Prof. Dr. WONG Nyuk Hien


Department of Building
National University of Singapore

Prof. Wong is currently the Deputy Head in charge of academic matters and professor in the Department of Building, School of Design and Environment. He graduated with a B.Sc (Building) (2nd Upper) in 1985 and a Master degree in Building Science in 1991 from National University of Singapore, and holds a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University in USA. Prof. Wong has also been the Deputy Head (Research), Programme Director for B.Sc (PFM), Programme Director for Master of Science (Building Science) as well as Programme Director for Bachelor of Building (Construction Management) and Bachelor of Building (Construction Economics). Prof. Wong was the principal investigator of a number of research projects related to Urban Heat Island, urban climatic mapping and greenery, in collaboration with the various government agencies, such as Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), National Parks Board (NParks), Housing Development Board (HDB), National Environmental Agency (NEA) and Building Construction Authority (BCA). Prof. Wong was also one of the key Principle Investigators for the development of the first Zero Energy Building at BCA Academy. Prof. Wong has published more than 300 international referred journal and conference papers and was the co-author of 9 books.