The JTK MD Ir Dr Kriban G N has published extensively and has contributed to knowledge sharing in the
industry via Technical Publications, Keynote Lectures, Courses/Lectures, Special Lectures and Presentations. A Selection of these are summarised herein.

Technical Publications
Apr 2018Gurusamy Naidu, Kribanandan ”Mega High Rise Buildings – Strength and E-modulus limits for High Performance Concrete in Malaysia”, IABSE Conference – Engineering the Developing World, Apr 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Apr 2018Gurusamy Naidu, Kribanandan “A Rational Approach to Life Cycle Design for Infrastructure Developments in Malaysia”, IABSE Conference – Engineering the Developing World, Apr 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Apr 2018Gurusamy Naidu, Kribanandan “Innovative Upgrading of Heritage Buildings: Structural Case Studies”, IABSE Conference – Engineering the Developing World, Apr 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Aug 2016Gurusamy Naidu, Kribanandan “Life Cycle Provisions for Infrastructure Development in the Klang Valley”, What is Appropriate? NACE East Asia and Pacific Area Conference, 16 -18 August, Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia.
May 2014Gurusamy Naidu, Kribanandan  “Setting the stage: An Overview of Cracking as a Construction Problem”  ACI KL Chapter Seminar on Concrete Cracks, Repairs and Rehabilitation , 29 May 2014
Feb 2011Gurusamy Naidu, Kribanandan , Advances in Waterproofing Materials and Technologies, Seminar Series Organised by Dr Fixit, in Bombay and Bangaloor, India, February 2011
May 2008Gurusamy Naidu, Kribanandan ” The Restoration and Upgrading of the 100 year old Victoria Institution: the adaptive reuse of a School into an Auditorium”, The 11th International Conference on Durability and Building Materials and Components, 11-14 May 2008 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Apr 2008Gurusamy Kribanandan “Concrete Technology Management and Control: A Key to minimizing Construction Risk in Project Delivery” , NRMCA International Concrete Convention, 21st and 22nd April 2008 at the Awana Genting Highlands Golf & Country Resort, Malaysia
Mar 2006Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Long Distance Pumping and Control of Thermal Cracks for the Double Deck Road Tunnel”, International Conference and Exhibition on Tunnelling and Trenchless Technology in the 21st Century, 7-9 March 2006, Sheraton Subang Hotel, Selangor, Malaysia.
Apr 2005Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Impact on the Design Life of Buildings in a Tropical Hot Wet Environment”, 10 DBMC International Conference on Durability of Building Materials and Components, 17-20 April 2005, Lyon, France.
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Sept 2004Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Environmental Impact on the Design Life of Buildings”, CIOB International Construction Conference 2004, 22-23 September 2004, The Mines Resort City, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Apr 2004Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Performance Specification and Testing for Long Term Durability of Concrete Structures”, Speaker, The 8th NRMCA International Concrete Convention 2004, 27-28 April 2004, Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
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Oct 2003Gurusamy Kribanandan, Keynote Lecture, “Reliable Simple and Cheap Performance Field Tests for Predicting Long Term Durability of Concrete Structures”, 7th International Concrete Conference in Hot and Aggressive Environments, 13-15 October 2003, Bahrain.
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June 2003Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Life Cycle Risk Management as an Integral Part of Design”, 5th Malaysian Surveyors’ Congress, 19-20 June 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
July 2002Gurusamy Kribanandan, “The Ready Mix Industry, What Now ?”, Keynote Lecture, 7th NRMCA International Concrete Convention, 18-19 July 2002, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
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May 2000Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Understrength Concrete : Design Considerations and Service Life”, The NRMCA International Concrete Convention 2000, 3-4 May 2000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Oct 1997Gurusamy Kribanandan & Peter Gabor, “Design and Construction of Transfer Structures for the 77 Storey Telecom Headquarters”, Seminar “Building Our Concrete Infrastructure”, October 1997, Concrete Institute of Australia, Perth, Australia.
Oct 1997Gurusamy Kribanandan & W F Price, “The Petronas Towers – Beneficial Use of High Strength Concrete”, 3rd International Conference – Concrete of Vertical Space in the 21st Century, 7-10 October 1997, Concrete Society London, United Kingdom.
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Aug 1997Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Concrete Pours in Hot Climatic Conditions Cracking & Mitigation”, The NRMCA International Concrete Convention 1997, August 1997, Holiday Villa Subang, Malaysia.
July 1997Gurusamy Kribanandan & W K Fong, “Sealants, A Local Experience”, Sealing and Resealing of Buildings Conference, July 1997, Singapore.
Feb 1997Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Low Heat Concrete Applications Thermal Modelling and Crack Mitigation”, ACEM Seminar on High Performance Concrete, Feb 1997, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
July 1996Gurusamy Kribanandan & P Sandeford, “Applications of Concrete in Hot Climatic Conditions – Some Case Histories”, Concrete in Asia Seminar, Institute for International Research, July 1996, Singapore.
July 1996Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Non-Compliance Concrete – Investigation Remedial Action and Avoidance”, The NRMCA International Concrete Convention 1996, 11-12 July 1996, Pan Pacific Glenmarie Resort, Subang, Malaysia.
Oct 1995Gurusamy Kribanandan, “High Strength Concrete for High Rise Structures The Way Forward”, Contech 95, MENTOR Construction Technology Conference, Oct 1995, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Oct 1995Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Bridge Evaluation & Maintenance : A Preferred Approach”, Road Highway & Bridges 95 Conference, October 1995, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Sept 1995Gurusamy Kribanandan, “The Petronas Tower : The World’s Tallest Building”, Speaker, CPAC Seminar 95, Modern Technology in Concrete Construction, September 1995, Bangkok, Thailand.
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June 1995Gurusamy Kribanandan, “High Strength Concrete Usage in Malaysia The Petronas Twin Tower Project and Future Prospects”, Concet 95 – Trends, Innovation, Durability and Appraisal of High Performance Concrete, June 1995, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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Nov 1994Gurusamy Kribanandan, R J Paull & Peter Gabor, “The Construction of Critical Structural Elements A Need for a Multidisciplinary Interactive Approach”, Condition – High Performance Concrete, American Concrete Institute, 15 November 1994, Singapore.
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Aug 1993Gurusamy Kribanandan & Gould John E, “Rainwater Catchment : Possibilities in Urban and Peri-Urban Botswana”, 6th International Conference on Rainwater, Catchment Systems Nairobi, August 1993, Kenya.
Nov 1992Gurusamy Kribanandan, Burton R, Davis G L, Jump S & Ramaphane K M, “The Role of The Botswana Technology Centre in Addressing Future Technology for Botswana”, KCS Symposium ‘Which Way Botswana’s Environment’, November 1992
Oct 1992Gurusamy Kribanandan & Gould J E, “Developments in Rainwater Catchment Systems in Botswana”, International Rainwater Catchment Systems Ass, Regional Conference, Oct 1992, Kyoto, Japan.
June 1992Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Housing in Botswana – A Case for Soil Block Construction”, Conference on Appropriate Technology for the Third World Windhoek, June 1992, Namibia.
Oct 1992Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Developments in Ferrocement Construction in Botswana”, 4th International Conference on Ferrocement, Oct 1992, Cuba.
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Oct 1989Gurusamy Kribanandan, Pocock D.C. & McAnoy R, “Protective Measures for New or Existing Reinforced Concrete Structures – An Update on Current Developments”, 3rd International Conference, Deterioration & Repair or Reinforced Concrete in The Arabian Gulf Proceedings, Oct 1989, Bahrain.
1988Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Corrosion Resistance of Steel Fibres in Concrete under Marine Exposure”, Cement & Concrete Research, Vol 18, 1988.
1987Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Marine Durability of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete of High Water/Cement Ratio”, 1987.
1987Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Corrosion of Steel Fibrous Concrete”, Fourth International Conference on Durability of Building Materials & Components, 1987, Singapore.
1987Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Flexural Strength of Steel Fibre-Reinforced Cement Composites”, Journal of Materials Science 22, 1987.
1987Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Pore Fluid Composition Under Marine Exposure of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete”, Cement & Concrete Research, Vol 17 1987.
1987Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Chloride Diffusion in Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Containing PFA”, Cement & Concrete Research, Vol 17 1987.
1987Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Pore Fluid Composition Under Marine Exposure of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete”, Cement and Concrete Research, 1987.
1987Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Chloride Diffusion in Steel Fibre Reinforced Marine Concrete”, Cement & Concrete Research, 1987,USA Pergamon Journals.
Aug 1986Gurusamy Kribanandan & Mangat P S, “Is Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete Durable ?”, 11th Conference on our World in Concrete and Structures, August 1986, Singapore.
July 1986Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Steel Fibre Reinforced Marine Concrete”, Rilem Symposium on Development in Fibre Reinforced Cement and Concrete, July 1986, Sheffield England.
1985Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete for Marine Applications”, The Netherlands, Behavior of Offshore Structures, 1985, Amsterdam.
Apr 1985Mangat P S & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete for Structural Repair”, 2nd International Conference on Structural Faults and Repair ICE, 30 April to 2 May 1985, London.
Keynote Lectures
Oct 2003Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Reliable Simple and Cheap Performance Field Tests for Predicting Long Term Durability of Concrete Structures”, 7th International Concrete Conference in Hot and Aggressive Environments, 13-15 October 2003, Bahrain.
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July 2002Gurusamy Kribanandan, “The Ready Mix Industry, What Now ?”, Keynote Lecture, 7th NRMCA International Concrete Convention, 18-19 July 2002, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
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Courses/Lectures
May 2004Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Concrete Strength Compliance and In Situ Strength Assessment for Concrete Structures”, One Day Course, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, 24 May 2004, Bangunan Ingenieur, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
1998Peter Gabor & Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Advanced Topics in Structural Concrete Design, High Strength Concrete and Transfer Structures”, One Day Course, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia, 1998, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.
Jan 1996Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Modern Trends in Construction and The Importance of Condition Based Maintenance”, 3rd Short Course on Concrete Durability, Assessment, Maintenance and Repair Techniques, School of Civil Engineering, USM, Jan 1996, Perak, Malaysia.
Special Lectures
Aug 2003Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Industrialised Building System Dialogue”, NEAC Dialogue on IBS for the Construction Industry, August 2003, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Aug 1998Gurusamy Kribanandan, “The Construction Industry, Identification of Immediate Needs”, MIGHT Interest Group (MIG) in Construction and Housing, 25 August 1998, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Apr 1998Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Construction from Labour Intensive to Skill Intensive Service”, LAVA Seminar “Impact of the Economic Turbulence, Surviving into the Next Millennium” 25 April 1998, Langkawi, Malaysia.
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July 1994Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Affordable Housing – Life Cycle Cost Design and Quality in Production and Delivery”, MIGHT Consultation 1994, 19 July 1994, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Feb 1994Gurusamy Kribanandan & Browne R D, “Life Cycle Cost Design for Buildings & Structures : A Strategic Initiative”, MIGHT Forum on the Construction Industry, 4 February 1994, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Presentations
May 2004Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Design Life for Buildings and Infrastructure Towards an International Standard”, SIRIM, 25 May 2004, Jabatan SIRIM, Shah Alam, Malaysia.
Apr 2003Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Concrete Durability – Life Cycle Risk Management”, University Teknologi Petronas, April 2003, Perak, Malaysia.
Oct 1997Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Research and Development Opportunities in Concrete Technology”, Seminar on Concrete Technology – Research & Development (R&D) for Competitive Advantage, 2 October 1997, Allson Kelana, Seremban, Malaysia.
Jan 1996Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Life Cycle Cost Design For Buildings & Structures A Much Needed Approach”, National Seminar Exposition and Corporate Talk on Civil Engineering 1996 (NASEC 96), UTM, January 1996, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Apr 1995Gurusamy Kribanandan (1995), “Construction Beyond The 90’s New Approaches, New Opportunities”, Malaysian Technology Forum, Malaysian Technology Development Cooperation, 11 April 1995, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Nov 1994Gurusamy Kribanandan & R J Paull, “Structural Condition Assessment”, Condition – Based Build Maintenance Management – Real Estate & Construction Centre & UTM, November 1994, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Sept 1994Gurusamy Kribanandan, “Modern Day Construction : The Need for a Multidisciplinary Interactive Approach”, Building Towards the 21st Century Master Builders Association Malaysia, 8 September 1994, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Mar 1994Gurusamy Kribanandan (1994), “Concrete Technology – The Opportunity for Durable Construction”, The Concrete Future CAMS/CI Premier, 21 March 1994, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Mar 1993Gurusamy Kribanandan, Chisimba Stanley & Davis G L, “Rainwater Catchment : The Botswana Technology Centre Experience”, Workshop on Rainwater Catchment Systems Application and Technology Workshop, March 1993.
1993Gurusamy Kribanandan, “The Civil Engineering Unit 1990 to 1993 and Future Development Potential”, The Botswana Technology Centre.