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Dr Fahim Ullah

Dr Fahim Ullah
Name Fahim Ullah
Pronoun He/Him/His
Position Senior Lecturer (Construction Project Management)
Section School of Surveying and Built Environment
Office B431
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4152
Extension 4152
Qualifications BCivil Eng NUST , MSc NUST , PhD UNSW
Languages Pashto (accredited translator)
Urdu (accredited translator)
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Dr. Fahim Ullah is a preeminent scholar and pedagogue in the realm of Construction Project Management, occupying the posts of Program Director (Construction) and Senior Lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ). His previous tenure as a lecturer at UniSQ, in addition to his attainment of a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the School of Built Environment at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia, serves as a testament to his mastery of the discipline. Throughout his academic journey, he has also served as a Casual Lecturer at UNSW, Lead Lecturer at the University of Sydney, and Lecturer at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) in Pakistan, where he has imparted his wealth of knowledge in the areas of Construction and Project Management to students. Prior to his academic pursuits, Fahim gained substantial practical experience through his employment as Assistant Manager (Planning) at Bin Nadeem Associates (BNA) and as Planning Engineer at Malik Abdul Hanan and Sons in Pakistan. Fahim's research interests encompass a multitude of topics within the disciplines of Construction Management, Project Management, Smart Cities, Digital Technologies, and Disruptive Innovation, and his contributions to these fields have been widely acknowledged through various research grants and awards for exceptional papers. To date, he has published over 90 research articles (including a book, original research articles, conference papers, and book chapters) of superior quality, delving into subjects such as construction management, project management, smart cities, real estate, and property management. Furthermore, he is appointed as an Associate Editor for the journals Frontiers in Built Environment and Smart Construction. He has also served as an Editorial Board Member for the section on "Smart Cities and Urban Management" of the Energies Journal from 2021 to 2022. He is currently engaged in editing multiple special issues in Q1 and Q2 journals pertaining to digital disruptions and industry 5.0 technologies in the built environment.

  • Building Construction Management And Project Planning ( 330202 )
  • Other Built Environment And Design ( 339900 )
  • Automation And Technology In Building And Construction ( 330201 )
  • Building Information Modelling And Management ( 330204 )
  • Housing Markets ( 330403 )
  • Urban And Regional Planning ( 330400 )
  • Building ( 330200 )
  • Other Built Environment And Design not elsewhere classified ( 339999 )

Digital Construction
Construction Technologies
Construction Management
Automation in Construction
Construction Innovation
Smart Cities
Industry 4.0 & 5.0.

Editorial roles and special issues in various journals

• Associate Editor of Frontiers in Built Environment (Construction Management Section).
• Ex member of editorial board of Energies Journal (Q1) for the section, “smart cities and urban management”.
• Editing/Edited multiple special issues in renowned journals as listed below.

1 Innovative Processes and Quality Management Methods in the Building and Construction Industry - Buildings (Q1)- Lead Editor - 2023
2 Advanced Technologies for Construction and Smart Societies - Societies (Q2) - Co-Editor - 2023
3 Advanced Technologies for the Construction Industry in the Digital Era - Buildings (Q1) - Co-Editor - 2023
4 Sustainable disruptive technologies in the built environment: A step towards industry 5.0 - Sustainability (Q1) - Sole Editor - 2022
5 Towards smart tech 4.0 in the built environment: Applications of disruptive digital technologies in smart cities, construction, and real estate - Buildings (Q1) - Sole Editor - 2022
6 Drones in the Built Environment: Applications in construction, architecture, transportation, urban and regional planning -
Drones (Q1) - Sole Editor - 2022
7 Key enablers of Industry 5.0 in Construction Management: Human-computer interaction, digitalization, and disruptive digital technologies - Frontiers in Built Environment (Q2) - Lead Editor - 2022
8 Architectural and Construction Technologies for Industry 4.0: Towards the Digital Transformation of the Built Environment - Architecture - Sole Editor - 2022

Affiliate Member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Member of The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
Member of Management and Strategy Institute (MSI)

Member of Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW)
Honorary Member of Institute of Engineers Pakistan (IEP)
Registered Engineer at Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)

CMG1001 - Introduction to Construction Management and the Built Environment
CMG1002 - Residential Construction: Methods, Materials and Management
CMG2001 - Job Organisation
CMG2003 - Construction Production Management
CMG3002 - Contract Administration
CMG4002 - Integrated Construction Management
ENG8205 - Project Management Practice
ENG4111 - Research Project Part 1

8 Years

Program Director (Construction Management - ADCN, BCNH)
Member of the LTSS committee SBE
Member of the Outreach & Engagement commitee SBE
Ex member of the Research Planning and Implementation Committee SBE

  • Urban And Regional Planning ( 330400 )
  • Building ( 330200 )
  • Other Built Environment And Design not elsewhere classified ( 339999 )