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Yuen Kum Fai



Programme Director, M.Sc (Maritime Studies)








Assistant Professor
PhD, BSc
Office: N1-01b-37
Tel: (65) 6790-5247
Email: kumfai.yuen@ntu.edu.sg




Academic History

  • Ph.D. School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University 2017
  • BSc (Maritime Studies), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University 2012

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University (Jan 2020 – present)
  • Associate Editor, Maritime Policy & Management (2018 – present)
  • Advisory Board Member, Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, (2018 – present)
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Continuity & Resilience Review (2019 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Chung-Ang University (2017 – 2019)



  • Sustainable shipping management
  • Quality management
  • Innovation and technology management
  • Transport resilience
  • Supply chain integration


  • Inauguration Grant 2019, Singapore Teaching and Academic Research Talent Scheme
  • Best Paper Award 2015 & 2016, Quality Management and Organisational Development Conference
  • Nanyang President’s Graduate Scholarship 2012, Nanyang Technological University


  • Wang, X., Yuen, K.F., Wong, Y.D. & Li, K.X. (2020) “How can the maritime industry meet Sustainable Development Goals? An analysis of sustainability reports from the social entrepreneurship perspective”, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and the Environment, 78, 102173
  • Yuen, K.F., Li, K.X., Ma, F. & Wang, X. (2020) “The effect of emotional appeal on seafarers’ safety behaviour: An extended health belief model” Journal of Transport & Health, 16, 100810
  • Ma, F., Liang, Y., Yuen, K.F., Wang, Y., Shi, W. & Zhu, Y. (2020) “Assessing the vulnerability of urban rail transit network under heavy air pollution: A dynamic vehicle restriction perspective”, Sustainable Cities and Society, 52, 101851
  • Surucu-Balci E., Balci, G. & Yuen, K.F. (2020) “Engaging container shipping stakeholders via social media: A decision tree approach”, Computers in Industry, 115, 103152
  • Yuen, K.F., Li, K.X., Xu, G., Wang, X., & Wong, Y.D. (2019) “A taxonomy of resources for sustainable shipping management: Their interrelationships and effects on business performance”, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 128, 316-332
  • Balci, G., Caliskan, A.E. & Yuen, K.F. (2019) “Relational bonding strategies, customer satisfaction, and loyalty in the container shipping market”, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics, 49(5), 816-838
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