Biography

Name : Ali Keyvanfar (علی‌ کیوان فر)
Position
Moved to Faculty of Built Environment as Adj. Assoc. Professor
Visiting Professor@KIA(South Korea)
Visiting Professor@UTE(Ecuador)
Adj Professor@IUST(Iran)
Former Managing Editor@MIT-UTM MSCP
Qualification : PDoc.(ConstMan), Ph.D(CivilEng.), MSc.(ConstMan), BEng.(CivilEng), Dip(Math).
Email : akeyvanfar”at”utm.my, alikeyvanfar”at”gmail.com
Mailing   :
Block B12, FAB, UTM, 81310 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia.
Telephone : NA
HP : +6 017-703-3482
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         Dr. Ali Keyvanfar is an experienced academician, R&D project manager, and industry consultant internationally. He has close to ten years of teaching, research and consultancy experience in smart construction, green material, green architecture, and sustainable urban and infrastructure development. He has more than 50 publications (while 80 % of publications are in high-ranked journals, and in 50% of cases, he is the 1st, 2nd or Corresponding Author). As a part of publication collaboration, he has been honored on co-authorship with “Prof. Dr. Ronald McCaffer” in few manuscripts. He is serving as a reviewer for ten high-ranked journals and has the experience to assess more than 200 cases, and honored to receive the “Outstanding contribution in reviewing” award from Elsevier Journal of Energy Policy (Q1) as well as Material & Design (Q1) to this effort. Dr. Ali’s privileged editorials contribution as “Managing Editor at MIT-UTM MALAYSIA SUSTAINABLE CITIES PROGRAM journal publication” in 2015-2016. He has secured several multi-disciplinary international research funds (more than USD 1.5 million). He has developed a number of award-winning research products & services that have been patented and trademarked in the construction industry. As the result of his accomplishments, as a young researcher, he has received the Korea 2016’s World Scientist Award and received honorary visiting Professorship appointment from Korea Invention Academy. He obtained Bachelor (CE-2004). Masters (CM-2009) and Ph.D. (CE-2013) from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), which is the ASEAN top-3-universities. He is a dedicated scientist.

His international associated professional membership includes: American Society of Civil Engineering-Construction Institute (ASCE-CI)-USA,  Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM)-UK,  International Hydropower Association (IHA)-UK, International Initiative for Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE)-Canada, and  International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA)-Swiss.

Dr. Ali’s editorialship contributions are :   

  • Managing Editor and Reviewer in:

MIT-UTM MALAYSIA SUSTAINABLE CITIES PROGRAM journal publications.

  •  Associate Guest Editor and Reviewer in:

DESALINATION AND WATER TREATMENT (Q2 SJR2014, Q3 JCR2014), and
JURNAL TEKNOLOGI (Q3 SJR 2014).

  •  Reviewer in:

JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION (Q1 SJR 2015, Q1 JCR 2015), 

ENERGY POLICY (Q1 SJR 2015, Q1 JCR 2015), 

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT REVIEW (Q1 SJR 2014, Q1 JCR 2014),
MATERIALS AND DESIGN (Q1 SJR 2014, Q1 JCR2014),
CLEAN TECHNOLOGIES AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY (Q2 SJR2014, Q2 JCR2014),
JOURNAL OF ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING (Q1 SJR 2014),
SCIENTIA IRANICA (Q1 SJR2014, Q2 JCR2014),
IRANIAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-Transactions of Civil Engineering (Q4 SJR 2014),

JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME (Q1 SJR 2015, Q2 JCR2015),and

KSCE JOURNAL OF CIVIL ENGINEERING (Q3 SJR 2015, Q3 JCR 2015).

 

He is a dedicated research team member as well as a research leader who is astute in undertaking research goal and completing it within the specified deadline.

 

 

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