Keynote Speakers


ASSOCIATE PROF S.H.WINOTO
- (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

S.H.Winoto obtained his Ph.D. from Imperial College, London in 1980 and joined the National University of Singapore (NUS) in the same year as a Lecturer and became Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor. He was a Visiting Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology and at University of Southern California in 1988-1989. He has been involved in organizing some international conferences, and was the Chairman of the international conferences held in Singapore, such as the 7th Asian Symposium on Visualization (7ASV) in 2003 and the 9th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena (ISTP-9) in 1996. He was also a Co-Chairman of the 19th IAHR Symposium on Hydraulic Machinery and Cavitation, held in Singapore in 1998, and the Advisor of the 14th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena (ISTP-14) held in Bali in 2003. He has also served as a member of the advisory committees of more than 60 international conferences held in many different parts of the world.

He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and has been the President/Chairman of the ASME Singapore Chapter/Section and also the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Zone of ASME International Asia Pacific Region (Region XIII) for 1999-2001. For his contribution to ASME activities in the Asia Pacific region, he was awarded an ASME Region XIII Award in 2001. He was also awarded Journal of Visualization Award in 2007 in appreciation and recognition of his editorial contributions to the journal in the past ten years.

His research interests include concave surface boundary layer flows, jet flows and their applications, flow visualizations and lubrication and its related applications. He has written and contributed to about 200 journal and conference papers and has been invited to deliver Keynote Lectures especially on concave surface boundary layer flows at a number of international conferences.

PROF DR TOSHIAKI KANEMOTO
- (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan)

Name:
Toshiaki KANEMOTO

Nationality:
JAPAN

Year of Birth & Sex:
1949 & Male

Affiliation & Position:
Division of Mechanical and Control Engineering Science,
Faculty of Engineering,
Kyushu Institute of Technology,
Professor

Address: Sensui 1-1, Tobata, Kitakyushu 804-8550744, Japan

Phone Fax and E-mail address:
+81-93-884-3418 & turbo@tobata.isc.kyutech.ac.jp

Short background
1) Graduated from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Kanagawa University, in 1972.
2) Degree: Doctor of Engineering in 1985 from Tokyo Metropolitan University
3) Research & teaching experience:
  • From 1975 to 1987, engaged in Yokohama National University as Research Associate
  • From 1988 to 1995, engaged in Kyushu Institute of Technology as Associate Professor
  • From 1996 to now, engaged in Kyushu Institute of Technology as Professor

4) Main research field: Turbomachinery
Recent projects :
  • [1] Development of Intelligent Wind Turbine Unit
  • [2] Developments of Micro Hydroelectric Units for Marin and Land Hydropower
  • [3] Developments of Micro Fan, Jet fan, Turbofan Engine
  • [4] Development of New Type Pumping Units


Academic activity:
1) Consultant Professor: South China University of Technology
2) Vice president, Turbomachinery Society of Japan

  PROF IR DR. SALMAN LEONG
- (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia)

Ir Dr Mohd Salman Leong is a Professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), where he is the founding Director of the Institute of Noise & Vibration of UTM. He is also currently the Research Dean of the UTM’s Research Alliance for Automation, Cybernetics and Engineering (ACE) of UTM. He graduated with a B.Sc. (Mech. Eng.) 1st Class Honours from Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom in 1978, and a PhD in 1983. His PhD research was on rotordynamic instabilities in high performance turbo-machinery.

He had been working actively with the industry for more than 25 years in vibrations of fluid machinery. He had been involved with extensive consulting projects in machinery and structural vibrations, noise and acoustics in the ASEAN region. This in particular includes investigations and assignments for the petrochemical, power generation and building industry.

His current research is in the areas of machinery and structural condition monitoring and assessment, turbo-machinery blades failure diagnosis and performance monitoring.

He has published more than 110 papers in journals and conference proceedings at international and national levels.

  IR HJ ZAINUDIN
- (SAJ Holodings Sdn Bhd)


DESIGNATION : General Manager Operations

ORGANISATION :
SAJ Holdings Sdn. Bhd.
Jalan Garuda
Larkin
80350 JOHOR BAHRU

TELEPHONE NO. : 07 226 8486

FACIMILE NO. : 07 223 3611

E-MAIL ADDRESS : zmg1@saj.com.my

FIELDS(S) OF SPECIALISATION :
  • Operations and maintenance of overall water supply system.


WORKINGS EXPERIENCE(S) :

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
  • 1981
    Project Engineer, Bukit Ibam
  • 1981 – 1984
    District Engineer, Mersing
  • 1984 – 1985
    Project Engineer
  • 1985 – 1987
    District Engineer, Kota Tinggi
  • 1989 – 1992
    Senior Project Engineer


WATER SUPPLY DEPARTMENT
  • 1992 – 1994
    District Engineer, Johor Bahru


SYARIKAT AIR JOHOR SDN. BHD.
  • 1994 – 1999 :
    District Manager, Johor Bahru


SAJ HOLDINGS SDN. BHD.
  • • 1999 – 2001 :
    Senior Manager, Asset Replacement Department
  • 2001 – 2003 :
    Head of New Projects Department
  • 2003 to-2008 :
    Head, Operations Division
  • 2008 to-date :
    General Manager Operations


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION(S) :
  • 1977 – Graduated with Diploma in Civil Engineering, University of Technology, Kuala Lumpur.
  • 1980 – Graduated with Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow, Scotland.
  • 1989 – Graduated with Masters of Science in Environmental Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP(S) :
  • P. Eng. (Professional Engineer, Board of Engineers, Malaysia)
  • MIEM (Member of Institution of Engineers, London)


Organised by                                                                              Collaboration with

Asian Fluid Machinery Committee(AFMC)

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

Institution of Engineers,
Malaysia (IEM)