• School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

20092020
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General

Kenneth, BSc, MSc, PGCert, PhD, FHEA, MCIOB, MRICS, PMP, KCCM joined the academic staff at Aston University in 2009 from University of Reading, where he enjoyed undertaking a PhD and tutoring undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Having gained a BSc in Architectural Engineering, Kenneth has moved into industry working for construction and engineering companies internationally over 12 years. This allowed him to gain experience in different aspects of construction and project management from the inception to the post-completion of a construction project. Following this, Kenneth completed a PhD at the University of Reading looking at integrating whole life cost and performance into tender evaluation of design-build in 2009 and also holds an MSc in Architectural Engineering from Yonsei University in South Korea.

He is a Chartered Member of CIOB (Chartered institute of building, UK) and RICS, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Associate Member of SCQS (Society of Construction & Quantity Surveyors), a PMP (Project Management Professional, PMI, USA) and a member of PMI UK Chapter, and a KCCM (Korean Certified Construction Manager, Korean Construction Management Centre/CMAA, Korea). He is a reviewer for a number of leading international refereed journals in the areas of construction management such as Construction Management and Economics, Buildings, Automation in Construction, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management ASCE, and Building and Environment.

Kenneth’s research interests include construction and engineering economics, integration of design and construction, process improvement and innovation, integrated procurement system, project management, whole life performance and sustainability. 

Research Interests

  • Challenge of whole life costing and sustainability
  • Sustainable Housing Refurbishment
  • Design and construction process improvement
  • Building information modeling application
  • Deliveries and relationships among key stages in whole life cost process map of Whole life cost planning and appraisal (WLCPA) stages for Design-Build
  • Framework of data flow on the WLCPA process map
  • Whole life performance tender evaluation using AHP (Analytic Hierarchy Process).   

Teaching Activity

My teachings for BSc Construction Management,  BSc Construction Project Management, MSc Engineering Management and industrial practitioners including:

  • BSc Construction Technology (EC102C)
  • BSc Estimation, Measurement and Scheduling (EC211C)
  • BSc Value, Risk and Whole Life Cost Management (EC311C)
  • BSc Industrial Placement (ECP001)
  • BSc Research Project (EC310A)
  • MSc Major Project (EM4020)
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice in Higher Education, Aston University, 2012
  • PhD in Construction Management, University of Reading, 2009
  • MSc in Architectural Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea, 2004
  • BSc in Architectural Engineering, Suwon University, Korea, 1998

Employment

  • 2017 – Present: Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University
  • 2015 – 2017: Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University, NZ
  • 2009 – 2015: Lecturer, School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University
  • 2007 – 2009: Tutor / Student Support Worker, University of Reading
  • 2005 – 2007: Project Manager, GS E&C.
  • 2004 – 2005: Procurement Manager, PoongLim Industrial Co., Ltd.,
  • 2000 – 2003: Project Manager / Foreign Business Coordinator, Orienbil Inc.
  • 1998 – 2000: Construction Manager, Coland Co., Ltd.
  • 1995 – 1997: Construction / Facilities Manager, SWN Co., Ltd.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
  • Chartered Builder, Member of Chartered Institute of Building.
  • Chartered Surveyor, Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor.
  • Project Management Professional, Member of Project Management Institute, USA and Member of PMI UK Chapter.
  • Member of GloNic (Global Network for International Construction).
  • Member of International Advisory Board, Journal of the Korea Institute of Building Construction.
  • Associate Member of SCQS (Society of Construction & Quantity Surveyors).
  • Korean Certified Construction Manager, Member of Korean Construction Management Centre/CMAA, Korea.
  • Academic Secretary of Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in the UK.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, EU-Korea Conference on Science and Technology.

Responsibilities

  • Adjunct Professor in Hanyang University South Korea.
  • Visiting Lecturer in University of Reading.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research.
  • Member of Editorial Board, Journal of the Korea Institute of Building Construction.
  • Reviewer of international refereed journals: Construction Management and Economics, Automation in Construction, Building and Environment, and Journal of Construction Engineering and Management ASCE.
  • Member of GloNic (Global Network for International Construction).
  • SIG-SAA Leader of Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in the UK.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, EU-Korea Conference on Science and Technology.

Contact Details

Phone number: 0121 204 4203
Email: k.park@aston.ac.uk
Room number: MB222J

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Research Output 2009 2020

Integrated BIM Education in Construction Project Management Program

Kim, K. P., Mostafa, S. & Park, K. S., 2020, Claiming Identity Through Redefined Teaching in Construction Programs. IGI Global, p. 134-152 19 p. (Claiming Identity Through Redefined Teaching in Construction Programs).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Construction industry
Project management
Curricula
Education
Productivity

Critical Success Factors for Implementing Integrated Construction Project Delivery

Whang, S., Park, K. & Kim, S., 22 Jul 2019

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Factor analysis
Construction industry
Developing countries
Regression analysis
Integrated

Design Development Post Contract Signing - Client or Contractors Cost?

Finnie, D., Ali, N. A. & Park, K., 17 Jun 2019, p. 1-9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Contractors
Costs
Managers
Civil engineering
Engineers

Delivering Value for Money with BIM-embedded Housing Refurbishment

Kim, K. P. & Park, K. S., 1 Oct 2018, 36, 13/14, p. 657-675

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
housing
information management
Information management
simulation
data exchange

Earthquake damage estimation systems: Literature review

Kahandawaa, K. A. R. V. D., Domingo, N. D., Park, K. S. & Uma, S. R., 22 Feb 2018, Procedia Engineering. Elsevier, Vol. 212. p. 622 628 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Earthquakes
Disasters
Hazards
Recovery

Thesis

Conceptual Building Information Modelling Framework for Whole‐house Refurbishment based on LCC and LCA

Author: Kim, K., 23 Feb 2015

Supervisor: Park, K. (Supervisor) & Hedges, P. D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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The complements towards developing a new risk management framework and Its applicability to the Nigerian power sector

Author: Ehi-Uujamhan, O., 29 Jan 2016

Supervisor: Park, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Activities 2010 2012

  • 2 Publication peer-review

Construction Management and Economics (Journal)

Kenneth Park (Peer reviewer)
30 Mar 201230 Apr 2012

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Journal of the Korea Institute of Building Construction (Journal)

Kenneth Park (Editorial board member)
20102013

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review