Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Wong Yiik Diew

Deputy Director, Transport Research Centre @ NTU
Director, Centre for Infrastructure Systems
Associate Professor

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering

Phone: (+65)6790 5328/5250
Office: N1-B1b-09a/ N1-01b-51

  • PhD University of Canterbury 1990
  • BE(Hons) University of Canterbury 1983
Dr WONG Yiik Diew is a faculty member at NTU since 1991. He conducts courses in transportation, highway and traffic engineering, road safety engineering, civil engineering materials, statistics and mathematics. Dr Wong is Director of Centre for Infrastructure Systems, and Deputy Director of NTU-LTA Transport Research Centre (TRC@NTU). He was previously Director of Bachelor of Science (Maritime Studies) Programme, Deputy Director of Master of Science (Logistics) Programme, and Director of B.Eng.(Civil Engineering) Programme. Dr Wong is a Lead Principal Investigator in Rapid Road Transit (RRT) programme in NRF-TUM CREATE 2. Dr Wong is member of Singapore Road Safety Council (SRSC).
Research Interests
Dr Wong's R&D interests are in urban mobility; road safety engineering & practices; driver & traveller behaviours; pedestrian safety & accessibility; bicycle transport & infrastructure; innovative construction materials in pavement. He has also undertaken research in freight transport; maritime safety & security; maritime manpower developments.
Graduate students [graduated] (active):
PhD Thesis [Lum Kit Meng; Aine Kusumawati; Ahad Memon; Anggraini Zulkati; Ho Sze Hwee; Chai Chen; Koh Puay Ping; Yeung Jian Sheng; Chen Mengjia; Yuen Kum Fai] (Dwi Phalita Upahita; Rojas Lopez Maria Cecilia; Wang Xueqin; Shi Xiupeng; Chee Pei Nen; Hou Xiao; Che Maohao; Wang Yongcheng; Arimbi Jinca; Tharsis Teoh; Te Ron Nguyen; Dana Mutiara Kusumawardi);
M.Eng. Thesis [Ng Choon Heng; Chandrasekar, P.; Goh Pin Kai; Hau Lay Peng; Ho Jen Sim; Koh Puay Ping]; (Wong Miao’en Grace)
MSc (Transportation Engineering) Dissertation [Seah Haw Kuan; Tan Koon Hiau; Min Min Naing; Thu Ya Chit; Iwan Soemarjo Halim; Yap Zhee Lian; Abeyweera Herath Mudiyanselage Buddhi ; Aye Aye Htwe; Myint Myint Than; Thein Moe; Thant Zin Myo; Moe Aung Lwin];
MSc (Logistics) Dissertation [Ng Mong Choon Edwin; Goh Teck Jin; Chan Yew Kee; Tan Seng Hor; Ho Hwa Puay; Tan Tsui Hsia; Chng Siew Ling Yvonne].
Current Projects
  • A Computer-based Decision Support System for Predictive HSSE Risk Management in Shipping and Ship Management Companies
  • Before and After Evaluation of Implementing Bicycle-Centric Infrastructure in a Township
  • Centre for Infrastructure Systems Research Grant
  • Cyclists’ visual behaviour and its effects on walking/cycling trips
  • Driving Simulation as an assessment of elderly driver fitness to drive and driver rehabilitation method
  • Effective Techniques for Quick Response to Oil Spillage on Singapore Roads
  • Electromobility in Megacities: Transportation
  • Enhancing the process of preparing precast shop drawings through BIM
  • Environmental Logistics: The Case of Oil Rig Supply Chain
  • Estimating safety effects of Green-Man Countdown Devices (GMCD) at signalised pedestrian crosswalk based on microscopic simulation
  • Evaluation of Human Factors in Wayfinding within MRT/LRT Transit Areas
  • Fuzzy Cellular Automata Model for Vehicle Conflicts at Signalised Road Junctions
  • Geo-Env-Mobility And Monitoring (GEM3) Station Research Account
  • Harnessing connected vehicle traffic information for intersection signal control
  • Human Factors Study in the On-Board Unit (OBU) Design
  • Identifying Performance Indicators for Inclusive Streets
  • Modelling cycling demand for recreational and health purposes in Singapore
  • Modelling multimodal travel behaviour linking non-motorised transport with public transport
  • Modelling, simulation, and travel time prediction of a road network disruption
  • Overcoming the Challenges of Last-mile E-commerce Urban Logistics
  • PACMAN – a safety tool for walking/cycling facility
  • Rapid Road Transport (RRT)
  • Research Study Into Cycling In Singapore
  • Research Study into Signage Framework for Commuter Facilities in Singapore
  • Research Study into first/last mile trips (with focus on cycling) at Jurong Lake District
  • Reviewing Cross Section of the Roads
  • Serviceability (Crowdedness, Comfort and Weather Protection) of Commuter and Bus Infrastructure Adjoining MRT Stations
  • Speed Safety Threshold for Bicycles and Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs) and Enforcement Review
  • Study of Motorists' Travel Pattern and Choices.
  • Study of Transport Energy Efficiency, Methodology, Practice and Policy Effect
  • Sustainable Port Development Model: The Case of Singapore
  • Tunnel environmental baseline evaluation towards sustainable tunnel environment, energy consumption, and urban planning
  • Usable space for sustainable urban living
  • Walking-cycling Demand Model at Neighbourhood Level
  • Walking/ Cycling virtual simulator
Selected Publications
  • Zhou Q; Wong YD; Xu H; Thai VV; Loh HS; Yuen KF. (2017). An enhanced CREAM with stakeholder-graded protocols for tanker shipping safety application. Safety Science, 95, 140-147.
  • Memon AA; Meng M; Wong YD; Lam SH. (2017). Impact of integrated traveler information on auto commuter’s mode switching propensity. The Open Transportation Journal, 11, 20-30.
  • Yuen KF, Thai VV, Wong YD. (2017). Corporate social responsibility and classical competitive strategies in maritime transport: A contingency perspective. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 98, 1-13.
  • Rojas Lopez, MC; Wong, YD. (2017). Children’s active trips to school: a review and analysis. International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, , 1-17.
  • Chen MJ, Wong YD. (2017). Evaluation of the development of aggregate packing in porous asphalt mixture using discrete element method simulation. Road Materials and Pavement Design, 18(1), 64-85.

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