Our first workshop on 1D-FEM was held in the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia on 29th-30th July 2018. It was attended by more than 40 participants on various background and interests. The workshop was successfully conducted in collaboration with UTM Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (UTM-CIAM) and also Faculty of Civil Engineering (FKA), UTM. Thanks to all MSNM’s members who were willing to come and facilitate the workshop voluntarily for the sake of sharing knowledge. Also thanks to all participants and everyone who has contributed to the success of the workshop.