About me


I am a registered Professional civil engineer (P.Eng) and an Accredited Structural Engineering Checker with the Board of Engineers Malaysia(BEM).
I graudated in Civil Engineering(B.Sc) in 1975 from the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom. In 1980 I obtained my Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA. In 1990 I was awarded a Ph.D in Structural Engineering from the Nottingham University, United Kingdom.While doing research at Nottingham used to work with Dr. Gwynne Davies, Dr. Martin Coutie, Dr Kim Elliott, Prof Stephen Brown and Prof. David Nethercot.In Structural Failure Investigation and Structural Remedial works used to work with Dr Roy Imbsen(USA), Dr Andrae Leonardt(Germany) and Dr Robert Vollum(Imperial College London).For the design of Prai Bridge used to work with Mr Srinivasan of DAR Handasah(London)
I am a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia(FIEM), Member of Road Engineering Association Malaysia(MREAM), Member of Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australasia(MREAAA). I was the past President of the Board of Engineers Malaysia, past President of the Road Engineering Association of Malaysia(REAM).
I was awarded the Henry Adams award by the Instituions of Structural Engineers, United Kingdom in 1992.
Before retirement from the government service I was the Director General of the Public Works Department of Malaysia(PWD). Prior to that I hold various positions in the PWD such as the Deputy Director General I, Deputy Director General II, Director of Roads, State Director of PWD Pahang, Deputy Director(Technical) Federal Development Department Kelantan, Senior Executive Engineer(Building Design Section), Senior Executive(Engineer (Bridge Section), Project Engineeer and Structural Design Engineer. For a short period of time I was a Lecturer at UTM, Jalan Gurney, Kuala Lumpur

My email address is drwahid@gmail.com if you have any comments or query.


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