Dr Tariq Umar

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  • Qualifications:PhD, CEng, Eur Ing, MICE, FHEA
  • Position:Senior Lecturer in Construction Project Management
  • Department:School of Architecture and Environment College of Arts, Technology and Environment
  • Telephone:+4411732 81960
  • Email:Tariq.Umar@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Tariq has completed Ph.D. degree in construction management from London South Bank University, UK, and registered as a Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng) with Engineering Council UK. He is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE) and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). He has more than 18 years of international experience involving different positions in academia and industry. Tariq has published several research articles in the area of construction management, renewable energy, engineering sustainability, construction materials, waste and resource management and construction 4.0. Prior to joining UWE, he was working in Kingston University and before that he was working in Oman where he had served a Higher Education Institution for more than eight years. Tariq is an approved mentor of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE, UK) and helping graduate engineers to become professionally qualified engineers. He is also a reviewer for the ICE membership, professional registration, and End Point Assessor. Tariq is also serving as member of the editorial board/advisor and a reviewer for several journals and renowned conferences. He is STEM ambassador and organize events to motivate young people particularly women in STEM. As a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Oman committee, he helps in organizing students and graduate competitions, and learning events. He frequently deliver invited talks at international forums and research events.

2. Web of Science
3. SCI Profile 
4. Engineering Council UK Case Study
5. Scopus
6. LinkedIn

Area of expertise

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Materials 
  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Engineering Sustainability
  • Safety and Health in Construction
  • Waste and Resource Management
  • Construction 4.0.
  • STEM Education and Profession
  • Higher Education

Tariq is available for PhD supervision in the areas of Construction Management, Construction Materials, Engineering Sustainability, Renewable Energy, Waste and Resource Management, and Construction 4.0.

Recent Projects:

1. Improving Soft Skills, Learning outcomes and employability of Women students, graduates, and early career professionals in STEM. UK – Americas Partnerships for TNE and Internationalisation – A collaboration with Universidad Politécnica de Ramos Arizpe (UPRA), Mexico. Funded by British Council, Mexico.  

2. Developing Transnational Education (TNE) Partnership with Kazakh National Research Technical University (Satbayev University). Funded by British Council, Kazakhstan

1. Public/ Community Engagement and Knowledge Exchange: Workshop on Carbon Reduction: Do your bit for Net Zero Target. University of the West of England, UK.

2. Special Issue "Challenges of Renewable Energy in Developing Countries", Energies, MDPI.

1. BAME Staff Network Project, Celebrating BAME Excellence in Kingston University, Kingston University, London, UK.


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