Mr Fahim Ullah

Mr Fahim Ullah

Casual Academic

Degree                                                                              University      Outcome                                                                              Years

PhD (Built Environment)                                               UNSW                12 Publications, Outstanding Researcher                     2017 – March 2021

                        of the year, Two Best Paper Awards                 

Masters by Research (CPM)                                          NUST                 Presidential Gold Medal Award, High Distinction,   2013 – 2015

                        4 Publications, High Achievers Award                

UG Civil Engineering (CPM)                                          NUST                 Distinction, Gold Medal Nominee                                 2009 – 2013

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

→ Casual Lecturer at the School of Built Environment, University of New South Wales Sydney

→ Casual Academic Tutor, Teaching and Research Assistant, and Ph.D. Scholar at the University of New South Wales Sydney.

→ Lead Lecturer, Course Convener, and Associate Lecturer at the University of Sydney.

→ Former Lecturer at National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad Pakistan.

→ Former Assistant Manager Project Planning at Bin Nadeem Associates/FWO, Pakistan.

→ Former Planning Engineer and Malik Abdul Hanan and Sons, Pakistan.

Location
PhD Research Lab, Level 6, School of Built Environment, Red Centre West Wing, UNSW 2052 Kensington, Sydney Australia
  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Mehmood Y; Zahoor H; Ullah F, 2019, 'Economic-Efficiency Analysis of Rawalpindi Bypass Project: A Case Study', in Wu P; Wang X (ed.), Innovative Production and Construction, WORLD SCIENTIFIC, Singapore, pp. 531 - 555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/9789813272491_0030
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Shirowzhan S; Sepasgozar SME; Ullah F; Minhas PS, 2019, 'Implication of a Construction Labour Tracking System for Measuring Labour Productivity', in Wu P; Wang X (ed.), Innovative Production and Construction, WORLD SCIENTIFIC, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/9789813272491_0001
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar SME, 2019, 'A Study of Information Technology Adoption for Real-Estate Management: A System Dynamic Model', in Wu P; Xiangyu W (ed.), Innovative Production and Construction, WORLD SCIENTIFIC, pp. 469 - 486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/9789813272491_0027
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Hasnain M; Ullah F; Thaheem MJ; Sepasgozar SME, 2018, 'Prioritizing Best Value Contributing Factors for Contractor Selection: An AHP Approach', in Chau KW; Chan IYS; Lu W; Webster C (ed.), Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, pp. 1121 - 1131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6190-5_99
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Maqsoom A; Khan MU; Khan MT; Khan S; Naeemullah ; Ullah F, 2018, 'Factors Influencing the Construction Time and Cost Overrun in Projects: Empirical Evidence from Pakistani Construction Industry', in Chau KW; Chan IYS; Lu W; Webster C (ed.), Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, pp. 769 - 778, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6190-5_69
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Ullah F; Thaheem MJ; Umar M, 2017, 'PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN PAKISTAN: A NASCENT EVOLUTION', in Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations Policy, Governance and Praxis, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 127 - 150, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316856423_PUBLIC-PRIVATE_PARTNERSHIPS_IN_PAKISTAN_A_NASCENT_EVOLUTION
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Inam H; Islam NU; Akram MU; Ullah F, 2023, 'Smart and Automated Infrastructure Management: A Deep Learning Approach for Crack Detection in Bridge Images', Sustainability (Switzerland), 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su15031866
    Journal articles | 2023
    Khadim N; Thaheem MJ; Ullah F; Mahmood MN, 2023, 'Quantifying the cost of quality in construction projects: an insight into the base of the iceberg', Quality and Quantity, 57, pp. 5403 - 5429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11135-022-01574-8
    Journal articles | 2023
    Munawar HS; Akram J; Khan SI; Ullah F; Choi BJ, 2023, 'Drone-as-a-Service (DaaS) for COVID-19 self-testing kits delivery in smart healthcare setups: A technological perspective', ICT Express, 9, pp. 748 - 753, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icte.2022.09.008
    Journal articles | 2023
    Riaz H; Iqbal Ahmad Khan K; Ullah F; Bilal Tahir M; Alqurashi M; Alsulami BT, 2023, 'Key factors for implementation of total quality management in construction Sector: A system dynamics approach', Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2022.101903
    Journal articles | 2023
    Tariq A; Ali B; Ullah F; Alqahtani FK, 2023, 'Reducing Falls from Heights through BIM: A Dedicated System for Visualizing Safety Standards', Buildings, 13, pp. 671 - 671, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings13030671
    Journal articles | 2023
    Ullah F; Al-Turjman F, 2023, 'A conceptual framework for blockchain smart contract adoption to manage real estate deals in smart cities', Neural Computing and Applications, 35, pp. 5033 - 5054, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00521-021-05800-6
    Journal articles | 2022
    Abidoye R; Ayub B; Ullah F, 2022, 'Systematic Literature Review to Identify the Critical Success Factors of the Build‐to‐Rent Housing Model', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12020171
    Journal articles | 2022
    Ahmad Z; Mubin S; Masood R; Ullah F; Khalfan M, 2022, 'Developing a Performance Evaluation Framework for Public Private Partnership Projects', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12101563
    Journal articles | 2022
    Amin F; Khan KIA; Ullah F; Alqurashi M; Alsulami BT, 2022, 'Key Adoption Factors for Collaborative Technologies and Barriers to Information Management in Construction Supply Chains: A System Dynamics Approach', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12060766
    Journal articles | 2022
    Aslam B; Maqsoom A; Cheema AH; Ullah F; Alharbi A; Imran M, 2022, 'Water Quality Management Using Hybrid Machine Learning and Data Mining Algorithms: An Indexing Approach', IEEE Access, 10, pp. 119692 - 119705, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3221430
    Journal articles | 2022
    Aslam B; Maqsoom A; Tahir MD; Ullah F; Ur Rehman MS; Albattah M, 2022, 'Identifying and Ranking Landfill Sites for Municipal Solid Waste Management: An Integrated Remote Sensing and GIS Approach', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12050605
    Journal articles | 2022
    Ghufran M; Khan KIA; Ullah F; Alaloul WS; Musarat MA, 2022, 'Key Enablers of Resilient and Sustainable Construction Supply Chains: A Systems Thinking Approach', Sustainability (Switzerland), 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su141911815
    Journal articles | 2022
    Ghufran M; Khan KIA; Ullah F; Nasir AR; Al Alahmadi AA; Alzaed AN; Alwetaishi M, 2022, 'Circular Economy in the Construction Industry: A Step towards Sustainable Development', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12071004
    Journal articles | 2022
    Golding VP; Gharineiat Z; Munawar HS; Ullah F, 2022, 'Crack Detection in Concrete Structures Using Deep Learning', Sustainability (Switzerland), 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su14138117
    Journal articles | 2022
    Habib UEH; Nasir AR; Ullah F; Qayyum S; Thaheem MJ, 2022, 'BIM Roles and Responsibilities in Developing Countries: A Dedicated Matrix for Design-Bid-Build Projects', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12101752
    Journal articles | 2022
    Jahan S; Khan KIA; Thaheem MJ; Ullah F; Alqurashi M; Alsulami BT, 2022, 'Modeling Profitability-Influencing Risk Factors for Construction Projects: A System Dynamics Approach', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12060701
    Journal articles | 2022
    Malik A; Khan KIA; Qayyum S; Ullah F; Maqsoom A, 2022, 'Resilient Capabilities to Tackle Supply Chain Risks: Managing Integration Complexities in Construction Projects', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12091322
    Journal articles | 2022
    Maqsoom A; Aslam B; Khalid N; Ullah F; Anysz H; Almaliki AH; Almaliki AA; Hussein EE, 2022, 'Delineating Groundwater Recharge Potential through Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems', Water (Switzerland), 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w14111824
    Journal articles | 2022
    Maqsoom A; Aslam B; Yousafzai A; Ullah F; Ullah S; Imran M, 2022, 'Extracting built-up areas from spectro-textural information using machine learning', Soft Computing, 26, pp. 7789 - 7808, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00500-022-06794-6
    Journal articles | 2022
    Maqsoom A; Zahoor I; Ashraf H; Ullah F; Alsulami BT; Salman A; Alqurashi M, 2022, 'Nexus between Leader–Member Exchange, Paternalistic Leadership, and Creative Behavior in the Construction Industry', Sustainability (Switzerland), 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su14127211
    Journal articles | 2022
    Munawar HS; Ullah F; Heravi A; Thaheem MJ; Maqsoom A, 2022, 'Inspecting buildings using drones and computer vision: A machine learning approach to detect cracks and damages', Drones, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/drones6010005
    Journal articles | 2022
    Munawar HS; Ullah F; Qayyum S; Shahzad D, 2022, 'Big Data in Construction: Current Applications and Future Opportunities', Big Data and Cognitive Computing, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/bdcc6010018
    Journal articles | 2022
    Munawar HS; Ullah F; Shahzad D; Heravi A; Qayyum S; Akram J, 2022, 'Civil Infrastructure Damage and Corrosion Detection: An Application of Machine Learning', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12020156
    Journal articles | 2022
    Rajput A; Maqsoom A; Shah SWA; Ullah F; Munawar HS; Ur Rehman MS; Albattah M, 2022, 'Impact of Political, Social Safety, and Legal Risks and Host Country Attitude towards Foreigners on Project Performance of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12060760
    Journal articles | 2022
    Salman M; Munawar HS; Latif K; Akram MW; Khan SI; Ullah F, 2022, 'Big Data Management in Drug–Drug Interaction: A Modern Deep Learning Approach for Smart Healthcare', Big Data and Cognitive Computing, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/bdcc6010030
    Journal articles | 2022
    Sami Ur Rehman M; Shafiq MT; Ullah F, 2022, 'Automated Computer Vision-Based Construction Progress Monitoring: A Systematic Review', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12071037
    Journal articles | 2022
    Ullah F, 2022, 'Smart Tech 4.0 in the Built Environment: Applications of Disruptive Digital Technologies in Smart Cities, Construction, and Real Estate', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12101516
    Journal articles | 2022
    Zahoor H; Khan RM; Ali B; Maqsoom A; Mazher KM; Ullah F, 2022, 'Diverse Impact of Sensitive Sub-Categories of Demographic Variables on Safety Climate of High-Rise Building Projects', Architecture, 2, pp. 175 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/architecture2010010
    Journal articles | 2021
    Aslam B; Maqsoom A; Khalid N; Ullah F; Sepasgozar S, 2021, 'Urban overheating assessment through prediction of surface temperatures: A case study of Karachi, Pakistan', ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijgi10080539
    Journal articles | 2021
    Atif S; Umar M; Ullah F, 2021, 'Investigating the flood damages in Lower Indus Basin since 2000: Spatiotemporal analyses of the major flood events', Natural Hazards, 108, pp. 2357 - 2383, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11069-021-04783-w
    Journal articles | 2021
    Awais M; Aslam B; Maqsoom A; Khalil U; Ullah F; Azam S; Imran M, 2021, 'Assessing nitrate contamination risks in groundwater: A machine learning approach', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app112110034
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ghufran M; Khan KIA; Thaheem MJ; Nasir AR; Ullah F, 2021, 'Adoption of Sustainable Supply Chain Management for Performance Improvement in the Construction Industry: A System Dynamics Approach', Architecture, 1, pp. 161 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/architecture1020012
    Journal articles | 2021
    Malik Q; Nasir AR; Muhammad R; Thaheem MJ; Ullah F; Khan KIA; Hassan MU, 2021, 'Bimp-chart—a global decision support system for measuring bim implementation level in construction organizations', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su13169270
    Journal articles | 2021
    Maqsoom A; Aslam B; Gul ME; Ullah F; Kouzani AZ; Parvez Mahmud MA; Nawaz A, 2021, 'Using multivariate regression and ann models to predict properties of concrete cured under hot weather: A case of rawalpindi Pakistan', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su131810164
    Journal articles | 2021
    Maqsoom A; Aslam B; Ismail S; Thaheem MJ; Ullah F; Zahoor H; Musarat MA; Vatin NI, 2021, 'Assessing Rainwater Harvesting Potential in Urban Areas: A Building Information Modelling (BIM) Approach', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su132212583
    Journal articles | 2021
    Munawar HS; Inam H; Ullah F; Qayyum S; Kouzani AZ; Mahmud MAP, 2021, 'Towards smart healthcare: Uav‐based optimized path planning for delivering covid‐19 self‐testing kits using cutting edge technologies', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su131810426
    Journal articles | 2021
    Munawar HS; Khan SI; Ullah F; Kouzani AZ; Parvez Mahmud MA, 2021, 'Effects of COVID‐19 on the Australian economy: Insights into the mobility and unemployment rates in education and tourism sectors', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su132011300
    Journal articles | 2021
    Munawar HS; Ullah F; Khan SI; Qadir Z; Qayyum S, 2021, 'Uav assisted spatiotemporal analysis and management of bushfires: A case study of the 2020 victorian bushfires', Fire, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fire4030040
    Journal articles | 2021
    Munawar HS; Ullah F; Qayyum S; Heravi A, 2021, 'Application of deep learning on uav-based aerial images for flood detection', Smart Cities, 4, pp. 1220 - 1242, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/smartcities4030065
    Journal articles | 2021
    Munawar HS; Ullah F; Qayyum S; Khan SI; Mojtahedi M, 2021, 'Uavs in disaster management: Application of integrated aerial imagery and convolutional neural network for flood detection', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, pp. 7547, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su13147547
    Journal articles | 2021
    Qadir Z; Ullah F; Munawar HS; Al-Turjman F, 2021, 'Addressing disasters in smart cities through UAVs path planning and 5G communications: A systematic review', Computer Communications, 168, pp. 114 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2021.01.003
    Journal articles | 2021
    Qayyum S; Ullah F; Al-Turjman F; Mojtahedi M, 2021, 'Managing smart cities through six sigma DMADICV method: A review-based conceptual framework', Sustainable Cities and Society, 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.103022
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ullah F; Al-Turjman F; Qayyum S; Inam H; Imran M, 2021, 'Advertising through UAVs: Optimized path system for delivering smart real-estate advertisement materials', International Journal of Intelligent Systems, 36, pp. 3429 - 3463, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/int.22422
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ullah F; Khan SI; Munawar HS; Qadir Z; Qayyum S, 2021, 'Uav based spatiotemporal analysis of the 2019–2020 new south wales bushfires', Sustainability (Switzerland), 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su131810207
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ullah F; Qayyum S; Thaheem MJ; Al-Turjman F; Sepasgozar SME, 2021, 'Risk management in sustainable smart cities governance: A TOE framework', Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120743
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar SME; Jamaluddin Thaheem M; Cynthia Wang C; Imran M, 2021, 'It's all about perceptions: A DEMATEL approach to exploring user perceptions of real estate online platforms', Ain Shams Engineering Journal, 12, pp. 4297 - 4317, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2021.04.023
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar SME; Shirowzhan S; Davis S, 2021, 'Modelling users’ perception of the online real estate platforms in a digitally disruptive environment: An integrated KANO-SISQual approach', Telematics and Informatics, 63, pp. 101660, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tele.2021.101660
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar SME; Thaheem MJ; Al-Turjman F, 2021, 'Barriers to the digitalisation and innovation of Australian Smart Real Estate: A managerial perspective on the technology non-adoption', Environmental Technology and Innovation, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2021.101527
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ullah F, 2021, 'A Beginner’s Guide to Developing Review-Based Conceptual Frameworks in the Built Environment', Architecture, 1, pp. 5 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/architecture1010003
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ali Q; Thaheem MJ; Ullah F; Sepasgozar SME, 2020, 'The Performance Gap in Energy-Efficient Office Buildings: How the Occupants Can Help?', Energies, 13, pp. 1480 - 1480, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en13061480
    Journal articles | 2020
    Azeem M; Ullah F; Thaheem MJ; Qayyum S, 2020, 'Competitiveness in the construction industry: A contractor’s perspective on barriers to improving the construction industry performance', Journal of Construction Engineering Management & Innovation, 3, pp. 193 - 219, http://dx.doi.org/10.31462/jcemi.2020.03193219
    Journal articles | 2020
    Low S; Ullah F; Shirowzhan S; Sepasgozar S; Lee CL, 2020, 'Smart Digital Marketing Capabilities for Sustainable Property Development: A Case of Malaysia', Sustainability, 12, pp. 5402, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su12135402
    Journal articles | 2020
    Munawar H; Qayyum S; Ullah F; Sepasgozar S, 2020, 'Big Data and Its Applications in Smart Real Estate and the Disaster Management Life Cycle: A Systematic Analysis', Big Data and Cognitive Computing, 4, pp. 1 - 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/bdcc4020004
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar S; Tahmasebinia F; Sepasgozar SME; Davis S, 2020, 'Examining the impact of students’ attendance, sketching, visualization, and tutors experience on students’ performance: a case of building structures course in construction management', Construction Economics and Building, 20, pp. 78 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/AJCEB.v20i3.7056
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar SME, 2020, 'Key factors influencing purchase or rent decisions in smart real estate investments: A system dynamics approach using online forum thread data', Sustainability (Switzerland), 12, pp. 4382, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su12114382
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ayub B; Thaheem MJ; Ullah F, 2019, 'Contingency Release During Project Execution: The Contractor’s Decision-Making Dilemma', Project Management Journal, pp. 875697281984825 - 875697281984825, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/8756972819848250
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar S; Wang C, 2018, 'A Systematic Review of Smart Real Estate Technology: Drivers of, and Barriers to, the Use of Digital Disruptive Technologies and Online Platforms', Sustainability, 10, pp. 3142, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su10093142
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ullah F; Thaheem MJ; sepasgozar SME; Forcada N, 2018, 'System Dynamics Model to Determine Concession Period of PPP Infrastructure Projects: Overarching Effects of Critical Success Factors', Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 4, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000280
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ullah F; Thaheem MJ, 2018, 'Concession period of public private partnership projects: industry–academia gap analysis', International Journal of Construction Management, 18, pp. 418 - 429, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2017.1333400
    Journal articles | 2017
    Hasnain M; Thaheem MJ; Ullah F, 2017, 'Best Value Contractor Selection in Road Construction Projects: ANP-Based Decision Support System', International Journal of Civil Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40999-017-0199-2
    Journal articles | 2017
    Shabbar H; Ullah F; Ayub B; Thaheem MJ; Gabriel HF, 2017, 'Empirical Evidence of Extension of Time in Construction Projects', JOURNAL OF LEGAL AFFAIRS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION, 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000217
    Journal articles | 2017
    Sheikh NA; Ullah F; Ayub B; Thaheem MJ, 2017, 'Labor productivity assessment using activity analysis on semi high-rise building projects in Pakistan', Engineering Journal, 21, pp. 273 - 286, http://dx.doi.org/10.4186/ej.2017.21.4.273
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ullah F; Thaheem MJ; Siddiqui SQ; Khurshid MB, 2017, 'Influence of Six Sigma on project success in construction industry of Pakistan', TQM Journal, 29, pp. 276 - 309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/TQM-11-2015-0136
    Journal articles | 2016
    Siddiqui SQ; Ullah F; Thaheem MJ; Gabriel HF, 2016, 'Six Sigma in construction: a review of critical success factors', International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 7, pp. 171 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJLSS-11-2015-0045
    Journal articles | 2016
    Ullah F; Ayub B; Siddiqui SQ; Thaheem MJ, 2016, 'A review of public-private partnership: critical factors of concession period', Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 21, pp. 269 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-02-2016-0011
  • Conference Papers | 2019
    2019, 'After the Flood: A Novel Application of Image Processing and Machine Learning for Post-Flood Disaster Management'
    Conference Papers | 2019
    2019, 'Investigation of the users' interaction with online real estate platforms in Australia'
    Conference Papers | 2019
    2019, 'Real Estate Stakeholders Technology Acceptance Model (RESTAM): User-focused Big9 Disruptive Technologies for Smart Real Estate Management'
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Felli F; Liu C; Ullah F; Sepasgozar S, 2018, 'Implementation of 360 videos and mobile laser measurement technologies for immersive visualisation of real estate & properties', in Do K; Sutrisna M (ed.), 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018: Educating Building Professionals for the Future in the Globalised World, Volume 2, Curtin University, Singapore, pp. 294 - 305, presented at 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018: Educating Building Professionals for the Future in the Globalised World, Singapore, 26 September 2018 - 28 November 2018, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329164528_Implementation_of_360_videos_and_mobile_laser_measurement_technologies_for_immersive_visualisation_of_real_estate_properties
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar S; Khan M; Davis S, 2018, 'Investigation of the empirical relation between student sketching, attendance and performance in construction education', Curtin University, Singapore, pp. 38 - 47, presented at 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018: Educating Building Professionals for the Future in the Globalised World, Singapore, 26 September 2018 - 28 September 2018, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329164451_Investigation_of_the_empirical_relation_between_student_sketching_attendance_and_performance_in_construction_education
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Ullah F; Sepasgozar SME; Siddiqui SQ; Qayyum S, 2017, 'An Investigation of Real Estate Technology Utilization in Technologically Advanced Marketplace', in Arif F; Sangi AJ; Lodi SH (eds.), Striving towards resilient Built Environment, Karachi Pakistan, pp. 173 - 183, presented at 9th International International Civil Engineering Congress (ICEC-2017) “Striving Towards Resilient Built Environment” December 22-23, 2017, Karachi, Pakistan, Karachi Pakistan, 22 December 2017 - 23 December 2017, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323548642_An_Investigation_of_Real_Estate_Technology_Utilization_in_Technologically_Advanced_Marketplace?_sg=UUCI68dhft3qvDD2g-580jqHj5ZVhx6BRzCHWvoMNx8hMZ123tF5yBT5WgbbsrRfhzYhC5K-z_CNOMQQngChV55-HPdkyOW9RNWogqok.BbyJLRiVIHLlK679Fy9564Li3Ew8F9QGi72eYV_fXOC6ORkNTkMGSV62H1f7opO1FHwYpqAjty2DHRUOBtDbUg
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Ayub B; Ullah F; Rasheed F; Sepasgozar SM, 2016, 'Risks In EPC Hydropower Projects: A Case Of Pakistan', in “Ensuring Technological Advancement through Innovation Based Knowledge Corridor”, Karachi, Pakistan, presented at 8th International Civil Engineering Congress (ICEC-2016), Karachi, Pakistan, 23 December 2016 - 24 December 2016, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/312070943_Risks_In_EPC_Hydropower_Projects_A_Case_Of_Pakistan?_sg=UUCI68dhft3qvDD2g-580jqHj5ZVhx6BRzCHWvoMNx8hMZ123tF5yBT5WgbbsrRfhzYhC5K-z_CNOMQQngChV55-HPdkyOW9RNWogqok.BbyJLRiVIHLlK679Fy9564Li3Ew8F9QGi72eYV_fXOC6ORkNTkMGSV62H1f7opO1FHwYpqAjty2DHRUOBtDbUg
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Ullah F; Jamaluddin Thaheem M; Sepasgozar SM, 2016, 'Sustainable Smart Cities: Evaluation of Australian Practice', in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, Hong Kong, presented at CONVR2016, Hong Kong, 11 December 2016 - 13 January 2017, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/311678378_Sustainable_Smart_Cities_Evaluation_of_Australian_Practice?_sg=UUCI68dhft3qvDD2g-580jqHj5ZVhx6BRzCHWvoMNx8hMZ123tF5yBT5WgbbsrRfhzYhC5K-z_CNOMQQngChV55-HPdkyOW9RNWogqok.BbyJLRiVIHLlK679Fy9564Li3Ew8F9QGi72eYV_fXOC6ORkNTkMGSV62H1f7opO1FHwYpqAjty2DHRUOBtDbUg
    Theses / Dissertations | 2015

  • Awards                                                                                                                                                                                               Year

  • Outstanding Research Student Award by ARC Post Graduate Council UNSW Sydney                                                        2018
  • Best Student Paper Award at AUBEA 2018 conference                                                                                                             2018
  • Name Carved at NUST Wall of Honour due to exceptional research performance                                                             2018
  • Presidential GOLD MEDAL Receiver for highest GPA in Master of Construction Management                                       2017
  • Chairman’s best paper of the conference award (Joint) in ICEC 2017 Dec 1-2 Karachi Pakistan                                    2017
  • HIGH ACHIEVERS AWARD for Academic excellence in Master by Research                                                                       2015
  • Nominated for RECTOR’S GOLD MEDAL for UG final year project on INTELLIGENT BUILDINGS TECHNOLOGY     2013
  • Funding, Scholarships & Research Grants                                                                                                                           Year

  • HDR Completion Scholarship UNSW Built Environment                                                                                                        2021

  • The Wightman Bequest Ph.D. Top-Up Scholarship Winner UNSW Built Environment                                                     2018
  • UNSW Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) for Ph.D.                                                                                                                         2017
  • Higher Education Commission Pakistan UESTP Scholarship for Ph.D.                                                                                 2017

Current:

  1. Technology Adoption in Construction, Real Estate & Property Management
  2. Smart City Management: Applications of Disruptive Technologies

Previous:

  1. Improving the Concession Period of Public-Private Partnership Projects in Infrastructure Construction Projects
  2. Implementing Six Sigma Technique for Improving Construction Quality

Published Articles

  1. Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, S., Thaheem, M. J., Wang, C. & Imran, M. (2021). It’s all about Perceptions: A DEMATEL approach to exploring user perceptions of real estate online platforms. Ain Shams Engineering Journal
  2. Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, S., & Thaheem, M. J. (2021). Barriers to the digitalization and innovation of Australian Smart Real Estate: A managerial perspective on the technology non-adoption. Environmental Technology & Innovation. 22, 101527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eti.2021.101527
  3. Ullah, F., Al-Turjman, F., Qayyum, S., Inam, H. & Imran,M. (2021). Advertising through UAVs: An optimized path system for delivering smart real estate advertisement materials. International Journal of Intelligent Systems.  10.1002/int.22422
  4. Ullah, F., Qayyum, S., Al-Turjman, F., & Thaheem, M.J. (2021). Risk management in sustainable smart cities governance: A TOE framework. Technological Forecasting & Social Change.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2021.120743
  5. Ullah, F., & Al-Turjman, F. (2021). A conceptual framework for blockchain smart contract adoption to manage real estate deals in smart cities. Neural Computing and Applications. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00521-021-05800-6
  6. Qadir, Z., Ullah, F., Munawar, H.S., & Al-Turjman, F., (2021). Addressing disasters in smart cities through UAVs path planning and 5G communications: A systematic review. Computer Communications.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comcom.2021.01.003
  7. Azeem, M., Ullah, F., Thaheem, M. J., & Qayyum, S. (2020). Competitiveness in the construction industry: A contractor’s perspective on barriers to improving the construction industry performance. Journal of Construction Engineering, Management and Innovation, 3(3), 193-219. https://doi.org/10.31462/jcemi.2020.03193219 
  8. Ullah, F., Sepasgozer, S., Tahmasebinia, F., Sepasgozar, S. M. E., & Davis, S. (2020). Examining the impact of students’ attendance, sketching, visualization, and tutors experience on students’ performance: a case of building structures course in construction management. Construction Economics and Building, 20(3).https://doi.org/10.5130/AJCEB.v20i3.7056
  9. Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, S.M.E. (2020). Key Factors Influencing Purchase or Rent Decisions in Smart Real Estate Investments: A System Dynamics Approach Using Online Forum Thread Data. Sustainability 12(11), 4382.  https://doi.org/10.3390/su12114382
  10. Low, S., Ullah, F., Shirowzhan, S., Sepasgozar, S. M., & Lee, C. L. (2020). Smart digital marketing capabilities for sustainable property development: A case of Malaysia. Sustainability, 12(13), 5402.https://doi.org/10.3390/su12135402
  11. Munawar, H. S., Qayyum, S., Ullah, F., & Sepasgozar, S. (2020). Big Data and Its Applications in Smart Real Estate and the Disaster Management Life Cycle: A Systematic Analysis. Big Data and Cognitive Computing, 4(2), 4. https://doi.org/10.3390/bdcc4020004
  12. Ali Q., Thaheem, M.J., Ullah, F. & Sepasgozar, S. (2020). The performance gap in energy-efficient office buildings: How the occupants can help? Energies, 13(6), 1480. https://doi.org/10.3390/en13061480
  13. Ayub, B., Thaheem, M. J., & Ullah, F. (2019). Contingency Release During Project Execution: The Contractor’s Decision-Making Dilemma. Project Management Journal. 8756972819848250.https://doi.org/10.1177/8756972819848250
  14. Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, S., & Wang, C. (2018). A Systematic Review of Smart Real Estate Technology: Drivers of, and Barriers to, the Use of Digital Disruptive Technologies and Online Platforms. Sustainability, 10(9), 3142.https://doi.org/10.3390/su10093142
  15. Ullah, F., Thaheem, M. J., Sepasgozar, S. M., & Forcada, N. (2018). System Dynamics Model to Determine Concession Period of PPP Infrastructure Projects: Overarching Effects of Critical Success Factors. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 10(4), 04518022.https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000280
  16. Ullah, F., & Thaheem, M. J. (2018). Concession period of public private partnership projects: industry–academia gap analysis. International Journal of Construction Management, 18(5), 418-429. https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2017.1333400
  17. Hasnain, M., Thaheem, M. J., & Ullah, F. (2018). Best value contractor selection in road construction projects: ANP-based decision support system. International Journal of Civil Engineering, 16(6), 695-714.https://doi.org/10.1007/s40999-017-0199-2
  18. Ullah, F., Thaheem, M. J., Siddiqui, S. Q., & Khurshid, M. B. (2017). Influence of Six Sigma on Project Success in Construction Industry of Pakistan. TQM Journal. 29(2), 276 – 309.https://doi.org/10.1108/TQM-11-2015-0136
  19. Shabbar, H., Ullah, F., Ayub, B., Thaheem, M. J., & Gabriel, H. F. (2017). Empirical Evidence of Extension of Time in Construction Projects. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 9(3), 04517008. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000217
  20. Sheikh, N. A., Ullah, F., Ayub, B., & Thaheem, M. J. (2017). Labor Productivity Assessment Using Activity Analysis on Semi High-Rise Building Projects in Pakistan. Engineering Journal, 21(4), 273-286. https://doi.org/10.4186/ej.2017.21.4.273
  21. Ullah, F., Ayub, B., Siddiqui, S. Q., & Thaheem, M. J. (2016). A review of Public-Private Partnership: Critical Factors of Concession Period. Journal of financial management of property and construction, 21(3), 269-300. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-02-2016-0011
  22. Siddiqui, S. Q., Ullah, F., Thaheem, M. J., & Gabriel, H. F. (2016). Six Sigma in construction: a review of critical success factors. International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 7(2), 171-186.https://doi.org/10.1108/IJLSS-11-2015-0045

Published Conference Papers

  1. Ullah, F., Shinetogtokh, T., Sepasgozar, S, & Ali, T.H. (2019). Investigation of the users’ interaction with online real estate platforms in Australia. In proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering, MUET, Pakistan (5th – 7th Dec 2019).
  2. Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, S, & Ali, T.H. (2019). Real Estate Stakeholders Technology Acceptance Model (RESTAM): User-focused Big9 Disruptive Technologies for Smart Real Estate Management. In proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering, MUET, Pakistan (5th – 7th Dec 2019).
  3. Munawar, H.S. Hammad, A., Ullah, F., & Ali, T.H. (2019). After the Flood: A Novel Application of Image Processing and Machine Learning for Post-Flood Disaster Management. In proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering, MUET, Pakistan (5th – 7th Dec 2019).
  4. Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, SME. & Khan, M.R.A. (2018). Investigation of the Empirical Relation Between Student Sketching, Attendance and Performance in Construction Education, in AUBEA 2018 Conference Singapore. (Best Paper Award)
  5. Felli, F., Liu, C., Ullah, F. & Sepasgozar, SME (2018). Implementation of 360 videos and Mobile Laser Measurement technologies for immersive visualization of Real Estate & Properties, in AUBEA 2018 Conference Singapore.
  6. Hasnain, M., Ullah, F., Thaheem, M. J., & Sepasgozar, S. M. (2018). Prioritizing Best Value Contributing Factors for Contractor Selection: An AHP Approach. In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate (pp. 1121-1131). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6190-5_99
  7. Maqsoom, A., Khan, M. U., Khan, M. T., Khan, S., & Ullah, F. (2018). Factors Influencing the Construction Time and Cost Overrun in Projects: Empirical Evidence from Pakistani Construction Industry. In Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate (pp. 769-778). Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6190-5_69 
  8. Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, SME & Siddiqui, SQ (2017). An Investigation of Real Estate Technology Utilisation in Technologically Advanced Market place. In ICEC 2017, Dec 21-22, Karachi, Pakistan (Best Paper Award)
  9. Ullah, F., Thaheem, M. J. & Sepasgozar, S.M.E (2016).  SUSTAINABLE SMART CITIES: EVALUATION OF THE AUSTRALIAN PRACTICE in 16th International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality, 12-13 December, Hong Kong.
  10. Ayub, B., Ullah, F., Sepasgozar, S.M.E. & Rasheed, F. (2016). Risks in EPC hydropower projects: A case of Pakistan. 8th International Civil Engineering Congress-(ICEC-2016), Karachi, Pakistan.

Published Book Chapters

  1. Ullah, F., & Sepasgozar, S (2019). A Study of Information Technology Adoption for Real-Estate Management: A System Dynamic Model. Innovative Production and Construction, World Scientific Singapore, May 2019, 469-486. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789813272491_0027
  2. Mehmood, Y., Zahoor, H. & Ullah, F (2019). Economic efficiency analysis of Rawalpindi bypass project: a case study. Innovative Production and Construction, World Scientific Singapore, May 2019, 531-555. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789813272491_0030
  3. Shirowzhan, S., Sepasgozar, S., Ullah, F. & Minhas, PS (2019). Implication of a construction labour tracking system for measuring labours productivity. Innovative Production and Construction, World Scientific Singapore, May 2019, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1142/9789813272491_0001
  4. Ullah, F., Thaheem, M. J., & Umar, M. (2017). Chapter 6: Public-Private Partnerships in Pakistan: A nascent evolution. Public-Private Partnerships in Transitional Nations: Policy, Governance and Praxis. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom.