Jean Michel Laye
obtained his BS in Chemistry/ Chemistry Engineering from LT-Montelimar in 1985, DEUST in Chemistry from Montpellier University II in 1987 and MS in Materials from I3F-CNAM-Montpellier in 2003. Currently, he is the General Manager, Quality Product Development / Innovation - LafargeHolcim Malaysia since January 2018. He has joined LafargeHolcim in 2004 and served the company in various positions in different parts of the world. Before joining LafargeHolcim Malaysia, he was the Director, Quality and Product Development - LafargeHolcim RMX Singapore from 2015 to 2017. He was the Head of Quality and Product Development Lafarge A&C India from 2009 to 2013; and Head of Construction Development Lab, LafargeHolcim - Innovation Hub Rio de Janeiro - Brazil from 2013 to 2015.
YEO Shih Horng
obtained his Master in Engineering Science from University of Malaya in 2013. Now he is pursuing his PhD in very high early strength concrete. He is concrete material consultant in YSH Advanced Engineering & Structures and technical expert for TÜV SÜD (M) Sdn Bhd. His expertise includes concrete forensic, high early strength concrete, marine concrete, ultrahigh performance concrete, low heat concrete, precast accelerated curing, and fibre reinforced concrete. He had involved in various projects i.e. study on structural Integrity of Wisma Karamunsing, Besut large pour reinforced concrete barrage, MARA building Inspection, port construction of Vale Malaysia Minerals, Petronas T9 Building, B-Braun Penang façade wall, Absolute Deal Warehouse Building, Singapore Thomson Line tunnel lining accelerated curing, and high early strength precast FAB building in Dalian, Liaoning, China.
Ir. Steven Ng Si Yoon PEng, MIEM,
graduated from Oklahoma State University, USA in 1986. He has worked in the construction industry for 22 years in various capacities, Civil & Structural Engineer, Resident Engineer and Project Manager. Steven Ng is currently a Product Manager for Sika Kimia Sdn. Bhd. He redefines and reviews all the technical specifications and product limitations as necessary with the engineers to ensure that all products and systems perform satisfactorily. Steven has more than 15 years of experience in the assessment and repair of concrete structures. He has been involved in important refurbishment projects like the KLCC, LRT, KLIA, Mid Valley, Chenderoh and Kenyir dams, Sultan Yahya bridge, Semenyih and Bukit Nanas treatment plant.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. TEO Wee, CEng.
received a BEng degree and PhD in Civil Engineering from the Queen’s University of Belfast, UK. He is currently an Associate Professor in Civil Engineering at Heriot Watt University, Malaysia campus. Before joined academic, he practiced as structural engineer for several years in civil and structural consultancies in the UK. He was involved in many building structural design as well as bridge assessment projects. He is actively involved in research of FRP strengthening of concrete structures, particularly in shear strengthening. Apart from FRP strengthening research, his other research interests include Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC), Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC), impact/blast resistance and performance-based seismic assessment of concrete structures.