Postgraduate Research

Students pursuing postgraduate studies in Civil Engineering are encouraged to choose areas of research interest within the cluster as listed below.

Research Cluster

 

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Available postgraduate research title are listed below, arranged according to the area and research cluster. Please contact relevant supervisor directly if additional information is required.

Research Cluster Area  Supervisor Research Title
Innovative Materials and Structural Engineering (IMASE)  Construction Materials  Dr Idawati Ismail
  1.  Durability of cement-free binders
Norsuzailina Mohamed Sutan
  1. Characterizations and  morphology of hydration products of modified binder
  2. Development of Durable Eco-friendly Modified Multicomponent Binder System
 

Hydro-Environmental Engineering Research and Development (HERD)

   
Water and Environmental Engineering   Dr Charles Bong Hin Joo
  1.  Incipient Motion for Self-Cleansing Design of Urban Drain
Dr Leonard Lim Lik Pueh
  1. Groundwater Remediation Using Physical or Chemical Process
  2. Water Treatment using Advanced Oxidation Processes
  3. Environmental Pollution Control using Electrokinetics
  4. Treatment of Waste for Recycling Purposes
Assoc. Prof. Dr Nasser Rostam Afshar
  1. Mathematical Modeling for Rainfall Forecasting
  2. Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources Management
  3. Criteria for Estimation of River Buffer Zone
  4. Criteria for Reservoir Capacity Fixation
  5. Necessity of Water Harvesting Techniques
  6. Sediment Control: A Key to Sustainable Development of Hydropower Projects in Sarawak
  7. Irrigation Efficiency for Paddy
Water Resources Engineering and Management Prof. Dr. F.J. Putuhena Research titles would be directed to a creative and innovative development of instrument for the implementation of Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM).  The potential title could cover one or combination of:  
  1. Rainfall-runoff modeling; Fluvial Hydraulics modeling
  2. Optimization techniques in water resources
  3. Interactive Multi-objectives  Decision in river basin planning
  4. Capacity Development for IRBM
Geotechnical Engineering Research Group (GERG) Geotechnical Engineering Prof Kaniraj Shenbaga
  1. Development of innovative soil improvement methods
  2. Durability aspects of soil improvement
  3. Consolidation and creep behavior of peat and organic soils
Transport Infrastructure Planning and Sustainability (TRIPS) Transportation Engineering Prof. Dr. Wan Hashim Wan Ibrahim
  1. Highway Capacity Analysis
  2. Traffic Engineering
  3. Transportation Engineering

 

 Active Master By Research Candidates (Updated till January 2015) 

Name 

Level 

Type 

Supervisor 

Co-supervisor(s) 

Title 

Nur Afnie Faryisha binti Mohamad Hamzah 

Master 

Full Time 

Rosmina bt Ahmad Bustami 

-

Design of Long Storage for Excess Water and Development of Hydrological Framework in Sungai Sarawak Kanan Sub-Basin 

Tay Chiaw Teck 

Master 

Part Time 

Prof Dr Wan Hashim b Wan Ibrahim 

-

Analyzing Two-Way Two-Lane Highways Based on Malaysian Road Condition 

Bong Chien Chai 

Master 

Full Time 

AP Dr Azhaili b Baharun 

Abdul Azim Abdullah / Rosmina bt Ahmad Bustami

Turbine Float System and Achorage Design 

Franklin Simon 

Master 

Full Time 

Ron Aldrino Chan @ Ron Buking 

Ir Dr Ting Sim Nee / Dr Tay Kai Meng 

The Use of Fuzzy Inference System for Risk Assessment and Decision Making for Sarawak River Transport 

Mohammad Fadzli bin Jawawi 

Master 

Part Time 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda bt Taib 

-

Stabilization of Peat Soil Using Fly Ash and Sago Ash at Kampung Sau, Mukah 

Muhammad Abdul Syahid bin Saari 

Master 

Full Time 

AP Dr Mohd Ibrahim Safawi b Mohd Zain 

-

The Roles of Constituent in Achieving Self-Compactibility Criteria for Self-Compacting Concrete 

Thong Chia Chia 

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Delsye Teo Ching Lee 

Prof Dr Ng Chee Khoon 

Structural and Durability Properties  of Concrete with Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) Coated Oil Palm Shell (OPS) as Lighweight Aggregates Under Different Curing Conditions  

Nafisa Tamanna

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Norsuzailina bt Mohamed  Sutan

Dr Delsye Teo Ching Lee/Ibrahim Yakub 

Parametric study on Utilizing Waste glass as a finely groud mineral additive (FGMA) in a modified Multi-component binder (MMCB) durable Eco-Friendly Cement System

Eric Yong Pik Kwong 

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Delsye Teo Ching Lee 

Dr Norsuzailina bt Mohamed Sutan 

The Engineering Properties of Concrete Containing Waste From the Oil Palm Industry 

Jerren Tan Yun 

Master 

Full Time 

Ir Dr Ting Sim Nee

AP Dr Azhaili b Baharun

 Procurement Route Selection Guideline  for Construction Projects in Malaysia 

Nam Nguk Chiu 

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Darrien Mah Yau Seng 

Prof Dr FJ Putuhena 

Road Subsurface as Component of On-Site Detention (OSD) Urban Drainage System 

Dayang Rozina Binti Abang Madni 

Master 

Part Time 

Dr Gaddafi b Ismaili 

-

Physical And Mechanical Properties Of Three-Fast Growing Plantation Species In Sarawak 

Moh Hioung Teck 

Master 

Full Time 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda bt Taib 

Dr Onni Suhaiza bt Selaman 

A Study On New Slope Drainage Design Under the effect of rainfall infiltrationand Ground In Tropical Region 

Nadia Zaini 

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Siti Halipah bt Ibrahim 

AP Dr Azhaili b Baharun 

Energy Consumption Assessment On Industrialized Building System (IBS) 

Nurul Amal Binti Yusuh 

Master 

Full Time 

Prof Dr Md Abdul Mannan 

Dr Raudhah bt Ahmadi 

Enhanced Mechanical Properties Of  Medium Strength Self-Compacting Concrete Through Hybridisation And Synergistic Effects Of Fibres 

Qairuniza Binti Roslan 

Master 

Part Time 

Dr Siti Halipah bt Ibrahim 

Rohaida bt Affandi 

Optimum roofing design concept for hot humid climate. 

Shilya Zulaikha Binti Zamani 

Master 

Full Time 

Prof Dr FJ Putuhena 

Dr Charles Bong Hin Joo 

Strategic Planning for Integrated Rajang River Basin Development 

Tengku Noor Ain Binti Tengku Hasbullah 

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Onni Suhaiza bt Selaman 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda bt Taib 

Removal Of Emerging Contaminant From Dye Wastewater Into Soil By Using Shell And Coal As Adsorption Material 

Zulhelmi Bin Abdul Manap 

Master 

Part Time 

Dr Onni Suhaiza bt Selaman 

Dr Darrien Mah Yau Seng 

Evaluation Of Peak Design Discharge For Small Scale Development In Sarawak 

Chai Chern Tcian 

Master 

Full Time 

Prof Dr FJ Putuhena 

Dr Onni Suhaiza bt Selaman 

Study on the Hydrological Performance of Green Roof as Potential Stormwater Management Practice in Sarawak 

Bayu Mahista Tamtomo 

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Mohamad Raduan b Kabit 

-

An analysis of signal coordination strategies for roundabout improvement

Nurulhuda Nadziri

Master 

Full Time 

Dr Idawati bt Ismail

Prof Dr Sinin b Hamdan

Characterization of Palm Oil Fuel Ash (POFA) based geopolymer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Active PhD Candidates (Updated till January 2015)

Name 

Level 

Type 

Supervisor 

Co-supervisor(s) 

Title 

Oon Yin Wee 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Ir Dr Law Puong Ling 

Dr Lim Soh Fong / Prof Dr Kopli Bujang 

A Novel Oil and Grease (O&G) Removal Apparatus with Curved Coalescence Frustums and Triangular Surface Restraints 

Chong Kok Hing 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Ir Dr Law Puong Ling 

Prof Ir Dr Andrew Ragai Henry Rigit / Dr Rubiyah bt Haji Baini 

Biomass-to-Heat Energy Converter for Drying Purpose in the Production of Paper Egg Trays 

Freddy Kho Wee Liang 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Ir Dr Law Puong Ling 

Prof Ir Dr Andrew Ragai Henry Rigit 

Carbon Monoxide Levels Along Roadway

Lau See Hung 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Dr Ng Chee Khoon 

Dr Tay Kai Meng 

Development of a Data Driven Fuzzy System for Evaluating Ultimate Tendon stress and Flexural Strength of Externally Prestressed Beams 

Chiew Fei Ha 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Dr Ng Chee Khoon 

Dr Tay Kai Meng 

Optimization of Mix Proportion for High Strength Concrete Based on Harmony Search 

Aliyu Haliru Hong 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Ir Dr Law Puong Ling 

Dr Onni Suhaiza bt Selaman 

Wastewater Reuse and Its Health Implication on Irrigated Vegetable at Lake Geriyo Irrigation Project, Yola, Adomawa Estate, Nigeria 

Lee Lin Jye 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Dr Shenbaga Kaniraj Rajaratnam 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda bt Taib 

Analyse the Lateral Movement on Soft Riverbank 

Lai Phui Hua 

PhD 

Part Time 

AP Dr Haji Mohd Ibrahim Safawi b Mohd Zain 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda bt Taib 

A Proposed Design Procedure for Replacement of Saturated Peat Soil with Foamed Concrete 

Lee Shyue Leong 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Dr Md Abdul Mannan 

Prof Dr Wan Hashim b Wan Ibrahim 

Investigation on Potential Use of Rice Bran as Alternative Material in bituminous mixture

Riji Burmanu Benjamin 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Ir Dr Law Puong Ling 

-

Modeling of Environmental Pollution from Decayed Vegetables in the Face of Climate Change in Northeast, Nigeria 

Yong Leong Kong 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Ir Dr Law Puong Ling 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda Haji Taib / Dr Darrien Mah Yau Seng 

Model Development of Riverbank Erosion at Batang Rejang 

Striprabu a/l Strimari 

PhD 

Full Time 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda bt Taib 

Dr Norazzalina M. Sa'don 

Chemical Stabilization of Sarawak Soils as Pavement Subbase 

Alifia Hamzah bin Johari 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Ir Law Puong Ling 

AP Dr Siti Noor Linda bt Taib 

Study Of Peat Soil Erosion Rate, Sediment Yield And Slope Stability For Application In Equatorial Region 

Ir. Jamil Bin Matarul 

PhD 

Part Time 

Prof Dr Md Abdul Mannan 

AP Dr Mohammad Ibrahim Safawi b Mohd Zain

Enhancing Service Life Of RC Structures For Chloride Belt Area Through Durability-Based Concrete Properties 

Lau Pei Ching 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Dr Md Abdul Mannan 

Dr Delsye Teo Ching Lee 

Performance Of Lightweight Aggregate Using Sewage Sludge And Oil-Palm-Boiler Waste 

Lim Hung Ling 

PhD 

Full Time 

Prof Dr Md Abdul Mannan 

Dr Delsye Teo Ching Lee 

Structural Performance Of Precast Honeycomb Pavement 

Muhammad Syukri Imran Bin Abdullah 

PhD 

Part Time 

AP Dr Azhaili b Baharun 

Dr Siti Halipah bt Ibrahim 

Designing A Hydronic Radiator Panel For Building To An Acceptable Operative Temperature Through The Use Of Thermal Modeling And Simulation 

Nur Izaitul Akma Binti Ideris 

PhD 

Full Time 

Dr Norsuzailina bt Mohamed Sutan 

     -

Coatings Bio-Resistance Test Of Different Wall Finishing By Using Potassium Sorbate For Indoor Fungal Treatment 

Suriana Yussof

PhD 

Full Time 

Ir Dr Ting Sim Nee

Dr Siti Halipah bt Ibrahim 

Contractor’s Right-Late Payment and Non-Payment Under Malaysian Construction Contracts,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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