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Dr Wong Min Hao

AEO Market Manager

Chevron Oronite Pte Ltd, Singapore

Dr. Minhao Wong graduated in 2013 with a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. He received his B.Appl. Sci. from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is currently the AEO market manager at Chevron Oronite Pte Ltd based in Singapore. Previously, he spent time in Japan working in Chevron Oronite’s technology center located in Omaezaki, Shizuoka, developing finished oil formulations for automotive engine oils. Before joining Chevron Oronite, he worked for Kaneka Japan Corporation as a polymer scientist.

Brief Overview
Internal combustion engines require engine oils to operate properly as the oils provide the necessary lubrication to overcome friction and wear between moving engine parts. In this presentation, I will focus on the fundamental issues concerning friction and wear that occur in internal combustion engines.

Key Topics

  • How lubrication works under different conditions

  • Different modes of wear

  • Examples of wear-induced damage to engine hardware

  • Effects on engine performance due to poor lubrication

  • Discussion on lubricant selection