Construction Science: Technology, Materials and Management

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Construction Science: Technology, Materials and Management

Researchers within this theme are engaged in work that addresses innovation in construction science, contemporary and traditional building materials and techniques, fabrication efficiency and the management of building processes.


Key areas:

  • Environmental Design
  • Construction Science and Technology
  • Energy, Carbon and Buildings
  • Integration of Structure, Services and Fabric
  • Health, Comfort and Wellbeing
  • Renewable Energy and Smart Grids
  • Material Innovations
  • Conservation of Heritage Buildings
  • Digital Engineering
  • Building Information Management
  • Procurement of Sustainable Buildings
  • Modern Methods of Construction
  • Lean Construction
  • Construction Procurement Systems
  • Supply-Chain Management

For further information contact: Professor Stephen Pretlove


Professor Stephen Pretlove (Lead)

Deputy Head of the School of Architecture and the Built Environment

01522 83 5767

Professor Behzad Sodagar

Professor of Sustainable Architecture and Director of Research

01522 83 7141

Dr Amira Elnokaly

Principal Lecturer

01522 83 7178

Dr Marcin Kolakowski

Senior Lecturer

Dr Jill Zhao

Lecturer in Architecture: Construction Technology

01522 83 7193

Dr Mohammad Qabshoqa

Lecturer in Architecture: CAD and Building Information Modelling (BIM)

01522 83 5813

Dr Saad Sarhan

Lecturer in Construction Management / Programme Leader

01522 83 5395