Engineering Research Seminar Series 11_2011: Heat Pipe Research in MUSC

Associate Professor Ong Kok Seng, School of Engineering, Monash University Sunway Campus

Date: 2011-03-31
Time: 18:30 to 19:30
Venue: Lecture Theatre 6-0-07


Dr. Ong has been a very active researcher in Heat Pipes for the past 20 years.  This talk will  present the fundamentals and workings of a Heat Pipe and Heat Pipe Heat Exchangers (HPHEs).  It will also give a brief overall summary of the research performed in MUSC and the results obtained to date. There would also be a short demonstration of how a Heat Pipe works.

About the Speaker

K S Ong is Associate Professor at Monash University Sunway Campus, School of Engineering. He is currently the Research Strength leader of Environment and Green Technology, EGT.  He obtained his BSc, MSc and PhD from the Imperial College of Science and Technology of London University in 1965, 1966 and 1971. He retired as Professor of Mechanical Engineering from University of Malaya in 1997 and joined Monash University after his retirement. Dr. Ong is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK and the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia. He is a Registered Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council, UK and the Board of Engineers, Malaysia. He has authored and co-authored more than 100 papers in International Journals and Conferences. His current research interests are in Heat Pipes, Solar Energy, Heat Pumps, Drying and Thermoelectrics.