Che Khairil Izam Che Ibrahim
Che Khairil Izam Che Ibrahim

PhD, P.Tech School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

Dr Che Khairil Izam Che Ibrahim is an Associate Professor at the School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. He holds a PhD Degree from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is currently leading a project on prevention through design in construction funded by National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Malaysia and has been involved in several projects funded by public and private organisations. Previously, he led a research project on Multi-organizational integration funded by the Ministry of Education under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) (Completed in 2019), construction safety-related research funded by SOCSO (Completed in 2017, 2019 and 2020) and a project evaluation framework funded by Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (Completed in 2020).

His research focuses primarily on the relationship-based procurement, team integration, organisation performance, safe design and digital collaboration. More than 30 of his papers have been published in various scientific and professional construction journals. In 2016, his publication on team integration won the Emerald Literati Network Awards of Excellence, a ‘Highly Commended Paper of 2016’. He also won the ‘Best Reviewer Award, 2016’ in recognition of his contribution to the Construction Economics and Building journal. More recently, his publication on alliance team won the Emerald Literati Network Awards of Excellence, the ‘Highly Commended Paper of 2019’.

Academic Qualifications
PhD. Civil Engineering, University of Auckland, New Zealand (2014)
MSc (Construction) (2007) Universiti Teknologi MARA
BSc Civil Engineering (2005) Universiti Teknologi MARA

Areas of Expertise

Deputy Dean (Academic): Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia (8/19’-present)
Head of Center of Studies: Construction Business and Project Management, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia (12/17’- 7/19’) Head of Division: Construction Engineering and Project Management, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi MARA Pulau Pinang, Malaysia (14’-15’) Liaison Officer: Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Ranking Champion for UiTM (Civil)

Awards & Recognitions:
Emerald Literati Network Awards of Excellence, a ‘Highly Commended Paper of 2019’ (19’);
Innovative Research (Civil Eng.) & Dedicated Academician Award (18’);
GOLD Award (Invention, Innovation & Design Exposition (IIDEX 2017) (17’);
Universiti Teknologi MARA Excellence Award (16’);
Best Reviewer of Year 2016, Construction Economics and Building; Emerald Literati Network Awards of Excellence, a ‘Highly Commended Paper of 2016’ (16’); Awarded a place on the University of Auckland Dean’s List for excellence of doctoral thesis 2014 (14’);
The Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) Top Paper Award (13’);
The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) GOLD Medal Award (05’).

Expert reviewer / examiner:
Construction Management and Engineering Journal Reviewer, PhD defences, JPA HLP Interviewer, UTM KL (Civil Eng. Diploma Programme) Academic Panel for MQA/ETAC assessment Citation Profile: Citations: 407; h-index: 10; i10-index: 11 (as of June 2021, source: Google Scholar) Knowledge transfer experience: Social Security Organization (SOCSO) Malaysia, Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB), Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) Research, Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB), Gadang Engineering, Jabatan Kerja Raya (JKR).

Teaching experience: Construction project management, engineers in society, construction law, engineering drawing, construction technology, research methodology.


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