Prof. LIEW Kim Meow (劉錦茂)

BS (Civil Eng) Mich Tech, MEng PhD NUS, CEng (UK), PEng (HK), FIMechE, FIES, FASME, FHKIE
Visiting address
Phone: +852 34428031

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes


Professor Liew is the Chair Professor of Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, Professor Liew was Head of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Chair Professor of Building and Construction, City University of Hong Kong, a tenured Professor at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) and the Founding Director of Nanyang Center for Supercomputing and Visualization.

Professor Liew is an elected Foreign Member of the Academia Europaea. He is a Fellow of the HKIE (Hong Kong), ASME (USA), IMechE (UK) and IES (Singapore); a Chartered Engineer registered under the Engineering Council of UK and a Registered Professional Engineer under the Hong Kong Engineers Registration Board.

Over his academic career, he has published over 850 SCI journal articles. Professor Liew is listed by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) as a Highly Cited Researcher in engineering. His publications have been cited over 41,000 times since 1991 and his current h-index is 83 (ISI) or 101 (Google Scholar).

To date, Professor Liew has attracted over US$50 million research and development funds from government funding agencies, industries and higher institutions. He has graduated over 70 PhD students and supervised over 70 Post-doc fellows. His students are well received by industries and many of them have become faculty members of universities worldwide.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Computational mechanics
  • Materials modeling
  • Nanocomposite
  • Plates and shells
  • Optimization
  • Fire engineering