Tang-Tat "Percy" Ng


Fax: 505.277.1988

Physical Address

Room 3051
Centennial Engineering Center
Building # 112 on the UNM map

Mailing Address

MSC01 1070
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1070

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Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

Registered Professional Engineer

New Mexico

Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1989

MS, Civil Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1983

BS, Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1981


Dr. Ng is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers and is a nationally recognized leader in the field of micromechanics of granular materials. His current research focuses on computational geomechanics and micromechanics of granular materials. Dr. Ng has been a civil engineer with the United Geotechnical Corp (Taiwan) where he designed building foundations. Dr. Ng has also served as a Senior Research Scientist at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory. He has more than 75 peer reviewed scientific publications. He has delivered the keynote lecture to the Hong Kong Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Dr. Ng is the holder of the Luojia professorship at the Wuhan University.

Teaching Interests

  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Numerical methods
  • Engineering mechanics

Research Interests

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Micromechanics of granular materials