Professor Mohammed Dulaimi

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Professor Mohammed Dulaimi has worked in universities in the UK, Singapore and UAE leading the development and delivery of teaching and research in construction management and project management (construction and generic).

Professor Mohammed Dulaimi has spent more than 35 years in industry and academia. Mohammed has featured extensively in internationally refereed journals and conferences with over 100 papers published worldwide; addressing issues related to management of innovation, project management, sustainable development and construction procurement.

Since joining Leeds Beckett University, Mohammed has formed a new research group focused on developing new knowledge that would support the effort of accelerating the pace of innovation to meet the challenges of the “Smart” agenda.

Mohammed is a chartered construction manager (CIOB) and a visiting professor at the University of Glasgow Caledonian. Mohammed advised and led the research and innovation effort at Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce (UAE). He has provided consultancies and training in project management and construction management in the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UAE.

Professor Dulaimi is a member of the editorial board of several leading international journals as well as being a reviewer for several refereed journals. He has a significant international profile delivering presentations, keynote speeches and seminars around the globe.

He is currently a member of the CIB board which is the leading international research forum in construction and building innovation. Professor Dulaimi is also the Director of the CIB’s Regional Network for the whole of the MENA region.

Current Teaching

  • MSc in Project Management
  • MSc in Construction Management
  • BSc in Construction Management
  • MSc in Project Management

Research Interests

Mohammed has led and participated in several funded research projects that focused on developing new knowledge of innovation dynamics at individual, team and corporate levels. His research investigated the attitude of construction industry towards innovation, the impact of procurement strategies on innovation, alignment of motivation of the supply chain to support innovation at project level with greater emphasis on understanding the role of project managers in influencing project performance and innovation.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (7)