dst 20200922 danielkhtang

Dr. Kuok Ho Daniel TANG
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science
Division of Science and Technology
office: T8-401-R22

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Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Safety, University of Malaya
M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham
B.Sc. in Chemistry and Biology, Campbell University
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, GippsTAFE Australia

Research Interests

Environmental Management
Environmental Impact Assessment
Climate Change
Environmental Education
Occupational Health and Safety

Current Teaching

ENV1003 Climate Change
BIOL1003 Introduction to World Ecological Problems and Man
ENV3013 Sustainable Environmental Management

Selected Publications
  • Tang, K. H. D., Md. Dawal, S. Z., & Olugu, E. U. (2017). Factors affecting safety of processes in the Malaysian oil and gas industry. Safety Science92(2017), 44-52.
  • Tang, K. H. D., Md. Dawal, S. Z., & Olugu, E. U. (2018). Integrating fuzzy expert system and scoring system for safety performance evaluation of offshore oil and gas platforms in Malaysia.  Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 56(2018), 32-45.
  • Tang, K. H. D. (2018). Impacts of sustainability education on the beliefs and attitudes of engineering students towards sustainability. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 19(3), 459-472.
  • Tang, K. H. D. (2018). Climate change in Malaysia: Trends, contributors, impacts, mitigation and adaptation. Science of the Total Environment, 650(2), 1858-1871.
  • Tang, K. H. D. (2019). Sustainability of oil palm plantations in Malaysia. Environment, Development and Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-019-00458-6
  • Tang, K. H. D. (2019). Hydroelectric dams and power demand in Malaysia: A planning perspective. Journal of Cleaner Production, 252, 119795.
  • Wong, K. H. J., Lee K. K., Tang, K. H. D., & Yap, P. S. (2020). Microplastics in the freshwater and terrestrial environments: Prevalence, fates, impacts and sustainable solutions. Science of the Total Environment, 719, 137512.
  • Bong, J. T., Loy, A. C. M., Chin, B. L. F., Lam, M. K., Tang, D. K. H., Lim, H. Y., Chai, Y. H., & Yusup, S. (2020). Artificial neural network approach for co-pyrolysis of Chlorella vulgaris and peanut shell binary mixtures using microalgae ash catalyst. Energy, 207, 118289.
  • Tang, K. H. D. (2020). A comparative overview of the primary Southeast Asian safety and health laws. International Journal of Workplace Health Management (ahead-of-print).
  • Tang, K. H. D. (2020). Anticipations for and perceived barriers of development among the Sarawak’s Highlanders. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 28(2), 1507-1524.
Grants and Projects
  • [On-going] Stygofauna of Major Caves in Sarawak, Malaysia. Funded by Nagao Natural Environment Research Grant (Principal Investigator, RM 20,000)
  • [On-going] Digitizing the Map of Agricultural Plantation Areas in a Southern Region of Miri for Sustainable Agricultural Land Use Planning. Funded by Sarawak Multimedia Authority Grant. (Co-investigator; RM 70,000)
Academic and Social Service
  • Editorial Board Member (2018-Present), Research in Ecology, Bilingual Publishing Co.
  • Editorial Board Member (2018-Present), American Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, Science Publishing Group
  • Editorial Board Member (2019-Present), Global Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Raft Publications
  • Reviewer (2017-present), International Journal of Sustainable Development in Higher Education, Emerald Publishing
  • Reviewer (2019-present), International Journal of Workplace Health Management, Emerald Publishing
  • Reviewer (2018-present), Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier
  • Reviewer (2019-present), Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier
  • Reviewer (2019-present), Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer
Awards and Honors
  • Chartered Energy Engineer of Energy Institute, United Kingdom
  • Chartered Environmentalist of Energy Institute, United Kingdom
  • Registered EIA Consultant
  • Member of the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom