Biography

Dr. Khairulzan Yahya is a Senior Lecturer in Construction Management within the subject of Environmental Management in Construction especially in the topic of Life Cycle Assessment at The Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Skudai, Johor. His teaching and research responsibilities are in the areas of:

  • Sustainable and Environmental Management in Construction
  • Construction Technology
  • Contract and Estimating
  • Construction Project Management

Since 1998 he works as an academic staff member of the Structural and Materials Department. He is Head of Construction Panel of the faculty and has been involved in coordination of the Construction Technology  course at undergraduate level. He has also involved in the development of new Masters of Project Management organised in partnership with International Business School (IBS), UTM and he himself is the coordinator for the programme.

He obtained his M.Eng degree in Construction Management in 2002 with a study on the evaluation of  Neural Network model in predicting low cost housing demand in urban areas of district of Selangor. In 2007, he successfully completed his Ph.D from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom with a thesis entitled “Eco-costing of Building Construction Wastes”.