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Centre of Geotechnics


To form research excellence centre related to geotechnics and soil stability and improvement, which not only focus on academic research works, but also offers consultation to the authorities and public.


Dr Mohamad Shakri bin Mohmad Shariff

Team Members

  • Ms Noorasyikin Mohammad Noh
  • Dr Ir Salmaliza Salleh


The research output will be able to immediately commercialized due to usage of low cost materials e.g. cement and waste materials. The research works also priotise the effect towards environment e.g. usage of grass stabilizing slopes.


Title Author Status Indexed in
Performance of Cement Column Stabilization by Palm Oil Fuel Ash (POFA) and Palm Oil Fibre (POF Mohamad Shakiri Bin Mohmad Sharif, Zaid Lalloo, Nor Faiza Abd Rahman, Munira Mohammad Accepted for publication Scopus
Stabilisation of Soft Soil Using Palm Oil Fuel Ash and Palm Oil Fibre Mohamad Shakri Mohmad Shariff, Lim Saw Yin Accepted for publication Scopus
The Use of Sewage Sludge And Its Ash In Construction And Agriculture Industry: A Review Mohd Amin Bin Shafii, Eunice Chia Mei Ling, Ekarizan Shaffie Accepted for publication Scopus


Research Grants

Title Researcher Funding (RM) External Collaborator
A Study on the Rhizobium Bacteria to Promote Vegetative Root-Soil Reinforcement Matrix for Soil Slope Stability Noorasyikin Binti Mohammad Noh,Norjihan Abd Malek, Datin Prof Ir Dr Zainab Mohamed, Mohd Amin Shafii 23,000 NA