Staff Profile

Dr CHAN, Woei Leong, Research Scientist, email: tslcwl@nus.edu.sg

Background
Born in 1979 in Kuantan, Malaysia. Bachelor of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science, Malaysia), 2004. Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2006. Doctor of Philosophy in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2011. Started career in UniSIM, Singapore as Research Associate, 2011-2012. Joined Temasek Laboratories as in 2012. I enjoy swimming and watching movies.

Professional Affiliations
Honorary Member, The Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the Republic of China, 2011

Research Activities
Resonance Type Flapping Wings for Autonomous Micro Air Vehicles (MAV), 2011-2012
Spoonbill UAV Project, 2006-2011
SWAN UAV Project, 2004-2006
Development of Flight Simulator using MATLAB, 2003-2004

Research Interests
Flapping Wing MAV Mechanism Design
UAV/MAV Sensors and Sensor Fusion
UAV/MAV System Identification
UAV/MAV Flight Control
UAV/MAV Sensors Fault Detection and Identification

Awards
Best Annual Paper Award of the Journal of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation as Co-Author, 2010
Taiwan Scholarship, 2007-2009
Gold Medalist, Best Student in Aerospace Engineering, 2004

Selected Publications
Chan, W. L., Lee, C. S. and Hsiao, F. B., “Real-time approaches to the estimation of local wind velocity for a fixed-wing unmanned air vehicle,” Measurement Science and Technology, Vol. 22, No. 10, pp 5203-5212, 2011.

Chan, W. L. and Hsiao, F. B., “Implementation of the Rauch-Tung-Striebel smoother for sensor compatibility correction of a fixed-wing unmanned air vehicle,” Sensors, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp 3738-3764, 2011.

Other Publications
Lee, C. S., Chan, W. L. , Jan, S. S. and Hsiao, F. B., “A linear-quadratic-Gaussian approach for Automatic Flight Control of Fixed-Wing Unmanned Air Vehicles,” The Aeronautical Journal, Vol. 115, No. 1163, pp 29-41, 2011.

Lee, C. S., Chan, W. L. , and Hsiao, F. B., “Implementation of system identification on unmanned aerial vehicle via subspace and prediction error method,” Journal of Aeronautics, Astronautics and Aviation, Series A, Vol. 42, pp 87-98, 2010.

Hsiao, F. B., Hsieh, S. Y., Chan, W. L., Lai, Y. C., “Engine speed and velocity controller development for small unmanned aerial vehicles,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 725-727, March-April 2008.

Lee, C. S., Chan, W. L., Hsiao, F. B., “Spoonbill project update: cross-sea flight demonstration,” Proceedings of 25th Bristol International UAV Systems Conference, Bristol, United Kingdom, 12-14 April 2010.

Lee, C. S., Chan, W. L., Hsiao, F. B., “The development of Spoonbill UAV and LPV modeling of longitudinal dynamics,” Proceedings of 23rd Bristol International UAV Systems Conference, Bristol, United Kingdom, 7– 9 April 2008.

Hsiao, F. B., Hsieh, S. Y., Lai, Y. C., Tenn, H. K., Chen, J. C., Chan, W. L., “Longitudinal flight controller for SWAN UAV,” Proceedings of 2nd Australiasian Unmanned Air Vehicles Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 19–22 March 2007.

Hsiao, F. B., Tenn, H. K., Jan, S. S., Hsiao, F. Y., Juang, J. C., Lai, Y. C.,  Chan, W. L., Hsieh, S. Y., Chen, C. C., Tseng, L. C., “An unmanned helicopter vehicle system development,” Proceedings of 12th Australian International Aerospace Congress, Melbourne, Australia, 19–22 March 2007.

Chan, W. L., Lee, C. S., Hsu, C. W., Hu, Y. T., Hsiao, F. B., “Preliminary design and analysis of an endurance UAV,” Proceeding of the 5th Taiwan-Indonesia Workshop on Aeronautical Science, Technology and Industry, Tainan, Taiwan, 13-16 Nov., 2006.

Saeedipour, H. R., Guztyne, B. J., & Chan, W. L., “ Digital design in aircraft industries – high-maneuverable multipurpose single minijet-engined remotely piloted vehicle (JET-RPV),” 14th Annual (Int.) Mechanical Engineering Conference, Isfahan Univ. of Tech., Isfahan, Iran, 17-19 May 2006.

Hsiao, F. B., Lai, Y. C., Tenn, H. K., Hsieh S. Y., Chen, C. C., Chan, W. L. & Hirst, R., “The development of an unmanned aerial vehicle system with surveillance, watch, autonomous flight & navigation capability,” Proceedings of 21st International Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems Conference, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, 3-5 April 2006.

Hsiao, F. B., Lee, M. T., Cheng, H. C., Lai, Y. C., Chan, W. L., Hsieh, S. Y., Chen, C. C.,  “SWAN: an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle project development,” The 2nd International Symposium on Innovative Aerial/Space Flyer Systems, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, 2-3 December 2005.

Hsiao, F. B., Lee, M. T., Cheng, H. C., Lai, Y. C., Chan, W. L., Hsieh, S.Y., Chen, C. C., “The design and experiment of an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle: the SWAN project,” 2005 AASRC/CCAS Joint Conference, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, December 2005.

Hsiao, F. B., Lai, Y. C., Lee, M. T., Liu, T. L., Chan, W. L., Hsieh, S. Y. & Chen, C. C., “Unmanned aerial vehicle – a good tool for aerospace engineering education and research,” iCEER 2005, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1-5 March 2005.