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I am currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Structure and Materials, School of Civil Engineering UTM JB. Other than being subject coordinator for Wind and Earthquake Engineering and Structural Seismic Maintenance, I am also teaching  Theory of Structures, Research Methodology and Pre-Project, Mechanic of Materials, and Structural Laboratory I & II.

My research interest is in the area of wind engineering, seismic engineering, structural maintenance and inspection, rehabilitation and retrofit of civil structure, sciences of materials in civil engineering and non-destructive tests. Currently I am supervising three PhD student and one master student working in the area of seismic retrofit, damage detection, bridge management system, and seismic analysis.

I can be contacted through the following address;

Structure and Materials Department, School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

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Tel. no: +607-5531538

Office: M47-125


Further details about my research can be accessed through the following websites: C. Alih)



Dr. Sophia C. Alih