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Prof Monty Sutrisna

Head of School of Built Environment

Doctoral Mentor Supervisor
School of Built Environment

Monty Sutrisna is Professor of Construction and Project Management and is the Head of the School of the School of Built Environment at Massey University, New Zealand. As an active researcher, his research expertise includes Construction and Engineering Management, Construction Productivity, Construction Procurement and Contracts, Construction IT and other Advanced Technologies applied in Construction as well as Construction Project Management, Decision Making Modelling/Support, Knowledge Based Systems and Artificial Intelligence. Prior to joining Massey University, he was the Head of Construction Management Department at Curtin University in Western Australia and was the Director of PG Research Training & Outreach/Programme Director for CM Programme at the University of Salford, UK. He specialises in research methodology in the built environment research as well as champions close collaboration between academia and industry. He is a fellow in the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), in the Australian Institute of Building (FAIB, a chartered building professional), and in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS, a Chartered Quantity Surveyor) and a member in the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineers (MInstCES), Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB, a chartered construction manager) and Institute of Civil Engineers (MICE). He has been actively involved in the local/national boards and committees in those professional institutions. In addition to reviewing for many academic journals, he also reviewed for the Australian Research Council (ARC). He has been involved in the Tertiary Education Qualification and Standards Agency (TEQSA) register of experts, reviewing TEQSA’s accreditation of Construction Management courses in Australia.

Professor of Construction and Project Management and Head of School School of Built Environment. A senior academic leader, an active researcher and an award winning educator who has been actively championing close collaborations between Industry and Academia. His academic career spans for almost 20 years in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

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Contact details

  • Ph: +64 9 414 0800 extn. 43575
    Location: QA 3.56, Quadrangle A
    Campus: East Precinct, Albany

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Mentor Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Construction Management, Construction Engineering Management, Construction Project Management, Construction stakeholders, Procurement and Contracts, Advanced Technologies in Construction, Earned Value Management/Analysis, Decision Making Modelling/Support, Knowledge Bsed System and Artificial Intelligence

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design) (120104): Architecture (120100): Architecture Management (120105): Building (120200): Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201): Building not elsewhere classified (120299): Building Science and Techniques (120202): Built Environment And Design (120000): Quantity Surveying (120203)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 2 0
Co-supervisor 4 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 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
  • Phoebe Taptiklis - Doctor of Philosophy
    Investigating the relationship between house characteristics and indoor dampness

Co-supervisor of:

  • Parisa Amirtash - Doctor of Philosophy
    Redefining construction processes for enhanced productivity; application of off-site construction and Design for Manufacturing and Assembly methodology in New-Zealand
  • Solank Shrestha - Doctor of Philosophy
    Enhancing Design for Manufacturing and Assembly in Construction; via the application of digital technologies
  • Nazanin Kordestanighalehnoei - Doctor of Philosophy
    Implementation of Building Information Modeling (BIM) as an integrated platform to facilitate constructability and productivity in New Zealand construction
  • Chinthaka Atapattu - Doctor of Philosophy
    Cost Modelling for Cost Overruns in Infrastructure Projects in New Zealand

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