Affiliation
Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College
Faculty of Science and Technology

Email
kmmok@um.edu.mo

Tel
+853 8822 4921

Address
Room G005, Henry Fok Pearl Jubilee College, W14
University of Macau, Avenida da Universidade
Taipa, Macau, China

Personal Website
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Professor MOK, Kai Meng

Academic Qualifications
PhD, University of Washington (USA)
MS, University of Washington (USA), Civil Engineering
BS, University of Washington (USA), Civil Engineering

Research Interests
Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics: Gravity Currents, Hydraulic Jumps; Coastal Hydrodynamics: Mechanics of Edge Waves, Tsunami Runup, Storm Tide; Air and Water Quality: modelling and Forecast

Teaching Areas

Working Experiences
2017 – present: College Master, HFPJC, University of Macau
2005 – present: Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Macau
2009 – 2019: Founding Dean, Honours College, University of Macau
2013 March: Visiting Scholar, University of Aveiro
2007 – 2009: Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau
2002 August: Visiting Faculty, University of Washington
2000 – 2005: Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Macau
1997 – 2007: Associate Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Macau
1993 – 2000: Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Macau
1992 – 1993: Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Washington
1991: Hydraulic Engineer, EA Engineering, Science and Technology

Personal Interests and Pursuits at HFPJC

Continue the College’s culture of nurturing students to develop deeper engagement with society. Develop a diversified yet inclusive community life in the College, where you will find harmony without uniformity.

  • Inspire students to set and achieve challenging goals.
  • Enable students to live a healthy lifestyle in the College, where there is always fun for everyone.
  • Encourage students to explore and exploit their creativity and productivity.
  • Urge students to appreciate others and enjoy teamwork – you will find that everyone has something to contribute.
  • Personal interests include: keeping abreast of the times, living, healthy and balanced lifestyle, indulging in sparkling conversations with students, seeing the students grow academically, morally and socially, gathering with friends and family, appreciating mechanical timepieces, enjoying good movies

Academic & Community Service

Conference Presentation

  • Xie, T.Mok, K. M., Yuen, K. V. and Hoi, K. I. (2019) Development of a Statistical Forecasting Model for PM2.5 in Macau Based on Clustering of Backward Trajectories, E3S Web of Conferences, Vol. 122, [05001], https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/. (Best Presentation Award)
  • Chua, C. T., Switzer, A. D., Li, L.-L., Lallemant1, D. and Mok, K. M. (2019) High-rise Building Damage in Storm Surges: Lessons Learnt from Typhoon Hato, 16th Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) Annual Meeting, 28 July – 2 August 2019 Singapore. (Poster Abstract ID: IG07-A016)
  • Lopes, D., Ferreira, J., Yuen, K. V, Hoi, K. I., Miranda, A. I. and Mok, K. M. (2019) Development of A muLti-scaLe aIr pollutioN mOdelliNg systEm (ALL-IN-ONE). 27th GLOREAM- Workshop – Tropospheric Chemical Transport Modelling, 1-3 April 2019, Norrköping, Sweden.
  • Hoi K. I.Mok, K. M., Miranda, A. I., Yuen, K. V., Monteiro, A., Ribeiro, I., and Lopes, D. (2018). 利用簡約函數形式對數值空氣品質預報系統進行自我調整偏差修正兩岸四地環境科技創新與合作青年學者論壇, 4 August 2018, Hefei, China.
  • Yang, J., Li, L.-L., Lin C.-Y., Liu, P. L.-F., and Mok, K. M. (2018). Hindcast Study of Inundation in Macau Caused by Typhoon Hato and Hagupit, 15th Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) Annual Meeting, 3 – 8 June 2018, Honolulu, HI, USA. (OS24-D3-PM1-317B-003 (OS24-A020))
  • Lopes, D., Ferreira, J., Yuen, K. V., Borrego, C., Hoi, K. I., Miranda, A. I. and Mok, K. M. (2018) Desenvolvimento de um Sistema Multi-Escala de Modelação da Qualidade do ar sobre a Região Administrativa Especial de Macau, CIALP – 1º Conferência Internacional de Ambiente em Língua Portuguesa8-10 May 2018, Aveiro, Portugal.
  • Li, L.-L., Yang, J., Lin C.-Y., Chua, C. T., Wang, Y., Zhao, K.-F., Wu, Y.-T., Liu, P. L.-F., Switzer, A. D. and Mok, K. M. (2018) Storm Surge Modeling of the 2017 Typhoon Hato Based on a Field Survey in Macau, New Dimensions for Natural Hazards in Asia: An AOGS-EGU Joint Conference, 4-8 February 2018, Tagaytay, Philippines.
  • Liu, B.He, M. M.Hoi, K. I.Mok, K. M. and Li, Y. J. (2017)  Potential Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) and Black Carbon on Jogging Trails in Macau, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Regional Air Quality Management in Rapidly Developing Economic Regions, 16-19 November 2017, Guangzhou, China.
  • Hoi, K. I.Chio, C. W.D. Lopes and Mok, K. M. (2017) Seasonal Difference of PM10 Exposure in a Diesel Bus, The 5th International Symposium on Regional Air Quality Management in Rapidly Developing Economic Regions, 16-19 November 2017, Guangzhou, China.
  • Lou, I., Xie, Z., Ung, W. K. and Mok, K. M. (2017) Integrating Support Vector Regression with Particle Swarm Optimization for Numerical Modeling for Algal Blooms of Freshwater. In I. Lou, B. Han & W. Zhang (Eds.), Advances in Monitoring and Modelling Algal Blooms in Freshwater Reservoirs (pp. 125-141). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Zhang, W., Cao, C., Lou, I., Ung, W. K., Kong, Y. and Mok, K. M. (2017) Profiling Phytoplankton Community in Drinking Water Reservoirs Using Deep Sequencing. In I. Lou, B. Han & W. Zhang (Eds.), Advances in Monitoring and Modelling Algal Blooms in Freshwater Reservoirs (pp. 113-124). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Zhang, W., Lou, I., Ung, W. K., Kong, Y. and Mok, K. M. (2017) Analysis of Cylindrospermopsin- and Microcystin-Producing Genotypes and Cyanotoxin Concentrations in the Macau Storage Reservoir. In I. Lou, B. Han & W. Zhang (Eds.), Advances in Monitoring and Modelling Algal Blooms in Freshwater Reservoirs (pp. 89-111). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Zhang, W., Lou, I., Ung, W. K., Kong, Y. and Mok, K. M. (2017) Application of PCR and Real-Time PCR for Monitoring Cyanobacteria, Microcystis spp. and Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii, in Macau Freshwater Reservoir. In I. Lou, B. Han & W. Zhang (Eds.), Advances in Monitoring and Modelling Algal Blooms in Freshwater Reservoirs (pp. 69-88). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Kong, Y., Lou, I., Zhang, Y., Lou, C. U., and Mok, K. M. (2017) Using an Online Phycocyanin Fluorescence Probe for Rapid Monitoring of Cyanobacteria in Macau Freshwater Reservoir. In I. Lou, B. Han & W. Zhang (Eds.), Advances in Monitoring and Modelling Algal Blooms in Freshwater Reservoirs (pp. 45-67). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Zhang, W., Lou, I., Ung, W. K., Kong, Y. and Mok, K. M. (2017) Spatiotemporal Variations of Phytoplankton Structure and Water Quality in the Eutrophic Freshwater Reservoir of Macau. In I. Lou, B. Han & W. Zhang (Eds.), Advances in Monitoring and Modelling Algal Blooms in Freshwater Reservoirs (pp. 21-44). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Mok, K. M., Lai, U H. and Hoi, K. I. (2016) Development of an Adaptive Kalman Filter-Based Storm Tide Forecasting Model, Proceedings of the 2nd Conference of Global Chinese Scholars on Hydrodynamics, 11 – 14 November 2016, Wuxi, Jiangsu, China, 176 -183. (Session Keynote)
  • Hoi, K. I., Yuen, K. V., Mok, K. M., Miranda, A. I. and Ribeiro, I., (2016) Comparison of the Offline and the Online Bias Correction of the WRF-EURAD in Porto, Portugal. In: S. Sauvage, J.M. Sánchez-Pérez & A.E. Rizzoli, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, 10-14 July 2016, Toulouse, France, Vol. 2, 377 – 383.
  • Lopes, D., Ferreira, J. Hoi, K. I.Mok, K. M., Miranda, A. I. and Yuen, K. V. (2016) WRF-CAMx Application to the Pearl River Delta Region, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Harmonisation within Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling for Regulatory Purposes (HARMO 17), 9-12 May 2016, Budapest, Hungary, 121-125.
  • Wang, Y., Xie, Z., Lou, I., Ung, W. K. and Mok, K. M. (2015) Algal Bloom Prediction by Support Vector Machine with Genetic Algorithm Optimization in Freshwater Reservoirs, The International Multi-Conference on Engineering and Technology Innovation 2015 (IMETI2015), 30 October –3 November 2015, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Xu, S., Lou, I., Ung, W. K., Kong, Y. and Mok, K. M. (2015) Dynamics in Phytoplankton Abundance and Water Quality Analysis for Two Freshwater Reservoirs in Macau, The 6th IWA-ASPIRE Conference & Exhibition, 20-24 September 2015, Beijing, China.
  • Lopes D.Hoi K. I.Mok K. M., Miranda A. I., Yuen K. V. and Borrego C. (2015). State of the Air Quality in the Main Regions of Pearl River Delta. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, 3-5 September 2015, Rhodes, Greece, 5pp.
  • Mok, K. M.Hoi, K. I., Yuen, K. V., Miranda, A. I., Borrego, C. and Ribeiro, I. (2015) Selection of a Parsimonious Empirical Correction Rule for a Deterministic Air Quality Model, 2015 International Conference on Earth Observations & Societal Impacts and ICLEI Resilience Forum, 28-30 June 2015, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. (Session Keynote)
  • Lou, I., Xu, S., Zhang, W., Kong, Y. and Mok, K. M. (2015) PCR and Real-Time PCR for Identification and Quantification of Cyanobacteria Toxic Species and Cyanotoxins-producing Genotypes in Macau Storage Reservoir. In D. Davison (Eds.), Cyanobacteria: Ecological Importance, Biotechnological Uses and Risk Management (pp79-111). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Publications

  • Yang, J., Li, L.-L., Zhao, K., Wang, P., Wang, D., Sou, I. M., Yang, Z., Hu, J., Tang, X., Mok, K. M., and Liu, P. L.-F. (2019) A Comparative Study of Typhoon Hato (2017) and Typhoon Mangkhut (2018) – Their Impacts on Coastal Inundation in Macau, Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans, Vol. 124 (12), 9590–9619.
  • Li, W. J., Li, Y. J., Lee, M. Y., Mok, K. M. and Hao, T. W. (2019) Nitrogen Removal in Moving Bed Sequencing Batch Reactors with Polyurethane Foam Cube and Luffa Sponge Carrier Materials, Journal of Environmental Engineering, Vol. 145(6): 04019025| doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001534
  • Li, X.Lopes, D.Mok, K. M., Miranda, A. I., Yuen, K. V. and Hoi, K. I. (2019) Development of a Road Traffic Emission Inventory with High Spatial–Temporal Resolution in the World’s Most Densely Populated Region—Macau, Environmental Modeling & Assessment, Vol. 191, no. 4, 191 – 239.
  • Liu, B., He, M. M., Wu, C., Li, J., Li, Y., Lau, N. T., Yu, J. Z., Lau, A. K. H., Fung, J. C. H., Hoi, K. I.Mok, K. M., Chan, C. K., and Li, Y. J., (2019) Potential Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) and Black Carbon on Jogging Trails in Macau, Atmospheric Environment, Vol. 198, 23-33.
  • Hu, D., Gao, C., Sun, C., Jin, T., Fan, G., Mok, K. M. and Lee, S. M.-Y. (2019) Genome-Guided and Mass Spectrometry Investigation of Natural Products Produced by a Potential New Actinobacteria Strain Isolated from a Mangrove Ecosystem in Futian, Shenzhen, China, Scientific Reports, 9:823 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-37475-w
  • Lopes D., Ferreira J., Hoi K. I., Miranda A. I., Yuen K. V. and Mok K. M. (2019) Weather Research and Forecasting Model Simulations over the Pearl River Delta Region, Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, Vol. 12(1), 115-125.
  • Li, L., Yang, J., Lin, C.-Y., Chua, C. T., Wang, Y., Zhao, K., Wu, Y.-T., Liu, P. L.-F., Switzer, A. D., Mok, K. M., Wang, P. and Peng, D. (2018) Field Survey of Typhoon Hato (2017) and a Comparison with Storm Surge Modeling in Macau, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Vol. 18(12), 3167-3178.
  • Hu, D., Chen, Y., Sun, C., Jin, T., Fan, G., Liao, Q., Mok, K. M. and Lee, S. M.-Y. (2018) Genome Guided Investigation of Antibiotics Producing Actinomycetales Strain Isolated from a Macau Mangrove Ecosystem. Scientific Reports, 8: 14271| DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-32076-z
  • Mok, K. M., Yuen, K. V., Hoi, K. I.Chao, K. M. and Lopes, D. (2018) Predicting Ground-level Ozone Concentrations by Adaptive Bayesian Model Averaging of Statistical Seasonal Models, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, Vol. 32, no. 5, 1283–1297.
  • Mok, K. M., Miranda, A. I., Yuen, K. V., Hoi, K. I., Monteiro, A. and Ribeiro, I. (2017) Selection of Bias Correction Models for Improving the Daily PM10 Forecasts of WRF-EURAD in Porto, Portugal, Atmospheric Pollution Research, Vol. 8, no. 4, 628-639.
  • Wang, Y., Xie, Z., Lou, I., Ung, W. K. and Mok, K. M. (2017) Algal Bloom Prediction by Support Vector Machine and Relevance Vector Machine with Genetic Algorithm Optimization in Freshwater Reservoirs, Engineering Computations, Vol. 34, no. 2, 664-679.
  • Mok, K. M.Lai, U H. and Hoi, K. I., (2016) Development of an Adaptive Kalman Filter-Based Storm Tide Forecasting Model, Journal of HydrodynamicsSer. B, Vol. 28, no.6, 1029 -1036.
  • Lopes, D.Hoi, K.I.Mok, K. M., Miranda, A.I., Yuen, K. V. and Borrego, C. (2016) Air Quality in the Main Cities of the Pearl River Delta Region, Global NEST Journal, Vol. 18, no.4, 794 – 802.
  • Lou, I. Xie, Z., Ung, W. K. and Mok, K. M.  (2016) Freshwater Algal Bloom Prediction by Extreme Learning Machine in Macau Storage Reservoirs, Neural Computing & Applications, Vol. 27, no. 1, 19 – 26.
  • Lou, I., Xie, Z., Ung, W. K. and Mok, K. M. (2015), Integrating Support Vector Regression with Particle Swarm Optimization for Numerical Modeling for Algal Blooms of Freshwater, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 39, no. 19, 5907 – 5916.
  • Ieong, I. I., Lou, I., Ung, W. K. and Mok, K. M.  (2015) Using Principle Component Regression, Artificial Neural Network, and Hybrid Models for Predicting Phytoplankton Abundance in Macau Storage Reservoir, Environmental Modeling & Assessment, Vol. 20, no. 4, 355 – 365.
  • Zhang, W., Lou, I., Ung, W.K., Kong, Y. and Mok, K.M. (2015), Spatio-Temporal Variations of Phytoplankton Structure and Water Quality in the Eutrophic Freshwater Reservoir of Macau, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 55, no. 8, 2237 – 2252.