Chan Eng Soon

Professor Chan Eng Soon is the Chief Executive Officer of the Technology Centre for Offshore and Marine, Singapore, and the Director of Research ODPRT at the Science and Engineering Research Council, A*STAR. Prior to his current appointments, he held several key appointments in the National University of Singapore, including being the Vice Provost (Special Duties) in the Provost Office, Keppel Chair Professor at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Dean of Engineering, Head of the then Civil Engineering Department, Director of the Tropical Marine Science Institute and Executive Director of the Centre for Offshore Research and Engineering at NUS. He has also served in the Management Board of several institutions and research laboratories/centres, including the Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Temasek Laboratories, Temasek Defence Systems Institute and the Tropical Marine Science Institute. He is currently a member of the Workplace Safety and Health Council. He also served in the PUB Board and the Board of the DSO National Laboratories.

Professor Chan received his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering degrees from the University of Singapore/NUS in 1980 and 1982 respectively. He received his Doctor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986.

Professor Chan’s research interests and activities are focused on marine processes, including marine hydrodynamics, wave-structure interactions, sediment transport and coastal protection.

Prof Chan is a Fellow of the Singapore Academy of Engineering, Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, and the Institution of Engineers, Singapore.

Role: Professor, CEO, Director of Research
Field of Research: Marine Processes
Areas of Expertise: Marine Hydrodynamics, Free Surface Waves and Mixing Processes, Wave Actions, Coastal Sediment Transport, Coastal Protection

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