Dr. Kwok-Wing  Chau

Dr. Kwok-Wing Chau

Professor
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Water Engineering from University of Queensland, Australia

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Biography

Dr. Chau, Kwok-Wing is currently working as Professor at Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his PhD from University of Queensland. He is professional member of Chartered Engineer, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, and Institution of Structural Engineers, UK. He is member of editorial board in more than 22 journals. He is also serving as reviewer in 247 journals and a paper reviewer of conferences. He has (62) publications in SCI journals, (118) publications in different journals, (3) books, and (87) papers in conferences contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Engineering
100%
Civil Engineering
62%
Hydraulic Engineering
90%
Artificial Intelligence
75%
Construction Materials Technology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Xu, D.M., W.C. Wang, K.W. Chau, C.T. Cheng and S.Y. Chen, 2013. Comparison of three global optimization algorithms for calibration of the Xinanjiang model parameters. J. Hydroinform., 15: 174-193.
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  2. Wu, C.L. and K.W. Chau, 2013. Prediction of rainfall time series using modular soft computingmethods. Eng. Applic. Artif. Intell., 26: 997-1007.
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  3. Wang, W.C., D.M. Xu, K.W. Chau and S. Chen, 2013. Improved annual rainfall-runoff forecasting using PSO-SVM model based on EEMD. J. Hydroinform., 15: 1377-1390.
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  4. Wang, W.C., C.T. Cheng, K.W. Chau and D.M. Xu, 2012. Calibration of Xinanjiang model parameters using hybrid genetic algorithm based fuzzy optimal model. J. Hydroinform., 14: 784-799.
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  5. Taormina, R., K.K. Chau and R. Sethi, 2012. Artificial neural network simulation of hourly groundwater levels in a coastal aquifer system of the Venice lagoon. Eng. Applic. Artif. Intell., 25: 1670-1676.
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  6. Maghsoodi, R., M.S. Roozgar, K.W. Chau and H. Sarkardeh, 2012. 3D-simulation of dam-break flows. Dam Eng., 23: 53-70.
  7. Cheng, C.T., J.J. Shen, X.Y. Wu and K.W. Chau, 2012. Operation challenges for fast-growing China's hydropower systems and respondence to energy saving and emission reduction. Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev., 16: 2386-2393.
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  8. Cheng, C., J. Shen, X. Wu and K.W. Chau, 2012. Short-term hydroscheduling with discrepant objectives using multi-step progressive optimality algorithm. J. Am. Water Resour. Assoc., 48: 464-479.
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  9. Wu, C.L. and K.W. Chau, 2011. Rainfall-runoff modeling using artificial neural network coupled with singular spectrum analysis. J. Hydrol., 399: 394-409.
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  10. Chau, K.W., 2011. Knowledge-Based System for Analysis and Design of Liquid Retaining Structures. Nova Science Publishers, USA., ISBN-13: 978-1612095509, Pages: 174.
  11. Chau, K.W., 2011. An Integrated Knowledge Management System on Flow and Water Quality Modeling. In: New Developments in Environmental Research, Davis, E.B. (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc., Hauppauge, USA., ISBN: 1-59454-629-0, pp: 43-60.
  12. Wu, C.L., K.W. Chau and C. Fan, 2010. Prediction of rainfall time series using modular artificial neural networks coupled with data-preprocessing techniques. J. Hydrol., 389: 146-167.
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  13. Wu, C.L. and K.W. Chau, 2010. Data-driven models for monthly streamflow time series prediction. Eng. Applic. Artif. Intell., 23: 1350-1367.
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  14. Chau, K.W., 2010. Modelling for Coastal Hydraulics and Engineering. Spon Press (Taylor & Francis), UK., ISBN-13: 978-0415482547, Pages: 240.
  15. Chau, K.W. and C.L.Wu, 2010. A hybrid model coupled with singular spectrum analysis for daily rainfall prediction. J. Hydroinformatics, 12: 458-473.
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  16. Chau, K.W. and C.L. Wu, 2010. Hydrological Predictions: Using Data-Driven Models Coupled with Data Preprocessing Techniques. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, ISBN-13: 978-3843364461, Pages: 248.
  17. Zhang, J. and K.W. Chau, 2009. Multilayer ensemble pruning via novel multi-sub-swarm particle swarm optimization. J. Universal Comput. Sci., 15: 840-858.
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  18. Wu, C.L., K.W. Chau and Y.S. Li, 2009. Predicting monthly streamflow using data-driven models coupled with data-preprocessing techniques. Water Res. Res., 45: W08432-W08432.
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  19. Wu, C.L., K.W. Chau and Y.S. Li, 2009. Methods to improve neural network performance in daily flows prediction. J. Hydrol., 372: 80-93.
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  20. Wang, W.C., K.W. Chau, C.T. Chen and L. Qiu, 2009. A comparison of performance of several artificial intelligence methods for forecasting monthly discharge time series. J. Hydrol., 374: 294-306.
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  21. Cheng, C.T., S.L. Liao, X.Y. Wu and K.W. Chau, 2009. Two stage particle swarm optimisation for long-term operation of a hydroelectric power system. Hong Kong Inst. Eng. Trans., 16: 8-14.
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  22. Wu, C.L., K.W. Chau and Y.S. Li, 2008. River stage prediction based on a distributed support vector regression. J. Hydrol., 358: 96-111.
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  23. Jia, W., B. Ling, K.W. Chau and L. Heutte, 2008. Palmprint Identification using restricted fusion. Appl. Math. Comput., 205: 927-934.
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  24. Huang, Z.K. and K.W. Chau, 2008. A new image thresholding method based on Gaussian mixture model. Applied Math. Comput., 205: 899-907.
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  25. Cheng, C.T., W.C. Wang, D.M. Xu and K.W. Chau, 2008. Optimizing hydropower reservoir operation using hybrid genetic algorithm and chaos. J. Water Resour. Manage., 22: 895-909.
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  26. Cheng, C.T., J.X. Xie, K.W. Chau and M. Layeghifard, 2008. A new indirect multi-step-ahead prediction model for a long-term hydrologic prediction. J. Hydrol., 361: 118-130.
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  27. Chau, K.W., 2008. Application of a Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm to Hydrological Problems. In: Water Resources Research Progress, Robinson, L.N. (Ed.). Nova Science Publishers Inc., Hauppauge, USA., ISBN-13: 9781600219733, pp: 3-12.
  28. Wu, C.L., K.W. Chau and J.S. Huang, 2007. Modelling coupled water and heat transport in a Soil-Mulch-Plant-Atmosphere Continuum (SMPAC) system. Applied Math. Modell., 31: 152-169.
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  29. Muttil, N. and K.W. Chau, 2007. Machine-learning paradigms for selecting ecologically significant input variables. Eng. Applic. Artif. Intell., 20: 735-744.
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  30. Li, H.X., C.T. Cheng and K.W. Chau, 2007. Parallel resource co-allocation for the computational grid. Comput. Lang. Syst. Struct., 33: 1-10.
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  31. Chau, K.W., W.B. Kong, C.L. Wu and C.Z. Zhang, 2007. Application of ANFIS on flood prediction in main stream of the Changjiang River. J. Resour. Environ. Yangtze Basin, 16: 697-701.
  32. Chau, K.W., 2007. Web-based interactive computer-aided learning package on open-channel flow: Innovations, challenges and experiences. J. Prof. Issues Eng. Edu. Pract., 133: 9-17.
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  33. Chau, K.W., 2007. Reliability and performance-based design by artificial neural network. Adv. Eng. Software, 38: 145-149.
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  34. Chau, K.W., 2007. Integrated water quality management in Tolo Harbour, Hong Kong: A case study. J. Cleaner Prod., 15: 1568-1572.
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  35. Chau, K.W., 2007. Insight into resolving construction disputes by mediation/adjudication in Hong Kong. J. Prof. Issues Eng. Educ. Pract., 133: 143-147.
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  36. Chau, K.W., 2007. Incorporation of sustainability concepts into a civil engineering curriculum. J. Prof. Issues Eng. Educ. Pract., 133: 188-191.
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  37. Chau, K.W., 2007. Application of a PSO-based neural network in analysis of outcomes of construction claims. Autom. Constr., 16: 642-646.
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  38. Chau, K.W., 2007. An ontology-based knowledge management system for flow and water quality modeling. Adv. Eng. Software, 38: 172-181.
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  39. Chau, K.W., 2007. A split-step particle swarm optimization algorithm in river stage forecasting. J. Hydrol., 346: 131-135.
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  40. Chau, K.W., 2007. A Prototype Expert System for Design of Liquid Retaining Structures. In: Progress in Expert Systems Research, Lipshitz, A.P. (Ed.). Chapter 3, Nova Science Publishers Inc., Hauppauge, USA., ISBN: 1-60021-690-0, pp: 53-71.
  41. Chau, K.W. and N. Muttil, 2007. Data mining and multivariate statistical analysis for ecological system in coastal waters. J. Hydroinform., 9: 305-317.
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  42. Zhao, M.Y., C.T. Cheng, K.W. Chau and G. Li, 2006. Multiple criteria data envelopment analysis for full ranking units associated to environment impact assessment. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 28: 448-464.
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  43. Xie, J.X., C.T. Cheng, K.W. Chau and Y.Z. Pei, 2006. A hybrid adaptive time-delay neural network model for multi-step-ahead prediction of sunspot activity. Int. J. Environ. Poll., 28: 364-381.
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  44. Wu, C.L. and K.W. Chau, 2006. Mathematical model of water quality rehabilitation with rainwater utilisation: A case study at Haigang. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 28: 534-545.
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  45. Wu, C.L. and K.W. Chau, 2006. A flood forecasting neural network model with genetic algorithm. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 28: 261-273.
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  46. Muttil, N. and K.W. Chau, 2006. Neural network and genetic programming for modeling coastal algal blooms. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 28: 223-238.
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  47. Lin, J.Y., C.T. Cheng and K.W. Chau, 2006. Using support vector machines for long-term discharge prediction. Hydrol. Sci. J., 51: 599-612.
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  48. Li, X.Y., K.W. Chau, C.T. Cheng and Y.S. Li, 2006. A web-based flood forecasting system for Shuangpai region. Adv. Eng. Software, 37: 146-158.
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  49. Cheng, C.T., M.Y. Zhao, K.W. Chau and X.Y. Wu, 2006. Using genetic algorithm and TOPSIS for Xinanjiang model calibration with a single procedure. J. Hydrol., 316: 129-140.
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  50. Chen, W. and K.W. Chau, 2006. Intelligent manipulation and calibration of parameters for hydrological models. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 28: 432-447.
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  51. Chau, K.W., 2006. Persistent organic pollution characterization of sediments in Pearl River estuary. Chemosphere, 64: 1545-1549.
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  52. Chau, K.W., 2006. Particle swarm optimization training algorithm for ANNs in stage prediction of shing Mun river. J. Hydrol., 329: 363-367.
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  53. Chau, K.W., 2006. Development of an integrated knowledge-based system on flow and water quality in Hong Kong coastal waters. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 28: 297-309.
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  54. Chau, K.W., 2006. An expert system on site selection of sanitary landfill. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 28: 402-411.
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  55. Chau, K.W., 2006. A review on integration of artificial intelligence into water quality modelling. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 52: 726-733.
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  56. Chau, K., 2006. A review on the integration of artificial intelligence into coastal modeling. J. Environ. Manage., 80: 47-57.
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  57. Cheng, C.T., X.Y. Wu and K.W. Chau, 2005. Multiple criteria rainfall-runoff model calibration using a parallel genetic algorithm in a cluster of computers. Hydrol. Sci. J., 50: 1069-1087.
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  58. Chau, K.W., M. Anson and J.P. Zhang, 2005. 4D dynamic construction management and visualization software: 1. Development. Automat. Const., 14: 512-524.
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  59. Chau, K.W., M. Anson and D.D. De Saram, 2005. 4D dynamic construction management and visualization software: 2. Site trial. Autom. Constr., 14: 525-536.
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  60. Chau, K.W., C.L. Wu and Y.S. Li, 2005. Comparison of several flood forecasting models in Yangtze river. J. Hydrol. Eng., 10: 485-491.
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  61. Chau, K.W., 2005. Water Quality Models: Mathematical Framework. In: Water Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Water Quality and Resource Development, Lehr, J.H., J.W. Keeley and J.K. Lehr (Eds.). John Wiley and Sons Publishing, Ostrander, USA., ISBN-13: 9780471736868, pp: 273-278.
  62. Chau, K.W., 2005. Three-Dimensional Modeling of Hydrodynamic and Transboundary Pollutant Transport in Pearl River Estuary of South China. In: Trends in Water Pollution Research, Livingston, J.V. (Ed.). Chapter 8, Nova Science Publishers Inc., Hauppauge, USA., ISBN: 1-59454-328-3, pp: 181-201.
  63. Chau, K.W., 2005. Selection and calibration of numerical modeling in flow and water quality. Environ. Model. Assess., 9: 169-178.
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  64. Chau, K.W., 2005. Prototype expert system for site selection of a sanitary landfill. Civil Eng. Environ. Syst., 22: 205-215.
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  65. Chau, K.W., 2005. Characterization of transboundary POP contamination in aquatic ecosystems of Pearl River delta. Mar. Pol. Bull., 51: 960-965.
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  66. Chau, K.W., 2005. An unsteady three-dimensional eutrophication model in Tolo Harbour, Hong Kong. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 51: 1078-1084.
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  67. Chau, K.W., 2005. An integrated knowledge-based system on modelling of flow and water quality. Chin. Q. Mech., 26: 696-699.
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  68. Chau, K.W. and F. Albermani, 2005. A knowledge-based system for liquid retaining structure design with blackboard architecture. Build. Environ., 40: 73-81.
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  69. Chau, K., 2005. Problem-based learning approach in accomplishing innovation and entrepreneurship of civil engineering undergraduates. Int. J. Eng. Educ., 21: 228-232.
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  70. Wang, H.J., J.P. Zhang, K.W. Chau and M. Anson, 2004. 4D dynamic management for construction planning and resource utilization. Autom. Constr., 13: 575-589.
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  71. Cheng, C.T., K.W. Chau, X.Y. Li and G. Li, 2004. Developing a web-based flood forecasting system for reservoirs with J2EE. Hydrol. Sci. J., 49: 973-986.
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  72. Cheng, C.T. and K.W. Chau, 2004. Flood control management system for reservoirs. Environ. Modell. Software, 19: 1141-1150.
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  73. Chau, K.W., M. Anson and J.P. Zhang, 2004. Four-dimensional visualization of construction scheduling and site utilization. J. Constr. Eng. Manage., 130: 598-606.
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  74. Chau, K.W., 2004. Knowledge-based system on water-resource management in coastal waters. Water Environ. J., 18: 25-28.
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  75. Chau, K.W., 2004. Investigation on effects of aggregate structure in water and wastewater treatment. Water Sci. Technol., 50: 119-124.
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  76. Chau, K.W., 2004. Intelligent manipulation of calibration parameters in numerical modeling. Adv. Environ. Res., 8: 467-476.
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  77. Chau, K.W., 2004. A two-stage dynamic model on allocation of construction facilities with genetic algorithm. Autom. Constr., 13: 481-490.
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  78. Chau, K.W., 2004. A three-dimensional eutrophication modeling in Tolo Harbour. Applied Math. Model., 28: 849-861.
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  79. Chau, K.W., 2004. A prototype knowledge-based system on unsteady open channel flow in water resources management. Water Int., 29: 54-60.
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  80. Chau, K.W. and Y.W. Jiang, 2004. A three-dimensional pollutant transport model in orthogonal curvilinear and sigma coordinate system for Pearl river estuary. Int. J. Environ. Pollut., 2: 188-198.
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  81. Chau, K.W. and F. Albermani, 2004. Hybrid knowledge representation in a blackboard KBS for liquid retaining structure design. Eng. Applic. Artif. Intell., 17: 11-18.
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  82. Chau, K.W. and F. Albermani, 2004. An expert system on design of liquid-retaining structures with blackboard architecture. Expert Syst., 21: 183-191.
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  83. Chau, K.W., Y. Cao, M. Anson and J. Zhang, 2003. Application of data warehouse and decision support system in construction management. Autom. Constr., 12: 213-224.
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  84. Chau, K.W., M. Anson, C. Ying and J. Zhang, 2003. Integration of data warehouse into knowledge-based system on construction management decision making. Hong Kong Inst. Eng. Trans., 10: 8-13.
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  85. Chau, K.W., M. Anson and J.P. Zhang, 2003. Implementation of visualization as planning and scheduling tool in construction. Build. Environ., 38: 713-719.
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  86. Chau, K.W., 2003. Manipulation of numerical coastal flow and water quality models. Environ. Modell. Software, 18: 99-108.
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  87. Chau, K.W. and Y.W. Jiang, 2003. Simulation of transboundary pollutant transport action in the Pearl River delta. Chemosphere, 52: 1615-1621.
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  88. Chau, K.W. and F. Albermani, 2003. Knowledge-based system on optimum design of liquid retaining structures with genetic algorithms. J. Struct. Eng. ASCE, 129: 1312-1321.
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  89. Chau, K.W. and F. Albermani, 2003. A coupled knowledge-based expert system for design of liquid-retaining structures. Autom. Constr., 12: 589-602.
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  90. Yu, P.K. and K.W., Chau, 2002. A Web-based Computer-Aided Learning Package on Pipe Flow. In: Web-based Learning: Men and Machines, Kwan, R., W.J. Jia, J. Chan, A. Fong and R. Cheung (Eds.). World Scientific, Singapore, ISBN-13: 978-9812381262, pp: 3-12.
  91. Cheng, C.T., C.P. Ou and K.W. Chau, 2002. Combining a fuzzy optimal model with a genetic algorithm to solve multi-objective rainfall-runoff model calibration. J. Hydrol., 268: 72-86.
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  92. Cheng, C.T. and K.W. Chau, 2002. Three-person multi-objective conflict decision in reservoir flood control. Eur. J. Operat. Res., 142: 622-631.
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  93. Chau, K.W., C. Chuntian and C.W. Li, 2002. Knowledge management system on flow and water quality modeling. Expert Syst. Applic., 22: 321-330.
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  94. Chau, K.W., 2002. Field measurements of SOD and sediment nutrient fluxes in a land-locked embayment in Hong Kong. Adv. Environ. Res., 6: 135-142.
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  95. Chau, K.W. and Y.W. Jiang, 2002. Three-dimensional pollutant transport model for the Pearl River Estuary. Water Res., 36: 2029-2039.
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  96. Chau, K.W. and H. Jin, 2002. Two-layered, 2D unsteady eutrophication model in boundary-fitted coordinate system. Mar. Pollut. Bull., 45: 300-310.
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  97. Chau, K.W. and F. Albermani, 2002. Expert system application on preliminary design of water retaining structures. Exp. Syst. Applic., 22: 169-178.
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  98. Cheng, C. and K.W. Chau, 2001. Fuzzy iteration methodology for reservoir flood control operation. J. Am. Water Resour. Assoc., 37: 1381-1388.
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  99. Chau, K.W. and Y.W. Jiang, 2001. 3D numerical model for Pearl River Estuary. J. Hydraul. Eng., 127: 72-82.
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  100. Chau, K.W. and W. Chen, 2001. A fifth generation numerical modelling system in coastal zone. Applied Math. Modell., 25: 887-900.
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  101. Chau, K.W. and W. Chen, 2001 2001. An example of expert system on numerical modelling system in coastal processes. Adv. Eng. Software, 32: 695-703.
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