Academic Profile

Dr Yuen is currently Assistant Professor and Programme Director of MSc (Maritime Studies) at School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is also the recipient of the Inauguration Grant 2019, an award under the Singapore Teaching and Academic Research Talent Scheme.

Currently, he is serving as Associate Editor at Frontiers in Marine Science (SCI), Maritime Policy & Management (SSCI) and Asian Journal of Shipping and Logistics (ESCI), and Editorial Advisory Board Member at International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences (ESCI), Transportation Research: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Scopus) as well as Continuity & Resilience Review. His research interests include maritime logistics, marine policies and management, sustainability, corporate social responsibility, last-mile delivery, shared transport and economy, and technology innovation management.

His research is mainly published in maritime, logistics, health, sustainability, ocean environment and management journals. Some notable ones include Computers in Industry, Journal of Cleaner Production, Sustainable Cities and Society, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, International Journal of Production Economics, Marine Policy, Transport Policy, Transportation Research Part A, D, E & F.
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Asst Prof Yuen Kum Fai
Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

• Sustainable shipping management
• Maritime strategy
• Innovation and technology management
• Technology and public health management
• Resilience and continuity
• Supply chain management and
  • Developing Resources and Capabilities for Sustainable Shipping Management and Performance

  • Media Engagement of Stakeholders in Sustainable Maritime Transport: A Data Mining Approach

  • School Research Funding Support to Associate Chairs, Assistant Chairs and Prog Directors
  • Zhou, Q. & Yuen, K.F. (2021) “Low-sulfur fuel consumption: Marine policy implications based on game theory”, Marine Policy, 124, 104304

  • Zhou, Y., Yuen, K.F., Tan, B.S.Y & Thai, V.V. (2021) “Maritime knowledge clusters: A conceptual model and empirical evidence”, Marine Policy, 123, 104299

  • Tran, T.M.T., Yuen, K.F., Li, K.X. & Wang, X. (2020) “The antecedents of sustainable shipping management and organisational performance: resource accumulation and orientation perspectives”, International Journal of Physical Distribution and Logistics Management, 50(9/10), 883-854

  • Yuen, K.F., Wong, Y.D., Ma, F. & Wang, X. (2020) "The determinants of public acceptance of autonomous vehicles: An innovation diffusion perspective" Journal of Cleaner Production, 270, 121904

  • Wang, X., Yuen, K.F., Wong, Y.D. & Li, K.X. (2020) “How can the maritime industry meet Sustainable Development Goals? An analysis of sustainability reports from the social entrepreneurship perspective”, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and the Environment, 78, 102173

  • Yuen, K.F., Li, K.X., Ma, F. & Wang, X. (2020) “The effect of emotional appeal on seafarers’ safety behaviour: An extended health belief model” Journal of Transport & Health, 16, 100810

  • Ma, F., Liang, Y., Yuen, K.F., Wang, Y., Shi, W. & Zhu, Y. (2020) “Assessing the vulnerability of urban rail transit network under heavy air pollution: A dynamic vehicle restriction perspective”, Sustainable Cities and Society, 52, 101851