Dr Zhen Chen

Lecturer

Architecture

Personal statement

Dr Zhen Chen is Lecturer in Construction Management in the Department of Architecture at the University of Strathclyde. He has developed his specialties through a career of academic and professional services in architectural engineering, construction engineering and management, and facilities management respectively at companies, organisations and universities worldwide. He has engaged in more than 70 funded research projects, and has more than 200 authored publications with over 100 plenary lectures and presentations at national and international events. He was the management committee member of COST Action on the effective design and delivery of megaprojects in the European Union, and serves on technical committees at ASCE, BIFM, BSI, CIBSE, and RICS.

Publications

A lifecycle-oriented SNA framework for BIM adoption in major construction project
Bareka Ambark, Chen Zhen
ARCOM Doctoral Workshop on Contemporary Advances in Research Methodology in Construction Management (2019)
A lean construction overlay to RIBA Plan of Work
Chen Zhen, A.Tweijeer Mohamed, Galvin Shane
ARCOM Doctoral Workshop on Contemporary Advances in Research Methodology in Construction Management (2019)
A methodological approach to excellence in BIM oriented architectural education
Zaed Ozaer, Chen Zhen
ARCOM Doctoral Workshop on Contemporary Advances in Research Methodology in Construction Management (2019)
Grand challenges in construction management
Chen Zhen
Frontiers in Built Environment Vol 5 (2019)
https://doi.org/10.3389/fbuil.2019.00031
Editorial
Chen Zhen
Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability Vol 171, pp. 381 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.2018.171.8.381
Editorial for the themed issue on major and megaproject management
Chen Zhen, Agapiou Andrew, Smith Simon
Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law Vol 171, pp. 43-44 (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1680/jmapl.2018.171.2.43

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Professional activities

Frontiers in Built Environment (Journal)
Editor
2020
Improving Science-based Climate Policy for Flood Risk Management
Participant
4/6/2018
Frontiers in Built Environment (Journal)
Editor
17/5/2018
A Dynamic Decision-Making Process for Evidence-Based Learning on Megaprojects
Speaker
22/9/2017
External Advisor
External Examiner
2017
Frontiers in Built Environment (Journal)
Peer reviewer
2017

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Projects

An analytic approach to sustainability assessment in urban megaprojects
Chen, Zhen (Principal Investigator) Agapiou, Andrew (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 30-Jan-2021
REMS | Simpson, Cameron
Chen, Zhen (Principal Investigator) Egea Alvarez, Agusti (Co-investigator) Simpson, Cameron (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 01-Jan-2021
Savas Sezen PhD Project | Simpson, Cameron
Chen, Zhen (Principal Investigator) Chen, Zhen (Co-investigator) Simpson, Cameron (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 01-Jan-2021
Savas Sezen PhD Project | Simpson, Cameron
Chen, Zhen (Principal Investigator) Chen, Zhen (Co-investigator) Simpson, Cameron (Research Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 01-Jan-2021

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