Completed Projects

Research Project Undertaken

As Principal Researcher

1st December 2012–31st December 2013

Rule-based Knowledge Model for Building Code Compliance: Towards an Automated Building Code Checking using BIM Technology

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (GUP)

Research grant worth RM 32k

1st April 2011 – 30th September 2012

Critical Success Factor for E-learning Acceptance in Malaysia’s Construction Industry: An Exploratory Investigation

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (GUP)

Research grant worth RM 40k

15thDecember 2009 – 30th March 2011

E-tendering Readiness Assessment of Contractors in Johor Bahru

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (NASPHD)

Research grant worth RM 10k

 

As Research Associate

1st December 2014 – 30thNovember 2015

BIM-GBI Model Development: Integrating Building Information Modelling and Green Building Certification in Malaysia

Sponsored by Ministry of Education (FRGS)

Research grant worth RM 93.2k

1st November 2012 – 31st October 2014

A Prototype Development of Sidewalk Design Support Tool: Based on Pedestrian Decision Pattern Recognition

Sponsored by Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Esience)

Research grant worth RM141.1k

1st December 2012–31st December 2013

Geospatial Analysis on Impacts of Primary Flood on Residential Property Values in Kota Tinggi and Segamat

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (GUP)

Research grant worth RM32k

1st December 2012–31st December 2013

Confirmatory Factor Model of Factors Influencing Residential Green Building Demand in Malaysia

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (GUP)

Research grant worth RM32k

1st April 2011 – 30th September 2012

Charting the Legal and Contractual Route for the Implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Malaysia

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (GUP)

Research grant worth RM40k

1st May 2011 – 30th April 2012

Perspectives on Vulnerability and Insurability of Malaysia Coastal Real Estates Under Climate Change

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (GUP)

Research grant worth RM40k

15thDecember 2010 – 14thMay 2012

The Contribution of Women in the Construction Industry

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (CIPD)

Research grant worth RM 10k

1st October 2009 – 30th October 2010

Content Analysis Procedure for Auditing of Internet-based Communication Channels on Tourism Attractions: Pilot Project at State of Melaka

Sponsored by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (NASPHD)

Research grant worth RM 10k

July 2000 – July 2003

More Productive Minor Construction Projects through Information Technology – an IMI, EPSRC/ DETR (UK) research project

Research at University of Salford, UK

Sponsored by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and University of Salford

Research grant worth GBP 168k

 

Professional Services

2013

Title: Building Information Modelling – Educational Framework for Quantity Surveying Graduates.

A study commisioned by Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia

Lead by Dr Kherun Nita binti Ali

Assisted by Assoc Prof Dr Nur Emma binti Mustaffa and Sr Quek Jin Keat

2012

Title: Building Information Modelling Awareness – and Readiness among Quantity Surveyors and Quantity Surveying Firms. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia – Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia.

A study commisioned by Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia

Lead by Dr Kherun Nita binti Ali

Assisted by Sr Sharifah Noraini Noreen Syed Ibrahim Al‐Jamalullail and Tan Choon Boon