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Dr Hennie van Heerden PhD

Senior Lecturer in Building Technology

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
School of Built Environment

Dr (Andries) Hennie van Heerden [BSc Construction Management, BSc Hons Technology Management, MSc Technology Management (UP)] was involved as a site agent and project manager for different residential and commercial projects from 2003 to 2011. At the end of 2011, he joined SABMiller, and in 2012, he was appointed as a lecturer in the Department of Construction Economics at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He obtained his PhD in Construction Management in 2018.  His research interest is well-being in the construction environment.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 extn 4361
    Location: 3.41, QA
    Campus: North Shore

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Pretoria (2018)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Well-being and Soft Skills in the Building or Construction Industry

Thematics

Resource Development and Management, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Building (120200): Building not elsewhere classified (120299): Built Environment And Design (120000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Jelodar, MB., van Heerden, A., & Chawynski, S. (2020). An interdisciplinary perspective of conflict and relationships in construction procurement and logistics. International Journal of Construction Supply Chain Management. 10(1), 30-45
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Chawynski, G., van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Burger, M., & van Eck, E. (2020). Brain Dominance and Learning Style Preference of Quantity Surveying Students in South Africa and Malaysia. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. 1218 AISC, 121-127
[Journal article]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
Mazhinduka, TA., Burger, M., & van Heerden, A. (2020). Financing of Social Housing Investments in South Africa. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. 1209 AISC, 297-303
[Journal article]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
Masebe, N., Moseneke, M., Burger, M., & van Heerden, A. (2020). Digital Disruption in Retail: Management Strategies for South African Shopping Centers. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. 1209 AISC, 238-243
[Journal article]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Jelodar, MB., Burger, M., & Zulch, B. (2020). Retaining Steel Tips: Motivation of Construction Managers in South Africa. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. 1209 AISC, 636-642
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Burger, M., & Zulch, B. (2020). The Construction Manager’s Mask: A More Purpose-Fit Selection for South Africa. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing. 963, 229-237
[Journal article]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., & Boshoff, DGB. (2017). Characteristics of the safety climate in teams with world class safety performance during construction projects in South Africa. Acta Structilia.
[Journal article]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A.Soft Skills and the Construction Site Manager: The Chameleon Professional..
[Journal article]Authored by: van Heerden, A.

Conference

Pfungwamalaila, C., Burger, M., Van Heerden, AH., & Chawynski, G.A literature review: Accommodating kids in inner city developments. IMCIC 2021 - 12th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics and Cybernetics, Proceedings. (pp. 88 - 92).
[Conference]Authored by: Chawynski, G., van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Cunningham, K., de Beer, W., Herbst, C., & Potgieter, W.The Effects of Weight Lifting Belts on Manual Labourers in the Construction Industry: South Africa, Gauteng.. . Durban, South Africa
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Burger, M., & Khan, R.Learning style preferences of undergraduate Construction Management students.. . Durban, South Africa
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., & Burger, M.The use of cell phone technology for purposes of consumer profiling and behavioural analysis.. . Dar es Salaam
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Eck, E., Burger, M., van Heerden, AHG., & Khan, K.Learning style preferences of undergraduate quantity surveying students.. . Slovak Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.Contributed to by: van Heerden, A.
Burger, M., & van Heerden, AHG.Residential property management: managing tenant relationships in the inner city of Johannesburg.. . Slovac Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.Contributed to by: van Heerden, A.
Burger, M., & van Heerden, AHG.Impact of HIV on South Africa’s construction industry.. . Slovac Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.Contributed to by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., & Booyens, D.Water Control Management of Concrete Mixes on Construction Sites in Africa.. . Slovak Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Burger, M., & Breytenbach, H.Managing the different wastes in the construction industry.. . Slovakia Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Burger, M., Coetsee, MPA., Mahslangu, ND., & Naude, K.The Current Infrastructure Conditions and the Problems Relating to It.. . Slovac Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Burger, M., & Robbins, N.2.Burger, M, Van Heerden, AHG and Robbins, Nicholas. (2014). Electricity Generation in South Africa.. . Slovak Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.
van Heerden, A., Mashatole, S., & Burger, M.1.Van Heerden, AHG, Mashatole, Solomon and Burger, M. (2014). Constraints faced by small contractors in the Gauteng province of South Africa.. . Slovak Republic
[Conference Paper]Authored by: van Heerden, A.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • Afrikaans
    Last used: Currently
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • English
    Last used: Currently
    Spoken ability: Average
    Written ability: Average

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

Building Technology

Construction Management

Courses Coordinated

  • 218.102 Construction Technology & Services I
  • 218.230 Construction Site Operations

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 3 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Poonam Subhash Singh Pardeshi - Doctor of Philosophy
    Optimisation of Performance and Techno - Economic Modelling of a Solar Chimney for Ventilating and Heating New Zealand Classrooms
  • Lara Tookey - Doctor of Philosophy
    The impact of carbon dioxide & thermal comfort on cognition in New Zealand primary schools: monitoring change through an online test and an electroencephalogram
  • Marcel Frei - Doctor of Philosophy
    A Quantitative Situation Analysis Model for Strategic Planning in Quantity Surveying Firms