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Associate Professor Ing Kong Assoc Prof in Mech and Manufact Eng, Engineering

Ing Kong is an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering at La Trobe University. She received both her first degree and PhD in Materials Science at National University of Malaysia in 2005 and 2009, respectively. She completed her Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) at University of Nottingham in 2015.

Prior to joining La Trobe, she worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for two years at National University of Malaysia (2009-2010) and RMIT University (2010-2011) and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering at University of Nottingham from 2012 to 2017.

Her research interests are in the development of advanced materials, particularly functional polymer composites, magnetic nanoparticles, carbon nanomaterials and superconductors and the additive manufacturing technology, which is one of the industrial technologies make up Industry 4.0 and. She has authored and co-authored more than 100 publications, including 6 invited book chapters, over 60 refereed journal articles and more than 50 conference proceedings. She is serving as an editorial board member and a peer reviewer for many materials and mechanical engineering journals and she has chaired and co-chaired multiple international conferences.

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