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Dr Madhav Nepal
Science and Engineering Faculty,
School of Built Environment
Discipline *
Building, Civil Engineering, Information Systems
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Identifiers and profiles

PhD(Civil Engineering) (University of British Columbia), MSc(Building) (National University of Singapore), MEng(Civil Engineering) (Asian Institute of Technology - Thailand), BEng(Civil Engineering) (Tribhuvan University)


Building Information Modelling (BIM), Construction Efficiency, Productivity, and Performance, Construction Management, Construction Automation, Facilities Management, Project Management, Sustainability in the Built Environment

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Building Information Modelling (BIM); Integrated Construction Supply Chain, Project Risk and Cost Management; Infrastructure Asset Management; Project Performance Management in Large, Complex Projects;  Construction Management/Project Management (PM); Applications of Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) in the Built Environment; Sustainability in the Built Environment


  • Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane Australia, 2015
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Project & Construction Management), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2011
  • M.Sc., Building (Project Management), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2004
  • M.Eng., Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering & Management), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2001
  • B.Eng., Civil Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Pulchowk Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1996


  • Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology, 02/2013 – Present
  • Post Doctoral Researcher/Research Fellow, University of British Columbia, 10/2011 – 01/2013
  • Graduate Research Assistant University of British Columbia, 09/2004 – 10/2011
  • Teaching Assistant, University of British Columbia, 09/2005 – 05/2011
  • Research Assistant, National University of Singapore, 04/2004 – 08/2004
  • Graduate Student Researcher, National University of Singapore, 12/2002 – 03/2004
  • Research Scholar, National University of Singapore, 01/2002 – 12/2003
  • Teaching Assistant, National University of Singapore, 07/2002-11/2002
  • Hydrologist Engineer, Ministry of Environment, Kathmandu, Nepal, 11/1996 – 12/2002


  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) Canada Scholarship, 2009
  • British Columbia Construction Roundtable (BCCR) Student Award, 2007
  • University of British Columbia (UBC) Graduate Fellowship, 2007
  • J K Zee Memorial Fellowship at UBC, 2007
  • UBC Graduate Entrance Scholarship, 2004
  • National University of Singapore Graduate Research Scholarship, 2002-2003
  • Government of Austria Graduate Scholarship, 1999-2001
  • Tribhuvan University Undergraduate Fellowship, 1992-1995

External Reviewer

  • Automation in Construction
  • Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering
  • Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
  • Construction Management and Economics
  • Journal of Management in Engineering
  • Korean Journal of Civil Engineering
  • Construction Economics and Building (formerly Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building)
  • Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction

Memberships on Scholarly and Professional Societies

  • Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE International)
This information has been contributed by Dr Madhav Nepal.



  • BEB 113: Managing Project Cost
  • UDB 112/UXB114: Professional Studies
  • PMN606: Project Investigation 2
  • ENB 481: Civil Engineering Project Management

Unit Coordination

  • UXH312: Construction Legislation
  • BEN610: Project Management Principles
  • PMN501: Project Management Essentials 1
  • PMN502: Project Management Essentials 2
  • UDB314: Statutory Construction Law
  • UXH312: Construction Legislation
  • PMN601: Projects and Performance
  • PMN606: Project Investigation 2

 Project Work Supervision

  • PMN606: Project Investigation 2 for MSc PM
  • UXH400-1 & UXH400-2: Project- Part A & B for BSc Urban Development
  • EGH400-1 & EGH400-2: Research Project 1 & 2 for BSc Engineering
  • BEB 801: Project 1 for BSc Construction Management
  • UDB 301: Research Methods for BSc Quantity Surveying
This information has been contributed by Dr Madhav Nepal.


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