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Goh Teck Chee, Anthony


Programme Director, B.Eng (Civil Engineering)





Associate Professor
BEng, Ph.D. Monash, CPEng(Aust.), MIEAust., MIES
Office: N1-01b-41
Tel: (65) 6790-5271
Email: ctcgoh@ntu.edu.sg




Education

  • 1985 - Ph.D. (Monash University)
  • 1981 - B.Eng. (Monash University)

Career details

  • 1999-present: Assoc Prof, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 1994-1998: Senior Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • 1990-1994 : Senior Lecturer, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
  • 1989-1990: Geotechnical Engineer, State Electricity Commission of Victoria
  • 1985-1989: Lecturer, Nanyang Technological Institute, Singapore

Member of Professional Societies

  • Member, Institution of Engineers Singapore
  • Member, Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Professional Engineer, Singapore
  • Chartered Professional Engineer, Australia

Editorial Board Member

  • International Journal of Geomechanics and Engineering
  • Member of the Technical Committee on Urban Geoengineering for the International Society of Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)


  • Sloan Outstanding Paper Award (2019), awarded by Computer and Geotechnics for the paper “Multivariate adaptive regression splines for analysis of geotechnical engineering systems”, that appeared in the March 2013 issue

  • National Day Award – Pingat Bakti Setia, 2017

  • Monash University Postgraduate Research Scholarship, 1981-1984



Main research interest

  • Deep excavations
  • Soil-structure interaction
  • Numerical methods
  • Neural networks
  • Artificial Intelligence

Recent completed research projects

  • Probabilistic risk assessment of rock caverns (DSTA)
  • Jurong rock cavern project (JTC)
  • Braced excavation-induced ground movement (LTA LTIF)
  • Impact of rock blasting on nearby structures (MND L2NIC)
  • Construction management and preliminary design system for rock caverns (EDB, NTU-Hyundai)


  • GOH, A.T.C. and GOH, S.H. (2007) Support vector machines: their use in geotechnical engineering as illustrated using seismic liquefaction data. Computers and Geotechnics, 34(5), 410-421.
  • GOH, A.T.C., KULHAWY, F.H. and WONG, K.S. (2008) Reliability assessment of basal heave stability for braced excavations in clay. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 134(2), 145-153.
  • GOH, A.T.C., PHOON, K.K. and KULHAWY, F.H. (2009) Reliability analysis of partial safety factor design method for cantilever retaining walls in granular soils. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers, 135(5), 616-622.
  • GOH, A.T.C. and ZHANG, W.G. (2012) Reliability assessment of stability of underground rock caverns. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 55, 157-163.
  • ZHANG, W.G. and GOH, A.T.C. (2013) Multivariate adaptive regression splines for analysis of geotechnical engineering systems. Computers and Geotechnics, 48, 82-95.
  • GOH, A.T.C. and ZHANG, W.G. (2012) Reliability assessment of stability of underground rock caverns. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 55, 157-163.
  • ZHANG, W.G., GOH, A.T.C. and XUAN F. (2015) A simple prediction model for wall deflection caused by braced excavation in clays. Computers and Geotechnics, 63, 67-72.
  • ZHANG, W.G., GOH, A.T.C., and ZHANG Y.M. (2015) Probabilistic assessment of serviceability limit state of diaphragm walls for braced excavation in clays. J. Risk Uncertainty Eng. System, ASCE-ASME, 3: 1-5.
  • GOH A.T.C. (2017) Basal heave stability of supported circular excavations in clay. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 61: 145–149.
  • GOH A.T.C. (2017) Deterministic and reliability assessment of basal heave stability for braced excavations with jet grout base slab. Engineering Geology, 218: 63-69.
  • GOH A.T.C., ZHANG F., ZHANG W.G., and CHEW O.Y.S. (2017) Assessment of strut forces for braced excavation in clays from numerical analysis and field measurements. Computers and Geotechnics, 86: 141-149.
  • Goh A.T.C, ZHANG W.G., and WONG K.S. (2019) Deterministic and reliability analysis of basal heave stability for excavation in spatial variable soils. Computers & Geotechnics, 108: 152-160.
  • Google scholar citations: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=yfIdO58AAAAJ&hl=en
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