Prof. Wong Nyuk Hien - UCR International Researcher

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Profile:

Employment record:

Professor, Department of Building, School of Design and Environment, NUS. 2011 –.

Associate Professor, Department of Building, School of Design and Environment, NUS. 2005 – 2011.

Assistant Professor, Department of Building, School of Design and Environment, NUS. 1998 – 2004.

 Lecturer, Department of Building, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore. 1985 – 1993.

 

Administrative Leadership:

Course Leader, Part Time Programme in Bachelor of Building (Construction Management) and Bachelor of Building (Construction Economics) (1998 – 2000).

 

Professional/Consulting Activities:

Member, International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ) (2000 – present).

Consultant, Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF).

 

Research Interests:

Computational Air flow Modeling.

Simulation modeling for Building Performance.

Total Building Performance and System Integration.

Indoor Air Quality.

Energy performance of Buildings.

Deterioration of Building Materials.

Collaborative Design using high speed network.

Development of web based performance simulation models.

 

Awards:

NUS Teaching Honour Roll 2008 (for those who won the NUS Excellent Teachers award three times since AY2003/2004)

NUS Excellent Teachers award 2006/2007

Teaching Excellence Award 2006/2007, School of Design and Environment

NUS Excellent Teachers award 2004/2005

Teaching Honours List 2003/2004, School of Design and Environment

NUS Excellent Teachers award 2003/2004

Nominated for the NUS Outstanding Educator Award 2002/2003

NUS Excellent Teachers award 2001/2002

Oversea Graduate Scholarship, National University of Singapore. 1993 -1998

Building Science Gold Medal, National University of Singapore. 1991

Local Merit Scholarship, Public Service Commission, Singapore. 1982 – 1985

 

Administration:

Deputy Head (Academic), Department of Building (2013 – )

Programme Director, B.Sc (PFM), Department of Building (2011 – 2013)

Deputy Head (Research), Department of Building (2007 – 2009)

Deputy Head (Academic), Department of Building (2006 – 2007)

Program Director, Master of Science (Building Science) (2004 – 2007)
Laboratory Coordinator, Department of Building (2001 – 2005)

Committee member, CCA awards, School of Design and Environment (2001 – present)
Course Leader, Part Time Programme in Bachelor of Building (Construction Management) and Bachelor of Building (Construction Economics) (1998 – 2000)


Email: bdgwnh@nus.edu.au


National University of Singapore


Selected publications:

Mahdavi, A, P Mathew, S Kumar and N H Wong, Bi-directional computational design support in SEMPER environment (Editorial section). Automation in Construction, 6 (1997): 353-373. (United States).

Wong, N H and A Mahdavi, Automated generation of nodel representations for complex building geometries in the semper environment. Automation in Construction, 10, 1 (November 2000): 141-153. (United States).

Wong, N H, K P Lam and H. Feriadi, The use of performance-based simulation tools for building design and evaluation-a Singapore perspective. Building and Environment, 35, 8 (2000): 709-736.

Ong, S E, J T L Ooi and N H Wong, Crossing the Great Divide? A Survey of US & UK Real Estate Journals. Journal of Property Investment & Finance, Vol. 19, No. 6 (December 2001): 519-534. (United Kingdom)

Chew, M Y L, N H Wong and J C L Ho, Smoke control in confined space. Journal of Applied Fire Science, 10, 2 (2001). pp.109-125 (United States).

Wong, N H and A Loke, A study of natural ventilation of public housing in Singapore using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations. International Journal on Architectural Science (2001): 35-45. (Hong Kong).

Wong, N H, M Y L Chew and J C L Ho, A study of fire in a concealed basement using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation. Architectural Science Review, 44 (2001). 446-490 (Australia).

Cheong, K W, D ERY, Y. L. Chua, K W Tham, S C Sekhar, N H Wong and M B Ullah, Thermal comfort study of a lecture theatre environment: A case study approach. Building and Environment (2001). pp.63-73 (United Kingdom).

Cheong, K W, E Djunaedy, T K Poh, K W Tham, S C Sekhar, N H Wong and M B Ullah, Measurements and computations of contaminant’s distribution in office environment. Building and Environment (2001).pp.135-145 (United Kingdom).

Wong, N H, K P Lam and H. Feriadi, Computer-based performance simulation for building design and evaluation – The Singapore perspective. Simulation & Gaming. (Special on Asian Experience in Simulation and Gaming). 34, 3 (15 September 2003): 457-477

 

Books/monographs authored

Wong, N H, Y Chen, C L Ong, A SIA, P Y Tan and S H Long, Handbook on skyrise greening in Singapore. 1 vols. Singapore, 7 September 2002. 74 pp.

Ong, B L, J H Bay, L C Lee, S L Tse, J WIDODO and N H Wong, eds, iNTA 1st International Tropical Architecture Conference on Architecture|| and Urban Design: Sustainability and Society||. Singapore: National University of Singapore, 2004. (Conference Chairman – J H Bay).

Wong, N H, Chapter 6 Green Roofs. In Greening Cities, edited by Chris Johnson. Sydney: Government Architect’s Publication, Sydney, NSW, 2003.

Wong, N H and Y. Chen, “Exploring the Urban Heat Island Effect in Singapore”. In Tropical SustainableArchitecture, ed. Bay Joo Hwa and Ong Boon Lay, 10-1-10-23. London: Architectural Press, 2006. 23 pp.

Wong, N.H and Chen Y, “Tropic Urban Heat Island, Climate, Buildings and Greenery”, Spon research, by Taylor and Francis, 2009

Wong*, N H, A TAN, K Chiang, P.Y. Tan, D Chan, Y Chen and N.C. Wong, Vertical Greenery for the Tropics, Singapore: NUS/NParks/BCA, 2009. 99 pp.

Wong*, N H and Y Chen, “The role of urban greenery in high density cities”. In Designing for High Density Cities, 227-261. Hong Kong: Earthscan, 2009. 25 pp.

ELIZA, A, M IGNATIUS, S ROSITA, S K Jusuf* and N H Wong, “A climatic responsive urban planning model for high density city: Singapore’s commercial district”. In Global visions: risks and opportunities for the urban planet. Singapore: Center for Advanced Studies in Architecture, 2011. 8 pp.

Jusuf*, S K and N H Wong*, “Urban environment in Singapore, building climate chart in the application development”. In Urban Climatic Map An Information Tool for Sustainable Urban Planning, ed. Ren, C., & Ng, E.. Beijing: China Architecture & Building Press, 2011. (In Chinese). 16 pp.

Kannagi*, S and N H Wong, “Thermal Performance of Vertical Greenery Systems in the Tropical Environment”. In Sustainability Matters: Challenges and Opportunities in Environmental Management in Asia, ed. Lye Lin Heng, Chou Loke Ming, Audrey Chia, Asanga Gunawansa, Kua Harn Wei, 469 511. Singapore: Pearson, 2011. 43 pp.

 Wong*, N H and S K Jusuf*, “Urban Heat Island Mitigation Strategies at City and Building Level”. In Advances in the Development of Cool Materials for the Built Environment, ed. D. Kolokotsa, M. Santamouris, H. Akbari. AG Bussum: Bentham Science Publishers, 2011. 385 pp.

Track record:

Ph. D (Buildng Performance and Diagnostics), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. 1998

M Sc (Building Science), National University of Singapore, Singapore. 1991

B Sc (Building)(Hons, 2nd Upper), National University of Singapore, Singapore. 1985