Brief CV

Name : Dr. Ir. Gouw Tjie Liong M.Eng. ChFC

Position :

  • Senior Geotechnical Consultant
  • Trainer and Associate Professor in Geotechnical Engineering 
  • Chartered Financial Consultant, ChFC


  • 1984 : Degree in Civil Engineering, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • 1989 : Master in Geotechnical Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2006: Chartered Financial Consultant – Singapore
  • 2017 : Doctor in Geotechnical Engineering, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia


Since 1984 up to now involves in the design and execution of geotechnical investigation, soil instrumentation, deep foundation and excavation for high rise buildings, load tests (Static and PDA), pile integrity testing (PIT), sonic logging integrity test, vibration monitoring, slope stability, ground anchors, pumping test, dewatering, micropiles, tunnelling and ground improvement works, e.g. dynamic compaction, vertical drain, vacuum preloading, vibro-compaction, geosynthetic, MSE wall and grouting. The jobs cover more than 270 projects in Indonesia, Singapore and Srilanka.

Since 1999 also active as a financial consultant for individuals.


  1. 1984-1996, Lecturer at Tarumanagara University (undergraduate and master degree), Jakarta.
  2. 1996 -2000, Visiting faculty for Master Program ParahyanganCatholicUniversity, Bandung.
  3. 1990 – now, Regular lecturer for Short Courses/Traning organized by The Indonesian Geotechnical Society.
  4. 2001, Visting faculty on Ground Improvement Subject at Universitas Pelita Harapan, Jakarta.
  5. 2001 – now, Gotechnical Engineering, Plaxis and Geo5 trainer for Professionals
  6. 2007 – 2017, Lecturer for Undergraduate Students, Binus University, Jakarta.
  7. 2018 – now, Associate Professor at Post Graduate Study, Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung.


1.Southeast Asia Geotechnical Society (SEAGS), life member.

2. Indonesian Society of Geotechnical Engineering (Himpunan Ahli Teknik Tanah Indonesia- HATTI)

3. Indonesian Chapter of International Geosynthetics Society (INA-IGS), Past President, 2006-2020


93 Technical Papers in Geotechnical Engineering and 23 Geotechnical Project Articles in KONSTRUKSI Magazine

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