Dr Peter HENG

Research Scientist
Weather Modelling & Prediction Section

  • peter_heng@nea.gov.sg

Dr Peter HENG

Dr Peter Heng has had a varied career in engineering and the geosciences. His work at CCRS spans across weather and climate timescales. He is currently collaborating with convective-scale data assimilation experts at the UK Met Office on the data assimilation system for SINGV, a convective-scale numerical weather prediction model for Singapore.


    • 2004-2007
    • PhD in Computational Mechanics, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
    • 1998-2002
    • BEng in Civil Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Working Experience

    • 2015-present
    • Research Scientist, Centre for Climate Research Singapore, MSS
    • 2012-2015
    • Lecturer, Temasek Polytechnic
    • 2011-2012
    • Engineer, Housing and Development Board
    • 2010-2011
    • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, USA
    • 2007-2010
    • Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Civil and Building Engineering, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
    • 2002-2004
    • Structural Engineer, Eastern Pretech Pte Ltd

Research Interests

  • High-resolution numerical weather prediction
  • Convection-permitting regional climate modelling
  • ENSO influence on the western Maritime Continent

Dr Heng’s full publication record can be accessed here.