Smart Geopipe© offers real-time ground monitoring solutions for slope and infrastructure construction using cutting-edge optical fibre technology. The product detects ground movements continuously, featuring cloud-based data visualisation, 24-hour notifications, multi-point sensing, and unlimited borehole length monitoring. The ecosystem includes the Geopipe sensor, a web application, and the user. Data is relayed to the cloud for processing, storage, and visualisation, with users alerted to any anomalies.
Dr Hisham Mohamad is an Associate Professor at Civil & Environmental Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. He holds a PhD degree from University of Cambridge, a Masters degree from Imperial College London, Bachelor degree from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Hisham specializes in the area of Geotechnical Engineering and an expert in fibre-optic distributed sensing. Some of his notable involvements of construction monitoring projects using innovative fibre-optic sensing include monitoring tunnel deformation at London King’s Cross and Singapore’s Mass Rapid Transport (MRT) Circle Line. In 2013, Hisham joined Geotechnics Division, Ministry of Mobility and Public Works in Belgium for a year and was involved in monitoring ground excavation and construction project of the world’s largest shipping lock in Antwerp. Hisham is a Professional Engineer registered with Board of Engineers Malaysia and had served as technical committee member in various learned societies locally and abroad. He has published and coauthored over forty technical papers in leading international journals and proceedings. His patented invention of ‘‘Smart-Geopipe” was awarded as Best Invention and Gold Awards by Malaysian Road Conference & iENA 2018 and Malaysian Technology Expo 2019. moreLinkedIn Instagram
Aizat Akmal A.Mohamad Beddelee MSc, Grad. Eng a Doctor of Philosophy candidate in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia. Received his both Master’s (graduate-on-time) and Bachelor’s degree (first class) from UTP majoring in Geotechnical Engineering instrumentation. A member of Board of Engineers Malaysia since 2018 with 3 years of research experience in Geotechnical Engineering Instrumentation. Being also affiliated with HIFAZ Engineering Consultant (M) Sdn. Bhd. (Part-time consultant engineer) and undergone internship experience from the China Government’s own Construction Company, China Construction (S.E.A) (Cambodia) Co. Ltd. Aizat has published a few significant articles on the fibre optics sensing in the piles. Aizat is always dedicated to bringing innovative ideas to a functional product. He has established a start-up company named Edflax Sdn. Bhd. under the UTP Innovation Accelerator program and devoted to commercialising the Smart Geopipe © to address worldwide ground movement pain points. morePortfolio LinkedIn Instagram
Muhammad Farid bin Ghazali currently works as a Research Scientist of Institute of Transport Infrastructure, Smart Infrastructure Modelling and Monitoring Group at the Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. He holds a Diploma in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi MARA (2008), a Bachelor degree from Universiti Malaysia Perlis (2016), and a Masters degree from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (2020). His current research interests include the Distributed Optical Fibre Strain Sensing (DOFSS) technology in geo-structure monitoring. Muhammad Farid is registered as Professional Technologist under Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT). more