Kwok Siong Teh, PhD

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Associate Director, School of Engineering

 School of Engineering

San Francisco State University

1600 Holloway Avenue, SCI 124

San Francisco CA 94132



Tel: (415) 405-4168
Fax: (415) 338-0525


Curriculum Vitae


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        Novel materials fabrication processes for energy applications, including:

-        Direct 3D printing of short fiber- or particle-reinforced composites and nanocomposites

-        Near-field electrospinning synthesis of mesoscale polymer and polymer composites

-        Laser-assisted synthesis of polymer/metal organic framework macroporous composites

-        Rapid plasma processing of metal oxide (ZnO and SnO2) nanostructures and thin films

        Engineering education pedagogy to promotes active and deep learning by incorporating:

-        Maker space: to improve hands on learning via tinkering and creating

-        Case studies: to promote holistic understanding of subject matter based on contexts





Engr 200 Materials of Engineering

Engr 201 Dynamics

Engr 364 Materials and Manufacturing

Engr 441 Fundamentals of Composite Materials

Engr 464 Mechanical Design

Engr 690 Introduction to Micro and Nanoengineering

Engr 696 Engineering Design Project I

Engr 697 Engineering Design Project II
            Engr 699 Independent Study (materials science/engineering topics)


Teaching Evaluations (on Rate My Professor)


2017 SFSU CoSE Excellence in Teaching and Professional Achievement Award




PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA


MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL