Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Ling Keck Voon
Associate Professor, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Dr Keck Voon LING is an Associate Professor at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He was previously Deputy Head of the Control and Automation Division (2006-2008) at the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, NTU, and was concurrently Programme Manager of A*STAR Embedded and Hybrid Systems II (EHS-II) Research Programme (2006-2010) where he oversaw R&D efforts in Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare Applications. In 2010, Dr LING chaired the International Conference on Body Sensor Networks that was held in Singapore. He was in the organising committee, served as Financial Chair, of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Rail Transportation.

Dr LING has also jointly held multiple research appointments in both local and overseas universities. He was a visiting researcher at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge in 2001 and 2006. He was appointed as a senior scientist at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) from 2005 to 2010. In 2016, he was a visiting by-fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge University.

Dr LING’s research interests include Model Predictive Control, Receding Horizon Estimation, and their embedded implementation on reconfigurable computing platforms and applications. In recent years, his focus is on applying his research in control and estimation to multi-band GNSS software receiver, navigation and positioning applications, as well as smart grid and power systems applications.

Dr LING obtained a BEng (First Class) in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Singapore in 1988 and a DPhil in Control Engineering at Oxford University in 1992. He was awarded the Commonwealth Fellowship by the Association of Commonwealth Universities in 2001 and the Tan Chin Tuan Fellowship by NTU in 2006.
Keck-Voon Ling's areas of experties include control and optimisation, Online Laboratorties and Embedded Systems. His current research interests include model predictive control, receding horizon estimation, and their embedded and high speed implementations.

Selected Publications

Model Predictive Control
KV Ling, JM Maciejowski and BF Wu, Embedded Model Predictive Control (MPC) using a FPGA, 17th IFAC World Congress, Seoul, Korea, 6-11 July 2008.
A. Richards, KV Ling, JM Maciejowski, Robust Multiplexed Model Predictive Control, European Control Conference, July 2007, pp.441-446
KV Ling, JM Maciejowski and BF Wu, Multiplexed Model Predictive Control, CUED Report, CUED/F-INFENG/TR.561, July 2006.
KV Ling, JM Maciejowski and BF Wu, Multiplexed Model Predictive Control, 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, July 2005.
KV Ling and KW Lim, Receding Horizon Recursive State Estimation, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol.44, No.9, pp.1750-1753, 1999.
KS Low, KY Chiun and KV Ling, ?Evaluating Generalised Predictive Control for a Brushless DC Drive?, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 1191-1198, November 1998.
KV Ling and KW Lim. A State Space GPC with Extension to Multi-Rate Control. Automatica, Vol.32, No.7, pp.1067-1071, 1996.
KV Ling and AL Dexter, ?Expert Control of Air-Conditioning Plant?, Automatica, Vol. 30, No. 5, pp. 761-773, May 1994.

Online Laboratories
Habib Mir M. Hosseini, Keck Voon Ling and Bing Duan, Learning Object Model for Online Laboratories, in: Handbook of Research on Instructional Systems and Technology, Volume II (Terry T. Kidd and holim Song, eds), Information Science Reference, Hershey, New York (2008), pp.768-784.
Bing DUAN, Habib Mir HOSSENIN, Keck Voon LING and Robert Keng Leng GAY, An Architecture for Online Laboratory E-Learning System, Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 4(2), 87-101, April-June, 2006.
Bing DUAN, Keck Voon LING, Habib Mir M. HOSSEINI and Robert Kheng Leng GAY, An e-Learning Model for Lab-based Courses, International Journal of Engineering Education, Vol.21, No.6, pp.1068-1075, 2005
KV Ling, Y Lai and K Chew, An online Internet laboratory for control experiments, in: Advances in Control Education 2000 (L Vlacic and M Brisk, eds), Pergamon, Great Britain (2001), pp.173-176.
  • Multi-Band Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) Software Receiver
  • Next-Generation V2X Network Architecture and Ecosystem for Smart Mobility