Yam Ke San

Dr. Yam Ke Sen

PhD, MSc (CFD), BSc (Mech)

Program Coordinator, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Lecturer | Department of Mechanical Engineering | Faculty of Engineering and Science

Contact Details Telephone: +60 85 630100 Extn: 2427 | Location: Skylark (SK3)-355 | Email: yamks@curtin.edu.my

Research Profiles:

  • Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ZQYwX9sAAAAJ&hl=en

Research Interests: Thermo-Fluids, Multiphase Flows, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, Sustainable Energy

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Curtin University Malaysia (October 2015 to current)
  • Research Fellow, Cranfield University, UK (September, 2013 to September, 2015)

Professional Affiliation

  • Graduate Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Graduate Member, Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

Additional Professional Activities

  • Chair, The International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy 2019
  • Vice-chair, The International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy 2017
  • Committee member of IEM Young Engineer Section Miri Branch, term 2016/17, 2017/18, 2018/2019.

Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Yam, K.S., Bourdillon, A., Sawko R., Thompson, C.P., 2019. Modelling Solidification of Binary Mixtures in Cavity and Channel Flows. Journal of Computational Thermal Sciences.
  2. Yam, K.S., Siong, R.T.F. and Chen, V.L.C., 2018. Numerical Study on Erosion of a Pipe Bend with a Vortex Chamber. Particulate Science and Technology, 1-7.
  3. Yam K.S., AD Burns, DB Ingham, and WD McCaffrey, 2013. Influence of lift force on the settling velocities of rotating particles in two-dimensional shear flow. Journal of Hydraulic
  4. Engineering, 139(12):1277– 1285.
  5. Yam K.S., William D McCaffrey, Derek B Ingham, and Alan D Burns, 2011. CFD modelling of selected laboratory turbidity currents. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 49(5):657–666.
  6. Yam K.S., SD Harris, DB Ingham, and I Pop, 2009. Boundary-layer flow of Reiner–Philippoff fluids last a stretching wedge. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 44(10):1056–1062

Conference Papers

  1. Yam K.S., Roy S., Lee, V. C. C., Law M.C. 2020 Numerical Analysis of Exhaust Air Energy Extractor for Cooling Tower Applications. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 943, p. 012037). IOP Publishing Ltd.
  2. Enderaaj Singh, Roy S., Lee, Yam K.S. 2020 Numerical Analysis of Exhaust Air Energy Extractor for Cooling Tower Applications. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 943, p. 012035). IOP Publishing Ltd.
  3. Yam K.S., Ismail, R. W. B. R., Lee, V. C. C., and Jung, H. C. 2018. Performance Comparison of Organic Rankine Cycle and Vapour Compression Cycle Hybrid Cooling-Heating System using Subcritical or Supercritical Working Fluid. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 202, p. 02008). EDP Sciences.
  4. Yam K.S., Chiew, G., Howe, C., Lee, V. C. C., and Roy, S. 2018. Analysis on Rolling Damping of a Conventional Boat fitted with T-shaped Bilge Keels. In MATEC Web of Conferences (Vol. 202, p. 02007). EDP Sciences.
  5. Lee, V.C.C. and Yam, K.S., 2017, August. Introduction of OpenStudio® for Work Integrated Learning: Case Study on Building Energy Modelling. In Asian Simulation Conference (pp. 349-358). Springer, Singapore.
  6. Yam, K.S., Yem, W.L. and Lee, V.C.C., 2017. Evaluation of the Passive Cooling Strategies for Pei Min Sport Complex. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 217, No. 1, p. 012025). IOP Publishing Ltd.

Research Grants and Consultancy Projects

Fundamental of Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) RM100,000

Title: “Flow Physics Modelling and Design Optimization of an Exhaust-air Energy Extractor in the Cooling Tower Applications”

Role: Co-investigator

Demand-Driven Innovation Project By Public-Private Research Network (PPRN) RM31,200

Title: “Microwave Kiln for Beads Production”

Role: Co-investigator

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