Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Wong Yiik Diew

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Assoc Prof Wong Yiik Diew

[Feb 2020]

Mr. Wong Y.D. (Wong Yiik Diew) is an academic staff at CEE School, NTU. He graduated B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering/transportation engineering at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. At NTU, he conducts undergraduate/graduate courses in transportation, highway engineering, traffic engineering, road safety engineering, civil engineering materials, statistics and mathematics, and sits on the Curriculum Committee. He is Supervisor to 16 graduated PhD candidates (14 as Lead Supervisor) and 7 active PhD candidates. He is also Supervisor to 7 M.Eng. theses, 19 M.Sc. transport/logistics dissertations, 173 bachelor degrees' research projects, and 35 URECA projects. He is recipient of Nanyang Education Award (CEE School) 2018.

He is Director of Centre for Infrastructure Systems (CIS). He was previously Deputy Director of NTU-LTA Transport Research Centre (TRC@NTU), Director of Bachelor of Science (Maritime Studies) Programme, Deputy Director of Master of Science (Logistics) Programme, and Director of B.Eng.(Civil Engineering) Programme. He has been Chair/Member in several School's Search Committees to recruit academic faculty. Currently, he is Mentor to two faculty members.

In recent 5 years, he is involved in 21 research projects with total research grants of S$7.9 million (and a Principal Investigator in S$4.3 million research grants). He is a Lead Principal Investigator in Rapid Road Transit (RRT) programme in NRF-TUM CREATE 2. He is an Author in 128 publications (108 are journal articles) listed in Scopus. He is a Guest Editor of 'Sustainability' Journal's Special Issue "Sustainable Maritime Transportation Management and Policies".

He is a Member of Singapore Road Safety Council (SRSC), Member of Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Singapore (CILTS), and Senior Member of Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES). He is a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) (Transportation Engineering).

Research Scholars (active):

PhD Thesis (x7): Arimbi Jinca; Chee Pei Nen; Che Maohao; Wang Yongcheng; Dana Mutiara Kusumawardi; Chen Tianyi; Sun Shanshan

Research Scholars [graduated]:

PhD Thesis (x16): 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; Tharsis Teoh Ghim Han; Wang Xueqin; Rojas Lopez Maria Cecilia; Shi Xiupeng;Te Ron Nguyen
[Note: Dr Wang Xueqin is Winner of CEE Best Thesis Award 2019 on her thesis "Consumers' participation in co-creating last-mile logistics: From a discordant value formation perspective"];

M.Eng. Thesis (x7): 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 (x12): 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 (x7): Ng Mong Choon Edwin; Goh Teck Jin; Chan Yew Kee; Tan Seng Hor; Ho Hwa Puay; Tan Tsui Hsia; Chng Siew Ling Yvonne.

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Research Interests
[July 2019]
Wong's R&D interests are in sustainable 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.
Current Projects
  • CIS Research Grant
  • Centre for Infrastructure Systems Research Grant
  • Driving Simulation as an assessment of elderly driver fitness to drive and driver rehabilitation method
  • Evaluation of Human Factors in Wayfinding within MRT/LRT Transit Areas
  • Geo-Env-Mobility And Monitoring (GEM3) Station Research Account
  • Harnessing connected vehicle traffic information for intersection signal control
  • Implementing omni-channel e-commerce logistics in Singapore: Value co-creation and co-destruction with e-consumers
  • Modelling, simulation, and travel time prediction of a road network disruption
  • Rapid Road Transport (RRT)
  • Research into impacts of next generation electronic road pricing (ERP-2) system
  • Research into space conflicts between pedestrians and cyclists on shared footpaths
Selected Publications
  • Zhou Q; Wong YD; Loh HS; Yuen KF. (2018). A fuzzy and Bayesian network CREAM model for human reliability analysis—the case of tanker shipping. Safety Science, 105, 149-157.
  • Wang X; Yuen KF; Wong YD; Teo CC. (2018). It is green, but is it fair? Investigating consumers’ fairness perception of green service offerings. Journal of Cleaner Production , 181, 235-248.
  • Chaturabong P; Lim TT; Wong YD. (2018). Effective surface treatment techniques for refinishing oil-stained road surface. Construction and Building Materials, 159, 64-72.
  • 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, 9(1), 79-95.

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