Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Yuen Kum Fai
Assistant Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
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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 studies, supply chain management and 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, technology, health, sustainability, ocean environment and management journals. Some notable ones include Computers in Human Behavior, 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, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management and Technology Forecasting and Social Change.

Achievements
Programme Director for MSc (Maritime Studies), NTU, 2020 - present
Associate Editor for Frontiers in Marine Science (SCI), Frontiers, 2021 – present
Associate Editor for Maritime Policy & Management (SSCI), Taylor & Francis, 2018 – present
Associate Editor for Asian Journal of Shipping & Logistics (ESCI), Elsevier, 2021 – present
Editorial Advisory Board Member for International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences (ESCI), Emerald Publishing, 2020 – present
Editorial Advisory Board Member for Continuity & Resilience Review, Emerald Publishing, 2020 – present
Editorial Advisory Board Member for Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Elsevier, 2018 – present
Singapore Inauguration Grant Award 2019, Singapore Teaching and Academic Research Talent Scheme
Guest Editor for Frontiers in Public Health (SSCI) on topic 'Technologies in Social Distancing: Shopping, Consumption and Psychological Implications', 2020 – 2021
Guest Editor for International Journal of Environment and Public Health (SSCI) on topic 'Artificial Intelligence and Technologies in Pandemic Management', 2020 – 2021
Guest Editor for Sustainability (SSCI) on topic ‘Smart Multimodal Transportation’, 2020 – 2021
Guest Editor for Maritime Policy & Management (SSCI) on topic ‘Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Shipping’, 2019 - 2020
Guest Editor for Sustainability (SSCI) on topic ‘Sustainable Maritime Transportation Management and Policies’, 2019 – 2020
Innovation and technology management
Technology and public health management
Resilience and continuity
Supply chain management and logistics
Sustainable shipping management
Maritime strategy
 
  • Developing interdisciplinary problem-solving skills through role play in the Maritime Studies programme
  • Developing Resources and Capabilities for Sustainable Shipping Management and Performance
  • Maritime Studies Graduates Profiling: Career and Competency Mapping
  • Media Engagement of Stakeholders in Sustainable Maritime Transport: A Data Mining Approach
  • School Research Funding Support to Associate Chairs, Assistant Chairs and Prog Directors