Professor Tommy Chan

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering


Personal details

Positions

Professor in Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Keywords

Bridge-Vehicle Interaction, Bridges, Fatigue Analysis, Highway Bridge Loadings (Static and Dynamic), Moving Force Identification, Non-destructive Damage Detection, Optical Fiber Sensors, Structural Dynamics, Structural Health Monitoring, Weigh-In-Motion Studies

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations


  • Founding Chair and President, the Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring (since 2009)
  • Member, the Institution of Engineers, Australia (since 1991)
  • Fellow, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Hong Kong (Fellow since 2011, Member since 1992)
  • Member, the Institution of Civil Engineers (since 1993)
  • Member, the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers (since 2002)
  • Chartered Professional Engineers, Australia (since 1991)
  • National Professional Engineer Registered in Civil (since 1994) & Structural (since 1997), Australia
  • Chartered Engineer, the Engineering Council, UK (since 1994)
  • Registered Professional Engineer, Hong Kong (1992-2007)

Teaching

Teaching areas

  • Structural Engineering
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Construction.

Experience

Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Research projects

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Response of Underground Transport Tunnels to Internal Blast and Mitigation Using Materials Technology
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor David Thambiratnam, Dr Tatheer Zahra
  • Predicting 3D soil settlement using precise GNSS data and machine learning
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Yanming Feng
  • Damage Identification of Civil Structures Using Modal Kinetic Energy Change and Correlation Approach
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Khac Duy Nguyen
  • Train-track-bridge dynamic interaction subject to train braking and acceleration
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Craig Cowled
  • Mitigating Severity of Longitudinal Interaction of the Rail - Track - Bridge System in Transition Zones for Safer Trains
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor David Thambiratnam
  • Effective Assessment of Large Hot Riveted Steel Bridge Structures
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor David Thambiratnam