Biography

Dr. Mohd Azreen Mohd Ariffin

I was a Project Engineer in project Management Company at HICOM Properties, Sdn. Bhd, Shah Alam from 1997 until 1999 which involved in several projects of housing development at Shah Alam Town Centre and Bukit Saga, Shah Alam, Selangor.

In 2000- 2001, I joined another construction company namely KELKON Sdn. Bhd (contractor class A) as Project Engineer which also involved in housing projects at Kota Bharu, Kelantan,

In 2001, I decided to be a lecturer in Politeknik Kota Bharu Kelantan (PKB) after four (4) years involved in construction fields as project engineer.

In 2004 – 2006, I further my study in Master Engineering as part time student at UTM, Johor. I received Master (Civil – Structure) degree from UTM in 2007. After 8 years of service as lecturer in PKB, I decided to take a study leave under scholarship of HLP 2010 for PhD program as a full time student in UTM. I completed my PhD research in geopolymer concrete. The concrete is proved to have higher resistance to the acid, sulfate and elevated temperature exposure compared with normal Portland concrete. After officially awarded as Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering) in March 2014, I continue my service with Politeknik Merlimau Melaka, Ministry of Education Malaysia, on 10/4/2014.

I joined UTM as Senior Lecturer on 17 August 2014 at Structure and Materials Department, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

My areas of expertise are as follows:

  1. Applied Sciences and Technologies, Engineering Materials, Concrete.
  2. Engineering Sciences, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering.
  3. Material Sciences, Advanced Materials – Microstructure Characterization