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Ir. Dr. Elizabeth Chong Eu Mee

B.Eng (Civil)(Hons), M.Eng (Civil), PhD (Swinburne), CPEng, Grad. IEM

Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Science

Office No:+60 82 260 643
Fax No:+60 82 260 813
Room No: E317, Building E, FECS
Email: echong@swinburne.edu.my


Elizabeth obtained her B.Eng and M.Eng from University Teknologi Malaysia. Upon graduation, she worked briefly with the then INTI International University College before embarking her career with Swinburne University of Technology.  In her position as a lecturer, she has supervised many final year research projects and had been an academic supervisor for industrial placement. She has been actively involved with industry-linked projects, particularly on road and transportation.  Among the notable project that she has worked on was the city-wide Kuching Traffic Study project, in collaboration with local and international consultants. Elizabeth has also served in the Graduate Section of the Institute of Engineers, Malaysia (Sarawak Branch). While working full-time, she completed her PhD in the field of deep excavation and soil-structure interaction.

Research Interests

  • Deep Excavation and Soil-structure Interaction;
  • Transportation and Highway;

Professional Memberships

  • Graduate Member, Board of Engineers Malaysia.
  • Graduate Member, Institute of Engineers Malaysia
  • Chartered Engineer, Engineers Australia

PhD / Master by Research Opportunities

Potential research higher degree candidates are welcome to enquire about postgraduate opportunities in the following areas/ projects:

  1. Deep excavation
  2. Transportation
  3. Road construction

Please contact Dr. Elizabeth Chong for more information on the above topic.

  • Publications


  • Journal paper Chong, EE-M & Ong, DE-L 2020, ‘Data-Driven Field Observational Method of a Contiguous Bored Pile Wall System Affected by Accidental Groundwater Drawdown’, Geosciences, vol. 10, no. 7, p. 268.
  • Journal paper Ng, B & Chong, EEM 2019, ‘Implementation of Shallow Underpasses at and Urban Roundabout’, International Journal of Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 375-382.
  • Journal paper Dia, H, Hassan, R & Chong, EEM 2017, ‘Using social media to enhance learning outcomes in transportation engineering courses’, ITE Journal, vol. 87, no. 12, pp. 39-43.
  • Conference paper Chong, EEM & Ong, DEL 2016, ‘Effect of equivalent wall permeability on groundwater table in a deep excavation project’, in SH Chan, TA Ooi, WH Ting, SF Chan and D Ong (eds), Proceedings of the 19th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference & 2nd AGSSEA Conference, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 709-714.
  • Conference paper Dia, H, Hassan, R & Chong, EEM 2015, ‘The use of social media to enhance student learning in engineering,’ Transforming Learning Conference, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, pp. N/A.
  • Conference paper Dia, H, Hassan, R & Chong, EEM 2015, ‘Using social media to enhance learning outcomes in engienering courses,’ The 12th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Monash University & RMIT, Australia, Session G10.
  • Conference paper E.E.M. Chong and D.E.L. Ong, (2014). “Effects of localized dewatering and corner on the behavior of tied-back contiguous bored piled (CBP) wall in Kuching City”, 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Kyoto, Japan, 2014
  • Conference paper Chong, E.E.M. (2008). Evaluation of the Compactability of Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixtures, Proceedings of 2nd Engineering Conference on Sustainable Engineering Infrastructures Development and Management, Kuching, Malaysia, 18-19 December 2008, pp. 266 – 270
  • Conference paper Hainin, M.R., Ismail, C.R., and Chong E.E.M. (2006). The Effects Of Nominal Maximum Aggregate Size On Hot-Mix Asphalt Properties Using Gyratory Compactor, National Seminar on Civil Engineering , Johor, Malaysia, 19-20 December 2006, pp. hw4-1 – hw4-7
  • Newspaper article Chong, E 2017, ‘LinkedIn for learning, collaboration and professional growth’, Borneo Post, 26 April 2017, pp. http://www.theborneopost.com/2017/04/26/linkedin-for-learning-collaboration-and-professional-growth/.