Assoc. Prof. Ir. Dr. Lau Tze Liang

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POSITION

Associate Professor
Manager (Academic)


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

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

CONTACT
phone1 +604-599 6284
email1 celau@usm.my
domain 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. Tze Che Van & Tze Liang Lau (2021). "Experimental Evaluation of Reinforced Concrete Frames with Unreinforced Masonry Infills under Monotonic and Cyclic Loadings", International Journal of Civil Engineering, 19, pp. 401-419, Springer, ISSN: 1735-0522, DOI: 10.1007/s40999-020-00576-7.
    2. Ali Zaiter & Tze Liang Lau (2021). "Experimental Study of Jacket Height and Reinforcement Effects on Seismic Retrofitting of Concrete Columns", Structures, 31, pp. 1084-1095, Elsevier B.V., ISSN: 2352-0124, DOI: 10.1016/j.istruc.2021.02.020
    3. Wei Chek Moon, How Tion Puay & Tze Liang Lau (2021). "Investigations on the Effect of Roof Types on Wave Impinging on a Building: A Hybrid Experimental-Numerical Approach", Coastal Engineering, 103836, Elsevier B.V., ISSN: 0378-3839 DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2020.103836.
    4. Ali Zaiter & Tze Liang Lau (2020). "Review of Strengthening Reinforced Concrete Columns Using Reinforced Concrete Jackets", IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 614, 012063. https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/614/1/012063.
    5. Jian Yee Lee & Tze Liang Lau (2020). "Estimation of the Subsurface Structure in Georgetown, Penang Island Using Single Point Observation Technique", IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 614, 012066. https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/614/1/012066.
    6. Richard Eng Yao Ng & Tze Liang Lau (2020). "Experimental Study on a Traditional House in Sabah, Malaysia Using Shake Table", IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 614, 012065. https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/614/1/012065.
    7. Wei Chek Moon, How Tion Puay & Tze Liang Lau (2020). "Robust and Efficient 3-D Numerical Model for the Hydrodynamic Simulation of Tsunami Wave on Land", Advances in Water Resources, 146, 103762, Elsevier B.V., ISSN: 0309-1708, DOI: 10.1016/j.advwatres.2020.103762.
    8. Sabariah Musa, Le Bin Ng, Adel Ali Saeed Abduh Algheethi, Nor Azazi Zakaria & Tze Liang Lau (2020). "Groundwater Analysis for Unconfined and Clayey Layer by using Response Surface Methodology", Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 69(2), pp. I68-I76, Penerbit Akademia Baru, ISSN: 2289-7879.
    9. Wei Chek Moon, Tze Liang Lau & How Tion Puay (2020). "Experimental Investigations of Tsunami Loading on Internal Wall of a Building with Various Openings and Wall Configurations", Coastal Engineering, 158, 103691, Elsevier B.V., ISSN: 0378-3839, DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2020.103691.
    10. Wei Chek Moon, Tze Liang Lau, How Tion Puay & Pei Teng Lum. (2020). "Experimental Modeling of Tsunami-Like Waves Approaching the Gentle Coast of Malaysia", In: Airil Haimi Mohd Adnan (eds) Article Compilation Thesis in 5 Minutes (Series 2/2020), MNNF Publisher, eISBN: 978-967-18412-0-4, pp. 14-20.
    11. Kar Meng Ho & Tze Liang Lau (2020). "Seismic Performance of Soft Storey Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Ranau, Sabah Subjected to Design Seismic Load Stipulated in Malaysia National Annex to Eurocode 8", In: Mohamed Nazri, Fadzli (eds) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 53, Proceedings of AICCE'19. AICCE 2019. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Vol 53. Springer, Cham. ISBN: 978-3-030-32815-3, pp. 1563-1574, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32816-0_120.
    12. Zheng Yang Khoo & Tze Liang Lau (2020). "Structural Response of Building in Ranau, Kota Kinabalu and Lahad Datu, Sabah under Different Earthquake Scenarios", In: Mohamed Nazri, Fadzli (eds) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 53, Proceedings of AICCE'19. AICCE 2019. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Vol 53. Springer, Cham. ISBN: 978-3-030-32815-3, pp. 1589-1603, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32816-0_122.
    13. Tze Che Van, Tze Liang Lau & Fadzli Mohamed Nazri (2020). "Investigation of Brick Masonry Behaviour under Uniaxial Compression Test at Different Scales", In: Mohamed Nazri, Fadzli (eds) Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, 53, Proceedings of AICCE'19. AICCE 2019. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, Vol 53. Springer, Cham. ISBN: 978-3-030-32815-3, pp. 177-185, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32816-0_10.
    14. Wei Chek Moon, Tze Liang Lau & How Tion Puay (2019). "Conservative and Oscillationless Semi-Lagrangian Schemes for Tsunami Modelling", Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 63(2), pp. 274-286, Penerbit Akademia Baru, ISSN: 2289-7879.
    15. 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, 61(4), pp 559-573, Taylor & Francis, ISSN: 2166-4250, DOI: 10.1080/21664250.2019.1672125.
    16. 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 Ltd., ISSN: 0029-8018, DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2019.106116.
    17. 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.
    18. 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.
    19. 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.
    20. 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.
    1. Tan Kang Chin (MSc)
    2. Lee Jian Yee (MSc)
    3. Richard Ng Eng Yao (MSc)
    4. Chin Wei Chun (MSc)
    5. Teoh Kooi Chuan (MSc)
    6. Wong Jia Hui (Undergraduate)
    1. EAS152 Strength of Materials
    2. EAS253 Theory of Structures
    3. EAS254 Structural Analysis
    4. EAA273 Civil Engineering Practice
    5. EAA485 Disaster Management
    6. EAS456 Advanced Structural Analysis
    7. EAS663 Dynamics and Stability of Structures
  • Microtremor Survey Instrument

    Heavy Structure Laboratory
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    Shaking Table

    Wave Flume for Tsunami Simulation