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Prof Yeong received her BEng (1st class Hons) and PhD degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University in 2003 and 2006, respectively. Prior to joining MAE in 2013, she has industrial experiences in technical and supervisory functions in research and development, manufacturing and quality systems. 

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Editor-in-chief: Prof. Wai Yee, Yeong 

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New book chapter published

28 Oct 2023

Title: Polymeric Materials for Biomedical Implants

Dr Jia Min, Lee, Dr. Adrian Teo, Dr. Koh Ye Xin, Prof Yeong Wai Yee


New paper accepted in Advanced Materials Technologies


Title: A 3D Printing-Enabled Artificially Innervated Smart Soft Gripper with Variable Joint Stiffness

Dr. Guo Liang Goh, Samuel Lee, Wai Yee Yeong.


New Singapore Provisional Patent application filed

26 July 2023

Title:3D Printed Multimaterial Gripper With Embedded Sensors And Variable-Stiffness Joints

Singapore provisional patent application number 10202302134R

Dr. Goh Guo Liang, Samuel Lee. Yeong Wai Yee


New Singapore Provisional Patent application filed

25 July 2023

Title: A 3D Printed Multimaterial Bilayer Chainmail-Structured Actuator

Singapore provisional patent application number 10202302110R.

Dr. Goh Guo Liang, Cheng Shi Hui, Samuel Lee, Prof. Yeong Wai Yee


New paper accepted in Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing

18 June 2023

Predicting the number of printed cells during inkjet-based bioprinting process based on droplet velocity profile using machine learning approaches

Huang Xi and Dr Ng Wei Long


3D Bioprinting

3D Bioprinting

Highly printable novel bio-ink for 3D complex hollow structure

Aerosol jet printing

Melt fiber spinning

3D printed mini Changi airport model


16 highly cited papers as of January/February 2023.  In the fields of Engineering, Materials Science, Physics and Clinical Medicine, Computer Science.

Highly cited papers refer to the top 1% of publication in respective field.

Hot papers refer to the top 0.1% of publication in respective field.

Controlling Droplet Impact Velocity and Droplet Volume: Key Factors to Achieving High Cell Viability in Sub-Nanoliter Droplet-based Bioprinting

Emerging metallic systems for additive manufacturing: In-situ alloying and multi-metal processing in laser powder bed fusion

A review on machine learning in 3D printing: applications, potential, and challenges

Laser powder bed fusion for metal additive manufacturing: perspectives on recent developments

Metallic powder-bed based 3D printing of cellular scaffolds for orthopaedic implants: A state-of-the-art review on manufacturing, topological design, mechanical properties and biocompatibility

Additive manufacturing in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs): Challenges and potential

Microstructure modelling for metallic additive manufacturing: a review

Vat polymerization-based bioprinting—process, materials, applications and regulatory challenges

Recent Progress in Additive Manufacturing of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite

Process-Structure-Properties in Polymer Additive Manufacturing via Material Extrusion: A Review

Selective laser melting of stainless steel 316L with low porosity and high build rates

Characterization of mechanical properties and fracture mode of additively manufactured carbon fiber and glass fiber reinforced thermoplastics

Laser and electron-beam powder-bed additive manufacturing of metallic implants: A review on processes, materials and designs.

Selective laser melting of lattice structures: A statistical approach to manufacturability and mechanical behavior

Direct Selective Laser Sintering and Melting of Ceramics: A review

Numerical investigation and an effective modelling on the Selective Laser Melting (SLM) process with aluminium alloy 6061



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