Research Projects

1. Research on Semi-Flexible Pavement with Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya, awarded by the Department of Civil Engineering, Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya, Meor Othman Hamzah and M.K. Ali, 2005
2. Rehabilitation of Al-Garabolli-Misuratah Coastal Road, Libya, awarded by Nurol Insaat Ve Ticaret A.S., Turkey and Libyan Government, Meor Othman Hamzah (in collaboration with Professor M.K.Ali of al-Fateh University, Tripoli and Professor Mustafa Karasahin of Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey), 2008
3. High Performance Porous Mixtures as Alternative Materials for Road Pavement Wearing Course, IRPA Long Term Research, RM254,000.00, Meor Othman Hamzah and Abu Harith, 2002
4. Steel Slag Properties and Mix Design, Research grant awarded by RST Teknologi Sdn. Bhd., Meor Othman Hamzah, 2002. Research findings presented to the 4th Malaysian Road Conference and won a Best Paper Award
5. Performance of Porous Asphalt Incorporating the Drain Asphalt Modified Additive (DAMA), awarded by Ecophalt (M) Sdn. Bhd. and Darintech Korea, Meor Othman Hamzah, 2002.
6. Development of Crumb Rubber Binder Modification for Porous Asphalt Mixes Proposed for the Jalan Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE) – Preliminary Trials, Research grant awarded by the Malaysian Ruber Board, Meor Othman Hamzah, 2005
7. Use of Soil Stabiliser to Improve Soil Properties for Agricultural Road in Johor Phase 2, Research grant awarded by Advanced Agriecological Research Sdn. Bhd., Meor Othman Hamzah, 2006
8. Characterisation of Abrasion Loss, Clogging Behaviour and Binder Creep to Enhance Properties of Porous Asphalt, eScience Fund, MOSTI, Meor Othman Hamzah, 2008
9. Fundamental Properties and Evaluation of Asphalt mixes Incorporating Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP), USM Fundamental Research Grant, Meor Othman Hamzah, 2009
10. Effect of Aggregate Shape on Engineering Properties of Asphalt Mixes, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Meor Othman Hamzah, 2010
11. Technology Transfer: Problems and Desirable Future Directions, sponsored by Honda Motor Company Japan, 1988. Research conducted during a 3-month participation in the 10th International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences (IATSS) Forum in Suzuka, Japan
12. Application of Theory of Dry Aggregate Packing to Produce Durable Bituminous Mixes, Meor Othman Hamzah, USM Short Term, 2001
13. Effect of Aggregate Shape on Asphalt Materials Properties, USM Short Term, Meor Othman Hamzah, 2006
14. Conformity Of Asphalt Mixtures Incorporating Sasobit To Malaysian Public Works Department Specifications, USM Short Term Grant, Meor Othman Hamzah, 2008