Chan Ngai Weng, Dr.


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Professor/Deputy Dean

Academic Qualifications
BA (UM), MA (UM), Ph.D (Middlesex)

Areas of Specialisation
Water Resources, Hydrology and Flood Hazard Management, Climatology

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Extension: 3829/5221




Major Publications

  1. Chan, N.W. (2012). Managing urban rivers and water quality in Malaysia for sustainable water resources. International Journal of Water Resources Development. Vol. 28(2), 343-354.
  2. Barrow, C. J., Chan, N.W. & Masron, T. B. (2010). Farming and other stakeholders in a tropical highland: Towards less environmentally damaging and more sustainable practices. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 1540-7578. Vol. 34(4), 365–388.
  3. Chan, N.W. (2005). Sustainable management of rivers in Malaysia: Involving all stakeholders. Intl. J. River Basin Management. Vol. 3(3), 147-162.
  4. Chan, N.W. (2004). Sustainable water resources management. In K.J. Ratnam, Ahmad Farhan Mohd Sadullah & T.W. Sam (Eds.). Research at Universiti Sains Malaysia Vol. 3: Environmental Management and Engineering (pp. 16-29). Penang: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  5. Liu, P.S. & Chan, N.W. (2003). The Malaysian flood hazard management program. Int. J. Emergency Management. Vol. 1(3), 205-214.
  6. Chan, N.W. (Ed.). (2002). Rivers: Towards Sustainable Development. Penang: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia.
  7. Chan, N.W. (2000). Reducing flood hazard exposure and vulnerability in peninsular Malaysia. In D J Parker (Ed.). Floods Volume II (pp. 19-30). London: Routledge.
  8. Parker, D.J., Nabiul Islam and Chan, N.W. (1997). Reducing vulnerability following flood disaster: Issues and practices. In A. Awotona (Ed.). Reconstruction After Disaster (pp 23-44). London: Avebury.
  9. Chan, N.W. & Parker, D.J. (1996). Response to dynamic flood hazard factors in peninsular Malaysia. The Geographical Journal. Vol. 162(3), 313-325.
  10. Chan, N.W. (1995). Choice and constraints in persistent floodplain occupance: The influence of structural forces on residential location in peninsular Malaysia. Disasters. Vol. 19(4), 287-307.


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