Dr Jing Ying Wong is an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Nottingham. She is a Professional Technologist under the Malaysian Board of Technologists (MBOT) and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK. She obtained her Degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) with First Class Honours and Vice Chancellor's Award as well as Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering) with Best Student Award from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She received the 2018 Lord Dearing Award 'Virtual Reality for Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Engineering Education' in recognition of her outstanding contribution to enhancing the student learning experience at the University of Nottingham.


Her research focuses on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Linked Data in Architecture and Construction, Virtual Reality and Sustainability, as well as the application of emerging technologies in different civil engineering disciplines and education. She has published in the International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies, International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering, European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering, Jurnal Teknologi, and Procedia CIRP.

My civil engineering research interests

Building Information Modelling

Digitalization of the information flow process along the full lifecycle of AEC projects

Linked Data and Machine Learning

Adopting Semantic Web Technologies to formally structure and integrate heterogeneous building and transport data 

Virtual and Augmented Reality

The alignment of Virtual and Augmented Reality in BIM (buildings) and education

Sustainability and Energy Efficiency

Using a combination of Internet of Things, Machine Learning and Linked Building Data to optimize the energy consumption of buildings

Industrialized Building Systems

Damage based reliability analysis in Industrialized Building Systems using experimental workflows

Latest Publications

Future-proofing Klang Valley’s veins with REBET: A framework for directing transportation technologies towards infrastructure resilience

While focusing on Klang Valley’s transportation system, this research proposes the REsilience Brittleness and Emerging Technologies (REBET) framework, which aims to identify the transportation technologies with the highest potential of strengthening the system’s resilience.


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