Dr Olugbenga Oladinrin
Associate Professor in Construction Project Management
School of Art, Design and Architecture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
Dr. Olugbenga Timo Oladinrin is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor (MRICS). He obtained his PhD in Construction Project Management from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, and master’s and bachelor’s (First class honours) degrees in Quantity Surveying from the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Nigeria. Currently, he is an Associate Professor (Teaching & Research) at the School of Art, Design and Architecture, University of Plymouth. Formerly, he was a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying at the University of Wolverhampton in the UK, a Postdoctoral fellow at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and a Lecturer at FUTA. Dr Oladinrin teaches Quantity Surveying and Construction Project Management both in the UK and abroad. He has a strong track record of research outputs in top refereed journals. He has successfully secured some competitive research grants from funding bodies in the UK (including the British Council grants). He has a growing profile and is actively involved in professional bodies. His research areas include construction ethics, construction innovation, sustainable construction, construction health and safety, new working practices, construction and demolition waste management - circular economy concept, quantity surveying practices, etc. You can contact him for research collaboration and PhD supervision in these areas. He is currently an academic editor and guest editor for some journals.
PG Cert – 2019-2020 – University of Wolverhampton, UK
Ph.D – 2013 - 2016 - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
M. Tech, Quantity Surveying – 2010 – 2012 - Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Nigeria
B.Tech., Quantity Surveying, 2003 – 2008 (First Class Honours) - Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Nigeria
Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Crown Realties plc. Lagos State, Nigeria. October 2008 – October 2009
Estimator, Gumel Local Government, Jigawa State, Nigeria. March 2009- February 2010
Trainee Quantity Surveyor, SEA Surveyors, Lagos State, Nigeria. April 2007- October 2007.
Member: Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Roles on external bodies
PhD Examination - Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. Thesis title: An integrated monitoring and evaluation model for construction project delivery in Ghana - 2020
Academic Editor - Advances in Civil Engineering
Academic Editor - Frontiers in Built Environment - Construction Management
Guest editor - Sustainability journal
Guest editor - International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics
Staff serving as external examiners
External Examiner/ Moderator – London South Bank University, UK
Grants & contracts
Principal Investigator: Creating links for investigating technical barriers for the uptake of renewable energy in Egypt.
British Council – Research Environment Link.
Total amount £48,500.
Dec 2021 - Dec 2022
Co-Investigator: Coping with Climate Change and Water Scarcity in Jordan for Sustainable Growth: Vulnerability, Adaptation and Mitigation Measures: HydJo in Jordan
Total amount £18,040
2 Nov 2020 - 7 Mar 2020
Co-Investigator: Developing Smart Environmental Resilience Solutions for Coastal areas in the Philippines: Susceptibility, Adaptation and Mitigation Measures: SEACAP
Total amount: £67,000
1 Jun 2020 - 6 Jun 2020
1. Oladinrin T.O and Ojo L.D., Adeniyi O. and Adedeji F.D. (2022). Severity of Ethical Issues in Virtual Teams on Construction Projects. Int. J. of Business Governance and Ethics.
2. Adeniyi, O.; Rathnasiri, P.; Oladinrin, O.T.; Rana, M.Q. (2022). Strategic Capabilities for Enhancing the Flood Resilience of Business Premises: An Expert Review and Lessons from Case Studies. Sustainability, 14, 9814. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14169814
3. Soyinka O, Mesthrige JW. Hewage UWA, and Oladinrin T.O, (2022). Scientometric review of construction demolition waste management: A global sustainability perspective. Environment, Development and Sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-022-02537-7
4. Sharif A.A, Alshdiefat A.S., Rana M.Q., Kaushik A. and Oladinrin T.O (2022). Evaluating social sustainability in Jordanian residential neighborhoods: a combined expert-user approach. City, Territory and Architecture 9(17) https://doi.org/10.1186/s40410-022-00162-5
5. El‐Mahallawi I., Elshazly E., Ramadan M., Nasser R., Yasser M., El‐Badry S., Elthakaby M., Oladinrin T.O., and Rana M.Q. (2022). Solar PV Panels‐Self‐Cleaning Coating Material for Egyptian. Sustainability. 11001. https://doi.org/10.3390/su141711001
6. Oladinrin, T.O., Arif, M., Rana, M. & Gyoh L. (2022.). Interrelations between construction ethics and innovation: A bibliometric analysis using VOSviewer. Construction Innovation: information, process, management.
7. Sagar SK, Arif M, Oladinrin T.O, Rana MQ (2022) Challenges negating virtual construction project team performance in the Middle East. Built Environment Project and Asset Management
8. Sagar, S., Oladinrin, O., Arif, M., & Rana, M. (2022). Interpretive Structural Model of Trust Factors in Construction Virtual Project Teams. Construction Innovation: information, process, management.
9. Sagar SK, Arif M, Oladinrin T.O, Rana MQ (2021) Exploring Factors Affecting Trust in Construction Virtual Project Teams. Journal of Architectural Engineering Technology. 10: 254.
10. Oladinrin, T.O.; Gomis, K.; Jayantha, W.M.; Obi, L.; Rana, M.Q. (2021). Scientometric Analysis of Global Scientific Literature on Aging in Place. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 18, 12468. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182312468
11. Oladinrin T.O and Ojo L.D. (2021). Characterisation of the Drivers of Environmental Management System Implementation. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. http://hdl.handle.net/2436/624264
12. Oladinrin T.O, Soyinka O, Mesthrige JW. (2021). Investigating the influence of associated-risk, reward, and external intervention on homeownership in Hong Kong Housing. Policy Debate
13. Ojo L, Oladinrin T.O, Obi L. (2021). Critical barriers to environmental management system implementation in the Nigerian construction industry. Environmental Management 23 Apr 2021
14. Rana M.Q, , Bendi D., Arif M., Oladinrin T.O. and Kaushik A. (2021). Assessing Off-Site Readiness in Construction Organisations from the Contractors' Perspective: A Case Study from India. Journal of Architectural Engineering Technology, 10(10), 1-10
15. Jayantha, W.M. Oladinrin T.O. and Javed, A.A. (2021). Different Grades and Different Green Premiums: A Cross-sectional Analysis of a Green Certification Scheme. Pacific Rim Property Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/14445921.2021.1943626
16. Oladinrin T.O, Jayantha W, Moses T. (2021). New working practices: a scientometric review. International Journal of Real Estate Studies 30 Jun 2021
17. Olatunji, S.O., Oladinrin, T.O. and Jegede, E.B. (2021). Appraisal of E-Procurement Methods in Construction Projects in Ondo State, Nigeria. The Quantity Surveyor.
18. Ahatty, S., Ndekugri, I.E, Adaku, E. and Oladinrin T.O. (2021). Disputes and their Resolution in Major Infrastructure Projects in Developing Countries: Literature Review. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), 10(8), 317-321.
19. Olatunji S.O., Oladinrin T.O. and Jegede B.E. (2020). Appraising the factors influencing the use of e-procurement in Nigerian construction industry. Journal of Contemporary Research in the Built Environment, 4(1&2), 25-35.
20. Jayantha, W.M and Oladinrin, T.O. (2019), An analysis of factors affecting homeownership: a survey of Hong Kong households. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 35(3), 939-956. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10901-019-09723-6
21. Jayantha, W.M and Oladinrin, T.O. (2019), Knowledge mapping of office workspace: A scientometric review of studies. Facilities. 38(3/4), pp. 316-345.
22. Jayantha, W.M and Oladinrin, T.O. (2019), Evaluating the effect of new working practices on office space usage in Hong Kong. Journal of Corporate Real Estate. DOI (10.1108/JCRE-06-2019-0030)
23. Jayantha, W.M and Oladinrin, T.O. (2019), "Bibliometric analysis of hedonic price model using CiteSpace", International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-04-2019-0044
24. Jayantha, W.M. and Oladinrin, T.O. (2019) "Identifying critical enablers for homeownership in Hong Kong", International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-03-2019-0031
25. M.F. Antwi-Afari, H. Li, J. K.W. Wong, T.O Oladinrin, J.X. Ge, J. Seo, A.Y.L. Wong, (2019) "Sensing and warning-based technology applications to improve occupational health and safety in the construction industry: A literature review", Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-05-2018-0188
26. Oladinrin, T.O., Chukwurah, P. O., & Makanjuola, A. S. (2019). Assessment of the Safety Maturity Level of Construction Companies in Nigeria–EFQM Approach. International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering and Technology, 10(1).
27. Ho, C. M. F. & Oladinrin, T. O. (2019). A Paradigm Shift in the Implementation of Ethics Codes in Construction Organizations in Hong Kong: Towards an Ethical Behaviour. Science and Engineering Ethics journal. Vol.25(2), p.559-581 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11948-018-0026-4
28. Akinradewo O. F., and Oladinrin T.O. (2018). A quantitative study of the magnitude of construction claims in construction projects in Nigeria. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation 8(2) 1872-1885.
29. WONG J.K.W, Oladinrin, T.O., HO, C.M.F., Guilbert, E. & Kam, R.C.Y (2018). Assessment of video-based e-learning in a construction measurement course. International Journal of Construction Management. (DOI:10.1080/15623599.2018.1435152).
30. Ho, C. M. F. & Oladinrin, T. O. (2016). Evaluation of ethical codes implementation –a fuzzy approach. Facilities, 34(13/14), 924-955. www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/F-04-2015-0015
31. Oladinrin, T. O., Ho, C. M. F. & Lin, X. (2017). Critical Analysis of Whistleblowing in Construction Organizations: Findings from Hong Kong. Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. 9(2), 04516012 http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000205
32. Oladinrin, T. O., & Ho, C. M. F. (2016). Embeddedness of codes of ethics in construction organizations. Engineering Construction and Architectural Management Journal 23(1), 75-91. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/ECAM-05-2014-0063
33. Lam, E. W. M., Chan, A. P. C., Chan, D. W. M., & Oladinrin, T. O. (2016). Analysis of the Effectiveness of Instructional Strategies for Construction Management Students. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 142(3), 04016001. http://ascelibrary.org/doi/abs/10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000276 04016001.
34. Aje I.O., Oladinrin, T. O., & Nwaole, C. (2016). Factors Influencing Success Rate of Contractors in Competitive Bidding for Construction Works in South-East, Nigeria. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, 21(1).
35. Oladinrin, T. O., & Ho, C. M. (2015). Critical Enablers for Codes of Ethics Implementation in Construction Organizations. Journal of Management in Engineering, 32(1), 04015023-1-04015023-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000385
36. Oladinrin, T. O., & Ho, C. M. F. (2015). Barriers to effective implementation of ethical codes in construction organizations: An empirical investigation. International Journal of Construction Management, 15(2) 117-125.
37. Oladinrin, T. O., & Ho, C. M. F. (2015). Integrating codes of ethics in Hong Kong Construction Organizations – Practitioners’ perspective. Asian Journal of Business Ethics, (Special issue, May 2015). DOI: 10.1007/s13520-015-0041-3.
38. Oladinrin, T. O., & Ho, C. M. F. (2015). Enabling ethical code embeddedness in construction organizations: A review of process assessment approach. Science and Engineering Ethics Journal, DOI:10.1007/s11948-015-9679-4. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11948-015-9679-4
39. Oladinrin, T. O., & Ho, C. M. F. (2014). Strategies for Improving Codes of Ethics Implementation in Construction Organizations. Project Management Journal, 45(5), 15-26.
40. Oladinrin, T. O., O. Adeniyi, & M.O. Udi (2014). Analysis of Stress Management among Professionals in the Nigerian Construction Industry. International Journal of Multidisciplinary and Current Research, Vol.2 (Jan/Feb), 22-33.
41. Oladinrin T.O., Olatunji, S.O and Hamza, B.T. (2013). Effect of selected procurement systems on building project performance in Nigeria. International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering & Technology, 4(1), 48-62.
42. Ibironke, O. T., Oladirin, T. O., Adeniyi, O., Eboreime, I. V. (2013). Analysis of Non-excusable delay factors affecting Contractors’ Performance in Lagos, Nigeria. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, 18(1), 53–72.
43. Oladinrin T.O., Ogunsemi D.R. & Aje I.O. (2012). Role of Construction Sector in Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria. FUTY Journal of the Environment, 7(1), 50-60. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/fje
44. Famakin, I. O., Makanjuola, S. A., Adeniyi, O. and Oladinrin, T. O. (2012). Impact of Construction Regulations in Nigeria: Consultants and Contractors view. FUTY Journal of the Environment, 7(1), 115-122. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/fje
1. Ejohwomu, I., Oloke, D., Obi, L. and Oladinrin, O. (2022). Behavioral based safety in urban developments: A tale of two sectors. University of Salford’s International Post Graduate Research Conference (IPGRC), 4th-6th April 2022.
2. Ejohwomu, I., Oloke, D., Obi, L. and Oladinrin, O. (2021). A Safety leading indicator approach: an exploratory study of the Nigeria construction sector. W099 & W123 Annual International ConferenceChanges and innovations for improved wellbeing in construction8th -10th September 2021(Glasgow) Scotland, G4 0BA
3. Onileowo R.D, Ogunsemi D.R, and Oladinrin T.O (2019). Appraisal of contingency sum as a predictor of cost overrun in building projects. Paper Presented at the NIQS RECON 4 under the Theme Confluence of Research, Theory and Practice in the Built Environment, held at Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) International Conference Centre, Enugu, Nigeria, on 10-12th September 2019.
4. Onileowo R.D, Ogunsemi D.R, and Oladinrin T.O (2019). Framework for managing contingency sums in building projects. Paper Presented at the NIQS RECON 4 under the Theme Confluence of Research, Theory and Practice in the Built Environment, held at Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) International Conference Centre, Enugu, Nigeria, on 10-12th September 2019.
5. Jayantha W.M. Arshad J. and Oladinrin T.O (2018). Different Grades and Different Green Premiums: A Cross-sectional Analysis of a Green Certification Scheme. 1st International Conference on Construction Project Management and Construction Engineering (iCCPMCE 2018) Sydney, Australia, 3-6 December 2018.
6. Wong, J.K.W, Oladinrin, T. O., Ho, C. M. F. Guilbert E., & Kam R. (2016). Assessment of e-learning in construction measurement course. Multidisciplinary Academic Conference on Education, Teaching and E-Learning, (MAC-ETeL 2016), At Prague, Czech Republic, August 5-6.
7. Oladinrin, T.O., Oke, A.E., Abidoye, R.B., & Koleowo, N.A. (2016). Assessment of the Critical Success Factors for Healthcare Project Delivery in Ondo State, Nigeria. 21st Century Human Habitat: Issues, Sustainability and Development. Proceedings of the Joint International Conference (JIC) Akure, Nigeria Monday 21 – Thursday 24 March, 2016.
8. Oladinrin, T. O., & Ho, C. M. F. (2015). Making ethics count in Construction Organizations: An approach for measuring ethical codes implementation. 12th International Post-Graduate Research Conference 2015, MediaCityUK, (June 10th – 12th, 2015).
9. Oladinrin, T. O., Ho, C. M. F. & Chiang, Y.H. (2015). Evaluating codes of ethics implementation for a sustainable construction organization. The First International Conference for Sustainable Development and Management (ICSDM, 28-30 June 2015, Hong Kong).
10. Lam, EWM, Chan, APC, Chan, DWM and Oladinrin, T.O. (2015). Evaluating student experience on learning instructional strategies. The 11th International Conference on Technology Education in the Asia Pacific Region, held in Hong Kong (3-5 January).
11. Oladinrin, T. O. and Christabel M.F. Ho (2014). Implementing Codes of Ethics in Construction Organizations: A Self-Assessment Process Approach. Proceedings of the CIB International conference, theme: Construction in developing countries and its contribution to sustainable development, held in Nigeria (January 28th – 30th, 2014).
12. Oladinrin, T. O. and Christabel M.F. Ho. (2014). Integrating codes of ethics in Hong Kong Construction Organizations – Practitioners’ perspective. World Business Ethics Forum, Macau, 9-11 December 2014.
13. Oladinrin, T. O., D.R. Ogunsemi and I.O. Aje (2014). The Causal Relationship between Construction Growth and Economic Growth: A Comparative Study of Nigeria and South Africa. Proceedings of the CIB International conference, theme: Construction in developing countries and its contribution to sustainable development, held in Nigeria (January 28th – 30th, 2014).Onaopepo Adeniyi, Oladinrin, T. O. and Victor Owoeye (2014). Survey of building works cost estimating practices of quantity surveyors in Ondo state and Abuja, Nigeria. SET Conference book of readings.
Session chair - The 3rd Faculty of Science and Engineering Festival of Research, Springfield Campus, Grimstone Street, Wolverhampton, WV10 0JR, 26th – 27th May 2022.
International scientific committee member - The 2018 International Conference on Construction, Aerotropolis and Environmental Engineering, Vanung University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, November 23-25,2018.