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Prof David Greenwood

Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

David graduated from Cambridge University and his postgraduate qualifications include an MSc in Construction Management (Herriot-Watt University), and a PhD from the Department of Construction Engineering & Management (Reading University).

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and was a board member of Constructing Excellence North East from 2003 to 2007. Before entering academia he worked for some 10 years as Site Engineer and Senior Estimator in the Construction Industry. He has authored over 150 publications, has held research funding from the EPSRC, AHRC, UK and international government agencies, and has carried out training and consultancy work for industrial and professional organisations in the UK, continental Europe, the Far East, and Middle East. He is on the review and/or editorial panels of 14 academic journals, a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College, and a former Chairman of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM). He is a director of BIM Academy (Enterprises) Ltd a university spin-out company specialising in Building Information Modelling.

David has taught on many aspects of Construction Management to all Built Environment disciplines and at levels from HNC to higher degree. He currently supervises 7 research degree students, has supervised 20 to completion and has examined over 40 PhDs in the UK, France, India and Australia. He has been external examiner on taught courses at Sheffield Hallam (2001 - 2006), Kingston (2002 - 2006), and Reading (2009 - 2012) Universities.

His leisure pursuits include literature, languages, music (baroque to blues) travel (emphasis on history, archaeology, cultures and people) and sport (formerly rugby, cricket and squash, but now restricted to cycling, sailing and a little golf). He is a member of the Literary and Philosophical Association of Newcastle upon Tyne.

 

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David Greenwood

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Organisational learning from failure and the needs-based hierarchy of Project-Based Organisations, Chiponde, D., Gledson, B., Greenwood, D. 5 Apr 2022, In: Frontiers in Engineering and Built Environment
  • Public-private partnerships: A dynamic discrete choice model for road projects, Zhao, J., Liu, H., Love, P., Greenwood, D., Sing, M. 19 Jan 2022, In: Socio-Economic Planning Sciences
  • Towards an Interoperable Approach for Modelling and Managing Smart Building Data: The Case of the CESI Smart Building Demonstrator, Doukari, O., Seck, B., Greenwood, D., Feng, H., Kassem, M. 16 Mar 2022, In: Buildings
  • Unpacking the context of Value for Money assessment in global markets: a procurement option framework for Public Private Partnerships, Zhao, J., Thurairajah, N., Greenwood, D., Liu, H., Yuan, J. 20 Feb 2022, In: Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management
  • Value for Money in Transport Infrastructure Investment: An Enhanced Model for Better Procurement Decisions, Zhao, J., Greenwood, D., Thurairajah, N., Liu, H., Haigh, R. 1 Mar 2022, In: Transport Policy
  • Whole building life cycle assessment at the design stage: a BIM-based framework using environmental product declaration, Feng, H., Kassem, M., Greenwood, D., Doukari, O. 7 Jan 2022, In: International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation

Professional Activity

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Participating in a conference, workshop, ...: ARCOM 2019: 35th Annual Conference – Leeds, UK 2019
  • Other: Failure and learning in UK project-based organisations: A cross-sector examination of actor approaches, intentions, and behaviours 2018
  • Participating in a conference, workshop, ...: Proceedings of the 30th Annual ARCOM Conference 2014

PGR Supervision

  • Jennifer Li A socio-technical framework to guide implementation and value realisation of distributed ledger technologies (DLT) in the construction sector Start Date: 08/04/2022
  • Haitham Alshareef The Design and Feasibility of an Appropriate Procurement Solution for Libya’s Road Infrastructure Start Date: 29/01/2014 End Date: 27/10/2017
  • Vasil Atanasov Reduction of Transaction Costs in Construction Projects: a conceptual model for an Automated Delay Analysis System. Start Date: 19/09/2021
  • Touria Bouazza The Design of Healthcare Facilities: Knowledge, Methods and Effectiveness Start Date: 25/05/2016 End Date: 01/06/2020
  • Saiful Abu Hasan Sazalli Innovation System: The Industrialised Building Systems in the Malaysian Housing Construction Start Date: 01/02/2011
  • Kenneth Kelly The potential of integrating BIM within the management of heritage built assets. Start Date: 31/08/2017 End Date: 24/02/2022
  • Serife Boyacioglu An Artificial intelligence-driven delay analysis system for construction projects (AIDASCon) Start Date: 01/10/2020
  • Allan Douglas The Implementation of a Management Information System for a Construction SME: An Analysis of Decisions and Their Impact Start Date: 09/10/2006 End Date: 25/01/2017
  • Oliver Jones Human Experience and Visual Behaviour in Physical and Virtual Environments Start Date: 21/07/2008 End Date: 25/02/2016
  • Thai Lou An investigation of the potential lean- BIM synergies in the UK construction industry Start Date: 05/03/2014 End Date: 09/10/2018
  • Barry Gledson Innovation diffusion within the UK construction sector: a study of the adoption of 4D BIM Start Date: 23/03/2016 End Date: 10/11/2017
  • Andrew Parry The Improvement of Delay Analysis in the UK Construction Industry Start Date: 22/01/2014 End Date: 25/02/2016
  • Jelisaveta Mihajlovic The Challenge of Policy Coordination: Interpreting the Governance of Historic City Centres in Serbia Start Date: 25/01/2010 End Date: 03/10/2016
  • Nnamdi Maduka The Role of Knowledge Management in Assisting Key Stakeholders in Making Informed Decisions in Delivering Sustainable Retrofitted Building Projects Start Date: 18/04/2016 End Date: 10/04/2019
  • Romil Salah The Influence of National Culture on the Practice of Project Management: A Study of Information and Communication Technology Projects in Saudi Arabia Start Date: 06/01/2014 End Date: 03/10/2016
  • Ramesh Vahidi Conceptual Framework for Trade-Off Decisions in Projects Start Date: 18/11/2011 End Date: 30/07/2015
  • Ian Wyre A Methodology for Spatial Archaeology: Visualising the Legacy of Medieval Newcastle Upon Tyne using Digital and Virtual Toolsets Start Date: 01/10/2010 End Date: 13/06/2016

Qualifications

  • Construction Managment PhD March 01 2001
  • Construction Managment MSc September 01 1980
  • Fellow (FCIOB) & Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) 2015


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