Dr Kong Fah Tee BEng(Hons) PhD PGCert(HE) MBA DIC FHEA

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University degrees

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) and the Diploma of Imperial College (DIC) in Management, Imperial College London, United Kingdom (2013)
  • Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert), Higher Education, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom (2011)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore (2004) 
  • BEng (Hons), Civil Engineering, University Putra Malaysia (2000)

Professional career

  • Sept 2016 – present: Reader in Infrastructure Engineering, Department of Engineering Science, University of Greenwich, UK.
  • Nov 2009 – present: Senior Lecturer in Infrastructure Engineering, Department of Engineering Science (formerly Department of Civil Engineering), University of Greenwich, UK
  • Aug 2008 – Oct 2009: Researcher, School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, UK.
  • April 2007 – Aug 2008: Researcher, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Bristol, UK.
  • Jan 2006 – March 2007: Lecturer (part-time), School of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Plymouth, UK.
  • Dec 2004 – March 2007: Researcher, (1) School of Mathematics & Statistics, (2) School of Engineering, University of Plymouth, UK.
  • May 2004 – Nov 2004: Research Engineer, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore.

Responsibilities within the university

  • Link Tutor, SEGi University, Malaysia

Awards

  • International Research Collaboration Award, by University of Sydney, 2013-2014
  • Invited Foreign Expert, by Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2011

Recognition

  • Editor-in-Chief (Founding Editor): International Journal of Forensic Engineering (IJFE), Inderscience Publishers, 2011-present
  • Research Proposal Reviewer, Israel Science Foundation (ISF), 2013
  • PhD External Examiner, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, 2014-2015
  • MRes Civil Engineering External Examiner, University of Strathclyde, UK, 2012
  • Book Proposal Reviewer, Elsevier, 2016
  • Book Proposal Reviewer, Wiley, 2013
  • Regular Reviewer for over 50 International Journals and Conferences
  • Editorial Board Member for over 20 International Journals
  • Organising and Technical Committee Member for over 10 International Conferences
  • Session Chair for 4 International Conferences
  • Deliver over 35 invited seminars, conference presentations and poster presentations

Research / Scholarly interests

  • Structural Reliability and Risk-Cost Optimization
  • Structural Health Monitoring and Management
  • Structural System Identification and Life Prediction
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Wave Propagation and Signal Processing
  • Experimental Stress Analysis
  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics
  • Structural Control and Smart Structures
  • Structural Behaviour and Design under Extreme Loading - Fire and Explosion

Key funded projects

  • Newton Institutional Links Grant, by British Council [Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, UK & Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)], "Development of Integrated Wave Energy and Oceanic Macro Algae Farming Platform", 2015-2016
  • Vice Chancellor's PhD Scholarship, by University of Greenwich, "Reliability-based Maintenance Management for Energy Pipelines", 2014-2017
  • International Research Collaboration Award, by University of Sydney, 2013-2014
  • EPSRC Responsive Mode Funding, Standard Research, "Assessing Current State of Buried Sewer Systems and Their Remaining Safe Life",2012-2014
  • Research & Enterprise Investment Programme, RAE Competitive, "Structural Vibration Modelling and Health Monitoring of Composite Materials", by University of Greenwich, 2011-2012
  • Invited Foreign Expert, by Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, 2011
  • Research & Enterprise Investment Programme, RAE Competitive, "Risk-Cost Optimization for Underground Sewer Pipeline Networks", by University of Greenwich, 2010-2011
  • IStructE Undergraduate Research Grant, "Statistical Structural Health Monitoring Using Quantile Regression", 2010-2011

Recent publications

Article

Mostofizadeh, Sayedali and , Tee, Kong Fah (2021), Static and seismic responses of eco-friendly buried concrete pipes with various dosages of fly ash. MDPI. In: , , , . MDPI, Applied Sciences, 11: 11700 (24) 2076-3417 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/app112411700).

Niu, Xudong , Tee, Kong Fah, Marques, Hugo (2021), Superposition model of mode shapes composed of travelling torsional guided waves excited by multiple circular transducer arrays in pipes. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Ultrasonics, 116: 106507 ISSN: 0041-624X (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultras.2021.106507) NB Item availability restricted.

Chin, Siew Choo , Tee, Kong Fah, Tong, Foo Sheng, Ong, Huei Ruey , Gimbun, Jolius (2019), Thermal and mechanical properties of bamboo fiber reinforced composites. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Materials Today Communications, 23: 100876 ISSN: 2352-4928 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2019.100876).

Tee, Kong Fah and , Wordu, Alvan H. (2019), Burst strength analysis of pressurized steel pipelines with corrosion and gouge defects. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Engineering Failure Analysis, 108: 104347 ISSN: 1350-6307 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2019.104347).

Koroma, Sheik G. , Animah, Isaac, Shafiee, Mahmood, Tee, Kong-Fah (2019), Decommissioning of deep and ultra-deep water oil and gas pipelines: issues and challenges. Inderscience. In: , , , . Inderscience, International Journal of Oil, Gas and Coal Technology, 22 (4) . pp. 470-487 ISSN: 1753-3309 (Print), 1753-3317 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJOGCT.2019.103509).

Wordu, Alvan H. , Tee, Kong Fah, Shafiee, Mahmood (2019), Modelling deformation of corroded buried steel pipes and design of protective measure. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. In: , , , . American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, 142: 11801 (1) ISSN: 0094-9930 (Print), 1528-8978 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4045025).

Ismail, Amalina Hanani , Kusbiantoro, Andri, Chin, Siew Choo, Muthusamy, Khairunisa , Islam, Mukhlis , Tee, Kong Fah (2019), Pozzolanic reactivity and strength activity index of mortar containing palm oil clinker pretreated with hydrochloric acid. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Journal of Cleaner Production, 242: 118565 ISSN: 0959-6526 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118565).

Yue, Longwang , Tee, Kong Fah, Liu, B, Feng, T (2019), Automatic abrasive blasting system for large diameter pipe bends. Inderscience. In: , , , . Inderscience, International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (IJMTM), 33 (3/4) . pp. 268-282 ISSN: 1368-2148 (Print), 1741-5195 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJMTM.2019.10022616).

Tee, Kong Fah and , Kolahchi, R. (2019), Buckling analysis of piezoelectric cut out nanoplates using numerical method. Inderscience. In: , , , . Inderscience, International Journal of Hydromechatronics, 2 (2) . pp. 99-111 ISSN: 2515-0464 (Print), 2515-0472 (Online) (doi: https://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJHM.2019.100772).

Tee, Kong Fah , Pesinis, Konstantinos, Coolen-Maturi, Tahani (2019), Competing risks survival analysis of ruptured gas pipelines: a nonparametric predictive approach. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 175: 103919 ISSN: 0308-0161 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpvp.2019.06.001).

Yue, Longwang , Xu, J, Wei, L, Xing, X , Chen, H , Din, M , Tee, Kong Fah (2019), Cable-driven MIS robot with intuitive manipulability and direct force feedback. Universidad del Zulia-Venezuela. In: , , , . Universidad del Zulia-Venezuela, Investigación Clínica, 60 (4) . pp. 813-824 ISSN: 0535-5133 (Print), (doi: https://clinicajournal.com/index.php/path/article/view/797).

Ebenuwa, Andrew Utomi and , Tee, Kong Fah (2019), Reliability estimation of buried steel pipes subjected to seismic effect. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Transportation Geotechnics, 20: 100242 ISSN: 2214-3912 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trgeo.2019.100242).

Balaban, Ayse Cagla and , Tee, Kong Fah (2019), Strain energy release rate of sandwich composite beams for different densities and geometry parameters. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 101 . pp. 191-199 ISSN: 0167-8442 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tafmec.2019.03.001).

Yue, Longwang , Tee, Kong Fah, Liu, Baoguo, Feng, Tengfei (2019), Development of new cable-driven minimally invasive surgical robot. Inderscience. In: , , , . Inderscience, International Journal of Automation and Control, 13 (3) . pp. 324-346 ISSN: 1740-7516 (Print), 1740-7524 (Online) (doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJAAC.2019.098583).

Sagasta, Francisco , Tee, Kong Fah, Piotrkowski, Rosa (2019), Lamb modes detection using cumulative Shannon Entropy with improved estimation of arrival time. Springer US. In: , , , . Springer US, Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 38: 27 ISSN: 0195-9298 (Print), 1573-4862 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10921-019-0561-1).

Tee, Kong Fah and , Ekpiwhre, Ejiroghene (2019), Reliability-based preventive maintenance strategies of road junction systems. Emerald. In: , , , . Emerald, International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 36 (5) . pp. 752-781 ISSN: 0265-671X (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJQRM-01-2018-0018).

Benammar, Samir and , Tee, Kong Fah (2019), Structural reliability analysis of a heliostat under wind load for concentrating solar power. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Solar Energy, 181 . pp. 43-52 ISSN: 0038-092X (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2019.01.085).

Ebenuwa, Andrew Utomi and , Tee, Kong Fah (2019), Fuzzy-based optimised subset simulation for reliability analysis of engineering structures. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: Maintenance, Management, Life-Cycle Design and Performance, 15 (3) . pp. 413-425 ISSN: 1573-2479 (Print), 1744-8980 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2018.1552977).

Fang, Yongfeng , Tao, Wenliang, Tee, Kong Fah (2019), A new computational method for structural reliability with Big Data. In: , , , . , Eksploatacja i Niezawodnosc – Maintenance and Reliability, 21 (1) . pp. 159-163 (doi: https://doi.org/10.17531/ein.2019.1.18).

Li, Yi , Li, Yong-Gui, Li, Qiu-Sheng, Tee, Kong Fah (2018), Investigation of wind effect reduction on square high-rise buildings by corner modification. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, Advances in Structural Engineering, 22 (6) . pp. 1488-1500 ISSN: 1369-4332 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1369433218816111).

Niu, X. , Tee, K. F., Chen, H. P., Marques, H. R. (2018), Excitation and propagation of ultrasonic guided waves in pipes by piezoelectric transducer arrays. IOP Publishing. In: , , , . IOP Publishing, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1065 ISSN: 1742-6588 (Print), 1742-6596 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1065/22/222006).

Tee, Kong Fah and , Olanrewaju, Sulaiman O. (2018), Design and analysis of wave energy buoy integrated with seaweed farming. Inderscience. In: , , , . Inderscience, International Journal of Critical Infrastructures, 14 (4) . pp. 336-359 ISSN: 1475-3219 (Print), 1741-8038 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCIS.2018.095617).

Tee, Kong Fah and , (2018), Time series analysis for vibration-based structural health monitoring: A review. Tech Science Press. In: , , , . Tech Science Press, Structural Durability and Health Monitoring, 12 (3) . pp. 129-147 ISSN: 1930-2983 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.3970/sdhm.2018.04316).

Athmani, Allaeddine , Khemis, Asma, Hacene-Chaouche, Abdelmadjid, Tee, Kong Fah , Ferreira, Tiago Miguel , Vicente, Romeu (2018), Buckling uncertainty analysis for steel pipelines buried in elastic soil using FOSM and MCS methods. Korean Society of Steel Construction. In: , , , . Korean Society of Steel Construction, International Journal of Steel Structures, 19 (2) . pp. 381-397 ISSN: 1598-2351 (Print), 2093-6311 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13296-018-0126-7).

Ma, Yuan-Zhuo , Li, Hong-Shuang, Tee, Kong Fah, Yao, Wei-Xing (2018), Combined size and shape optimization of truss structures using subset simulation optimization. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 233 (7) . pp. 2455-2477 ISSN: 0954-4100 (Print), 2041-3025 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/0954410018781464).

Tee, Kong Fah , Ekpiwhre, E. O., Zhang, Y. (2018), Degradation modelling and life expectancy using Markov chain model for carriageway. Emerald. In: , , , . Emerald, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, 35 (6) . pp. 1268-1288 ISSN: 0265-671X (Print), (doi: ).

Tee, Kong Fah and , Ekpiwhre, Ejiroghene Onome (2018), Reliability analysis and growth curves modelling of fielded road systems. Inderscience. In: , , , . Inderscience, World Review of Intermodal Transportation Research, 7 (2) . pp. 168-194 ISSN: 1749-4729 (Print), 1749-4737 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1504/WRITR.2018.091255).

Tee, Kong Fah and , Ebenuwa, Andrew Utomi (2018), Combination of line sampling and important sampling for reliability assessment of buried pipelines. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part O: Journal of Risk and Reliability, 233 (2) . pp. 139-150 ISSN: 1748-006X (Print), 1748-0078 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1748006X18764986).

Li, Yi , Wu, Xiao-Peng, Li, Qiu-Sheng, Tee, Kong Fah (2018), Assessment of onshore wind energy potential under different geographical climate conditions in China. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Energy, 152 . pp. 498-511 ISSN: 0360-5442 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.03.172).

Pesinis, Konstantinos and , Tee, Kong Fah (2018), Bayesian analysis of small probability incidents for corroding energy pipelines. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Engineering Structures, 165 . pp. 264-277 ISSN: 0141-0296 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.03.038).

Ekpiwhre, E. O. and , Tee, Kong Fah (2018), Reliability based maintenance methodology for sustainable transport asset management. Akadémiai Kiadó. In: , , , . Akadémiai Kiadó, Pollack Periodica, 13 (1) . pp. 99-112 ISSN: 1788-1994 (Print), 1788-3911 (Online) (doi: ).

Tee, Kong Fah , Ebenuwa, A. U., Zhang, Y. (2018), Fuzzy-based robustness assessment of buried pipelines. American Society of Civil Engineers. In: , , , . American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, 9 (1) ISSN: 1949-1190 (Print), 1949-1204 (Online) (doi: ).

Yi, Zhang , Kim, Chul-Woo, Tee, Kong Fah, Garg, Akhil , Garg, Ankit (2018), Long-term health monitoring for deteriorated bridge structures based on Copula Theory. Techno-Press. In: , , , . Techno-Press, Smart Structures and Systems, 21 (2) . pp. 171-185 ISSN: 1738-1584 (Print), 1738-1991 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.12989/sss.2018.21.2.171).

Li, Yi , Tian, Xiang, Tee, Kong Fah, Li, Qiu-Sheng , Li, Yong-Gui (2017), Aerodynamic treatments for reduction of wind loads on high-rise buildings. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, 172 . pp. 107-115 ISSN: 0167-6105 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2017.11.006).

Pesinis, Konstantinos and , Tee, Kong Fah (2017), Statistical model and structural reliability analysis for onshore gas transmission pipelines. Elsevier Ltd.. In: , , , . Elsevier Ltd., Engineering Failure Analysis, 82 . pp. 1-15 ISSN: 1350-6307 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2017.08.008).

Yue, Longwang and , Tee, Kong Fah (2017), Innovative design of pneumatic conveying and foreign substance cleaning and dust removal system. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering . pp. 1-10 ISSN: 1448-4846 (Print), 2204-2253 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/14484846.2017.1359459).

Toygar, M. Evren , Tee, Kong Fah, Maleki, Farshid Khosravi, Balaban, A. Cagla (2017), Experimental, analytical and numerical study of mechanical properties and fracture energy for composite sandwich beams. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 21 (3) . pp. 1167-1189 ISSN: 1099-6362 (Print), 1530-7972 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1099636217710003).

Fang, Yongfeng and , Tee, Kong Fah (2017), Effects on surface integrity of Ti6Al4V in high speed milling. Transtechnical Publications, Switzerland. In: , , , . Transtechnical Publications, Switzerland, Key Engineering Materials, 737 . pp. 156-161 ISSN: 1013-9826 (Print), 1662-9795 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.737.156).

Fang, Yongfeng and , Tee, Kong Fah (2017), Structural reliability analysis using response surface method with improved genetic algorithm. Techno-Press. In: , , , . Techno-Press, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 62 (2) . pp. 139-142 ISSN: 1225-4568 (Print), 1598-6217 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.12989/sem.2017.62.2.139).

Tee, Kong Fah and , Pesinis, Konstantinos (2017), Reliability prediction for corroding natural gas pipelines. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 65 . pp. 91-105 ISSN: 0886-7798 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2017.02.009).

Fang, Yongfeng , Yan, Bin, Tee, Kong Fah (2017), Probabilistic reliability of micro-resonators with thermoelastic coupling. Techno-Press. In: , , , . Techno-Press, Earthquakes and Structures, 12 (2) . pp. 213-221 ISSN: 2092-7614 (Print), (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/eas.2017.12.2.213).

Zhang, Yi , Kim, Chul-Woo, Tee, Kong Fah, Lam, Jasmine Siu Lee (2016), Optimal sustainable life cycle maintenance strategies for port infrastructures. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Journal of Cleaner Production, 142 (4) . pp. 1693-1709 ISSN: 0959-6526 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.11.120).

Tee, Kong Fah , Feng, Shilun, Fun, Juntao, Li, Jingjing , Bian, Chen (2016), Cantilever force distribution on jack-up rig. Trans Tech Publications Inc.. In: , , , . Trans Tech Publications Inc., Applied Mechanics and Materials, 858 . pp. 61-66 ISSN: 1660-9336 (Print), 1662-7482 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.858.61).

Abdul Samad, Abdul Aziz , Ali, Noorwirdawati, Mohamad, Noridah, Jayaprakash, J. , Tee, Kong Fah , Mendis, Priyan (2016), Shear strengthening and shear repair of 2-Span continuous RC beams with CFRP strips. American Society of Civil Engineers. In: , , , . American Society of Civil Engineers, Journal of Composites for Construction, 21: 4016099 (3) ISSN: 1090-0268 (Print), 1943-5614 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000756).

Li, Hong-Shuang , Zhao, An-Long, Tee, Kong Fah (2016), Structural reliability analysis of multiple limit state functions using multi-input multi-output support vector machine. SAGE Publications. In: , , , . SAGE Publications, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 8 (10) . pp. 1-11 ISSN: 1687-8132 (Print), 1687-8140 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1687814016671447).

Zhang, Yi , Kim, Chul-Woo, Tee, Kong Fah (2016), Maintenance management of offshore structures using Markov process model with random transition probabilities. Taylor & Francis. In: , , , . Taylor & Francis, Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, 13 (8) . pp. 1068-1080 ISSN: 1573-2479 (Print), 1744-8980 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2016.1236393).

Esmaeeli, Esmaeel , Danesh, Fakhreddin, Tee, Kong Fah, Eshghi, Sassan (2016), A combination of GFRP sheets and steel cage for seismic strengthening of shear-deficient corner RC beam-column joints. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Composite Structures, 159 . pp. 206-219 ISSN: 0263-8223 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.09.064).

Fang, Yongfeng , Tao, Wenliang, Tee, Kong Fah (2016), Reliability analysis of multi-state engine units utilizing time-domain response data. Chinese Academy of Sciences. In: , , , . Chinese Academy of Sciences, Journal of Systems Science and Information, 4 (4) . pp. 354-364 ISSN: 1478-9906 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.21078/JSSI-2016-354-11).

Khemis, Asma , Chaouche, Abdelmadjid Hacene, Athmani, Allaeddine, Tee, Kong Fah (2016), Uncertainty effects of soil and structural properties on the buckling of flexible pipes shallowly buried in Winkler Foundation. Techno-Press. In: , , , . Techno-Press, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 59 (4) . pp. 739-759 ISSN: 1225-4568 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.12989/sem.2016.59.4.739).

Ekpiwhre, E.O. , Tee, K. F., Aghagba, S. A.., Bishop, K. (2016), Risk-based inspection on highway assets with category 2 defects. WIT Press. In: , , , . WIT Press, International Journal of Safety and Security Engineering, 6 (2) . pp. 372-382 ISSN: 2041-9031 (Print), 2041-904X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.2495/SAFE-V6-N2-372-382).