Team

These are the parties that I collaborate with the most. Some are my PhD students, research colleagues and others are industry partners. 

Academics

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Professor Andy Chan

Senior Researcher

He is the current Vice Provost of University of Nottingham
Malaysia Campus (UNMC). His responsibility is to oversee all research, teaching, external and operation matters of the faculty. He is a member of the UNMC management board. Professor Chan’s area of expertise is on air pollution and computational fluid dynamics, especially towards urban climates. During the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) episode, he was one of the team leaders appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to discover the dispersion of mechanisms of the SARS virus in the dense cityscapes in Hong Kong. He is currently the leader of the multi-national 7SEAS-NASA project (Seven South-east Asian Studies, National Aeronautics and Space Administration), which studies the propagation of haze in Southeast Asia. He is currently also serving as the government expert consultant on development of urban planning guidelines against air pollution and extreme weather conditions.

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Dr Chun-Chieh Yip

Senior Researcher

Dr Yip is the current Head of Department (Department of Civil Engineering) at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR). His areas of expertise include  Buckingham Law & Similitude Theorem, Design of Steel Structure in European Code 3, Industrialized Building System (IBS), Reinforced Concrete Structure Engineering, Seismic Structure Engineering

Students

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Kevin Luwemba Mugumya

PhD Student

PhD researcher at the Department of Civil Engineering,
University of Nottingham, Malaysia with a strong focus on Linked data technologies. He is currently investigating the alignment of linked data with building automation. He is also a freelance GRAND stack developer and currently the team lead on 2 development projects.

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Mirza Rayana Sanzana

PhD Student

Rayana is a PhD student focusing on Machine Learning. She is certified by Google for Digital Marketing, AdWords, SEO optimization and others. She is also certified for 2D & 3D Game Development. 

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Shams Ghazy

PhD Student

Shams is a PhD researcher at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham, Malaysia. Her research interests include infrastructure resilience, sustainable transportation, and smart mobility systems. Her research has been nominated for Best MEng Final Year Project Award as well as Tan Sri Yusoff Ibrahim 2020, Final Year Project Competition. She is currently working on leveraging the power of linked data in optimizing smart mobility solutions.

Industry Partners

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MES Group

Building Information Modelling Consultancy

MES is an Asian-based BIM Project Management Consultancy (PMC) for the digital transformation of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry.

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PLYTEC Engineering

Consultancy

PLYTEC ENGINEERING - BIM Engineering Solution and Technology Sdn Bhd has been providing 3D BIM architectural modeling services since 2013. They integrate smart technologies to develop accurate BIM models at competitive prices.