Dr. Ng’s major fields of interest are in geo-environmental engineering, particularly in sustainable solid waste management and disposal facility design. Kelvin has received several awards in both teaching and research. He has served as a reviewer or an editor for over 50 refereed journals and conference proceedings. Kelvin has also served as a reviewer for the following funding agencies: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) - Discovery Grant, Collaborative Research and Development Grant, Alliance Grant; Mitacs, Canada; Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC); Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR, France); Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, Germany); Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, United Kingdom).
Kelvin is a Professional Engineer with Permission to Consult in Saskatchewan, Canada. He is currently serving on the Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee (SWMAC) with Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment, as well as the Awards Committee with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS). Nationally, Kelvin is the Environmental Division Chair for Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (https://csce.ca/en). He has organized/co-organized a number of international conferences (the CSCE General Conference in 2015, and the CSCE Environmental Engineering Conferences in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022).