Prof. Dr. Fauziah Ahmad
Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Fauziah Ahmad is a Professor in Geotechnical engineering also serves as Honorary Professor, Geotechnical Engineer and a Researcher at School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Engineering Campus, Penang. She has been appointed as Program Chairman, Deputy Dean at School and Deputy Dean of Postgraduate Studies. Has lead a Task force under Postgraduate Deans Council where head of program for Roadmap of Postgraduate studies in Malaysia 2017-2025. She has been involved in the development of hill slope where she was appointed as Penang State Geotechnical Council and technical committee member in reviewing Penang State development. Currently she is the President of MyIGS an International Geosynthetics Society for Malaysian Chapter and President of Asia Pacific Women Inventor and Innovator Network. She is actively involved in consultancy works on Geotechnical assessment and stability studies especially in the state of Penang and Perak. Actively involved in Asean Geotechnical Technical Committee (ATC10 – Urban Geoinformatic and ATC 1: Geodisaster in Climate Change) in collaboration with Japanese Geotechnical Society in establishing works using GIS Geotechnical Database research and Geodisaster in Climate Change. Her research interest is in the area of slope stability, landslide, ground improvement and Urban Geoinformatic (GIS Application). She has published her work in more than 200 papers in journals and proceedings locally and internationally. Her achievements gained recognition as Women Inventor, World Scientific Award at the World Innovation Achievement Award, European Women Inventor and Innovator Network International (EUWIIN) in Sweden and in Seoul since 2008 to date. Among other awards she has acquired are the Grand Prize, KIWIE Prize, and Special Award and cumulative of gold, silver and Bronze medallist for more than 37 awards. With granted of two patents, one trademark and two copyright for the Inventions.