Mr. Wong Chung Wan
M.Sc. (Building Science)
B.Eng. (Civil & Structural Engineering)
Mr. Wong has more than 30 years of extensive experience in materials consultancy, building envelope, building diagnosis and audit consulting works. He has undertaken a large number of projects providing 3rd party advisory and consulting services in building pathology, conservation and restoration of historical buildings, materials evaluation and environmental studies. In the course of this work, Mr. Wong has addressed numerous issues on durability and sustainability in both the design and construction stages such as service life prediction, durability study, maintainability, life cycle assessment (LCA) and conservation and restoration of buildings.
Mr Wong has co-authored Building Facades: A Guide to common Defects in Tropical Climates and presented at several conservation conferences locally and overseas. He has also served as technical expert and expert witness.
His current portfolio includes:
- Lecturer, BCA Academy on Green Mark Facilities Managers Course
- Expert Member, International Scientific Committee on the Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural Heritage (ISCARSAH)
- Member, Technical Committee for Architectural Finishes, Singapore Productivity and Standards Board (SPRING); Convener of Working Group for Ceramic Tiles and Tiling Works
- Member, Façade Technical Committee, Institute of Engineers Singapore
- Member, Institute of Engineers Singapore
Ms. Foo Chin Peng
MBA, M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering)
B.Eng. (Mechanical & Production Engineering)
Aside from being the administrator of the organization, Chin Peng manages building audit projects and played instrumental roles in those involving indoor environment issues. Amongst her recent works include mold infestation problems and indoor environmental issues. She has developed mould investigation and testing procedures using traditional and modern techniques for systematic analysis of affected space. Her diagnosis works involved metal (stainless steel, aluminum, iron and titanium) and glass.
She leads Research and Development projects within the organization to develop new products and services. She was principal in the development of asset inspection software, aimed at improving productivity, and minimizing errors. Her other key role includes identifying and adopting suitable techniques for diagnosis. These were achieved through intensive networking with industry partners, government agencies and commercial organizations. Her works has developed several applications in the organization including ARCGIS, mold investigation, diagnosis, testing and decontamination, building science involving simulation tool WUFI (Wärme Und Feuchte Instationär developed by Fraunhofer Institute, Germany) and ANSYS
Her other pet interests include conservation of heritage assets such including buildings, bronze statues, cast iron fountains and other architectural structures. She has keen interest in latest technology particularly relating to building science and Internet of Things.
- Mold Infestation in Buildings of Warm Humid Climate – Case Studies at Healthy Buildings 2017 Europe
- Investigation and Diagnosis of Mold Infestation in Buildings of Warm Humid Climate at Healthy Buildings Asia 2018
- Restoration and Moisture Investigation Methods in Singapore, Invited speaker at Australia Restoration Conference and Trade Show 2018
She is a member of ISIAQ (International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate) and IAQA (Indoor Air Quality Association, Singapore Chapter).
Ms Ryanne Tang Hui Shan
M.Sc. (Material Science & Engineering)
B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry & Biological Science
Ryanne has more than 5 years of experience in the following fields:
- Building Pathology and Forensic
- Conservation and Restoration of Buildings and Monuments
Ryanne is actively involved in building diagnosis for both new-built and existing structures, material consultancy for conservation and restoration of historical buildings, and performance evaluation of various innovative building products. Her works spanned across the Southeast Asia region including Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar.
In building diagnosis, Ryanne has investigated failures of architectural finishes such as discoloration and debonding of ceramic tiles, natural and agglomerated stones, problems with paints/coatings/waterproofing membranes and poor integrity floor screed. She has also carried out investigation of structural related problems such water seepage, fire-damaged structures, shattering and defects on glass, degradation of timbers and corrosion of metals. Aside from these, Ryanne was also involved in audit of the built environment encompassing slip and skid hazards of floors, mold/fungi infestation etc. Amongst the notable projects which Ryanne has tackled include high rise condominiums and office towers, six-star hotels, bio-tech buildings and country club facilities in Malaysia etc.
Ryanne is currently the material consultant for several notable conservation projects. These include the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station (CCL6 Development), the Cathedral of Good Shepherd and Myanmar Railway Building, Yangon (Landmark Project). Her previous restoration projects covered the Merlion Statue, Sofitel Hotel and Parliament Building (Malaysia). She was also involved in the condition assessments for the National Art Gallery (Former Supreme Court and City Hall), Capitol Development, CHIJMES and Mt. Sophia development.
Ryanne is one of the collaborator with Tongji University (Shanghai) and WHITRAP Shanghai and Suzhou to promote knowledge exchange for conservation and restoration of historical buildings in the Asia Pacific region. She had participated in and was also the co-author of several papers for International Conference on Sustainable Building Restoration and Revitalization, Shanghai – 2013 and International Conference on Conservation and Restoration Technology of Historic Timber Architecture, Wenzhou – 2014. Moreover, she was one of the trainers on “Construction and Conservation Techniques of Traditional Brick Masonry and Lime Plastered Buildings in the Tropical Climate” for NUS Tun Tan Cheng Centre for Asian Built Heritage Conservation Field School program.
Mr. Lionel Foo Mou Hsien
B.Eng. (Civil & Structural Engineering)
Dip. Mechanical Engineering
Lionel has more than five years of civil engineering related experience. He also has been responsible for property management as well as marketing of building materials. At MAEK, Lionel has been played a key role in various conservation projects, including material consultant, advising developer, architect, contractors and material suppliers. He was involved in various conservation projects, including the Ellison Building, Raffles Hotel, National Art Gallery and Capitol Building. He is also active in diagnosis projects, leading the team in projects at local high-rise commercial, residential towers and clean room laboratory.
Lionel is well versed with knowledge of various engineering materials and non-destructive techniques, such as ultrasonic pulse echo, surface penetrating radar and microwave moisture measurement. He is also a licensed Level 2 Infra-red Thermographer.
Prior to joining MAEK, Lionel has worked as a senior property executive at a multi-national firm, providing technical support for property developer. He also experiences with material suppliers, providing technical sales support for building products.
Mr. Ng Yi Hao
Consultant (Mech Eng)
B. Eng (Mech)
Yi Hao holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering). His area of expertise and interest are in ventilation and air flow of building. He is also interested in materials characterisation techniques. He is also responsible for our laboratory operations and supports petrography samples preparation and analysis. His daily works involve conducting various assessment using non-destructive techniques such as timber resistograph, infra-red thermography, ground penetrating radar, ultrasound tomography, microwave moisture measurement and many more.
Yi Hao has played a large and effective role in providing consultancy in air-flow related project, moisture in flooring and structure related issues. He is also familiar with simulation software including Ansys, CATIA and ArcGIS. He also helps to develop in-house use application to increase the efficiency of data collection and report generation for SLA Asset Assessment for over 200 buildings.
He has strong affinity in software and computing. He provides tremendous support in various automation project and also holds the CAAS UAV Pilot License. With this, he has completed several aerial inspections using drone at Haw Par Villa, Malay Heritage Centre, St Josephs Church, Golden Bell and Abdul Gafoor Mosque.
Ms. Zoe Du Ziran
B.Eng. (Hons) Civil Engineering
Dip. Civil Engineering with Business
Prior to joining MAEK, Zoe has worked as an assistant civil engineer as an intern, she is skilled with various drafting software such as AutoCAD and BIM, equip her with the understanding of the design procedure and construction process.
She also has worked in interior design industry back in Australia, allowing her to familiarise with various design software such as Photoshop and SketchUp etc, allowing her to utilise her software skill in various projects.
Currently conducting condition assessment, preparation of tender specification and project management. She is involved in condition assessment of various national monuments around in Singapore, employing the use of various non-destructive test methods to determine the condition of the historical buildings.
Ms. Jin Ke Fan
MSc (Conservation), B. Eng (Architecture)
Kefan was trained as an architect and have a good command of various software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Suite. She has also worked in the architecture and interior design industry in Mainland China.
After getting her Master’s degree in Architecture Conservation, Kefan joined MAEK and is involved in several projects, ranging from historical study, condition assessment, and project management. She has experience in architectural conservation of various religious as well as industrial heritage.
Mr Kong Vui Siong
M.Sc. , B. Sc (Geology)
Vui Siong is currently engaged in several conservation assessment and leads ISO/SEC 17025 certification projects.
He has experience in technical and supervisory aspects of laboratory material testing and is a trained geologist.
Mr. Chua Yong Zheng
Assistant Engineer – Laboratory
Diploma in Material Science
Yong Zheng is in charge of our in-house laboratory. He is responsible for the upkeep of laboratory, sample preparations and execution of laboratory tests. Yong Zheng is trained in the preparations of microscopy samples as well as petrography samples for various materials.
Besides laboratory works, he is also trained to carry out on-site non-destructive testing and samples extraction.
Ms. Yeh Yi Min
Consultant – Civil Engineer
Diploma in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, B. Eng (Environmental Engineering)
Yi Min interned at MAEK during her final year internship when she has assisted in several heritage assessment as well as R&D projects. She has particularly focused on the use of ground penetrating radar (GPR) for subsurface analysis. Since joining as full time staff, she has continued her works in assessment of heritage assets. She is currently involved in various diagnosis and heritage conservation projects including Blessed Sacrement Church, Former Beach Road Police Station and Bukit Chandu, while picking up on the use of non-destructive testing techniques.
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