Researchers

Current PhD students

Gaia Zamburlini Gaia has a background in Architecture, developed both at Politecnico di Milano (BA, MSc) and at Manchester School of Architecture (MA). With a strong interest in Conservation, which has also been the subject of her last two dissertations, she is now undertaking her PhD on the Legacy of the Modern in the context of Post-War Heritage in England; the research is leading to investigate viable and sustainable strategies of Conservation, with an in-depth view onto the listing and protection process.
Ida Nianti Mohd ZinIda Zin Ida Nianti Mohd Zin graduated from the University Science Malaysia with a BSc (Hons) in Housing, Building and Planning and MSc in Construction Management. She is a lecturer from Department of Building, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, University Technology MARA (UiTM) Perak, Malaysia. She is currently undertaking her PhD in the School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK. Her PhD is primarily about Structured and Formal Approaches to Managing Knowledge in Malaysia Construction Industry. She is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building UK (CIOB) and Member of the Institute Surveyor Malaysia (ISM).
Othman Mohamed Othman Mohamed is a lecturer from Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is currently undertaking his PhD in the School of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK. His PhD is primarily about knowledge sharing contribution of government agencies in construction industry. He obtained his Master (MSc.) in Building Technology from the University Science Malaysia and (MSc.) in Information Management from the University Technology MARA (UiTM). His First Degree was in Quantity Surveying from the University Technology Malaysia. He also a Council Member of Institute of Value management Malaysia since 2000.
Fadhilah Mohd Nor Fadhilah Mohd Nor is a Department Administrator of Polytechnic Curriculum Development, Ministry of Higher Education in Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Before that she was a lecturer at Polytechnic Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia for 14 years. She is currently undertaking her PhD in the School of the Built and Environment at the University of Salford, UK. Her PhD is primarily about The Significance of Knowledge Management in Improving Knowledge Sharing in the Training and Skill Development of Human Resource Management (HRM) in Consultancy Practices in Malaysia. She also a Council Member of Institute of Value management Malaysia since 2000. Her First Degree was in Quantity Surveying from University Technology Malaysia and Master in Business Administration (MBA) from University Utara Malaysia.
Mohd Rofdzi Abdullah Mohd Rofdzi Abdullah is a lecturer from Department of Building, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, University Technology MARA (UiTM) Perak, Malaysia. He is currently undertaking PhD programme at the University of Salford, UK under the supervision of Prof. Charles Egbu. His research area is Industrialised Building System (IBS) and will focusing on Effective Implementation Model of IBS in Public Projects in Malaysia. He obtained his Diploma, first Degree and Master of Science from UiTM Shah Alam, Malaysia in Construction Project Management discipline. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building UK (CIOB).
Benny Hidayat Benny Hidayat is a lecturer at the Department of Civil Engineering, faculty of Engineering, Andalas University, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. His first degree was in civil engineering from Institute Teknologi Bandung (ITB) and master degree in construction engineering & management from ITB. His PhD research is about knowledge communication in effective management of post-disaster reconstruction projects in Indonesia.
Mohd Fadzil Mat Yasin Mohd Fadzil Mat Yasin is a Lecturer at the University Technology MARA (UiTM) Perak, Malaysia. His first degree was in Building Surveying from UiTM and Masters Degree in Building Technology from University Science Malaysia (USM). He also serves as a committee member for Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (ISM) -Building Surveying Division since May 2005 to May 2008. His PhD research area is about Effectiveness of Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) in Facility Management Delivery System For The Public Building.
Salh Ali M.Bezweek Salh Ali M. Bezweek graduated from University of Alfateh/Libya with BSc in Communication Engineering and MSc from Technical University of Budapest/Hungary in Mobile Communication Engineering Management. He is General Manager in Garian Local Planning Council and lecturer at Faculty of Engineering and informatics/University of Garian. He is currently undertaking his PhD in the school of the Built Environment, University of Salford, UK. His PhD is primary about improving Quality of Communication Process. He is a member of Libyan General Planning Council.

Completed PhD Students

Dr. Hendrix A. Odigie Hendrix was a student at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Nigeria, where he did his first degree in Banking and Finance. He worked for the Federal Ministry of Finance under the NYSC scheme for one year. His Master degree was in IT Application Development at the University of Sunderland, UK. He is the Secretary General of China Association for Management of Technology (CAMOT). His research area is on Technology Transfer in the Nigeria Building Construction Industry.
Michael McCarney Lecturer in Construction Management in the Department of the Built and Natural Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University. At undergraduate level, I lecture in Construction Process Management 1 and 2, I also participate in the Corporate Strategy module. At post graduate level I lecture on Health & Safety Management and the Management of People in Construction.
Zayyana Shehu I have strong interest in all facets of construction management, procurement, construction planning and capable of handling all responsibilities associated with it. With 9 years of construction engineering, planning and management experience and depth of knowledge of what it takes to make positive contributions to managing projects. I have strong ability to develop and handle all the day-to-day issues of engineering, planning, procurement, programming, quality control, general site supervision and implementing future programmes and systems.
Dr. Kirsty Hunter Kirsty Hunter is a researcher and Project Manager in the School of the Built and Natural Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University having obtained a 2.1 Honours degree in Building Design Engineering BEng at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow. Her current post has involved working on a range of research projects in the general area of value management and value engineering. She also assists Professor John Kelly of Glasgow Caledonian University in a variety of workshops in predominantly construction-related projects. Kirsty has completed the IVM certified advanced courses towards a professional qualification in value management. Kirsty has a PhD degree in the field of value management which involved an investigation of the application of value management in the public service sector, an area where value management is infrequently used in the . Her PhD work and involvement in research projects have allowed Kirsty to attend and present at a number of international conferences. Through the dissemination of her research Kirsty has won two best paper awards at international conferences and one highly commended Emerald Journal award.
Dr. Subashini Suresh Subashini Suresh is a research assistant in the Centre for Research in Six Sigma and Process Improvement, under Strategy, Operations and Leadership thematic group at the Caledonian Business School , Glasgow Caledonian University , UK . She recently received her PhD from Glasgow Caledonian University which focused on “Knowledge Capture in Small and Medium Enterprises in the UK Construction Industry”. She has been a research assistant in Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India . She received her Masters in Construction Technology and Bachelors of Civil Engineering from Bangalore, India, with a First Class Distinction.
Dr. Champika Liyanage Champika is a lecturer from Department of Building Economics, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. She is currently undertaking her PhD in the School of the Built and Natural Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University. Her PhD is primarily about the role of facilities management in the control of Healthcare Associated Infections. She also worked as a part-time research assistant for three months in Glasgow Caledonian University in the year 2003, to complete a project on healthcare associate infections. She also won an award for the best student from the National Health Service in Scotland for her submission entitled ‘control of healthcare associated infections in domestic services’.
Dr. Anthony Olomolaiye Anthony Omobowale Olomolaiye graduated from one of Nigeria’s renowned Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University, in 1994. Thereafter he did the one year compulsory National Service as a site supervisor. He later joined a construction firm as a Project Manager from where he moved to a roofing company as acting Sales Manager. His interest in working on project sites saw him becoming a Technical Operations Manager with a construction. But his desire to attain higher academic qualifications drove him to start a full-time PhD research programme in 2003. Anthony has been able to progress steadily in his research works aided by his many years of practical construction experiences.
Dr. Cynthia Lee Cynthia Lee is a Research Assistant with the Department of Building and Natural Environment. She graduated with distinction from the MSc IT Management in Construction course from the University of Salford. Her research interests are in the area of Information Technology for the construction industry, Process Management and Knowledge Management.
Micah Vines Mr Micah Vines read his first degree in civil engineering in Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the PNG University of Technology and graduated in 1997. He briefly worked as a construction site engineer for a major building contactor from 1998 to 2000. He undertook further studies for a Masters (MSc) Degree in Construction Management at Loughborough University, in the United Kingdom from 200-2001 and returned to PNG briefly in at the end of 2001 to work as a Project Manager on two AusAid health projects before taking up a full-time PhD research programme at the School of The Built and Natural Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University in June 2002. Knowledge Management for construction productivity, E-business in Construction, Impact of Knowledge Management and E-business on Entrepreneurship in Construction Organisations, Impact of Stress of Construction Performance, E-business initiative to facilitate Facilities Management, and Impact of legal issues on e-business initiatives in construction industry.
Dr. Suresh H Renukappa He began his doctoral studies at the School of the Built and Natural Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University in December 2003, under the direction of Prof. Charles Egbu. Prior to this he worked in software industry for four years. He is on study leave from the Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS), the world-leading information and communication technology consulting, services, and business process outsourcing organisation. He obtained his Master of Science by research from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, one of the premier institute in the world. His first degree was in Civil Engineering from Bangalore University with high distinction. He also obtained Diploma in Civil Engineering from Karnataka Technical Education Board, Bangalore with a fourth rank. His research interests include knowledge management, change management, six sigma, capability maturity model, sustainability, real time embedded systems, fuzzy logic and neural networks.