Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lau Tze Liang

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POSITION

Associate Professor of Structural Engineering


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
B.Eng (Hons.)(Civil) (USM)
MSc (Structural Engineering) (USM)
PhD (Civil) (Chula)

AREA OF EXPERTISE
| Structural Dynamics
| Microtremor Observation
| Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster Mitigation
| Hydrodynamic Forces on Structures 

CONTACT
| Tel: +604-599 6284
| Fax: +604-599 6906
| E-mail: celau@usm.my

| Personal Website
 

    1. Seismic Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Study for Lahad Datu, Sabah
    2. Estimation of Subsurface Structure of the Ground and Structural Response Assessment for Earthquake Risk Mitigation in Low to Moderate Seismic Hazard Countries
    3. Dynamic Charateristics of Ground Motion in Kuala Lumpur Using Microtremor Survey
    4. Tsunami Risk Reduction in Northwest Coast of Peninsular Malaysia
    1. Seismic Hazard and Structural Response Assessment for Low to Moderate Seismicity Countries
    2. Dynamic Characteristics of Ground Surface and Building using Microtremor Measurement
    3. Tsunami Forces on Structures and Tsunami Risk Mitigation
    4. Hydrodynamic and Debris Loadings on Bridges due to Flood
    1. Wei Chek Moon, & Tze Liang Lau & How Tion Puay. "Conservative and Oscillationless Semi-Lagrangian Schemes for Tsunami Modelling", Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, Penerbit Akademia Baru, ISSN: 2289-7879 (Accepted)
    2. Wei Chek Moon, Chung Leong Law, Kok Kei Liew, Foo Siong Koon & & Tze Liang Lau (2019). "Tsunami Force Estimation for Beachfront Traditional Buildings with Elevated Floor Slab in Malaysia", Coastal Engineering Journal, Taylor & Francis, ISSN: 2166-4250, DOI: 10.1080/21664250.2019.1672125.
    3. Wei Chek Moon, Lerk Qing Chiew, Kah Win Cheong, Yi Cong Tee, Jan Bong Chun & Tze Liang Lau (2019). "An Experimental Study for Estimating Tsunami Wave Forces Acting on Building with Seaward and Landward Macroroughness", Ocean Engineering, 186, 106116, Elsevier Science, ISSN: 0029-8018, DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2019.106116.
    4. Zaty Aktar Mokhtar, Thamer Ahmad Mohammed, Badronnisa Yusuf & Tze Liang Lau (2019). "Experimental Investigation of Tsunami Bore Impact Pressure on a Perforated Seawall", Applied Ocean Research, 84, pp 291-301, Elsevier Science, ISSN: 0141-1187, DOI: 10.1016/j.apor.2018.12.015.
    5. Kang Chin Tan, Yi Ben Cheah & Tze Liang Lau. (2018). "Estimation of Ground Structure at USM using Microtremor Observation Technique", E3S Web Conf., 65, 06001. DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/20186506001.
    6. Yi Ben Cheah & Tze Liang Lau. (2018). "Introducing a New Method for Ground Structure Estimation using Microtremor Array Observation Technique", E3S Web Conf., 65, 06007. DOI: 10.1051/e3sconf/20186506007.
    7. Wei Chek Moon, How Tion Puay & Tze Liang Lau. (2018). "Numerical Simulation of Free Surface Flow Using a Multiphase Model with Higher Order Scheme", AIP Conference Proceedings 2020, 020078. DOI: 10.1063/1.5062704.
    8. Chang Chyau Chiew, Yi Ben Cheah, Chin Guan Tan & Tze Liang Lau. (2017). "Estimation of Soft Sediment Thickness in Kuala Lumpur Based on Microtremor Observation Data", AIP Conference Proceedings 1892, 120002. DOI: 10.1063/1.5005743..
    9. Yang Soh Lim, Jun Pin Tan, Lerk Qing Chiew, Wai Hoe Chang & Tze Liang Lau. (2017). "An Investigation on Damaged Buildings in Ranau due the 2015 Sabah Earthquake", AIP Conference Proceedings 1892, 120015. DOI: 10.1063/1.5005756.
    10. Kenny Chia & Tze Liang Lau (2017). "Relationship between Soft Stratum Thickness and Predominant Frequency of Ground Based on Microtremor Observation Data", AIP Conference Proceedings 1865, 090003. DOI:10.1063/1.4993404.
    11. Tze Che Van, Tze Liang Lau & Chai Fung Mok (2016). "Selection of Ground Motion Attenuation Models for Peninsular Malaysia due to Far-Field Sumatra Earthquakes", Natural Hazards: Journal of the International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, Springer; International Society for the Prevention and Mitigation of Natural Hazards, 80(3), pp 1865-1889, ISSN: 0921-030X, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-015-2036-8.
    12. Tze Liang Lau, Kok Keong Choong, Taksiah A. Majid, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani & Shusaku Inoue (2015). "Estimation of Tsunami Force for Onshore Buildings in the Northwest Coast of Peninsular Malaysia", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, ISSN: 1662-7482. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.802.172. Vol. 802, pp. 172-177.
    13. Wei Chek Moon, Lerk Qing Chiew, Kah Win Cheong, Yi Cong Tee, Jan Bong Chun & Tze Liang Lau (2015). "Experimental Study on the Effect of Macroroughness on Tsunami Flow and Loading of Building", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, ISSN: 1662-7482. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.802.190. Vol. 802, pp. 190-195.
    14. Tze Che Van, Tze Liang Lau, Taksiah A. Majid, Kok Keong Choong & Fadzli Mohamed Nazri (2015). "Modification of Published Prediction Model of Ground Motion Due to Sumatra Subduction Earthquakes for the Application in Peninsular Malaysia", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, ISSN: 1662-7482. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.802.34. Vol. 802, pp. 34-39.
    1. Van Tze Che (PhD)
    2. Tan Kang Chin (MSc)
    3. Ali Zaiter (MSc)
    4. Lee Jian Yee (Undergraduate)
    5. Lew Kah Wei (Undergraduate)
    6. Richard Ng Eng Yao (Undergraduate)
    1. EAS152 Strength of Materials
    2. EAS253 Theory of Structures
    3. EAS254 Structural Analysis
    4. EAS456 Advanced Structural Analysis
    5. EAS663 Dynamics and Stability of Structures
    6. EAS664 Principle of Structural Design
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    Wave Flume for Tsunami Simulation