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Gouw Tjie Liong, Ir., M.Eng, ChFC, PhD

Mr. Gouw is a certified Professional Geotechnical Engineer. He has been working in the field of Geotechnical Engineering since 1984. His expertise covering geotechnical investigation, soil intrumentation, deep foundation and excavation for high rise buildings, pile load testing (Static and PDA), pile integrity testing (PIT), sonic logging test, vibration monitoring, slope stability, ground anchors, pumping test, dewatering, micropiles, tunnelling and ground improvement works, e.g. dynamic compaction, vertical drain, vibro-compaction, geosynthetic and grouting. The jobs cover more than 180 projects in Indonesia, Singapore and Srilanka. He has a great passion in the teaching and disseminating of geotechnical engineering knowledge. He serves as lecturer since late 1984. Currently, he serves as a senior lecturer at Bina Nusantara University, Jakarta, Indonesia. He also conduct regular geotechnical training for engineers. He also chaired the Indonesian Chapter of International Geosynthetics Society since 2006. He has published 80 papers and 22 technical notes.
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Mar

Engineer dan Permasalahannya (2) – The Solution: WORK ETHICS

Written by Gouw Tjie Liong, Ir., M.Eng, ChFC, PhD. Posted in Problems of Engineers

3. SOLUSI-NYA?

Dalam pembicaraan-pembicaraan sesama Engineer sering kali terdengar kata-kata: “Problem sudah kita ketahui, bagaimana seorang engineer ideal bersikap juga sudah kita ketahui. Namun apa yang bisa kita lakukan? Sistemnya memang sudah demikian! Semua hal memerlukan dana, memasang tarif tertentu untuk menaikkan engineering fee? Percuma! Akan dilanggar juga oleh sesama Engineer!”

16
Mar

Engineer dan Permasalahannya (1) – The Problems

Written by Gouw Tjie Liong, Ir., M.Eng, ChFC, PhD. Posted in Problems of Engineers

1. PENDAHULUAN

Dalam pembangunan fisik bangsa dan negara, peranan para pakar teknik sipil merupakan hal yang krusial dan tidak terelakkan. Dapat dikatakan Engineer merupakan salah satu pilar utama dalam membangun kekayaan fisik suatu bangsa. Karena itu Engineer selalu dituntut untuk bersikap kritis, efisien dan kompetitif. Sungguh tantangan profesi yang menarik, namun harus kita akui bahwa tidak mudah untuk menjalaninya. Banyak sekali hambatan-hambatan non teknis yang dihadapi.

16
Mar

The problem we have sit within ourselves…..

Written by Gouw Tjie Liong, Ir., M.Eng, ChFC, PhD. Posted in Motivational

Nothing is difficult if our mind is clear, motivated with a definitive goal to achieve! The number one enemy of us is our own procrastination and the tendency to be lazy!

Geotechnical Course

  • Soil Mechanis
  • Soil Investigation
  • Foundation Engineering
  • PIT, PDA, Sonic Logging
  • Slope Stabilization
  • Geotechnical Instrumentation
  • Deep Excavation
  • Ground Improvement
  • Geotechnical Instrumentation
  • Earthquake
  • Liquefaction Analysis
  • Application of Geotechnical Software
  • Other Geotechnical Course

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Motivational Course

  • Cultivating Engineering Judgment
  • The Problem of Engineer
  • How I Present Myself
  • Light Up
  • Toward Successful Engineering Career
  • Pressure lead to Success
  • The Up and Down of My Life
  • Theory of Emptiness
  • Turning Thought into Reality
  • Young Engineer