Dr Ngin Hoon Tong
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.