Curriculum Vitae

Name: KHOO Boo Cheong

Present Appointment: Professor

Contact Information:
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
National University of Singapore
10 Kent Ridge Crescent
Singapore 119260
Tel: (65) 65162889; fax: (65) 67791459;
e-mail: mpekbc@nus.edu.sg

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

(i) BA Hons. 1st Class with Distinction (1980), University of Cambridge

(ii) MEng (1984), National University of Singapore

(iii) PhD (1989), Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Administrative Leadership:

(i) Program Chair and SMA (Singapore-MIT Alliance) Fellow in SMA-I (1999-2004) and SMA-II (2005-present)

(ii) International Steering Committee, HPC (High Performance Computing) Asia (1999-present)

(iii) Deputy Director, Institute of High Performance Computing (1998-1999)

(iv) Deputy Director, Centre for Computational Mechanics (1995-1998)

(v) Task Force for the Singapore BioMed Grid (BMG)

Awards & Prizes:
(i) Awarded the Royal Aeronautical Prize (London), 1980.

(ii) The prestigious Defense Technology Prize for team effort in 1998 was awarded to the Underwater Shock Technology Program, Singapore.

(iii) Literati Club Awards for Excellence 1999 for "Numerical Simulation of turbulent flow in an axisymmetric diffuser with a curved surface center-body" published in International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow.

Editorial Board and Committees:
See link.

Areas of Main Research Interest:
(a) Near-wall hot-wire measurements and the dynamic response of hot-wire system.

(b) Shock and Bubble dynamics.
      - Computer model.

(c) Water circulation and the scalar transport across the turbulent air-sea interface.