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.