Programme Directors


Ngin Hoon Tong


Dr Ngin Hoon Tong

Programme Director
Experimental Power Grid Centre
Energy Research Institute @ NTU (ERI@N)

Office: 3 Pesek Road, Singapore 627590  

Hoon Tong has over 18 years of track record in growing the R&D innovation ecosystem in Singapore’s energy and infocomm sectors.  His experience range from technology strategic planning, conceptualisation and delivery of R&D and test-bedding programmes in emerging growth areas, and forging strategic partnerships with multi-national corporations, local enterprises, and economic agencies to commercialise R&D efforts.

He has managed over $200mil funding and over 30 R&D projects.  They include large scale demonstration projects in micro-grids, energy storage, solar forecasting, and electric vehicle.  Others include the application of emerging technologies such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, blockchain and drones/robotics, in power sector specific areas, like power plant efficiency improvement, gas pipeline monitoring, smart grids/micro-grids, distributed energy resource management systems and cyber-physical security enhancements. 

Hoon Tong has a Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, and Bachelors of Engineering (First-Class) from National University of Singapore. ​