Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Wong Yiik Diew

Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Email: cydwong@ntu.edu.sg
Phone: +65 67905250
Office: N1 B1B 09A/ N1-01B51
Assoc Prof Wong Yiik Diew

Biography
[July 2019]

Mr. Wong Y.D. (Wong Yiik Diew) is a non-tenured academic staff at NTU, with current appointment till Feb 2022 (at 62nd birth-month). 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 and traffic engineering, road safety engineering, civil engineering materials, statistics and mathematics, and sits on the Curriculum Committee. He is Supervisor to 15 graduated PhD candidates (14 as Lead Supervisor) and 8 active PhD candidates. He is also Supervisor to 7 M.Eng. theses, 19 M.Sc. transport/logistics dissertations, 166 bachelor degrees' research projects, and 33 URECA projects.

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 three 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 118 publications (100 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 Council Member of Singapore Road Safety Council (SRSC), Member of Active Mobility Advisory Panel (AMAP), 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) and an Assessor. He is Co-Chair of Local Organising Committee for 16th Thredbo Conference (25-30 Aug 2019, Singapore).
Research Interests
[July 2019]
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.

Research Scholars (active):

PhD Thesis (x8): Arimbi Jinca; Chee Pei Nen; Che Maohao; Wang Yongcheng; Te Ron Nguyen; Dana Mutiara Kusumawardi; Chen Tianyi; Sun Shanshan

M.Eng. Thesis (x1): Wong Miao’en Grace.

Research Scholars [graduated]:

PhD Thesis (x15): 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;

M.Eng. Thesis (x6): Ng Choon Heng; Chandrasekar, P.; Goh Pin Kai; Hau Lay Peng; Ho Jen Sim; Koh Puay Ping;

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.

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com.sg/citations?sortby=pubdate&hl=en&user=1yeETc4AAAAJ&view_op=list_works
Current Projects
  • Before and After Evaluation of Implementing Bicycle-Centric Infrastructure in a Township
  • 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
  • Human Factors Study in the On-Board Unit (OBU) Design
  • Identifying Performance Indicators for Inclusive Streets
  • Modelling, simulation, and travel time prediction of a road network disruption
  • Rapid Road Transport (RRT)
  • Research into impacts of new generation electronic road pricing (ERP-2) system
  • Research into space conflicts between pedestrians and cyclists on shared footpaths
  • 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
  • Walking-cycling Demand Model at Neighbourhood Level
  • Walking/ Cycling virtual simulator
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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