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Ng Lieu Thai

BEng (Hons), MEng (SUT)

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science

Office No:+60 82 260 933
Fax No:+60 82 260 813
Room No: E328, Building E, FECS
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Lieu Thai received his Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (1st Class Honours) from Swinburne University of Technology. He obtained his MEng in the field of deep excavation and soil-structure interaction from the same institution. He joined Swinburne University of Technology as an associate lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science, and was appointed as a lecturer in 2015. He is also a Chartered Professional Engineer of Engineers Australia.

Research Interests

  • Structural engineering
  • Newer concrete technology (Fibre-reinforced concrete)

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Professional Engineer, Engineers Australia
  • Graduate member, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
  • Graduate member, Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)
  • Certified Trainer for BIM Modeller


  • Book Chapter Ohueri, CC, Enegbuma, WI, Kuok, KK, Wong, NM, Ng, LT & Kenley, R 2019, ‘Preliminary evaluation of synergizing BIM and Malaysian carbon reduction and environmental sustainability tool’, in P Kaparaju, R Howlett, J Littlewood, C Ekanyake, L Vlacic (eds), Sustainability in Energy and Buildings 2018: proceedings of the 10th International Conference in Sustainability on Energy and Buildings, ISBN: 978-3-030-04293-6, vol. 131, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 218-227.
  • Book Chapter Ng, LT, Ong, DEL, Wong, WSH, Gannilegedera, DA, Jong, BF & Chua, HS 2015, ‘Real-time monitoring and assessment of groundwater responses due to dewatering of an abandoned 7m deep excavation pit in Kuching City’, in F Oka, A Murakami, R Uzuoka & S Kimoto (eds), Computer methods and recent advances in geomechanics: proceedings of the 14th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Recent Advances in Geomechanics, ISBN: 978-1-138-00148-0, Taylor and Francis Group, London, UK, pp. 1205-1211.
  • Conference paper Ng, LT, Tang, ACS & Looi, DTW 2021, ‘A proposed strut efficiency factor for strut-and-tie design of steel fibre-reinforced concrete’, 2nd International Conference on Recent Trends in Construction Materials and Structures, ICON2021, November 25-26, Vellore, India.
  • Conference paper Ng, LT, Wong, ESW & Looi, DTW 2020, ‘Feasible design tensile capacity of post-installed anchors based on the new Eurocode 2: Part 4 (2018)’, 5th International Conference on Sustainable Civil Engineering Structures and Construction Materials, SECSCM 2020, December 8-9, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Conference paper Ng, LT, Ong, DEL & Wong, WSH 2016, ‘Building responses due to dewatering of an abandoned 7m deep excavation pit’, 19th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference & 2nd AGSSEA Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 835-840.