Ng Wei Cheng 


B. Eng., Chemical Engineering, National University of Singapore, 2014.

Work Experiences

2015.3-2017.12, Research Engineer, NUS Environmental Research Institute, National University of Singapore. Topic: Energy and Environmental Sustainability Solutions for Megacities (E2S2).


Dean’s List, National University of Singapore, 2011

First class honours, National University of Singapore, 2014

Best Poster/ Presentation Award, 14th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2015), 2015

Research Interests

Waste-to-Energy (Cytotoxicity and reutilization of gasification ashes)
Electrohydrodynamic Atomization (EHDA) in drug delivery applications
3D-printing of human skin construct

Journal Publications

  1. Yang, S.K. Koh, W.C. Ng, R.C.J. Lim, H.T.W. Tan, Y.W. Tong, Y. Dai, C. Chong, C.H. Wang, “Potential Application of Gasification to Recycle Food Waste and Rehabilitate Acidic Soil from Secondary Forests on Degraded Land in Southeast Asia”, Journal of Environmental Management, 172, 40-48 (2016).
  2. Zhen, L. Rong, W.C. Ng, C. Ong, G. H. Baeg, W. Zhang, S.N. Lee, S.F.Y. Li, Y. Dai, Y.W. Tong, K.G. Neoh, C.H. Wang, “Rapid toxicity screening of gasification ashes”, Waste Management, 50, 93-104 (2016).
  3. Davoodi, W.C. Ng, W.C. Yan, M. P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang, “Double-walled Microparticles-embedded Self-crosslinked, Injectable, and Anti-bacterial Hydrogel for Controlled Sustained Release of Chemotherapeutic Agents”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(35), 22785-22800 (2017).
  4. Dong, T. Maneerung, W.C. Ng, X. Zhen, Y. Dai, Y.W. Tong, Y.P. Ting, S.N. Koh, C.H. Wang, K.G. Neoh, “Chemically treated carbon black waste and its potential applications”, J. Hazardous Material, 321, 62-72 (2017).
  5. Zhen, W.C. Ng, Fendy, Y. W. Tong, Y. Dai, K.G. Neoh, C.H. Wang, “Toxicity assessment of carbon black waste: a by-product from oil refineries”, J. Hazardous Material, 321, 600-610 (2017).
  6. C. Ng, S. You, R. Ling, K.Y.H. Gin, Y. Dai, C.H. Wang, “Co-gasification of woody biomass and chicken manure: syngas production, biochar reutilization, and cost-benefit analysis”, Energy, 139, 732-742 (2017).
  7. Davoodi, W.C. Ng, M.P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang, “Codelivery of anti-cancer agents via double-walled polymericmicroparticles/injectable hydrogel: A promising approach for treatment of triple negative breast cancer”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 114(12), 2931-2946 (2017).

Conference Publications/ Presentations

  1. Davoodi , W.C. Yan, W.C. Ng, YW Tong, M.P. Srinivasan, C.H. Wang, “Long Term Release of Anti-Cancer Drugs Using Double-Wall Microparticles for Breast Carcinoma Treatment”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, USA, 16-21 November, 2014.
  2. Yang, S.K. Koh,W.C. Ng, R.C.J. Lim, H.T.W. Tan, Y.W. Tong, Y. Dai C. Chong, C.H. Wang, “Application of Biochar Arising from Gasification to Rehabilitate Soil of Tropical Secondary Forest on Degraded Land”, 14th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2015), Nottingham, UK, 25-27 August 2015. [Best Poster/ Presentation Award]
  3. Zhen, Fendy, W.C. Ng, P. Dong, Y. Dai, K.G. Neoh, C.H. Wang, “Oxidative stress and apoptosis induced by carbon soot in human cell line”, AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 7-13 November 2015.
  4. C. Ng, R. Ling, Y. Shen, Y. Dai, C.H. Wang, ‘Co-gasification of woody biomass and chicken manure for syngas production and reutilization of gasification derived biochar for water pollutant removal’, 15th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET2016), Singapore, 20-22 July 2016.
  5. C. Ng, W.L. Teo, P. Dong, Y.P. Ting, K.G. Neoh, C.H. Wang, “Leaching and recovery of vanadium from carbon soot”, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, 12-18 November 2016.
  6. Maneerung, W.C. Ng, C.H. Wang, “Turning Biomass/Solid Waste into Energy and Valuable Materials”, 2nd International Conference on Biological Waste as Resource 2017 (BWR2017), Hong Kong, 25-27 May 2017.

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