Ehsan Saghatforoush, PH.D.

Senior Lecturer & Program Coordinator for Research Degrees - Wits University

  Johannesburg, South Africa
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Profile

  • +27 60 877 2308
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • ehsan.saghatforoush@wits.ac.za
  • www.ehsansaghatforoush.ir

Academic Background

1 PhD in Project Management - Queensland University of Technology - Australia 2010 – 2013
1 MSc in Project Management - University Putra Malaysia - Malaysia 2006 – 2009
1 BSc in Civil Engineering - University of Tehran - Iran 2002 – 2006

Research Interests

1 Operational and Maintenance Problems in Multifaceted Building Projects
1 Application of Constructability Concept to Facilitate a Better Construction Situation
1 Extension of Constructability to Include Operation and Maintenance (Operability & Maintainability)
1 Integration Concept
1 Sustainability in the Construction Infrastructure Projects
1 Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
1 Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Work & Lecturing Experience

Work Experience
  • Instructor and Coordinator of Construction and Project Management Clinic (CPMC) Since July 2015
    Tehran/Iran

  • International Relations Manager Since Oct 2014
    MehrAlborz University, Tehran/Iran

  • Assistant Professor Since Oct 2014
    MehrAlborz University, Tehran/Iran

  • Managing Director in Khazar Merinos Industrial Group Since Jun 2014 to Oct 2015
    Anzali Free Zone/Iran

  • Managing Director Since Mar 2014 to Oct 2015
    IRIMEX Group, Tehran/Iran

  • International Relations Officer Since Mar 2014 to Oct 2015
    Balran Plush co, Tehran/Iran

  • International Relations Officer Since Nov 2013 to Mar 2014
    Harbinger co, Tehran/Iran

  • Research Assistant in “Feasibility Study on Sustainability” Project 3 months
    Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane/Australia

  • Project Planner/Engineer Since Sep 2009 to Jun 2010
    Parsa Research and Development Office

  • Export Business Coordinator in Starchart co Since Jul 2008 to Jun 2009
    Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia




Lecturing Experience
  • Lecturer in Construction Quality and Safety
    University of the Witwatersrand

  • Lecturer in Construction Technology
    University of the Witwatersrand

  • Lecturer in Advanced Construction Management
    University of the Witwatersrand

  • Lecturer in Project Management
    Kharazmi University

  • Lecturer in Project Planning and Control
    Mehralborz University

  • Lecturer in Computer Use in Project Management (MS Project and Promavera 6)
    Islamic Azad University - South Branch

  • Lecturer in Research Method
    Nour e Touba University

  • Lecturer, Building Information Modelling
    Islamic Azad University - South Branch

  • Lecturer, Case Studies in Project Management Since 2015
    MehrAlborz University

  • Lecturer, Research Method Since 2014
    MehrAlborz University

  • Lecturer, Seminar 1 Since 2014
    MehrAlborz University

  • Lecturer, Seminar 2 Since 2013
    MehrAlborz University

  • Tutor, Civil Engineering Construction Sem 1 – 2013
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Tutor, Engineering and Sustainability Sem 1 – 2013
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Tutor, Measurement 1 Sem 2 – 2012
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Tutor, Professional Studies 2 Sem 2 – 2012
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Tutor, Professional Studies 1 Sem 2 – 2011
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Tutor, Project Planning in Urban Development Sem 2 – 2011 & 2012
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Tutor, Civil Engineering Project Management Sem 2 – 2011
    Queensland University of Technology

  • Tutor, Research Method Sem 1 – 2011
    Queensland University of Technology




Publications - Supervisory Experience

Publications - Journal

1 Kahvandi, Zahra, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Mahoud, Mohammad, Preece, Christopher. (2019) Analysis of the Barriers to the Implementation of Integrated Project Delivery (IPD): A Meta-Synthesis Approach. Journal of Engineering, Production and Project Management, 9 (1), 2-11
1 Jadidoleslami, Samereh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Heravi, A, Preece, Christopher. (2018) Evaluating the Existing Barriers in Implementing Constructability. Civil Engineering Journal, Vol 4, No 12, pp 2864-2875
1 Kahvandi, Zahra, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Zare Ravasan, Ahad, Mansouri, Taha. (2018) An FCM-Based Dynamic Modelling of Integrated Project Delivery Implementation Challenges in Construction Projects. Lean Construction Journal 2018 pp 63-87 (submitted 08Apr2018; Accepted 15Oct2018)
1 Kordestani Ghelenoei, Nazanin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikooravan, Hamidreza, Preece, Christopher. (2018) Evaluating the barriers to the presence of operation and maintenance contractors in the pre-occupancy stages of infrastructure projects: A case study of road infrastructure projects. Int. J. Advanced Operations Management, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp 345-369
1 Jadidoleslami, Samereh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Zare Ravasan, Ahad. (2018) Constructability Obstacles: An Exploratory Factor Analysis Approach. International Journal of Construction Management (published online 03Dec2018), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1534044
1 Kordestani Ghelenoei, Nazanin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikooravan, Hamidreza, Preece, Christopher. (2018) Evaluating Solutions to Facilitate the Presence of Operation and Maintenance Contractors in the Pre-Occupancy Phases: A Case Study of Road Infrastructure Projects. International Journal of Construction Management (published online 28Dec2018), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512027
1 Ezy, Mahnaz, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Abbasian Jahromi, Hamidreza. (2018) An investigation of advantages and disadvantages of Off Site Manufacturing (OSM): A Meta-Synthesis. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 10 (4), 307-332
1 Kordestani Ghelenoei, Nazanin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikooravan, Hamidreza, Preece, Christopher. (2018) A Practical Framework to Facilitate the Presence of Operation and Maintenance Contractors in the Pre-Occupancy Phases: A Case Study. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 10 (3), 222-241
1 Shahraki, Shabnam, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Zare Ravasan, Ahad. (2018). Identification and Classification of Factors Affecting the Performance of Building Supervisor Engineers for Construction Industry. Journal of Engineering, Production and Project Management, 8(2), 66-75
1 Kahvandi, Zahra, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Alinezhad, Mahdi, Noghli, Farimah. (2017) Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Research Trends. Journal of Engineering, Project and Production Management, 7 (2), 99-114
1 Kordestani Ghelenoei, Nazanin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Jadidoleslami, Samereh, Preece, Christopher. (2017) Research trends on benefits of implementing constructability, operability, and maintainability. Journal of Engineering, Project and Production Management, 7 (2), 55-62
1 Arbabi, Omid, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikouravan, Hamidreza, Mahoud, Mohammad. (2017) Solutions to overcome barriers of implementing Constructability, Operability, and Maintainability (COM) concepts in infrastructure projects: A meta-synthesis approach. Journal of Engineering, Project and Production Management, 7 (2), 63-79.
1 Ezy, Mahnaz, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2016) Off-site manufacturing, a new approach in management of the country construction projects: Assessment of significance, principles and necessity of application. Building Magazine, 41, pp. 14-26
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Ghourchi, Ali, Mahmoudi, Siamak, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2015) Comparative – Superlative Comparison of Contractor`s Sufficiency in Various Types of International Contracts. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences, 5(7), pp. 212-223

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Mahmoudi, Siamak, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, S.M.R. Nasserzadeh. (2015) Analytical Study of Challenges and Barriers of Creation of Value through Information Systems in Management and Construction Processes of Projects by Contracting Firms in Tehran. Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences, 5(5), pp. 184-192

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Athari N., Hamidreza, Golabchi, Mahmood, & Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2011) Development of new evaluation methods for qualitative alternatives, using fuzzy calculations. European Journal of Scientific Research, 51(3), pp. 305-314.

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Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Hassim, Salihudin, Saleh Jaafar, Mohd., & Razali Abdul Kadir, Mohd. (2009) Assessment of critical constructability activities among Malaysian building contractors. American Journal of Scientific Research, pp. 15-25.

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Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Hassim, Salihudin, Saleh Jaafar, Mohd., & Razali Abdul Kadir, Mohd. (2009) Constructability implementation among Malaysian building contractors. European Journal of Scientific Research, 29 (4), pp. 518-532.



Publications - Conference

1 Bagheri, Shirin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Alinejad, Mahdi (2019) The use of Integrated project delivery approach for reducing stakeholder management challenges in Design-Build type of contracts. 14th International Project Management Conference, 24 and 25 February 2019, Milad Tower, Tehran-Iran
1 Shayganmehr, Masoud, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) An Assessment on the Parallel Impacts of Building Information Modelling and Big Data on Project Operation and Maintenance. The International Conference on Advances in Civil and Environmental Engineering (ICANCEE2018), 24-25 October 2018, Prime Plaza Hotel & Suites, Bali-Indonesia
1 Hashemi, Mehdi, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) Evaluating the Need to Apply Building Information Modelling Capabilities to Facilitate the Implementation of Operability and Maintainability Principles in the Infrastructure Projects. 13th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering, 12-14 September 2018, Izmir-Turkey
1 Jabalameli, Mohammad Amin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikooravan, Hamidreza. (2018) Evaluating the need to recognize and measure the reduction of duplications in the hospital spaces reform projects using Building Information Modelling. 1st International Congress on Building Industry, 6 December 2018, Tabriz International Hall, Tabriz-Iran
1 Pourakbar Sabet, Naeim, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) َ An assessment on performance of construction project progress using Building Information Modelling (BIM). 2nd National Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture Emphasizing on Job Creation in Construction, 5th July 2018, Tehran-Iran
1 Pourakbar Sabet, Naeim, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) An assessment on BIM influences on Value Engineering capabilities in the evaluation stage. 2nd National Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture Emphasizing on Job Creation in Construction, 5th July 2018, Tehran-Iran
1 Jadidoleslami, Samereh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) Parallel impact of IPD and BIM approaches on facilitating constructability implementation. First International Conference on Building Information Modelling, 26-27 February 2018, Tehran-Iran
1 Takawira, Memory, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) An Evaluation of the Need to Address Skills Shortages in the South African Construction Industry through Automation. 10th CIDB Postgraduate Conference, 25-27 February 2018, Port Elizabeth-South Africa
1 Mutingwende, Ernest, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) Evaluating the Need to Assess Building Information Modelling Risks Associated with Preventive Maintenance of Building Services Installation. 10th CIDB Postgraduate Conference, 25-27 February 2018, Port Elizabeth-South Africa
1 Tinney, Duncan, Khuzwayo, Cynthia, Maloisane, Mpho, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) An Assessment on the Current Status of Building Information Modelling Policies and Standards in the South African Construction Industry. 10th CIDB Postgraduate Conference, 25-27 February 2018, Port Elizabeth-South Africa
1 Singh, Sarisha, Mayet, Ridhwaan, Ngubane, Frederick, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2018) An Assessment on Adoption of BIM by Quantity Surveyors in Bringing About Cost Efficiency through Waste Management. 10th CIDB Postgraduate Conference, 25-27 February 2018, Port Elizabeth-South Africa
1 Talebi, Donya, Saghatforoush, Ehsan. (2017) Evaluating the need for measuring maturity level of consulting engineers companies in applying Building Information Modelling. Fifth International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 26-28 December 2017, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran-Iran
1 Noghli, Farimah, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Forghani, Zahra. (2017) Evaluating the need to use Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach as a new alternative implementation system in developing countries. International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM2017), 19-21 September 2017, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
1 Shahraki, Shabnam, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Zare Ravasan, Ahad. (2017) Evaluating the need to determine and prioritize effective factors on the performance of building supervisors. International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM2017),19-21 September 2017, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
1 Rezaei, Sara, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikooravan, Hamidreza (2017) The need to identify strategies for management of risks for proper implementation of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the construction industry, International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development of Contemporary Iran,, 16 August 2017, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran – Iran
1 Olyaei, Maryam, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Aminsalehi, Farnaz (2017) The necessity of identifying effective factors on sustainable building covers in construction industry, International Conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development of Contemporary Iran, 16 August 2017, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran - Iran
1 Shabani, Nader, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Alinejad, Mahdi (2016) Using Integrated Project Delivery to Reduce Delays Caused by Existing Implementation Methods: A Case Study on Construction of Sewage System of the Area No.16 of Tehran, The 4th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 27-29 December 2016, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran – Iran
1 Hajialian, Amirhossein, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Moradpour, Ozra (2016) Exploring Influences of Organizational Commitments on Human Resource Functions in Critical Situations of Civil Companies, The 4th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 27-29 December 2016, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran - Iran
1 Karimzadeh, Behrouz, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Moradpour, Ozra (2016) Practical Solutions to Ease Claim Management Process in Infrastructure Projects: A Case study on Givi Dam Project, National Conference on Practical Researches in Modern Horizons of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 2-3 November 2016, Islamic Azad University, Boushehr Branch - Boushehr - Iran
1 Mahmoudi Farahani, Yasaman, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Jamali, Mohammadjavad, Alinejad, Mahdi (2016) Applying Building Information Modelling to Ease Human Resources Management in Residential Projects: A Case Study on Negin Residential Complex in Tehran, The 4th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 27-29 December 2016, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran - Iran
1 Aghakhani, Reyhaneh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Alinejad, Mahdi (2016) Partnering as an approach to reduce mismatching in civil project plans: A case study on the \"A\" accommodation-service complex, National Conference on Practical Researches in Modern Horizons of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 2-3 November 2016, Islamic Azad University, Boushehr Branch - Boushehr - Iran
1 Yousefi, Fatemeh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Moradpour, Ozra (2016) Assessment of reconstruction of time worn urban textures to optimize the abnormalities, and sustainable development: A case study on urban texture of region 8 in Tehran, The National Conference on Passive Defense & Sustainable Development, 3-4 October 2016, The Iranian Ministry of Interior Affairs Hall – Tehran - Iran
1 Jadidoleslami, Samereh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Kordestani Ghaleenoei, Nazanin, Preece, Christopher (2016) Benefits of using constructability, operability, and maintainability in infrastructure projects: A meta-synthesis, The CRICOM 21st International Conference on Advancement of Construction Management and Real State, 14-17 December 2016, The University of Hong Kong - Hong Kong
1 Rezaei, Sara, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Oliaei, Maryam, Alinejad, Mahdi (2016) Applying Building Information Modelling (BIM) to decrease inconsistencies between design and construction: A case study on hospital project, 1st International Conference on Applied Research in Structural Engineering and Construction Management, 21-22 September 2016, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran-Iran
1 Ataollahi, Elaheh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Moradpour, Ozra (2016) Use of constructability approach to improve construction safety, 1st International Conference on Applied Research in Structural Engineering and Construction Management, 21-22 September 2016, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran-Iran
1 Gerich, Khashayar, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Alinejad, Mahdi, Moradpour, Ozra (2016) Risk control management framework development in construction projects: A case study on development of Shalamcheh dock – Arvand Free Zone. In the 3rd International Conference on Recent Innovations in Civil Engineering, Architecture & Urban Planning, 8 September 2016, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran – Iran.
1 Bagheri, Seyedrezvan, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Moradpour, Ozra (2016) Human resource management in project-oriented organizations and companies active in the field of civil constructions. In the 3rd International Conference on Recent Innovations in Civil Engineering, Architecture & Urban Planning, 8 September 2016, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran – Iran.
1 Pourakbar Sabet, Naeim, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Samimpey, Rozita, Alinejad, Mahdi (2016) Applying value engineering technique to decrease project planning and design issues: A case study on A. B. Shopping Centre. In the 3th International Conference on New Research Achievements in Civil, Architectural and Urban Management, 16 September 2016, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran – Iran.
1 Kahvandi, Zahra, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Alinezhad, Mahdi, Preece, Christopher (2016) Analysis of research trends on benefits of implementing Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). In the International Conference on Civil, Mechanical Engineering and Construction Management (CMC2016), 8 December 2016, New Zealand Academy of Applied Research, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia.
1 Arfaeian, Marzieh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Ghourchi, Ali (2016) Assessment of fundamentals in applying MC: A case study on Kashan wastewater project. In the 3th International Conference on New Research Achievements in Civil, Architectural and Urban Management, 16 September 2016, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran – Iran.
1 Shahab Mozaffari, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Ghourchi, Ali (2016) Profitability analysis of construction of green zones in time-worn textures. In the First International Comprehensive Competition Conference on Engineering Sciences in Iran, 8 September 2016, Anzali Free Trade Zone – Iran.
1 Hamed Hosseini, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Ghourchi, Ali (2016) Assessment of the need for market study within the construction project portfolio management. In the First International Comprehensive Competition Conference on Engineering Sciences in Iran, 8 September 2016, Anzali Free Trade Zone – Iran.
1 Fallah, Mohammad, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Moradpour, Ozra (2016) Managing optimization of wastewater treatment plant performance to reduce domestic wastewater using activated sludge, Conference on New Researches in Sciences and Engineering, 1 and 2 June 2016, Allameh Rafiei Institute of Higher Education, Qazvin – Iran
1 Arbabi, Omid, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikouravan, Hamidreza, Mahoud, Mohammad (2016) Identification and exploration of the barriers for constructability, operability and maintainability implementation in the infrastructure projects using meta-synthesis method, Conference on New Researches in Sciences and Engineering, 1 and 2 June 2016, Allameh Rafiei Institute of Higher Education, Qazvin – Iran
1 Samimpey, Rozita, Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2016) Assessment of the need for exploration of constructability implementation process using BIM in the country construction industry, 2nd International Conference on New Research Achievements in Civil, Architectural and Urban Management, 20 May 2016, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran – Iran
1 Ghourchi, Ali, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Keshavarzi, Armin (2016) Management of claims through preventive contractual considerations. In the International conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Cityscape, 28 July 2016, Istanbul University-Turkey.
1 Ghourchi, Ali, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Keshavarzi, Armin (2016) An assessment of influential factors on safety of construction projects to prevent fatalities. In the International conference on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Cityscape, 28 July 2016, Istanbul University-Turkey.
1 Ezy, Mahnaz, Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2016) Assessment of the need for exploration and use of the Off Site Manufacturing (OSM) concept in the country construction industry, 2nd International Conference on New Research Achievements in Civil, Architectural and Urban Management, 19 May 2016, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran – Iran
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Jadidoleslami, Samereh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Heravi Torbati, Amirhossein, Athari Nikouravan, Hamidreza (2016) Provision of solutions to ease project implementation using the constructability principles, 1st International Conference on Applied Researches in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management, 10 to 11 March 2016, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran – Iran

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Kordestani, Nazanin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikouravan, Hamidreza (2016) Identification and assessment of strategies for entrance of maintenance contractors to the preliminary studies, design and construction in infrastructure projects, 1st International Conference on Applied Researches in Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Management, 10 to 11 March 2016, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Tehran – Iran

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Nikkhah, Ezzatollah, Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2015) To explore and assess the need for onsite supervision in the EPC projects, 3rd International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 29 to 31 December 2015, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran – Iran

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Arbabi, Omid, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikouravan, Hamidreza (2015) Assessment of the need for Constructability, Operability and Maintainability implementation within the Iranian construction industry, 3rd International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 29 to 31 December 2015, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran – Iran

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Jadidoleslami, Samereh, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Heravi Torbati, Amirhossein, Athari Nikouravan, Hamidreza (2015) Assessing Barriers to the implementation of the concept of constructability in the construction industry, 3rd International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 29 to 31 December 2015, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran – Iran

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Kordestani, Nazanin, Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Athari Nikouravan, Hamidreza (2015) Identification and assessment of the entrance barriers of maintenance contractors to the preliminary studies, design and construction in infrastructure projects, 3rd International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture and Urban Development, 29 to 31 December 2015, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran – Iran

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Ghourchi, Ali, Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2015) Influence of professional ethics on project managers to achieve the aims of development company projects, 13th International Management Conference, 23rd and 24th December 2015, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran-Iran

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Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Ghourchi, Ali (2015) Assessment of the constructability concept effectiveness within infrastructure projects, and the need to extend it to include operability and maintainability concepts, 2nd International Conference on Management in 21st Century, 14th August 2015, IRIB International Conference Center, Tehran – Iran

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Mahmoudi, Siamak, Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2015) Assessment of Challenges and Barriers against common Information Systems in Contracting Firms and organizations, 2nd International Conference on Management in 21st Century, 14th August 2015, IRIB International Conference Center, Tehran - Iran

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Bijani, Babak, Safdari, Rasoul, Karimi, Mahdi & Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2014) A study on management, repair and maintenance of machineries, and their influences on project cost reductions. In the 1st National Conference on Sustainable Development in Geographic and Planning, Architecture and Urbanization, Razi Hall, Tehtan-Iran

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Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Trigunarsyah, Bambang, & Too, Eric G. (2012) Assessment of operability and maintainability success factors in provision of extended constructability principles. In 9th International Congress on Civil Engineering, 8-10 May 2012, Isfahan-Iran.

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Heravitorbati, Amirhossein, Coffey, Vaughan, Trigunarsyah, Bambang, & Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2011) Examination of process to develop a framework for better implementation of quality practices in building projects. In 2nd International Conference on Construction and Project Management (ICCPM 2011), 16-18 September 2011, Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel, Singapore.

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Heravitorbati, Amirhossein, Coffey, Vaughan, Trigunarsyah, Bambang, & Saghatforoush, Ehsan (2011) Evaluating the influences of stakeholder management on construction project quality. In 1st International Construction Business & Management Symposium, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

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Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Trigunarsyah, Bambang, Too, Eric G., & Heravitorbati, Amirhossein (2011) Extending constructability concept to include operation and maintenance issues. In 1st International Construction Business & Management Symposium, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

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Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Trigunarsyah, Bambang, Too, Eric G., & Heravitorbati, Amirhossein (2011) Effectiveness of constructability concept in the provision of infrastructure assets. In Cowled, C (Ed.) In 1st International Postgraduate Conference on Engineering, Designing and Developing the Built Environment for Sustainable Wellbeing, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, pp. 175-180.

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Saghatforoush, Ehsan, Hassim, Salihudin, Saleh Jaafar, Mohd., & Trigunarsyah, Bambang (2010) Critical constructability activities in building projects. In 6th International Project Management Conference, Milad Tower, Tehran.



Supervisory Experience

1 Principal Supervisor - Shoniwa, Kuda (2018), A Framework to reduce construction claims in capital projects using an Integrated Project Delivery collaborative decision making approach
1 Principal Supervisor - Gaorekwe, Keitumetse (2018), A Framework for improving building maintenance planning in Community Residential Units through applying BIM
1 Principal Supervisor - Masuku, Hlengiwe (2018), A Framework for measuring maturity levels of construction companies in applying BIM in South Africa
1 Principal Supervisor - Ernest Mutingwende (2018), Assessment of risks associated with Building Information Modelling in preventive maintenance of building services installation – University of the Witwatersrand – Johannesburg, South Africa
1 Principal Supervisor - Memory Takawira (2018), Addressing skills shortages in the South African construction industry though automation – University of the Witwatersrand – Johannesburg, South Africa
1 Principal Supervisor – Mahdi Hashemi (2018), A Framework to Enhance operability and maintainability implementation using Building Information Modelling (BIM) capabilities – Alaodoleh Semnani University - Garmsar
1 Principal Supervisor – Golnaz Shahbazlou (2018), An assessment on Building Information Modelling (BIM) capabilities on improving human resources management during the construction phase – Alaodoleh Semnani University - Garmsar
1 Principal Supervisor – Mohammadamin Jabalameli (2018), An assessment of reworks reductions as the result of Building Information Modelling implementation in hospital reform projects – MehrAlborz University - Tehran
1 Principal Supervisor – Sara Rezaei (2018), To present solutions for management of the risks in implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) from the project stakeholders perspective – MehrAlborz University - Tehran
1 Principal Supervisor – Maryam Oliaei (2017), Identification and categorization of factors affecting cheaper green building covers – MehrAlborz University - Tehran
1 Principal Supervisor – Shabnam Shahraki (2017), Identification and categorization of factors affecting the building supervisor performance – MehrAlborz University - Tehran
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Associate Supervisor – Mohsen Nabavi (2017), Project management approach under uncertainty by integrating the EVM and risk analysis – MehrAlborz University - Tehran

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Principal Supervisor – Mahnaz Ezy (2017), Efficient Construction: Assessment of the barriers, enablers and integration processes required for introducing offsite manufacturing in the Iranian Construction industry – MehrAlborz University - Tehran

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Principal Supervisor – Rozita Samimpey (2017), The integrative role of project management office to provide sustainable construction infrastructure projects – MehrAlborz University - Tehran

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Principal Supervisor – Samereh Jadidoleslami (2016), Using IPD to Reduce Changes and Reworks and Ease constructability implementation in Tehran Mass-Construction Projects – MehrAlborz University - Tehran

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Principal Supervisor – Nazanin Kordestani Ghalenoei (2016), A Framework to Enhance Maintenance Contractors’ Participation in the Design and Construction Implementation Stages of Road Projects – MehrAlborz University - Tehran

1 Principal Supervisor – Omid Arbabi (2016), A Framework to Enhance Application of the Constructability, Operability and Maintainability Concepts in Health Infrastructure Projects in Tehran – MehrAlborz University - Tehran
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Associate Supervisor – Siamak Mahmoudi (2015), Analytical study of the challenges and barriers to creating value through information systems in construction projects in Tehran contracting company – MehrAlborz University - Tehran