Dr. Shah Kwok Wei
Shah Kwok Wei was awarded an overseas scholarship by government statutory board JTC and graduated with degree from Tokyo University, Japan. Subsequently, he was awarded an A*STAR scholarship to pursue his PhD working on nanomaterials and nanotechnology. He helped JTC facility management team secured the inaugural Energy Smart Building Award for JTC Summit building. He also represented JTC in the inter-agency taskforce for Climate Change Working Group and Industry Sub-committee for National Climate Change Committee (NCCC).
He was a member of the SPRING’s Technical Review Committee for the review of Singapore’s Code of Practice (CP, now known as Singapore Standards SS) and also for CP 31 (now SS 535): - Mains Failure Standby Generating Systems and CP 16 (now SS 551) - Earthing.
Recently, he had been invited to give talks as an invited speaker at many prestigious conference events such as MND’s Urban Sustainability Congress 2013, ICMAT (International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies 2013), IMRE - NANOTEC Joint Workshop on Green Nanotechnology 2013. He is the Chairperson for the recent workshop on “Green Building Envelopes and Materials for the Tropics 2013”.
He is a member of the Technical Taskforce 2013 for SGBC Singapore Green Building Council. He is also a member of the Scientific Committee for Singapore Junior Chemistry Olympiad, 2012 and 2013.
He had filed 5 patents for ASTAR, JTC, MPA, NUS and co-authored several good papers. He is the Principal Investigator for SGD$1.13 million grant by the first A*STAR-MND Green Building Grant Call to work on enhanced phase-change materials. He is also the Principal Investigator for an industry project, collaborating with a MNC company to research on “green” energy-efficient solar-shading materials.