Present Administration Post: Head of Geotechnical Laboratory

Academic Qualification:

1987 – 1989:  M Phil. Rock Mechanics

University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England

(Master by research on Fatigue Behaviour of Springwell

Sandstone under Uniaxial and Triaxial Cyclic Loading)


1980 – 1983:  B Sc. Mining Engineering (Hons.)

University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England


1976 – 1980:  Diploma in Petroleum Engineering

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia


Outside UTM

June 1983 – Nov. 1984:

Geotechnical Engineer, Malaysia Mining Corporation. Incharged of MMC Laboratory Services, Batu Caves Selangor: Incharged of soil testing on various MMC projects; Involved in soil investigation work for Sungai Bernam Deviation Project, Perak; Peninsular Gas Utilisation Project (Phase II) in Pahang and Johor, Kuala Langat Mines, Selangor.

Nov. 1984 – June 1986:

Project Engineer, Engineering Services, Malaysia Mining Corporation Head Quarters, KL. Project involvement includes: Tender evaluation for Sg. Petani (Kedah) Water Supply Scheme; cost estimation and preparation of tender proposals for Sungai Piah (Pahang) HEP; Project planning and cost estimation for Gemas-Paloh and Sg. Yu -Tumpat Railway Rehabilitation Project.

 Oct. 1995 –  June 1997

Laboratory demonstrator, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Eng., University of Bradford, UK. Assisting undergraduates in Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics laboratory work.


Within UTM:

June 1986 – 1987

Assistant lecturer ‘A’ at the Faculty of Civil Engineering UTM KL. Experience include teaching, assessing and lab demonstarting for undergraduates and diploma students.

13 Dec. 1989

Appointed as Lecturer at the Faculty of Civil Engineering UTM

July, 1990 – Nov., 1993:

Head of Rock Mechanics & Engng. Geology Laboratory: Incharged of the setting-up of Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology Lab for the Department and other related management work for the operation of the lab.

1 November 2002:

Appointed as Lecturer (DS 45), Faculty of Civil Engineering UTM Skudai

July 2000 – to present

Fellow (Engineering Geology) Construction Technology & Management Centre (CTMC) – Involve in various consultancy work related to engineering geology & Rock Mechanics.

Dec 2000 to Present

Head of Geotechnical Laboratory: To assist the department in the running and operation of the lab. Job assignments include identifying suitable laboratory equipments and facilities; preparing and evaluating of tenders and quotations for purchase of equipments; maintenance of equipments.

30 July 2004

Appointed as Senior Lecturer (DS 52), Faculty of Civil Engineering, UTM Skudai.

17 Dec. 2007

Appointed as Associate Professor (DS 54), Faculty of Civil Engineering, UTM Skudai.