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Affiliate Organisations

Go to International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

Go to The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

Go to Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)

Go to Association of Geotechnical Societies in SouthEast Asia (AGSSEA)

Association of Geotechnical Societies in SouthEast Asia (AGSSEA)

Go to Geotechnical Society of Singapore (GeoSS)

Geotechnical Society of Singapore (GeoSS)

Go to Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (SEAGS)

Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (SEAGS)

About The Society

Our society aims to promote the theory and good practice of geotechnical engineering and to foster the involvement of its members in national as well as international activities.

The Malaysian Geotechnical Society (MGS) was incorporated in 14 March 2013.

It was accepted to become a Member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) in October 2013.

A committee consisting of the following, who shall be termed the office-bearers of the Society, shall be elected at the annual general meeting:
a. President
b. Deputy President
c. Secretary General
d. Honorary Treasurer
e. Four (4) Ordinary Elected Committee Members
f. Immediate Past President

In addition, the Committee may co-opt up to five (5) additional members of the Society to attend (generally for a period of one year).

We are pleased to inform that the revised Statutes is approved by the Registry of Societies on 25 August 2017. Please click here for a copy of revised Statutes.

For more membership details, or if you want to Join Us as a member, click here.

Current Committee

IR. YEE YEW WENG

President
Ir. Yee Yew Weng is presently Director, Geotechnical for Gamuda GEO Sdn Bhd. He has over 29 years of experience across South East Asia. He is also a Council Member of the Association of Geotechnical Societies in Southeast Asia (AGSSEA) and Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (SEAGS).

IR. LIEW SHAW SHONG

Deputy President
Ir. Liew Shaw Shong is a senior director/founder of G&P Geotechnics Sdn Bhd. He has 26 years’ work experience in geotechnical engineering consulting. He is a Fellow Member/past chairman/advisor of the Geotechnical Engineering Technical Division of IEM Malaysia and a Council Member of ACEM.

IR. ASSOC. PROF. DR. DOMINIC ONG EK LEONG

Secretary General
Ir. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dominic Ong Ek is an Associate Professor and Director of the Research Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Science, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak He is also actively involved in geotechnical consultancy works.

Ir. Dr. Chan Swee Huat

Honorary Treasurer
Ir. Dr Chan Swee Huat is a Director of Geo-Excel Consultants Sdn. Bhd. He has been involved in design and construction of various geotechnical specialist works for the past 21 years.

IR. DR. TING WEN HUI

Committee Member

IR. LO CHONG CHIUN

Committee Member
Ir. Lo Chong Chiun is a Technical Director of a consulting engineering firm based in Sabah. He has more than 30 years of experience in the design, contract administration and project management of major civil, structural, geotechnical and infrastructure development projects.

IR. LEE PEIR TIEN

Committee Member
Ir. Lee Peir Tien obtained his Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from University of Technology, Malaysia in 2001. He is currently one of the Directors in G&P Geotechnics. He is the Chairman for Geotechnical Engineering Technical Division of IEM for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 Sessions.

IR. DR. CHIN YAW MING

Committee Member
Ir. Dr. Chin Yaw Ming is a geotechnical and foundation specialist with 25 years of comprehensive technical knowledge. Currently, he is a principal of CYM Consult, a geotechnical consultancy firm. He is also an advisor to the Geotechnical Consultancy Unit of Penang Island City Council.

IR. DR. CHAN SIN FATT

Immediate Past President

IR. DR. GOH TEIK CHEONG

Co-opted Member
Ir. Dr Goh Teik Cheong is a professional engineer registered with BEM, Malaysia, a Professional Interviewer for IEM’s Professional Interview and BEM’s Professional Assessment Examination. Currently, he is the Executive Director with M.E.I. and has over 30 years of work experience.

IR. DR. HISHAM MOHAMAD

Co-opted Member
Ir. Dr Hisham Mohamad is an Associate Professor at the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department of UTP. He obtained his PhD degree from University of Cambridge, UK, and MSc from Imperial College. Dr. Hisham is an expert in applications for geotechnical infrastructure.

PROF. DR. KHAIRUL ANUAR

Co-opted Member

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