Assistant Professor Dr Teng Kah Hou
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Assistant Professor Dr Teng Kah Hou

Assistant Professor | Department of Mechanical Engineering
Deputy Director, Praxis, Industry and Community Engagement

Academic Qualifications

Dual-Ph.D. Heat Transfer (Mechanical Engineering)
Bachelor or Engineering (Hons) Manufacturing Engineering (Mechanical)

Areas of Interest
Fouling and Fouling Mitigation
Fluid Mechanics
Heat transfer to nanofluids
Ansys Fluent
Electromagnetic wave sensors
Non-destructive testing and evaluation (NDT&E)
CST/COMSOL Multiphysics

Innovation of Thermoelectric Generator (TEG) for Sustainable Energy – Completed 

Retardation of Heat Exchanger Fouling by Using Catalytic Materials - Completed 


  1. IA Idowu, M Ortoneda Pedrola, S Wylie, KH Teng, P Kot, D Phipps, A Shaw (2019). Improving biodiesel yield of animal waste fats by combination of a pre-treatment technique and microwave technology, 142, 535-542. 

  1. K. H. Teng, I. Idowu, P. Kot, A. Shaw and M. Muradov, "Non-destructive Electromagnetic Wave Sensor for Hazardous Biological Materials," 2019 12th International Conference on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DeSE), Kazan, Russia, 2019, pp. 651-655. 

  1. Teng, KH, Amiri, A, Kazi, SN, Chew, BT, Shaw, A and Al-Shamma'a, A Enhanced Heat Transfer Performance in a Forward-Facing Channel Using Nanofluids. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy . (International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy, 14-15th March 2019, Oxford, UK). 

  1. KH Teng, Patryk Kot, Magomed Muradov, Andy Shaw, Khalid Hashim, Michaela Gkantou, Ahmed Al-Shamma’a (2019). Embedded Smart Antenna for Non-Destructive Testing and Evaluation (NDT&E) of Moisture Content and Deterioration in Concrete, 19(3), 547. 

  1. KH Teng, Shaw A,Ateeq. M, Al-Shamma'a A,S.Wylie, S. N. Kazi, B. T. Chew, P.Kot (2018). Design and Implementation of a non-invasive microwave sensor for assessing water hardness in heat exchangers. Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Application, 32(7), 797-811. 

  1. Khalid S Hashim, Ibijoke Adeola Idowu, Nisreen Jasim, Rafid Al Khaddar, Andy Shaw, David Phipps, P Kot, Montserrat Ortoneda Pedrola, Ali W Alattabi, Muhammad Abdulredha, Reham Alwash, KH Teng, Keyur H Joshi, Mohammed Hashim Aljefery (2018). Removal of phosphate from River water using a new baffle plates electrochemical reactor. MethodX 5, 1413-1418. 

  1. KH Teng, Ahmad Amiri, S. N. Kazi, M. A. Bakar, B. T. Chew, Al-Shamma'a A, Shaw A (2017). Retardation of Heat Exchanger Surfaces Mineral Fouling by Diethylenetriamine pentaacetate-treated MWCNT-based water nanofluids. Applied Thermal Engineering 110, 495-503. 

  1. Ahmad Amiri, Mohd Nashrul Mohd Zubir, Ayrat M Dimiev, KH Teng, Mehdi Shanbedi, SN Kazi, Shaifulazuar Bin Rozali (2017). Facile, Environmentally Friendly, Cost Effective and Scalable Production of Few-Layered Graphene. Chemical Engineering Journal 326, 1105-1115. 

  1. KH Teng, S. N. Kazi, Ahmad Amiri, A.F. Habali, M. A. Bakar, B. T. Chew, Al-Shamma'a A, Shaw A, K.H. Solangi, Ghulamulah Kha (2017). Calcium Carbonate Fouling on Double-Pipe Heat Exchanger with Different Heat Exchanging Surfaces. Powder Technology 315 , 216-226. 

  1. KH Teng, M. Ateeq, Shaw A, Al-Shamma'a  A., S. N. Kazi, B. T. Chew, Kot. P (2017). Numerical Investigation on using an Electromagnetic Wave Sensor to Detect Water Hardness in Water  Cooling System Industry. International Journal of Electromagnetics and Applications 7 (2), 38-47. 

  1. KH Teng, S.N. Kazi, M.A. Bakar, Al-Shamma’a A, Shaw A (2017). Industrial Heat Exchanger - Operation and Maintenance to Minimise Fouling and Corrosion. InTech in the book project tentatively titled "Heat Exchanger- Advanced Features and Applications ", ISBN: 978-953-51-4911-8. 

  1. KH Teng, A Amiri, SN Kazi, MA Bakar, BT Chew (2016). Fouling mitigation on heat exchanger surfaces by EDTA-treated MWCNT-based water nanofluids. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 60, 445-452. 

  1. KH Teng, RH Baharudin, MA Bakar, SN Kazi (2016). Mitigation of heat exchanger fouling in industry using catalytic materials. Desalination and Water Treatment 57 (1), 22-27. 

  1. SN Kazi, KH Teng, MS Zakaria, E Sadeghinezhad, MA Bakar (2015). Study of mineral fouling mitigation on heat exchanger surface. Desalination 367, 248-254. 

  1. KH Solangi, SN Kazi, MR Luhur, A Badarudin, A Amiri, R Sadri, KH Teng (2015). A comprehensive review of thermo-physical properties and convective heat transfer to nanofluids. Energy 89, 1065-1086. 


2019 International Conference on Innovative Applied Energy (IAPE’19), 14-15 March 2019, St Cross College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom – Oral Presentation 


2017 19th International Conference on Smart Sensor and Information Engineering (ICSSIE – 2017, London, United Kingdom) – Oral Presentation 


2nd Annual LJMU Graduate School Research Conference – (2017, Liverpool, United Kingdom) – Runner-up for poster competition – Poster Presentation 


2015 International Conferences on Business, Economics, Energy and Environmental Science (ICBEES 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) – Best paper award. – Oral Presentation