Location E11-G025
Academic Staff in charge Prof. Man Hoi LOK; Mr. Iat Meng WAN
Technician Ka In HOI; Ka Hou WONG
Telephone (853) 8822-4287, 4122
Open Access Reservation Period Weekdays: 9:00 – 12:30, 14:00 – 17:45



Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory is equipped with modern facilities to support undergraduate teaching and postgraduate research, in the area of Geotechnical Engineering.

Geological Laboratory provides facilities for undergraduate teaching in the area of Geology.



  • Conventional Laboratory Equipment including Oedometer, Direct Shear Test, Triaxial Test, Laboratory Vane Shear Test, Constant Head and Falling Head Permeameter, Compaction, and California Bearing Ratio (CBR) Test equipment

  • One Reaction Frame for model tests with test load up to 500 KN

  • Triaxial Test equipment

  • Rowe Consolidometer and Stress Path Triaxial Test equipment

  • CKC Triaxial Test equipment

  • Field Sampling and Monitoring equipment (e.g. Hand Boring equipment, MASW system)

  • Bender Element apparatus


  • Rock Specimens: Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rock
  • Mineral Specimens: Silicates, Native Elements and other Rock Forming Minerals
  • Mineral Identification Equipment
  • Geological Maps: Macau Regional Geology Map
  • Stone cutting machine



  • Compaction and CBR Test
  • Consolidation Test
  • Unconfined Compression Test
  • Triaxial Test
  • Permeability Test
  • Field Density Test
  • Vane Shear Test


  • Mineral Identification
  • Rock Identification
  • Geological Mapping
  • Index Properties Test

Courses supported (Geotechnical)

CIVL2007 Soil Mechanics
CIVL3005 Foundation Engineering
CIVL3007 Advanced Topics in Soil Mechanics

Courses supported (Geological)

CIVL1004 Engineering Geology