Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Fluid Dynamics (FD)

Dr. KANG Chang Wei

Dr. KANG Chang Wei

Research Interests:

  • Multiphase modeling for wastewater treatment using membrane bio-reactor;
  • Front tracking methodology for droplet and bubble dynamics study;
  • Thermal and fluid flow modeling for thermal spray process;
  • Industrial applications using CFD.


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2006.
  • B.Eng. (Honours), Mechanical Engineering, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia, 2002.

Published Journals/ Articles:


    • Kang C.W., Hua J.S., Lou J., Liu W. and Jordan E. Bridging the Gap between Membrane Bio-reactor (MBR) Pilot and Plant Studies, Journal of Membrane Science, 2008, 325, p.861. 
    • Kang C.W., Ng H.W. and Yu S.C.M. Plasma Spray Deposition on Inclined Substrates: Simulations and Experiments, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 2007, 16, p.261. 
    • Sun X.L., Tok A.I.Y., Lim S.L., Boey F.Y.C., Kang C.W. and Ng H.W. Combustion-aided Suspension Plasma Spraying of Y2O3 Nanoparticles – Synthesis and Modeling, Journal of Applied Physics, 2007, 103, p.034308.1.
    • Kang C.W. and Ng, H.W. Splat Morphology and Spreading Behavior due to Oblique Impact of Droplets onto Substrates in Plasma Spray Coating Process, Surface and Coatings Technology,  2006, 200, p.5462. 


    • Kang C.W., Lou J., Zhang Q., Liu N., Chin G.L., Liu W., 23-25 June 2009, Characterization on Hydrodynamic Behavior in a Membrane Bio-reactor (MBR) Unit, 6th IWA Leading-Edge Conference on Water and Waste Water Technologies, Singapore, Paper ID: IWA-879.
    • Kang C.W., Zhang B., Lou J., Lee S.K., Wu J.F. and Seah A.K., 31 Oct-6 Nov 2008, Sensitivity Analysis on Three-Dimensional Numerical Simulation of Liquified Natural Gas Sloshing in Tank, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Paper ID: IMECE2008-67963.
    • Kang C.W., Hua J.S. and Lou J., 10-16 Nov 2007, Numerical Studies on the Dynamics of Deformable Droplet in a Three-dimensional L-shaped Micro-channel with its Initial Location Offset from the Center, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, USA, Paper ID: IMECE2007-41735.

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