Dr. Tan Yee Yong

Dr. Tan Yee Yong
Ph.D., B. Eng (Hons.)
Lecturer
Environmental Engineering

Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 443939 Ext: 2461
Location: Skylark 3 Room 334
Email: tan.yee.yong@curtin.edu.my

Background

Tan Yee Yong joined Curtin Malaysia in 2017. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Doctorate of Philosophy from Curtin University. He worked as a structural engineer prior to his PhD. His research focuses on the area of mathematical modelling of wastewater treatment.

Academic History

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.) Civil and Construction Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia, 2013
  • PhD Civil and Construction Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia, 2017

Research Interest

  • Constructed wetland for septage treatment
  • Reactive transport in porous medium
  • Biological nitrogen removal of wastewater treatment
  • Wastewater treatment process modelling
  • Faecal sludge management

Publications

  1. Tan, Yee Yong, Fu Ee Tang, Valerie Siaw Wee Jong. 2014. “A Conceptual Model for Simulating the Variably-saturated Flow of a Vertical Flow Engineered Wetland-based Septage Treatment System.” In 14th International Conference Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, 12 -14 Oct, Shanghai, People Republic of China.
  2. Tan, Yee Yong, Fu Ee Tang, Agus Saptoro, Ee Huey Khor. 2015. “Septage Treatment Using Vertical-Flow Engineered Wetalnd: A Critical Review.” Chemical Engineering Transaction 45: 1531-1536. Doi: 10.3303/CET1545256
  3. Tan, Yee Yong, Fu Ee Tang, Agus Saptoro, Ee Huey Khor. 2016. “The Interaction between Outflow Dynamics and Removal of NH4+-N in a Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands Treating Septage.” In International Conference on Civil, Architecture and Environmental Engineering, 4 -6 Nov, Taipei, Taiwan.

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