Professor Liew is Yeung Kin Man Chair Professor of Sustainable Engineering and Founding Director of Centre for Nature-Inspired Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. Prior to this, Professor Liew was Dean of Graduate Studies, 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 Academia Europaea, and Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. 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 52,000 times since 1991 and his current h-index is 115 (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 80 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.
- Sustainable Engineering
- Multifunctional Materials
- 3D Construction Printing
- Concrete Research
- Multiscale Modeling