Salmaliza Salleh

Dr Salmaliza Salleh BEng, MSc, PhD


Dr Salmaliza Salleh joined the University of Greenwich (UOG) in September 2022. She received her PhD in Engineering from University of Malaya in 2018, MSc in Project Management from National University of Singapore in 2007 and Bachelor in Civil Engineering with Honours from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia in 2004.

In her 15 years of experience as an Academician, she has been developing and reviewing the curriculum of civil engineering programme, assigned as Civil Engineering Programme Leader, and the Faculty’s Representative for Internship and Industry Liaison. To date she had supervised more than 20 undergraduate students FYP/postgraduates and published more than 15 journal papers indexed by ISI/SCOPUS. She is also one of the Malaysia’s Engineering Accreditation Council Panel and Engineering Technology Accreditation Council Panel.

Her industrial experience is impressive as well. She was the Lead Civil and Structural Engineer in MTC Engineering Consultancy Sdn. Bhd. (Malaysia) before she joined UOG.  In the company, she was the Civil and Structure Consultant of National Record Centre construction project, the Project Manager of Road Map Study on the Conservation and Development of Rivers in the State of Selangor, Malaysia, and the Project Engineer for Civil Engineering, Structural and Geotechnical Consultancy Services for Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) Headquarters Building.

The exposures to industry and education motivates her passion in sustainable construction materials, utilisation of waste in concrete, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and engineering education research.

Responsibilities within the university

Module Leader

  • Analysis and Design for Seismic Action
  • Advanced Materials Engineering for Construction
  • Analysis and Management of Risk in Civil Engineering


  • Academic Supervisor
  • BSc Final Year Project Supervisor
  • MSc Research Project Supervisor


  • Gold Medal, New Academic Learning Innovation Exhibition and Competition (NALI 2022)
  • Gold Medal, Invention, Innovation and Design on E-Learning Competition (IUCEL) 2022
  • Best Presenter Award, 2nd International Conference on Advanced Engineering and Technology Studies, Australia (ICAETS 2020)
  • Best Presenter Award, 6th International Conference on Green Technology, Singapore (ICGT 2020)
  • Gold Medal, Invention, Innovation and Design Exposition (IIDEX) 2019
  • Bronze Medal, Malaysia Technology Expo, 2017
  • Best Research Paper Award, 2nd International Conference on Recent Trends and Innovation in Engineering and Technology, India 2014
  • Best Research Award, International Conference on Environment, Penang: Poster Category 2010
  • Won Best Lecturer Award 2019, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Voted ‘Most Supporting Lecturer 2019’ by Quantity Surveying students
  • Won Best Lecturer Award 2018, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Voted ‘Most Fun Lecturer 2017’ by Quantity Surveying students
  • Won Best Lecturer Award 2015, Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
  • Voted as ‘The Most Favourite Lecturer 2013’ by Engineering students, SEGi University


  • Professional Engineer (BEM PE19028 -Malaysia)
  • ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer (ACPE-05768)
  • Corporate Member of IEM (IEM 23130 - Malaysia)
  • Engineering Accreditation Council Panel (EAC Malaysia)
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Council Panel (ETAC Malaysia)
  • Professional Technologist (PT20090036 - Malaysia)

Research / Scholarly interests

Salmaliza’s research interest are on the following areas:

  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Utilisation of waste in concrete
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Engineering Education