Researcher

Mr Choon Jie Wong

Fields of Research (FoR)

Process control and simulation, Electrochemistry, Computational methods in fluid flow, heat and mass transfer (incl. computational fluid dynamics) , Engineering instrumentation

Biography

Choon Jie Wong is working on his PhD at UNSW under the supervision of Prof. Jie Bao, Emeritus Prof. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos AM FTSE, and Emeritus Prof. Barry Welch. His current focus is in the development of material and thermal balance of the aluminium reduction process. He actively works with a major aluminium smelter in the world in three projects worth over A$2M in total. He has presented his work in conferences in multiple countries.

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Choon Jie Wong is working on his PhD at UNSW under the supervision of Prof. Jie Bao, Emeritus Prof. Maria Skyllas-Kazacos AM FTSE, and Emeritus Prof. Barry Welch. His current focus is in the development of material and thermal balance of the aluminium reduction process. He actively works with a major aluminium smelter in the world in three projects worth over A$2M in total. He has presented his work in conferences in multiple countries.


My Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW Sydney, Australia.
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons), School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW Sydney, Australia.

My Awards

  • 2 scholarships covering tuition fees, stipend, and health insurance: UNSW-funded ‘UIPA’ and industry-funded scholarship.
  • Also awarded 'Taste of Research' summer scholarship.
  • University Medallist and Class 1 Honours.
  • 'Fuel Technology' Prize winner.
  • 2 Dean's Lists.
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Location

Level 3, Science and Engineering Building (E8 SEB)

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Research Activities

Primary production of aluminium is highly energy intensive, with energy costs representing 22-36% of operating costs in smelters. The Australian aluminium smelting…