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Project tile: Influence of a fast-locked inter-module connection on the lateral behaviour of multi-storey modular building
Malaysian only
CGPA > 3.0 in Bachelor degree


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Chua Yie Sue joined Monash University as an academic staff in year 2019. She was a Research Fellow working in a modular construction research project under Sembcorp-NUS Corporate Laboratory, National University of Singapore. She also attached in Surbana Jurong working on modular building for Housing and Development Board (HDB) Singapore. She completed her PhD from NUS in year 2017. Her research interests focus on global behaviour and robustness of high-rise modular construction, design of connection and design of protective material against impact.

Research interests

Modular construction, connection design, robustness, impact, biomimicry

Education/Academic qualification

Civil Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy , Fish scale-cellular composite system for protection against low-velocity impact, National University of Singapore

Award Date: 31 Jan 2017

Civil Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honours)

Award Date: 26 Sept 2012

Research area keywords

  • Modular construction
  • connection design
  • robustness
  • impact
  • biomimicry

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