Biography

Sr. Dr. Radzuan Sa’ari received his Certificate in Land Surveying  in 1990 and Diploma in Land Surveying in 1994 from Politeknik Ungku Omar (PUO). Then, in 1997, completed B.Sc. in Land Surveying from FGHT, UTM. In 2002, he completed M. Sc. in Land Surveying from FGHT, UTM. In 2016, he completed PhD in Civil Engineering (UTM), where he is working on the applications of Digital Close-Range Photogrammetry, image processing and analysis in structure deformation.

He started his academic careers at UTM as a Researcher Assistant in 1997 at FGHT UTM, Tutor  at the Faculty of Civil Engineering UTM in 1999, and Lecturer at the Faculty of Civil Engineering UTM in 2002. Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Water and Environmental Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UTM since 2017. He then serves as Coordinator of Surveying Unit, Engineering Surveying, and Survey Camp Course Coordinator from 2012 to date. He is a member of Geotechnical Research Group (GRG). He is also members of  Royal Institution Surveyor Malaysia (RISM) and Malaysia Board of Technologies (MBOT), respectively.

His fields of research interest are in surveying and mapping for various applications in supporting Civil Engineering fields such as Engineering Surveying, Hydrographic Surveying, GPS Surveying, and Digital Close Range Photogrammetry. He has involved in various research and consultancy projects.

Sr. Dr. Radzuan Sa’ari previously worked at Hisham Isa GeoTeam Sdn. Bhd. (formerly known as Jurukur Malinja Sdn. Bhd.) as an assistant land surveyor and assistant hydrography surveyor from  1991 to 1992. He involved with various civil engineering projects such as proposed road alignment to Pergau Dam Project, Jeli, Kelantan, and Petronas gas pipeline installation from Plentong, Johor to Senoko Power Station, Singapore.

He then served as a freelance hydrographic surveyor from 1992 to 1993. He involved in offshore construction projects, and offshore surveying (oil and gas exploration) in Southeast Asian region with Stolt Comex Seaway S.A. based in Jurong, Singapore and PT Komaritim based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Then from 1993 to 1994, he served at Stolt Comex Seaway S.A. Survey Division based in Loyang Offshore, Singapore as a Hydrographic Surveyor. Involved in offshore surveying such as Rig positioning (Rig Move), seismic survey for oil and gas exploration, pipeline & platform structure inspection using ROV, gas pipeline installation survey, VSP survey, hookup job, pre and post dredging survey, etc. Which cover offshore: Malaysia (Petronas Carigali & Shell), Indonesia (Pertamina), Philippine (Conoco), Thailand (Unocal) and Vietnam (Petrovietnam).

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