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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. 



A new PCT patent application has been published!

2 February, 2023

Wire embedding method for 3D printing

Nigel, Dr. Goh Guo Liang, Prof. Yeong Wai Yee


Catch us on the CNA documentary on 3D Bioprinting

29 December, 2022

CNA What's The Big Deal? - S1E4: 3D Bioprinting

Scientists believe that soon, we will be able to order human organs on demand. Host Rishi Budhrani discovers what lies ahead for the futuristic technology known as “3D bioprinting”


Prof Yeong listed as one of the highly cited researchers in 2022 by Clarivate Copy

16 November, 2022

Alumni from our group, Asst Prof Sing Swee Leong (NUS) is also listed in the same list.


Prof Yeong listed in the World's Top 2% Scientists List Identified by Stanford University

10 October, 2022

Alumni from our group, Asst Prof Sing Swee Leong (NUS) is also listed in the same list.


Latest paper accepted in Journal of Materials Chemistry B

7 October, 2022

The paper titled "Improving printability of hydrogel-based bio-inks for thermal inkjet bioprinting applications via saponification and heat treatment processes" has been accepted in "Journal of Materials Chemistry B"

The authors are: Ratima Suntornnond, Wei Long Ng, Xi Huang, Chuen Herh Ethan Yeow and Wai Yee Yeong


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 July/August 2022.  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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