Huck Beng Chew

Huck Beng Chew
Huck Beng Chew

Administrative Titles

Associate Professor
(217) 333-9770
306H Talbot Laboratory

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Education

  • National University of Singapore Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering, 2007. Thesis: A Mechanism-Based Approach: Void Growth and Coalescence in Polymeric Adhesive Joints. Field: Micromechanics of Materials.
  • National University of Singapore Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (Accelerated Masters Program), 2003
  • National University of Singapore Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class Honors; University Scholar Program), Mechanical Engineering, 2002

Academic Positions

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL Affiliate Associate Professor, Computational Science and Engineering, Aug 2018 - Present
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Aug 2018 – Present
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL Affiliate Assistant Professor, Computational Science and Engineering, Sept 2011-July 2018
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Aug 2011 – July 2018
  • Brown University, Providence, RI Assistant Professor (Research), School of Engineering, June – Aug 2011
  • Brown University, Providence, RI Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Engineering, Jan 2008 – June 2011. Field: Nanomechanics of Materials.

Professional Registrations

  • Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, FIMechE (since 2014; member since 2007)
  • Registered Chartered Engineer (UK) CEng (since 2007)
  • Registered Chartered Environmental Engineer (UK) CEnv (since 2010)

Research Areas

Chapters in Books

  • Chew, H.B., Guo, T.F. and Cheng, L., Mechanism-based modeling of thermal and moisture induced failure of IC devices, in: Moisture Sensitivity of Plastic Packages of IC Devices, Chapter 12. Editors: Fan, X.J. and Suhir, E. 1st Edition, Springer 2010, pp. 301-331, ISBN: 978-1-4419-5718-4.

Selected Articles in Journals

Honors

  • Vice Chancellor’s List (2002)

Research Honors

  • 2017 Dean's Award for Excellence in Research (4/24/2017)

Courses Taught

  • AE 321 - Mechs of Aerospace Structures
  • AE 323 - Applied Aerospace Structures
  • AE 370 - Aerospace Numerical Methods
  • AE 420 - Finite Element Analysis
  • AE 527 - Multi-Scale Mdlng of Materials
  • CSE 451 - Finite Element Analysis
  • ME 471 - Finite Element Analysis