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Dr. Johnny Cheuk

Secretary-General of the Hong Kong Geotechnical Society, Hong Kong


Johnny Cheuk is a chartered civil and geotechnical engineer. Johnny obtained his PhD from Cambridge University and is currently Director of Operations and Executive Director of the geotechnical operations of AECOM in Hong Kong. Johnny handles a wide spectrum of geotechnical projects for public and private clients. Recent major projects include the West Kowloon Terminus of the Express Rail Link, the Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link and the Pilot Study of Underground Space Development in Selected Strategic Urban Areas.

Johnny was named the Young Engineer of the Year in 2013 by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE). Johnny has also won numerous local and international awards, including the Tan Swan Beng Best Paper Award by the Southeast Asia Geotechnical Society, R.M. Quigley Honourable Mention by the Canadian Geotechnical Society and the British Geotechnical Association (BGA) Medal. He is a HKIE Fellow, the Secretary-General of the Hong Kong Geotechnical Society, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hong Kong.




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