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Dr. Malik Khalfan

Dr. Malik Khalfan

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering

Address: P.O. Box: 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971 (0)2 501 8437

Fax: +971-(0)2- 447-2442

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Dr Malik M.A. Khalfan is an Associate Professor at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi. Prior to joining Khalifa University, he worked at RMIT University, Melbourne, Loughborough and Salford Universities in the UK. He is also serving as a visiting faculty at VTC Hong Kong, SIM University Singapore and RMIT University in Vietnam. Dr. Khalfan holds a Ph.D. from Loughborough University in application of operations management concepts such as concurrent engineering within the construction industry. He is a full member of Australian Institute of Building (AIB), an Associate of Green Building Council for Australia and the joint coordinator of CIB Working Commission W102 -  Knowledge Management in Construction.

Dr Khalfan has more than 18 years of research, teaching, consultancy and construction industry experience by working in the UK, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia and the UAE. He has published more than 150 publications including industry reports, book chapters and papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He also served as the Director of a consulting company in the UK for 3 years. He has taught several management related courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels and also served as Director of Master Program in Project Management at RMIT University.

  • PGCert. in Postgraduate Supervision, RMIT University, Australia, 2010
  • PGCert .in Higher Education Practice and Research, University of Salford, UK, 2008
  • Ph.D. in Construction Management, Loughborough University, UK, 2001
  • M.Sc. in Construction Project Management, Loughborough University, UK, 1999
  • B.Engg. in Civil Engineering, NED University, Pakistan, 1998
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Engineering Economics

  • Construction Project Management

Dr. Khalfan has co-led several funded research projects in Australia and the UK. He is author / co-author of more than 150 publications including 60 Journal papers. He has presented his research work at many conferences and served on the editorial board and review committees of several journals. His research areas include construction and project management, knowledge management, supply chain management, procurement management, operations management, sustainable development, and leadership. He has supervised 3 PhD students to completion. He was also the Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Fellow at National University Singapore (NUS) in 2007. Because of his achievement, he was listed in the 30th edition of Marquis "Who's Who in the World” in 2013.

Selected publications: 

  • Alshanbri, N.; Khalfan, M.and Maqsood, T. (2016) Retention of knowledge within the private sector organizations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Middle East Journal of Business, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 18 – 31.

  • Rahmani, F; Khalfan, M; Maqsood, T. (2016), Lessons learnt from the use of relationship-based procurement methods in Australia: clients’ perspectives, Construction Economics and Building, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 1 – 13.

  • Alshanbri, N.; Maqsood, T. and Khalfan, M. (2016), Mr Expat, you are fired! Employees’ replacement case study from the Middle East, Middle East Journal of Management, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 49 – 71.

  • Rahmani, F; Khalfan, M; Maqsood, T. (2016), Analysing the drivers for Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) adoption by construction clients, International Journal of Procurement Management (IJPM), Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 373 – 397.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; Maqsood, T.; and Noor, M. A. (2014); Relationships among supply chain participants: The case of Australia and Malaysia, International Journal of Procurement Management (IJPM), Inderscience Publishers, United Kingdom, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 376-390 ISSN: 1753-8432

  • Khalfan, M. M. A. and Maqsood, T. (2014) , Current State of Off-Site Manufacturing in Australian and Chinese Residential Construction, Journal of Construction Engineering, Article ID 164863, 5 pages, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/164863

  • Boyd, N.; Khalfan, M. M. A. and  Maqsood, T.; (2013); Off-Site Construction of Apartment Buildings, ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp. 51 – 57.

  • Noor, M. A.; Khalfan, M. M. A. and Maqsood, T. (2013), The role of procurement practices in effective implementation of infrastructure projects in Pakistan, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 802 – 8 26.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; Alshanbri, N. and Maqsood, T. (2013), Relationships Among Supply Chain Participants in Malaysia, Malaysian Construction Research Journal – MCRJ, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 49-67.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A. and Maqsood, T. (2012); Supply Chain Capital in Construction Industry – Coining the term, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Vol. 5, Issue 2, pp. 300 – 310.

  • Arif, M.; Khalfan, M. M. A.; Barnard, J. H. and Heller, N. A.; (2012);  Assessing Knowledge Retention in Construction Organisations: Cases from the UAE, Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 71 – 85.

  • Noor, M. A.; Khalfan, M. M. A. and Maqsood, T., (2012), Methods used to procure infrastructure projects in Pakistan: an overview, International Journal of Procurement Management (IJPM), Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 733 – 752.

  • Azhar, S., Khalfan, M. M. A. and Maqsood, T., (2012), Building Information Modelling (BIM), now and beyond, Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 15 – 28. 

  • Ling, F. Y. Y.; Kumaraswamy, M. M.; Dulaimi M. F.; and Khalfan, M. (2011); Public-private partnerships: overcoming project implementation problems faced by public clients and private players in infrastructure projects in Singapore, International Journal of Construction Management, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 63 – 77.

  • Khalfan, M. M.A. (2011); Supply Chain Integration through Innovative Procurement, Malaysian Construction Research Journal - MCRJ – Vol, 8, Issue 1, pp.  52 – 70.

  • Khalfan, M. M.A.; and Maqsood, T. (2011); Attitudes towards social and economic aspects of sustainable construction amongst construction contractors, International Journal of Construction Project Management, Vol. 3, issue 3, pp. 243 – 255.

  • Oyegoke, A. S.; Khalfan, M. M.A. and Maqsood, T. (2011); Supply Chain Integration: Myths and Realities; Malaysian Construction Research Journal - MCRJ – Vol, 8, Issue 1, pp.  35 – 51.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; Maqsood, T.; and Arif, M. (2011); Relationships Among Supply Chain Participants in different methods of project procurement, Malaysian Construction Research Journal - MCRJ – Vol, 9, Issue 2, pp. 73 – 88.

  • Gharineiat, Z. and Khalfan, M. M. A.; (2011); Using the Geographic Information System (GIS) in the Sustainable Transportation, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Issue 59, Nov. 2011, pp. 855 – 861.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; Maqsood, T. and Muhammad Ali Noor (2011); Attitude towards Sustainable Construction amongst Construction Contractors, Built Environment Journal  (BEJ),  Vol. 8, No. 2, 17 – 42. (Also Online: http://rmi.uitm.edu.my/images/stories/BEJ/July2011/chap2_20117.pdf)

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; Kashyap, M.; Li, X. and Abbott, C. (2010); Knowledge management in construction supply chain integration, Special Edition on: "Supply Chain Management and Knowledge Management", International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations (IJNVO), Vol. 7, No. 2/3, pp. 207 – 221.

  • Ibrahim, A. D.; Price, A. D. F.; Khalfan, M. M. A. and Dainty, A. R. J. (2010); Construction procurement strategies of National Health Service in the UK, Journal of Public Procurement, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 31 – 67.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; Arif, M.; Kashyap, M.; and Asad, S. (2010), Implementing Innovation within the UK Construction Industry, The Journal of Quantity Surveying & Construction Business, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 24 – 42.

  • Khalfan, M. M.A.; Eriksson, P.; Oyegoke, A. S. and Maqsood, T. (2010); Supply chain management in Construction: Case studies from the UK, Sweden, and Finland, International Journal of Construction Project Management, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 157 – 173.

  • Arif, M.; Egbu, C. O.; Alom, O. and Khalfan, M. M. A.; (2009) Measuring Knowledge Retention: A Case Study of a Construction Consultancy in the UAE, Engineering Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 92 – 108.

  • Arif, M.; Egbu, C. O.; Haleem, A.; Ebohon, J. and Khalfan, M. M. A. (2009); Green Construction in India: Gaining a Deeper Understanding, ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp. 10 – 13.

  • Potbhare, V.; Syal, M.; Arif, M.; Khalfan, M. M. A and Egbu, C. (2009), Emergence of Green Building Guidelines in Developed Countries and their Impact on India, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 7, Issue 1, pp. 99 – 121.

  • Oyegoke, A. S.; Dickinson, M.; Khalfan M. M. A.; McDermott, P.; and Rowlinson, S. (2009), Construction project procurement routes: an in-depth critique, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Vol. 2, Issue 3, pp. 338 – 354.

  • Arif, M.; Egbu, C. O.; Haleem, A.; Kulonda, D. and Khalfan, M. M. A. (2009); State of Green Construction in India: Drivers and Challenges, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 7, No.2, pp. 223 – 234.

  • Oyegoke, A. S.; Khalfan, M. M. A.; McDermott, P. and Dickinson, M. (2009), Relationship between key performance variables in prevalent procurement routes in Finland, International Journal of Construction Project Management, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 15 – 24.

  • Oyegoke, A. S.; Khalfan, M. M. A.; McDermott, P. and Dickinson, M.; (2008) Managing risk and uncertainty in an agile construction environment: application of agile building specialist model, International Journal of Agile Systems and Management (IJASM), Vol. 3, No.3/4, pp. 248 – 262.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; McDermott, P.; Li, X.; Arif, M. and Kashyap, M. (2008) Developing Innovative Procurement Strategies to Integrate Suppliers and Manufacturers within Construction Industry, International Journal of Value Chain Management  (IJVCM), Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 358 – 370. 

  • Chen, Z.; Li, H.; Ross, A.; Khalfan, M. M. A.  and Kong, S. C.W. (2008), A Knowledge-driven ANP Approach to Sustainable Procurements, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Volume 134, Issue 12, pp. 928 – 941

  • Kumaraswamy, M. M.; Ling, F. Y. Y.; Khalfan, M. M. A.; and Dulaimi M. F. (2008), Public Private Partnerships: case study of critical failure factors in formulation and implementation, Journal of Construction Procurement, Vol 14, No. 2, pp. 135 - 144.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; Arif, M. and Hani, A. (2008); Integration of Suppliers and Manufacturers within Construction Supply Chains through Innovative Procurement Strategies, Journal – King Abdul Aziz University Journal of Engineering, Vol. 19, No. 2 (online: http://www.kau.edu.sa/AccessPage.aspx?Site_ID=320&lng=EN&SYS_ID=188&URL=www.kau.edu.sa&URL=www.kau.edu.sa).

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; (2008) Rejuvenation of Public Sector Procurement through Framework Agreements:  A case study from the UK; Market Forces, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 50 – 57.

  • Swan, W. and Khalfan, M. M. A. (2007), Mutual Objective Setting for Partnering Projects in the Public Sector, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 119 – 130.

  • Eriksson, P. E.; Dickinson, M.; and Khalfan, M. M. A. (2007), Partnering and procurement effects on subcontractor involvement and innovation, Facilities, Vol. 25 No. 5/6, pp. 203 – 214.

  • Asad, S. and Khalfan, M. M. A. (2007), Integration of Sustainability Issues within Construction Processes, The Emirates Journal for Engineering Research (EJER), Vol 12, Issue 2, pp. 11 – 21, ISSN: 1022-9892.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A.; McDermott, P.; and Swan, W. (2007) Building Trust in Construction Projects, Supply Chain Management: an International Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 6, pp. 385 – 391.

  • Swan, W; McDermott, P.; Khalfan, M. M. A. (2007), The Application of Social Network Analysis to Identify Trust Based Networks in Construction, International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp.369 – 382.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A. Oyegoke, A. S.; McDermott, P. and Dickinson, M. (2007), Impact of Innovative Procurement on Agility within Construction Industry, Special Issue on: “Agile Organisations and Supply Chains: Performance and Strategy”, International Journal of Agile Systems and Management (IJASM), Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 393 – 405.

  • Khalfan, M. M. A. (2006), Managing sustainability within construction projects, Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management (JEAPM), Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 41 – 60.