Dr. Cheng Siong Chin is currently the Director of Innovation and Engagement at Newcastle University in Singapore and Adjunct Full Professor to Chongqing University, School of Automotive Engineering. Before joining Newcastle University, he was a Lecturer in Mechatronics Engineering at Temasek Polytechnic. He led numerous research initiatives with industry partners at Newcastle University in Singapore campus. He has supervised projects on intelligent systems design and simulation of complex systems in an uncertain environment. He has published over 100 journal papers, books, book chapters, and conference papers as mainly first/second and corresponding author. He currently holds 3 U.S. Patents, 1 Singapore Provisional Patent and 2 Trade Secrets in electronics and measurement systems. He obtained numerous research grants from Singapore Maritime Institute and Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) in the areas of intelligent systems design, simulation, and predictive analytics.