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Chiew Yee Meng









Professor
BE, PhD
Office: N1-01b-53
Tel: (65) 6790-5256
Email: cymchiew@ntu.edu.sg




Education:

  • BE (Hons) Class 1 – University of Auckland – 1981
  • PhD, University of Auckland.- 1985

Career details:

  • 1 Oct 2004 – Present: Professor, NTU
  • 1 Jan 1999 – 30 September 2004: Associate Professor, NTU
  • 1 Jan 1991 – 31 Dec 1998: Senior Lecturer, NTU
  • 15 May 1986 – 31 Dec 1990: Lecturer, NTI
  • Feb – May 1986: Engineer, Sofweeman Sdn. Bhd., KL
  • Jan – Apr 1985: Engineer, Tonkin & Taylor Ltd., Auckland
  • Oct 1984: Freelance, Beca Carter & Ferner Consultant Engineers, Auckland
  • July – Sept 1981: Freelance, Morris and Wilson Consulting Engineers, Auckland

Official Appointments

  • Head, Div of Envir & Water Resources Engrg, NTU, 1 Nov 2008
  • Acting Head, Div of Envir & Water Resources Engrg, NTU, 1 Aug 2008 - 31 Oct 2008
  • Sub-Dean, CSE, NTU, 1 Apr 1997 – 31 May 2002

Editorial Board Member

  • Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES)
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Member, International Association for Hydraulic Research (IAHR)


Main research interest

  • Sediment Transport and Hydraulic Engineering
  • Coastal Engineering

Current research project

  • Propeller wash induced scour
  • Establishment of a green roof test bed


  • Lu, Y., Chiew, Y.M. and Cheng, N. S. “Review of seepage effects on turbulent open-channel flow and sediment entrainment”. J. Hydraul. Res., IAHR.
  • Wu, Y. S. and Chiew, Y. M. “Three-dimensional scour at submarine pipelines”. J. Hydraul. Engrg., ASCE.


Prize received

  • Best paper award in International Conference Pipeline and Trenchless Technology in October 2011
  • Award for Distinguished Contribution to Sediment Research in 2010 by World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research (WASER) through the publication of a paper entitled “Scour Protection around Bridge Piers with Tetrahedron Frames” published in International Journal of Sediment Research
  • Nanyang Award – Excellence in Teaching, 2008
  • Best Teacher of the year Award, 2002