Assistant Professor

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Wong Voon Loong
Roles and responsibilities

Dr Wong Voon Loong is an Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences.                                              




Dr. Wong's research focuses on multiphase flow and transport phenomena in microfluidic systems. He is currently involved as a key team member of research projects in field of “1) Super Hydrophobic Coating for Solar Photovoltaic; 2) Emulsions Droplet Translocation in Complex Constriction Structure; 3) Non-Newtonian droplet translocation and motion in microfluidics device.” He is also involved with a range of research projects in University of Nottingham Malaysia including wastewater treatment, microfluidics, drug delivery system and biomedical application.


Dr. Wong Voon Loong obtained his Bachelor Degree of Chemical Engineering with First Class Honours (Book Prize Winner) from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Malaysia in 2010. During his undergraduate years, he was awarded the Dean's and President's List in recognition of academic excellence. After he completed his undergraduate degree, he continued his studies at the University of Nottingham (UK and Malaysia Campus) and graduated with a PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering in 2015. His thesis dissertation focused on the formation of microdroplets with non-Newtonian characteristics in microfluidic systems for the rheological applications in drug delivery systems. Before joining Heriot-Watt University Malaysia, Dr. Wong served as a Chemical Engineering lecturer at SEGi University between 2015-16. He is currently an Associate Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), and is also a Graduate member of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).


Further information

Dr. Wong teaches Multiphase Thermodynamics and Process Industries C