Dr B. Stephen Wong is a Part Time Lecturer with Nanyang Technological University. Singapore. He has lectured at NTU for 30 years, with the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, where he presented course modules and conducted research in Non-Destructive Testing. Prior to this he worked for 11 years in the UK, conducting research and development and auditing sub-contractors in NDT. During this latter period he worked 2 years for Clarke Chapman - International Combustion Plc Ltd, a pressure vessel fabrication company and 9 years for Rolls Royce Plc Ltd, a gas turbine engine fabrication company. He has a PhD in Physics from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK and has published over 90 papers in various journals and conferences mainly in non-destructive testing. In 1997 he set up the Non-Destructive Testing Society Singapore was its President from then up till 2014. He is a Member of the Overseas Advisory Panel for the British Institute of NDT for Singapore and is a Technical NDT auditor for the Singapore Laboratory Accredition Service. He has collaborated with various companies (including RSAF and GE, USA) on NDT projects for many years. In 2014 he published a book called Non-Destructive Testing published by Lambert Academic Publishing.
Located at the centre of the Asia Pacific Region Singapore is one of the smallest countries in the world, but commands an enormous presence with its free trade economy and highly efficient workforce.
The conference and exhibition will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre adjacent to the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel and facing the Singapore River.
Hot and humid with little variation throughout the year. Average daytime temperature is 31⁰C (88⁰F), dropping to around 24⁰C (75⁰F) in the evening. The monsoon season can bear down pretty heavily from November onwards, so be prepared for rain on a daily basis during this period.
Smoking is not allowed in all air-conditioned places, such as malls, restaurants, pubs etc. There are designated smoking areas in some entertainment outlets and open-air eateries.
The standard electrical current used is 220-240 Volts AC (50 cycles). Primary Socket type is Type G British BS-1363
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Water can be drank straight from the tap as water here passes World Health Organization standards. Bottled water are easily available.
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APCNDT 2017The 15th Asia Pacific Conference for Non Destructive Testing (APCNDT) from 13 to 17 November 2017 in Singapore is the major regional event for the Asia Pacific Federation for Non Destructive Testing and its member societies.
You are cordially invited to join us.