Dr Alex Ng

Ching-Tai Ng
Senior Lecturer
School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Dr. Alex Ching-Tai Ng (吳清泰) specialises in fundamental and applied research in structural health monitoring (SHM). His research interests include SHM, guided wave non-destructive evaluation, system identification, engineering reliability and risk analysis and composite materials. He is interested in applying SHM techniques to different engineering areas.

Dr. Ng earned his B.Eng. with First-class honours and M.Phil. from the City University of Hong Kong in 2005 and 2007, respectively, and his Ph.D. in 2011 from the University of Queensland under a full scholarship. During his study, he received a number of awards, such as Arup Best Student Award, Outstanding Academic Performance Award for Research Degree Student and Best Student Paper Award by the International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, and won the Airbus Fly Your Ideas Challenge Competition in 2009.

Dr. Ng is current a Senior Lecturer at the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering at the University of Adelaide.For his research achievements, he has received two prestigious research awards, Australian Research Council - Discovery Early Career Research Award (2012) and The Nishino Prize (2016). So far he has obtained research grants with a total amount of AUD$1.3 million. He has worked with industry, e.g. Australian Rail Track Corporation, CRC-ACS and Airbus Limited, and is currently holding an international patent.

Dr Ng makes active professional influence worldwide through technical committees, conference organisation, and journal and competitive grant refereeing. Notably, he was invited to be Associate Editor of one of the international leading journals in his research area, International Journal of Structural Health Monitoring (IJSHM) (Impact Factor: 2.663) and is on the Editorial Board of four international journals. He was the Guest Editor of two special issues focused on structural health monitoring of civil structures in the IJSHM and Earthquakes and Structural An International Journal (Impact factor: 1.138). He was also awarded Excellence in Peer Review in Engineering Structure.

Dr Ng was invited and elected as a member of Executive Committee of Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring (ANSHM), which is formed by 24 universities/government agencies with the aim at promoting structural health monitoring research in Australia and worldwide. He also organised the 4th Annual Workshop of ANSHM in 2012. He was invited to be the panel of Best Student Paper Competition Committee of Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, ASCE in 2015. He has also organized mini-symposia/special session in 4 international conferences and has been the session chair of 7 international conferences.

In addition to English, Dr. Ng also speaks:
Cantonese (Fluent)
Mandarin (Fluent)

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Dr Alex Ng

Dr. Alex Ching-Tai Ng (吳清泰) specialises in fundamental and applied research in structural health monitoring (SHM). His research interests include SHM, guided wave non-destructive evaluation, system identification, engineering reliability and risk analysis and composite materials. He is interested in applying SHM techniques to different engineering areas.

Dr. Ng earned his B.Eng. with First-class honours and M.Phil. from the City University of Hong Kong in 2005 and 2007, respectively, and his Ph.D. in 2011 from the University of Queensland under a full scholarship. During his study, he received a number of awards, such as Arup Best Student Award, Outstanding Academic Performance Award for Research Degree Student and Best Student Paper Award by the International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering, and won the Airbus Fly Your Ideas Challenge Competition in 2009.

Dr. Ng is current a Senior Lecturer at the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering at the University of Adelaide.For his research achievements, he has received two prestigious research awards, Australian Research Council - Discovery Early Career Research Award (2012) and The Nishino Prize (2016). So far he has obtained research grants with a total amount of AUD$1.3 million. He has worked with industry, e.g. Australian Rail Track Corporation, CRC-ACS and Airbus Limited, and is currently holding an international patent.

Dr Ng makes active professional influence worldwide through technical committees, conference organisation, and journal and competitive grant refereeing. Notably, he was invited to be Associate Editor of one of the international leading journals in his research area, International Journal of Structural Health Monitoring (IJSHM) (Impact Factor: 2.663) and is on the Editorial Board of four international journals. He was the Guest Editor of two special issues focused on structural health monitoring of civil structures in the IJSHM and Earthquakes and Structural An International Journal (Impact factor: 1.138). He was also awarded Excellence in Peer Review in Engineering Structure.

Dr Ng was invited and elected as a member of Executive Committee of Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring (ANSHM), which is formed by 24 universities/government agencies with the aim at promoting structural health monitoring research in Australia and worldwide. He also organised the 4th Annual Workshop of ANSHM in 2012. He was invited to be the panel of Best Student Paper Competition Committee of Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, ASCE in 2015. He has also organized mini-symposia/special session in 4 international conferences and has been the session chair of 7 international conferences.

In addition to English, Dr. Ng also speaks:
Cantonese (Fluent)
Mandarin (Fluent)

Dr. Ng's involved in a number of professional activities related to his research field. He has also interviewed by a numbner of popular presses and presented radio documentaries

International Competitive Grant Proposal Assessor

  • Australian Research Council (ARC)
  • Research Grants Council (RGC), Hong Kong
  • National Research Foundation, Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore

Workshop Organisation

  • 4th Annual WOrkshop for Anustralian Network of Structural Health Monitoring, Adelaide, Australia (2012)

Mini-symposium Keynote in International Conference

  • Title: Imaging and Characterizing Damages in Metallic Plates using Lamb Wave, 6th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2015), 14-17 July 2015, Auckland, New Zealand

Mini-symposia/Special Sessions organised in International Conferences

  • Special Session: Vibration-based Non-destructive Testing and Safety Inspection of Structures (2016)
    14th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-14), Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Mini-symposium: Structural Health Monitoring and Identification of Structures (2015)
    6th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2015), Auckland, New Zealand
  • Mini-symposium: Infrastructure System Identification and Monitoring (2014)
    4th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2014), Tokyo, Japan
  • Mini-symposium: Vibration-based Structural Model Updating and Health Monitoring (2013)
    6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII6), Hong Kong, China    
  • Mini-symposium: Structural Identification and Health Monitoring for Capacity Assessment of Structures (2013)
    2013 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM13), Jeju, Korea

Session Chair in International Conferences

  • Session Chair of “Infrastructure System Identification and Monitoring” (2014)
    4th International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2014), Tokyo, Japan
  • Session Chair of “Vibration-based Structural Model Updating and Health Monitoring    (2013)
    6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (SHMII6), Hong Kong, China
  • Session Chair of “Structural Identification and Health Monitoring for Capacity Assessment of Structures” (2013)
    2013 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM13), Jeju, Korea
  • Session Chair of “System Identification in Structural Dynamics II” (2013)
    11th International Conference on Structural Safety and Reliability (ICOSSAR2013), New York, USA    
  • Session Chair of “Engineering Education/ Composites (2012)
    7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM7), Adelaide, Australia
  • Session Chair of “Structural Health Monitoring”, “Nonlinear Structures and Structural Dynamics” & “Concrete Technology” (2011)
    12th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-12), Hong Kong, China    
  • Session Chair of “Student Session” (2008)
    International Conference on Multi-functional Materials and Structures (MFMS2008), Hong Kong, China

International Conference/Competition Committees Membership

  • Best Student Paper Competition Committee of Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, ASCE (2015)
  • International Scientific and Technical Committee of 7th Asia Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium (YRGS2015) (2015)
  • International Scientific Committee of 6th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2015) (2015)
  • International Scientific Committee of 6th Asia-Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium (YRGS2014) (2014)
  • National Scientific Committee of 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM8) (2014)
  • Technical Committee of 7th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM7) (2012)
  • Programme Committee of 12th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Eng. and Construction (EASEC-12) (2011)

Popular press:

  1. Ng CT, “Quantitative Damage Imaging Using Lamb Waves”, ASCE Engineering Mechanics News, Research Group Profile, 2015
        http://www.asce.org/uploadedFiles/Technical_Areas/Engineering_Mechanics/Content_Pieces/EMI_rgp_Ng_August2015.pdf
  2. Ng CT, “Crest of a wave”, Aerospace Testing International Magazine, Showcase 2014 Issue, pp. 16-18.
  3. Engineer Australia Magazine, General Issue, October 2013, Vol. 85, No. 10, pp. 58-60.
  4. Jennifer Foreshew, “New wave of maintenance tool”, The Australian, 3 September 2013.
  5. Jordanna Schriever, “Talking with bridges shows up their flaws”, The Advertiser, 14 August 2013.
  6. , “Meet the engineers who talk to aeroplanes”, August 2013.
  7. , “Novel low-cost technology to monitor structural health of bridges”, August 2013.
  8. , “University of Adelaide technology ‘talks’ to structures”, August 2013.
  9. , “Talking’ to structures to boost public safety”, August 2013.
  10. Margaret Wenham, “UQ students flying high with castor plant creation”, 22 June 2009
  11. Margaret Wenham, “Idea takes flight”, The Courier-Mail, 11 June 2009.
  12. Trent Leggatt, “Inspiration from above”, UQ News Magazine, June 2009.

Radio Documentaries:

  1. 639 ABC North and West SA, Live interview on cost effective stress monitoring techniques for rail tracks using guided waves, Mornings with Sarah Tomlinson, 15 December 2014.
  2. 89.7 FM Eastside Radio, Live interview on structural health monitoring, 1 October 2013.
  3. 101.5 FM Radio Adelaide, Taped interview on structural health monitoring, August 2013.
 

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2014 Senior Lecturer (Level C, Tenured) University of Adelaide
2013 - 2016 ARC DECRA Research Fellow (Level C) University of Adelaide
2011 - 2013 Lecturer (Level B) University of Adelaide
2010 - 2011 Senior Research Associate City University of Hong Kong
2008 - 2008 Senior Research Assistant City University of Hong Kong
2007 - 2007 Research Associate City University of Hong Kong
2005 - 2005 Research Assistant City University of Hong Kong

Awards and Achievements

Date Type Title Institution Name Amount
2016 Award The Nishino Prize 14th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC14)
2013 - 2016 Fellowship ARC Discovery Early Career Reseracher Award Australian Research Council
2013 Award Excellence in Peer Review Engineering Structures, Elsevier
2009 Award Best Student Paper Award 2nd International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering
2008 Award Best Journal Article Award The University of Queensland
2005 - 2006 Award The Outstanding Academic Performance Award for Research Degree Students City University of Hong Kong
2005 Award Arup Best Student Award Hong Kong Institution of Engineer & Institution of Structural Engineer

Language Competencies

Language Competency
Chinese (Cantonese) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
2011 - 2012 University of Adelaide Australia Graduate Certificate in Education (Higher Education)
2008 - 2011 University of Queensland Australia PhD
2005 - 2007 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong M.Phil
2002 - 2005 City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong B.Eng. (1st Class Honours) in Structural Engineering

Research Interests

Civil Engineering, Dynamics, Vibration and Vibration Control, Infrastructure Engineering, Signal Processing, Solid Mechanics, Statistics & Probability

Journals

Year Citation
2018 Yang, Y., Ng, C., Kotousov, A., Sohn, H. & Lim, H. (2018). Second harmonic generation at fatigue cracks by low-frequency Lamb waves: Experimental and numerical studies. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 99, 760-773.
10.1016/j.ymssp.2017.07.011
2017 Mohseni, H. & Ng, C. (2017). Rayleigh wave for detecting debonding in FRP-retrofitted concrete structures using piezoelectric transducers. COMPUTERS AND CONCRETE, 20, 5, 583-593.
10.12989/cac.2017.20.5.583
2017 Huang, L., Ng, C., Sheikh, A. & Griffith, M. (2017). Niching particle swarm optimization techniques for multimodal buckling maximization of composite laminates. Applied Soft Computing, 57, 495-503.
10.1016/j.asoc.2017.04.006
2017 He, S. & Ng, C. T. (2017). Guided wave-based identification of multiple cracks in beams using a Bayesian approach. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 84, A, 324-345.
10.1016/j.ymssp.2016.07.013
2017 Soleimanpour, R., Ng, C. & Wang, C. (2017). Higher harmonic generation of guided waves at delaminations in laminated composite beams. Structural Health Monitoring, 16, 4, 400-417.
10.1177/1475921716673021
2017 Aryan, P., Kotousov, A., Ng, C. & Cazzolato, B. (2017). A model-based method for damage detection with guided waves. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 24, 3, e1884-1-e1884-14.
10.1002/stc.1884
2017 Aryan, P., Kotousov, A., Ng, C. & Cazzolato, B. (2017). A baseline-free and non-contact method for detection and imaging of structural damage using 3D laser vibrometry. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 24, 4, e1894-1-e1894-13.
10.1002/stc.1894
2017 Soleimanpour, R. & Ng, C. T. (2017). Locating delaminations in laminated composite beams using nonlinear guided waves. Engineering Structures, 131, 207-219.
10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.11.010
2017 He, S. & Ng, C. (2017). Modelling and analysis of nonlinear guided waves interaction at a breathing crack using time-domain spectral finite element method. Smart Materials and Structures, 26, 8, 085002-1-085002-15.
10.1088/1361-665X/aa75f3
2016 Mohabuth, M., Kotousov, A. & Ng, C. (2016). Effect of uniaxial stress on the propagation of higher-order Lamb wave modes. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 86, 104-111.
10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2016.08.006
2016 Aryan, P., Kotousov, A., Ng, C. & Wildy, S. (2016). Reconstruction of baseline time-trace under changing environmental and operational conditions. Smart Materials and Structures, 25, 3, 035018-1-035018-10.
10.1088/0964-1726/25/3/035018
2016 Soleimanpour, R. & Ng, C. (2016). Scattering of the fundamental anti-symmetric Lamb wave at through-thickness notches in isotropic plates. Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 6, 3, 447-459.
10.1007/s13349-016-0166-7
2016 Hedayatrasa, S., Abhary, K., Uddin, M. & Ng, C. (2016). Optimum design of phononic crystal perforated plate structures for widest bandgap of fundamental guided wave modes and maximized in-plane stiffness. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 89, 31-58.
10.1016/j.jmps.2016.01.010
2016 He, S. & Ng, C. T. (2016). A probabilistic approach for quantitative identification of multiple delaminations in laminated composite beams using guided waves. Engineering Structures, 127, 602-614.
10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.08.052
2015 Ng, C. T. (2015). On accuracy of analytical modeling of Lamb wave scattering at delaminations in multilayered isotropic plates. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 15, 8, 1540010-1-1540010-11.
10.1142/S0219455415400106
2015 Huang, L., Sheikh, A., Ng, C. & Griffith, M. (2015). An efficient finite element model for buckling analysis of grid stiffened laminated composite plates. Composite Structures, 122, 41-50.
10.1016/j.compstruct.2014.11.039
2015 Aryan, P., Kotousov, A., Ng, C. & Cazzolato, B. (2015). Characterization of Lamb Waves and Damage Imaging at Corrosion Type Damage with 3D Laser Vibrometry. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, 2, 9, 411-417.
2015 Ng, C. T. (2015). A two-stage approach for quantitative damage imaging in metallic plates using Lamb waves. Earthquake and Structures, 8, 4, 821-841.
10.12989/eas.2015.8.4.821
2015 He, S. & Ng, C. T. (2015). Analysis of mode conversion and scattering of guided waves at cracks in isotropic beams using a time-domain spectral finite element method. Electronic Journal of Structural Engineering, 14, 1, 20-32.
2015 Xu, J., Wu, C., Li, Z. X. & Ng, C. T. (2015). Numerical analysis of shear transfer across an initially uncrack reinforced concrete member. Engineering Structures, 102, 296-309.
10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.08.022
2015 Ng, C. & Au, S. (2015). Special issue on structural identification and monitoring with dynamic data. Earthquakes and Structures, 8, 4, I-I.
2015 Aryan, P., Kotousov, A., Ng, C. & Cazzolato, B. (2015). Numerical investigations on a new method for reconstruction of baseline signals for damage detection with Lamb waves. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation, 2, 10, 460-466.
2015 Soleimanpour, R. & Ng, C. (2015). Mode conversion and scattering analysis of guided waves at delaminations in laminated composite beams. Structural Monitoring and Maintenance, 2, 3, 213-236.
10.12989/smm.2015.2.3.213
2014 Ng, C. (2014). On the selection of advanced signal processing techniques for guided wave damage identification using a statistical approach. Engineering Structures, 67, 50-60.
10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.02.019
2014 Ng, C. -. T. (2014). Bayesian model updating approach for experimental identification of damage in beams using guided waves. Structural Health Monitoring, 13, 4, 359-373.
10.1177/1475921714532990
2014 Ng, C. & Chan, T. (2014). Special issue on Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Structures. Structural Health Monitoring, 13, 4, 345-346.
10.1177/1475921714542895
2014 Ng, C. T. (2014). Application of Bayesian-designed artificial neural networks in phase II structural health monitoring benchmark studies. Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 15, 1, 27-36.
10.7158/13287982.2014.11465144
2013 Ng, C. (2013). 3D finite element modeling of absorbing regions for guided wave scattering problems in composite materials. GSTF International Journal of Engineering Technology, 2, 1, 244-249.
10.5176/2251-3701_2.1.61
2013 Heitzmann, M., Veidt, M., Ng, C., Lindenberger, B., Hou, M., Truss, R. & Liew, C. (2013). Single-plant biocomposite from Ricinus Communis: Preparation, properties and environmental performance. Journal of Polymers & the Environment, 21, 2, 366-374.
10.1007/s10924-012-0517-3
2012 Ng, C. T., Veidt, M., Rose, L. & Wang, C. (2012). Analytical and finite element prediction of Lamb wave scattering at delaminations in quasi-isotropic composite laminates. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 331, 22, 4870-4883.
10.1016/j.jsv.2012.06.002
2012 Ng, C. & Veidt, M. (2012). Scattering characteristics of Lamb waves from debondings at structural features in composite laminates. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132, 1, 115-123.
10.1121/1.4728192
2011 Ng, C. & Veidt, M. (2011). Scattering of the fundamental anti-symmetric Lamb wave at delaminations in composite laminates. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129, 3, 1288-1296.
10.1121/1.3533741
2011 Ng, C. T. & Veidt, M. (2011). Scattering analysis of fundamental anti-symmetric Lamb wave at delaminations in composite laminates. Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 8, 2, 197-205.
2011 Veidt, M. & Ng, C. (2011). Influence of stacking sequence on scattering characteristics of the fundamental anti-symmetric Lamb wave at through holes in composite laminates. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129, 3, 1280-1287.
10.1121/1.3533742
2009 Ng, C. & Veidt, M. (2009). A Lamb-wave-based technique for damage detection in composite laminates. Smart Materials & Structures, 18, 7, 1-12.
10.1088/0964-1726/18/7/074006
2009 Ng, C. T., Veidt, M. & Lam, H. (2009). Guided wave damage characterisation in beams utilising probabilistic optimisation. Engineering Structures, 31, 12, 2842-2850.
10.1016/j.engstruct.2009.07.009
2009 Lam, H., Ng, C. T., Lee, Y. & Sun, H. (2009). System identification of an enclosure with leakages using a probabilistic approach. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 322, 4-5, 756-771.
10.1016/j.jsv.2008.11.013
2008 Lam, H., Ng, C. T. & Leung, A. (2008). Multicrack detection on semirigidly connected beams utilizing dynamic data. Journal of Engineering Mechanics-ASCE, 134, 1, 90-99.
10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2008)134:1(90)
2008 Au, S. -. K., Lam, H. -. F. & Ng, C. -. T. (2008). Discussion of "Reliability Analysis of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Elastoplastic Systems. I: Critical Excitations" by Siu-Kui Au, Heung-Fai Lam, and Ching-Tai Ng. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MECHANICS-ASCE, 134, 10, 924-925.
10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2007)133:10(10720
2008 Lam, H. & Ng, C. T. (2008). A probabilistic method for the detection of obstructed cracks of beam-type structures using spatial wavelet transform. Probabilistic Engineering Mechanics, 23, 2-3, 237-245.
10.1016/j.probengmech.2007.12.023
2008 Lam, H. & Ng, C. T. (2008). The Selection of Pattern Features for Structural Damage Detection Using an Extended Bayesian ANN Algorithm. Engineering Structures, 30, 10, 2762-2770.
10.1016/j.engstruct.2008.03.012
2008 Veidt, M., Ng, C., Hames, S. & Wattinger, T. (2008). Imaging Laminar Damage in Plates Using Lamb Wave Beamforming. Advanced Materials Research, 47-50, 666-669.
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.47-50.666
2008 Au, S. K., Lam, H. & Ng, C. T. (2008). Closure to "Reliability Analysis of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Elastoplastic Systems. I: Critical Excitations". Journal of Engineering Mechanics-ASCE, 134, 10, 924-925.
10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2008)134:10(924)
2007 Au, S. K., Lam, H. & Ng, C. T. (2007). Reliability analysis of single-degree-of-freedom elastoplastic systems. I: Critical excitations. Journal of Engineering Mechanics-ASCE, 133, 10, 1072-1080.
10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2007)133:10(1072)
2007 Lam, H., Ng, C. T. & Veidt, M. (2007). Experimental characterization of multiple cracks in a cantilever beam utilizing transient vibration data following a probabilistic approach. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 305, 1-2, 34-49.
10.1016/j.jsv.2007.03.028
2007 Au, S. K., Lam, H. & Ng, C. T. (2007). Reliability Analysis of Single-Degree-of-Freedom Elastoplastic Systems. II: Suboptimal Excitations. Journal of Engineering Mechanics-ASCE, 133, 10, 1081-1085.
10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9399(2007)133:10(1081)
2005 Au, S. K., Ng, C. T., Sien, H. & Chua, H. (2005). Modal identification of a suspension footbridge using free vibration signatures. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 1, 4, 55-73.
2005 Ng, C. T. & Lam, H. (2005). Optimization design of tall buildings under multiple design criteria. International Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 1, 4, 35-48.

Books

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2013 Ng, C. T. (2013). Damage detection in composite laminates using Lamb wave: fundamental studies and damage imaging. In G. Deodatis, B. R. Ellingwood & D. M. Frangopol (Eds.), Safety, reliability, risk and life-cycle performance of structures and infrastructures (pp. 1913-1920). Netherlands: CRC Press.

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Ng, C., Mohabuth, & Kotooussov, (2017). Analysis of stress effect on Lamb wave propagation in isotropic plates. 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials. H. Hao & C. Zhang (Eds.) Perth, Australia.
2017 Ng, C. & He, S. (2017). A probabilistic approach for characterisation of multiple cracks in beams using guided waves. 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials. H. Hao & C. Zhang (Eds.) Perth, Australia.
2016 Ng, C. & Au, S. K. (2016). Probabilistic Analysis of Uncertainty in Input-output and Output-only Modal Identification. 14th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-14),. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
2016 Ng, C. & Au, S. (2016). Planning and managing uncertainties in known broadband input vibration test. 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials. H. Hao & C. Zhang (Eds.) Perth, Australia.
2016 Ng, C. & Yang, Y. (2016). Higher harmonic generation of Lamb waves at fatigue cracks: three-dimensional finite element simulation. 10th International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF): Advances in Materials and Structures. Adelaide.
2015 Mohabuth, M. A., Kotooussov, A. & Ng, C. T. (2015). Lamb waves in plates subjected to uniaxial stresses. ICAMME 2015: 17th International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering. Stockholm, Sweden.
2015 Ng, C. T. (2015). On Accuracy of Analytical Modelling of Lamb Wave Scattering at Delaminations in Multilayered Isotropic Plates. IJSSD Symposium on Progress in Structural Stability and Dynamics. Lisbon, Portugal.
2015 Ng, C. (2015). Novel Approach in Topology Optimization of Porous Plate Structures for Phononic Bandgaps of Flexural Waves. 11th World Congress on Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization (WCSMO-11). Sydney, Australia.
2015 Ng, C. T. & Au, S. K. (2015). Comparison of Uncertainty in Modal Identification Under Known and Unknown Input. 2nd International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering (PLSE 2015). Brisbane, Australia.
2015 Mohseni, H. & Ng, C. T. (2015). Guided Wave for Debonding Detection in FRP-retrofitted Concrete Structures. 2nd International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering (PLSE 2015). Brisbane, Australia.
2015 Ng, C. T. (2015). Imaging and Characterizing Damages in Metallic Plates using Lamb Wave. 6th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2015). G. R. Liu & R. Das (Eds.) Auckland, New Zealand.
2014 Soleimanpour, R. & Ng, C. (2014). Numerical study of nonlinear guided waves in laminated composite beams with delaminations. The 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics 2014. S. John & R. Das (Eds.) Melbourne, Australia.
2014 Aryan, P., Kotooussov, A., Ng, C. -. T. & Cazzolato, B. (2014). Lamb wave characterisation and damage imaging for isotropic plate-like structures using 3D laser vibrometry. APCF/SIF-2014 Congress. Sydney, Australia.
10.1533/9780081002254.585
2014 Ng, C. (2014). Evaluation of signal processing schemes in guided wave damage identification. Fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering. H. Furuta, D. Frangopol & M. Akiyama (Eds.) Tokyo, Japan.
2014 Ng, C. (2014). In-situ Quantitative Damage Imaging in Metallic Plates Using Lamb Wave Diffraction Tomography. Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring Conference. Shenzhen, China.
2014 Aryan, P., Kotooussov, A., Ng, C. -. T. & Cazzolato, B. (2014). An approach towards a baseline-free technique for damage detection utilising advances in 3D laser vibrometry. 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics 2014 (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia.
2013 Ng, C. T. (2013). Damage detection in phase II structural health monitoring benchmark problem using Bayesian designed artificial neural network. International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure. Hong Kong, China.
2013 Ng, C. T. (2013). Quantitative identification of damages in beams using longitudinal guided wave: an experimental study. Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) Conference on Structural Engineering in Hazard Mitigation. Beijing and Shanghai China.
2013 Aryan, P., Kotooussov, A., Ng, C. T. & Cazzolato, B. (2013). Characterisation of Lamb waves with 3D laser vibrometry. International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF). C. H. Wang (Ed.) Melbourne, Australia.
2013 Ng, C. & Veidt, M. (2013). Prediction and measurement of lamb wave from debondings at structural features in composite laminates. Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (APWSHM). Melbourne, Australia.
10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.558.139
2013 Ng, C. T. (2013). Efficient 3D finite element modeling for guided wave damage detection problems in composite materials using absorbing regions. Annual International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE). Singapore.
10.5176/2301-394x_ACE13.127
2013 Ng, C. T. (2013). Experimental studies of guided wave damage identification in beams using a probabilistic approach. World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics. Jeju, Korea.
2012 Ng, C. T., Veidt, M., Rose, L. & Wang, C. (2012). The low-frequency scattering of the A0 Lamb wave from delaminations in quasi-isotropic composite laminates: theoretical and finite element studies. Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics. Adelaide.
2011 Ng, C. T., Veidt, M. & Lam, H. (2011). Probabilistic Damage Characterisation in Beams Using Guided Waves. East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction. Hong Kong, China.
10.1016/j.proeng.2011.07.061
2010 Veidt, M. & Ng, C. T. (2010). Experimental measurement and numerical simulation of fundamental anti-symmetrics lamb wave scattering in composites. Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. San Diego.
10.1063/1.3591858
2010 Ng, C. T., Veidt, M. & Lam, H. (2010). Application of Bayesian approach for damage characterization in beams utilizing guided waves. Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluatio. San Diego.
10.1063/1.3591918
2010 Ng, C. T. & Veidt, M. (2010). Scattering analysis of fundamental anti-symmetric Lamb wave at delaminations in composite laminates. Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics. Perth, Australia.
2010 Heitzmann, M., Ng, C. T., Lindenburger, B., Veidt, M., Hou, M. & Paton, R. (2010). Natural fibre composites made solely from the Castor plant for aircraft cabin interior materials. PPC-11. Cairns.
2009 Ng, C., Veidt, M. & Rajic, N. (2009). Integrated piezoceramic transducers for imaging damage in composite laminates. International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering. China.
10.1117/12.840150
2009 Heitzmann, M., Ng, C. T., Veidt, M., Hou, M. & R, P. (2009). Natural fibre composite made solely from the castor plant for aircraft cabin interior materials. The Pacific Polymer Conference (PPC11). Cairns, Australia.
2009 Au, S. K. & Ng, C. T. (2009). Critical and sub-critical excitations for single-degree-of-freedom elasto-plastic systems. COMPDYN. Rethymno, Crete.
2008 Ng, C. T., Liew, C. & Veidt, M. (2008). Guided waves damage detection in beams utilising bayesian artificial neural network model class selection. International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Adelaide, Australia.
2008 Lam, H., Ng, C. T. & Chow, H. (2008). Detection of multiple cracks on obstructed structural members by measured dynamic responses. ISSF. Hong Kong.
2008 Veidt, M., Rohde, A., Ng, C. T. & Hames, S. (2008). Imaging laminar damage using plate wave ultrasonics and proposed methodology for designing optimal transducer networks. Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (APWSHM). Melbourne, Australia.
2008 Ng, C. T., Lam, H. & Lee, Y. (2008). Identification of air leakages of an enclosure utilizing measured interior sound pressure. Asian-pacific Symposium on Structural Reliability and Its Applications. Hong Kong.
2007 Au, S. K., Ng, C. T., Sien, H. & Chua, H. (2007). Modal identification of a footbridge by free vibration tests. COMPDYN. Rethymno, Crete.
2007 Lam, H. & Ng, C. (2007). Application of the Bayesian approach in crack detection utilizing spatial wavelet transform. ICASP10. Tokyo, Japan.
2007 Lam, H., Ng, C. T. & Katafygiotis, L. (2007). Identification of crack locations and extents by Bayesian model class selection. SMSST 07. Chongqing & Nanjing.
10.1201/9781439828441.ch90
2007 Ng, C. T., Veidt, M. & Lam, H. (2007). Experimental study of multiple cracks detection utilizing a probabilistic approach. Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics. Brisbane.
2007 Ng, C. T. & Lam, H. (2007). A probabilistic method in identifying air leakages of a room utilizing measured interior sound pressure. Annual Conference of Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (HKSTAM) and the Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and Its Application. Hong Kong.
2006 Lam, H. & Ng, C. T. (2006). The use of Bayesian model class selection in crack detection of beam structures. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (HKSTAM). Hong Kong.
2006 Ng, C. T. & Lam, H. (2006). Application of Pattern Recognition Approach on Phase I of the IASC-ASCE Structural Health Monitoring Benchmark Study. CSM5. Rhodes, Greece.
2006 Lam, H. & Ng, C. T. (2006). Detection of cracks on a beam by Bayesian model class selection utilizing dynamic data. CSM5. Rhodes, Greece.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2015 Ng, C. T. & Au, S. K. (2015). Uncertainty in Modal Identification of Structures with Known and Unknown Input Excitations. Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference. Standford, USA.

Patents

Year Citation
2010 Ng, C., Hitzmann, M. & Lindenberger, B.; (2010); Composite Materials;

Competitive Research Grants

  • Discovery Project (DP) - (2nd Chief Investigator) (2016-2018)
    Agency: Australian Research Council (ARC)
    Project: Stress Evaluation with Non-linear Guided Waves
  • Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) -(Co-Chief Investigator) (2015)
    Agency: Australian Research Council (ARC)
    Leading Organisation: The University of Adelaide
    Project: Development of a World-class Facility for Three-dimensional Dynamic Testing
  • Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2013-2015)
    Agency: Australian Research Council (ARC)
    Project: In-situ Structural Safety Diagnosis for Composite Materials: Lamb Wave Diffraction Tomography Using Multi-frequency Data
  • Catalyst Research Grant - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2014-2016)
    Agency: Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology Government of South Australia
    Project: Cost Effective Stress Monitoring Techniques for Rail Tracks using Guided Waves

University Competitive Research Grants

  • Faculty Research Support Scheme - (1st Chief Investigator) (2016)
    Agency: Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), The University of Adelaide
  • DVC&V (R) Research Equipment and Infrastructure Grant - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2015) 
    Agency: Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research), The University of Adelaide
  • DVC&VP (R) Research Equipment and Infrastructure Grant - (Co-Chief Investigator) (2015)
    Agency: Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research), The University of Adelaide
  • Faculty Research Support Scheme - (1st Chief Investigator) (2014) 
    Agency: Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), The University of Adelaide
  • Research Equipment and Infrastructure Fund - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2012)
    Agency: Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research), The University of Adelaide

General Research Grants

  • Equipment Fund - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2014)
    Agency: Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), The University of Adelaide
  • Establishment Grant - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2013-2015)
    Agency: Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research), The University of Adelaide
  • General Research Fund - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2011)
    Agency: School of Civil, Environment & Mining Engineering, The University of Adelaide
  • Start-up Research Fund - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2011-2013)
    Agency: Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), The University of Adelaide

Travel Grants

  • Special Studies Program - (2016)
    Agency: The University of Adelaide
  • Overseas Conference Leave Scheme - (2015)
    Agency: Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), The University of Adelaide
  • Overseas Conference Leave Scheme - (2014)
    Agency: Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), The University of Adelaide
  • Travel Fund - (Sole Chief Investigator) (2013-2015)
    Agency: Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Research), The University of Adelaide
  • Ian Potter Foundation Travel Grant - (2013)
    Agency: The Ian Potter Foundation
 

Principal Supervisor of Ph.D. Students

  • Mr Yang Yi (2015-Present)
  • Mr Gnana Teja Pudipeddi (2014-Present)
  • Mr Hasan Mohseni (2014-Present)
  • Mr He Shuai (2013-Present)
  • Mr Reza Soleimanpour (Completed in 2016)

Co-supervisor of Ph.D. Students

  • Mr Munawwar Ahmad Mohabuth (with A/Prof A. Kotousov) (2014-Present)
  • Ms Jie Wen (with A/Prof A.A. Sheikh) (2013-Present)
  • Mr Abel Ezimokhai (External, with Dr A.Z.S. Chong from The University of Glamorgan, UK) (2013-Present)
  • Mr Pouria Aryan (with A/Prof A. Kotousov & A/Prof B. Cazzolato) (Completed in 2016)
  • Dr Juechun Xu (with Prof. C. Wu & Dr P. Visintin) (Completed in 2016)
  • Dr Jian Lim (with Dr T. Ozbakkaloglu) (Completed in 2015)
  • Dr Liang Huang (with A/Prof A.A. Sheikh & Prof M. Griffith) (Completed in 2015)

Principal Supervisor of Master by Coursework Students on Final Year Research Project:

  • Mr Ziting Zeng & Mr Chengxin Feng (2012, Completed)
  • Mr Hang Su (2011, Completed)
 

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2013 - ongoing Member International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE) United States
2012 - ongoing Member Global Science and Technology Forum
2011 - ongoing Member Australian Steel Institute (ASI) Australia
2010 - ongoing Member ARC-Australian Research Network for Advanced Material (ARNAM) Australia

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2016 - ongoing Member National Committee on Applied Mechanics, Engineers Australia Australia
2015 - ongoing Board Member Best Student Paper Competition Committee of Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI) Conference, ASCE ASCE United States
2014 - ongoing Member Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI), ASCE Dynamics Committee United States
2011 - ongoing Board Member Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring Australia

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
2015 - ongoing Board Member Frontiers in Built Environment: Structural Materials
2015 - ongoing Board Member Frontiers in Built Environment: Earthquake Engineering
2015 - ongoing Board Member Journal of Smart Cities
2014 - ongoing Editor Special Issue on Structural Identification and Monitoring with Dynamic Data
2014 - ongoing Editor Special Issue on Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Structures
2014 - ongoing Associate Editor Structural Health Monitoring An International Journal of (SHMIJ)
Position
Senior Lecturer
Phone
83131237
Fax
8313 4359
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Engineering North
Room Number
2 37
Org Unit
School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

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