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Linked MaaS: a vision for leveraging semantic web technologies for mobility as a service. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
GHAZY, S., YING, W.J., COLPAERT, P., TANG, Y.H. and CHAN, A. 2021. Linked MaaS: a vision for leveraging semantic web technologies for mobility as a service. In Chaves-Fraga, D., Colpaert, P., Sadeghi, M., Scrocca, M. and Comerio, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 3rd International workshop on semantics and the web for transport (Sem4Tra 2021), co-located with the 2021 Semantics conference (SEMANTICS 2021), 6 September 2021, [virtual event]. CEUR workshop proceedings, 2939. Aachen: CEUR-WS [online]. Available from: https://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2939/paper4.pdf

Mobility as a Service (MaaS) promises to dissolve the boundaries of today's transport network through the integration of transport modes. However, stakeholders such as the operators, public transport authorities, or end-user routing application devel... Read More about Linked MaaS: a vision for leveraging semantic web technologies for mobility as a service..

Improving prediction of trans-boundary biomass burning plume dispersion: from northern peninsular Southeast Asia to downwind western North Pacific Ocean. (2021)
Journal Article
OOI, M.C.-G., CHUANG, M.-T., FU, J.S., KONG, S.S., HUANG, W.-S., WANG, S.-H., PIMONSREE, S., CHAN, A., PANI, S.K. and LIN, N.-H. 2021. Improving prediction of trans-boundary biomass burning plume dispersion: from northern peninsular Southeast Asia to downwind western North Pacific Ocean. Atmospheric chemistry and physics [online], 21(16), pages 12521-12541. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-12521-2021

Plumes from the boreal spring biomass burning (BB) in northern peninsular Southeast Asia (nPSEA) are lifted into the subtropical jet stream and transported and deposited across nPSEA, South China, Taiwan and even the western North Pacific Ocean. This... Read More about Improving prediction of trans-boundary biomass burning plume dispersion: from northern peninsular Southeast Asia to downwind western North Pacific Ocean..

Pedestrianisation zoning and air quality in Hong Kong. (2021)
Journal Article
CHAN, A. and CHOW, K. 2021. Pedestrianisation zoning and air quality in Hong Kong. Global journal of engineering sciences [online], 8(2), article number 000684. Available from: https://doi.org/10.33552/GJES.2021.08.000684

Air quality assessment in the vicinity of the Causeway Bay Pedestrianisation Scheme is conducted. The study analyses the concentration of respiratory suspended particulates, nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxides, and shows that reductions for the thre... Read More about Pedestrianisation zoning and air quality in Hong Kong..

The impact of planetary boundary layer parameterisation over the Yangtze River Delta region, China, part 1: meteorological simulation. (2021)
Working Paper
ZHU, A., SHI, L., HUANG, L., GU, Y., WANG, Y., CHAN, A. and LI, L. 2021. The impact of planetary boundary layer parameterisation over the Yangtze River Delta region, China, part 1: meteorological simulation. Preprint on Authorea [online]. April 20, 2021. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10506840.1

The planetary boundary layer (PBL) is the main region for the exchange of matter, momentum, and energy between land and atmosphere. The transport processes in the PBL determine the distribution of temperature, water vapour, wind speed and other physi... Read More about The impact of planetary boundary layer parameterisation over the Yangtze River Delta region, China, part 1: meteorological simulation..

The impact of planetary boundary layer parameterisation scheme over the Yangtze River Delta region, China, part I: seasonal and diurnal sensitivity studies. (2021)
Working Paper
ZHU, A., SHI, L., HUANG, L., GU, Y., CHAN, A., WNAG, Y. and LI, L. 2021. The impact of planetary boundary layer parameterisation scheme over the Yangtze River Delta region, China, part I: seasonal and diurnal sensitivity studies. Preprint on ESS open archive [online], February 04 2021. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10506087.1

The planetary boundary layer (PBL) is the main region for the exchange of matter, momentum and energy between land and atmosphere. The transport processes in the PBL determine the distribution of temperature, water vapour, wind speed and other physic... Read More about The impact of planetary boundary layer parameterisation scheme over the Yangtze River Delta region, China, part I: seasonal and diurnal sensitivity studies..

Impacts of lateral boundary condition resolution in tropical urban climate modelling for Kuala Lumpur. (2021)
Journal Article
ISA, N.A., SALLEH, S.A., WAN MOHD, W.M.N., OOI, M.C.G., CHAN, A. and ISLAM, M.A. 2021. Impacts of lateral boundary condition resolution in tropical urban climate modelling for Kuala Lumpur. Engineering journal [online], 25(1), pages 165-175. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4186/ej.2021.25.1.165

Choosing the best LBCs is still debated among researchers due to the errors resulted. However, several recommendations have been documented to control the errors propagated by LBCs. One of the recommendations is employing higher resolutions LBCs. In... Read More about Impacts of lateral boundary condition resolution in tropical urban climate modelling for Kuala Lumpur..

A flipped classroom: learning experiences in programming. (2021)
Journal Article
YONG, S.T., TIONG, K.M., CHAN, A. and KHIEW, P.S. 2021. A flipped classroom: learning experiences in programming. International journal of virtual and personal learning environments [online], 11(1), pages 23-37. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/IJVPLE.2021010102

This study explored students' perceptions of a flipped classroom for an introductory programming class. Students were required to watch video lectures and read lecture notes in advance (pre-class self-study) to prepare themselves for the in-class lec... Read More about A flipped classroom: learning experiences in programming..

The silver lining of COVID‐19: estimation of short‐term health impacts due to lockdown in the Yangtze River Delta region, China. (2020)
Journal Article
HUANG, L., LIU, Z., LI, H., WANG, Y., LI, Y., ZHU, Y., OOI, M.C.G., AN, J., SHANG, Y., ZHANG, D., CHAN, A. and LI, L. 2020. The silver lining of COVID-19: estimation of short-term health impacts due to lockdown in the Yangtze River Delta Region, China. GeoHealth [online], 4(9), e2020GH000272. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1029/2020gh000272

The outbreak of COVID-19 in China has led to massive lockdowns in order to reduce the spread of the epidemic and control human-to-human transmission. Subsequent reductions in various anthropogenic activities have led to improved air quality during th... Read More about The silver lining of COVID‐19: estimation of short‐term health impacts due to lockdown in the Yangtze River Delta region, China..

Air quality changes during the COVID-19 lockdown over the Yangtze River Delta Region: an insight into the impact of human activity pattern changes on air pollution variation. [Dataset] (2020)
Dataset
LI, L., LI, Q., HUANG, L., WANG, Q., ZHU, A., XU, J., LIU, Z., LI, H., SHI, L., LI, R., AZARI, M., WANG, Y., ZHANG, X., LIU, Z., ZHU, Y., ZHANG, K., XUE, S., OOI, M.C.G., ZHANG, D. and CHAN, A. 2020. Air quality changes during the COVID-19 lockdown over the Yangtze River Delta region: an insight into the impact of human activity pattern changes on air pollution variation. [Dataset]. Science of the total environment [online], 732, article 139282. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139282

At the end of the year 2019, the tragic coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic occurred (Tian et al., 2020; Wang et al., 2020a) which has caused over 2.95 million global infections and 1931,000 deaths as of this writing (28th April 2020). Moreover the... Read More about Air quality changes during the COVID-19 lockdown over the Yangtze River Delta Region: an insight into the impact of human activity pattern changes on air pollution variation. [Dataset].

BIM-VR framework for building information modelling in engineering education. (2020)
Journal Article
WONG, J.-Y., YIP, C.-C., YONG, S.-T., CHAN, A., KOK, S.-T., ALI, M.T. and GOUDA, E. 2020. BIM-VR framework for building information modelling in engineering education. International journal of interactive mobile technologies [online], 14(6), pages 15-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3991/ijim.v14i06.13397

With the advancement of information technology, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is evolving fast and play an essential role in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Owner and Operators (AECOO) industry. Universities play an important role in t... Read More about BIM-VR framework for building information modelling in engineering education..

Land cover impacts towards thermal variation in the Kuala Lumpur City. (2020)
Journal Article
ISA, N.A., WAN MOHD, W.M.N., SALLEH, S.A., GEE OOI, M.C. and CHAN, A. 2020. Land cover impacts towards thermal variation in the Kuala Lumpur City. Journal of urban and regional analysis [online], 12(1), pages 91-111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.37043/JURA.2020.12.1.6

Physical geography and urban characteristics influence the urban climate conditions. Built-up areas, green urban parks, forest reserves, streets and terrain constitute the climatic interactions within urban areas. These have led to the variation of t... Read More about Land cover impacts towards thermal variation in the Kuala Lumpur City..

Seasonal fluxes and sources apportionment of dissolved inorganic nitrogen wet deposition at different land-use sites in the Three Gorges reservoir area. (2020)
Journal Article
CUI, J., ZHANG, Y., YANG, F., CHANG, Y., DU, K., CHAN, A. and YAO, D. 2020. Seasonal fluxes and sources apportionment of dissolved inorganic nitrogen wet deposition at different land-use sites in the Three Gorges reservoir area. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety [online], 193, article 110344. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.110344

To identify seasonal fluxes and sources of dissolved inorganic nitrogen (DIN) wet deposition, concentrations and δ15N signatures of nitrate (NO3−) and ammonium (NH4+) in wet precipitation were measured at four typical land-use types in the Three Gorg... Read More about Seasonal fluxes and sources apportionment of dissolved inorganic nitrogen wet deposition at different land-use sites in the Three Gorges reservoir area..

The uncharacteristic occurrence of the June 2013 biomass-burning haze event in Southeast Asia: effects of the Madden-Julian oscillation and tropical cyclone activity. (2020)
Journal Article
OOZEER, Y., CHAN, A., WANG, J., REID, J.S., SALINAS, S.V., OOI, M.C.G. and MORRIS, K.I. 2020. The uncharacteristic occurrence of the June 2013 biomass-burning haze event in Southeast Asia: effects of the Madden-Julian oscillation and tropical cyclone activity. Atmosphere [online], 11(1), article 55. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11010055

One of the worst haze events to ever hit Peninsular Malaysia occurred in June 2013 due to smoke from Riau, Central Sumatra. While biomass-burning in the region is common, the early occurrence of a haze episode of this magnitude was uncharacteristic o... Read More about The uncharacteristic occurrence of the June 2013 biomass-burning haze event in Southeast Asia: effects of the Madden-Julian oscillation and tropical cyclone activity..

Geospatial modelling of watershed peak flood discharge in Selangor, Malaysia. (2019)
Journal Article
CHEAH, R., BILLA, L., CHAN, A., TEO, F.Y., PRADHAN, B. and ALAMRI, A.M. 2019. Geospatial modelling of watershed peak flood discharge in Selangor, Malaysia. Water [online], 11(12), article 2490. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/w11122490

Conservative peak flood discharge estimation methods such as the rational method do not take into account the soil infiltration of the precipitation, thus leading to inaccurate estimations of peak discharges during storm events. The accuracy of estim... Read More about Geospatial modelling of watershed peak flood discharge in Selangor, Malaysia..

The role of linked building data (LBD) in aligning augmented reality (AR) with sustainable construction (2019)
Journal Article
MUGUMYA, K.L., WONG, J.Y., CHAN, A. and YIP, C.-C. 2019. The role of linked building data (LBD) in aligning augmented reality (AR) with sustainable construction. International journal of innovative technology and exploring engineering [online], 8(6S4), pages 366-372. Available from: https://doi.org/10.35940/ijitee.F1074.0486S419

Over the years, the construction industry has been evolving to embrace the delicate balance between buildings and a sustainable environment by optimizing resource use to create greener and more energy efficient constructions. Sustainable building des... Read More about The role of linked building data (LBD) in aligning augmented reality (AR) with sustainable construction.

Similarities and differences in learning of metacognitive skills: computer games versus mathematics education. (2019)
Journal Article
YONG, S.T., GATES, P. and CHAN, A.T.-Y. 2019. Similarities and differences in learning of metacognitive skills: computer games versus mathematics education. International journal of game-based learning [online], 9(1), pages 1-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/IJGBL.2019010101

This article explores the potential use metacognitive skills learned in computer games to teach mathematics. This study explored the similarities and differences in the learning of metacognitive skills between computer games and mathematics education... Read More about Similarities and differences in learning of metacognitive skills: computer games versus mathematics education..

A gaming perspective on mathematics education. (2018)
Journal Article
YONG, S.-T., GATES, P. and CHAN, A.T.-Y. 2018. A gaming perspective on mathematics education. International journal of information and communication technology education [online], 14(4), pages 85-98. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/IJICTE.2018100106

This article explores how motivation in computer games could be integrated into mathematics education. The scope of the study was confined to four motivation dimensions, namely challenge, control, complexity and collaboration. A phenomenology study w... Read More about A gaming perspective on mathematics education..

Effects of El-Niño, Indian Ocean dipole, and Madden-Julian oscillation on surface air temperature and rainfall anomalies over Southeast Asia in 2015. (2018)
Journal Article
ISLAM, M.A., CHAN, A., ASHFOLD, M.J., OOI, C.G. and AZARI, M. 2018. Effects of El-Niño, Indian Ocean dipole, and Madden-Julian oscillation on surface air temperature and rainfall anomalies over Southeast Asia in 2015. Atmosphere [online], 9(9), article 352. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9090352

The Maritime Continent (MC) is positioned between the Asian and Australian summer monsoons zone. The complex topography and shallow seas around it are major challenges for the climate researchers to model and understand it. It is also the centre of t... Read More about Effects of El-Niño, Indian Ocean dipole, and Madden-Julian oscillation on surface air temperature and rainfall anomalies over Southeast Asia in 2015..

Kuala Lumpur city of tomorrow: integration of geospatial urban climatic information in city planning. (2018)
Journal Article
ISA, N.A., SALLEH, S.A., WAN MOHD, W.M.N. and CHAN, A. 2018. Kuala Lumpur city of tomorrow: integration of geospatial urban climatic information in city planning. Theoretical and empirical researches in urban management [online], 13(4), pages 5-27. Available from: http://um.ase.ro/no134/1.pdf

Urbanization brings many benefits. However, due to rapid and uncontrollable urbanization, the urban environment has been dramatically degraded. As a developing country, Malaysia is facing urbanization processes throughout the country and most of the... Read More about Kuala Lumpur city of tomorrow: integration of geospatial urban climatic information in city planning..

Land covers and climate impacts on land surface temperature in Putrajaya, Malaysia. (2018)
Journal Article
SALLEH, S.A., ABD.LATIF, Z., WAN MOHD, W.M.N. and CHAN, A. 2018. Land covers and climate impacts on land surface temperature in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Asian journal of environment-behaviour studies [online] 3(10), pages 78-88. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v3i10.315

This study investigates the influence of surface heterogeneity on land surface temperature (LST). The land cover changes evaluation and historical climate data comparison were used in this study. Land cover, Normalised Difference Vegetation Index (ND... Read More about Land covers and climate impacts on land surface temperature in Putrajaya, Malaysia..