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Big data innovation and diffusion in projects teams: Towards a conflict prevention culture (2020)
Journal Article
Oyedele, A., Owolabi, H. A., Oyedele, L. O., & Olawale, O. A. (2020). Big data innovation and diffusion in projects teams: Towards a conflict prevention culture. Developments in the Built Environment, 3, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100016

Despite the enormous literature on how team conflicts can be managed and resolved, this study diverges, by examining factors that facilitate conflict prevention culture in project teams, especially when introducing Big Data Technology. Relying on fin... Read More about Big data innovation and diffusion in projects teams: Towards a conflict prevention culture.

Project reputation in construction: A process-based perspective of construction practitioners in the UK (2020)
Journal Article
Olawale, O., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H., Gbadamosi, A., & Kusimo, H. (in press). Project reputation in construction: A process-based perspective of construction practitioners in the UK. International Journal of Construction Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2020.1783598

The overall aim of this study is to elicit the perspective of practitioners (e.g., architects, civil engineers, building engineers, structural engineers and quantity surveyors) on the process-related factors influencing the project reputation of cons... Read More about Project reputation in construction: A process-based perspective of construction practitioners in the UK.

Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects (2020)
Journal Article
Olawale, O. A., Oyedele, L. O., & Owolabi, H. A. (in press). Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-10-2019-0255

© 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to commence the discourse on the non-inclusiveness of the dynamics of reputation within the construction industry by identifying and examining the key product and process drive... Read More about Construction practitioners’ perception of key drivers of reputation in mega-construction projects.

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.

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.

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.

Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Olawale, O., Oyedele, L., Owolabi, H., Kusimo, H., Gbadamosi, A., Akinosho, T., …Kadiri, K. (2019, July). Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

Over the years, the world has moved towards an unprecedented level of urbanisation as half of the world’s total population live in cities. This trajectory of rapid urbanisation has greatly improved the modern economy as well as the standard of living... Read More about Complexities of smart city project success: A study of real-life case studies.

The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., & Olawale, O. (2019, July). The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

The construction industry is the least digitised sector in the world and it contributes significantly less, in terms of productivity, to the global economy than its average potential. Current trends in the construction industry are aimed at leveragin... Read More about The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction.

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.

Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Monyei, C. G., Akinade, O. O., & Akanbi, L. A. (2019). Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 41, 100926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2019.100926

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The emerging technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data can be utilised to derive knowledge and support applications for energy-efficient buildings. Effective prediction of heating and cooling demands is fundamental... Read More about Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands.

Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., & Fong, K. F. (2019). Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles. Journal of Power Sources, 429, 127-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.095

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. In hot-humid cities, conventional trigeneration can be reduced to combined cooling and power system. Solid oxide fuel cell is a high-temperature prime mover with high electrical efficiency, its efficiency may be further boosted u... Read More about Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles.

Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain (2019)
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Davila Delgado, J. M. (2019). Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain

The Vision Network, a mix of academics and industry experts, conducted a study into the levels of adoption of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies in the UK’s Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) sectors. A mixed... Read More about Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain.

Integrating construction supply chains within a circular economy: An ANFIS-based waste analytics system (A-WAS) (2019)
Journal Article
Akinade, O. O., & Oyedele, L. O. (2019). Integrating construction supply chains within a circular economy: An ANFIS-based waste analytics system (A-WAS). Journal of Cleaner Production, 229, 863-873. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.04.232

© 2019 The circular economy agenda makes it paramount for construction supply chains to reduce material waste. Although a collaborative platform called Building Information Modelling (BIM) offers a means of supply chains integration, it has not been... Read More about Integrating construction supply chains within a circular economy: An ANFIS-based waste analytics system (A-WAS).

Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south (2019)
Journal Article
Monyei, C. G., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., & Luo, X. J. (2019). Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south. Energy Research and Social Science, 54, 113-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2019.04.005

© 2019 The unavailability of tangible policy benchmarks continues to mitigate against sustainable electrification in the global south. Furthermore, incoherent policy benchmarks as to what should constitute clean energy allow for varying interpretatio... Read More about Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south.

Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., & Fong, K. F. (2019). Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application. Applied Energy, 242, 570-587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.03.149

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The multi-energy system that contains the highly coupled energy supply equipment units can be adopted to simultaneously satisfy the cooling, heating and electrical energy demands. Owing to the complex nature of multiple supplies a... Read More about Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application.

Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy (2019)
Journal Article
Akanbi, L. A., Oyedele, L. O., Omoteso, K., Bilal, M., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., …Owolabi, H. A. (2019). Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 223, 386-396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.03.172

© 2019 Despite the relevance of building information modelling for simulating building performance at various life cycle stages, Its use for assessing the end-of-life impacts is not a common practice. Even though the global sustainability and circula... Read More about Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy.

Changing significance of embodied energy: A comparative study of material specifications and building energy sources (2019)
Journal Article
Ajayi, S. O., Oyedele, L. O., & Ilori, O. M. (2019). Changing significance of embodied energy: A comparative study of material specifications and building energy sources. Journal of Building Engineering, 23, 324-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.02.008

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd Despite the increasing significance of embodied impacts of buildings, efforts to reduce their environmental footprints have been concentrated on the operational impacts of buildings. This study investigates the changing significan... Read More about Changing significance of embodied energy: A comparative study of material specifications and building energy sources.

Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonization (2019)
Journal Article
Monyei, C. G., Sovacool, B. K., Brown, M. A., Jenkins, K. E. H., Viriri, S., & Li, Y. (2019). Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonization. Electricity Journal, 32(1), 47-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2019.01.005

Drawing from examples in Germany, California, and Australia, we show that large scale integration of renewable energy in existing electricity grids does not necessarily lead to cheaper electricity, the strengthening of energy security, or the enhance... Read More about Justice, poverty, and electricity decarbonization.



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