WONG Ngai Yuen, Louis

 

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Dr WONG Ngai Yuen, Louis 王毅遠

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Associate Professor

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Dr WONG Ngai Yuen, Louis 王毅遠

Title:
Associate Professor

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Also Cited As:
Louis N.Y. Wong

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
2008Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPh.D. Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
1999University of Hong KongB.Sc. Earth Sciences (1st Class Honours)
Biography

Dr Louis Wong obtained his BSc degree in Earth Sciences from HKU in 1999 under the Stephen Kam Chuen Cheung Memorial Scholarship, and PhD degree in Geotechnical Engineering from MIT under the Croucher Foundation Scholarship and the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies. His teaching and research interests are in engineering geology, rock mechanics and underground engineering. He is serving the editorial boards of Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment (Springer), Engineering Geology (Elsevier), Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (Springer) and Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (Elsevier). 

Dr Wong was previously an Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair (Academic) in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He also worked as a consulting tunnel engineer at CDM in the USA and completed the Engineering Geology Graduate (EGG) training with the Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO). Dr. Wong won the Richard Wolter’s Prize 2014 from the IAEG (International Association of Engineering Geology and Environment). Dr. Wong’s achievements in and contributions to teaching earned him the Nanyang Education Award at NTU for the academic year 2012/13.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Cheng, Y
2015-03-01Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology (Singapore) Outstanding Paper Award 2015: Society for Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology (Singapore)
Research Achievement
2014-10-01Scholarship for 8th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium: 8th Asian Rock Mechanics Symposium
Research Achievement
Li, ZH
2015-04-01Youth Scholar Outstanding Paper Presentation Award: 7th International Conference on Mining Science and Technology (ICMST 2015)
Research Achievement
2014-09-01Richard Wolters’ Prize: International Association of Engineering Geology and Environment (IAEG)
Research Achievement
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