Dr. Tony Lee | Chief of Operations Engineering
MTR Corporation | Hong Kong

Dr. Tony Lee, Chief of Operations Engineering, MTR Corporation

Ir Dr Lee Kar Yun is currently the Chief of Operations Engineering responsible for directing all engineering services in enhancing asset worth to business and ensuring asset management and renewal meeting safety, business and customer requirements.  He has over 29 years of railway systems maintenance, design and engineering experiences, and is also an active railway system researcher, particularly on condition-based monitoring of equipment. He is now the Co-investigator of the "Smart Railway Sensor Networks" research project run by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and holds few Patents on fiber optic sensors inventions for railway applications.  He is specialized in Life-Cycle Asset Management, Systems & Operation Assurance, and Smart Railway Development.  He possesses EngD, MPhil, CEng, MIET, MHKIE, AP(HK).


Day One @ 11:30

Foresighted Asset Management Strategy

  •     Creating accurate long-term forecasts of asset condition by analysing historical and current data
  •     Achieving foresight in asset management through novel prognostic technologies
  •     Equipping rail operators the ability to make decisions on optimal asset deployment and maintenance planning 

Day One @ 14:20

PANEL: Key considerations in Asset Renewal – Balancing Investment, Risk and Cost

  •     As mature rail operators in the region are facing the issue of aging rail assets, a decision has to be made between refurbishment and replacement of assets. What are the key factors that need to be taken into account before a decision is made?
  •     What are the best practices in life cycle costing and asset renewal planning?
  •     How do we structure cost, funding and investment effectively to ensure the sustainability of rail assets?
  •     How will rail asset management evolve with the application of new technology in the next 5-10 years? 

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