“ 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 2020-2021

IR. LIEW SHAW SHONG

IR. LIEW SHAW SHONG

President

Ir. Liew Shaw Shong is a senior director/founder of G&P Geotechnics Sdn Bhd. He has 26 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. ASSOC. PROF. DR. DOMINIC ONG EK LEONG

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

Deputy 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

Secretary General

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

Honorary Treasurer

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. YEE YEW WENG

IR. YEE YEW WENG

Immediate Past President

Ir. Yee Yew Weng is presently Director, Geotechnical for Gamuda GEO Sdn Bhd. He has over 29 years of experience across South East Asia. He is also a Council Member of the Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia (AGSSEA) and Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (SEAGS).

IR. DR. CHIN YAW MING

IR. DR. CHIN YAW MING

Committee Member

Ir. Dr. Chin Yaw Ming is a geotechnical and foundation specialist with 25 years of comprehensive technical knowledge. Currently, he is a principal of CYM Consult, a geotechnical consultancy firm. He is also an advisor to the Geotechnical Consultancy Unit of Penang Island City Council.

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. HJH RAFTAH BINTI MAHFAR

IR. HJH RAFTAH BINTI MAHFAR

Committee Member

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. 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. DR. TING WEN HUI

IR. DR. TING WEN HUI

Co-opted Member

Ir. Dr. Ting Wen Hui was IEM Past President for Sessions 1995/1997 and MGS first President for Sessions 2013/2015

IR. DR. CHAN SIN FATT

IR. DR. CHAN SIN FATT

Co-opted Member

Ir. Dr. Chan Sin Fatt, graduated from the University of Malaya with a 1st Class honours in Civil Engineering and completed his PhD degree in the University of Sheffield, England. He started his career in a British Consulting Firm followed by JKR then as an Assoc. Prof. in the Engineering Faculty, University of Malaya. After that, he became the Deputy Managing Director of a large public-listed engineering company in Southeast Asia for 15 years.

DATO’ IR. DR. GOH TEIK CHEONG

DATO’ IR. DR. GOH TEIK CHEONG

Co-opted Member

Ir. Dr Goh Teik Cheong is a professional engineer registered with BEM, Malaysia, a Professional Interviewer for IEM's Professional Interview and BEM's Professional Assessment Examination. Currently, he is the Executive Director with M.E.I and has over 30 years of work experience.

IR. DR. HISHAM MOHAMAD

IR. DR. HISHAM MOHAMAD

Co-opted Member

Ir. Dr Hisham Mohamad is an Associate Professor at the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department of UTP. He obtained his PhD degree from University of Cambridge UK and Mso from Imperial College. Dr Hisham is an expert in application for geotechnical Infrastructure.

IR. FRANKIE CHEAH PENG LEONG

IR. FRANKIE CHEAH PENG LEONG

Co-opted 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.

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INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR SOIL MECHANICS AND GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING (ISSMGE)

Affiliate Organisations

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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