Personal profile

Biography

Daniel joined Monash University as an academic staff of the Civil Engineering discipline in 2014. He was previously a research fellow at RMIT University and Swinburne University. He was part of a pioneering team to help establish the Civil Engineering discipline in both curriculum and research development.

Daniel coordinated and delivered new units in Civil Engineering programme when it was first introduced in 2014 in Monash Malaysia and also coordinate the accreditation requirements as the programme ‘grows up’. As an established researcher in materials, structures and infrastructure. He have developed a vibrant, industry connected research culture in his research team comprising of postdoctoral research fellows, research assistants, postgraduates and final year students. These research team are hired under various competitive sources of national and international funding.

Between 2015-2018, Daniel has secured research grants valued at RM1.301 million, including international grants with strong industry collaboration from local government, the concrete industry, engineering consulting companies and material developers. His skills in developing and sustaining strong relationships and maintaining credibility, with a diverse range of industry partners, complement his applied research strengths.

Research interests

  • Cement and concrete
  • Fire engineering
  • Infrastructure management
  • Vulnerability assessment framework for climate change

Monash teaching commitment

  • CIV2225 - Design of Steel and Timber Structures
  • CIV2410 - Project A
  • CIV3221 - Building Structures and Technology
  • CIV4211 - Project B

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Research area keywords

  • Cement and concrete
  • Fire engineering
  • Infrastructure management
  • Vulnerability assessment framework for climate change

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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