Event Overview


COMSOL Conference 2017 (Singapore)

Event Sessions

22 November, 2017, 8:30am - 6pm

Venue

Concorde Hotel Singapore

100 Orchard Road, 238840 (map)

REGISTER

The COMSOL Conference 2017 is coming to several destinations around the globe and will be making its way to Southeast Asia on 22 November 2017, at the Concorde Hotel Singapore.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Learn from COMSOL experts who are travelling to our region to conduct the mini courses.

Mats Nigam
Technical Product Manager, COMSOL, Stockholm

Pratyush Sharma
Applications Engineer, COMSOL, India

 

 

  • Pick up new simulation techniques from the various Mini Courses available
  • [New!] Come to our COMSOL Clinic where you can meet with COMSOL experts to:
    • Get assistance on your modeling problems
    • Ask and explore possible simulation solutions to your design and research challenges
  • Share your work and showcase the latest innovations in your fields by participating as our Oral / Poster Presenters.
  • Interact with other members of the research and engineering community who are working on similar problems to discuss on solving the problems in a more efficient way using multiphysics modelling.
  • Draw inspiration for your next design innovation
  • All attendees will receive
    • Free 30-day evaluation license
    • 50% discount on any 2-day COMSOL Training courses (worth from SGD2,500-2,800)*
  • Participate in a quiz during the conference and stand a chance to win a FREE 2-day COMSOL Multiphysics Intensive Training Course (worth SGD2500)* – up to 5 winners!

*Terms & conditions apply, please see FAQ section for more details.

 


WHO WILL BE ATTENDING:

and many more…


Organised By:

i-Math

In Partnership With:

COMSOL

Media Partner:

ResearchSEA

COMSOL Conference 2017 (Singapore)

Event Sessions

22 November, 2017, 8:30am - 6pm

Venue

Concorde Hotel Singapore

100 Orchard Road, 238840 (map)

REGISTER
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Towards Multiscale Models for Bioimpedance of Human Skin with COMSOL Multiphysics
Dr. Karl Erik Birgersson, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

Red Blood Cells (RBCs) Separation Using Magnetophoresis Force
Dr. Tran Si Bui Quang, Scientist, A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing

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Vibro-Acoustic Modeling, Analysis and Optimization Using COMSOL Multiphysics
Dr. Yu Xiang, Research Scientist, A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing

Finite Element Analysis of Accelerating Projectile Inside Vacuum Bazooka
Dr. Amir Shakouri, Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University

Monotonic and Cyclec Behavior Of Trabecular Bone Under Uniaxial and Multiaxial Loading
Dr. Ardiyansyah Syahrom, Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

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You will learn about the structural element types that can be used to model different structural components and how the different structural elements can be coupled together. A variety of study types in the Structural Mechanics Module will be discussed and demonstrations will be used to illustrate the selection of the correct study type.

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  • Add-on modules
  • Couplings of difference structural elements
  • Multiphysics couplings
    • Built-in: Joule Heating, Thermal Expansion
    • With other physics: Thermal-Structural Interaction (such as Inductive Heating, RF Heating and Laser Heating)
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  • Demos and hands-on exercises
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Topics that will be covered include:

  • Overview of capabilities of electrochemistry interfaces
  • Introduction to key features in Electrochemistry interfaces: current distribution interfaces, electrochemical kinetics
  • Introduction to customized interfaces for modeling electroanlaysis, corrosion, electrodeposition and batteries& fuel cells applications
  • Different study types available in electrochemistry
  • Supporting multiphysics couplings in Electrochemistry interfaces
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Modelling Thermal Capillary Effects and Flow in the Molten Pool During Selective Laser Melting
Mr. Habimana Jean Willy, Research Student, National University of Singapore

3D Hydrodynamic and Mass Transport Simulations of Ocular Drug Delivery Considering Segmental Aqueous Humour Outflow Phenomenon in the Human Eye
Ms. Loke Chai Yee, Doctoral Candidate, Monash University Malaysia

Conductivity Recovery Around Point Electrodes in Electrical Impedance Tomography
Mr. Agah D. Garnadi, Senior Lecturer, Institut Pertanian Bogor

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Enhanced Fin Tube Heat Exchanger Design Through Topology Optimization
Mr. Shi Zeng, Ph.D. Student, National University of Singapore

Numerical Optimization of Microelectrode Systems for Single Cell Manipulation by Dielectrophoresis
Mr. Nguyen Ba Loc, Student, Nanyang Technological University

Transient Analysis of a Finned, Cylindrical Adsorber Reactor in Solar Adsorption Refrigeration
Ms. Norhafizah binti Ahmad Junaidi, Postgraduate Researcher, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

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Topics that will be covered include:

  • Importance of equation based modeling
  • Different kinds of equations: PDE, ODE and DAE interfaces
  • PDE interfaces: Coefficient Form, General Form and Weak Form
  • ODE and DAE interfaces: Global, Domain and boundary interfaces
  • Coupling of these mathematics interfaces with each other
  • Coupling of these mathematics interfaces with existing physics interface
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In this mini course you will learn about the capabilities of COMSOL’s CFD and Microfluidics Modules. The numerous physics interfaces in the CFD Module, covering creeping flow, Newtonian and non-Newtonian laminar flow, and turbulent flow at various Mach numbers will be presented along with the physics interfaces in the Microfluidics Module that allow for rarefication effects. You will learn about the special boundary conditions that can be used to model unresolved physical phenomena or thin immersed structures. Particle tracing can be used to simulate flows of dilute suspensions whereas continuum multiphase flow models are needed for higher volume fractions, e.g. the mixture model or Euler-Euler model for dispersed multiphase flow and the level-set model or phase-field model for separated multiphase flow. The most common multiphysics couplings will also be addressed. This is followed by a presentation of the various turbulence models and their applicability. The session will be concluded with a few words about the solvers with special focus on the new AMG (Aggregated Multi Grid) solver. Live demonstrations will be used to clarify and exemplify the different topics covered in this mini course.

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This mini course provides an introduction to electromagnetic modeling for high-frequency applications with COMSOL. In particular, you will learn about the capabilities of COMSOL’s RF and Wave Optics Modules, their differences and knowing which of these 2 modules to use when modeling particular electromagnetic applications.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • The physics interfaces in RF and Wave Optics Modules
  • Application areas
  • Differences between RF and Wave Optics Modules
  • Dispersion models
  • Special boundary conditions
    • Perfectly matched layer
    • Absorbing boundaries
    • Symmetry and Periodicity
  • Modeling and meshing techniques
  • Demos and hands-on exercises
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Programme

Time Programme
8.30am - 9.00am Registration, Poster Exhibition, COMSOL Clinic
9.00am - 9.30am

Keynote

Mats Nigam, COMSOL

9.30am - 9.50am

Oral Presentation Session 1 (Concurrent Sessions)

Towards Multiscale Models for Bioimpedance of Human Skin with COMSOL Multiphysics
Dr. Karl Erik Birgersson, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

Red Blood Cells (RBCs) Separation Using Magnetophoresis Force
Dr. Tran Si Bui Quang, Scientist, A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing

9.50am - 10.05am

Oral Presentation Session 2 (Concurrent Sessions)

Vibro-Acoustic Modeling, Analysis and Optimization Using COMSOL Multiphysics
Dr. Yu Xiang, Research Scientist, A*STAR Institute of High Performance Computing

Finite Element Analysis of Accelerating Projectile Inside Vacuum Bazooka
Dr. Amir Shakouri, Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University

Monotonic and Cyclec Behavior Of Trabecular Bone Under Uniaxial and Multiaxial Loading
Dr. Ardiyansyah Syahrom, Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

10.05am -12.50pm Hands-On Mini Courses (Concurrent Sessions)

Mini Course: Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics

Mats Nigam, COMSOL

This mini-course will give you an introduction to the multiphysics concept in COMSOL. You will learn about the general capabilities in COMSOL Multiphysics. The simulation workflow, from defining a model to post-processing the results, will be presented alongside with demonstrations on creating a geometry, meshing, and setting up single and multiphysics applications. Special attention will be given to novel features in the latest releases. This is followed by a demonstration of the Application Builder, a development environment for designing applications based on COMSOL Multiphysics models.

Mini Course: Structural Mechanics & Heat Transfer

Zhao Xin, i-Math

This mini course will provide an introduction to the capabilities in the COMSOL’s Structural Mechanics Module, its built-in coupling features and multiphysics couplings with other modules. The session will cover the physics interfaces of Structural Mechanics Modules and its add-on modules that can supplement your structural analyses for specific application areas.

You will learn about the structural element types that can be used to model different structural components and how the different structural elements can be coupled together. A variety of study types in the Structural Mechanics Module will be discussed and demonstrations will be used to illustrate the selection of the correct study type.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Key features of Structural Mechanics module
  • Add-on modules
  • Couplings of difference structural elements
  • Multiphysics couplings
    • Built-in: Joule Heating, Thermal Expansion
    • With other physics: Thermal-Structural Interaction (such as Inductive Heating, RF Heating and Laser Heating)
  • Selection of study types
  • Demos and hands-on exercises

Mini Course: Electrochemistry

Pratyush Sharma, COMSOL

This session will provide an overview of COMSOL capabilities in regards with electrochemical applications such as electroanalysis, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy and electrolysis. We will also discuss the use of COMSOL for modeling corrosion, electrodeposition and batteries & fuel cells. We will cover the basic theoretical aspect of electrochemistry interfaces and then gradually introduce you to customized interfaces to model above mentioned problems, along with suitable case studies. This will then be followed by a demonstration example and a hands-on exercise to give you a feel of COMSOL user interface.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Overview of capabilities of electrochemistry interfaces
  • Introduction to key features in Electrochemistry interfaces: current distribution interfaces, electrochemical kinetics
  • Introduction to customized interfaces for modeling electroanlaysis, corrosion, electrodeposition and batteries& fuel cells applications
  • Different study types available in electrochemistry
  • Supporting multiphysics couplings in Electrochemistry interfaces
12.50pm - 2.00pm Lunch, Poster Exhibition, COMSOL Clinic
2.00pm - 2.15pm

Oral Presentation 3 (Concurrent Sessions)

Modelling Thermal Capillary Effects and Flow in the Molten Pool During Selective Laser Melting
Mr. Habimana Jean Willy, Research Student, National University of Singapore

3D Hydrodynamic and Mass Transport Simulations of Ocular Drug Delivery Considering Segmental Aqueous Humour Outflow Phenomenon in the Human Eye
Ms. Loke Chai Yee, Doctoral Candidate, Monash University Malaysia

Conductivity Recovery Around Point Electrodes in Electrical Impedance Tomography
Mr. Agah D. Garnadi, Senior Lecturer, Institut Pertanian Bogor

2.15pm - 2.30pm

Oral Presentation Session 4 (Concurrent Sessions)

Enhanced Fin Tube Heat Exchanger Design Through Topology Optimization
Mr. Shi Zeng, Ph.D. Student, National University of Singapore

Numerical Optimization of Microelectrode Systems for Single Cell Manipulation by Dielectrophoresis
Mr. Nguyen Ba Loc, Student, Nanyang Technological University

Transient Analysis of a Finned, Cylindrical Adsorber Reactor in Solar Adsorption Refrigeration
Ms. Norhafizah binti Ahmad Junaidi, Postgraduate Researcher, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

2.30pm - 5.15pm Hands-On Mini Courses (Concurrent Sessions)

Mini Course: Equation-Based Modeling

Pratyush Sharma, COMSOL

Partial differential equations (PDEs) constitute the mathematical foundation for describing the laws of nature. This course will provide an introduction to customizing your simulations by developing models directly with PDEs. You will also learn how to add ordinary differential equations (ODEs) and algebraic equations to your model. This feature has great usability as it allows users to add new physics and additional features to their models. We will begin with a discussion on importance of equation based modeling in COMSOL. Following this,  we will introduce you to various mathematics interfaces which allow you to add new PDEs, ODEs and algebraic equations in COMSOL. This will then be followed by a demonstration example and a hands-on exercise to give you a feel of COMSOL user interface.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Importance of equation based modeling
  • Different kinds of equations: PDE, ODE and DAE interfaces
  • PDE interfaces: Coefficient Form, General Form and Weak Form
  • ODE and DAE interfaces: Global, Domain and boundary interfaces
  • Coupling of these mathematics interfaces with each other
  • Coupling of these mathematics interfaces with existing physics interface

Mini Course: CFD

Mats Nigam, COMSOL

In this mini course you will learn about the capabilities of COMSOL’s CFD and Microfluidics Modules. The numerous physics interfaces in the CFD Module, covering creeping flow, Newtonian and non-Newtonian laminar flow, and turbulent flow at various Mach numbers will be presented along with the physics interfaces in the Microfluidics Module that allow for rarefication effects. You will learn about the special boundary conditions that can be used to model unresolved physical phenomena or thin immersed structures. Particle tracing can be used to simulate flows of dilute suspensions whereas continuum multiphase flow models are needed for higher volume fractions, e.g. the mixture model or Euler-Euler model for dispersed multiphase flow and the level-set model or phase-field model for separated multiphase flow. The most common multiphysics couplings will also be addressed. This is followed by a presentation of the various turbulence models and their applicability. The session will be concluded with a few words about the solvers with special focus on the new AMG (Aggregated Multi Grid) solver. Live demonstrations will be used to clarify and exemplify the different topics covered in this mini course.

Mini Course: Electromagnetics

Zhao Xin, i-Math

This mini course provides an introduction to electromagnetic modeling for high-frequency applications with COMSOL. In particular, you will learn about the capabilities of COMSOL’s RF and Wave Optics Modules, their differences and knowing which of these 2 modules to use when modeling particular electromagnetic applications.

Topics that will be covered include:

  • The physics interfaces in RF and Wave Optics Modules
  • Application areas
  • Differences between RF and Wave Optics Modules
  • Dispersion models
  • Special boundary conditions
    • Perfectly matched layer
    • Absorbing boundaries
    • Symmetry and Periodicity
  • Modeling and meshing techniques
  • Demos and hands-on exercises
5.15pm - 6.00pm Refreshments

*Subject to changes without prior notice

COMSOL Conference 2017 (Singapore)

Event Sessions

22 November, 2017, 8:30am - 6pm

Venue

Concorde Hotel Singapore

100 Orchard Road, 238840 (map)

REGISTER

WHY PRESENT AT THE CONFERENCE?

  • Oral and poster presentations highlight your research achievements in multiphysics modeling and simulations using COMSOL.
  • Your work will be recognized by a worldwide audience with publication and/or public display via COMSOL and/or i-Math marketing platforms.
  • Opportunity to engage with other attendees who are in the same research field, to exchange ideas / feedback and discuss on common challenges and solutions.

PRESENTATION FORMATS

ORAL PRESENTATION
Entitlements for selected presentations

  • Publishing of Speaker’s Profile on event website
  • Opportunity to publish your Presentation, Abstract and/or Paper on COMSOL’s website that reaches to a worldwide audience.
  • Scheduled for 15 minutes presentation.
  • FREE Conference Ticket for presenter

Steps to submit an Oral Presentation

  1. Register your interest by filling up the Oral Presentation Participation Form via ONLINE or email using this word docx. by 11 August 2017.
  2. Review the Abstract Submission Guidelines for detailed instructions on how to submit your work.
  3. Submit your Presentation Abstract via ONLINE or email using this word docx. by 11 August 2017.
  4. Presenters will be informed once their abstracts have been selected by 25 August 2017.
  5. Prepare your presentation slides for 15 minutes (including allowance for a few minutes for Q&A).
  6. Email to us your presentation slides (in .ppt or pptx format; with slide size 4:3) by 8 November 2017.
  7. Should there be any further changes to the slides, save the finalised version in a USB pass it to your session moderators at the conference, at least 15 minutes before your session.
I want to be an Oral Presenter
Poster Presentation
Entitlements for selected presentations

  • Opportunity to publish your Poster, Abstract and/or Paper on COMSOL’s website that reaches to a worldwide audience.
  • Submitted posters will be printed by the organizer and will be on display at the foyer area of the Conference.
  • Engage in one-on-one discussions with fellow researchers and engineers at the conference.
  • FREE Conference Ticket for presenter (up to max. 2 presenters

Steps to submit a Poster Presentation

  1. Register your interest by filling up the Poster Presentation Participation Form via ONLINE or email using this word docx. by 11 August 2017.
  2. Review the Abstract Submission Guidelines for detailed instructions on how to submit your work.
  3. Submit your Presentation Abstract via ONLINE or email using this word docx. by 11 August 2017.
  4. Presenters will be informed once their abstracts have been selected by 25 August 2017.
  5. You will be provided a poster template to prepare your poster in advance.
  6. Save the template in PDF format and email to us by 20 October 2017.
  7. Submitted posters will be printed by i-Math and will be on display at the conference.

SUGGESTED TOPIC AREAS:

  • AC/DC Electromagnetics
  • Acoustics & Vibrations
  • Batteries, Fuel Cells & Electrochemical Processes
  • Bioscience & Bioengineering
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Electromagnetic Heating
  • Geophysics & Geomechanics
  • Heat Transfer & Phase Change
  • MEMS & Nanotechnology
  • Microfludics
  • Multiphysics
  • Optics, Photonics & Semiconductors
  • Optimization & Inverse Methods
  • Partial Differential Equation, Finite Element Analysis
  • Particle Tracing
  • Physics
  • Piezoelectric Devices
  • Plasma Physics
  • RF & Microwave Engineering
  • Structural Mechanics & Thermal Stresses
  • Transport Phenomena

IMPORTANT DATES FOR PRESENTERS:

11 August 2017 Submission of Oral / Poster Presentation Participation Forms
11 August 2017 Submission of Presentation Abstracts
25 August 2017 Abstract approval notification
20 October 2017 Submission of poster
8 November 2017 Submission of oral presentation powerpoint slides
8 November 2017 Submission of paper (optional)

COMSOL Conference 2017 (Singapore)

Event Sessions

22 November, 2017, 8:30am - 6pm

Venue

Concorde Hotel Singapore

100 Orchard Road, 238840 (map)

REGISTER

Registration Fees

Registration TypeSale End DateConference Fee (inclusive of 7% GST)
Oral / Poster PresenterFree
Early Bird Standard Registration30 Sep [Ended]SGD 53.50 per person
Early Bird Group Registration (3 persons or more)30 Sep [Ended]SGD 48.15 per person
2-To-Go Registration31 OctSGD 64.20 per person
Standard Registration22 NovSGD 80.25 per person
Group Registrations (3 persons or more)22 NovSGD 74.90 per person

Frequently Asked Questions

Registration & Payment

  1. What are the modes of payment?
    We accept payments via PayPal (including credit cards accepted by PayPal).
    For company sponsored participants (Singapore only), we allow payment via bank transfer. Please contact us at email: comsol.conference@i-math.com.sg or tel: +65 6742 1250 to request for official tax invoice.
  1. What’s the refund policy?
    No refund of conference fee, in part or fill, will be made for cancellation or withdrawal from the conference for whatsoever reasons. Delegate who is not able to take part in the conference for whatsoever reasons is allowed transfer his/her registration to another delegate. Please inform the organiser of the transfer via email: conference@i-math.com.sg before 10 November 2017 and the alternative delegate must bring along the receipt confirming the payment for the original delegate to present at the registration counter for the conference. 
  1. What is included in the registration fees?
    Each conference pass gives you access to:

    • Oral Presentations
    • Mini Courses
    • Poster Exhibition
    • F&B
    • Conference materials
    • Free 30-day evaluation license
      • A free 30-day evaluation license passcode will be emailed to you within 2 weeks from the conference.
    • 50% discount training voucher
      • A 50% discount voucher will be given when you sign in at the registration counter on the day of the conference. This voucher is only applicable for the 2-day COMSOL courses conducted by i-Math (worth from SGD2,500 – 2,800). See Point 11 for more details.
  1. Do I need to pre-register for any of the Oral Presentations?
    You can attend any of the sessions that you are interested in. However, as seats are limited, it will be filled on a first-come, first-seated basis. So, you need to be in the room early to ensure a seat.
  1. Do I need to pre-register for any of the Mini Courses?
    Yes, you will need to select the ones that you would want to attend on the registration form. As seats are limited, only those who have registered for the Mini Courses will be allowed in the respective rooms during the specified times.
  1. If I have registered for a Mini Course, but would like to change to another Mini Course, would I be able to do so?
    Yes, you can. Please put up a request by emailing to us at conference@i-math.com.sg at least 2 weeks before the conference and allow us at least 3 working days to process the request.Your switch can only be successful if there are still seats available for the Mini Course(s) that you would like to switch to.
  1. How do I know if I’ve successfully registered for the conference?
    Upon submitting your completed registration form and made the payment online, you will receive a registration confirmation email and a PayPal receipt email.If you have registered and did not receive the registration confirmation email and a PayPal receipt within the same day, please contact us for assistance via this email conference@i-math.com.sg. In addition, a detailed reminder email will be sent out 1 week prior to the event with details on venue information, programme updates and what you are required to bring to the conference.
  1. If I’ve missed the online registration deadline, can I register on site?
    You can register onsite at the conference registration counter and payment must be processed onsite with a credit card. However, we cannot guarantee that you would be able to attend any of the Mini Courses should all the seats be taken up by those who pre-registered online.

Event Details

  1. What should I bring to the event?
    Please bring along your confirmation email and present them at the registration counter upon arriving at the conference.If you are attending any of the Mini Courses, you will need to bring along your own laptop. Note that COMSOL version 5.3 requires at least a 64-bit Operating System. Please visit System Requirements to see the minimum configuration COMSOL requires for installation.
  1. What is the dress code for the conference?
    Business casual.

Training Vouchers

  1. How and when can I use the training vouchers?
    The training vouchers are only applicable for any 2-day COMSOL courses conducted by i-Math. These are the upcoming fundamental courses. Please visit http://imath-asia.com/event_type/training for more details. 

    • 2-Day COMSOL Multiphysics Intensive Training
    • 2-Day CFD Multiphysics Modelling Intensive Training
    • 2-Day Structural Mechanics Analysis Intensive Training

    Terms & Conditions:

    • The vouchers are for trainings conducted at i-Math office and must be used by 31 March 2018.
    • The vouchers do not guarantee you a seat for the training courses. You will need to separately register for them.
    • You can choose to pass on these vouchers to your colleagues / friends if you are unable to attend them.
    • The vouchers cannot be used for other training courses that are not specified above or to offset costs of product purchases.
    • i-Math reserves the rights to cancel or postpone any trainings if the minimum number of registration is not met.

Miscellaneous

  1. Can I bring family / friends / colleagues to the conference?
    All individuals on the conference floor must have a conference badge, which will be given only to individuals who have registered and paid in full for the conference when checking-in at the registration counter on the conference day. If you wish for your family / friends / colleagues to accompany you to the conference, they must register and pay the conference fees
  1. Will complimentary carpark coupons be provided?
    No, complimentary carpark coupons will not be provided. However, you can purchase carpark passes from the Hotel at SGD13 nett per pass.
  2. Parking rates at Concorde Hotel Singapore:
  3. MON-FRI Before 5/6 PM $2.14 for 1st hr, $1.39 for next subsequent 30min from 7am to 6pm
    MON-FRI After 5/6 PM $3.75/entry from 6pm to 7am the following day

    (*Rates are accurate at time of printing, but subjected to changes by the building/carpark management without prior notice)

  1. What if I still have unanswered questions about COMSOL Conference 2017, Singapore?
    Please contact us at email: conference@i-math.com.sg or tel: 6742 1250.

COMSOL Conference 2017 (Singapore)

Event Sessions

22 November, 2017, 8:30am - 6pm

Venue

Concorde Hotel Singapore

100 Orchard Road, 238840 (map)

REGISTER

Dr. Mats Nigam
Technical Product Manager, COMSOL

Mats Nigam is the Technical Product Manager for Fluid Flow at COMSOL. Prior to joining COMSOL in 2012, Mats worked in the academia at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cambridge University, and as a Fluid Dynamics Specialist in the pulp and paper industry at Noss AB. He received his Ph.D degree in applied mathematics from MIT in 1999.

Mr. Pratyush Sharma
Application Engineer, COMSOL

Pratyush Sharma is an Application Engineer at COMSOL. Prior to joining COMSOL, he worked for 4 years as a research assistant at the Institute of Technical Thermodynamics, KIT, Germany. The focus of his research work was numerical modelling of combustion around droplets and metal particles. He received his master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Dr. Zhao Xin
Assistant Technical Manager, i-Math

Zhao Xin holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and M.Eng. in Civil Engineering from National University of Singapore (NUS). He was previously a Research Scientist with Temasek Polytechnic and Research Fellow in NTU and NUS. His research covered the computational mechanics and materials, numerical methods, and composites, and had published more than 30 papers in international journals. Currently, he is leading the technical team in i-Math to assist COMSOL users from Southeast Asia with their multiphysics modeling needs.

Mr. Agah D. Garnadi
Senior Lecturer, Institut Pertanian Bogor

Agah D. Garnadi is currently a Senior Lecturer in Scientific Computing at Department of Mathematics, Institut Pertanian Bogor. His previous appointments include:

  • Research assistant at the Department of Engineering, Australian National University, focusing on finite element simulation of laminate materials.
  • Research associate of Crystal Growth Research Group, CAESAR, Bonn, Germany, focusing on simulations of crystal furnace.
  • Research associate at the Department of Applied and Numerical Mathematics, Georg-August University of Goettingen, Germany.

Dr. Amir Shakouri
Research Fellow, Nanyang Technological University

Amir Shakouri is a Research Fellow at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) and a Part-Time Lecturer at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His expertise includes applying Multiphysics Finite Element Analysis (FEA) using COMSOL software and other commercial packages. At SPMS, he also provides consultancy services to researchers who would like to apply Multiphysics FEA for their research and contributes in supervising undergraduate innovative projects, ranging from electromagnetic levitation devices to heat sinks and to mechanics of swimming bodies, using different COMSOL modules. He is also applying FEA for academic research projects e.g. 3D printed acoustic metamaterials and the mechanics of nano-structures. He has obtained his PhD degree from MAE, NTU in 2011 studying computational mechanics and his MEng and Bs degrees from Tehran Polytechnic in 2007 and 2004 respectively, studying aerospace structures, solid mechanics and mechanical design. He has contributed in publishing 9 research articles in highly ranked scientific journals and is an editorial assistant at the international  journal of computational material science and engineering.

Dr. Ardiyansyah Syahrom
Senior Lecturer, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Ardiyansyah Syahrom specialises in Biomechanics, Biomaterial and Sports Engineering. He received his B.S. and M.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from Universitas Bung Hatta and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) respectively. In 2011, he received his Ph.D in Biomechanics from UTM. Right after that, he was appointed as visiting lecturer and researcher for one year in UTM.  After which he was offered to join the UTM’s Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Solid Mechanics and Design. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the Sports Innovation and Technology Center (SITC) in UTM. He has supervised postgraduate students for Ph.D. and M.Eng. Degrees in Biomechanics and Biomaterial, with specific topic related to cancellous bone structures, biodegradable metal and sports engineering.

Mr. Habimana Jean Willy
Research Student, National University of Singapore

Habimana Jean Willy is currently a Research Student at the National University of Singapore, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Material Science Engineering. He has received his Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from National University of Rwanda and a Master’s degree in Material Science and Engineering from South China University of Technology in 2012. His past research experience was about the optimization of glass forming ability and magnetic properties after re-crystallization of Fe-based alloys. Currently, his PhD research is in the area of laser-material interaction during 3D printing of materials with a special focus on modelling and simulation. So far, he is the main author of two academic peer reviewed papers and has participated in several local and international academic conferences. His recent simulation works studied the heat transfer during selective laser melting and radiation absorption in powder and continuous medium. H.J.Willy has a wide working experience gained from working in several positions including part-time lecturer at Higher Learning Institutions and Director of Academic Services at the Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center-East (IPRC-East/Rwanda).

Dr. Karl Erik Birgersson
Associate Professor, National University of Singapore

Karl Erik BIRGERSSON is an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Engineering Science Programme at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He was awarded his Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, in 2004. He also holds an MS degree in Chemical Engineering from KTH (1998) and a Licentiate degree (2003). He was a postdoctoral fellow (2004-2005) and a research engineer (2005-2006) at the Institute of High Performance Computing, A*Star, Singapore; and an assistant (2006-2014) and associate (2015-2016) professor at the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department, NUS. He specialises in mathematical modelling and transport phenomena; his current research focuses on electrochemical energy systems, solar cells, and biomedical devices. He has published around 90 journal papers, 1 book and 5 book chapters with an h-index of 21 (Google Scholar; accessed July 2017) and a field-weighted citation index of 1.92 (Scival, 2003-2016; accessed July 2017). As a consultant, he helped design the Air+ smart mask, which has won awards such as the President’s Design Award 2015, the Reader’s and Editor’s Choice for the Most Innovative Product at the Straits Times Digital Awards 2016 and one of the Top 50 Engineering Feats Award in Singapore 2016. Besides research, he enjoys teaching and has been awarded 17 teaching awards in NUS since 2006.

Ms. Loke Chai Yee
Doctoral Candidate, Monash University Malaysia

Loke Chai Yee is a Doctoral Candidate from the School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering with Honours from Tun Hussein Onn University of Technology, Malaysia in 2006. She then continued her postgraduate studies in 2015 under the supervision of Dr. Ooi Ean Hin and Assoc. Prof. Hung Yew Mun. Her research focuses on developing a 3D human eye model using COMSOL Multiphysics for computation fluid dynamics (CFD) and structural mechanics analyses associated with the pathogenesis of glaucoma.

Mr. Nguyen Ba Loc
Student, Nanyang Technological University

Nguyen Ba Loc is currently an undergraduate student who will be presenting on his Final Year Project that is collaboration with the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). He was in the Dean’s Lists for the NTU Bioengineering cohort in 2016, a CN Yang Scholar in NTU, and an A*STAR scholarship awardee for secondary and junior college levels.

Ms. Norhafizah Binti Ahmad Junaidi
Postgraduate Student, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

 Norhafizah Binti Ahmad Junaidi is a Master student by research in Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. Currently, she is a member of the Takasago Thermal/Environmental System Research Laboratory, aimed at developing heat transfer technology with less carbon emissions and dependency on electrical energy, in order to reduce the effects of global warming. With chemical engineering background, she is studying on producing cooling for air-conditioning using the solar-powered adsorption refrigeration system. In this system, the continuous cooling is realized with the combination of thermal storage in the system.

Mr. Shi Zeng
Ph.D. Student, National University of Singapore

 Shi Zeng is a Ph.D. student from the Mirco Thermal System Group, a research group based in the Energy and Bio Thermal Systems Division in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS). His research focus is on microchannel design for better heat transfer and fluid flow performance.

Dr. Tran Si Bui Quang
Scientist, A*STAR – Institute of High Performance Computing

Tran Si Bui Quang is currently a Scientist with the Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR). He received his Bachelor Degree in Aerospace Engineering (2004) from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam, and Master (2006) and Ph.D (2010) degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Konkuk University, South Korea. He was a postdoctoral researcher for 2 years in France and 1 year in Canada before his current appointment in A*STAR – IHPC. His research interests are: inkjet printing using electrohydrodynamics, acoustic wave, nano droplet, plasma discharge, particle tracking and computational fluid dynamics.

Dr. Yu Xiang
Research Scientist, A*STAR – Institute of High Performance Computing

 Yu Xiang received his B.Eng (with first class honors) and Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2011 and 2015, respectively. He joined Institute of High Performance Computing, a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), as a research scientist in 2015. His research mainly focuses on vibro-acoustic modelling, sound and vibration control and novel acoustic material. As the first author, he has published 12 research papers in the leading acoustical journals, plus 20 more papers & abstracts in international conferences. He is a member of International Institute of Acoustic & Vibration (IIAV), Society of Acoustics Singapore, and Australian Acoustical Society.

COMSOL Conference 2017 (Singapore)

Event Sessions

22 November, 2017, 8:30am - 6pm

Venue

Concorde Hotel Singapore

100 Orchard Road, 238840 (map)

REGISTER

Diffusion-Limited Cluster Growth During Nucleation
Mr. Lau Yang Hao, A*STAR – Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore

Numerical Simulation and Experimental Validation of Single Clad Laser Metal Deposition
Dr. Song Jie, A*STAR – Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore

Modified Model of Heat & Mass Transfer Phase Change with High Density Ratio Using COMSOL Multiphysics
Mr. Jayden Tan Jun Wong, A*STAR – Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore

A Microfluidic System for Capturing Malaria-Infected Blood-Cells Using an Array of Nickel Structures
Mr. Pachara Noosawad, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

A Trapping Mechanism of a Single-Particle Inside a Triangular Microwell
Mr. Phakpoom Yingprathanphon, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Comparative Analysis of Array 2×2 Double Bi Circular Microstrip Antenna with the Empirical Formula and COMSOL Programme
Mr. Putu Artawan, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia

Numerical Analysis of Flow Chamber Morphologies for Pilot-Scale Ultrasonication
Mr. Naveen Arunachalam, Kaneka Corporation, United States

Electric Field Distribution of ZnO-PCL Nanocomposites Using Rectangular Waveguide, Microstrip and Finite Element Method
Dr. Abubakar Yakubu, Kebbi University of Science and Technology, Aliero, Nigeria

Investigating Effects of Number of Layers on Thermal Behavior of Lithium Ion Batteries
Mr. Mohammad Alipour, Koç University, Turkey

Numerical Simulations of Condensing Moist Air Around Cold Cylinder
Dr. Adel E. Alshayji, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Effects of Acoustic Scattering on the Active Control of Noise Through Apertures
Mr. Lam Bhan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Analysis of Current at the Surface of a Rocking Disk Electrode
Mr. Vishvak Kannan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Visualization of Non-Invasive Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy on the Volar Forearm
Ms. Betty Tsai, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Modelling and Loss Analysis of Meso-Structured Perovskite Solar Cells
Mr. Xue Hansong, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Comparison of Flow Patterns of Different Stents Within a Simulated Disease Model
Ms. Ang Zhi Ting, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Fabrication of 4130 Steel Powder for 3D Printing and Its Simulation Study
Dr. Herng Tun Seng, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Modelling of Heat Transfer in Different Materials in Cooking Vessels Using COMSOL
Ms. Lew Zhiyi and Ms. Helen Claudia Maria Yu-Hwei T, Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary), Singapore

Computational and Experimental Study on Electrostatic Properties of Fractal Capacitors
Mr. Low Yuen Wei Samuel, Ms. Athalye Surabhi Sachin and Dr. Yee Sin ANG, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Dielectric Properties of Heterogeneous Media with Inclusion of Fractal Media
Ms. Athalye Surabhi Sachin and Dr. Muhammad Zubair, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

3D Electromagnetic Simulation for Wide Band Wireless Power Transfer via Resonance Inductive Coupling
Mr. Omkar and Mr. Zhou Wenshen, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore

Thermal Analysis of a Latent Heat Storage Based Battery Thermal Cooling Wrap
Mr. Chiew Hay King Joel, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Generalized Power Law Model of 3D Blood Flow in Bifurcated Stenosed Artery
Dr. Zuhaila Ismail, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia

Adaptive Temperature Controller in Hemodialysis – Essential for Next-Gens
Mr. Mohamed Haroon Abdul Jabbar, University of Nottingham, Malaysia