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E031 Engineering Workshop on Design & Construction Case Histories for Slope Stabilization Works Using Geosynthetics 1 Day

BEM Approved 8 CPD Hours (Ref No: IEM09/PP/039/W) Normal Price RM 650.00
(If Register Online RM 500.00 Only before 5-12-2009)
Introduction
SECTION 1:
• Design & Construction Case Histories of Cut Slope Protection by HDPE Geocell” by Ir.Neoh Cheng Aik

SECTION 2:
• "Design & Construction Case Histories of Slope Stabilization Works” by Ir.Dr.Mohd Asbi Othman

SECTION 3:
• “Design & Construction Case Histories for Road Embankment & Fill Over Soft Ground Using Geosynthetics” by Ir.Low Tian Huat

SECTION 4:
• “Design & Construction Case Histories of Coastal Erosion, River Bank Protection & Reclamation Works” by Ir.Lee Eng Choy
Who are the speakers?
Qualification : • Doctor of Philosophy in Geotechnical Engineering University of Bristol, United Kingdom.
• Thesis - Highway Cut Slope Instability Problems in West Malaysia.
• Bachelor of Science (Hons) Civil Engineering University of Southampton, United Kingdom (Second Class Upper).
Strength : -
Current job : • Managing Director of Mohd Asbi & Associates.
Biodata : Upon graduation from the University of Southampton in Civil Engineering in 1983, he joined JKR where he was involved in various geotechnical designs and reserches until 1988.
He pursued his studies at the University of Bristol, and was awarded PhD in 1989. He continued his service with JKR as a Research Engineer for another 5 years before leaving in 1994 and became a partner in an engineering consultant firm, Perunding ZNA.
In April 2002, he left Perunding ZNA to establish Mohd Asbi and Associates. He is currently the Managing Director of Mohd Asbi & Associates and Innoharvest Sdn. Bhd.
In the subject of academics, he has published more than 40 papers in journals and proceedings for local and international conferences.

In the course of his career, some of his notable appointments are:
• 1983 - 1987
A member of Search and Rescue Team (SAR), Cabinet Committee & MPAJ Board of Inquiry during the Highland Towers Condominium collapse tragedy.
• 1995
Appointed as the lead investigator by Resort World Berhad to undertake investigation of debris flow at slip road to Genting Highland.
• 1997
Appointed by Board of Engineers (BEM) as the lead investigator of the failure of Hill 10, Gua Tempurung.
• 2003
As independent investigator to the construction accident at The Curve project at Mutiara Damansara and collapse gable-end wall at Desa Mentari apartments.

The Consultant for Bukit Lanjan rockfall incident at km 21.8 of the New Klang Valley Expressway.
 
Qualification : • Bachelor of Engineering, BE (HONS), Civil, University of Malaya, 1974.
• Professional Engineer, Civil, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), 1979
• Member, Civil, The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), 1979
• Member, Civil, The Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), 1979
• Fellow, Civil, The Institution of Engineers Malaysia, 1992
• BEM Accredited Independent Check Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia, 2004
• ACEM/IEM Panel of Engineering Experts (Geotechnical), 2002
-Life Member, Road Engineering Association Malaysia, 1995

Strength : • Published more than 50 technical papers about geotechnical and road engineering in various local and international conferences/seminars/journal.
Current job : • Director of E-Geo Consultant Sdn. Bhd.
Biodata : Ir. Neoh has been a Vice Chairman of IEM (2004-2006), Chairman of Technical Committee on Geotechnics (TC5)of Road Association of Malaysia (1997-2006) and Chairman of IEM Geotechnical Technical Division (1996-1998),etc.

He joined JKR Malaysia for 25 years after graduated from UM in 1974. He joined IKRAM Runding Sdn Bhd as Director from 1999 to 2000. Since 2001, he is the Director of E-GEO Consultant Sdn Bhd.

He has published more than 50 technical papers about geotechnical and road engineering in various local & international conferences/seminars/journal.

He is a registered BEM Accredited Independent Checker (Geotechnical).
 
Qualification : • B. Eng. (Hons) University of Malaya.
• M. Eng. Sc. University of Malaya.
Strength : • Laboratory Soil Testing
• Design of Local Fabrication on research and testing equipments
• Prefabricated Vertical Drain and Geotextiles Testing & Design
• Tropically Weathered Residual Soils
• Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
• Slope Instrumentation
• Soil and Ground Improvement Techniques
• Failure and Distress Investigation
• Slope Stability Analysis Incorporate with Unsaturated Soil and Rainfall
• Seepage Analyses
Current job : • Geotechnical Manager of Mohd Asbi & Associates.
Biodata : Ir. Low holds a bachelor of Engineering a Master in Engineering from the University of Malaya. He is also a member of the Board of Engineers, Malaysia.
Currently, Ir. Low is working as Geotechnical Manager in Modh Asbi & Associates. His field of specialization included the following:
• Laboratory Soil Testing
• Design of Local Fabrication on research and testing equipments
• Prefabricated Vertical Drain and Geotextiles Testing & Design
• Tropically Weathered Residual Soils
• Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
• Slope Instrumentation
• Soil and Ground Improvement Techniques
• Failure and Distress Investigation
• Slope Stability Analysis Incorporate with Unsaturated Soil and Rainfall
• Seepage Analyses
He is also a part time lecturer for Foundation Engineering and Ground Improvement course in the University of Malaya since 2002. Furthermore Ir. Low has published more than 15 research papers in his field of his specialization.
Adding to his creditability, Ir. Low also acting as an advisor for the following companies:
• Technical Advisor and consultant for GDS Instrument Sdn Bhd on Software Training.
• Technical Advisor for Solarium Universal Sdn. Bhd. on Instrumentation, Testing and Research Equipment, software training and research project.
• Technical Advisor and consultant for Labtech Supplies on Design of Testing and Research Models.
• Technical Advisor for Titian Mutlak Sdn. B
 
Qualification : • Diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Technology Malaysia (1979)
• Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami, Florida in 1985.
• Obtained a Master of Philosophy in Geotechnics from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 1993.
Strength : • Geotechnical engineering investigations and design involving slope stability assessment, ground improvement design, foundation design and geotechnical failure investigations.
• Published more than 30 papers in local and international conferences and seminars.
Current job : • Senior General Manager (Technical)of
Emas Kiara Industries Sdn Bhd.
Biodata : Ir. Lee Eng Choy is the Senior Technical General Manager of Emas Kiara Marketing Sdn. Bhd. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami, Florida in 1985 and obtained a Master of Philosophy in Geotechnics from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 1993. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Geotechnical Engineering Technical Division of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) as well as a Council Member of IEM.

He started his career as a Structural Design Engineer with the Public Works Department, Malaysia from 1985. He then went on to acquire experience in geotechnical engineering as a Geotechnical Engineer with the Public Works Research Institute, where he has been involved in the planning of soil investigation works, geotechnical designs, and applied research in geotechnics. He then continued on to join a civil engineering consultancy group before being engaged in Emas Kiara Marketing Sdn. Bhd. He has been closely involved in the design and construction of numerous maritime projects, including the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, the expansion of Kuantan Port, and the re-construction of berths at North Port, Port Klang. He thus has extensive experience in Geotechnical Engineering design, investigation and research. Ir. Lee Eng Choy has published more than 30 papers in local and international conferences and seminars.
 
Objectives
Benefits
Sessions and Scopes
Session Scope Speaker
Session 1
Day 1
0830-0900
Registration
Session 2
Day 1
0900-1030
SECTION 1:
• Design & Construction Case Histories of Cut Slope Protection by HDPE Geocell”
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 3
Day 1
1030-1100
Refreshment
Session 4
Day 1
1100-1230
SECTION 2:
\"Design & Construction Case Histories of Slope Stabilization Works”
Ir. Dr. Mohd. Asbi Bin Othman
Session 5
Day 1
1230-1345
Lunch
Session 6
Day 1
1345-1515
SECTION 3
• “Design & Construction Case Histories for Road Embankment & Fill Over Soft Ground Using Geosynthetics”
Ir. Low Tian Huat
Session 7
Day 1
1515-1530
Refreshment
Session 8
Day 1
1530-1700
SECTION 4
“Design & Construction Case Histories of Coastal Erosion, River Bank Protection & Reclamation Works”
Ir. Lee Eng Choy
Session 9
Day 1
1700-1715
Question & Answer
Session 10
Day 1
1715-1730
Distribution of Certificate
Date, Time, Venue, and Fee
Date and time : 19-12-2009 (Saturday) 0900 - 1700
Venue : Seminar Hall,First Floor, Wisma Wawasan,
No.19-1, Jalan PJS8/12, Dataran Mentari,
Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Location map : See location map
Fee : Normal Price RM 650.00
(If Register Online RM 500.00 Only before 5-12-2009)
Who should attend?
Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Engineering Consultants, Civil Contractors, Project Manager, RE.
Course related information (FREE)
Additional notes
• Certificate of CPD Point with full attendance
• 2 tea breaks & 1 lunch provided
• Handout notes
• Free Geotechnical Pile Capacity Design Spreadsheet & RC Retaining Wall Design Spreadsheet worth RM800.00
Class capacity = 30