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Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Green infrastructure
  • Hydrology and water resources
  • Impact of climate change on water resources

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About Anne Ng

Dr Ng 's primary research focuses on sustainable management of water resources and urban water infrastructures. She is the research leader in the arena of Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) within the Faculty Water Resources group at Victoria University. IUWM has been demonstrated by the industry and government that it is one of the most important research topics for the future due to population increase and climate change. 

Ng is a reviewer for many international journals including:

  • Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination
  • Journal of Water and Climate
  • Journal of Hydrologic Engineering, Ecological Engineering
  • Journal of Environmental Management.

She has published over 80 journals and conference papers in the field of water resources management to date: 

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria University Australia, 2002
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Honours)

Key publications

Year Citation
2018 Muthukumaran, S., Imran, H. M., Kala, J., Ng, A. WN., & Muthukumaran, S. (180301). An investigation of the effectiveness of green and cool roofs in mitigating the urban heat island over the city of Melbourne in southeast Australia AMOS-ICSHMO.

Year Citation
2019 Imran, H. M., Kala, J., Ng, A. WM., & Muthukumaran, S. (190901). Effectiveness of vegetated patches as Green Infrastructure in mitigating Urban Heat Island effects during a heatwave event in the city of Melbourne. Weather and Climate Extremes, 25

doi: 10.1016/j.wace.2019.100217

2018 Jayasooriya, V. M., Muthukumaran, S., Ng, A. WM., & Perera, B. JC. (181001). Multi Criteria Decision Making in Selecting Stormwater Management Green Infrastructure for Industrial areas Part 2: A Case Study with TOPSIS. Water Resources Management, 32(13), (4297-4312).

doi: 10.1007/s11269-018-2052-z

2018 Imran, H. M., Kala, J., Ng, A. WM., & Muthukumaran, S. (181001). Effectiveness of green and cool roofs in mitigating urban heat island effects during a heatwave event in the city of Melbourne in southeast Australia. Journal of Cleaner Production, 197 (393-405).

doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.06.179

2018 Imran, H. M., Kala, J., Ng, A. WM., & Muthukumaran, S. (180401). An evaluation of the performance of a WRF multi-physics ensemble for heatwave events over the city of Melbourne in southeast Australia. Climate Dynamics, 50(7-8), (2553-2586).

doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3758-y

Research funding for the past 5 years

Please note:

  • Funding is ordered by the year the project commenced and may continue over several years.
  • Funding amounts for contact research are not disclosed to maintain commercial confidentiality.
  • The order of investigators is not indicative of the role they played in the research project.

Effect of Green Infrastructure on Microclimate and Human Thermal Comfort
From: Green our Rooftop Research Grant
Investigators: Mr Nitin Muttil
For period: 2019-2020
$10,000

Issues related to the use of third pipe in supplying treated wastewater and stormwater.
From: City West Water
Investigators: Prof Bodiyabaduge Perera, Aspr Shobha Muthukumaran
For period: 2013-2016
$50,000

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to the following organisations for their support and essential contributions to my research:

  • City of Melbourne

Supervision of research students at VU

Available to supervise research students

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Currently supervised research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
3 PhD Principal supervisor

Currently supervised research students at VU

Students & level Role
PhD (3) Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

No. of students Study level Role
1 Masters by Research Principal supervisor
4 PhD Principal supervisor

Completed supervision of research students at VU

Students & level Role
Masters by Research (1) Principal supervisor
PhD (4) Principal supervisor

Careers

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