Senior Lecturer / Master of Construction Management / CEng, MWA, BEM, IEM, EIT
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Environmental) (Tennessee Technology University, USA)
M.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Environmental) (Tennessee Technology University, USA)
B.Sc. in Civil Engineering (Structural) (Tennessee Technology University, USA)
Matthew specializes in Environmental Engineering, with a particular interest in Water and Wastewater Engineering and Waste Management. He has 20 years of teaching and industrial experience with supervisory roles under the USA, Singapore, and Malaysia’s KPI-driven environment. Matthew managed to develop strategic plans and proposals for securing research and industrial project funding from the government agencies and industrial partners, such as Zabel (USA), NEA-ETRP Grant (Singapore), MIT-SMART Grant (Singapore), SRDC Grant (Malaysia), and FRGS Grant (Malaysia). He led an academic team to develop and deliver a new Master of Construction Management (by coursework) program for adult learners using the Problem-based Learning (PBL) pedagogy approach. He has been nominated and received a few awards, including Vice-Chancellor’s Industry Engagement Award (2019), Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence (2019), Top 3 Winner of Most Innovative Project Awards (2015), Commendation Award from Sembcorp Marine’s Green Wave Environmental Care Project (2015), Most Appreciated Student Mentors (2013 & 2014), and Best Certified PBL Facilitator (2011). Lastly, he is actively involved in several international community engagement projects in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia, Taiwan, USA, Singapore, and Malaysia.
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