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Dr Temitope Egbelakin PhD

Senior Lecturer in Building Technology

School of Engineering and Advanced Technology

Dr. Temitope Egbelakin - A prolific researcher and educator, currently lecturing at the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University, New Zealand. She has been engaged in active research in Natural hazard and disaster emergency management, environmental sustainability and construction project management. Temitope is a regular reviewer for several journals, has published widely in international refereed journals and served as a consultant in several organisations. Temitope is an Associate Member of the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) and a member of the Women in Construction Organisation (NAWIC).

 

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 etx 43573
    Location: 7, Building 106
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering - The University of Auckland, New Zealand (2013)
  • Master of Science in Project Management (Construction) - National University of Singapore, Singapore (2007)
  • Master of Environmental Design - University of Lagos, Nigeria (2004)
  • Bachelor of Science in Architecure - Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria (2001)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Natural hazard and Disaster Emergency Management

Construction project management

Sustainable and affordable housing

Environmental sustainability

Behavioural and Decision Sciences 

 

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Architecture (120100): Building (120200): Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201): Built Environment And Design (120000):
Civil Engineering (090500):
Cognitive Sciences (170200):
Construction Engineering (090502):
Decision Making (170202):
Earthquake Engineering (090504): Engineering (090000):
Housing Markets, Development, Management (120503):
Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000):
Urban and Regional Planning (120500)

Keywords

Natural hazard and Disaster Emergency Management

Construction project management

Environmental sustainability

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 5 3

Current Projects

Project Title: Urban: Resilient Cities

Date Range: 2015 - 2019

Funding Body: University of Auckland

Project Team:

Research Outputs

Journal

Yakubu, E., Egbelakin, TK., Dmytro Dizhur, ., Jason Ingham, ., Kenneth Sungho Park, ., & Phipps, R. (2017). Why are older inner-city buildings vacant? Implications for town centre regeneration. Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal. 11(1), 1-16
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.Contributed to by: Phipps, R.
Rasheed, EN., Byrd, H., Money, B., Mbachu, J., & Egbelakin, T. (2017). Why are naturally ventilated office spaces not popular in New Zealand workers?. Sustainability. 9(6), 1-16 Retrieved from http://www.mdpi.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Mbachu, J., Rasheed, E.Contributed to by: Mbachu, J.
Rasheed, EO., Byrd, H., Money, B., Mbachu, J., & Egbelakin, T. (2017). Why are naturally ventilated office spaces not popular in New Zealand?. Sustainability (Switzerland). 9(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Mbachu, J., Rasheed, E.
Mbachu, J., Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, EO., & Shahzad, WM. (2017). Influence of key role players on productivity outcomes in the residential building lifecycle. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 15(4), 528-551
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Mbachu, J., Rasheed, E., Shahzad, W.
Egbelakin, T., Wilkinson, S., Ingham, J., Potangaroa, R., & Sajoudi, M. (2017). Incentives and Motivators for Improving Building Resilience to Earthquake Disaster. Natural Hazards Review. 18(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, T., Wilkinson, S., Potangaroa, R., & Rotimi, J. (2015). Stakeholders’ practices: a challenge to earthquake risk mitigation decisions. International Journal of Strategic Property Management. 19(4), 395-408
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, T., Wilkinson, S., & Ingham, J. (2015). Integrated framework for enhancing earthquake risk mitigation decisions. International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management. 5(2), 34-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TEMITOPE. (2014). Doctoral Abstracts - Incentives and motivators for enhancing earthquake risk mitigation decision.. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 5(1) Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wei, S. (2014). Adoption of solar grid-tied PV-system adopted in a residential building. Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building-Conference Series. 2(2), 80-88 Retrieved from http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, T., Wilkinson, S., & Ingham, J. (2014). Economic impediments to successful seismic retrofitting decisions. Structural Survey. 32(5), 449-466
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., Wilkinson, S., Potangaroa, R., & Ingham, J. (2011). Challenges to successful seismic retrofit implementation: A socio-behavioural perspective. Building Research and Information. 39(3), 286-300
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, T., Wilkinson, S., Potangaroa, R., & Ingham, J. (2013). Improving regulatory frameworks for earthquake risk mitigation. BUILDING RESEARCH AND INFORMATION. 41(6), 677-689
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, T., Wilkinson, S., Potangaroa, R., & Ingham, J. (2011). Enhancing seismic risk mitigation decisions: A motivational approach. Construction Management and Economics. 29(10), 1003-1016
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., Wilkinson, S., Pontangaoroa, R., & Ingham, J. (2011). Challenges to successful seismic retrofit implementation: a socio-behavioural perspective. Building Research and Information. 39(3), 286-300 Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2011.552264
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wilkinson, S. (2010). Sociological and behavioural impediments to earthquake hazard mitigation. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 1(3), 310-321
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., Ling, FYY., Low, SP., & Wang, S. (2008). Models for Predicting Project Performance in China Using Project Management Practices Adopted by Foreign AEC Firms. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 134(12), 983-990
[Journal article]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.

Book

Egbelakin, TEMITOPE., & Wilkinson, S.(2014). Five drivers.
[Discussion Paper]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK.(2013). Earthquake risks mitigation- A stakeholder's perspective. Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing
[Authored Book]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.

Conference

Chang-Richards,, Y., Egbelakin, TK., Miller, J., & Tibay, V. (2017). Benchmarking business resilience: A study of Auckland hospitality sector. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Building Resilience. : 7th International Conference on Building Resilience: Using scientific knowledge to inform policy and practice in disaster risk reduction
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Partington, D., Dizhur, D., Ingham, J., & Egbelakin, TK. (2017). Evaluating designs on existing buildings using heritage evaluation framework. In Proceedings of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineers (NZSEE): Next Generation of Low Damage and Resilient Structures. (pp. 1 - 8). : New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineers (NZSEE)
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Rasheed, EN., Jun Bai, W., & Egbelakin, T. (2016). IS MIXED USE DEVELOPMENT BENEFICIAL TO AUCKLAND CITY? (DEVELOPERS’ PERSPECTIVE). , Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E.
Rasheed, EN., Callister, R., & Egbelakin, T. (2016). LIVEABILITY IN MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS (OCCUPIERS’ PERCEPTIVE). , Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E.
Domingo, N., Han, JL., & Egbelakin, TK. (2016). Post-disaster construction waste management strategies: Case study Canterbury earthquake. 6th International Conference on Building Resilience:. (pp. 733 - 743). : 6th International Conference on Building Resilience
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Domingo, N., Egbelakin, T.
Karimian, S., Mbachu, J., & Egbelakin, TK. (2016). Resilient productivity-performance constraints in New Zealand road maintenance and rehabilitation projects. In N. Domingo, & S. Wilkinson (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience held at Auckland, New Zealand. (pp. 413 - 432). : 6th International Conference on Building Resilience
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Mbachu, J.
Rasheed, E., Callister, R., & Egbelakin, TK. (2016). Liveability in mixed-use developments occupiers’ perception. Australasian Housing Researchers Conference. : Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Pattinson, MS., & Egbelakin, TK.(2016). An assessment tool for seismic strengthening of heritage buildings. . Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Mills, K. (2016). Challenges in managing residential earthquake insurance: A post-disaster review. In N. Dr. Domingo, & S. Prof. Wilkinson (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Building Resilience. (pp. 831 - 831). : International Conference on Building Resilience
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Rasheed, EN., Huo, J., & Egbelakin, TK. (2016). Is Mixed Use Development Beneficial to Auckland City? – Developers’ perspective,. , Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E.
Egbelakin, TK., Rabel, P., Wilkinson, S., Ingham, J., & Eziaku, R. (2016). How prepared are small businesses for another earthquake disaster in New Zealand?. In A. Saari, & P. Huovinen (Eds.) Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016. Vol. 3 (pp. 702 - 714). Department of Civil Engineering, Tampere University of Technology; Tampere, Finland,: CIB World Building Congress (WBCIB) 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E.
Egbelakin, TK., Kim, G., & Rasheed, E. (2016). Size and nature of the Auckland private rented sector – Implications for the spread of housing options. In K. Kähkönen, & M. Keinänen (Eds.) Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016. Vol. 1 (pp. 197 - 208). Tampere University of Technology, Finland: CIB World Building Congress 2016
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T., Rasheed, E.
Egbelakin, T., Wilkinson, S., & Domingo, N. (2015). Framework for improving property owners earthquake disaster preparedness decisions. In S. Wilkinson (Ed.) 5th Annual Building Resilience Conference. : 5th Annual Building Resilience Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Domingo, N., Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., Wilkinson, S., & Domingo, N. (2015). Understanding the role of property investors and risk insurers in earthquake risk mitigation. In J. Mackee, H. Giggins, T. Gajendran, & S. Herron (Eds.) Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Building Resilience. (pp. 486 - 499). Newcastle, Australia: 5th International Conference on Building Resilience
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Domingo, N., Egbelakin, T.
Domingo, ND., Su, M., & Egbelakin, T. (2015). Use of building information modelling in construction waste source reduction. RICS COBRA. : RICS COBRA
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Domingo, N., Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK. (2013). Information provision and communication strategies for improving earthquake risk mitigation. In S. Kajewski,, K. Manley, & K. Hampson (Eds.) Proceedings of the 19th CIB World Building Congress 2013: Construction and Society, 5th – 9th May, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (pp. 1 - 12). : CIB World Building Congress: Construction and Society
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK. (2014). Assessing regulatory framework efficacy for seismic retrofit implementation in New Zealand. In S. Kajewski, K. Manley, & K. Hampson (Eds.) Proceedings of the 19th CIB World Building Congress 2013: Construction and Society. (pp. 1 - 10). : CIB World Building Congress: Construction and Society
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wilkinson, S. (2012). Effect of Stakeholders’ Practices on Seismic Risk Mitigation Decisions. In N. Thurairajah (Ed.) CIB INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF W055, W065, W089, W118, TG76, TG78, TG81 and TG84. Vol. 1 (pp. 144 - 154). : CIB INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF W055, W065, W089, W118, TG76, TG78, TG81 and TG84
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK. (2012). Creating value for seismic safety in property market - A critical motivator for seismic adjustments decision. ?. : CIB INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF W055, W065, W089, W118, TG76, TG78, TG81 and TG84
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., Wilkinson, S., & Nahkies, PB. (2011). Impacts of the Property Investment Market on Seismic Retrofit Decisions. In M. Quincy (Ed.): Ninth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wilkinson, S.Promoting Seismic Retrofit Implementation through the Property Market Place. : 9th US National and 10th Canadian Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Ling, FYY. (2010). International Project Management Practices of Mega-sized projects in China. : CIB World Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wilkinson, S.Sociological and Behavioural Impediments to Earthquake Hazard Mitigation. : CIB World Congress
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wilkinson, S. (2009). Why are building owners of Earthquake Prone Buildings (EPBs) Reluctant to Retrofit?. Poster session presented at the meeting of Society for Earthquake Engineers (NZSEE) Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wilkinson, S. (2009). Enhancing seismic retrofit implementation: A motivational perspective. : WCEE-ECCE-TCCE Joint Conference - Earthquake & Tsunami
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., & Wilkinson, S. (2008). FACTORS AFFECTING MOTIVATION FOR IMPROVED SEISMIC RETROFIT IMPLEMENTATION. : Australian Earthquake Engineering Conference AEES
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.
Egbelakin, TK., Ling, FYY., & Low, SP. (2007). FOREIGN FIRMS’ STRATEGIC AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN CHINA. Construction Management and Economics: Past, Present and Future. : CME 25th Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.

Other

Egbelakin, TK. (2009). Incentives and Motivators to Enhance Seismic Retrofit Implementation for Heritage Buildings in New Zealand. In National Heritage Workshop 2009, Auckland, New Zealand by The New Zealand Historic Places Trust.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.

Thesis

Egbelakin, TK. (2013). Incentives and Motivators for Enhancing Earthquake Risk Mitigation Decision.. (Doctoral Thesis, The University of Auckland)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Egbelakin, T.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 2 0
CoSupervisor 1 0

Teaching

Construction Technology

Construction Management

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Itohan Yakubu - PhD
    Economics of Strengthening and Redeveloping Buildings for Adaptive Reuse Purposes
  • Reza Ansari - PhD
    Timber Prefabricated Building System to Improve Housing Supply and Standards in New Zealand

CoSupervisor of:

  • Saeed Haji Karimian - PhD
    PRODUCTIVITY IN ROAD PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE & REHABILITATION PROJECTS: PERSPECTIVES OF NEW ZEALAND ROADING CONTRACTORS ON THE CONSTRAINTS AND IMPROVEMENT MEASURES

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