Associate Professor

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Shasthri Sivaguru

His field of research and expertise are structural dynamics, computational mechanics, meta-modelling and optimization, crash mechanics and vehicle safety.


Shasthri holds a BEng (Hons) degree and an MSc Eng degree from the University of Malaya and PhD (Mech Eng) from the International Islamic University Malaysia where he was nominated for best PhD student. He is a registered member of BEM (Board of Engineering Malaysia), Senior member of IRED (Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors) and member of IAENG (International Association of Engineers) and SAISE (South Asia Institute of Science and Engineering). He has current pending applications for corporate membership with both BEM and IEM (Institute of Engineering Malaysia) and working on obtaining his Professional Engineer (PEng) certification.

He has 12 years experience in academia from both University of Malaya and Universiti Selangor, the latter in which he had also served as head of department. He spearheaded and completed two ministry funded projects amounting to RM200,000. He has numerous ISI and SCOPUS indexed publications and had participated at many international conferences both locally and abroad. He was recipient of the International VIFRA 2015 award for Outstanding Scientist in recognition of his research works.

Besides academia, Shasthri has an equivalent of 6 years of industrial experience ranging from Industrial crane design with MHE DEMAG (M), to freelance consultancy. The latter involved 10 projects serving clients in the oil and gas industry such as PETRONAS (M) Bhd, Carigali Bhd, MTBE Bhd, Ethylene Bhd and others.