Biography

Dr. Shek Poi-Ngian joins Universiti Teknologi Malaysia as lecturer in the Faculty of Civil Engineering since March 2010. He is currently a faculty senior lecturer as well as the research fellow in UTM Construction Research Centre (UTM-CRC).

Shek received his Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in year 2005 and Doctor of Philosophy (Structure) in year 2009 from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia respectively. He now is a graduate member in The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), Malaysian Structural Steel Associations (MSSA), Society of Engineering Education Malaysia (SEEM), and Malaysian Society for Engineering & Technology (mSet) as well.

Shek’s primary research interests are in the field of steel connections, multi-storey steel frame, light steel framing system, steel and composite structure and load bearing interlocking block system. Other than leading eight research projects, Shek also holds the position as co-researcher for several other projects that awarded by the government and university. He has published over 50 journal papers and proceedings at both national and international levels. Those research output have been mostly presented and he has received several awards from INATEX 2011, INATEX 2012, MTE 2013, INATEX 2015, ITEX 2016, and iCAN 2016.