Full Stack Web Developer & Application Support Engineer

BEng(Hons), DipIT(Distinction), DipEng(Merit)

Development Stack

  • Operating system: Linux
  • Front-end: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Back-end: PHP, MySQL
  • Frameworks: Bootstrap, CodeIgniter
  • Web server: Apache HTTP Server
  • Shell scripting: Bash
  • Version control: Git



  • US patent 8612100 for invention of vehicle management control system (2013)
    • Enables an entire vehicle to be controlled by a single software framework running on macOS, Linux or Windows computer
    • Invented during time as a PhD research student at The University of Sydney
  • The NEC Semiconductors Singapore Pte. Ltd. Award for Best Project Work (2000)
    • Software written in C that enabled engineers to simulate the dynamic performance of micromouse robot without having to build a physical prototype
    • Created during time as a Diploma in Mechatronics Engineering student at Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore


  • Full Stack Web Developer (2011 - Now)

    Specialising in the development of complex web applications using LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) and JavaScript.
  • Founder (2006 - 2013)
    Goy Advanced Automobile

    Australian electric vehicle startup. Joined by more than 10 Australian and international team members. The startup did not succeed. However:
    • Successfully raised first round of funds to pay for consultation with Lotus Engineering
    • Vehicle designed by team was featured in Top Gear Australia magazine, Auto Salon magazine, Sydney Morning Herald newspaper and The Age (Melbourne) newspaper


  • Application Support Engineer (2018 - Now)
    States of Guernsey (then later transferred to Agilisys Guernsey)

    Supports the applications used by various States of Guernsey departments including Policy & Resources, Economic Development, Employment & Social Security, Environment & Infrastructure, Health & Social Care and Home Affairs.

    Good level of experience with: Microsoft 365 apps, Windows Server, SQL Server, Active Directory and PowerShell.
  • Manufacturing Engineer (2004 - 2007)
    Silverbrook Research Pty. Ltd., Australia

    Researched and implemented mass production methods that could be potentially used to manufacture an ultra-high speed printhead developed by the company.
    • Developed a solution to clean one of the key components that improved the part's yield from approx. 50% to nearly 100% at the cleaning stage of the manufacturing process
    • Improvised a solution to remove unwanted residue from a key component's coating, increasing yield from approx. 8% to 90% at an important stage of the manufacturing process and resulting in significant time and cost savings
  • Associate Engineer (2000 - 2001)
    Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd., Singapore

    Lithography/process department

    Troubleshoot process and machine related issues in the production line, performed quality checks on silicon wafers and develop strategies to minimise defects/increase manufacturing yield.
    • Successfully implemented new program criteria for automatic defect detection, significantly reducing errors/false alarms and thus production down time by approx. one hour per day

    IPM layout/test structure department

    Drafted semiconductor structures using CAD tool for new test module designs.
    • Developed software that automated the drafting of semiconductor structures, enabling the department to produce a month's worth of component design drawings in less than five hours


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering and IT) by Research - Withdrawn
    The University of Sydney, Australia

    Conducted research on software system that will allow an entire vehicle to be controlled by a single CPU as opposed to the conventional method that requires a multitude of CPUs. Withdrawn from PhD program in 2013 to focus on business.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Materials and Mechanical Systems) with Honours (2004)
    The Australian National University, Australia
    • Faculty of Engineering and IT Student Services First Year International Scholarship (2002)
  • Diploma in Information Technology (Website Development) With Distinction (2011)
    TAFE NSW, Australia
    • 26 distinctions
  • Diploma in Engineering (Mechatronics) with Merit (2000)
    Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore
    • 15 distinctions
    • Top 10% of the graduating cohort for the diploma course
    • Sponsorship under Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd. (1999 – 2000)
    • Top Student Award, Mechatronics Engineering (1999/2000)
    • Top Student Award, Mechatronics Engineering (1998/1999)