Wan Hamidon Wan Badaruzzaman
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Dr Wan Hamidon Wan Badaruzzaman is currently the Chairman of the Smart and Sustainable Township Research Centre (SUTRA), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He is also a Professor in Structural Engineering at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. His main research areas in terms of publication output are on composite structures especially on Profiled Steel Sheeting Dry Board (PSSDB), a lightweight structural composite system that has been applied as floor, wall and roof panels in buildings; infilled cold formed steel tube structural elements strengthened with CFRP sheets; and composite plate girders. He has published over 200 journal and conference articles. Prof. Wan has won numerous research awards including the Winner of CIDB Construction Innovation and Design Award (2001), Gold Medal for 26th International Exhibition of Inventions, Geneva, Institute for Industrial Patents of Switzerland (Association Suisse des Conseilsen Propriete Indust) (1998), International National Inventor’s Award, MOSTE (1998), Gold Medal for the Best Overall Invention, MINDEX/INNOTEX Design & Invention Exhibition, WIPO (1997), and Design & Invention Exhibition, MOSTE, SIRIM, and MINDS (1997). He was also the past Director of the Engineering Accreditation Department, Board of Engineers Malaysia.
• Structural Engineering • Composite Materials • Steel Sheet and Concretes • Finite Element Method • Beams and Girders • Geopolymers