Zhuoyuan Cheng

Dr Cheng Zhuoyuan

Head, Building & Project Management, Graduate Diploma in Project Management and Master of Built Environment Programme

School of Science and Technology

Tel: +65 6240 8962

Email: enljaGVuZ0BzdXNzLmVkdS5zZw==

Educational Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Nanyang Technological University

B.Eng (Civil), Nanyang Technological University

Academic and Professional Experience

2023 - Present
Senior Lecturer, School of Science and Technology, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore

2020 - 2022

Lecturer, School of Science and Technology, Singapore University of Social Sciences, Singapore

Ng, W.X.; Cheng, Z.Y.; Peh, L.C. (2024)
Application of Virtual Reality (VR) in Facility Management Competency-based Training (CBT) in the Era of Industrie 5.0. IgMin Res. April 09, 2024; 2(4): 189-198.

Nyunt T.T., Cheng Z., Zulkati, A. & Chin KK. (2023)
“Assessment of Pavement Structural Condition Using Falling Weigh Deflectometer: Singapore’s Case Study”, Proceedings of the XXVIIth World Road Congress, Paper ID IP0032, Prague, Czech Republic

Cheng, Z., & Leong, E. C. (2023)
Measurement of Dynamic and Static Properties of Residual Soil Using a Modified Cyclic Triaxial Apparatus. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 46(6).

Cheng, Z. (2023)
Design of Shallow and Deep Foundations, 1st Edition: Roger Frank, Fahd Cuira, Sébastien Burlon, 1 August 20, 2021 by CRC Press, 232 pp., ISBN 9781032016887. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 17(4), 448. https://doi.org/10.1080/19386362.2023.2238471

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2023)

"Comparing the trend of Vs at similar range of saturated and saturated stress state variables", Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Milos, Greece

Nyunt T.T., Cheng, Z., Anggraini, Z., Koh, P.P. & Chin, K.K., (2022)
"Analysis and visualization for pavement condition assessment using network-level survey data", The 9th Symposium on Pavement Surface Characteristics, paper ID 176, Milan, Italy.

Leong, E. C., & Cheng, Z. (2022)
A geometry-modelling method to estimate landslide volume from source area. Landslides, 1-15.

Cheng, Z. and Leong, E.C. (2022)
Discussion of "Poisson’s Ratio Characteristic Curve of Unsaturated Soils" by Sannith Kumar Thota, Toan Duc Cao, and Farshid Vahedifard (2022), Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 148(6).

Leong, E. C., & Cheng, Z. Y. (2019)

Timoshenko beam effect in flexural resonant column tests. Soils and Foundations, 59(1), 234-239.

Cheng, Z. and Leong, E.C. (2018)
Determination of damping ratios for soils using bender element tests, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol 111: 8-13

Leong, E. and Cheng, Z. (2016)
Effects of Confining Pressure and Degree of Saturation on Wave Velocities of Soils, International Journal of Geomechanics, Vol. 16(6)

Cheng, Z. and Leong E.C. (2016)
Finite element simulations of wave propagation in soils using a Viscoelastic model, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Vol. 88: 207-214

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2015)
Damping characteristics of sand-rubber chip mixtures as a seismic barrier, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Design and Analysis of Protective Structures, Singapore

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2015)
Relationship between water retention, stiffness and damping ratio in soils, Proceedings of the 12th Australia New Zealand Conference on Geomechanics, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 1-8

Cheng, Z.Y. and Leong, E.C. (2014)
A hybrid bender element–ultrasonic system for measurement of wave velocity in Soils, ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, Vol 37(3): 1-13

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2014)
Effect of confining pressure and degree of saturation on damping ratios of sand, International Conference on Unsaturated Soils: Research & Applications 1, Sydney, Australia, pp. 227-232

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2013)
Ultrasonic testing of unsaturated soils, Proceedings of ISSMGE TC-101 Workshop - Multiphysical Testing of Soils and Shales, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 105-110

Cheng, Z.Y. & Leong, E.C. (2011)
Estimation of P-wave velocities for unsaturated geo-materials, Proceedings of the 5th Asia Pacific Conference on Unsaturated Soils, Pattaya, Thailand, pp. 623-628

  • Member, GeoSS
  • Member, IES
  • Technical Committee on Civil and Geotechnical Works
  • SAC Technical Assessor
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Reviewer, Canadian Geotechnical Journal
  • Reviewer, Géotechnique Letters

2015 - 2020
C&S Engineer, Surbana Jurong Consultants Private Limited

  • Soil Dynamics
  • Advanced Laboratory and Field Tests
  • Numerical Modelling
  • Foundation Engineering
  • IES/ISTRUCTE Gold Medal cum Book Prize (2010 - 2011)
  • TUCSS Geotechnical Engineering Award (2010 - 2011)
  • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal Award (2010 - 2011)
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