Ho Kok Hoe


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Ho Kok Hoe is a senior lecturer (practice) in the School of Engineering (Electrical and Robotics Engineering department) at Monash University Malaysia. He obtained his PhD in Engineering (Industrial Engineering, Operations Research and Manufacturing) from UTAR on 21 August 2021. Prior to his PhD, he obtained financial assistance from Mybrain15(MyPhd) and a supervisor grant (UTAR/UTP). He managed to obtain first place winner in the Doctorate Dissertation Competition,  organized by the Industrial and Operations Management Society (IEOM) at the 3rd Asia Pacific Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, 13-15 Sept 2022, Johor Bahru, Malaysia (by IEOM Society). He has more than 6 years of education experience with Wawasan Open University and SEGi College Penang and 17 years of industrial experience in process engineering skills (Polymer and Assembly Semiconductor). In industrial experience, he managed processes such as injection moulding, 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 involved as 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, modelling, simulation, statistics, mathematics, teaching and learning pedagogy improvement including industrial collaboration. He is a professional engineer (Ir) with BEM, a member (MIEM) with IEM, an Associate ASEAN Engineer with AER, and a professional technologist (Ts) with MBOT. He is also a certified trainer with HRD Corp. Occasionally, he is invited to review papers/articles for the journals and conferences.

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), Development and Validation of a Production Planning Model for Throughput Shortage Recovery through Process Parameter Adjustment in Manufacturing System, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) (Tunku Abdul Rahman University)

May 2014Aug 2021

Award Date: 21 Aug 2021

Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Manufacturing, Master of Science (Engineering), Developing and Testing of Dynamic Model in Intelligent Modelling System using Excel Spreadsheet for Manufacturing System Optimization, 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), Vacuum Cleaner Robot (Electrical Design System and Simple Mechanical Approach), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (Tun Hussein Onn University of Malaysia)

Jun 1998Jun 2002

Award Date: 22 Jun 2002

External positions

Life Member ID – LMM070, Management Science and Operations Research Society of Malaysia

6 Feb 2024 → …

Volunteer Tutor, Teach for Malaysia Organization (TFM)

29 Jul 20234 Nov 2023

Section Editor (Internet of Things) - Chip Design and Manufacturing – Journal (ISSN: 2811-0188 (Online) - https://ojs.acad-pub.com/s.php/index/detail?id=108, Academic Publishing PTE LTD

Jun 2023 → …

Section Editor - New Device Manufacturing Technique - Chip Design and Manufacturing – Journal (ISSN: 2811-0188 (Online) - https://ojs.acad-pub.com/s.php/index/detail?id=88, Academic Publishing PTE LTD

Jun 2023 → …

FIDE Title (Lead School Instructor – LSI ), International Chess Federation (FIDE)

17 Jun 202217 Jun 2025

Head of School / Program Leader / Lecturer , SEGi College Penang (Penang College Segment)

18 Sept 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

Senior Engineer, Carsem (M) Sdn Bhd

18 May 200917 Sept 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
  • Industry 4.0

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