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Cloud computing in construction industry: Use cases, benefits and challenges (2020)
Journal Article
Bello, S., Oyedele, L., Akinade, O., Davila Delgado, M., Bilal, M., Akanbi, L., …Owolabi, H. (in press). Cloud computing in construction industry: Use cases, benefits and challenges. Automation in Construction,

Cloud computing technologies have revolutionised several industries (such as aerospace, manufacturing, automobile, retail, etc.) for several years. Although the construction industry is well placed to also leverage these technologies for competitive... Read More about Cloud computing in construction industry: Use cases, benefits and challenges.

Deep learning in the construction industry: A review of present status and future innovations (2020)
Journal Article
Akinosho, T. D., Oyedele, L. O., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A. O., Delgado, M. D., Akinade, O. O., & Ahmed, A. A. (2020). Deep learning in the construction industry: A review of present status and future innovations. Journal of Building Engineering, 32, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101827

The construction industry is known to be overwhelmed with resource planning, risk management and logistic challenges which often result in design defects, project delivery delays, cost overruns and contractual disputes. These challenges have instigat... Read More about Deep learning in the construction industry: A review of present status and future innovations.

Life cycle assessment approach for renewable multi-energy system: A comprehensive analysis (2020)
Journal Article
Luo, X., Oyedele, L. O., Owolabi, H. A., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A. O., & Akinade, O. O. (2020). Life cycle assessment approach for renewable multi-energy system: A comprehensive analysis. Energy Conversion and Management, 224, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2020.113354

In response to the gradual degradation of natural sources, there is a growing interest in adopting renewable resources for various building energy supply. In this study, a comprehensive life cycle assessment approach is proposed for a renewable multi... Read More about Life cycle assessment approach for renewable multi-energy system: A comprehensive analysis.

A framework for big data analytics approach to failure prediction of construction firms (2020)
Journal Article
Alaka, H. A., Oyedele, L. O., Owolabi, H. A., Bilal, M., Ajayi, S. O., & Akinade, O. O. (2020). A framework for big data analytics approach to failure prediction of construction firms. Applied Computing and Informatics, 16(1/2), 207-222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aci.2018.04.003

This study explored use of big data analytics (BDA) to analyse data of a large number of construction firms to develop a construction business failure prediction model (CB-FPM). Careful analysis of literature revealed financial ratios as the best for... Read More about A framework for big data analytics approach to failure prediction of construction firms.

Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings (2020)
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Luo, X., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Akinade, O. O., Delgado, J. M. D., Owolabi, H. A., & Ahmed, A. (2020). Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings. Energy and AI, 2, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyai.2020.100015

A genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture (GA-DFNN) is proposed for both day-ahead hourly and week-ahead daily electricity consumption of a real-world campus building in the United Kingdom. Due to the comprehensive r... Read More about Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings.

Comparative study of machine learning-based multi-objective prediction framework for multiple building energy loads (2020)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., & Akinade, O. O. (2020). Comparative study of machine learning-based multi-objective prediction framework for multiple building energy loads. Sustainable Cities and Society, 61, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102283

Buildings are one of the significant sources of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission in urban areas all over the world. Lighting control and building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) are two effective measures in reducing overall primary ener... Read More about Comparative study of machine learning-based multi-objective prediction framework for multiple building energy loads.

Feature extraction and genetic algorithm enhanced adaptive deep neural network for energy consumption prediction in buildings (2020)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Akinade, O. O., Owolabi, H. A., & Ahmed, A. (2020). Feature extraction and genetic algorithm enhanced adaptive deep neural network for energy consumption prediction in buildings. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 131, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.109980

Accurate forecast of energy consumption is essential in building energy management. Owing to the variation of outdoor weather condition among different seasons, year-round historical weather profile is needed to investigate its feature thoroughly. Da... Read More about Feature extraction and genetic algorithm enhanced adaptive deep neural network for energy consumption prediction in buildings.

Two-stage capacity optimization approach of multi-energy system considering its optimal operation (2020)
Journal Article
Luo, X., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., & Ajayi, A. O. (2020). Two-stage capacity optimization approach of multi-energy system considering its optimal operation. Energy and AI, 1, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyai.2020.100005

With the depletion of fossil fuel and climate change, multi-energy systems have attracted widespread attention in buildings. Multi-energy systems, fuelled by renewable energy, including solar and biomass energy, are gaining increasing adoption in com... Read More about Two-stage capacity optimization approach of multi-energy system considering its optimal operation.

3D pattern identification approach for cooling load profiles in different buildings (2020)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O., & Ajayi, A. O. (2020). 3D pattern identification approach for cooling load profiles in different buildings. Journal of Building Engineering, 31, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101339

© 2020 Elsevier Ltd Building energy conservation has gained increasing concern owing to its large portion of energy consumption and great potential of energy saving. In-depth understanding of representative patterns of daily cooling load profile will... Read More about 3D pattern identification approach for cooling load profiles in different buildings.

Optimised Big Data analytics for health and safety hazards prediction in power infrastructure operations (2020)
Journal Article
Ajayi, A., Oyedele, L., Akinade, O., Bilal, M., Akanbi, L., Delgado, J. M. D., & Owolabi, H. (2020). Optimised Big Data analytics for health and safety hazards prediction in power infrastructure operations. Safety Science, 125, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104656

© 2020 Elsevier Ltd Forecasting imminent accidents in power infrastructure projects require a robust and accurate prediction model to trigger a proactive strategy for risk mitigation. Unfortunately, getting ready-made machine learning algorithms to e... Read More about Optimised Big Data analytics for health and safety hazards prediction in power infrastructure operations.

Risk mitigation in PFI/PPP project finance: A framework model for financiers’ bankability criteria (2019)
Journal Article
Owolabi, H., Oyedele, L., Alaka, H., Ajayi, S., Bilal, M., & Akinade, O. (2020). Risk mitigation in PFI/PPP project finance: A framework model for financiers’ bankability criteria. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 10(1), 28-49. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-09-2018-0120

Purpose: Earlier studies on risk evaluation in private finance initiative and public private partnerships (PFI/PPP) projects have focussed more on quantitative approaches despite increasing call for contextual understanding of the bankability of risk... Read More about Risk mitigation in PFI/PPP project finance: A framework model for financiers’ bankability criteria.

Design for deconstruction using a circular economy approach: Barriers and strategies for improvement (2019)
Journal Article
Akinade, O., Oyedele, L., Oyedele, A., Davila Delgado, J. M., Bilal, M., Akanbi, L., …Owolabi, H. (2020). Design for deconstruction using a circular economy approach: Barriers and strategies for improvement. Production Planning and Control, 31(10), 829-840. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2019.1695006

This study explores the current practices of Design for Deconstruction (DfD) as a strategy for achieving circular economy. Keeping in view the opportunities accruable from DfD, a review of the literature was carried out and six focus group interviews... Read More about Design for deconstruction using a circular economy approach: Barriers and strategies for improvement.

Deep learning models for health and safety risk prediction in power infrastructure projects (2019)
Journal Article
Ajayi, A., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H., Akinade, O., Bilal, M., Davila Delgado, J. M., & Akanbi, L. (2020). Deep learning models for health and safety risk prediction in power infrastructure projects. Risk Analysis, 40(10), 2019-2039. https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13425

Inappropriate management of Health and safety (H&S) risk in power infrastructure projects can result in occupational accidents and equipment damage. Accidents at work have detrimental effects on workers, company, and the general public. Despite the a... Read More about Deep learning models for health and safety risk prediction in power infrastructure projects.

Big data analytics system for costing power transmission projects (2019)
Journal Article
Delgado, J. M. D., Oyedele, L., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A., Akanbi, L., & Akinade, O. (2020). Big data analytics system for costing power transmission projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 146(1), https://doi.org/10.1061...%29CO.1943-7862.0001745

© 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers. Inaccurate cost estimates have significant impacts on the final cost of power transmission projects and erode profits. Methods for cost estimation have been investigated thoroughly, but they are not used wi... Read More about Big data analytics system for costing power transmission projects.

A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator (2019)
Journal Article
Poghosyan, A., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., Akinade, O., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., & Behm, M. (2020). A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator. Safety Science, 122, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2019.104516

It has been established that design contributes to the occurrence of occupational injuries and illnesses in the construction sector. This has resulted in the need for designers to implement design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH), which is... Read More about A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator.

Critical success factors for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP megaprojects (2019)
Journal Article
Owolabi, H. A., Oyedele, L. O., Alaka, H. A., Ajayi, S. O., Akinade, O. O., & Bilal, M. (2020). Critical success factors for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP megaprojects. Journal of Management in Engineering, 36(1), https://doi.org/10.1061...%29ME.1943-5479.0000717

© 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers. This study investigates project financiers' perspectives on the bankability of completion risk in private finance initiative and public-private partnership (PFI/PPP) megaprojects. Using a mixed methodology... Read More about Critical success factors for ensuring bankable completion risk in PFI/PPP megaprojects.

Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption (2019)
Journal Article
Davila Delgado, J. M., Oyedele, L., Ajayi, A., Akanbi, L., Akinade, L., Bilal, M., & Owolabi, H. (2019). Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption. Journal of Building Engineering, 26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100868

© 2019 The Authors The construction industry is a major economic sector, but it is plagued with inefficiencies and low productivity. Robotics and automated systems have the potential to address these shortcomings; however, the level of adoption in th... Read More about Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption.

Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria (2019)
Presentation / Conference
kadiri, K. (2019, June). Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

A city is a large human settlement that have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organizations and businesses, sometimes b... Read More about Smart Cities Implementation: Challenges in Nigeria.

Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees (2019)
Journal Article
Agboola, A., Owolabi, H., Oyedele, L., Alaka, H., Ajayi, S., Akinade, O., & Bilal, M. (2019). Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees. World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 15(3), 239-258. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJEMSD-05-2018-0055

Purpose: Although the UK Guarantee Scheme for Infrastructures (UKGSI) was introduced in 2012 to address the huge financing gap for critical infrastructures, PFI sponsors have so far guaranteed only few projects. Many stakeholders in the project finan... Read More about Stimulating the attractiveness of PFI/PPPs using public sector guarantees.