Academic Profile

Academic Qualifications: BA(Hons) First Class with Distinction - University of Cambridge - 1989
PhD - University of Cambridge - 1993
Professional Qualifications/Memberships: (State date of membership)
Summary of Working Experience: (with dates)
17 Nov 1993 - 31 Dec 1998 Lecturer, NTU
1 Jan 1999 - 31 Dec 2000 Assistant Professor, NTU
1 Jan 2001 - Associate Professor, NTU
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Assoc Prof Yap Fook Fah
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

1. Mechanics of micro-systems, in particular the dynamic analysis of multi-component
systems for high capacity, high speed data storage. Currently manager of Centre
for Mechanics of Micro-Systems.
2. Virtual prototyping and simulation of complex mechanical systems
3. Dynamics of damped structures and vibration control using magneto-rheological fluid
damping technology.
  • Innovative design and development of adaptive and smart rail steel clamps for rail defect isolation on track

  • Programme for Micro-Mobility Safety and Utility Research

  • Tracking and Rider Assistance System for Personal Mobility Devices

  • Tracking and Rider Assistance System for Personal Mobility Devices (MAE Seed)
  • Yadav, S.R., Y.F. Fah, and P.T. Sheng. (2019). Design and Analysis of Shock Isolators. 20th Hwarangdae International Symposium, The 7th International Conference on Design and Analysis of Protective Structures (HIS-DAPS 2019).

  • Kai Hou Tan, Yap Fook Fah. (2017). Reducing Fuel Consumption Using Flywheel Battery Technology for Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes in Container Terminals. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering , 5(7), 15-33.

  • Ashkan Haji Hosseinloo, Fook Fah Yap, Siow Pin Tan, Kok Chuan Toh. (2014). Shock and vibration protection of submerged jet impingement cooling systems: Theory and experiment. Applied Thermal Engineering, 73(1), 1076-1086.

  • AH Hosseinloo, FF Yap, ET Chua. (2014). Random vibration protection of a double-chamber submerged jet impingement cooling system: A continuous model. Aerospace Science and Technology, .

  • Yap F.F., Chen G. (2014). An Introduction to Planar Dynamics. Cengage Learning Asia.