FST Postgraduate


Geology involving structural geology, geophysics, engineering geology, and environmental geology. Research in geology focuses on the stratigraphy, diagenesis, and sedimentology of both contemporary and historical carbonate systems. The research specification focuses on geo-related hazards such as landslides and floods, tectonic-induced hazards such as earthquakes and liquefaction, as well as ground and underground issues such as contaminations, pollutions, and settlements. It also specialises in determining the structure of the upper mantle and crust by using a variety of imaging techniques. Environmental geochemistry, hydrogeology, and environmental remediation are all active research areas

FST experts

Dr. Mohd Rozi Umor

PhD (UMalaya)


Expertise: Igneous Petrology, Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Dam Safety Inspection, economic mineral exploration

Dr. Norsyafina Roslan

PhD (Birmingham)

✉️ finalan@ukm.edu.my

Expertise: Urban hydrogeology, groundwater modelling, engineering geology

Dr. Goh Thian Lai

PhD (UKMalaysia)


Expertise: Engineering Geology, geohazards, slope stability assessment, mitigation and geomechanics

Assoc. Prof. Ts. Dr. Mohd Hariri Arifin

SSn (UKMalaysia)

✉️ hariri@ukm.edu.my

Expertise: Enviromental Geophysics, Engineering Geophysics, Geothermal Exploration, Groundwater

Dr. Nor Shahidah Mohd Nazer

PhD (Univ. of Stratclyde, Glasgow)


Expertise: Engineering geology, soil mechanics, geomorphology, problematic soils, geodisasters

Dr. Nurul Afifah binti Mohd Radzir

PhD (UKMalaysia)

✉️ nurulafifah@ukm.edu.my

Expertise: Sedimentology, Stratigraphy, Petroleum Geology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habibah Hj Jamil

PhD (UKMalaysia)

✉️ bib@ukm.edu.my

Expertise: Geochemistry, Quaternary Geology, Petroleum Geology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Zuhairi Wan Yaacob

PhD (Cardiff)


Expertise: Environmental Geology, Contaminant hydrogeology, Engineering Geology, Soil Contamination

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