Dr Felix Hui

  • Room: Level: 02 Room: 211
  • Building: Engineering Block D
  • Campus: Parkville

Research interests

  • Lean Systems (Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Construction)
  • Organisational Development (Leadership, Organisational Learning, work engagement)
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Project Management


Dr Felix Kin Peng Hui is a Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management and an Academic Specialist in the Department of Infrastructure Engineering. He is also the Academic Coordinator for the Master of Engineering Management program at the University of Melbourne. Dr Hui.is an experienced engineer with over 25 years of industry experience in managing continuous improvement projects, factories, and business units. He has held senior management positions in a range of manufacturing industries which includes machine tools, precision engineering and semiconductors. He has also consulted to organisations seeking continuous improvements to optimise their operational efficiency. His research interests are in the areas of operational process optimisation, operational efficiency, lean systems, organisational development and team dynamics in engineering projects. He is currently a lead investigator on mega-infrastructure projects research and on prefabricated modular construction research. Dr Hui is a registered Professional Engineer (Singapore), an ASEAN Chartered Professor Engineer, a Fellow of Institute of Managers and Leaders (formerly The Australian Institute of Management) and a Council member of Lean Construction Institute of Australasia (Victoria).

Recent publications

  1. Hui, FKP.; Ulya, PF.; Wilson, S.; Meyliawati, A.; Aye, L. Green Buildings in Makassar, Indonesia. . Springer International Publishing. 2020, pp. 109-127. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-24650-1_6
  2. Hui, FKP.; Aye, L.; Duffield, CE. Engaging Employees with Good Sustainability: Key Performance Indicators for Dry Ports. Sustainability. MDPI. 2019, Vol. 11, Issue 10. DOI: 10.3390/su11102967
  3. Shen, W.; Tang, W.; Siripanan, A.; Lei, Z.; Duffield, C.; Hui, K. Understanding the Green Building Industry in Thailand. . Springer. 2019, pp. 161-180. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-24650-1_9
  4. Wang, S.; Shen, W.; Tang, W.; Wang, Y.; Duffield, CF.; Hui, FKP. Understanding the social network of stakeholders in hydropower project development: An owners' view. Renewable Energy. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2019, Vol. 132, pp. 326-334. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2018.07.137
  5. Hui, K.; Zarei, H.; Duffield, C. Visual Tools for Analyzing and Organizing Engineering Data and Information. . IGI Global. 2019.
  6. Paxton, F.; Vu, J.; Hui, K.; Aye, L. A minimum viable product design of volumetric building modules. . ZEMCH Network. 2018, pp. 297-308.
  7. Saeed, AM.; Duffield, C.; Hui, FKP. An enhanced framework for assessing the operational performance of public-private partnership school projects. Built Environment Project and Asset Management. EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD. 2018, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 194-214. DOI: 10.1108/BEPAM-07-2017-0041
  8. Hui, K.; Duffield, C.; Wahyuni, S.; Parikesit, D.; Wilson, S. Collaborative international industry-university research training in infrastructure projects: An Australian-Indonesian case study.. . Curtin University of Technology. 2018, pp. 48-48.
  9. Hui, KP.; Akemi Yokota, A.; Aye, L. Education & training for zero energy and lean manufacturing & construction of housing in Australia. . Curtin University. 2018, pp. 47-60.
  10. Duffield, C.; Hui, K.; Wilson, S.; Wisesa, H.; Wahyuni, S.; Taufik, A.; Prijadi, R.; Daghlas, H. Efficient Facilitation of Major Infrastructure Projects. . Australia-Indonesia Centre. 2018, pp. 17-17. DOI: 10.4225/03/5b0cf3ab65a48
  11. Zhang, Q.; Tang, W.; Liu, J.; Duffield, C.; Hui, FKP.; Zhang, L.; Zhang, X. Improving design performance by alliance between contractors and designers in international hydropower EPC projects from the perspective of Chinese construction companies. Sustainability. MDPI AG. 2018, Vol. 10, Issue 4. DOI: 10.3390/su10041171
  12. Saeed, AM.; Duffield, C.; Hui, F. Innovation in publicly operated Public-Private Partnerships. Infrastructure Asset Management. Thomas Telford Ltd.. 2018, pp. 1-43. DOI: 10.1680/jinam.18.00008
  13. Paxton, F.; Aye, L.; Hui, K. Moving assembly line for low cost mass customised homes. . ZEMCH Network. 2018, pp. 251-262.
  14. Hui, FKP.; Aye, L. Occupational Stress and Workplace Design. Buildings. MDPI. 2018, Vol. 8, Issue 10. DOI: 10.3390/buildings8100133
  15. Hui, K.; Duffield, C.; Wilson, S. Proceedings of the Port Competitiveness and Financing Research Workshop. . University of Melbourne, Department of Infrastructure Engineering. 2018.
  16. Lei, Z.; Tang, W.; Duffield, CF.; Zhang, L.; Hui, FKP.; You, R. Qualitative Analysis of the Occupational Health and Safety Performance of Chinese International Construction Projects. Sustainability. MDPI. 2018, Vol. 10, Issue 12. DOI: 10.3390/su10124344
  17. Al Daghlas, H.; Hui, K.; Duffield, C. The importance of environmental sustainability to obtain finance for port developments in Australia and Indonesia. . Curtin University of Technology. 2018, pp. 156-165.
  18. Wisesa, H.; Hui, K.; Wilson, S.; Wahyuni, S. Transforming Maritime Logistics with The Power of Information Technology. . Indonesian Strategic Management Society. 2018.
  19. Shen, W.; Tang, W.; Siripanan, A.; Lei, Z.; Duffield, CF.; Hui, FKP. Understanding the Green Technical Capabilities and Barriers to Green Buildings in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Thailand. Sustainability. MDPI. 2018, Vol. 10, Issue 10. DOI: 10.3390/su10103585
  20. Rismanchi, BEHZAD.; Lea, KLW.; Hui, K. Benchmarking Energy Management Schemes Among Facilities managers in Australia. Facilities Management. Niche Digital. 2017, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 34-36.

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