Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

IR. TS. DR. YUEN CHOON WAH

  • Senior Lecturer

  • Department of Civil Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering
  •    +603-79675355
  •   yuencw@um.edu.my

BIOGRAPHY
Ir. Ts. Dr. Yuen Choon Wah is a senior lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering. He is a registered Professional Engineer with the Board of Engineers Malaysia, and a registered Professional Technologist with the Malaysia Board of Technologists. Currently, he is also the Head of Centre for Transportation Research in the University of Malaya, a research centre that provides technical opinion and consultancy services in Transport Engineering beside actively involved in R&D projects. His areas of expertise are traffic engineering, traffic safety & sustainable transport study.
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Head, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 03/01/2022 to present
  • Head, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2021
  • HEAD OF SECTION, Faculty, 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2021
  • Head, UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 01/02/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • Committee Member, Faculty, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2019
  • Committee member, Faculty, 02/01/2017 to 31/12/2018
  • Technical Evaluation Committee Member for purchase of water quality equipment for field measurement for water resources lab, Faculty, 15/10/2015 to 12/11/2015
  • Technical Evaluation Committee Member for purchase of equipment for "construction of innovative abstentionel revetment and mangrove rehabilitation works at the muddy coast of sungai haji dorani, Kuala Selangor", Faculty, 05/10/2015 to 02/11/2015
  • Committee member Jawatankuasa Induk Kurikulum bagi Jabatan Kejuruteraan Awam (Ijazah Dasar), Faculty, 01/10/2014 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), KEJURUTERAAN PENGANGKUTAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • MEngSc(Transportation Engeering)(UM), KEJURUTERAAN PENGANGKUTAN, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
  • BEng(Hons)(Civil Eng), CIVIL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Road Engineering Association of Malaysia (REAM), Member, Since 2019 (National)
  • MALAYSIA BOARD OF TECHNOLOGISTS, Member, 2019 to 2021 (National)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia, Member, 2017 to 2021 (National)
  • Institute of Engineers, Malaysia, Member, 2017 to 2021 (National)
  • REAM R&D Committee, Committee Member, 2017 to 2019 (National)
  • 10th Malaysian Road Conference, Organising Committee Member, 2017 to 2018 (National)
  • Highway and Transportation Engineering Technical Division, Institute of Engineers, Malaysia, Committee Member, 2017 to present (National)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION (Motorcyclist behaviour, motorcycle traffic system)
  • TRAFFIC AND TRANSPORTATION (Traffic, Transportation, ITS)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • KAEA4144 - TRAFFIC ENGINEERING, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • KAEA3201 - CIVIL ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • KIA3003 - TRAFFIC ENGINEERING, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • KIA3004 - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • KIA3007 - LABORATORY C (GEOTECHNICAL AND TRANSPORTATION), First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 1 )
  • KAEA3201 - CIVIL ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • KAEA4165 - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2018/2019 - 2 )
  • KAEA3257 - APPLIED HYDRAULICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • KXEX2165 - MORAL AND ETHICS OF ENGINEERING PROFESSION, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • KIX1003 - THINKING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 2 )
  • KAEA3201 - CIVIL ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • KIA3004 - CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • KXEX2245 - ALGEBRA II, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2017/2018 - 1 )
  • KXEX1145 - BASIC ENGINEERING ALGEBRA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 2 )
  • KXEX2245 - VECTOR ANALYSIS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 2 )
  • KAEA3257 - APPLIED HYDRAULICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • KXEX2245 - ALGEBRA II, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • KXEX1145 - ALGEBRA I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 3 )
  • KXEX2245 - ALGEBRA II, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 3 )
  • KAEA3233 - SOIL MECHANICS II, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 2 )
  • KAEA3257 - APPLIED HYDRAULICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 )
  • KXEX2245 - ALGEBRA II, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2016/2017 - 2 )
  • KXEX2167 - THINKING AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - )
  • KAEA3201 - CIVIL ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 1 )
  • KXEX1145 - BASIC ENGINEERING ALGEBRA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 1 )
  • KAEA3257 - APPLIED HYDRAULICS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2015/2016 - 2 )
  • KXEX1144 - CALCULUS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2009/2010 - 1 )
  • KXEX1145 - BASIC ENGINEERING ALGEBRA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • KXEX1144 - CALCULUS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 2 )
  • KAEA3201 - CIVIL ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2014/2015 - 1 )
  • KXEX1144 - CALCULUS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2008/2009 - 1 )
  • KXEX3244 - PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 1 )
  • KIA3003 - TRAFFIC ENGINEERING, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • KXEX2245 - VECTOR ANALYSIS, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 2 )
  • KXEX1145 - BASIC ENGINEERING ALGEBRA, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 2 )
  • KXEX1144 - CALCULUS I, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2007/2008 - 1 )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2020
    • Moosavi, S. M. H., Yuen, C. W. (2020). Measuring Bus Running Time Variation during High-Frequency Operation Using Automatic Data Collection Systems. ITE Journal (Jan. 2020), 45-49 (WoS)
    • Nwakaire C.M., Onn C.C., Yap S.P., Yuen C.W., Onodagu P.D. 2020. Urban Heat Island Studies with emphasis on urban pavements: A review. Sustainable Cities and Society, 63, 102476 (WoS)
    • Moosavi, S. M. H., Ismail, A., Yuen, C. W. (2020). Using Simulation as a Tool for Analysing Bus Service Reliability and Implementing Improvement Strategies, Plos One (WoS)
    • Gan, J. J., Yuen, C. W., Oi, S. Z., Ibrahim, M. R., Goh, B. H., Onn, C. C. (2020). Bus Timetabling Optimisation Method with Passenger Waiting Time and Dwell Time for Different Bus Passenger Capacity, Civil Engineering and Architecture, 8(4), 646-653. (SCOPUS)
    • Nwakaire, C. M., Yap, S. P., Onn, C. C., Yuen, C.W., Koting, S. & Babalghaith, A. M. 2020. Laboratory study on recycled concrete aggregate based asphalt mixtures for sustainable flexible pavement surfacing. Journal of Cleaner Production, 262: 121462. (WoS)
    2019
    • Steuart, C. J. Y., Goh, B. H., Teo, F. Y., Kang, B. G., Yuen, C. W. (2018). Pedestrian Walkability Index for Light Rail Transit (LRT) Stations in Klang Valley, Malaysia, Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering. (SCOPUS)
    2014
    • Yuen, C. W., Karim, M. R., Saifizul, A. (2014). Analysis of Motorcyclists Riding Behaviour on Speed Table. The Scientific World Journal. (WoS)
    • Yuen, C. W., Karim, M. R., Saifizul, A. (2014). Investigation on Motorcyclist Riding Behaviour at Curve Entry Using Instrumented Motorcycle. The Scientific World Journal. (WoS)
    • Yuen, C. W., Karim, M. R., Saifizul, A. (2014). Investigation on Motorcyclist Riding Behaviour at Curve Entry in the Down Slope Terrain. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. (WoS)
    Book Chapter
    2018
    • Yuen, C.W., Karim, M. R., Aminah Wati, A., Adilah, & S. H., Mastura, A. (2018). Sustainable Transport System in University of Malaya Campus: Study on Improving the Campus Shuttle Bus Service and Promote Non-Motorised Transport Mode. In S. Yusoff (Ed.), University of Malaya Living Labs: Transforming Research into Action (Vol 1) (pp. 125-140). University of Malaya Press
    Article in Proceedings
    2011
    • Yuen Choon Wah, Tan Ai Yee, Mohamed Rehan Karim, Ahmad Saifizul Abdullah, Time Headway Study on Exclusive Motorcycle Lane , Proceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies, Jae Ju, Korea, June 2011. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2009
    • Yuen Choon Wah, Mohamed Rehan Karim, Ahmad Saifizul Abdullah, Real Time Video Vehicle Detection and Classification System , Proceedings of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies Conference (EASTS Conference), Surabaya, Indonesia, November 2009. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2007
    • Yuen Choon Wah, Mohamed Rehan Karim, Ahmad Saifizul Abdullah. Vision Based Vehicle Speed Detection and Classification. Proceedings of the Seminar Penyelidikan Kejuruteraan Awam (SEPKA), UTM, Skudai, December 2007. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    2006
    • Yuen Choon Wah, Mohamed Rehan Karim, Ahmad Saifizul Abdullah. Preliminary Study on Video Vehicle Detection and Classification. Proceedings of the Malaysian University Transportation Research Forum Conference (MUTRFC), UKM, Bangi, December 2006. (Non-WoS/Non-SCOPUS)
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    RU Grant Faculty Program
  • Establishing New Prediction Methods to Estimate Traffic Generated by Mixed-use Development (MXD), Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019 (National)
  • UM Living Lab Grant Programme
  • Sustainable Transport System in University of Malaya Campus: Study on improve the campus shuttle bus service and promote non-motorized transport mode in campus., Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019 (National)
  • Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
  • Integrated And Sustainable Transport System In Um Campus, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017 (National)
  • Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP)
  • ITS: Video Vehicle Detection and Classification , PROJECT LEADER, 2006 - 2009 (National)
  • SUPERVISION
    External Supervision
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Measuring Walkability and its Effect on Ridership around Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Sunway Line Stations in Malaysia., Hamsareka A/P Thevadass (Post Graduate Student)
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • A CASE STUDY IN UNIVERSITY MALAYA - ANALYSIS OF DEMAND AND SUPPLY OF PARKING FACILITES, FIFIE HANIEZAH BINTI HAMDAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • ESTABLISHING NEW PREDICTION METHODS TO ESTIMATE TRAFFIC GENERATED BY MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS (MXDS), GOH BOON HOE, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • ESTABLISHING NEW PREDICTION METHODS TO ESTIMATE TRAFFIC GENERATED BY MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS (MXDS), GOH BOON HOE, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • INFLUENCE OF HUMAN BEHAVIOUR PREDICTION MODEL ON ROAD SAFETY INTERVENTIONS USING DRIVER BEHAVIOUR QUESTIONNAIRE (DBQ) AND TO DEVELOP DRIVER BEHAVIOUR PROFILING, MEHERON A/L SELOWARA JOO, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • INFLUENCE OF SPATIAL VARIATION IN SUBGRADE PROPERTIES ON THE DESIGN OF HIGHWAY FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS, NWAKAIRE CHIDOZIE MADUABUCHUKWU, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Promoting Active Transport in Malaysia Through Engineering Design, Kah Mun Ng, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Development of Life Cycle Inventory for Carbon Footprint Assessment of Passenger Cars in Malaysia, Wen Hong Liew, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A CASE STUDY IN UNIVERSITY MALAYA - ANALYSIS OF DEMAND AND SUPPLY OF PARKING FACILITES, FIFIE HANIEZAH BINTI HAMDAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT SYSTEM IN URBAN AND SUBURB, IKEH BLESHIUS OBINNA, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • INFLUENCE OF SPATIAL VARIATION IN SUBGRADE PROPERTIES ON THE DESIGN OF HIGHWAY FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS, NWAKAIRE CHIDOZIE MADUABUCHUKWU, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • THEORIES AND APPLICATIONS OF THE MOTIVATION AND PRODUCTIVITY METHODS FOR HUMAN MANAGEMENT IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, YOUSUF AMMAR YOUSUF, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Trip Generation Focuses on Drive-Thru Services, Let Hui Tan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Trip generation with drive through and online food delivery in fast-food restaurant, Chong Fung Yun, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, FIFIE HANIEZAH BINTI HAMDAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT SYSTEM IN URBAN AND SUBURB, IKEH BLESHIUS OBINNA, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    Completed
    • A STUDY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY MALAYA CAMPUS BUS SERVICE USING DWELL TIME MODEL AND PASSENGER DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS, GAN JIA JIUN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A STUDY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY MALAYA CAMPUS BUS SERVICE USING DWELL TIME MODEL AND PASSENGER DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS, GAN JIA JIUN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • A STUDY ON THE PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY MALAYA CAMPUS BUS SERVICE USING DWELL TIME MODEL AND PASSENGER DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS, GAN JIA JIUN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • Committee Member in Highway and Transportation Engineering Technical Division, IEM, 03/11/2018 to 02/11/2019
    • Committee Member in Highway and Transportation Engineering Technical Division, IEM , 12/08/2017 to 11/08/2018
    • Penceramah Jemputan: Motivasi Haluan Kerjaya Selepas STPM , 11/05/2017 to 11/05/2017
    • Mentor in BEGIN Challenge 2017 , 08/03/2017 to 03/05/2017
    • Motivation talk to SMK Sri Andalas, 30/09/2016 to 30/09/2016
    • Mentor for BEGIN Challenge 2016, 09/03/2016 to 25/05/2016
    • Mentor for Program "Beyond Engineering Innovation (BEGIN) Challenge 2015", 11/03/2015 to 29/04/2015
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 2016 to 2016 (Article in Journal)
  • Malaysian Construction Research Journal , 2016 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • InCIEC 2015, 2015 (Article in Proceeding)
  • International Conference on Advanced Science, Engineering and Technology (ICASET) 2015, 2015 (Article in Proceeding)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Industrial Attachment Program, Sena Traffic Systems Sdn. Bhd., 2017 (National)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Transport and Mobility Modeling Seminar, Centre for Transportation Research and INRO, 2019 - 2019 (Co-organiser)
  • NATIONAL HIGHWAY NETWORK DEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN 2030 ( THE HNDP 2030 ), Atur Trafik Sdn Bhd., 2019 - 2020 (Consultant )
  • Collaboration Project with Sena Traffic Systems Sdn Bhd, Sena Traffic Systems Sdn Bhd, 2018 - 2019 (Consulting Engineer/professional Engineer)
  • Pembentangan Projek Perundingan - Analisis Kos Faedah untuk Projek Industrialsed Building System, CIDB, 2017 - 2017 (Expert Advisor)
  • ITS Seminar and Exhibition 2017, ITS Malaysia, 2017 - 2017 (Committee Member)
  • Highway and Transportation Engineering Technical Division, Institute of Engineers, Malaysia, 2017 - 2018 (Committee Member)
  • Technical Program Committee on 10th Malaysia Road Conference and Exhibition 2018, REAM, 2017 - 2018 (Committee Member)
  • REAM R&D Committee, REAM, 2017 - 2019 (Committee Member)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Book Prize, University of Malaya, 2006 (SPECIAL)
    • Gamuda Excellent Awards, Gamuda, 2004 (SPECIAL)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Kajian Kelestarian Pengangkutan Awam Darat di WP Kuala Lumpur dan Putrajaya, Jabatan Audit Negara, 01/09/2021 to 31/08/2022, Professional Consultant (Ir., Ar., Sr., Ts., dsbnya) (National)
    • NATIONAL HIGHWAY NETWORK DEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN 2030 ( THE HNDP 2030 ), Atur Trafik Sdn Bhd, 01/12/2019 to 01/12/2020 (National)
    • Study on Express Bus Supply and Demand in Malaysia, Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (SPAD), 01/12/2014 to 01/12/2015 (National)
    • Study on Taxi Supply and Demand in Malaysia, Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat (SPAD), 01/12/2014 to 01/12/2015 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    PLEANARY SPEAKER
  • Introduction to Shared Space, Malaysian University Transport Research Forum Conference 2018, 03/10/2018 to 04/10/2018, TSSM (National)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • Introduction to Shared Space & Pedestrianisation, IEM Seminar, 27/06/2018 to 27/06/2018, IEM (National)
  • Traffic Engineering and Construction in Malaysia, Malaysia International Building, Construction & Infrastructure Technology Exhibition, 18/09/2015 to 18/09/2015, One International Exhibition Sdn Bhd (National)
  • POSTER PRESENTER
  • Video Vehicle Detection and Classification, UMExpo2009, 05/01/2009 to 07/01/2009, UM (University)
  • PRESENTER
  • Vision Based Video Vehicle Detection and Classification, Seminar Penyelidikan Kejuruteran Awam 2007, 11/12/2007 to 12/12/2007, UTM (National)
  • Preliminary Study on Video Vehicle Detection, Malaysian Universities Transport Research Forum Conference, 04/12/2006 to 05/12/2006, UKM, TSSM (National)