Professor Chi King Lee

Deputy Head of School & Final Year UG Project Coordinator
School of Engineering and Information Technology
+61 2 6268 8059

LOCATION

Room 211, Building 17
UNSW Canberra
Northcott Drive, Campbell, ACT 2600

  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Professor Chi-King Lee has been working in the areas of finite element modelling and structural engineering for many years. His main research interests include steel structure, sustainable building structure system and protective engineering for structures. He acts as reviewer for many international journals in the areas of numerical modelling, structural mechanics and engineering. He also worked as a consultant for the PSA Singapore on the dynamic fatigue study of container quay cranes as well as for a building design software company to provide recommendations on the implementation of their analysis and design software.

Education
PhD University of London, Imperial College, London 1996
MPhil University of Hong Kong 1993
BSc(Eng) University of Hong Kong 1989

Professional Affiliations
Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Member, Singapore Structural Steel Society (SSSS)

Career History
June 2015–Present, Professor in Civil Engineering, School of Engineering & IT, UNSW Canberra, Australia
1998-2000 Lecturer, 2000-2001 Assistant Professor, 2002–June 2015 Associate Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
1996-1997 Post-doctoral fellow and honorary lecturer, Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Research Interests
Steel structures and sustainable Building Structure System: Use of high strength steel and engineered cementitious composites in structural engineering, Integrated design procedure for optimal sustainable building structural system

Protective engineering for structures: Explosion safety of ammunition magazines, Impact and ricochet behaviours of explosion debris, Combined blast and fragment loading on structures, Progressive collapse of reinforced concrete structures

Book Chapters

Meng D; Zhang YX; Lee CK, 2020, 'Structural Performance of Steel Reinforced PVA-ECC Beams Subjected to Fatigue Flexural Loading', in Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, pp. 419 - 426, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_41

Journal articles

Meng D; Lee C; Zhang Y, 2019, 'Flexural fatigue properties of a polyvinyl alcohol-engineered cementitious composite', Magazine of Concrete Research, vol. 71, pp. 1130 - 1141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jmacr.18.00197

Meng D; Zhang YX; Lee CK, 2019, 'Flexural fatigue behaviour of steel reinforced PVA-ECC beams', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 221, pp. 384 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.06.088

Xu J; Lee CK; Tan KH, 2019, 'A study on the locally high-gradient displacement field resulted from plastic hinges in steel beams', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol. 22, pp. 2345 - 2358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1369433219839814

Kabir MI; Lee CK; Rana MM; Zhang YX, 2019, 'Flexural and bond-slip behaviours of engineered cementitious composites encased steel composite beams', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 157, pp. 229 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2019.02.032

Rana MM; Khan A; Del Linz P; Lee CK; Fung TC, 2019, 'Effect of cased charges on plain steel and steel-concrete sandwich targets', Thin-Walled Structures, vol. 136, pp. 302 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2018.12.022

Chen C; Chiew SP; Zhao MS; Lee CK; Fung TC, 2019, 'Welding effect on tensile strength of grade S690Q steel butt joint', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 153, pp. 153 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2018.10.009

Jiang J; Zhang J; Liu J; Chiew SP; Lee CK, 2018, 'Effect of welding and heat treatment on strength of high-strength steel columns', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 151, pp. 238 - 252, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2018.09.027

Lim NS; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2018, 'A simplified model for alternate load path assessment in RC structures', Engineering Structures, vol. 171, pp. 696 - 711, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2018.05.074

Rana MM; Lee CK; Al-Deen S; Zhang YX, 2018, 'Flexural behaviour of steel composite beams encased by engineered cementitious composites', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 143, pp. 279 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2018.01.004

Lim NS; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2017, 'Effects of rotational capacity and horizontal restraint on development of catenary action in 2-D RC frames', Engineering Structures, vol. 153, pp. 613 - 627, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.09.059

Krauthammer T; Lee CK; Zhao Z, 2017, 'Guest Editorial', Engineering Structures, vol. 149, pp. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.09.003

Weng J; Lee CK; Tan KH; Lim NS, 2017, 'Damage assessment for reinforced concrete frames subject to progressive collapse', Engineering Structures, vol. 149, pp. 147 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.07.038

Jiang J; Chiew SP; Lee CK; Tiong PLY, 2017, 'Numerical investigation of high-strength built-up box columns', Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers: Structures and Buildings, vol. 170, pp. 653 - 663, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/jstbu.16.00111

Weng J; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2017, 'Adaptive superelement modeling for progressive collapse analysis of reinforced concrete frames', Engineering Structures, vol. 151, pp. 136 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.08.024

Meng D; Lee CK; Zhang YX, 2017, 'Flexural and shear behaviours of plain and reinforced polyvinyl alcohol-engineered cementitious composite beams', Engineering Structures, vol. 151, pp. 261 - 272, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.08.036

Huang T; Zhang YX; Lo SR; Lee CK, 2017, 'Experimental study on crack bridging in engineered cementitious composites under fatigue tensile loading', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 154, pp. 167 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.07.193

Lim NS; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2017, 'Experimental studies of 3D RC substructures under exterior and corner column removal scenarios', Engineering Structures, vol. 150, pp. 409 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.07.041

Weng J; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2017, 'Modeling progressive collapse of 2D reinforced concrete frames subject to column removal scenario', Engineering Structures, vol. 141, pp. 126 - 143, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2017.03.018

Meng D; Huang T; Zhang YX; Lee CK, 2017, 'Mechanical behaviour of a polyvinyl alcohol fibre reinforced engineered cementitious composite (PVA-ECC) using local ingredients', Construction and Building Materials, vol. 141, pp. 259 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.02.158

Zhao MS; Lee CK; Fung TC; Chiew SP, 2017, 'Impact of welding on the strength of high performance steel T-stub joints', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 131, pp. 110 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.12.023

Jiang J; Chiew SP; Lee CK; Tiong PLY, 2017, 'An experimental study on residual stresses of high strength steel box columns', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 130, pp. 12 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.11.025

Chen C; Zhang X; Zhao M; Lee CK; Fung TC; Chiew SP, 2017, 'Effects of Welding on the Tensile Performance of High Strength Steel T-stub Joints', Structures, vol. 9, pp. 70 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2016.09.008

Jiang J; Chiew SP; Lee CK; Tiong PLY, 2017, 'A numerical study on residual stress of high strength steel box column', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 128, pp. 440 - 450, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.09.015

Del Linz P; Fan SC; Lee CK, 2016, 'Modeling of combined impact and blast loading on reinforced concrete slabs', Latin American Journal of Solids and Structures, vol. 13, pp. 2266 - 2282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1679-78252516

Chiew SP; Jin YF; Lee CK, 2016, 'Residual stress distribution of roller bending of steel rectangular structural hollow sections', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 119, pp. 85 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2015.12.016

Zhao MS; Lee CK; Chiew SP, 2016, 'Tensile behavior of high performance structural steel T-stub joints', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 122, pp. 316 - 325, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.04.001

Zhao MS; Chiew SP; Lee CK, 2016, 'Post weld heat treatment for high strength steel welded connections', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 122, pp. 167 - 177, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.03.015

Long X; Lee CK, 2015, 'Modelling of two dimensional reinforced concrete beam-column joints subjected to monotonic loading', Advances in Structural Engineering, vol. 18, pp. 1461 - 1474, http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/1369-4332.18.9.1461

Xu J; Lee CK; Fan SC, 2015, 'A Study on the Ricochet of Concrete Debris Against Soil', International Journal of Computational Methods, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0219876215400095

Fan SC; Lee CK; Kang KW; Wu ZJ, 2015, 'Validation of a flight model for predicting debris trajectory from the explosion of an ammunition storage magazine', Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics, vol. 136, pp. 114 - 126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jweia.2014.11.004

Jiang J; Lee CK; Chiew SP, 2015, 'Residual stress and stress concentration effect of high strength steel built-up box T-joints', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 105, pp. 164 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2014.11.008

Chiew SP; Zhao MS; Lee CK, 2015, 'Fatigue performance of high strength steel built-up box T-joints', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 106, pp. 296 - 310, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2014.12.018

Long X; Lee CK, 2015, 'Improved strut-and-tie method for 2D RC beam-column joints under monotonic loading', Computers and Concrete, vol. 15, pp. 807 - 831, http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/cac.2015.15.5.807

Xu J; Lee CK; Fan SC; Kang KW, 2014, 'A study on the ricochet of concrete debris on sand', International Journal of Impact Engineering, vol. 65, pp. 56 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2013.11.003

Lee CK; Chiew SP; Jiang J, 2014, 'Residual stress of high strength steel box T-joints: Part 1: Experimental study', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 93, pp. 20 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2013.10.003

Chiew SP; Lee CK; Jin YF; Cai YQ, 2014, 'Impact of Structural Eurocodes on steel and composite structures', IES Journal Part A: Civil and Structural Engineering, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19373260.2013.867585

Chiew SP; Zhao MS; Lee CK, 2014, 'Mechanical properties of heat-treated high strength steel under fire/post-fire conditions', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 98, pp. 12 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2014.02.003

Lee CK; Chiew SP; Jiang J, 2014, 'Residual stress of high strength steel box T-joints Part 2: Numerical study', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 98, pp. 73 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2014.02.010

Fan SC; Yu QJ; Lee CK, 2014, 'Simulation of fracture/breakup of concrete magazine using cohesive element', Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik, vol. 45, pp. 385 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mawe.201400237

Long X; Bao JQ; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2014, 'Numerical simulation of reinforced concrete beam/column failure considering normal-shear stress interaction', Engineering Structures, vol. 74, pp. 32 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.05.011

Long X; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2014, 'Bond stress-slip prediction under pullout and dowel action in reinforced concrete joints', ACI Structural Journal, vol. 111, pp. 977 - 987, http://dx.doi.org/10.14359/51686816

Xu J; Lee CK; Tan KH, 2013, 'An XFEM plate element for high gradient zones resulted from yield lines', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 93, pp. 1314 - 1344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nme.4448

Lee CK; Chiew SP; Jiang J, 2013, '3D residual stress modelling of welded high strength steel plate-to-plate joints', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 84, pp. 94 - 104, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2013.02.007

Lee CK; Chiew SP, 2013, 'An efficient modified flanges only method for plate girder bending resistance calculation', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 89, pp. 98 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2013.06.012

Xu J; Lee CK; Tan KH, 2013, 'An enriched 6-node MITC plate element for yield line analysis', Computers and Structures, vol. 128, pp. 64 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruc.2013.07.008

Bao JQ; Long X; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2013, 'A new generalized Drucker-Prager flow rule for concrete under compression', Engineering Structures, vol. 56, pp. 2076 - 2082, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2013.08.025

Xu J; Lee CK; Tan KH, 2013, 'An XFEM frame for plate elements in yield line analyses', International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 96, pp. 150 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nme.4535

Long X; Yuan W; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2013, 'A superelement formulation for efficient structural analysis in progressive collapse', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol. 48, pp. 309 - 331, http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sem.2013.48.3.309

Long X; Tan KH; Lee CK, 2013, 'A 3D co-rotational beam element for steel and RC framed structures', Structural Engineering and Mechanics, vol. 48, pp. 587 - 613, http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/sem.2013.48.5.587

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