Dr. Faridah is an Associate Professor at The Faculty of Civil Engineering and the Manager of Research and Development at Construction Technology and Management Centre, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. She was educated in England (UK) and pursued a doctoral degree at The University of Sheffield under the prestigious Association of Commonwealth Universities scholarship. She is a structural engineer by profession and specializes in prestressed cable suspended structures and prestressed masonry. Current research projects are concentrated on engineering design options for energy efficiency/sustainable buildings.
Dr. Faridah is the Coordinator of the Task Group on Tall Buildings for the International Council on Research and Innovation (CIBTG50) since 2001, with responsibilities of stimulating research and facilitating international cooperation for future development of tall buildings.…
Country Representative, Malaysia (2009 – 2010)