Dr. Shahiron Shahidan, was born in Perlis, Malaysia, in 1983. He received his early education at Sekolah Kebangsaan Kampong Salang, Perlis. He continued his secondary education at Al Madrasah Al Alawiyah Ad Diniah, Arau Perlis, and Sekolah Menengah Teknik Butterworth, Penang. He furthered his studies and graduated in 2007 with a B. Eng. (Civil) (Hons) from the University Industry Selangor. After graduation, Dr. Shahidan was employed as a Bridge Engineer at a consulting engineering firm (HSS Integrated, Bandar Sri Permaisuri, Kuala Lumpur) for almost a year before making an academic career switch at Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM). In 2008, Dr. Shahidan furthered his studies at a master’s degree level and graduated with a Master in Structural Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). In 2014 he completed his PhD. in Structural Engineering at the University of Science, Malaysia (USM). Currently, he is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Structural and Material Engineering at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia. Dr. Shahidan has experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses such as Bridge Design, Railway Engineering, Prestressed Concrete Design, Reinforced Concrete Design and Structural Analysis. Throughout his studies and career, he was involved in a number of professional societies. He is a Member of the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM); Member of the American Concrete Institute (ACI), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Member of the Concrete Society of Malaysia (CSM); and Grad. Engr. of the Institution of Engineers Malaysia. Dr. Shahidan has also been actively publishing his work in high-impact journals, Thomson Reuters and Scopus indexed conferences as well as book chapters.