Ir. Dr. Teo graduated with a Ph.D in Civil Engineering (specialised in Water Engineering) from Cardiff University, UK, as well as a B.Eng. (Hons) in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), and a M.Sc. in Water Engineering from the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He was also studied Environmental Impact Assessment at the Danish and Malaysian University Consortium for Environment and Development (DU/MU-CED), Environment Protection at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Certificate of Professional Development at the Cardiff University, Oxford Programme on Negotiation at the Saïd Business School, and Singapore-United States Third Country Training Programme on Water Efficiency and Wastewater Management.
He has an established professional experience for over 18 years as an engineer, science researcher, senior manager, and academician in the field of civil engineering profession relating to the subject of water-related health and wellbeing management in a changing environment. Prior to his appointment as the Associate Professor of Water Engineering at the University of Nottingham Malaysia, he started his career as a civil engineer in an engineering consultancy company and later joined the Malaysian civil services, where he has held a few positions in the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), National Hydraulic Research Institute Malaysia (NAHRIM) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental (NRE), and the National Water Services Commission (SPAN).
He is a qualified Professional Engineer with Practising Certificate (PEPC) that registered with the Board of Engineers, Malaysia, an International Professional Engineer Register (Int.PE), an ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer (ACPE), a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (FIEM), a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET, UK), and an Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA, UK).
XIA, J., TEO, F. Y., FALCONER, R. A., CHEN, Q. and DENG, S., 2018. Hydrodynamic experiments on the impacts of vehicle blockages at bridges JOURNAL OF FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT. 11, S395-S402 MU, D., YUAN, D., FENG, H., XING, F., TEO, F. Y. and LI, S., 2017. Nutrient fluxes across sediment-water interface in Bohai Bay Coastal Zone, China MARINE POLLUTION BULLETIN. 114(2), 705-714 KASHANI, M. M., HIN, L. S., IBRAHIM, S. B., SULAIMAN, N. M. B. N. and TEO, F. Y., 2016. An investigation into the effects of particle texture, water content and parallel plates' diameters on rheological behavior of fine sediment INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SEDIMENT RESEARCH. 31(2), 120-130
LI, Y., YUAN, D., LIN, B. and TEO, F. Y., 2016. A fully coupled depth-integrated model for surface water and groundwater flows JOURNAL OF HYDROLOGY. 542, 172-184