Dr. Tan Kha Sheng

Associate Professor


Educational Qualifications: BTech (Bradford), MSc( Brunel), Dip. Ed. (S'pore), PhD( S'pore)

Research Interests

  • Non-destructive testing, evaluation and characterisation of materials
  • Materials for energy and development
  • Standards and conformity assessment of materials in use


  • SP-1303 Thermal Physics and optics
  • SP-2201 Experiments in Physics
  • SP-3404 How things work
  • SP-4301 Characterisation and evaluation of materials


  • Matahir, M., Chin, L. T., Tan, K. S. & Olofinjana, A. On the variability of mechanical strength in Bi containing Sn-Ag-Cu Pb-free solder alloys. in Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2011, MS and T’11 1, 130–141 (2011).
  • Chin, L. T., Hing, P., Tan, K. S. & Olofinjana, A. O. Overview and Functional Characterization of Pb–Free Solders. Defect Diffus. Forum 297-301, 169–179 (2010).
  • Osunkoya, O. O. et al. Comparative height crown allometry and mechanical design in 22 tree species of Kuala Belalong rainforest, Brunei, Borneo. Am. J. Bot. 94, 1951–62 (2007).
  • Olofinjana, A. O. & Tan, K. S. Thermal de-vitrification and formation of single phase nano-crystalline structure in Fe-based metallic glass alloys. J. Mater. Process. Technol. 191, 377–380 (2007).
  • Tan, K. S. & Olofinjana, A. O. Evolution of macroporosity in fired mudstone clay. Br. Ceram. Trans. 103, 227–230 (2004).