• EH14 4AS

    United Kingdom

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PhD projects

Improvement of Additive manufacturing technologies, Dry friction and wear, Cryogenic tribology


Research activity per year

Personal profile


Ir. Dr. Yap Tze Chuen is an associate professor in Mechanical Engineering. He is a Chartered Engineer with Engineering Council U.K. (ECUK), member of IMechE since 2013, professional engineer with Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM), and member of IEM (MIEM). He is a Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK (SFHEA). He is also a Certified Trainer by PSMB (HRDF). 

Research interests

His research interests are in dry friction and wear, cryogenic tribology, additive manufacturing, and non conventional manufacturing. Currently he is working on enhancement of additive manufactured partsCreate

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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