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Dr Wai Ming Cheung

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

EE Waimingcheung Staffprofile 255He was a Post Doctoral Research Officer at the University of Bath, UK where he conducted research on through-life costing in designing defence electronic systems. Previously he was a researcher at the University of Durham focused on research and applications of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) techniques to capture and reuse of design and manufacturing knowledge to improve the product development process. He obtained his PhD degree in engineering from the University of Durham. Prior to this, he studied master and bachelor degrees in manufacturing and mechanical engineering at Loughborough and Strathclyde.


  • PhD January 01 2008
  • Manufacturing Engineering MSc November 02 1998
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2011
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) Engineering Council UK (ECUK) 2010
  • Member (MIMechE) Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) 2010

Key Publications

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  • Identifying Infrastructure project uncertainties during project initiation using system thinking, Onalaja, A., Cheung, W., Samwinga, V. 30 Jun 2018, Proceedings of the Creative Construction Conference (2018), Diamond Congress Ltd.
  • Smart Packaging, Schaefer, D., Cheung, W. 26 Jun 2018, In: Procedia CIRP
  • Comparison of Environmental Life Cycle Analysis of Aluminum Alloy (LM 6) Street Light Housing and Aluminum Alloy (AL SI12CU1{FE}) Housing, Chinombo, M., Vichare, P., Cheung, W. 11 May 2018, 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy & Environmental Protection
  • Computer Numerical Control Machine Tool Information Reusability within Virtual Machining Systems, Vichare, P., Zhang, X., Dhokia, V., Cheung, W., Xiao, W., Zheng, L. 1 Mar 2018, In: Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture
  • Improving uncertainty analysis of embodied energy and embodied carbon in wind turbine design, Ozoemena, M., Cheung, W., Hasan, R. Feb 2018, In: The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Comparative LCA of technology improvement opportunities for a 1.5 MW wind turbine in the context of an onshore wind farm, Ozoemena, M., Cheung, W., Hasan, R. Jan 2018, In: Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy
  • Ranking of factors that underlie the drivers of sustainable manufacturing based on their variation in a sample of UK manufacturing plants, Fargani, H., Cheung, W., Hasan, R. 2018, In: International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management (IJMTM)
  • Incorporating lean thinking and life cycle assessment to reduce environmental impacts of plastic injection moulded products, Cheung, W., Leong, J., Vichare, P. 20 Nov 2017, In: Journal of Cleaner Production
  • A Proposed Implementation Process for a Sustainable Manufacturing Framework, Fargani, H., Cheung, W., Hasan, R. 5 Sep 2017, Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI, IOS Press
  • Cost Evaluation in Design for End-of-Life of Automotive Components, Anthony, C., Cheung, W. Jul 2017, In: Journal of Remanufacturing

PGR Supervision

  • Hisham Hafez Start: 01/10/2018
  • Haitem Fargani A Framework Incorporating Lean Six Sigma and Life-Cycle Assessment in Sustainable Manufacturing Start: 01/09/2013


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