Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Ir Dr Douglas Tong Kum Tien


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecturer I, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Innovation and Technology, 01/08/2012 to present
  • Programme Director, Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, 01/08/2013 to 31/07/2014
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)HD, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY SDN BHD, Malaysia
  • Master of Engineering in Manufacturing, UNIVERSITY MALAYA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Mechanical & Production, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE, Singapore
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Board of Engineers Malaysia, Professional Engineer, 2022 to 2023 (National)
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Corporate Member, 2011 to 2023 (International)
  • Engineering Council, U.K., Chartered Engineer, 2011 to 2023 (International)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Engineering Education
RESEARCH INTEREST
(Research Area)
  • Engineering Education
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Mechanical Engineering Group Project 1, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2023)
  • Mechanical Engineering Group Project 2, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2023)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2019
  • Tien, D. T. K., Ismail, N., & Chua, B. L. (2019). The final year engineering project’s impact on students’ learning experience. In G. A. Mahdiraji et. al (Eds.), Engineering Grand Challenges in Scholar Programs (pp. 65-74). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore.
  • Namasivayam, S., Fouladi, M. H., Tien, D. T. K., Moganakrishnan, J. A. S. (2019). Design engineering as a means to enhance student learning in addressing complex engineering challenges. In D. Schaefer, G. Coates & C. Eckert (Eds.), Design Education Today: Technical Contexts, Programs and Best Practices (pp. 249-270). Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland.
  • Tien, D. T. K., Namasivayam, S. N., & Eh Noum, S. E. (2019). The Taylor’s Grand Challenges Scholars Program: Preparing for tomorrow’s solutions by engaging with students today. In G. A. Mahdiraji et. al (Eds.), Engineering Grand Challenges in Scholar Programs (pp. 1-16). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore.
2016
  • Tien, D. T. K., & Mohyi, M. H. H. (2016). Assessment in mechanical engineering capstone project: The case of Taylor’s University. In S. F. Tang & L. Logonnathan (Eds.), Taylor’s 8th Teaching and Learning Conference 2015 Proceedings (pp. 295-304). Singapore: Springer Science+Business Media.
  • Tien, D. T. K., & Siow, C. L. (2016). Assessment and feedback in the final-year engineering project. In S. F. Tang & L. Logonnathan (Eds.), Taylor’s 8th Teaching and Learning Conference 2015 Proceedings (pp. 125-136). Singapore: Springer Science+Business Media.
2015
  • Tien, D. T. K., & Hajibeigy, M. T. (2015). The multidisciplinary engineering project’s contribution towards holistic education: A case study. In S. F. Tang & L. Logonnathan (Eds.), Taylor’s 7th Teaching and Learning Conference Proceedings (pp. 269-278). Singapore: Springer Science+Business Media.
  • Tien, D. T. K., Gamboa, R. A., & Namasivayam, S. N. (2015). Final year engineering project and its contribution to holistic education. In S. F. Tang & L. Logonnathan (Eds.), Taylor’s 7th Teaching and Learning Conference Proceedings (pp. 575-591). Singapore: Springer Science+Business Media.
Article in Journals
2023
  • Tien, D.T.K., & Namasivayam, S.N. (2023). Transformative learning in engineering education: the improved people and relational skills outcome. Global Journal of Engineering Education 25(2), 112-116. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Tien, D.T.K., & Namasivayam, S.N. (2023). Transformative learning in engineering education: the project management ability becoming second nature outcome. Global Journal of Engineering Education 25(3), 189-194. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2022
  • Chen, C., Abdullah, A., Kok, S.H., & Tien, D.T.K. (2022). Review of industry workpiece classification and defect detection using deep learning. (IJACSA) International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications. 13(4), 329-340. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Tien, D.T.K., Namasivayam, S.N., & Ponniah, L.S. (2022). Transformative learning in engineering education: the motivation factor. Global Journal of Engineering Education. 24(2), 134-142. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2021
  • Tien, D.T.K., Namasivayam, S.N., & Ponniah, L.S. (2021). Transformative learning in engineering education: the comfort zone factor. Global Journal of Engineering Education 23(2), 112-120. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Tien, D.T.K., Namasivayam, S.N., & Ponniah, L.S. (2021). Transformative learning in engineering education: the experiential learning factor. Global Journal of Engineering Education 23(3), 223-230. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2020
  • Tien, D.T.K., Namasivayam, S.N. & Ponniah, L.S. (2020). Addressing global sustainability challenges: a qualitative study on factors that promote transformative learning in engineering students. SN Applied Sciences 2, 1369. (ISI-Indexed)
2019
  • Tien, D. T. K. (2019). Enhancing engineering students’ community service experience through making YouTube videos. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Special Issue on Sustainable Urbanization: City Planning, Energy, Educational, Media Sciences, 44-55. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tien, D. T. K. (in press). The positive effect of peer feedback in an engineering group project. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Special Issue on Sustainable Urbanization: City Planning, Energy, Educational, Media Sciences, 56-67. (ISI-Indexed)
2018
  • Wen, M.T.X., & Tien, D.T.K. (2018). Analysis of a hybrid mechanical regenerative braking system. MATEC Web of Conferences 152, 02011. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Ibrahim, S.A.F.B.S., Tien, D.T.K., Aziz, M.B.A., & W.M. Chin. (2018). Airflow study of a split-type outdoor unit subjected to near wall effect using computational fluid dynamic (CFD) simulation, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 8th EURECA Special Issue 2017 (2018), 79-91. (ISI-Indexed)
2016
  • Choong, P.Y., Tien, D.T.K., & Al-Obaidi, A.S.M. (2016). Delivering holistic education using engineering curriculum through personalized learning, pedagogy, technology and space. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 4th EURECA 2015 Special Issue (Feb 2016), 27-45. (ISI-Indexed)
2013
  • Al-Atabi, M.T., & Tien, D.T.K. (2013). A blueprint for implementing grand challenge scholars’ programme: A case study of Taylor’s University. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, Special issue on Engineering Education, 80-86. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Article in Proceeding
2023
  • Tien, D.T.K., Sivanesan, S., & Ramesh S. (2023). A non-traditional approach to service-learning in engineering education. AIP Conference Proceedings 2643, 050028-1 – 050028-10. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0116844 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Hui, J. M. T., & Tien, D. T. K. (2023). A simple speed bump energy harvester. 18th International Engineering Research Conference 2022 (Eureca 2022). Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2523 (2023) 012006. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2523/1/012006 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Low, Z. Q., Tien, D. T. K., & Phang, S. K. (2023). Integrated smart public parking system for Malaysia. 18th International Engineering Research Conference 2022 (Eureca 2022). Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2523 (2023) 012040. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2523/1/012040. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2022
  • Wong, J. S., Tien, D. T. K., Lim, S.C., & Sarmin, K.R. (2022). Reduction of energy consumption for tire test room through efficient heat management. 16th Eureca 2021 International Engineering and Computing Research Conference. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2222 (2022) 012013. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2222/1/012013 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Chen, P. S.M., Tien, D. T. K., & Chung, E.C.Y. (2022). Novel adjustable platform for camera mount. 16th Eureca 2021 International Engineering and Computing Research Conference. Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2222 (2022) 012011. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2222/1/012011 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2021
  • Ghazali, M. Z. M. N., Tien, D. T. K., Lim, S. C., & Sarmin, K. R. (2021). Reduction of energy consumption for tire test room. 15th International Engineering and Computing Research Conference (EURECA 2021). Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2120 (2021) 012017 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Lim, D. V., Tien, D. T. K., & Chung, E. C. Y. (2021). Analysis of a cam-follower mechanism for a passive parallel lower limb exoskeleton. 15th International Engineering and Computing Research Conference (EURECA 2021). Journal of Physics: Conference Series 2120 (2021) 012014. doi:10.1088/1742-6596/2120/1/012014 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Koo, L. Z., Tien, D. T. K., & Rinne, M. (2021). Community waste plastic recycling system through plastic injection molding. MATEC Web of Conferences 335:03009. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Tan, J. H., Tien, D. T. K., & Chung, E. C. Y. (2021). Design and analysis of a separator for aluminum dust particle collection. MATEC Web of Conferences 335:03013. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2020
  • Idrus, D. F. A. A., Tien, D. T. K., & Yusof, M. S. M. (2020). Design and implementation of a kaolin feeding system for a tire mixer machine. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2233, 020010-1 020010-9. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Lee, H. M. C., Tien, D. T. K., & Ee, J. W. (2020). Design a data collection system for palm kernel screw press. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2233, 020017-1 020017-12. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2019
  • Tien, D. T. K., Namasivayam, S. N., & Ponniah, L. S. (2019). A review of transformative learning theory with regards to its potential application in engineering education. AIP Conference Proceedings, 2137(1), 050001-1 – 050001-12. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2018
  • Gilbert Lim, Douglas Tong (2018) One-stop portable fixture for tire dimension measurement instruments, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 11th Eureca 2018, pg 36
  • Rashvin Ravindranathan, Douglas Tong Kum Tien (2018) Design and analysis of a Maglev vehicle, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 11th Eureca 2018, pg 45
  • Kiritaran Gunasegran, and Douglas Tong Kum Tien (2018) Design and Analysis of a Hybrid Rain Energy Harvesting System, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 10th Eureca 2018, 379-394
2017
  • Syed, A. F. S. I., Douglas, T., Chin, W.M. (2017). Airflow Study of a Split-type Outdoor Unit Subjected to Near Wall Effect using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulation, Proceedings of the International Engineering Research Conference - 8th eureca 2017. 514-526.
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • The effect of transformative learning on an engineering education experience stuctured around the Grand Challenges for engineering, Project Leader, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member for the World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education (Scopus Q2) , 2023 to 2024 (Editorial Advisory Board Member )
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • After-screen sample receiving solution, Continental Tyres Technology Centre Malaysia Sdn Bhd, 03/04/2023 to 31/07/2023, Consultant  (Private/Industrial Sector)
  • Automated Tire Sidewall Reading System, Continental Tyre Technology Centre Malaysia Sdn Bhd, 29/08/2022 to 31/12/2022, Consultant  (Private/Industrial Sector)
  • Mechanical Auto Feeder for Metal Detector Machine Tire Tread Folding Machine Belt Angle Measuring Device, Continental Tyre Technology Centre Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., 23/08/2021 to 31/12/2021, Consultant  (Private/Industrial Sector)
  • i.Safety System for Pendulum Rubber Rebound Tester ii.Clean Safe Precision Powder and Granulate Handling System, Continental Tyres (PJ) Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., 01/04/2019 to 31/07/2019, Consultant  (Private/Industrial Sector)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
COMPLETED
  • Displacer Topology Optimization For Low Temperature Gamma-Type Stirling Engine, NG KUN YONG  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
ONGOING
  • CHEN CHANGXING  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Effect of peer feedback on Mechanical Engineering Capstone Project students. , Taylor's 10th Teaching & Learning Conference, 30/09/2017 to 01/10/2017, Taylor's University (International)
  • Producing YouTube videos as a means of enhancing engineering students community service experience, Taylor's 10th Teaching & Learning Conference, 30/09/2017 to 01/10/2017, Taylor's University (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • The Integrated Design Process, Honeywell for Sustainability Project Competition Program, 08/04/2023 to 08/04/2023, Universiti Malaya STEM Centre (National)
  • The Grand Challenge Scholars Program at Taylor s University: Sharing Our Journey with You, Maua Week of Innovation, Leadership and Entrepreneurship, 19/05/2021 to 19/05/2021, Instituto Mau de Tecnologia, Brazil (International)
OTHERS
  • Yeoh, J.H., & Tien, D.T.K. (2017). Analysis of an eddy current braking system. The 9th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference. Subang Jaya, Malaysia, International Engineering Research Conference, 06/12/2017 to 06/12/2017, School of Engineering (National)
  • Wen, M.T.X., & Tien, D.T.K. (2017). Design and analysis of a mechanical regenerative braking System. The 9th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference. Subang Jaya, Malaysia, International Engineering Research Conference, 06/12/2017 to 06/12/2017, School of Engineering (National)
  • Ibrahim, S.A.F.S., Tien, D.T.K., & Chin, W.M. (2017). Airflow study of a split-type outdoor unit subjected near wall effect using Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) simulation. The 8th Engineering Undergraduate Research Catalyst Conference. Subang Jaya, Malaysia, International Engineering Research Conference, 12/07/2017 to 12/07/2017, School of Engineering (National)
ENDOWMENT/GIFT & DONATION
(Contribution Details),(Donor/Contributor),(Type),(Category)
  • Continental Tires fully sponsored a student capstone project by funding the full cost for parts, components and fabrication cost for the project. , Continental Tyres (PJ) Sdn. Bhd., Sponsorship for student project (Gift)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • QS-Wharton Reimagine Education Awards 2022, Competition, Ajman University, 2022 (Gold Medal)
  • Anugerah Khas YB Menteri Pengajian Tinggi: Reka Bentuk Kurikulum dan Penyampaian Inovatif (AKRI 2022), Competition, Ministry of Higher Education, 2022 (Finalist)
  • International University Carnival on E-Learning 2022, Competition, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 2022 (Silver Medal)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • OBE & CQI Training (SoE only), Research, 15/05/2017 to 15/05/2017
  • Myths of Vulnerability, Research, 08/04/2017 to 08/04/2017
  • Creative Instructional Videos with Videoscribe & Powtoon, Research, 24/02/2017 to 24/02/2017
  • The Great TIMeS is Now, Research, 14/02/2017 to 14/02/2017
  • Presidential Address by President of IMeche (SoE), Research, 07/02/2017 to 07/02/2017