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Staff Profile

Dr Heap-Yih Chong

Dr Heap-Yih Chong Dr Heap-Yih Chong
Position Senior Lecturer
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
School School of Built Environment
Department Department of Construction Management
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 201.312H
Phone 08 9266 3766
Email Heap-Yih.Chong@curtin.edu.au

Brief Summary

Dr. Heap-Yih (John) Chong obtained his PhD in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in 2011. Currently, he holds a continuing position as a Senior Lecturer (Teaching & Research) in the Department of Construction Management, Curtin University. He brings with him a sound understanding of the construction sector. He has a strong track record of coherent research outputs in the top refereed journal articles (please see the  list of selected publications below), and has successfully secured a number of competitive research grants from funding bodies in Australia ( including ARC Discovery Grant) and other countries, such as Malaysia, Middle East, and Japan. He has a growing profile and is actively involved in professional bodies and industry engagements. He has been appointed as an Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Business and Management Sciences and an Editorial Board Member for International Journal of Project Management since 2016. He also receives full sponsorships as a Visiting Professor in Tamkang Unversity, Taiwan (affiliated with Research Development Center of Construction Law), from Jan 2015 until Jan 2017; and Visiting Scholar in Tsinghua University, China (affiliated with Centre of International Construction and Project Management), from Nov 2016 until Nov 2018.   

Memberships, Awards and Training

Memberships

Chartered Builder, Chartered Institute of Building, UK (MCIOB); Registered Arbitrator, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MMIArb); Member, IEEE, United States (MIEEE); Member, Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) 

Awards

2009-2011, PhD Scholarship;  Teaching Excellence – Student Survey 2012; Research Scheme Publication Award 2013

Training/Industrial Talks/Keynotes

"Revisiting UK Delay and Disruption Protocol" by The Institution of Engineers Malaysia, Malaysia 2013; "Intelligent & Proactive Supply Chain Management in LNG Projects" by Lean Construction Institute, Western Asutralia 2014; "BIM in Supply Chain Management" by Chartered Institute of Building, Australia, 2015, "E-Dispute Resolution Model on Contractual Variations" by Board of Quantity Suveryors of Malaysia, 2015; "BIM Current and Future" by Chongqing Unviersity and BIM Alliance, 2015. "The Breakthrough in Construction Management Research" by Chartered Institute of Building, CIOBer, China, 2015. "Criticality in Construction and Project Management Research" by Research Institute of Complex Engineering & Management, Tongji University, China, 1 Dec 2015, "Variations from Project Management and Legal Perspectives" by Research Development Centre of Construction Law, Tamkang University, Taiwan, 24 Feb. 2016. Guest Lecture on "Measurement on Specialist Works", National University of Singapore, 29 March 2016, "The breackthrough in research for young researchers", Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 31 March 2016. "BIM Status and Development: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives", Glodon and Construction Service Development Board (LPJK), Jakarta, 25 May 2016.  

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Employment History

CKL Construction Pty Ltd; Co Sun Construction Building Pty Ltd; Laubros Pty Ltd; Kennex Reality Pty Ltd (accumulatively 4 years of industrial experience) 

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Teaching

Building Law 242; Building Industry Presentation 441; Construction Industry Management 141; Cost Management 443; Building Measurement 241; Construction Law 142; Cost Management 244; Contract Administration 343

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Research Interests

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Publications

2017

Journal Articles (Research)

2016

Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)

2015

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Conference Articles (Research)

2014

Journal Articles (Research)

Conference Articles (Research)

2013

Book Chapters (Research)

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2012

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2011

Journal Articles (Research)

2010

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Additional publication categories

2017

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

2016

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

2015

Books (Research) - Other

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

2013

Textbooks

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Other Information

Forthcoming Publications (Accepted/In Press):

Lee, CY., Chong, HY. & Wang, X. (2016). Streamlining Digital Modeling and Building Information Modelling (BIM) Uses for the Oil and Gas Projects ,Arch. Computat. Methods Eng., doi:10.1007/s11831-016-9201-4​

Chong HY, Fan SL, Sutrisna M, Hsieh, S-H., &Tsai C-M. (2017). A Preliminary Contractual Framework for BIM-enabled Projects. ASCE Construction Engineering and Management. 

Chong HY, Lee CY, Wang X. (2017). A Mixed Review of the Adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production

Wu, P., Song, Y., Shou, W., Chi, H., Chong, HY., & Sutrisna, M. (2017). A comprehensive analysis of the credits obtained by LEED 2009 certified green buildings. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews68, 370-379.

Yan X, Chong HY, Sheng Z, &Wang X. (2017). Financing Decision Model for Toll Roads: A Balance between Economic Attribute and Public Attribute. ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering.

 

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