COOPERATION MEETING OF SOFTLAND STUDIES CENTER (RECESS) & MALAYSIAN HIGHWAY AUTHORITY (LLM)
LLM, Kajang, Selangor
22 April 2021
The Soft Soil Research Center (RECESS) of Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia together with industry partners visited the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) to see and add value to the existing cooperation. Also present was Visiting Professor and mentor of the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering (FKAAB), UTHM Datuk Ir. Hj. Abdullah bin Isnin & Prof. Dr. Roslan bin Zainal Abidin who helped move this idea. The RECESS research team is led by the Head of the RECESS Center, IIE himself, namely Ts. Dr. Nor Azizi bin Yusoff.
The meeting was chaired by Ir Ts Dr Nadzrul Fadzilah, Director of Design Management, LLM. The LLM team consists of the Operations Monitoring Division, Specialist Services and Technical Cooperation, Southern Region and the PLUS Concessionaires.
Through the concept of 'Agency & Community Empowerment' in achieving Muar Perkasa 2030, the geotechnical problem in Muar which encloses the North-South Highway alignment is made an opportunity for technology development at UTHM@Muar Living Lab in collaboration with various agencies.
The meeting was also attended by UTHM researchers related to IoT and electronics, Dr Shipun and Ts. Muhammad | En. Munning from Geomotion also helped in this regard.
UTHM is grateful for the opportunity given by this LLM. Hopefully the potential of this collaboration achieves its goal in the near future.