Research Activities

RESEARCH GRANT AWARDED BY UTM

 

Research University Grant Scheme (RUGS) Tier 1 & Tier 2

  1. Project Leader – Settlement Behaviour of Soft Soil Reinforced By Soil Cement Columns Formed By The Deep Mixing Method – 05/2012 – 04/2012 – GUP (TIER 2) (RM 35000) – J130000.2622.05J73.
  1. Project Leader – Developing Laboratory Equipment For Determining The Shear Wave Velocity of Sand – Project Leader – 12/2012 – 12/2013 – GUP (TIER 2) (RM 35000) – Completed – Q.J130000.2622.06J95.
  2. Project Leader – Development of Kenaf Geotextile for Ground Improvement – 7/2016 – 6/2018 – GUP (TIER 2)  (RM 50000) – Q.J130000.2522.14H33
  1. Project Member – Preliminary Assessment of Seasonal Effects On Water Uptake Near Trees – 5/2012 – 4/2013 – GUP (RM 35000)(TIER 2) – Completed – J130000.2622.05J85.
  1. Project Member – The Mechanical And Hydrological Effect of Vegetation On Slope Stabilization – Co Reseacher – 12/2012 – 12/2013 – GUP (TIER 2) (RM 29000) – Completed – Q.J130000.2622.07J00.
  2. Project Member – The use of recycled glass in soft cohesive soil for unit shaft resistance improvement – 4/2014 – 3/2015 – GUP (TIER 2) (RM 35000) – Q.J130000.2522.06H52.
  3. Project Member – The dynamic role of root water uptake in coupling to shear strength behavior on slope stability – 7/2014 – 6/2013 – GUP (TIER 2)(RM 20000) – Q.J130000.2522.09H40.
  4. Project Member – Axially Loaded Bored Piles In Problematic Karstic Limestones Areas – 5/2015 – 10/2016 – GUP (TIER 1)(RM 48650) – Q.J130000.2522.10H03.
  5. Project Member – Water flow and suction distribution improvement in a layered residual soil- 11/2015 – 11/2017 – GUP (TIER 1)(RM 50000) – Q.J130000.2522.11H04.
  6. Project Member – The decomposition effect on tropical fibrous peat compressibility using pulverised peat fuel ash – 11/2015 – 5/2017 – GUP (TIER 1)(RM 49930) – Q.J130000.2522.12H59.
  7. Project Member – Development of forepoling design for tunnel construction – 10/2016 – 9/2018 GUP (TIER 1)(RM 40000) – Q.J130000.2522.15H35.
  8. Project Member – Assessment of soil fabric and partial saturation effect on compressibility behaviour of compacted tropical residual soil – 7/2016 – 6/2018 GUP (TIER 1)(RM 50000) Q.J130000.2522.14H29.
  9. Project Member – Landslide assessment in Korea and Malaysia region with climate change – 10/2016 – 9/2018 GUP (Matching Grant) (RM 60000) – Q.J130000.3009.00M97.

 

New Academic Staff

  1. Project Leader – 3D analysis on failure behaviour of Deep Mixing Method. – 04/2012 – 03/2012 – NAS (RM 20000) – J130000.7722.4P045.

 

Post-Doctoral Scheme

  1. Project Leader – Developing Geotechnical Computer Software for Slope Stability Analysis Based on Limit Equilibrium Method – 7/2012 – 6/2013 – Post Doctoral Fellowship (RM 71000) – Completed – Q.J130000.21A2.00E66.
  2. Project Leader – Analysis of Strength Development in Non-Traditional Additives-Stabilized Malaysian Soils from Macro- and Micro- Structural Considerations – 10/2013 – 9/2014 – Post Doctoral Fellowship (RM 65000) – Q.J130000.21A2.02E00.

 

RESEARCH GRANT AWARDED BY MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION (MOHE)

 

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)

  1. Project Leader – The Effect of Catalyst on Soil Stabilisation by Application of Lime – 02/2007 – 9/2007 – FRGS (RM 28500) –
  1. Project Leader – Relationship between shear wave velocity and compressibility indices of cohesive soil using Constant Rate Strain equipped with bender element devices -12/2014 – 11/2016 – FRGS (RM 86526) – R.J130000.7822.4F658.
  2. Project Member – Relationship of Tack Coat Application Factors In Assessing The Bonding Characteristics For Asphalt Pavement Surfacing Layers – 4/2013 – 3/2015 – FRGS (RM 72300) – R.J130000.7822.4F201.
  3. Project Member – Effect of temperature variations and bacteria concentrations on the microbially induced calcite precipitation in residual soils – 12/2014 – 11/2016 – FRGS (RM 94000) – R.J130000.7813.4F628.
  4. Project Member – The Effect of Soil Moisture Content on Shear Strength Behaviour for Rainfall Induced Landslides Prediction – 8/2016 – 7/2018 – FRGS- (RM 94000) R.J130000.7822.4F853

 

Exploratory Research Grant Scheme (ERGS)

  1. Project Leader – Assessment of Disturbance Impact of Hydraulic Jack In Pile Penetration in Clay Using Transparent Soil and Particle Image Velocimetry – 6/2013 – 5/2015 – ERGS (RM 121500) – J130000.7822.4L097.
  2. Project Member – Patterns of Soil Moisture Profile Due To Tree Induced Suction and Relict Structure On Slope – Co Reseacher – 6/2012 – 5/2014 – ERGS (RM 50000) – Completed – J130000.7822.4L065.
  3. Project Member – Determination of Failure Mechanism For Uplift Capacity In Sand Using Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) – 6/2013 – 5/2015 – ERGS (RM113600) – J130000.7822.4L130.

 

Prototype Research Grant Scheme (PRGS)

  1. Project Leader – Development of Testing to Establish the Relationship Between Undrained Shear Strength and Consolidation Ratio (CR) of Soil – 8/2013 – 7/2015 – PRGS (RM 60000) – J130000.7822.4L620.
  2. Project Member – Early warning and Real-Time Monitoring System of Landslide using Distributed Optical Fibre Strain Sensing – 2016 – 2018 – PRGS (RM120200).

 

Trans Disciplinary Research Grant Scheme (TRGS)

  1. Project Member – Aftermath Of Flood Disaster: Sediment Fingerprinting Study In Upper Sg Kelantan Basin – 4/2015 – 12/2015 – TRGS (RM109120) – R.J130000.7809.4L826.

 

RESEARCH GRANT AWARDED BY MINISTRY OF SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION (MOSTI)

 

Science Fund

  1. Project Leader – Development of a preliminary design chart for practical use for the deep mixing method – 10/2012 – 12/2014 – Sciencefund (RM 146000) – R.J130000.7922.4S051.
  2. Project Leader – Development of Slope Monitoring System by Automatic Wireless Accelerometer Monitoring System – 10/2015 – 9/2017 – Sciencefund (RM 333440) – R.J130000.7922.4S124
  1. Project Member – Biomediated Soil Improvement – 11/2012 – 4/2015  –Sciencefund (RM 195900) – J130000.7913.4S053
  2. Project Member – Application of Shallow Foundation For Construction In Industrialized Building System – 8/2013 – 8/2015  – Sciencefund (RM 178500) – J130000.7922.4S077.

 

RESEARCH GRANT AWARDED BY KAGOSHIMA COLLEGE, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

 

Networking Grant

  1. Project Member – Reliability of tensile strength obtained from diametrical compression test on rock – 10/2015 – 9/2016 – Networking Grant (RM 20000) – S.J130000.7622.4X126.

 

RESEARCH GRANT AWARDED BY YONSEI

 

  1. Project Member – Real Time Monitoring of Geo-Disaster due to Climate Change – 6/2016 – 5/2017 – External Grant (RM 60000) – R.J130000.7309.4B233

 

Total Grant Received (Project Leader) = RM 1051966.00

Total Grant Received (Project Member) = RM 1525200.00

Total Grant Received (Project Leader & Project Member) = RM 2577166.00