Construction Management Research Group

Department: Civil Engineering

Dr. Syed Shujaa Safdar

Designation: Head/Supervisor

Research Group Head Profile

Dr. Syed Shujaa Safdar has a diverse experience of more than sixteen (16) years including both professional industry and education sector. Currently, he is “Assistant Professor” in Department of Civil Engineering, Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Pakistan since June 2017. He is involved in teaching and research supervisions at both graduate and undergraduate levels students’ undergraduate level which have already been published in well reputed journals and conferences including achievement of certain competition awards. He is certified Building Information Modeling (BIM) professional and have been implementing BIM innovations at undergraduate as well post-graduate level studies and research. He is also the founding and current Director of newly established BIM Centre of Excellence (BIM CoE) at CUST. During his PhD in Civil Engineering (Construction and Project Management) from Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), MALAYSIA from 2013 to 2017, he was part of research program sponsored by Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE), Malaysia to develop a “SMART INTEGRATED LOW CARBON INFRASTRUCTURE MODEL” for sustainable development using Building Information Modeling (BIM) under “Sustainable Resources Mission Oriented Research (SUREMOR)”. Before joining his PhD, he served as “Resident / Senior Engineer” in “ National Engineering Services of Pakistan (NESPAK)” for almost 08 years.

Introduction of the group

The CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT GROUP involves the current core issues and problems faced by the construction sector at local as well as global level. The main aim lies in promoting the sustainable development methods and solution to enhance the construction practices.


S. No Name Email Designation
1 Dr. Syed Shujaa Safdar dr.shujaasafdar@ Head/Supervisor
2 Engr. Abdul Qadeer abdul.qadeer@ Lecturer
3 Engr. Shahid Kamal PhD Student
4 Engr. Junaid Tariq PhD Student
5 Engr. Sajjad Shuker Ullah PhD Student
6 Hafiz M. Bilal PhD Student
7 Mustafa Sultan PhD Student
8 Ali Taimoor Abbass MS Student
9 Daniyaal Shujaa MS Student
10 Rashid Idrees MS Student


Research Areas

  1. Construction Management
  2. Project Management
  3. Sustainable Development
  4. Building Information Modeling
  5. Contracts
  6. Project planning
  7. Industry Revolution 4.0
  8. AI applications in Construction Sector
  9. Energy Conservation Patterns of Built Environment

R & D Projects

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