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Dr Tanja Tyvimaa

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Property and Planning

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Name
Dr Tanja Tyvimaa
Position(s)
Lecturer
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Civil Engineering and Built Environment,
Property and Planning
Phone
+61 7 3138 2731
Fax
+61 7 3138 1170
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Tampere University of Technology, Finland), Master of Science in Engineering (Tampere University of Technology, Finland)

Professional memberships
and associations

FHEA (GradCertAcadPrac)

Ecarder 2016

Biography

Dr Tanja Tyvimaa joined QUT’s School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment as a lecturer in Property Economics 2015. Prior to joining QUT, Dr Tyvimaa was Post-Doctoral Researcher at Tampere University of Technology, Finland. She has been a Visiting Post-Doctoral Scholar at the University of Georgia, USA (2012-2015), and a Visiting Research Scholar at Georgia State University, USA (2009-2010). Dr Tyvimaa has over nine years’ experience in academic research and teaching in property economics and development.

Before her PhD studies, Dr Tyvimaa worked as a Project Manager in the residential building and real estate development projects having a total responsibility of managing design processes, project programming, floor planning coordination and budgeting. She has almost eight years’ experience working in the property and urban development.

The areas of her research interest are apartment prices and property values, residents’ preferences and supply/demand in property market, and demographic/population related issues. Dr Tyvimaa is interested in residential and mixed-use urban properties, within a special expertise of seniors housing (retirement communities).During her years in academia, Dr Tyvimaa has been successful getting research grants and funding from several academic funding organizations.

Dr Tyvimaa serves as secretary in the International Real Estate Society (IRES). Dr Tyvimaa holds following qualifications:

  • Doctor of Science (PhD in technology), Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 2011
  • Master of Science (construction economics and management), Tampere University of Technology, Finland, 2005
  • Bachelor of Science (construction engineering, structural design), Tampere University of Applied Science, Finland, 2000
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Vaasa Polytechnic, Finland, 1997
This information has been contributed by Dr Tanja Tyvimaa.

Teaching

QUT:

  • USB300 Property Development
  • USB141 Building Big
  • USB342 Property Software

Tampere University of Technology 2007-2014: Postgraduate level unit

  • International Real Estate

Graduate level unit

  • Housing Business Management
  • Construction Production Management

Undergraduate level unit

  • Basics of Construction Management and Economics
  • Construction Management and Developing
This information has been contributed by Dr Tanja Tyvimaa.

Experience

Before her PhD studies, Dr Tyvimaa worked as a Project Manager in the residential building and real estate development projects having a total responsibility of managing design processes, project programming, floor planning coordination and budgeting. She has almost eight years’ experience working in the housing development.

This information has been contributed by Dr Tanja Tyvimaa.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.