National University of Singapore
Manage undergraduate and postgraduate students while teaching building services and built environment courses. Carry out research projects and consultancy services.
Acoustic Manager / Scientist
Armstrong (China) Investment Co., Ltd. (Fortune 1000)
Lead the Asian Acoustics Technology Program and be responsible for collaboratively developing, refining and executing the strategy and tactics necessary to expand the recognition of acoustics as a key performance attribute in building IEQ; manage both internal and external resources associated with Asian acoustic development programs; develop and champion proposals for external research, and provide support to the region’s sales and marketing teams for concept development through commercialization.
University of Nottingham-Ningbo Campus
2014 – Present
Teaching acoustics and lighting courses.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
2009 – 2013
Manage undergraduate and postgraduate students while teaching acoustics and mechanical courses: Advanced Noise Control (AE 4300 / AE8306); Fluid Mechanics (CIVE 310); Electroacoustics (AE 8350); Special Topic: Acoustics Measurement and Signal Processing (AE 8940); Current Topics in Architectural Acoustics (AE 9300); and Building Environment Technical System II (ARCH 334). Carry out research projects and consultancy services.
Assistant Professor / Visiting Lecturer
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2006 – 2009 / 2004 – 2006
Instructed both undergraduate and postgraduate students on electrical installation, design project, and research project courses. Handled and taught various courses, such as Product Acoustics and Vibration (ME382), Design Project, and Research Methods; along with Electrical Installation (BEng level), Electrical Installation II (HD level), Design Project I and II (with Software Application in Lighting System), System Design, Detailed Design, as well as Bachelor and Master of Engineering Dissertation.
Assistant Manager R&D (Noise and Vibration)
Johnson Electric Industrial Manufactory Ltd
2005 – 2006
World leader (US$2.2B) in production of motors for automotive and commercial markets.
- Built R&D team for noise, vibration and harshness. Instrumental in planning and construction of anechoic chamber and setup of acoustics and vibration laboratory.
- Participated in setup of lab to provide quick analysis of acoustic and vibration source origins.
- Developed products, improved programs and managed sound and vibration issues at global level.
- Managed industrial R&D projects; analyzed problems and created solutions to mechanical noise and vibration in motors.
Sound and Vibration Engineer
Emerson Climate Technologies (Fortune 500)
2002 – 2005
Subsidiary of the US Electric Company (US$22.6B), a world leader in electronics and electrical equipment rated #1 in category in the Fortune 500.
- Managed industrial R&D projects. Found solutions to mechanical noise and vibration in industrial air conditioning and refrigeration systems. Managed sound and vibration laboratories including a 70 cu.m hemi-anechoic chamber.
- Utilized numerous approaches and methodologies.
Acron International Technology Ltd.
2001 – 2002
- Designed and investigated environmental systems in areas of acoustics, vibration, energy and indoor air quality systems from beginning budget estimation through to contract administration. Supervised a staff of ten.
- Generated new business in the acoustic and energy industries.
Engineer / Assistant Engineer
Daniel Chan & Associates Ltd.
1997 – 1998 / 1995 – 1996
- Designed building services systems for industrial, commercial and residential buildings. Managed projects through all stages from budget preparation to contract administration.
- Worked on a variety of advancedenergy efficient system designs. Projects included designs of:
- a primary-secondary pumping system with variable-speed secondary chilled water pumps; a free cooling system with economizer cycle; and an ice storage system
- Utilized advanced building services engineering technology. Developed a unique smoke management system for a tall atrium with results presented in the “First International Symposium on Engineering Performance-Based Fire Codes” in 1998.