Career Summary

Dr. Mohammad is a Professor at Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) where he has been a faculty member since 1986. Currently, he is Deputy Dean of Research, Innovation, Community and Networking at the faculty.

Dr. Mohammad obtained his B.Sc. (Hons) Civil Eng. from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, M.Sc. (Eng) from University of Liverpool, UK and Ph.D. from Aston University, UK. His research interests include Concrete Durability, Corrosion of Reinforcement, NDT & Structural Forensic Engineering, Sustainable Construction Materials and Environmental Engineering. He developed his interest in durability area after seeing many engineering structures and public amenities deteriorate early, before expected period. With this knowledge, he involved in many consultancy works testing and evaluating bridges, buildings, pump house and stadium. He has published more than 100 papers for various journals, conference proceedings and keynote address. He has graduated 11 PhD and 28 master students by July 2016.

Among other positions he held in UTM for the past 30 years were:, Head of Department of Structures and Materials, Head of Laboratory and Chairman of International Conference and Committees. He is currently an active member of BEM, MSSA, MySET, PERINTIS and PERKOM.

Dr. Mohammad has a loving wife and a proud father of four. He is still actively participating in sports at the faculty for futsal and badminton. Now, he manages to read one book per month and actively involved in promoting healthy living in the faculty.