The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management


PhD students


The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management postgraduate programmes are broad and deeply influenced by practice, taking in construction economics, infrastructure finance and project leadership. Details of our current research students and their topic of research are listed below.

Current students

Imad Ahmed
Political economy of infrastructure investment

Luc Bardin

Rafaella Broft

Roberto Cardinale
The transition from the national to the EU model of energy governance: a comparative case study of the Greenstream, Galsi and Medgaz gas pipelines

Yan Chen
Driving factors of carbon emissions in the built environment: a comparison between London and Beijing

Lu Cheng 
Life-cycle carbon emissions in the construction sector: Comparisons between China and the UK

 Guilherme Duch Crosta

Mohamed Elkaddah

Zigeng Fang
Machine learning applications in Facility Management

Adam Golden
Managing innovation in major projects and programmes

Marcos Gonzalez Fuentez
The co-creation of project/service valued outcomes: a client service (dominant logic) perspective

Kehan He
Embodied emissions; environmental economics; climate change

Qi He

Yunlong Huang

Tehreem Husain
Railway mergers in the early twentieth century: an exploratory study

Roselyn Itopa

Anam Latif
The shifting sand of humanitarian assistance: Frames, Perceptions and Enactment in the age of regime complexity

Lois Yixi Liao
Herding behaviour in housing markets

Juan D. Gutés Pascual
The dynamics of trust elements in construction projects

Pouria Panahi

Alejandro Vargas-Ramirez
Uncertainty and innovation within business-critical projects

Baker Rickaby
Dealing with Uncertainty in Megaprojects

Saule Sakenova
Exploring project portfolio selection processing project-based organisations

Denis Scott
Utilising Smart Contracts and Blockchain Technology for Infrastructure Industry Transformation

Gagandip Sehmbi 


Gatot Subroto
Why and How (Fear of) Corruption Hinders Projects, Evidence from Indonesia

Anne Symons

Mohamad Tannir
The implementation of lessons learned and knowledge management at the front end of projects

Tan Tan 
Beyond Building: Digital Transformation to Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA)

Angeliki Maria (Marilina) Toli
Studying resource exchange through actor interactions in the smart city service ecosystem, using the service dominant logic

Prompt Udomdech
Project-based learning to advance building information modelling innovation adoption in the built environment SMEs

Francesca Vinci
Project leadership and project capabilities for innovative and successful project delivery 

Daan Vermeer
Collective learning in strategic Public Private Partnership (PPP) procurement systems for social infrastructure

Thomas Weston
A machine learning exploration of real estate market dynamics

Lingshan Xie 
Project finance and governance: theories and implications in the infrastructure context.

Wuyue Xiong 

Pu Yang
Patterns of carbon emissions in European and Chinese cities

Wu Yanga
Bridging the energy performance gap: a process study of routine intersections at project handover stage

Chunlin Yu
Coping with Complexity in Megaprojects

Fei Yuan (Sophie)
Understanding Organizational Citizenship Behavior: I- and We-intentions, Identities, and Culture


Former students

Diyana Syafiqah Abd Razak
Cost of quality during construction post-handover 

Simon Addyman
Management of projects, networks and supply chains

Huda Almadhoob
Self-organised networks in large construction projects

 Nafiseh Darvish
Capability building to deal with time delays in gas upstream megaprojects

Juliano Denicol
Megaproject supply chain management

Omoleye Ojuri
Prescribing a management agenda for the Nigerian water supply system: value co-creation and networks prescriptions

Pouria Panahi

Jing Xu
The value of trust in construction supply chains