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Shimin Zhuang

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Shimin graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2014 with an honours degree in Civil Engineering. After graduating, he joined YWL Engineering Singapore and gained design experience related to heavy infrastructure sectors and geotechnical finite element analysis. During this time, he also completed a Masters in Geotechnical Engineering at the National University of Singapore and graduated with distinction.

In 2016, Shimin joined ERSS Consultants and specialised in the design and construction of deep basements, retaining walls and reinforced soils. He was assigned as a representative of temporary works Qualified Persons (Design) for a national underground metro station and in charge of construction support until the completion of the station box.

In 2019, Shimin joined AECOM Singapore as a Geotechnical Engineer and qualified as a Professional Engineer in civil engineering with the Professional Engineers Board Singapore. During his time with AECOM, Shimin was involved in the design and construction of various types of large-scale projects, such as a subsea segmental tunnel, large diameter deep shafts, bored pile foundations, pile-enhanced raft and foundations using barrettes and diaphragm walls for metro stations and cut & cover tunnels.

Shimin joined Hawkins in 2021 as a member of the expanding geotechnical engineering capability of the company. He is an Associate based in our Singapore Office. 


Shimin is proficient in English and Mandarin.


BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering – National University of Singapore
MSc Geotechnical Engineering – National University of Singapore
CUBS Civil Expert Certificate

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With the rapid advancement of computer technology, full numerical modelling is now routinely carried out in geotechnical engineering. However, producing a full numerical model is not straightforward; if the numerical analysis is not applied correctly, the output can lead to defective design and ensuing failure.

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