Carrie Ho Lee Ing

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Carrie Ho Lee Ing
BSc, MSc
Senior Lecturer
Civil & Construction Engineering
 
Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 443939 extn: 2506
Fax: +60 85 443837
Location: Skylark 3 (SK3) Room 324
 
Background

Carrie has been with Curtin Sarawak since 2005. She graduated with MSc in Geomatics Engineering (specializing in Engineering for the Environment) from University of Calgary in 2002. Her undergraduate was in Civil Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada. She worked as a consulting junior engineer for UMA Engineering in Calgary for two years in the area of urban stormwater management. Her research focuses on the area of hydrology and water resource management.

Academic History

  • MSc in Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, Canada, 2002
  • BSc in Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba, Canada, 2000

Academic Appointments

  • Dec 2018 – present Senior Lecturer
    Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia
  • July 2005 – Dec 2018 Lecturer
    Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia
  • Jan 2003 – Aug 2003 Research Assistant
    Department of Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Sept 2000 – Dec 2002 Graduate Research Assistant
    Department of Geomatics Engineering, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • June 2000 – July 2000 Undergraduate Research Assistant
    Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Research Interests

  • Urban stormwater runoff quality monitoring and modelling
  • Regionalisation for low flow prediction in ungauged catchments

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Bui, J.J.X., Tan, Y.Y., Tang, F.E., and Ho, C.L.I. (2018). ‘A Tracer Study in a Vertical Flow Constructed Wetland Treating Septage.’ World Journal of Engineering, 15(3), 345-353.
  2. Tan, Y.Y., Tang, F.E., Ho, C.L.I., and Jong, V.S.W. (2017). ‘Dewatering and Treatment of Septage Using Vertical Flow Constructed Wetlands.’ Technologies, 5(4), 70.
  3. Ho, C.L.I. and Choo, B.Q. (2014). ‘Storm runoff pollution from a residential catchment in Miri, Sarawak’. Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology, 22(2), 603 611.
  4. Ho, C. and Yong, T. (2013). ‘Pollutant Loads of Urban Runoff from a Mixed Residential-Commercial Catchment’. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 84, International Journal of Environmental, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering, 7(12), 555 – 558.
  5.  Ho, C. and Quan, C. (2012). ‘Runoff Quality and Pollution Loading from a Residential Catchment in Miri, Sarawak’. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 71, International Journal of Environmental, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering, 6(11), 132 – 135.
  6.  Ho, C. and Kumar, D. (2011). ‘Water Quality from a Mixed Land-Use Catchment in Miri, Sarawak’. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Science Index 60, International Journal of Environmental, Ecological, Geological and Geophysical Engineering, 5(12), 164 – 168.
  7. Hardjito, D., Chua, C.C., Ho, C.L.I. (2008). ‘Strength and Setting Times of Low Calcium Fly Ash-based Mortar’. Modern Applied Science, 2(4), 3-11.
  8. Valeo, C. Fotopoulos, G., Ho, C.L.I. and Farrell, A.C. (2006). ‘Monitoring riparian characteristics using a conceptual hydrological model: An example in Canada’. Geomatica, 60(1), 13-20.
  9. Valeo, C., Skone, S. H., Ho, C.L.I., Poon, S.K.M. and Shrestha, S.M. (2005). ‘Estimating Snow Evaporation With GPS Derived Precipitable Water Vapour’. Journal of Hydrology, 307, 196-203.
  10. Ho, C.L.I. and Valeo, C. (2005). ‘Observations of urban snow properties in Calgary, Canada’. Hydrological Processes, 19, 459-473.
  11. Valeo, C. and Ho, C.L.I. (2004). ‘Modelling urban snowmelt runoff’. Journal of Hydrology, 299(3-4), 237-251.

Selected Conference Papers

  1. Ho, P. L., Goh, C.L., Lew, T.Y., Tang, F.E., Ho, C.L.I., (2015). ‘Stakeholder response to Say No to Plastic Bags campaign in reducing plastic bag use in Miri, Malaysia’. Proceedings of the Pan Pacific Conference XXXII: Innovation in SOEs in the Digital Age, Hanoi, Vietnam
  2. Ho, C. and Yong, T. (2013). ‘Pollutant Loads of Urban Runoff from a Mixed Residential-Commercial Catchment’. International Conference on Environmental, Biological and Ecological Sciences, Penang, Malaysia.
  3. Ho, C. and Quan, C. (2012). ‘Runoff Quality and Pollution Loading from a Residential Catchment in Miri, Sarawak’. International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Impacts, Paris, France.
  4. Ho, C. and Kumar, D. (2011). ‘Water Quality from a Mixed Land-Use Catchment in Miri, Sarawak’. International Conference on Environmental Sciences and Engineering (ICESE), Phuket, Thailand.
  5. Ho, C.L.I and Sim, R.K.S. (2010). ‘Modeling Urban Runoff for a Residential Area for Stormwater Management’. Conference on Natural Resources and Green Technology, World Engineering Congress 2010, Kuching
  6. Tan, A.H., Tang, F.E., and Ho, C.L.I. (2007). ‘A Study into a Viable Wastewater Treatment System for A Commercial Site in Sarawak’. Proceedings of the 3rd World Engineering Congress, Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), Penang 2007
  7.  Tang, F.E., Tan, A.H., and Ho, C.L.I. (2007). ‘Wastewater Treatment Systems for Small Sites in Sarawak’. Conference on Sustainable Building South East Asia, Ministry of Energy, Water and Communication, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 2007
  8.  Tang, F.E., Ho, C.L.I., and Tan, A.H. (2007). ‘A Comparison of Wastewater Treatment Systems for Small Sites in Sarawak’. The 1st Engineering Conference: Energy and Environment, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, 2007

Research Resource Funding

Position
Project Title
Total Amount
No of years
Funding Source
Co-Investigator
Development of Sarawak e-AgriFinance in Transforming Agricultural Sector
RM300,000
(2018-2020)
Sarawak Multimedia Authority – Digital Sarawak Centre of Excellence
Co-Investigator
Miri City Go Green: The Effectiveness of Say No to Plastic Bags Campaign by Miri City Council
RM 30,000
(2012)
 Miri City Council
Chief Investigator
Modeling Stormwater Runoff Quantity and Quality using USEPA SWMM for an Urban Residential Catchment
RM 10,000
(2009)
Curtin Sarawak Research Fund
Associate-Investigator
An investigation of engineered wetlands as storm and wastewater treatment in Sarawak
RM 10,000
(2007)
Curtin Sarawak Research Fund
Associate-Investigator
Construction Waste Minimisation: A Sarawak Experience
RM 10,000
(2005)
Curtin Sarawak Research Fund

Previous Industry Appointments

  • Sept 2003 – June 2005      Junior Stormwater Engineer, E.I.T., UMA Engineering Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Consulting Record

Curtin University Malaysia, 2005 – present

  • Project Manager for Traffic Volume and Urban Runoff/ Flood Study for Bintulu (RM250,000 study grant), 2016
  • Professional Development Training for Woodside in Yangon, in collaboration with Curtin Bentley, 2018
  • Professional Development Training for Bintulu Development Authority (BDA), 2011
    • Conducted training for Urban Runoff Management and Drainage Design
  • Manpower Requirement Training for Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE), 2009
    • Conducted training for Environmental Engineering and Transportation Engineering for three cohorts of participants in August, October and November 2009
  • Professional Development Training for Bintulu Development Authority (BDA), 2006
    • Conducted training for Environmental Engineering and Transportation Engineering

UMA Calgary, 2003 – 2005

  • Conducted River Flow Analysis:
    • Athabasca River Flow Analysis for Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) Horizon Oil Sands
      Project, Alberta, Canada
  • Produced Stormwater Management Reports for various development projects; designed stormwater
    retention and detention facilities and conveyance systems:

    • Stormwater Management Report for Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) Horizon Oil Sands Project, Alberta, Canada
    • Stormwater Management Report for Mossleigh, Gull Lake, and Highway 22X in Alberta, Canada
    • Overland Drainage Analysis for Residential Development of Evergreen Phases 17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada based on specified plans set by the City of Calgary guidelines

Professional Association

  • Registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Graduate member of Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

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