Researcher

Professor Chi King Lee

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Biography

Professor Chi-King Lee has been working in the areas of finite element modelling and structural engineering for many years. His main research interests include steel structure, sustainable building structure system and protective engineering for structures. He acts as reviewer for many international journals in the areas of numerical modelling, structural mechanics and engineering. He also worked as a consultant for the PSA Singapore on the...view more

Professor Chi-King Lee has been working in the areas of finite element modelling and structural engineering for many years. His main research interests include steel structure, sustainable building structure system and protective engineering for structures. He acts as reviewer for many international journals in the areas of numerical modelling, structural mechanics and engineering. He also worked as a consultant for the PSA Singapore on the dynamic fatigue study of container quay cranes as well as for a building design software company to provide recommendations on the implementation of their analysis and design software.

Education
PhD University of London, Imperial College, London 1996
MPhil University of Hong Kong 1993
BSc(Eng) University of Hong Kong 1989

Professional Affiliations
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Member, Singapore Structural Steel Society (SSSS)

Career History
June 2015–Present, Professor in Civil Engineering, School of Engineering & IT, UNSW Canberra, Australia
1998-2000 Lecturer, 2000-2001 Assistant Professor, 2002–June 2015 Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
1996-1997 Post-doctoral fellow and honorary lecturer, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Research Interests
Steel structures and sustainable Building Structure System: Use of high strength steel and engineered cementitious composites in structural engineering, Integrated design procedure for optimal sustainable building structural system

Protective engineering for structures: Explosion safety of ammunition magazines, Impact and ricochet behaviours of explosion debris, Combined blast and fragment loading on structures, Progressive collapse of reinforced concrete structures

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Location

Room 211, Building 17
UNSW Canberra
Northcott Drive, Campbell, ACT 2600

Contact

+61 2 6268 8059