Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Lo Yat-Man, Edmond

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Deputy Director, Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management

Email: cymlo@ntu.edu.sg
Phone: +65 67905268
Office: N1 01B 38
Assoc Prof Lo Yat-Man, Edmond

Biography
Education:
Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Hydrodynamics), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A., 1985
B.S. and M.S., Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, U.S.A., 1980

Professional Experience:
Nov 1987 – Jun 1987: Scientist, Cambridge Acoustical Assoc. Inc. MA, U.S.A.
Aug 1987 – Oct 1996: Principal Engineer, Physical Sciences Inc. MA, U.S.A.

Nanyang Technological University, School of Civil & EnvironmentalEngineering
Nov 1996 – Dec 1999: Senior Lecturer
Jan 1999 – Present: Assoc. Prof.
Jun 2003 – Present: Assistant then Co-Director (since Oct 2005), Singapore Stanford Partnership Programme (concurrent appointment)
Jul 2006 – Sept 2007: Director, Environment and Water Technologies Cluster
Apr 2005 – Present: Head of Division, Environmental & Water Resources Engineering
Jul 2008 – Present: Acting Chair, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering


Relevant Recent Professional Experience:
Director LIEN Action for International Development, July 2006 to present
Advisory Board, Lien Institute for the Environment, July 2006 to present
Member of Astar Maritime R&D Task Force, May 2004 to present
Member of MPA-RCN Expert Group on Maritime R&D, June 2001 to present
Co-chairperson: NTU-Stanford Symposium on the Environment 31 May to 1 June 2005
Co-chairman: 2005 Asia Oceania Geophysics Society Conf, Suntec, Singapore

Research Interest:
Application of hydrodynamics to coastal and inland water flows with emphasis on wave mechanics, transport processes and implications on water quality.

Publications:
22 journal and 46 conference publications
Research Interests
Application of hydrodynamics to coastal and inland water flows with emphasis on wave mechanics, transport processes and implications on water quality.
Current Projects
  • Analysing Marine Cargo Risk and its impact on Ports
  • Flood Risk Simulation Model for Jakarta, Indonesia (ICRM)
  • Future Resilient Systems
  • Natural Catastrophe Data Analytics Exchange (Nat Cat DAX)
  • Natural Catastrophe Data Analytics Exchange (Nat Cat DAX) - Industries
  • Remote Sensing Technologies for Exposure Mapping of Urban Areas
  • The Establishment of a Real Time Control, Alarm and Management System for Marina Bay
Selected Publications
  • Rong, X, and Lo, E.Y. (2004). On the stability of shoaling Stokes waves over a slowly varying bottom. Applied Ocean Research, 26(5), 205-212.

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