Dr. Ng Sing Muk
Sing Muk is currently the Head of Research and Development for Sarawak Energy, a vertically integrated power utility and energy development company that serves Sarawak, Malaysia. He is driving technological innovation within the Company, focusing on key areas such as clean energy exploration, energy management, grid solutions, environmental sciences, and autonomous and robotic technology. His team is actively developing solutions to harness renewable energy through design, matching technology with the local context while emphasising sustainability and best practices. Sing Muk has spearheaded the innovation agenda in the power utility industry through various working groups at the national and regional level. Prior to joining Sarawak Energy, he served as the Executive Director of the School of Research for Swinburne University. His technical research interests are in the field of sensors and remote monitoring, where he develops novel sensing materials and nanomaterials, integrates portable sensor devices, and correlates an array of sensing signals into new applications. He is also passionate about translating research into practical applications, cultivating disruptive innovations, and developing strategies to thrive in the age of technological disruption.