Project Officer

My job responsibilities are as follows:

This is a national-level grant awarded to the healthcare clusters to support research and innovations in health assistive and robotics technologies for improving clinical and productivity outcomes.

‣ Analysed processes and procedures while recommending improvements to management and team leaders.
             ‣ Assessed risks in real-time and used engineering judgment to stop work when logistics were deemed unacceptable
‣ Drove quality requirements for new product designs while adhering to specifications and product design.
‣ Investigated hardware product issues involving materials and software in devising and deploying solutions.
‣Outlined design requirements, functional specifications, and reports to document development processes.

This research project is a collaboration between Singapore General Hospital (SGH) and Nanyang Technological University’s School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (NTU MAE). The project aims to handle sorting, inspection, and packing of post-washed surgical instruments in the SGH Sterile Supply Unit (SSU) to free up nursing and manpower for higher productivity tasks.

Product Development Lead/Project Coordinator

My job responsibilities are as follows:

‣ Led in a collaborative project for development of the Extreme Disinfection Robot (XDBOT) to disinfect large surfaces quickly between three NTU spin-offs along with the help from industry partners.
‣ Co-inventor of XDBOT, performed experiments for liquid decomposition of the electrostatic spraying technology.
‣ XDBOT is commercial-ready and has been purchased by interested parties.
‣ Conceptualization, research and development of disinfection robot to address the current manpower crunch in the sanitation industry.
‣ To minimize the transmission risks associated with COVID-19 among cleani

Project Team Lead

My Job Responsibilities were as follows:

‣Co-inventor of Semi-Autonomous Shelver (SAS) now named as Stackabot, an independent dual-lifting robotic platform addressing the current work hazard in retail/supermarket environment. This work requires performing injury prone activites repeatedly, including bending and twisting, lifting heavy items, doing extended reach while on a ladder, etc
‣ This invention is to assist the growing elderly citizen as in Singapore who make up 50% of the workforce at a major supermarket.
‣ A technical disclosure filed for the innovative design.
‣ A perception survey carried out on SAS and found that users were perceived to have less bodily pain and discomfort.
‣ The survey also indicates that users found the SAS was easy to use and enabled mature workers to replenish heavy items.
‣Responsible for regulatory, reimbursement and business model strategy development.
‣Responsible for funding agencies, client’s requirements and other necessary activities required for product development.
‣ Won a 6-month extension funding for the project.
‣ Current invention is in discussion with a private sector company in regards of commercialization and technology licensing agreement.

Robotics Research Assistant

My job responsibilities were as follows:

‣ Presented the project’s outlook while achieving positive results via planning ahead and delivering key details.
‣ Responsible in mechanical design, developing and testing of various prototypes assembled.
‣ Developed quantitative and qualitative research studies to provide insights and strategic recommendations.
‣ Synthesized and integrated current and previous research findings to address key business issues and solutions.
‣ Assist in developing enhance improvements to meet with client’s requirements through visiting on-site and interviewing the staffs.
‣ Took up Final Year Project Supervisor role for two students during the 2018/2019 academic term.

Robotic Exoskeleton Designer (Research Internship)

Lab: HealthCare Innovation Laboratory, Singapore Polytechnic.

‣ Worked on designing a robotic exoskeleton for partial paralysis of upper limb patients.
‣ Conducted experiments on observing human motion by using motion capture cameras.
‣ Instrumental in providing inputs during designing and conceptualization stage.
‣ Recommended design modifications and process optimization to eliminate machine and system malfunctions.

Honors & Awards

  • International Finalist for Jingdong Robotics Challenge (JRC) by JD Logistics, China
  • International Finalist for DJI Combat Robot Challenge, China
  • International Finalist DJI RoboMasters Mobile Manipulation Challenge (ICRA, SINGAPORE)
  • 1st Runner Up (Robotics Arm Competition)
  • 2nd Runner Up, Engineering Innovation & Design Show (EID)
  • Director’s Honour Roll AY 2013/2014
  • Co-Curricular Activities(CCA) Certificate of Attainment Gold with Honours
  • Merit Award
  • Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution in Group Category, Singapore Polytechnic International Students’ Club
  • Silver Medal (Final Year Project Engineering Show)
  • Inspire Award (NATIONAL)
  • Design Award (NATIONAL)
  • Malaysia Book of Records “Largest 1Malaysia Thumb Printing” (NATIONAL)
  • Certificate of Completion (Education in Human Values) (2001-2010)
  • International Competitions and Assessments for Schools English DISTINCTION
  • M.I.N.D.S Excellence Award (NATIONAL)


  • Jingdong Robotics Challenge (JRC) by JD Logistics, China
  • DJI RoboMasters Combat Robot (Shenzhen, CHINA)
  • DJI RoboMasters Mobile Manipulation Challenge (ICRA, SINGAPORE)
  • Development of Madular Payload Handler for Mobile Robotic Platform 
  • Air Jelly
  • FIRST Tech Challenge 2012 USA
  • FIRST Tech Challenge 2011 Singapore
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