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Khaula Al Mazrooei


Areas of interest

  • Construction Management and Engineering
  • Innovation and Technology in Construction industry
  • Supply chain and Stakeholder theory

Postgraduate supervision

Dr. Ruth Dowsett

Dr. Alba Fuertes

Research projects

Organization Implications of Robotics and Automation in Construction Supply Chain

The aim of this study is to comprehensively explore the implications of innovation within Oman’s construction industry, with a particular focus on the opportunities and challenges associated with the implementation of robotics and automation.



I hold a BSc and MSc degrees in Civil Engineering Structural from Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman. My MSc dissertation was to re-design the villa structure and evaluate the steel of the design versus the steel utilized during construction and calculated the cost of difference. I have 17 years of experience in Supply Chain, Tenders and Contracts prior to commencing my PhD. I am a Member of the Charted Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) a professional of procurement proficiency.

My research interests focus on implementing innovation and technology in Oman construction industry and testing the readiness of the industry towards automation and robotics.


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