- BEng (Hons), National University of Singapore
- MEng, National University of Singapore
- PhD, The University of Western Australia
- Associate Professor, Nanyang Technological University
- Senior Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University
- Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University
- Head of Division: 2005-2008
Member of Professional Societies
- Member, Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society
- Senior, Member, Institution of Engineers Singapore Member, Institution of Engineers Singapore
- Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
- Professional Engineer, Singapore
Editorial Board Member
- Environmental Geotechnics
- International Journal Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment
- Canadian Geotechnical Journal
- Geotechnical Engineering Journal of the SEAGS & AGSSEA
- Geomechanics for Energy and the Environment, Excellence in Reviewing, 2018
- La Trobe Asia Visiting Fellow, 2016
- National Day Award – Pingat Bakti Setia, 2014
- Koh Boon Hwee Scholar’s Mentor Award 2012
- SPRING Singapore Merit Award 2010, 2017
- SAC Assessor Award (Distinguished) 2010
- SAC Assessor Award (Bronze) 2005, (Silver) 2006, (Gold) 2009
- ASTM International Award for “Outstanding Article on the Practice of Geotechnical Testing”, 2006
- Visiting Scholar, Kyoto University 1998, 1999, 2000
- Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship 1997, 2003
- Australian Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship 1988-1991
- University Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore, 1986-1988
- Cheng, Z., Leong, E.C. (2018) Determination of damping ratios for soils using bender element tests Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 111(8): 8-13.
- Wijaya, M. and Leong, E.C. (2016). Equation for unimodal and bimodal soil-water characteristic curves, Soils and Foundations, 56(2): 291-300.
- Leong, E.C. and Wijaya, M. (2015). Universal soil shrinkage curve equation. Geoderma, 237–238: 78–87.
- Aung, A. M. W.; Leong, E. C. (2015). Application of weighted average velocity (WAVe) method to determine Vs,30, Soils and Foundations. 55(3): 548-558.
- Cheng, Z. and Leong, E.C. (2014). A hybrid bender element – ultrasonic system for measurement of wave velocity in soils. ASTM Geotechnical Testing Journal, 37(3): 377–388.
- Leong, E.C. and Aung, A.M.W. 2013. Global Inversion of Surface Waves Dispersion Curves Based on Improved Weighted Average Velocity (WAVe) Method, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 139(12): 2156-2169, doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)GT.1943-5606.0000939
- Leong E.C. and Rahardjo H., 2012. Two and three-dimensional slope stability reanalyses of Bukit Batok slope. Computers & Geotechnics, 42(1):81-88. doi:10.1016/j.compgeo.2012.01.001.
- Leong, E.C., T.T. Nyunt, K.S. Low, 2011. Local Displacement Transducer With Anderson Loop. Geotechnical Testing Journal, 34(6): 676-684.
- Leong, E.C., Anand, S., Lim, C.H., 2011. Mitigation of Ground Shock Effects on Buried Structures–Advantages of Unsaturated Ground, Applied Mechanics and Materials, 82: 740-745, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.82.740.
- Leong, E.C., Zhang, X.-H. and Rahardjo, H., 2011. Calibration of a thermal conductivity sensor for field measurement of matric suction. Geotechnique, 61, doi: 10.1680/geot.9.P.008.
- Leong, E.C., Lee, C.C. and Low, K.Y., 2009, An active control system for matric suction measurement, Soils and Foundations, 49(5): 807-811.
- Leong, E.C., Cahyadi, J. and Rahardjo, H., 2009, Measuring shear and compression wave velocities of soil using bender–extender elements, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 46(7): 792-812.
- Leong E.C., Widiastuti, S., Lee, C.C. and Rahardjo, H., 2007, Accuracy of suction measurement, Geotechnique, 57(6), pp. 547-556.
- Leong. E.C., Anand, S., Cheong, H.K. and Lim, C.H., 2007, Re-examination of peak stress and scaled distance due to ground shock, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 34(9), pp. 1487 – 1499.