Swee Kun YAP

Lecturer Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

(65) 6601 5876

E5 03-02



  • PhD (Chemical Engineering), NUS 2016
  • BEng (Hons) (Chemical Engineering), NUS 2012

Awards and Honours

  • AIChE Singapore Local Sections Awards (2015)

Teaching Interests

  • Engineering Principles and Practice
  • Heat, Mass and Momentum Transfer
  • Programming
  • Chemical Product Design

Selected Publications

Robust, non-fouling liters-per-day flow synthesis of ultra-small catalytically active metal nanoparticles in a single-channel reactor; React. Chem. Eng., 2017, Advance Article

Three-phase microfluidic reactor networks – Design, modeling and application to scaled-out nanoparticle-catalyzed hydrogenations with online catalyst recovery and recycle; Chem Eng. Sci., 2016

Rapid nanoparticle-catalyzed hydrogenations in triphasic millireactors with facile catalyst recovery, Green Chem. 16, pp. 4654-4658, 2014

Triphasic Segmented Flow Millireactors for Rapid Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Gas–Liquid Reactions - Hydrodynamic Studies and Reactor Modeling, J. Flow Chem. 4, pp. 200-205, 2014

Tunable Spatial Heterogeneity in Structure and Composition within Aqueous Microfluidic Droplets, Biomicrofluidics, 6(2): pp. 022005-022005-8 , 2012