Civil Engineering Testing Unit (CETU) under the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Johor was established in June 1998. This unit serves as a centre in conducting tests in accordance to the requirements stated in the working instruction compliance to MS ISO/IEC 17025: 2017. Services offered by CETU include project consultancy, forensic engineering investigation and testing of construction materials. Tests are carried out at two divisional laboratories namely Structures & Materials Laboratory and Geotechnics Laboratory. CETU has a strong policy to produce test report within the stipulated time frame.

About us


To be globally recognized Civil Engineering Laboratory with high quality testing services


To be a competent national Civil Engineering Laboratory in providing quality testing services


CETU is responsible for ensuring that all testing within the scope of activities, including the type, range and volume of testing would be implemented efficiently and effectively. Through the full commitment of all personnel, with adequate resources and equipment, CETU will fulfil the customer’s requirement.

Prof. Dr. Norhazilan Bin Md. Noor

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Chair, School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Izni Syahrizal Bin Ibrahim

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Quality Manager

Dr. Siti Norafida Binti Jusoh

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Deputy Quality Manager

Mrs. Syaza Hazwani binti Khalid

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Document Officer

Ir. Dr. Noor Nabilah Binti Sarbini

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Technical Manager (Structures & Materials Division)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kamaruddin Bin Ahmad

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Technical Manager (Geotechnics Division)

Approved Signatories

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  • Prof. Dr. Arizu bin Sulaiman
  • Muhammad Azril bin Hezmi


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  • YM Raja Ezar Ishamuddin bin Raja Abdul Latiff
  • Tuan Noor Hani binti Tuan Yunus


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  • Mazlina binti Ngah
  • Afif bin Ab Rahman
  • Muhammad Haqim bin Ahmad
  • Razale bin Mohamed

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Izni Syahrizal bin Ibrahim


Dr. Siti Norafida Binti Jusoh


Mrs. Syaza Hazwani Binti Khalid



our services

*We also conduct other tests not mentioned here, which are available upon request

Accredited Tests

Compression Strength Test of Concrete Cube/Core

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MS EN 12390-3: 2009 & BS EN 12504—1: 2009

Water Absorption Test

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BS 1881-122: 2011

Flexural Strength Test of Concrete Prisms

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BS EN 12390-5: 2009

Indirect Tension Test of Concrete Cylinders

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BS EN 12390-6: 2009

Tensile Strength Test of Steel Reinforcement

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BS EN ISO 6892-1: 2009

Moisture Content

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BS 1377-2: 1990 Section 3.2

Sieve Test

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BS 1377-2: 1990 Section 9.3

Liquid Limit Test

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BS 1377-2: 1990 Section 4.4

Plastic Limit Test

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BS 1377-2: 1990 Section 5.3


Investigation on the collapse of multi storey cark park, Petaling Jaya

Investigation on the collapse falsework of bridge construction, Second Penang Bridge, Penang

Investigation on the collapse of columns at shop houses, Kukup, Johor

Structural assessment on Stadium Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terenggganu, Terengganu

Structural assessment on 20 storey Pulai View Apartment, Tampoi, Johor

Structural assessment on laboratory building damaged due to fire, UTM Johor Bahru, Johor

Full scale laboratory load test on 26 m cold-formed truss system

Laboratory load test on concrete and steel piles

Laboratory load test on MRT Singapore concrete railway sleepers

Full scale laboratory load test on scaffolding system

Vibration and Noise Monitoring at Pulai Jaya School

Full scale load test at Bangunan Sultan Ibrahim, Johor Bahru

Investigation on HCUs Slabs for the Construction of Quarters at CCRC Kota Tinggi

Forensic Engineering & Material Assessment at MMHE Quay 2 & 3 Jetty

Timber decay jetty assessment at Taman Negara Johor Pulau Kukup

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Civil Engineering Testing Unit (CETU)
Block D04, School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
81310 Johor Bahru, Johor