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Dr Wai Ming Cheung

Assistant Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

EE Waimingcheung Staffprofile 255He was a Post Doctoral Research Officer at the University of Bath, UK where he conducted research on through-life costing in designing defence electronic systems. Previously he was a researcher at the University of Durham focused on research and applications of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) techniques to capture and reuse of design and manufacturing knowledge to improve the product development process. He obtained his PhD degree in engineering from the University of Durham. Prior to this, he studied master and bachelor degrees in manufacturing and mechanical engineering at Loughborough and Strathclyde.

To challenge the development of greener and cleaner approach in terms of global product development. His research addresses new advances in “Clean and Sustainable Technology” and reviews its implications in the sustainable industry. His research focuses on various implementation pathways (such as new materials, design approaches, process, production systems, life cycle engineering approaches, etc.) to produce products with minimum material wastages, low carbon footprint, low cost and less energy requirement.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Comparing non-biodegradable plastic with environmentally friendly natural fibre composite on car front bumpers design, Sidde, S., Cheung, W., Leung, P. 22 Nov 2023, In: Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
  • A Cradle-to-Deposition Life Cycle Assessment of Emerging Photovoltaic Materials, Cheung, W. 1 Feb 2022, In: International Journal of Energy, Environment and Economics
  • A scenario-based approach to predict energy demand and carbon emission of electric vehicles on the electric grid, Cheung, W. 1 Nov 2022, In: Environmental Science and Pollution Research
  • Implications of geographical locations for hybrid floating solar and floating wind energy, Leung, P., Cheung, W. 14 Dec 2022, 2022 7th International Conference on Environment Friendly Energies and Applications (EFEA), Piscataway, US, IEEE
  • A whole life cycle performance-based ECOnomic and ECOlogical assessment framework (ECO2) for concrete sustainability, Hafez, H., Kurda, R., Al-Ayish, N., Garcia-Segura, T., Cheung, W., Nagaratnam, B. 10 Apr 2021, In: Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Crack Detection and Localisation in Steel-Fibre-Reinforced Self-Compacting Concrete Using Triaxial Accelerometers, Ramli, J., Coulson, J., Martin, J., Nagaratnam, B., Poologanathan, K., Cheung, W. 14 Mar 2021, In: Sensors
  • An Investigation into UK Government Policy and Legislation to Renewable Energy and Greenhouse Gas Reduction Commitments, Raybould, B., Cheung, W., Connor, C., Butcher, R. 1 Mar 2020, In: Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
  • Comparative life cycle assessment between imported and recovered fly ash for blended cement concrete in the UK, Hafez, H., Kurda, R., Cheung, W., Nagaratnam, B. 20 Jan 2020, In: Journal of Cleaner Production
  • Rheological properties of self-compacting concrete with 3-dimensional fibres, Ramli, J., Nagaratnam, B., Poologanathan, K., Cheung, W., Suntharalingam, T., Richardson, A. 16 Oct 2020, Proceedings of the 5th World Congress on Civil, Structural, and Environmental Engineering, Orléans, Avestia
  • A Proposed Performance Based Approach for Life Cycle Assessment of Reinforced Blended Cement Concrete, Hafez, H., Cheung, W., Nagaratnam, B., Kurda, R. 13 Jul 2019, Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies (SCMT5), London, Kingston University London

  • Hisham Hafez Developing ECO2: A Performance Based Ecological and Economic Framework and Tool for Sustainability Assessment of Concrete Start Date: 01/10/2018 End Date: 26/10/2021
  • Matthew Ozoemena Sustainability Assessment of Wind Turbine Design Variations: An Analysis of the Current Situation and Potential Technology Improvement Opportunities Start Date: 29/10/2012 End Date: 13/06/2016
  • Haitem Fargani A Framework Incorporating Lean Six Sigma and Life-Cycle Assessment in Sustainable Manufacturing Start Date: 01/09/2013 End Date: 31/01/2018
  • Thomas Woods Process Mapping in New Product Development for Environmental Impact Reduction in Small and Medium Manufacturing Enterprises Start Date: 06/10/2010 End Date: 21/05/2015

  • Product Design and Manufacture PhD January 01 2008
  • Manufacturing Engineering MSc November 02 1998
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2011
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) Engineering Council UK (ECUK) 2009
  • Member (MIMechE) Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) 2009


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