Kim M. Liew
Kim Meow Liew received his B.S.C.E. degree from Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA, in 1985, and his M.Eng. degree, in 1988, and Ph.D. degree, in 1991, both from the National University of Singapore, Singapore . He joined City University of Hong Kong in 2005 as a Chair Professor at the Department of Building and Construction, and currently he is serving as the Head of the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering. Professor Liew's research activities encompass structural mechanics, optimization, numerical methods, nanomechanics and nanomaterials, and multiscale modeling and simulation. He serves as a member of the editorial board for more than a dozen of journals and was invited as keynote speaker in major conferences. He has published over 550 SCI articles in various international journals including Proceedings of the Royal Society (London), Physical Review B, and Applied Physic Letters. He is a Fellow of the HKIE (Hong Kong), ASME (USA), IMechE (UK), and IE (Singapore) and a Chartered Engineer registered under the Engineering Council of UK. To date, Professor Liew has attracted over US$30 million research and development funds from government funding agencies, industries, and higher education institutions. Professor Liew is an experienced Researcher with an h-index of 50 (ISI) or 55 (Google Scholar). His publications have been cited over 10,000 times since 1991. He is listed by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as a highly cited Researcher in engineering.
Biography Updated on 15 February 2014