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Abdulkadir has worked at UCLan since 2007. He is a Senior Lecturer and currently the course leader for the BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology Programme. Abdulkadir currently conducts research on BIM and ICT application in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry and supervising a number of PhD students. He has completed a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) which was awarded the highest grade of “Outstanding” by KTP Grading Panel for its achievement in meeting KTP’s objectives. His research interests include BIM, IoT, Sustainable Built Environment, Computer Visualisation, Buildability, ICT in Construction.
Abdulkadir Ganah is Senior Lecturer at the Grenfell-Baines Institute of Architecture, University of Central Lancashire. After graduating from Urban Planning Department, University of Benghazi, Abdulkadir worked in Planning Section, Eljoufra Local Government and Houn Engineering Consultant Bureau before undertaking postgraduate studies in the area of Architecture at Newcastle University and Dundee University. Following this, Abdulkadir was a lecturer at Faculty of Technology and Engineering, Sebha University for two years before studying his research degree at Civil and Building Engineering Department, Loughborough University.
After finishing his PhD, Abdulkadir moved to Newcastle University to work as a Research Associate for two years then moved to Lancaster University to work as researcher on an ESF project. Abdulkadir joined the University of Central Lancashire as research fellow at Knowledge Transfer Unit to become later a lecturer in Architectural Technology. Later, he has been promoted to a senior lecturer and Course Leader for BSc. (Hons) Architectural Studies (Foundation Entry) then Course Leader for BSc. (Hons) in Architectural Technology. He has maintained research interests in ICT, BIM, IoT, Sustainability, and Design and Construction Management, and is the author of more than 40 publications. Abdulkadir is supervising a KTP in BIM and PhD students.
Williamson, M., Ganah, A. and John, G. A. (2019) Barriers to adopting modern methods of construction in the UK. Journal of Construction Engineering, Management & Innovation, 2 (1). pp. 30-39. ISSN 2630-5771
Ganah, A. and John, G. A. (2017) BIM and project planning integration for on-site safety induction. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 15 (3). ISSN 1726-0531
Ganah, A. and John, G. A. (2015). Integrating Building Information Modeling and Health and Safety for Onsite Construction.Safety and Health at Work . 6(1), pp 39–45. ISSN 20937911
Ganah, A. and John, G. A. (2015) An Overview of the Feasibility of Achieving Level 2 Building Information Modeling by 2016 in the UK. Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, 9 (8). pp. 885-894. ISSN 1934-7359