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Ho Kok Hoe is a senior lecturer in the School of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering discipline) at Monash University Malaysia. He obtained his Ph.D. in Engineering (Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, and Manufacturing) from UTAR on 21 August 2021. Prior to his Ph.D., he received financial assistance from Mybrain15(MyPhd) and a supervisor's grant (UTAR/UTP). He has more than six years of education experience with Wawasan Open University and SEGi College Penang and 17 years of industrial experience in process engineering (Polymer and Assembly Semiconductor). In industrial experience, he managed processes such as injection molding, printing, hot stamping, reflow oven, mounting, sawing, die-attach, oven cure, wire bond, gel coating, and lid attach, including MEMs product technology operations. He has solved various problems at the factories and managed to obtain an award as an outstanding performance employee for Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd (April 2017). In education experience, besides lecturing, he is a program leader in school management tasks, including maintaining compliance audit tasks with MQA requirements. His interest areas are manufacturing, industrial engineering, operations research, industrial 4.0 related topics, automation, robotics, modeling, simulation, statistics, mathematics, teaching, and learning pedagogy improvement, including industrial collaboration. He is a graduate member with BEM/IEM, an Associate ASEAN Engineer with AER, and a professional technologist (Ts) with MBOT. Occasionally, he is invited to review papers/articles from the International Journal of Production Research (IJPR), Open Science Journal (OSJ), International Journal of Industrial Engineering: Theory, Applications, and Practice (IJIETAP), and Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering (JIPE).

Research interests

1. Industry Collaboration

2. Manufacturing / Production

3. Industrial Engineering / Operations Research

4. Industry 4.0 related topics

5. Automation and Robotics

6. Modelling and Simulation

7. Statistics and Mathematics

8. Improving Teaching and Learning Pedagogy

Education/Academic qualification

Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Manufacturing, Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Tunku Abdul Rahman University) Perak

May 2014Aug 2021

Award Date: 21 Aug 2021

Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Manufacturing, Master of Science (Engineering), Universiti Terbuka Malaysia (Open University Malaysia)

Jan 2008Jun 2012

Award Date: 23 Jun 2012

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bachelor (Hons) in Engineering (Electrical, major Mechatronic), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia)

Jun 1998Jun 2002

Award Date: 22 Jun 2002

External positions

Head of School / Program Leader / Lecturer , SEGi College Penang

18 Sep 201931 Dec 2021

Member (ID:MY09017), Malaysian Mensa Society

30 Jul 2019 → …

Committee Member, Persatuan Catur Negeri Perak (Perak Chess Association)

1 Jan 2019 → …

Part-Time Tutor, Universiti Terbuka Wawasan (Wawasan Open University)

1 Jan 201331 Dec 2019

Member, Management Science and Operations Research Society of Malaysia

1 Jan 2011 → …

Senior Engineer, Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd

18 May 200917 Sep 2019

Process Engineer, Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd

1 Mar 200630 Jun 2008

Process and Industrial Engineer, Polymatech (M) Sdn Bhd

1 May 200228 Feb 2006

Research area keywords

  • Industrial Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Manufacturing Processes (Industrial Engineering)
  • Process Engineering
  • Simulation and Modelling
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics


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