USM Recorded the Highest Achievement during International Earthquake-Resistant Building Design Competition in Taiwan
A team of four fourth year students from the School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia has made the country and USM proud in the “Introducing and Demonstrating Earthquake Engineering Research for Schools (IDEERS) 2017” which was held on September 22 – 23 in Taipei, Taiwan. USM team led by Cheah Yi Ben with team members of Chan Wai Kit, Chong Hong Rui and Tan Chin Guan was supervised by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lau Tze Liang. The team was honoured for outstanding achievement by winning First Runner-Up, Quake-Resistant Certificate and Best Design Concept Exhibition Award under the undergraduate category. There were forty-nine international teams from Southeast Asia, Australia, China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan participated in this competition. The trip to Taiwan was organized by IEM-USM Student Section.