“ Our society aims to promote the theory and good practice of geotechnical engineering and to foster the involvement of its members in national as well as international activities. ”

Malaysian Geotechnical Society
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Current Committee 2021-2022

IR. ASSOC. PROF. DR. DOMINIC ONG EK LEONG

IR. ASSOC. PROF. DR. DOMINIC ONG EK LEONG

President

Dr. Dominic Ong currently has multiple appointments; as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak and Civil Program Advisor at Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia. He is a Fellow to both The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) and Engineers Australia.

IR. LEE PEIR TIEN

IR. LEE PEIR TIEN

Deputy President

Ir. Lee Peir Tien obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from University of Technology, Malaysia in 2001. He has been involved in design and construction of various geotechnical specialist works for the past 20 years. He is the Chairman for Geotechnical Engineering Technical Division (GETD) of IEM for Sessions 2017/2018 and 2018/2019.

IR. DR. CHAN SWEE HUAT

IR. DR. CHAN SWEE HUAT

Secretary General

Ir. Dr Chan Swee Huat is a Director of Geo-Excel Consultants Sdn. Bhd. He has been involved in design and construction of various geotechnical specialist works for the past 21 years.

IR. HJH RAFTAH BINTI MAHFAR

IR. HJH RAFTAH BINTI MAHFAR

Honorary Treasurer

Ir. Hjh Raftar Binti Mahfar holds a Degree in Civil Engineering from UTM and M.Sc in Civil & Structural Engineering from UKM. Ir. Hjh Raftah has over 30 years’ technical experience in the industry and she is actively involved with IEM as a Corporate Member and IEM’s Professional Engineer Interview.

IR. LIEW SHAW SHONG

IR. LIEW SHAW SHONG

Immediate Past President

Ir. Liew Shaw Shong is a senior director/founder of G&P Geotechnics Sdn Bhd. He has 29 years’ work experience in geotechnical engineering consulting. He is a Fellow Member/past chairman/advisor of the Geotechnical Engineering Technical Division of IEM Malaysia and a Council Member of ACEM.

IR. LO CHONG CHIUN

IR. LO CHONG CHIUN

Committee Member

Ir. Lo Chong Chiun is a Technical Director of a consulting engineering firm based in Sabah. He has more than 30 years of experience in the design, contract administration and project management of major civil, structural, geotechnical and infrastructure development projects.

IR. DR. GUE CHANG SHIN

IR. DR. GUE CHANG SHIN

Committee Member

Ir. Dr. Gue Chang Shin obtained his PhD from University of Cambridge, UK, MSc from Imperial College London and BEng from UTM. He is currently a Partner at G&P Professionals Sdn Bhd in Malaysia. He is also actively involved with IEM since 2013, and is currently the Secretary/Treasurer of the Geotechnical Engineering Technical Division (GETD) of IEM.

IR. FRANKIE CHEAH PENG LEONG

IR. FRANKIE CHEAH PENG LEONG

Committee Member

Ir. Frankie Cheah is currently with the Engineering Division of AECOM majoring in major infrastructure and geotechnical projects. He obtained Msc in geotechnical engineering from NTU Singapore. He is a qualified civil and geotechnical engineer with more than 15 years of experience. His experience covers deep foundation, underground earth retaining structures, for both top down and bottom-up construction within Asia region.

IR. CHOW CHEE MENG

IR. CHOW CHEE MENG

Committee Member

Ir. Chow Chee Meng obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from University of Malaya and started his career with G&P Geotechnics, an independent Geotechnical and Geo-Environmental Engineering consulting company before joining Technip, specialising in the Oil & Gas industry. He is currently the Director of G&P Geotechnics after re-joining them. He is also currently serving the Board of Engineers, Malaysia (BEM) as Investigating Committee Member on Professional Practice (since 2014) and is a member of the Industry Advisory Panel (IAP) for the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, SEGi University (since 2016).

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INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR SOIL MECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING (ISSMGE)

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ASSOCIATION OF GEOTECHNICAL SOCIETIES IN SOUTHEAST ASIA (AGSSEA)

BOARD OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA (BEM)

THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA (IEM)

GEOTECHNICAL SOCIETY OF SINGAPORE (GEOSS)

SOUTHEAST ASIAN GEOTECHNICAL SOCIETY (SEAGS)

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