Management
MAA HOLDING
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  • Dr. Za-Chieh Moh, Chairman and Co-Founder
  • Dr. Za-Chieh Moh co-founded MAA in 1975 to improve civil engineering capabilities in Asian countries, developing local talent into professional international caliber engineers. With a Sc.D. in civil engineering from MIT, and teaching experience at Yale University and as a former Vice President and Provost at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Dr. Moh decided to facilitate knowledge of foreign engineering technologies and methods into the Asia and Southeast Asian regions. Dr. Moh is also an esteemed APEC Engineer, and IPEA Engineer, with an honorary Doctorate of Technology from Asian Institute of Technology bestowed in 1999.

    As an academician, a professional, and an entrepreneur, Dr. Moh is and has been an influential engineer, pioneering the use of many geotechnical technologies throughout East and Southeast Asia. As a fellow in Civil and Geological societies in U.S., Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and London, Dr. Moh has been actively engaging in many international conferences, leading to his renowned reputation in geotechnical engineering. Dr. Moh has held and currently holds many notable positions, including; Founding President for the Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society (1967-1972), Chairman for APEC Engineer Coordinating Committee (2011-2013), first Chairman of Chinese Taipei APEC Engineer Monitoring Committee (2005-Present),first Chairman for Chinese Taipei International Professional Engineers Monitoring Committee (2009-2013), co-founder of the Chinese Association of Engineering Consultants (1988), co-founder of the Taipei Federation of Engineering Consultants (2001), first President of Chinese Union of Professional Civil Engineers Association (1992-1995) and holds leading positions in various other integral international committees. Notable honors received by Dr. Moh include the “Gold Medal Award for Academic Achievement” from CICHE in Taiwan (1983), Honorary Member of the Road Engineering Association of Asia and Australia (2000), Honorary Member of the Japanese Geotechnical Society (2003), the first Engineer of the Year Award from the Federation of Engineering Institutions in Asia and Pacific (2008), and Engineering Medal from the Chinese Institute of Engineers (2012),Dr. Moh is a registered Professional Engineer in many countries, including USA, UK, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore. To date, Dr. Moh has authored and coauthored over 160 technical publications.
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  • Dr. Za-Lee Moh, Director and Co-Founder
  • Dr. Za-Lee Moh is the co-founder of MAA. A graduate from the National Taiwan University and from Purdue University, Dr. Moh performed structural engineering consulting work for numerous steel, reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete bridges such as the bridge over the Ohio River and the Aiea Interchange of the Hawaii Expressway in the United States. His building structure design work includes many high-rise apartments, office buildings and hotel complexes in Honolulu, Taipei and Hong Kong. Dr. Moh provided structural consultation for the special Air-raid Control Centers for Hawaii Telephone Company, for the West Virginia Broadcast Station, for Sing Hong Kee Building, a 50-storey building and the award winning St. John's Building in Hong Kong. During the past twenty-six years at MAA, Dr. Moh has provided design guidance and consultation for all major structural work designed by engineers and staff at all MAA offices. Dr. Moh was awarded as 1995 Distinguished Engineering alumni by his alma mater Purdue University and was awared the Hon. Degree of Doctor of Engineering by Purdue University on May 2011.
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  • Wichien Wilaingam, Chairman, MAA Thailand
  • Mr. Wichien Wilaingam has been the Chairman of MAA Thailand since 1988, and is a Professional Engineer in Thailand. Beginning his career at MAA over 30 years ago, Mr. Wichien has now expanded MAA Thailand into a major engineering consulting firm known throughout Thailand.

    An expert in structural and civil engineering design, Mr. Wichien has managed prestigious projects across Thailand including the Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s extensions, Vibhavadi and Srisiam General Hospitals, factories for companies such as Sunflag and AT&T. He has an M.E. degree from Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, and has close ties with his alma mater, having served on several of its Alumni Association committees and boards, and being awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from AIT Alumni Association. 
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  • Richard Moh, Chairman, MAA Taiwan
  • Richard Moh has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from Cornell University and an MBA degree from Wharton School of Management. Having lived in many countries (Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and USA), he brings a unique set of skills to the company management. Beginning in MAA from 2003, he established the Corporate Development Center, which involves implementing corporate, business and project management systems and strategies, and also led the implementation of the Financial & Accounting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for MAA. In 2009, Richard began pioneering the adoption of various innovations, such Building Information Modeling (BIM) into MAA. Since 2013, as the Managing Director of MAA Consultants (Myanmar) Co., Ltd., Richard has led the company in a wide variety of infrastructure and building projects, integrating resources horizontally and vertically, and bringing international best practices for public works to Myanmar projects.

    He is also passionate about the civil engineering community and in fostering the next generation of engineers. Richard established the Young Engineers Committee in the hundred years old Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE). Richard also serves as a Director of CIE; Chairman of International Affairs Committee, China Road Federation (CRF); Director and Chairman of International & Cross-Strait Affairs Committee of the Chinese Association of Engineering Consultants; Director of Construction Management Association of the Republic of China. He is also active in various international professional societies including being a council member of Road Engineering of Asia and Australasia (REAAA) and is a co-founder of Youth Talent Working Group of the FEIAP (Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific).
MAA TAIWAN
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  • Richard Moh, Chairman, MAA Taiwan
  • Richard Moh has a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from Cornell University and an MBA degree from Wharton School of Management. Having lived in many countries (Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and USA), he brings a unique set of skills to the company management. Beginning in MAA from 2003, he established the Corporate Development Center, which involves implementing corporate, business and project management systems and strategies, and also led the implementation of the Financial & Accounting Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system for MAA. In 2009, Richard began pioneering the adoption of various innovations, such Building Information Modeling (BIM) into MAA. Since 2013, as the Managing Director of MAA Consultants (Myanmar) Co., Ltd., Richard has led the company in a wide variety of infrastructure and building projects, integrating resources horizontally and vertically, and bringing international best practices for public works to Myanmar projects.

    He is also passionate about the civil engineering community and in fostering the next generation of engineers. Richard established the Young Engineers Committee in the hundred years old Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE). Richard also serves as a Director of CIE; Chairman of International Affairs Committee, China Road Federation (CRF); Director and Chairman of International & Cross-Strait Affairs Committee of the Chinese Association of Engineering Consultants; Director of Construction Management Association of the Republic of China. He is also active in various international professional societies including being a council member of Road Engineering of Asia and Australasia (REAAA) and is a co-founder of Youth Talent Working Group of the FEIAP (Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific).
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  • Chung-Cheng Kao, Vice Chairman, MAA Taiwan
  • Mr. Kao graduated from the Department of Civil Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University in 1977. In 1981, he received his master’s degree in computer engineering from Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand. He had worked in Taipower Company, RSEA, Department of Rapid Transit Systems of Taipei City Government, Commissioner of Public Works Department, and Deputy Mayor of New Taipei City. Mr. Kao was the Deputy Mayor of New Taipei City, during which he led the New Taipei City’s urban planning and large- scale infrastructure projects. During his service in the Taipei City’s Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Mr. Kao promoted the use of CAD, setting up an engineering management system and overseeing the compiling and writing of a series of books on rapid-transit technology. He endeavored to effectively set up a knowledge and experience database of nation-wide public engineering projects. Mr. Kao has pushed forward the application of Building Information Modeling (BIM) onto several public engineering projects, marking a new epoch of technology for the Taiwan engineering industry.
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  • Chen-Hui Hsieh, President, MAA Taiwan
  • Mr. Hsieh graduated from Chung Yuan Christian University (BSCE) and National Central University (MS, Structural Engineering). Major projects include detailed design work for the Muzha, Songshan and Xinyi MRT lines in Taipei and for two design lots of Kaohsiung MRT's Orange Line, the Fushing tunnel under Songshan airport, the first tunnel in the world to be dug under an active runway, the expansion of Kaohsiung International's apron as well as runway renovations at other airports, various highway and viaduct projects, and water supply and wastewater network projects in Taipei and Taoyuan.
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  • Shaw-Wei Duann, Senior Vice President, General Administration Group, MAA Taiwan
  • Mr. Shaw-Wei Duann is MAA’s Senior Vice President of Administration. Mr. Duann received his bachelor in civil engineering from Chung Yuan Christian University in 1977, master in civil engineering from National Cheng Kung University in 1981 and master in geotechnical engineering from University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1986. Mr. Duann joined MAA Taiwan shortly after his graduation in 1986. Since then, Mr. Duann has participated and led many major projects including North Second Freeway, Geotechnical Characteristics of the Taipei Basin Deposits, power plants, Geotechnical Engineering Specialty Consultancy of Taipei MRT, Taiwan High Speed Rail, and several sections of Taipei MRT and Kaoshiung MRT. Mr. Duann has also undertaken many deep excavation projects and successfully trouble-shooted many geotechnical problems. To date, he has published 27 technical papers. He is a member of the Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering, Chinese Institute of Geotechnical Engineer, and Southeast Asian Geotechnical Society.
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  • Travis Chien, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development Center, MAA Taiwan
  • Travis Chien is MAA’s Senior Vice President responsible for overseas business and corporate development. With over 30 years of experience in major consulting firms such as CDM Smith Inc., and AECOM, Mr. Chien has vast experience in leading major operations throughout Asia. With experience as Senior Vice President of AECOM Asia, China Deputy Regional Leader and Managing Director Water Market Sector AECOM Asia, Mr Chien has previously led many regional operations for AECOM including merger & acquisition (M&A), strategic planning, branding, marketing, and operational integration throughout China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, and Southeast Asia.

    Mr. Chien is a Registered Professional Engineer and Chartered Engineer in USA, UK and Hong Kong, and received his Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA in 1986. He is the recipient of Shanghai’s prestigious Magnolia Award in 2003 from Shanghai Municipal Government, China for recognizing his exceptional contributions and special devotion to the environmental development of Shanghai. To date, Mr. Chien has published more than 20 technical papers in various engineering journals and international conferences.
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  • Ting-Chiun Su, Senior Vice President, Engineering Design Group, MAA Taiwan
  • Ting Chiun Su received master’s degree in geotechnical engineering from National Central University in 1989. Since graduation, Mr. Su joined MAA and during the years he has participated many major public construction projects. Some specific projects include detailed design for Taipei MRT DG166、DD170、DR149 design lots, turnkey project for Sanying MRT Line, and urban land development for Shezi Island of Taipei City, Yuzi Zhen and the first industrial zone in Linkou District of New Taipei City, and Zhongli sports park of Taoyuan. Mr. Su is a Registered Professional Geotechnical Engineer ROC and was selected as Outstanding Alumnus of Department of Civil Engineering of National Central University in 2006. To date, he has published/co-published 53 technical papers.
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  • Shi-Chang Huang, Senior Vice President, Construction Supervision & Management Group, MAA Taiwan
  • Mr. Shi-Chang Huang is Senior Vice President of Construction Supervision of MAA Taiwan. A graduate from National Cheng Kung University (BS and MS in civil engineering), Mr. Huang has 22 years experience as an engineer, of which 20 at MAA. Major projects include land development projects, such as the development of a part of the Hsinchu Science Park, the largest of its kind in Taiwan, the Nangang Software Park, ranked as one of the top-rated software parks in Asia, the Hsinchu HSR Station district and the Danhai New Town north of Taipei; and utility duct projects, with the design and supervision of Kaohsiung's broadband duct network, the design of a common utility duct along the Xinyi MRT Line, installed using the double shield boring technique, and of of other common ducts in Taipei, Hsinchu, Chiayi and Kaohsiung; other projects include highways with viaducts, underpasses and retained embankments.
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  • Ta-Hsing Lee, Senior Vice President, Building & Facilities Group, MAA Taiwan
  • Mr. Ta-Hsing Lee is MAA’s Building and Facilities Group Director and Senior Vice President leading Project & Construction Management Department, BIM Center and Electric & Mechanical Engineering Departments. Mr. Lee received his master degree in Construction Management from National Taiwan Institute of Technology and has rich experience in building construction, turnkey projects, BOT projects, governmental procurement and PCM (Project & Construction Management). Examples of his work include geotechnical investigation work for Zhong-Zhou sewage disposal factory and ocean outfall pipe in Kaohsiung, geotechnical investigation work for Taiwan Power Company transmission tower foundation from the 3rd Nuclear Power Plant to Kaohsiung Port; project coordination and contract management for Hsin Kong Life Insurance Company’s 50-storey Hsin Kong Life Tower (then the tallest building in Taipei), contract management for Ta-Chee Resort and Taipei MRT Chungho Line Project and the 2009 World Games; project management for many universities and/or government agency; general consultant for BOT of CKS (Taoyuan) International Airport and Taipei City link and a feasibility study for the privatization of the Tainan Mass Rapid Transit System. Over the years, he has participated in 24 technical papers published in various engineering journals and research papers.
MAA THAILAND
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  • Wichien Wilaingam, Chairman, MAA Thailand
  • Mr. Wichien Wilaingam has been the Chairman of MAA Thailand since 1988, and is a Professional Engineer in Thailand. Beginning his career at MAA over 30 years ago, Mr. Wichien has now expanded MAA Thailand into a major engineering consulting firm known throughout Thailand.

    An expert in structural and civil engineering design, Mr. Wichien has managed prestigious projects across Thailand including the Suvarnabhumi International Airport’s extensions, Vibhavadi and Srisiam General Hospitals, factories for companies such as Sunflag and AT&T. He has an M.E. degree from Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, and has close ties with his alma mater, having served on several of its Alumni Association committees and boards, and being awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award from AIT Alumni Association. 
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  • Narit Namchantra, Managing Director, MAA Thailand
  • Mr. Narit Namchantra is Managing Director of MAA Thailand. He graduated from Khon Kaen University with a BE in Civil Engineering and from Chulalongkorn University with a ME in Civil Engineering. With over 33 years of comprehensive project management and construction supervision experience at MAA, he worked on projects such as Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport's airside pavements and landside system, the Ramindra - Outer Ring Road Expressway and Thonburi Road Extension project, several condominium, shopping mall, parking and factory projects and hospitals such as the Sirikit Cardiac Center, the Phayathai Hospital and Srisiam General Hospital.
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  • Chawalit Lohseetong, Senior Executive Director, MAA Thailand
  • Mr. Chawalit Lohseetong is Senior Executive Director at MAA Thailand. He holds a BE in Civil Engineering and a ME in Structural Engineering from Khon Kaen University. His experience spans 32 years and includes infrastructure developments and mass rapid transit system developments, bridge design and pavement design for road and highway. Major projects at MAA include the Southern Royal Thai Air Defense System, several factories, substation underground systems, the landside road system and apron extension of Suvarnabhumi Intl Airport and the Phayathai 2 Hospital Project in Bangkok.
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  • Seksit Sirivaidyapong, Executive Director, MAA Thailand
  • Mr. Seksit Sirivaidyapong is Executive Director/Manager Design and Study Department at MAA Thailand. He holds a BE in Water Resources/Civil Engineering from Kasetsart University and MBA from Rangsit University. His experience spans 31 years and includes infrastructure developments, geometric, civil and drainage design, and feasibility study for highways, interchanges, expressways, motorways and railways. Major projects at MAA include the Feasibility Study of East-West Corridor (Nakorn Sawan – Ban Phai Section) Railway Project, The M6 Nakhon Ratchasima – Khon Kaen Motorway Project, the PPP Selection of Operation and Maintenance Works for the M6 and M81 Motorways, the Detailed Design of several motorway projects, new highway and interchange projects in Thailand.
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  • Tinnakorn Rojanathara, Executive Director, MAA Thailand
  • Mr. Tinnakorn Rojanathara is Executive Director at MAA Thailand. His holds a BE in Civil Engineering and ME in Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering from Chulalongkorn University. His 40 years experience included in design, construction supervision and project management in Thailand, for high-rise building, condominium, commercial plaza, petroleum bulk plant, gas station, factory, and many infrastructure projects such as, dams, MWWA tunnel, SRT tunnel, airport tunnel, GI and landside road system at Suvarnabhumi Airport, MRTA Purple Line, MRTA South and North Green Line, bridge, highway, expressway, port, and special project on HBS & BHS System for Suvarnabhumi Airport etc.
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  • Sirisin Janrungautai, Executive Director, MAA Thailand
  • Dr. Sirisin Janrungautai is Executive Director at MAA Thailand. He holds a B.Eng. in Civil Engineering from Chulalongkorn University and a M.Eng. and D.Eng. in Geotechnical Engineering from Kyoto University, Japan. His experience spans 20 years and includes power plant projects, infrastructure developments, geotechnical design including tunneling and underground structures. Major projects at MAA include the MRT Projects such as Blue Line Extension Project, Green Line (North) Project and Orange Line (East) Project, the SRT Railway Project such as East Coast Double Track (Chachoengsao to Sarabubri) Project and Double Track (Map Kabao to Nakhon Ratchasima) Project.
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  • Prasert Jirawatanachai, Executive Director, MAA Thailand
  • Mr. Prasert Jirawatanachai is Executive Director at MAA Thailand. He holds a BE in Electrical Engineering from King Mongkut Institute of Technology - Ladkrabang. His experience spans 32 years and includes infrastructure developments and airport developments, mass rapid transit system developments, and electrical system design for road and highway. Major projects at MAA include the Suvarnabhumi Airport Development Phase 2, Phuket International Airport Development Phase 1, Phnom-Penh International Airport Development, Bangkok MRT 3-Line Extension, Eastern Economics Corridor of Innovation (EECi), Southern Royal Thai Air Defense System, several factories, the landside road system and apron extension of Suvarnabhumi Intl’ Airport and the Phayathai 3 Hospital Project in Bangkok.
SURV Inc. (Associated firm)
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  • Alexander Moh, Director, SURV (associated firm)
  • Alex Moh is the principal and founder of SURV, MAA's associated firm for architecture and urban planning. An architecture graduate from Cornell (BArch) and Harvard Graduate School of Design (MArch), Alex first worked at Morphosis, Keating Mann Jernigan Rottet (now AECOM), Fei and Cheng Associates, Nation Fender (now Fender Katsalidis) and HOK Hong Kong before becoming design group director at MAA. In 2001, he established his own architecture practice with his associate Tom Chow, with offices in Shanghai and Taipei. SURV's style can be described as modern, functional, elegant and anchored in a strong local narrative. Major projects include several residential high rises and the E1 sector masterplan of the award-winning 2000 ha South Saigon development, the Taikang Arts District Masterplan (Tianzifang historical preservation district), the Legend Hotel in Tonglu, China, the Beitang Seafood Center in Tianjin and the Giant Pharmaceutical Group Campus in Shanghai (with Morphosis). In addition, SURV also performs interior design work for residential units, fashion stores, clubs and hotels, with examples such as the Beijing Nike Energy Center or the award-winning renovation of the Prince Qing's Mansion (Qingwangfu) in Tianjin.
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  • Thomas Chow, Director, SURV (associated firm)
  • Tom Chow received his Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University and his Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University. In addition to working in the United States (The Architectural Team), he has spent nearly two decades working throughout Asia, in Tokyo with Kume-Seikkei Architects Engineers, Taipei with Fei and Cheng Associates, at HOK Hong Kong, in Beijing, Shenzhen and Ho Chi Minh City with the Sino-Pacific Construction Corporation, where he founded and led the Design Division and worked closely with Phu My Hung Corp. on the design and development of South Saigon, and finally in Shanghai in 2003, when he joined Alex Moh and SURV as Director. SURV's style can be described as modern, functional, elegant and anchored in a strong local narrative. Major projects include several residential high rises and the E1 sector masterplan of the award-winning 2000 ha South Saigon development, the Taikang Arts District Masterplan (Tianzifang historical preservation district), the Legend Hotel in Tonglu, China, the Beitang Seafood Center in Tianjin and the Giant Pharmaceutical Group Campus in Shanghai (with Morphosis). In addition, SURV also performs interior design work for residential units, fashion stores, clubs and hotels, with examples such as the Beijing Nike Energy Center or the award-winning renovation of the Prince Qing's Mansion (Qingwangfu) in Tianjin.