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Staff in the School of Construction Management and Engineering

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Academic staff
Research staff
Administrative staff
Visiting staff
Emeritus staff
Postgraduate research students

Academic staff  

Name Position Telephone
Professor Tabarak Ballal


+44 (0)118 378 8192
Dr Ronan Champion Lecturer in Construction Law +44 (0)118 378 7933
Professor John Connaughton Professor of Sustainable Systems in the Built Environment  +44 (0)118 378 8202
Dr Ariana Darvish  Lecturer  +44 (0) 118 378 5389
Professor Irem Dikmen Professor +44 (0) 118 378 4714
Dr Ruth Dowsett Lecturer in Virtual and Digital Construction +44 (0)118 378 6733
Dr Emmanuel Essah

Head of Sustainable Energy, Environment and Engineering

 +44 (0)118 378 8563
Dr Ian Ewart Head of Construction and Engineering Management +44 (0)118 378 8205
Dr Alba Fuertes Associate Professor +44 (0) 118 378 4717
Dr Martin Green Lecturer +44 (0)118 378 8587
Professor Stuart Green Professor +44 (0)118 378 7174
Dr Christos Halios Lecturer +44 (0) 118 378 4719
Dr Rory Jones Associate Professor +44 (0)118 378 4716
Dr Shabnam Kabiri School Director of Internationalisation +44 (0)118 378 6038
Dr Tim Lees Head of School of the Built Environment +44 (0)118 378 7621

Dr Máté Lőrincz

Lecturer +44 (0)118 378 6677 
Dr Shu-Ling Lu

Associate Professor of Construction and Project Management       

+44 (0)118 378 7622
Dr Upeksha Madanayake Lecturer in Quantity Surveying +44 (0)118 378 5196
Dr Laura Maftei Lecturer in Digital Technologies +44 (0)118 378 7744
Dr Eugene Mohareb
Associate Professor in Sustainable Urban Systems  +44 (0)118 378 8204 
Dr Dragana Nikolić

Associate Professor in the Digital Built Environment +44 (0)118 378 6039 
Dr Michael Peters 

Lecturer in Energy Policy in the Built Environment 

+44 (0)118 378 5266 
Dr Florence Phua
Associate Professor
+44 (0)118 378 8194 
Professor Libby Schweber  Professor  +44 (0)118 378 8567 
Professor Martin Sexton


+44 (0)118 378 7190 
Dr Mehdi Shahrestani  Associate Professor +44 (0)118 378 7575 
Professor Li Shao
Professor  +44 (0)118 378 7904 
Dr Amna Shibeika Lecturer +44 (0) 118 378 7821

Professor Stefán Thor Smith

Professor in Energy Systems in the Built Environment 

School Research Division Lead

+44 (0)118 378 8569 
Adrian Tagg Associate Professor in Building Surveying  +44 (0)118 378 4672 
Professor Jacopo Torriti  Professor  +44 (0)118 378 8196 
Dr Dylan Tutt  Lecturer in Workforce Studies in Construction  +44 (0)118 378 7183 
Dr Maria Vahdati

School Director of Teaching and Learning

+44 (0)118 378 8560
Dr Chuang Wen Associate Professor +44 (0) 118 378 5659
Professor Runming Yao
Professor  +44 (0)118 378 8606 

Research staff  

 Name Position Telephone Email
 Dr Michelle Felton Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Environmental Impact Assessment +44 (0) 118 378 8578
 Mr Jose Luis Ramirez Mendiola Postdoctoral Research Fellow on Flexibility in Energy Demand  +44 (0)118 378 6677 
 Dr Sajan Preet Researcher +44 (0) 118 378
 Dr Ji Zhang Research Fellow +44 (0) 118 378 5949
 Dr Xinshuang Zhang Researcher +44 (0) 118 378 5046

Administrative staff

Name Position Telephone Email
Tracy Bass School Resources Assistant (SCME) +44 (0)118 378 6707
Sue Flanders CREDS/TSBE Centre Administrator +44 (0)118 378 5417
Selina Lam Executive Support Administrator +44 (0)118 378 4833
Sue Lamb Executive Support Administrator +44 (0)118 378 8200  
Claire Morrison School Resources Assistant (Architecture) +44 (0)118 378 2777
Tracey Wigmore  Executive Administration Manager  +44 (0)118 378 8198

Visiting staff

Name Position Email
Dr Ben Potter Visiting Member of the Academic Staff 
Professor Zhiwen Luo Visiting Fellow 
Dr Geoffrey Cook Visiting Fellow

Emeritus staff

Name Position Email
Professor Hazim Awbi
Professor of Building Environmental Science 
Professor John Bennett  Professor of Quantity Surveying 
Professor Ranko Bon  Professor of Construction Management and Economics   
Professor Keith Bright  Professor of Inclusive Environments 
Professor Derek Clements-Croome
Professor of Construction Engineering 
Professor Tim Dixon Professor of Sustainable Futures in the Built Environment 
Professor Norman Fisher Professor of Project Management  
Professor Roger Flanagan  Professor of Construction Management and Engineering 
Professor Colin Gray  Professor of Professional Construction Management 
Professor Will Hughes Professor of Construction Management and Economics 
Professor George Jeronimidis  Professor of Construction Management and Engineering 
Professor Peter Lansley  Professor of Construction Management   

Honorary staff

Name Email
Dr Katherine Hyde 

Postgraduate research students 

Name Email Project title
Hossein Adbollahzadeh

Exploitation of Artificial Intelligence In The Improvement Of Cost Prediction: A Quantitative Study Of Early Cost Prediction In Construction
Bernard Acheampong Twum

Rifqa Al Hashlamon   
Majid Al Jahdhami   
Khaula Al Mazrooei 

Organization Implications of Robotics and Automation in Construction Supply Chain

Raed Alshammari   
Kwesi Andel Jervis Amsterdam

Designing classrooms in tropical regions that will allow for improve natural ventilation and indoor air quality
Nathaniel Appiyah   
Azad Ashraf

Life cycle Sustainable Assessment (LCSA) of food waste to compost process to mitigate climate change
Kashif Aziz 
Christina Bristow   
Huseyin Cakar   
Hillary Chanda 

Renewable Energy Management and Adoption in Rural Communities. Case of Zambia.

Ali Chelaghma

Ekpo Ekpenyong   
Ahmed Elgamal   
Anna Yasseris Encarnacion Pina  Women owner-managers of small construction firms: a social identity approach.
Oluwafemi Faleye     

Temporal Organization of Demand-Side Technologies for Flexibility Services: The Case of Electric School Buses.

Jiajing Feng     

Understanding interactions between users and minor building adaptations in changing use scenarios.

Isaac Guzman Estrada   
Xizhen Huang 

Enhancing urban thermal resilience: A social-ecological-technological systems approach to mitigating heat stress and improving perceived outdoor thermal comfort

Sandy Jarrouje

Entrench intransigence or emancipate enlightenment? Building after conflict. A Syrian tale

Abdul Ahad Jhumka  
Mary Kaaria 

The influence of changing work practices on the office setup

Vasilis Kazakos   
Naoya Kojima

Vitor Lavor

Airborne infection risk in complex urban environments: modelling, mapping and mitigation

Yiqing Liu   
Josephine Lloyd-Papworth

Jianghui Lu   
Xiaowei Lyu 

Indoor Airborne Transmission Control

Xiaoxiao Lyu 
Kirk Maritshane       
Nobert Matadi   
Mawunyo Mensah   
Tariq Obeid   
Jedidiah Oru-bo   
Faiez Salih   
Emir Sarialan   
Nao Shibata   
Alexander Simons
Nicholas Smales   
Yiming Sui 

Repositioning Animal By-products into Food Loss and Waste: From Environmental and Nutritional Perspective

Willy Tai   
Qian Wang   
Wenwen Wang   
Rowland Ward   
Athena SWAN Silver Award