Dr. Lee Yeong Huei

Dr. Lee Yeong Huei

PhD (UTM), B. Eng (UTM)
Lecturer
Department of Civil & Construction Engineering 

Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 630 100 Ext: 2469
Location: Skylark 3 Room 439
Email: yeong.huei@curtin.edu.my

Research Profile

Scopus Profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?origin=resultslist&authorId=55597709900&zone=

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com.my/citations?user=SZQhtssAAAAJ&hl=en

Publons Profile: https://publons.com/researcher/AAB-3646-2020/

ORCID Profile: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1860-5289

ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lee_Yeong_Huei

Research Interest

  • Cold-formed steel
  • Lightweight concrete
  • Structural analysis
  • Fire engineering
  • Sustainable design
  • Engineering education 

Background

Dr. Yeong Huei Lee is a lecturer in Civil and Construction Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Curtin University Malaysia. Prior to joining Curtin, he was a Post-doctoral Fellow in Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). Dr. Lee actively involves in various research activities among the fields of numerical analysis, structural analysis, concrete material, interlocking block, fire engineering, sustainable construction and engineering education. He had jointly published more than 50 journals, conference papers and book chapters. He also appointed as a reviewer for peer-evaluating papers of international conferences and reputation journals. Moreover, he has taught different subjects in civil and structural engineering. He also supervises students for their final year projects, master and PhD research.

Academic History

  • PhD (Civil Engineering), 2010-2015 Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor
  • B.Eng(Hons) Civil Engineering 2006-2010 Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor

Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Curtin Univerisity Maysia, February 2019 – present
  • Lecturer, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak, September 2018 – January 2019
  • Research officer, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, August 2017 – April 2018
  • Post-doctoral researcher, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, August 2015 – July 2017

Professional Affiliations

  • Graduate Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia (Reg. no: 72582A)
  • Corporate Member, Concrete Society of Malaysia (Reg. no: M0563)
  • Graduate Member, Institute of Engineers Malaysia (Reg. no: 35704)

Professional Activities

  • Editor, Journal of Architectural Environment & Structural Engineering Research (2019-2020)
  • Reviewer, Engineering Structures, Elsevier
  • Reviewer, Malaysian Construction Research Journal, CIDB
  • Reviewer, Jurnal Teknologi, UTM Press
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Integrated Engineering, UTHM Press
  • Reviewer, The Open Construction and Building Technology Journal, Bentham Open
  • Reviewer, The 1st Borneo Building Information Modeling (BIM) Symposium (BBIM 2019), Curtin University Sarawak
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Materials Technology and Energy, Curtin University Sarawak (ICMTE 2019)
  • Reviewer, The 4th International Conference on Construction and Building Engineering & 12th Regional Conference in Civil Engineering, UTM (2019)
  • Reviewer, The 5th International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Sustainability (IConCEES 2019), UTHM
  • Reviewer, The 4th International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Sustainability (IConCEES 2017), UTHM
  • Reviewer, Global Congress on Construction, Material and Structural Engineering (GCoMSE 2017 and 2019), UTHM
  • Reviewer, The 3rd International conference on Construction and Building Engineering (ICONBUILD 2017), UTM-UNSRI
  • Reviewer, International Conference on Sustainable Construction and Structures (ISuCOS 2016 and 2018), UTHM
  • Reviewer, The 2nd International conference on Construction and Building Engineering (ICONBUILD 2015), UTM

Subject Taught

  • Structural Analysis of Determinate Structures
  • Structural Analysis of Indeterminate Structures
  • Structural Mechanics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Structural Actions and Steel Design
  • Civil Engineering Materials 

Supervision

  • 1 PhD (Ongoing)
  • 2 UG (Completed), 5 UG (Ongoing)

Research Opportunities

  • Thermal properties of lightweight aggregate
  • Structural performance of cold-formed steel structures
  • Mechanical properties and structural behavior of innovative lightweight concrete 

Publications

Journals

  1. Yee Yong Lee, Mohd Fadhil Md Din, Kenzo Iwao, Yeong Huei Lee and Nickholas Anting. Impact of thermal behaviour of different environmental conditions on ambient environment and thermal discomfort in Malaysia. Indoor and Built Environment, First Published January 8, 2020. (IF=1.367, Q4) https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1420326X19897956
  2. Abd Halid Abdullah, Yee Yong Lee, Eeydzah Aminudin and Yeong Huei Lee. 2019. Indoor air quality assessment for a multi-storey university office building in Malaysia. Journal of Green Building, 14(4): 97-113. https://doi.org/10.3992/1943-4618.14.4.93
  3. Shahrin Mohammad, Tan Cher Siang, Sharifah Osman, Nurdiana Yasmin Jamaluddin, Nur Afiqah Mohamed Alfu and Lee Yeong Huei. 2019. A Proposed Heutagogy Framework for Structural Steel Design in Civil Engineering Curriculum. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 14(24): 96-105. https://online-journals.org/index.php/i-jet/article/view/12091/6295
  4. Chau-Khun Ma, Yeong-Huei Lee, Abdullah Zawawi Awang, Wahid Omar, Shahrin Mohammad & Maybelle Liang. Artificial Neural Network Models for FRP-repaired Concrete Subjected to Pre-damaged Effects. Neural Computing and Applications, 31(3):711-717, 2019. (IF=4.664, Q1) https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-017-3104-7
  5. Bishir Kado, Shahrin Mohammad, Yeong Huei Lee, Poi Ngian Shek, Mariyana Aida Ab. Kadir & Fadhluhartini Muftah. Review on Column Fire Resistance Design for Concrete Filled Steel Tube. Jurnal Teknologi, 80(6): 169-179, 2018. https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v80.11114
  6. Bishir Kado, Shahrin Mohammad, Yeong Huei Lee, Poi Ngian Shek, Mariyana Aida Ab. Kadir. Effect of Curing Method on Properties of Lightweight Foamed Concrete. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7(2.29):927-932, 2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.14419/ijet.v7i2.29.14285
  7. Yeong Huei Lee, Ming Han Lim, Yee Ling Lee, Yee Yong Lee, Cher Siang Tan, Shahrin Mohammad & Chau Khun Ma. Compressive Strength of Lightweight Foamed Concrete with Charcoal as a Sand Replacement. Indian Journal of Engineering and Materials Sciences, 25(1):98-108, 2018. (IF=0.485, Q4)
  8. Ma Chau Khun, Muhd Fauzy Sulaiman, Abdullah Zawawi Awang, Reyes Garcia, Wahid Omar, Kypros Pilakoutas, Lee Yeong Huei, Shahrin Mohammad. Design of Steel-strapped, high-strength Concrete Columns subject to Unequal End Moments. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Structures and Buildings, 171(4):273-282, 2018. (IF=0.424, Q4). https://doi.org/10.1680/jstbu.15.00072
  9. Bishir Kado, Shahrin Mohammad, Yeong Huei Lee, Poi Ngian Shek, Mariyana Aida Ab Kadir. Temperature Analysis of Steel Hollow Column Exposed to Standard Fire. Journal of Structural Technology, 3(1): 1-8, 2018. http://matjournals.in/index.php/JoST/article/view/2205/1528
  10. Yeong Huei Lee, Poi Ngian Shek, Shahrin Mohammad. Structural Performance of Reinforced Interlocking Blocks Column. Construction and Building Materials, 142:469-481, 2017. (IF=3.169, Q1) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.03.110
  11. Yeong Huei Lee, Cher Siang Tan, Shahrin Mohammad. In-plane Sway Behaviour of Slender Cold-formed Steel Bolted Frames. Thin-Walled Structures, 114:11-21, 2017. (IF=2.829, Q1) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2017.01.024
  12. Yeong-Huei Lee, Cher-Siang Tan, Shahrin Mohammad, Yee Ling Lee. Mechanical Properties Prediction for Cold-formed Steel Angle Connection with Various Cleat Thickness. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering). 74(4): 52-59, 2015. https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v74.4609
  13. Cher Siang Tan, Yee Ling Lee, Shahrin Mohammad, Siong Kang Lim, Yeong Huei Lee. Flexural Behaviour of Floor Panel System with Embedded Cold-formed Steel Frames as Reinforcement. Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences & Engineering), 74(4): 39-44, 2015. https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v74.4607
  14. Yeong Huei Lee, Cher Siang Tan, Shahrin Mohammad, James B. P. Lim, Ross Johnston. Numerical Study of Joint Behaviour for Top-seat Flange Cleat Connection in Cold-formed Steel Structures. Scientia Iranica Transaction B: Mechanical Engineering. 22(4): 1554-1566, 2015. (IF=1.025, Q2) http://scientiairanica.sharif.edu/article_3733_f7854357399160d5a30874b2d0e7868b.pdf
  15. Cher Siang Tan, Yee Ling Lee, Shahrin Mohammad, Siong Kang Lim, Yeong Huei Lee. Interaction between Cold-formed steel and Lightweight Foamed Concrete with Various Cement Content. Malaysian Journal of Civil Engineering (MJCE). vol. 27 special issue (1), pp. 115-127, 2015. https://doi.org/10.11113/mjce.v27n0.399
  16. Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad, Yee Ling Lee. Comparison on Section Properties and Flexural behaviour for Cold-formed Steel Built-up Section. Advanced Mechanics and Materials. vols. 735, pp. 80-84, 2015. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.735.80
  17. Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad, Yee Ling Lee. Numerical Investigation on Column Flange Thickness for Cold-formed Steel Top-seat Flange Cleat Connection. Advanced Mechanics and Materials. vols. 764-765, pp.1104-1108, 2015. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.764-765.1104

Books

  1. Shahrin Mohammad, Mahmood Md Tahir, Ahmad Baharuddin Abd Rahman, Yeong Huei Lee, Cher Siang Tan. Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures. ISBN: 9789835215322 (2019), UTM Press, Skudai, Johor.
  2. Yeong Huei Lee, Cher Siang Tan & Shahrin Mohammad. Design of Cold-Formed Steel Bolted Connection using Numerical Approach. ISBN: 9789835214356 (2017), UTM Press, Skudai, Johor.

Book Chapters

  1. Nor Inayah Shahidan, Shahrin Mohammad and Yeong Huei Lee. Mechanical Properties of 5:1 Cement-sand Ratio Foamed Concrete Interact with Cold-formed Steel. Researches on Lightweight Foamed Concrete. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia (2017) pp. 43-52.
  2. Izyan Syahirah Hasanuddin, Yeong Huei Lee and Siong Kang Lim. Mechanical Properties of 4:1 Cement-sand Ratio Foamed Concrete Interact with Cold-formed Steel. Researches on Lightweight Foamed Concrete. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia (2017) pp. 31-42.
  3. Muhammad Hafiz bin Idris, Sariffuddin Saad, Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad. Analysis of Cold-formed Steel Connection between Beam and Column using Finite Element Method. Structural Behaviour of Innovative Constructional Steel. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia (2016) pp. 29-39.
  4. Ahmad Firdaus, Ramli Abdullah, Shahrin Mohammad, Yeong Huei Lee. Performance of Welded Independent Bent-Up Bars as Shear Reinforcement. Structural Behaviour of Innovative Constructional Steel. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia (2016) pp. 57-77.
  5. Boon Eng Law, Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad. Numerical Investigation for Cold-formed Steel Bolted Angle Connection. Research on Cold-formed Steel Structures. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia (2015) pp. 1-18.
  6. Eng Tong Low, Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad. Numerical Investigation on Gusset Plate Joints for Cold-formed Steel Structures. Research on Cold-formed Steel Structures. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia (2015) pp. 19-34.

Conferences

  1. Bishir Kado, Shahrin Mohammad, Yeong Huei Lee, Poi Ngian Shek and Mariyana Aida Ab. Kadir. Experimental investigation on temperature distribution of foamed concrete filled steel tube column under standard fire. The 4th International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering for Sustainability (IConCEES 2017), Paper ID: 2503, 4-5 December 2017. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 140:012136, 2018.
  2. Shahrin Mohammad, Ahmad Baharuddin Abd Rahman, Yeong Huei Lee, Chau Khun Ma, Ahmad Zaidon Rais and Sariffuddin Saad. Detail Finite Element Formulations for Nonlinear Semi-rigid Steel Frame. International Conference on Construction and Building Engineering (ICONBUILD) 2017, Paper ID: SCE-019, Palembang, Indonesia, 14-17 August 2017.
  3. Yee Yong Lee, Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad, Poi Ngian Shek and Chau Khun Ma. Thermal characteristics of a residential house in a new township in Johor Bahru. Global Congress on Construction, Material and Structural Engineering (GCoMSE) 2017, Paper ID: GCoMSE2017-062, Johor Bahru, Malaysia, 28-29 August 2017. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 271:012027, 2017.
  4. Shahrin Mohammad, Yeong Huei Lee, Cher Siang Tan, Chang Saar Chai, Mohd Hanim Osman, Sariffuddin Saad, Yusof Ahmad, Baderul Hisham Ahmad, Mohd Yunus Ishak, Norhidayah Abdul Hassan, Ches Ros Ismail and Mohd Nur Asmawisham Alel. Readiness of Faculty Members for Civil Engineering in MOOC implementation. The 6th Regional Conference on Engineering Education (RCEE) 2016. Paper registration no.: 1570263708. 9-10 August 2016.
  5. Yusof Ahmad, Shahrin Mohammad, Mohd Nur Asmawisham Alel, Azman Kassim, Mohd Hanim Osman, Yeong Huei Lee, Sariffuddin Saad, Baderul Hisham Ahmad, Che Ros Ismail, Mohd Yunus Ishak, Norhidayah Abdul Hassan, Cher Siang Tan. Civil Engineering Exit Test. The 6th Regional Conference on Engineering Education (RCEE) 2016. 9-10 August 2016.
  6. Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad, Ming Han Lim, Yee Ling Lee, Yee Yong Lee, Cher Siang Tan & Chau Khun Ma. Compressive Strength of Charcoal-filled Lightweight Foamed Concrete. International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation (IMETI) 2016. Paper registration no.: G6014. 28 October – 01 November 2016.
  7. Benny Chan, Mohd Syahrul Hisham Mohd Sani, Cher Siang Tan, Yeong Huei Lee, Shahrin Mohammad & Mohd Hanim Osman. Experimental Investigation on Flexural Behaviour with Cold-formed Steel Cut-curved Channel. 9th Asia Pacific Structural Engineering and Construction Conference & 8th ASEAN Civil Engineering Conference. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Campus. 3-5 November 2015. Pp. 175-179.
  8. Ping Hau Tam, Mohd Syahrul Hisham Mohd Sani, Cher Siang Tan, Yeong Huei Lee, Arizu Sulaiman & Poi Ngian Shek. Force and Deformation Behaviour of Roof Truss System with Cold-formed Steel Channel Section. 9th Asia Pacific Structural Engineering and Construction Conference & 8th ASEAN Civil Engineering Conference. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Campus. 3-5 November 2015. Pp. 180-189.
  9. Shek Poin Ngian & Lee Yeong Huei. Capacity of the interlocking Stub Column with Cement Mortar Infill under Axial Compression Load. 9th Asia Pacific Structural Engineering and Construction Conference & 8th ASEAN Civil Engineering Conference. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur Campus. 3-5 November 2015, pp. 190-194.

Research Grants and Consultancy Project 

  1. Development of Engineering Calculator for Education 4.0 and Better Learning Experience, Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation Project (CMTIP) grants, principle investigator, RM1000, on-going.
  2. Impacts of Online Learning Tools on the Learning Outcomes and Behaviours for Civil Engineering Education, Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation Project (CMTIP) grants, co-investigator, RM1000, on-going.
  3. Heutagogy Framework for Structural Steel Design in Civil Engineering Curriculum, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Research University Grant), co-investigator, RM40000, completed 2019.
  4. Numerical Investigation on Structural Integrity of ISO Shipping Container Modified for Transitional Shelter, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Research University Grant), co-investigator, RM40000, completed 2018.
  5. Experimental and numerical study on the effect of heel plate length and thickness on the structural integrity of cold-formed steel roof trusses, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR Research Fund), co-investigator, RM75600, completed 2017.

Student Project 

PhD

  1. Philip Ling Jie Hui, Modified ISO Shipping Containers for Transitional Shelter Construction, ongoing.

Undergraduate 

  1. Tan Lai Hin, Hardened properties of high-performance concrete containing palm oil fuel ash and limestone powder, 2019.
  2. Ng Yeong Sheng, Hardened properties of ultrahigh performance concrete with palm oil fuel ash, 2019.
  3. Tan Wei Li, Properties of lightweight aggregate concrete with palm oil shells and expanded clay aggregate, on-going.
  4. Toh Yih Mao, Structural engineering calculator development for design automation, on-going.
  5. Brandon Ling Yi Yang, Durability assessment of steel-framed composite structures, on-going.
  6. Nicholas Chua, Thermal performance of structural lightweight concrete, on-going.
  7. Chin Wei Quan, Properties of cement brick incorporated with agro-industrial waste, on-going.

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