Prof. Hüseyin Bilgin
Profile: Prof. Hüseyin Bilgin's research activities are in the field of response, analysis, and design of reinforced concrete structures, with emphasis on problems of geometrically and material nonlinear behavior, aiming at evaluating the ultimate strength of members, connections, and structures. Specific research fields in which he has been actively involved; a) Nonlinear behavior of reinforced concrete members, b) Seismic performance assessment of RC and masonry buildings, c) Static and dynamic structural stability. He is also the regional editor of the Journal ofResearch on Engineering Structures & Materials (2015-2016) , the review editor on the Editorial Board ofComputational Methods in Structural Engineering, part of the journal frontiers inBuilt Environment (2018 - ) , and the academic editor on the Editorial Board ofAdvances in Civil Engineering (Hindawi).
Assoc. Prof. Ahmad Safuan A Rashid
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,
Profile: Associate Professor Ahmad Safuan A Rashid obtained his PhD degree in Geotechnical Engineering from The University of Sheffield in 2011, with a Malaysia Higher Education Scholarship. Currently, he is an Associate Professor and Associate Chair for the School of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He is also the Head of Geotechnical Research Group and Fellow of Centre of Tropical Geoengineering, providing research and consultation work on geological and geotechnical engineering for the tropical area. The major research area of Associate Professor Ahmad Safuan is on the ground improvement technique and slope engineering. He has published more than 141 referred journal papers. Associate Professor Ahmad Safuan has secured several competitive research grants over RM 4 million and has been involved in several consultation work worth RM 2 million from 2005. He has been involved with several soil exploration and monitoring projects such as under Plus Sdn Bhd, Malakoff - Independent Power Plant, Tanjung Bin and Gunung Pulai under Jabatan Perhutanan Negeri Johor. He has successfully supervised 4 PhD to their completion and currently is supervising 15 PhD students.