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Dr Mostafa Babaeian Jelodar

Senior Lecturer in Construction Engineering and Management

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Built Environment

Mostafa is a Civil Engineer and researcher with multidisciplinary interests in construction engineering and management. His main research focus crosses over construction innovation, new technologies, productivity, off-site construction, Decision Support Systems (DSS), integrated design and procurement. He is an expert in data analysis, operations research; mathematical and statistical modelling in combination with qualitative research methods. His publications appear in many well respected world class journals. Mostafa is also member of PMI, PrefabNZ, CIB and Engineering NZ. He has been on editorial and review duties for different international journals and served on the scientific committee of various international and local conferences.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 extn. 43581
    Location: 3.40, Quad A
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Auckland (2016)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  1. Transforming construction industry, new technologies, innovation and management processes
  2. Prefabrication and Automation in Construction
  3. Design for Manufacturing Assembly in construction projects
  4. Building Information Modelling (BIM), productivity and constructability 
  5. General Systems Theory and Operations Research  in construction 
  6. Procurement strategies and sustainability of Built Environment

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Resource Development and Management, Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Building (120200): Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201): Built Environment And Design (120000):
Civil Engineering (090500): Construction Engineering (090502):
Design Practice and Management (120300):
Engineering (090000):
Engineering Design (120400):
Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management (090505):
Technology (100000)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 1
Team Member 1 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Radman, K., Jelodar, MB., Lovreglio, R., Ghazizadeh, E., & Wilkinson, S. (2022). Digital technologies and data-driven delay management process for construction projects. Frontiers in Built Environment. 8
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Lovreglio, R., Wilkinson, S.
Kordestani Ghalenoei, N., Babaeian Jelodar, M., Paes, D., & Sutrisna, M. (2022). Challenges of offsite construction and BIM implementation: providing a framework for integration in New Zealand. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment.
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Carneiro Paes, D., Sutrisna, M.
Likita, AJ., Jelodar, MB., Vishnupriya, V., Rotimi, JOB., & Vilasini, N. (2022). Lean and BIM Implementation Barriers in New Zealand Construction Practice. Buildings. 12(10)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Rotimi, J., Vishnu, P.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., & Sutrisna, M. (2022). Guest editorial: Working smarter by applying advanced technologies in construction: enhancing capacity and capability in construction sector for infrastructure project delivery. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. 20(4), 861-865
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Sutrisna, M.Edited by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S. (2022). Empirical Modeling for Conflict Causes and Contractual Relationships in Construction Projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 148(5)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Eliwa, HK., Jelodar, MB., & Poshdar, M. (2022). Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Utilization and Infrastructure Alignment in Construction Organizations. Buildings. 12(3)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., Wilkinson, S., Kalatehjari, R., & Zou, Y. (2022). Designing for construction procurement: an integrated Decision Support System for Building Information Modelling. Built Environment Project and Asset Management. 12(1), 111-127
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Radman, K., Babaeian Jelodar, M., Ghazizadeh, E., & Wilkinson, S. (2021). Causes of Delay in Smart and Complex Construction Projects. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. 13(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., & Shu, F. (2021). Innovative use of low-cost digitisation for smart information systems in construction projects. Buildings. 11(7)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Amirtash, P., Parchami Jalal, M., & Jelodar, MB. (2021). Integration of project management services for International Engineering, Procurement and Construction projects. Built Environment Project and Asset Management. 11(2), 330-349
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., Hemant Raut, P., & Saghatforoush, E. (2021). Contractor-Delay Control in Building Projects: Escalation of Strategy from Primary Proactive to Secondary Reactive. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. 13(2)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
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.
Fathianpour, A., Jelodar, MB., & Wilkinson, S. (2019). Developing Improvements to Multi-Hazard Risk Assessments. International Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 13(11), 692-697 Retrieved from https://publications.waset.org/10010924/developing-improvements-to-multi-hazard-risk-assessments
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., Yiu, TW., Wilkinson, S., & Babaeianjelodar, M. (2014). A Multi-Objective Decision Support System for Selecting Dispute Resolution Methods in the Construction Industry. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering. , 1642-1649
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S. (2017). Assessing Contractual Relationship Quality: Study of Judgment Trends among Construction Industry Participants. Journal of Management in Engineering. 33(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S. (2016). Dispute manifestation and relationship quality in practice. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. 8(1), C4515003
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S. (2016). Relationship-Quality Judgment Model for Construction Project Procurement: A Conjoint Measurement. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. 142(7)
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S. (2016). A conceptualisation of relationship quality in construction procurement. International Journal of Project Management. 34(6), 997-1011
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S. (2015). Systematic representation of relationship quality in conflict and dispute: For construction projects. Construction Economics and Building. 15(1), 89-103
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., Jaafar, MS., & Yiu, T-W. (2013). In Search of Sustainability: Constructability Application and Contract Management in Malaysian Industrialized Building Systems. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution (ASCE). 5(4), 196-204
[Journal article]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.

Conference

Fathianpour, A., Jelodar, MB., Wilkinson, S., & Evans, B.A taxonomy of pedestrian evacuation infrastructure for urban areas; An assessment of resilience towards natural hazards. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 1101 (2)1755-1307.
[Conference]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Wu, RW., Yiu, TW., & Jelodar, MB.Real-time Employee Monitoring Technologies in the Construction Sector - Effect, Readiness and Theoretical Perspectives: The case of New Zealand. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 1101 (8)1755-1307.
[Conference]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Ghalenoei, NK., Jelodar, MB., Paes, D., & Sutrisna, M.Exploring Off-site Construction and Building Information Modelling Integration Challenges; Enhancing Capabilities within New Zealand Construction Sector. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 1101 (4)1755-1307.
[Conference]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Carneiro Paes, D., Sutrisna, M.
Zavvari, A., Jelodar, MB., & Sutrisna, M.Comparing two AI methods for predicting the future trend of New Zealand building projects: Decision Tree and Artificial Neural Network. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 1101 (8)1755-1307.
[Conference]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Sutrisna, M.
Mirhosseini, SF., Wilkinson, S., & Babaeian Jelodar, M.New Zealand's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the effects of its governance on the construction industry. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 1101 (3)1755-1307.
[Conference]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Nesarnobari, S., Shahzad, W., & Jelodar, MB. (2022). The Status Quo of Prefabricated Housing: An investigation into New Zealand Construction Sector. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. Vol. 1101
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Shahzad, W.
Abdolmaleki, G., Ghodrati, N., Babaeianjelodar, M., & Naismith, N.Improvement of Off-Site Construction performance in construction waste reduction using Building Information Modelling. Paper presented at the meeting of https://nzbers.massey.ac.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Proceedings-NZBERS-Feb2020.pdf. Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Ayuba Jerry, L., & Babaeianjelodar, M.Lean Philosophy and BIM for Productivity in New Zealand Construction. Paper presented at the meeting of https://nzbers.massey.ac.nz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Proceedings-NZBERS-Feb2020.pdf. Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
van Heerden, A., Babaeianjelodar, M., Burger, M., & Zulch, B. (2020). Retaining Steel Tips: Motivation of Construction Managers in South Africa. In JI. Kantola, S. Nazir, & V. Salminen (Eds.) Advances in Human Factors, Business Management and Leadership. Vol. 1209 (pp. 636 - 642). Cham: AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Human Factors, Business Management and Society, and Human Factors in Management and Leadership
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
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. Vol. 1209 AISC (pp. 636 - 642).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., van Heerden, A.
Fathianpour, A., Babaeianjelodar, M., & Wilkinson, S.Developing Improvements to Multi-Hazard Risk Assessments. . SYDNEY, NSW, AUSTRALIA
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jerry Likita, A., & Babaeianjelodar, M.An Overview Challenges of BIM and Lean Construction Implementation in New Zealand Construction Industry. . Noosa QLD, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Zou, Y., Gonzalez, V., Lim, J., Amor, R., Guo, BHW., & Babaeian Jelodar, M.Systematic Framework for Post-earthquake Bridge Inspection through UAV and 3D BIM Reconstruction. . Hong Kong
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Eliwa, H., Babaeian Jelodar, M., & Poshdar, M.Information technology and New Zealand construction industry; an empirical study towards strategic alignment of projects and organisations. . Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Babaeianjelodar, M.Construction project innovation; a system controlled by construction project dynamics. . London, UK
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Kalatehjari, R., Abdul Rashid, AS., & Babaeian Jelodar, M.The Necessity of Employing Three Dimensional Concepts in Slope Stability Analysis. . Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Soraya, A., Wilkinson, S., & Babaeian Jelodar, M.Fostering Productivity across New Zealand Construction Industry using Innovation. . Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S.Judgment model for relationship quality in New Zealand construction projects. . Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Jelodar, MB., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S.(2013). SOURCES OF CONFLICT AND DISPUTE AS IMPEDIMENTS TO SUSTAINABILITY OF CONSTRUCTION RELATIONSHIPS. Paper presented at the meeting of AUBEA 2013
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S.(2013). Stirring sustainable procurement by conceptualizing relationship quality in construction. Paper presented at the meeting of World Building Congress 2013
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Babaeian Jelodar, M., & Yiu, TW.Evaluation of relationship quality in construction cases using a process model of conflict and disputes in project management. . Tehran-Iran
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Babaeian Jelodar, M.A model of Relationship quality for the construction industry. . Massey University, Albany, Auckland
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Jelodar, MB., Yiu, TW., & Wilkinson, S.(2014). A multi-objective decision support system for selecting dispute resolution methods in the construction industry. Paper presented at the meeting of Computing in Civil and Building Engineering - Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M., Wilkinson, S.
Jelodar, MB., & Yiu, T-W.(2012). Systematic Framework of Conflict, Dispute and Relationship Quality in Construction Projects. . Sydney, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.

Thesis

Babaeianjelodar, M. (2015). Understanding Relationship Quality in Construction Projects: A study of the New Zealand Construction Industry. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.
Babaeian Jelodar, M. (2009). Application of constructability concepts in the industrialized building stsrem for the Malaysia construction industry. (Master's Thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia)
[Masters Thesis]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.

Report

Babaeian Jelodar, M.(2016). Building Better Homes, Towns, Cities workshop report; As part of the 6th Building Resilience conference. University of Auckland, New Zealand: BRANZ
[Technical Report]Authored by: Babaeianjelodar, M.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • English
    Last used: Frequent
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Farsi
    Last used: Frequent
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Arabic
    Last used: Infrequent
    Spoken ability: Needs work
    Written ability: Needs work

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 218.710 Advanced Construction Planning and Scheduling
  • 218.718 Advanced Research Methods in Built Environment

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 9 0
Co-supervisor 4 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Feiya Shu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Application information systems and BIM technologies for supply chain communication and management in New Zealand residential construction
  • Zhidong Xu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Leveraging augmented reality technologies to improve productivity in the construction industry
  • Amir Karimi - Doctor of Philosophy
    Configuration a comprehensive framework for utilising DfMA technology in New Zealand construction
  • Jaleh (Roja) Sadeghi - Doctor of Philosophy
    New Zealand Construction Sector Capacity and Capability Evaluation
  • Raymond Wu - Doctor of Philosophy
    A study of Real-time Employee Monitoring Technology Adoption in New Zealand from - Legal, ethical and behavioural perspective
  • Nazanin Kordestanighalehnoei - Doctor of Philosophy
    Developing Decision Support System (DSS) for DFMA enhancement through the integration of BIM and off-site construction in New Zealand
  • Kambiz (Cam) Radman - Doctor of Philosophy
    Real-Time Delay Management System: A Combined Automated Data Fusion Model
  • Hassan Eliwa - Doctor of Philosophy
    Underperformance of information technology in construction; diagnosis and decision support tool
  • Ayuba Jerry Likita - Doctor of Philosophy
    Application of Building Information Modeling and Lean Construction to Enhance Modern Construction Practice

Co-supervisor of:

  • Sanaz Nesarnobari - Doctor of Philosophy
    Optimising supply chain management of offsite construction (OSC) in New Zealand
  • Faezeh Mirhosseini - Doctor of Philosophy
    Impacts of COVID-19 on the New Zealand Construction ProjectsCase Study: Massey University Innovation Center
  • Hossein Sadeghzadeh Fasaghandis - Doctor of Philosophy
    Improving the Value of Innovation in the New Zealand Construction Industry
  • Azin Fathianpour - Doctor of Philosophy
    Developing Improvements to Multi-Hazard Resilience with a Focus on Evacuation Infrastructures: Case Study of Napier City

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