Wai Meng QUACH, Stephen  郭偉明
Associate Professor
Personal Homepage: http://www.cis.umac.mo/~wmquach/

Academic Qualifications | Professional Experience | Honors and Awards | Teaching | Laboratory in Charge | Research | Selected Publications | Invited Lectures | Professional Affiliations | Services | Contact Details

Academic Qualifications
Professional Experience
Honors and Awards
Teaching

B.Sc. Courses (*current)

  1. Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEEB122)*
  2. Reinforced Concrete Design (CEEB321)*
  3. Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design (CEEB453)*
  4. Civil Engineering Project I (CEEB410)*
  5. Civil Engineering Project II (CEEB420)*
  6. Mechanics I: Statics (CIVL110)
  7. Mechanics II: Dynamics (CIVL213)
  8. Surveying (CIVL360)
  9. Technical Drawing I (DRWG100)
  10. Technical Drawing (DRWG101)
  11. Civil Engineering Drawing (DRWG130)
M.Sc. Courses (*current)
  1. Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity (CIEE702)*
  2. Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Members (CIEE730)*
PhD Courses (*current)
  1. Advanced Topics in Civil Engineering (CIEE805)*
B.Sc. Final Year Project Supervision
(^^ FST Dean’s FYP List Award; # Ocean-Tech Award winners for their excellent performance in thesis work)

Student (Year): Some other students (each year), …, C.S. HO (2014/2015), X. LIU (2013/2014), H. JI (2013/2014), Kam-Sim HOI^^ (2012/2013), Shao-Fu CHEN^^ (2012/2013), Jun CAO (2010/2011), Leng-Chong KONG (2009/2010), Ka-Kit LEONG (2009/2010), Sai LUO (2009/2010), Wai-Pan CHAO# (2008/2009), Ieng-Chi AOIEONG# (2008/2009), Pei QIU# (2007/2008), Meng-Zhe GAO (2005/2006), Weng-Hong HO (2003/2004), Kit-Hou LEI (2003/2004), Heng-Heng NG (2001/2002), Yi-Bin LI (2000/2001), Kai-Io MOK (2000/2001), Ka-Hou HO (1999/2000), Kin-Man KUOK (1999/2000), Kim-Hong LEONG (1999/2000)

M.Sc. Thesis Supervision

Student (Year): Some other students, …, K. YANG (Very Good, July 2014), J.F. HUANG (Excellent, May 2012), P. QIU^ (Excellent, Aug. 2011), C. CAI (Very Good, Nov. 2009).

^ Received the full scholarship for pursuing "Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions", Erasmus Mundus course [ course work taken in Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic; and thesis taken in Technical University of Catalonia, Spain (2011-2012) ].

PhD and Post-Doc Supervision

PhD students: Y. YAO, J.J. YAN, Y.T. MA, K.Y. KOK (Co-supervised external student).

Post-Doc: Dr. Z. Kong.

B.Sc. Thesis Examination Committee

Student (Year): Some other students (each year), ..., Tianlong YUE (2011/2012), Jiongyi ZHU (2011/2012), YaJuan DUAN (2010/2011), Hong-In HO (2010/2011), Rui GONG (2009/2010), Bing LIU (2009/2010), Fang-Zhou ZOU (2008/2009), Yi YANG (2008/2009), Shu-Yang CHEN (2008/2009), Dong-Ting LIAO (2008/2009), Meng-Soi LAI (2007/2008), On-Kei LOU (2006/2007), Ka-Man FU (2005/2006), Meng-Zhe GAO (2005/2006), Ka-Kit WONG (2004/2005), Man-I LAM (2003/2004), Ka-Man TOU (2003/2004), Weng-Hong HO (2003/2004), Kit-Hou LEI (2003/2004), Ka-Man NG (2002/2003), Heng-Tak CHOI (2002/2003), Ip-Man AO (2001/2002), Heng-Heng NG (2001/2002), Chon-Man TOU (2000/2001), Yi-Bin LI (2000/2001), Kai-Io MOK (2000/2001), Kuok-Si WONG (1999/2000), Chi-Lun NG (1999/2000), Wai-Kuong MA (1999/2000), Ka-Hou HO (1999/2000), Kin-Man KUOK (1999/2000), Kim-Hong LEONG (1999/2000)

M.Sc. Thesis Examination Committee

Student (Year): Some other students (each year), ..., Kun WANG (2013), Heqing MU (2010), Sin-Chi KUOK (2009), He ZHANG (2009), Siu-Kei LAU (2009), Jingjing DONG (2009)

PhD Thesis Examination Committee

Student (Year): Gilberto GARCIA (2017), Heqing MU (2014), and other PhD candidates from overseas universities

PhD Qualifying Examination Committee, PhD Thesis Proposal Assessment Panel

Student (Year): Some other students (each year), …, Ka-Man TOU (2013), Heqing MU (2013), Xiuxiu GUO (2012), Sin-Chi KUOK (2012), Hai-Tao ZHU (2008), Hon-Ping WONG (2007)


Laboratory in Charge
Research

Research Interests

Recent Research Projects and Grants

Recruitment of PhD Students and Postdoctoral Research Fellows


Selected Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Yao, Y.**, Quach, W.M., and Young, B. (2017), Finite element-based method for residual stresses in cold-formed steel hollow sections.
  2. Abambres, M., and Quach, W.M. (2015), Residual Stresses in Steel Members: A Review of Available Analytical Expressions, International Journal of Structural Integrity, International Journal of Structural Integrity, 7(1), pp.70-94.
  3. Quach, W. M., and Young, B. (2015), Material properties of cold-formed and hot-finished elliptical hollow sections, Advances in Structural Engineering, 18(7), pp.1101-1114.
  4. Quach, W. M., and Huang, J.F.** (2014), Two-stage stress-strain models for light-gauge steels, Advances in Structural Engineering, 17(7), pp.937-949.
  5. Quach, W. M., and Qiu, P.** (2014), Strength and ductility of corner materials in cold-formed stainless steel sections, Thin-Walled Structures, 83, pp.28-42.
  6. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2010), Effect of the manufacturing process on the behaviour of press-braked thin-walled steel columns, Engineering Structures, 32, pp.3501-3515.
  7. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2009), Residual stresses in press-braked stainless steel sections - I: Coiling and uncoiling of sheets, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 65, pp.1803-1815.
  8. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2009), Residual stresses in press-braked stainless steel sections - II: Press-braking operations, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 65, pp.1816-1826.
  9. Quach, W. M., and Qiu, P.** (2009), Accurate prediction of mechanical properties for cold-formed stainless steel section, Journal of Yantai University, Natural Science and Engineering Edition, 22(3), pp.217-228.
  10. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2008), Three-stage full-range stress-strain model for stainless steels, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 134(9), pp.1518-1527.
  11. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2007), Finite element predictions of residual stresses in cold-formed steel sections, Progress in Steel Building Structures, 9(3), pp.26-32.
  12. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2006), Finite element predictions of residual stresses in press-braked thin-walled steel sections, Engineering Structures, 28, pp.1609-1619.
  13. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2004), Residual stresses in steel sheets due to coiling and uncoiling: a closed-form analytical solution, Engineering Structures, 26, pp. 1249-1259

Conference Papers

  1. Yao, Y.**, Quach, W.M., and Young, B. (2018), Numerical simulation for residual stresses in cold-formed steel hollow sections, The 9th International Conference on Behaviour of Steel Structures in Seismic Areas (STESSA '18), 14-17 February 2018, Christchurch, New Zealand.
  2. Lau, H.H., Ting, T.Z.H., Quach, W.M., Tie, D.Y.X., Fairuz, S., and Ahmadi, A. (2016), A Study on Performances of Screw Connection for Cold-formed Steel Structures. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures, 7-9thDecember 2016, Hong Kong.
  3. Yao, Y.**, Quach, W.M., and Young, B. (2016), Finite Element Simulation for Residual Stresses in Cold-Formed Steel Tubes, Proceedings of the Recent Advances in Steel and Composite Structures 2014, Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of HKSTAM, the 12th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and its Application, 09 April 2016, Hong Kong, pp.25.
  4. Quach, W.M., and Young, B. (2015), Coupon tests and residual strain measurements of cold-formed and hot-finished elliptical hollow sections, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures (ICASS2015), July 21-24, 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, pp1-12.
  5. Quach, W.M., and Yang, K.** (2014), New stress-strain models for stainless steels, Proceedings of the Recent Advances in Steel and Composite Structures 2014, The Hong Kong Institute of Steel Construction (HKISC), Hong Kong, 1 December 2014, pp27-33.
  6. Yang, K.**, and Quach, W. M. (2013), New full-range stress-strain model for stainless steels, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of HKSTAM 2013, the 9th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics & Its Application, The 3rd Symposium on the Development of Mechanics in Macau, Hong Kong and Macau, 22-23 March 2013, pp.37
  7. Quach, W.M., and Qiu, P.** (2012), Strength and ductility of corner materials in cold-formed stainless steel sections, Fourth International Experts Seminar on Stainless Steel in Structures (Experts12), The Steel Construction Institute (SCI), Ascot, U.K., 6-7 December 2012 (http://www.steel-stainless.org/experts12) (Invited Presentation/Paper).
  8. Quach, W.M., and Cao, J.** (2012), Simplified residual stress model for press-braked stainless steel sections, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Steel Concrete Composite and Hybrid Structures (ASCCS2012), 2 4 July 2012, Singapore, pp.145-153.
  9. Quach, W.M., and Huang, J.F.** (2012), Stress-strain model for light-gauge steels with yield plateau prior to strain hardening, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Steel Concrete Composite and Hybrid Structures (ASCCS2012), 2 4 July 2012, Singapore, pp.154-162.
  10. Quach, W. M., and Qiu, P.** (2011), Numerical modelling of mechanical behaviour of cold-worked materials in cold-formed stainless steel sections, Proceedings of the 12th East the 15th Annual Conference of HKSTAM, the 7th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and its Application, the 2nd Symposium on the Development of Mechanics in Macau, 11–12 March, 2011, Hong Kong and Macau, pp.37.
  11. Quach, W. M., and Huang, J.F.** (2011), Stress-strain models for light gauge steels, Proceedings of the12th East Asia Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering & Construction (EASEC-12), Hong Kong, 26–28 Jan. 2011, pp.170-171 (full paper in CD Rom).
  12. Quach, W. M., and Cai, C.** (2010), Analytical solution for residual stresses in cold-formed stainless steel circular hollow sections due to cold bending, Proceedings of the13th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS 13), 15 – 17 December, 2010, Hong Kong, pp.241-248.
  13. Quach, W. M., and Cai, C.** (2010), Deformationally-induced residual stresses in cold-formed steel circular hollow sections: An analytical solution, Steel & Composite Structures– Proceedings of the 4th International Conference, 21 – 23 July 2010, Sydney, Australia, pp.310-311 (full paper in CD Rom).
  14. Quach, W. M., and Cai, C.** (2010), Deformationally-induced residual stresses in cold-formed stainless steel circular hollow sections: An analytical solution, Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of HKSTAM, the 7th Shanghai-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics & Its Application, Hong Kong, 13 March 2010, pp.51.
  15. Quach, W. M., and Qiu, P.** (2009), Accurate prediction of the mechanical properties of corner materials in cold-formed stainless steel sections, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures (2009-ISASCS), Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China, 23 April 2009, pp.87-99. (Invited Lecture/Paper)
  16. Quach, W. M., and Qiu, P.** (2009), Accurate prediction of mechanical properties for cold-formed stainless steel sections, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures (ISASCS 2009), Yantai, P.R. China, 25 April 2009, pp.41-56. (Invited Lecture/Paper)
  17. Bin, Y.**, and Quach, W. M. (2009), Analytical solution for residual stresses in cold-formed steel square hollow sections due to cold bending, Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference of HKSTAM 2008/2009, the 5th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics & Its Application, Symposium on the Development of Mechanics in Macau, Hong Kong and Macau, 13-14 March 2009, pp.12.
  18. Quach, W. M., and Qiu, P.** (2008), Numerical modelling of the stress-strain behaviour of corner materials in cold-formed stainless steel sections, Proceedings of the Eleventh East Asia Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering & Construction (EASEC-11), Taipei, 19-21 Nov. 2008, pp.132.
  19. Quach, W. M. (2008), Effect of the Manufacturing Process on the Mechanical Properties and Structural Behaviour of Cold-Formed Steel Member, Proceedings of the Technical Symposium on Profile Steel Deckings in Steel and Composite Structures, Macao, 17 October 2008, Macau Society of Metal Structures, pp.63-82. (Invited Lecture/Paper)
  20. Quach, W. M., Qiu, P.**, and Cai, C.** (2008), On the assessment of the effect of cold work in cold-formed stainless steel sections, Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures (2nd ISASCS 2008), 1 August 2008, Singapore, pp.110-131. (Invited Lecture/Paper)
  21. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2008), On the plane strain assumption in the modelling of the cold-forming process of press-braked columns, Thin-Walled Structures– Recent Innovations and Developments: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Thin-walled Structures (ICTWS 2008), Brisbane, Australia, 18–20 June 2008, Vol. 1, pp.289-296.
  22. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2008), Residual stresses in press-braked stainless steel sections: effects of coiling curvature and mechanical properties, Thin-Walled Structures– Recent Innovations and Developments: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Thin-walled Structures (ICTWS 2008), Brisbane, Australia, 18–20 June 2008, Vol. 2, pp.907-914.
  23. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G. and Chung, K. F. (2007), Analytical model for residual stresses in press-braked stainless steel thin-walled sections, Advances in Steel Structures: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures (ICASS 2007), Singapore, 5 – 7 December 2007, Research Publishing, Vol.3, pp.431-438.
  24. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G. and Chung, K. F. (2007), New full-range stress-strain model for stainless steels, Steel and Composite Structures: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (ICSCS07), Manchester, U.K., 30 July-1 August 2007, Taylor & Francis, pp.139-14.
  25. Quach, W. M. (2006), Residual stresses in press-braked steel sections and their effect on column behaviour, Proceedings of The Second International Symposium on Cold-formed Metal Structures (ISCMS‘06), Hong Kong, 8th December 2006, Hong Kong Institute of Steel Construction, pp.127-147. (Invited Lecture/Paper)
  26. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2006), Effect of the Manufacturing Process on the Behaviour of Steel Columns of Press-Braked Sections, Advances in Structural Engineering - Theory and Application: Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Structural Engineering for Young Experts (ISSEYE-9), Fuzhou & Xiamen, China, 18-21 August 2006, China Science Press, Vol. 2, pp.1329-1335.
  27. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2004), Residual stresses in steel sheets due to coiling and uncoiling, Progress in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation: Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation (SEMC 2004), 5-7 July 2004, Cape Town, South Africa, A.A. Balkema, pp.270.
  28. Quach, W. M., Teng, J. G., and Chung, K. F. (2003), Finite element predictions of residual stresses in cold-formed sections, Advances in Structures: Proceedings of the International Conference on Advances in Structures (ASSCCA'03), Sydney, Australia, 22-25 June, A.A. Balkema, pp.325-331.
  29. Quach, W. M., and Phipps, M. E. (1999), Parametric study of anchorage zone stresses in post-tensioned masonry diaphragm walls, Computational Mechanics for the Next Millennium - Solid Mechanics and Fluid Mechanics: Proceedings of  Fourth Asia-Pacific Conference on Computational Mechanics (APCOM'99), Singapore, 15-17 December 1999, Elsevier Science, pp.87-92.
  30. Quach, W. M. (1999), Finite element analysis of anchorage zone stresses in post-tensioned masonry diaphragm walls, Computational Methods in Engineering and Science: Proceedings of the International Conference on Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science (EPMESC VII), Macao, 2-5 August 1999, Elsevier Science, pp.413-423.

Edited Proceedings

  1. Quach, W. M. (2008), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Global Developments in Steel Structures, Macao, 6 December 2008, Macau Society of Metal Structures, Macao.
  2. Quach, W. M. (2008), Proceedings of the Technical Symposium on Profile Steel Deckings in Steel and Composite Structures, Macao, 17 October 2008, Macau Society of Metal Structures, Macao.

Theses

  1. Quach, W. M. (2005), Residual Stresses in Cold-Formed Steel Sections and Their Effect on Column Behaviour, PhD Thesis, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, August 2005.
  2. Quach, W. M. (1996), The Stress Distribution in the Anchorage Blocks of Prestressed Masonry, MSc Dissertation, U.M.I.S.T., U.K., October 1996.
  3. Quach, W. M. (1995), A Parametric Study of Cable-Stayed Bridge by Flexibility Method, BSc Thesis, University of Macau, Macau, June 1995.

** Students


Invited Lectures/Presentations
  1. “Civil Engineering and Civilization”, Escola Keang Peng (2016)
  2. Strength and ductility of corner materials in cold-formed stainless steel sections, Fourth International Experts Seminar on Stainless Steel in Structures (Experts12), The Steel Construction Institute (SCI), Ascot, U.K., 6–7 December 2012 (http://www.steel-stainless.org/experts12).
  3. Analytical solution for residual stresses in cold-formed steel circular hollow sections due to cold bending: An analytical solution, The International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures (ISASCS 2009), Nanchang, China, 12 Dec. 2009.
  4. Accurate prediction of the mechanical properties of corner materials in cold-formed stainless steel sections, The International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures (2009-ISASCS), Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China, 23 April 2009.
  5. Accurate prediction of mechanical properties for cold-formed stainless steel sections, The International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures (ISASCS 2009), Yantai, P.R. China, 25 April 2009.
  6. Effect of the Manufacturing Process on the Mechanical Properties and Structural Behaviour of Cold-Formed Steel Member, The Technical Symposium on Profile Steel Deckings in Steel and Composite Structures, Macao, 17 October 2008.
  7. On the assessment of the effect of cold work in cold-formed stainless steel sections, The Second International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures (2nd ISASCS 2008), Singapore, 1 August 2008.
  8. Residual stresses in press-braked steel sections and their effect on column behaviour, The Second International Symposium on Cold-formed Metal Structures (ISCMS'06), Hong Kong, 8th December 2006.

Professional Affiliations
Services

For Professional Societies and Institutions

  1. Academic Peer Reviewer for QS World University Rankings (2013-)
  2. Academic Advisor, Macau lnstitution of Engineers (AEM, 澳門工程師學會) (Since February 2014)
  3. Honorary Advisor, Macau Construction Association (MCA), Macau (December 2008~2010)
  4. Founding Chairman, Executive Board, Macau Society of Metal Structures (December 2007~2010)
  5. Advisor, Advisory Board, Macau Society of Metal Structures (December 2010~2013)
  6. Member-at-large, Executive Committee, Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (HKSTAM) (2010-2016)
  7. Chairman, Provisional Organizing Committee, Macau Society of Metal Structures (July - December 2007)
  8. External Associate Supervisor, Curtin University, Sarawak (Since 2017).
  9. Foreign Examiner, PhD Thesis Examination Committees of other overseas universities.
For Journals, Magazines and Conferences
  1. Associate Editor, Advances in Structural Engineering (An International Journal)
  2. Editorial Board Member (In charge of the Science-and-Technology Section), New Generation Magazine, Macau (1999 – 2000)
  3. Reviewer, Engineering Structures (An International Journal)
  4. Reviewer, Advances in Structural Engineering, (An International Journal)
  5. Reviewer, Advanced Steel Construction (An International Journal)
  6. Reviewer, Material Science and Engineering A (An International Journal)
  7. Reviewer, International Journal of Solids and Structures
  8. Reviewer, Thin-Walled Structures
  9. Reviewer, Journal of Constructional Steel Research
  10. Reviewer, Finite Elements in Analysis and Design
  11. Reviewer, Structural Engineering and Mechanics
  12. Reviewer, Engineering Failure Analysis
  13. Reviewer, ICE Journal – Structures and Buildings
  14. International Scientific Committee Member, The Eighth International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS 2018), 24–27 July 2018, Lisbon, Portugal. 
  15. Session Chair, The International Symposium on Design of Steel & Composite Structures in accordance with Eurocodes, 25 August 2017, Hong Kong.
  16. Member of Organizing Committee, The 4th PhD Student Research Seminar on Steel and Composite Structures, 26-28 August 2017, Hong Kong and Macau (co-organized by The University of Macau, The University of Hong Kong, and Tongji University).
  17. International Scientific Committee Member, The 8th International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures, 7-9th December 2016, Hong Kong.
  18. International Scientific Committee Member, The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures (ICASS’2015), 21–24 July 2015, Lisbon, Portugal (http://icass2015.ist.utl.pt/index.html)
  19. Session Chair, The Eighth International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures (ICASS’2015), 21–24 July 2015, Lisbon, Portugal (http://icass2015.ist.utl.pt/index.html)
  20. Moderator, 2014 MIECF (2014年澳門國際環保合作發展論壇), 27-29 March 2014, Macau.
  21. Technical Program Committee Chair, the 2013 International Conference on Mechanical Structures and Smart Materials (ICMSSM 2013), 16–17 Nov .,2013 Xiamen, China (http://www.icmssm.org/Committee.html)
  22. Member of Organizing Committee, the 17th Annual Conference of HKSTAM, the 9th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and its Application, the 3rd Symposium on the Development of Mechanics in Macau, 22–23 March, 2013, Hong Kong and Macau
  23. Session Chair, the International Symposium on Design of Steel & Composite Structures according to Eurocodes, 13 December 2013, Hong Kong
  24. Session Chair, the 17th Annual Conference of HKSTAM, the 9th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and its Application, the 3rd Symposium on the Development of Mechanics in Macau, 22–23 March, 2013, Hong Kong and Macau
  25. Session Chair, Fourth International Experts Seminar on Stainless Steel in Structures (Experts12), The Steel Construction Institute (SCI), Ascot, the United Kingdom, 6–7 December 2012
  26. Member of Organizing Committee, The 5th Cross-strait Conference on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, 13 - 15 July, 2011, Hong Kong
  27. Session Chair, the Third International Symposium on Innovative Design of Steel Structures, 28 June 2011, Hong Kong
  28. Session Chair, One-day seminar on The Design of Steel Structures -- Structural Hollow Sections, Hong Kong, 01 April 2011
  29. Session Chair, the 15th Annual Conference of HKSTAM, the 7th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and its Application, the 2nd Symposium on the Development of Mechanics in Macau, 11–12 March, 2011, Hong Kong and Macau
  30. Member of Organizing Committee, the 15th Annual Conference of HKSTAM, the 7th Jiangsu-Hong Kong Forum on Mechanics and its Application, the 2nd Symposium on the Development of Mechanics in Macau, 11–12 March, 2011, Hong Kong and Macau
  31. Session Chair, The 12th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-12), Hong Kong, 26-28 January 2011
  32. Member of Local Organizing Committee, The 13th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS13), Hong Kong, 15-17 December 2010
  33. Session Chair, The 13th International Symposium on Tubular Structures (ISTS13), Hong Kong, 15-17 December 2010
  34. Member of the Editorial and Programme Committee, the 12th International Conference on Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science (EPMESC XII), Macau, 30 November - 03 December 2009
  35. Chairman of the Organizing Committee, The International Symposium on Global Developments in Steel Structures, Macau, 6 December 2008
  36. Chairman of the Organizing Committee, The Technical Symposium on Profile Steel Deckings in Steel and Composite Structures, Macau, 17 October 2008
  37. Session Chair, The Second International Symposium on Innovative Design of Steel Structures, Hong Kong, 5 December 2008
  38. Session Chair, The Technical Symposium on Profile Steel Deckings in Steel and Composite Structures, Macau, 17 October 2008
  39. Session Chair, The Fifth International Conference on Thin-walled Structures (ICTWS 2008), Brisbane, Australia, 18–20 June 2008
  40. Member of the Organizing Committee, the 9th International Conference on Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science (EPMESC IX), Macau, November 2003
For Governmental Agencies
  1. Overseas Reviewer (for research proposals), Czech Science Foundation, Czech Republic (Since 2012)
  2. Overseas Reviewer (for ERG research proposals), Research Grants Council, Hong Kong S.A.R. Government (Since 2012)
  3. Technical Advisor, for Sichuan Post-disaster School Reconstruction Project hosted by DSEJ Macao S.A.R., September 2008
For University and Faculty
  1. College Affiliate, Ma Man Kei and Lo Pak Sam College - MLC (2016/2017)
  2. College Affiliate, Shiu Pong College (2015/2016)
  3. Participating in “Tea with Professor” organized by the Future Studies and Placement Center (since 2011)
  4. Faculty Coordinator, for Accreditation of BSc Programmes in FST (December 2010~July 2012)
  5. Departmental Coordinator (Programme Leader), Civil Engineering Programme Accreditation Committee, FST (2010)
  6. Student Advisor of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, FST Training and Placement Network (2008~2013)
  7. Mentor, Mentorship Program (Since 2005)
  8. Member of the Selection Panel for the Recommended Undergraduate Direct Admission (2006, 2007, 2010, 2011)
  9. Honorable Judge, Chain Reaction Contest, organized by FST Students’ Association (March 2010)
  10. Member, the Civil Engineering Program Review Committee (2007, 2009)
  11. Working Secretary, PhD Oral Defence Examination for Qian LI (2008)
  12. Faculty Representative of FST, in the Staff-Student Consultative Committee of the University of Macau (2005/2006)
  13. Team Leader and Technical Advisor of the University of Macau, participating the Inter-University Invitational Civil Engineering Competition (2004)
For Others
  1. Member of the Referee Panel, The 2011 Macao Science Center Writing Competition (2011年澳門科學館展覽觀感「探索科學館」徵文比賽), organized by Macao Science Center (澳門科學館), (2011)
  2. Member of the Organizing Committee, The 1999 and 2000 Macau High School Fun Science Competition (1999, 2000澳門中學生趣味科學比賽), organized by Education and Youth Affairs Department (澳門教育暨青年局), Associacao de Educacao de Macau (澳門中華教育會), University of Macau (澳門大學) and The Macau Institute of Engineers (澳門工程師學會), (1999, 2000)
  3. Member of the Referee Panel, The 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2007 Macau High School Fun Science Competition (1999, 2000, 2001, 2007澳門中學生趣味科學比賽), organized by Education and Youth Affairs Department (澳門教育暨青年局), Associacao de Educacao de Macau (澳門中華教育會), University of Macau (澳門大學) and The Macau Institute of Engineers (澳門工程師學會), (1999-2007)

Contact Details

Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Macau, E11
Avenida da Universidade, Taipa,
Macau, China

Room: E11-3006
Telephone: (853) 8822-4358
Fax: (853) 8822-2426
Email: wmquach
Personal Homepage: http://www.cis.umac.mo/~wmquach/