Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment, November 13-15, 2013

GEOMATE 2012 KL Malaysia Nov. 14-16 Hotel Istana

Conference Chairman:

 Prof. Dr. Bujang B.K. Huat, Univ.  Putra Malaysia


Conference Organizing Committee:

Prof Faisal Ali, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia

Prof Mohd Raihan, Taha Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Prof Roslan Hashim, Universiti Malaya

Prof. Thamer A. Mohamed, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Prof. Dato' Ismail Bakar, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia


National Advisory Committee:

Prof. Dr. A.S.M. Abdul Awal, Univ. Technology Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Ideris Bin Zakaria, Univ. Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. M. Ibn Ibrahimy, Int. Islamic Univ., Malaysia

Prof Dato Dr Nik Muhamad Nik Abd Majid, Univ.  Putra Malaysia

D/Reactor Dr. Zunaidi Bin Ibrahim, Kolej Universiti TATI, Malaysia

A/Prof. Dr. Abdoullah Namdar, Univ. Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Suleyman Aremu Muyibi, Int. Islamic Univ., Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Shahjahan Mridha, International Islamic Univ., Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Faisal Hj Ali, National Defense University of Malaysia


International Advisory Committee:

Prof. Dr. Fumio Tatsuoka, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

E/Prof. Dr. Sohji Inoue, Mie University, Japan

Prof Sai Vanapalli, University of Ottawa, Canada

Prof. Dr. Nemy Banthia, Univ. of British Columbia, Canada

Prof. Dr. Ian Jefferson, University of Birmingham, UK

Prof. Dr. John Bolander, Univesity of California, USA

Prof. Dr. Shamshul Chowdhury, Roosevelt University, USA

Prof. Dr. Isabel Pinto, University of Coimbra, Portugal

A/Prof. Mark Jaksa, University of Adelaide, Australia

A/Prof. Dr. William S. Kaggwa, Univ. of Adelaide, Australia

Dr. John N. Mukabi, President of Kenya Geotec. Soc., Kenya

Prof. Dr. Jing-Cai Jiang, University of Tokushima, Japan

A/Prof. Dr. Kingshuk Roy, Nihon University, Japan

A/Prof. Dr. Md. Shahin Hossain, Nagoya Ins. of Tech., Japan

Engr. Hirondo Inagali, President, JCK Com. Ltd. Japan

Prof. Dr. Mounir Bouassida, National School of Engg. of Tunis

Prof. Dr. L. R. Austriaco, Angles Univ. Foundation, Philippines

Prof. Dr. Zahurul Islam, BUET, Bangladesh

  Keynote Speakers:

1.       Prof. Dr. Charles Ng, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Paper title: Stiffness Anisotropy and Resilient Modulus of an Unsaturated Soil under Static and Cyclic loads


2.       Prof. Dr. Takashi Hara, Gifu University, Japan

Paper title:Development of Piled Geo-wall


3.       Prof. Dr. Mohd Raihan Taha, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Paper title:Nanoparticles for Geotechnical Engineering


4.       Prof. Dr. Faisal bin Hj Ali, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia

Paper title:Measurement of Strain Distribution Along Precast Driven Pile During Full Scale Pile Load Test


5.       Prof. Dr. Jian Chu, Iowa State University, USA

Paper title:Use of microbial technology in geotechnical engineering


6.       Prof. Dr. Satoru Kawasaki, Hokkaido University, Japan

Paper title:Unique Grouting Material Composed of Calcium Phosphate Compounds


7.       Prof. Dr. Sai Vanapali, University of Ottawa, Canada

Paper title:Bearing Capacity and Settlement of Footings in Unsaturated Sands


8.       Prof. Dr. Leslie George Tham, The University of Hong Kong

Paper title:A study on slow moving slopes


Best Paper Awards: (5 out of 155)


Flexural Buckling Behavior of Steel Pile with Vertical Load in Liquefied Soil Yoshihiro Kimura and Koichi Onohara


Experimental study concerning impact characteristics by collision of weight on sand cushion over steel beam by Tam Sy Ho, Hiroshi Masuya and Naoto Takashita


Compressibility of Residual Soil Subjected to Microbial Treatment by Lee Min Lee, Ng Wei Soon, and Yasuo Tanaka


Factors affecting the stability analysis of earth dam slopes subjected to reservoir drawdown by T. Souliyavong, C. Gallage, P. Egodawatta and B. Maher


Measurement of the crack displacement using digital photogrammetry for evaluation of the soundness of tunnels by A. Kanazawa., S.Nishiyama, T.Yano, T.Kikuchi