Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Dr Andrew Smith

Lecturer

Biography

Andrew Smith has research interests in the built environment, particularly in facilities management, construction and sustainability. His research papers on themes such as workplace wellbeing and productivity, sustainability, indoor environmental quality and the relationship of people to their working environment have been published in several Internationally-recognised academic and professional journals.

Recent projects include a DTI and industry funded project to investigate the wellbeing and productivity effects of plants in offices and supervision of a PhD investigating sustainable facilities management in Nigeria.

Andrew’s role involves teaching and scholarly activity at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His teaching interests include facilities management, building economics and procurement strategy.

Themes

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of BIM and Engineering Science (IJBES)
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Facilities Management

 

Conference Activity

  • Member of Scientific Committee, EuroFM European Facility Management Conference 2019
  • Member of Scientific Committee, First Transdisciplinary Workplace Conference, Tampere, Finland, September 2018
  • Member of Scientific Committee, EuroFM European Facility Management Conference 2018

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Certified Member, Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (CIWFM)
  • Member, Chartered Management Institute (MCMI)

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • External Examiner, Liverpool John Moores University - Optimising facility management communication in Swiss hospitals: The development of an FM communication framework (2019) (PhD)
  • Internal Examiner, University of Central Lancashire - The construction partnering paradigm: A dynamic conceptual engagement framework (2015) (PhD)
  • Internal Examiner, University of Central Lancashire - Development of a framework for sustainable social housing provision (SSHP) in England (2014) (PhD)
  • Internal Examiner, University of Central Lancashire - The uptake and implementation of sustainable construction: Transforming policy into practice (2012) (PhD)

 

Date


14 results

Practical approach for paving the way to motivate BIM non-users to adopt BIM

Journal Article
Elhendawi, A., Omar, H., Elbeltagi, E., & Smith, A. (2020)
Practical approach for paving the way to motivate BIM non-users to adopt BIM. International Journal of BIM and Engineering Science, 2(2), 1-22
Typically, the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry is considered one of the most effective contributor to the national developments worldwide. However, ...

Methodology for BIM implementation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Journal Article
Elhendawi, A., Smith, A., & Elbeltagi, E. (2019)
Methodology for BIM implementation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. International Journal of BIM and Engineering Science, 2(1), 1-21
Purpose The Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry is considered the most effective contributor to development in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Howev...

Achieving Sustainability in Commercial Buildings in Nigeria: The FM Approach

Journal Article
Olayinka, O., & Andrew, S. (2018)
Achieving Sustainability in Commercial Buildings in Nigeria: The FM Approach. Journal of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, 3(1), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.jccee.20180301.11
People around the world are beginning to aspire to live and work in sustainable buildings (SBs), that is, buildings that are comfortable, healthy and have low impact on the en...

Indoor living plants' effects on an office environment

Journal Article
Smith, A. J., Fsadni, A., & Holt, G. (2017)
Indoor living plants' effects on an office environment. Facilities, 35(9/10), 525-542. https://doi.org/10.1108/F-09-2016-0088
Purpose The use of indoor living plants for enhancement of indoor relative humidity and the general environment of a large, modern, open plan office building; are studied usin...

Impact of living plants on the indoor air quality in a large modern building

Conference Proceeding
Smith, A. & Fsadni, A. (2015)
Impact of living plants on the indoor air quality in a large modern building. In Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016, Volume II: Environmental Opportunities and Challenges. Constructing Commitment and Acknowledging Human Experiences, 128-140. ISBN ISBN 978-952-15-3742-4
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of living plants in enhancing the indoor air quality (IAQ) and the general indoor environment within a large modern open-pl...

The Use Of Mobile Devices By Uclan GB-ACE Students As An Aid To Learning

Presentation / Conference
Pye, C., & Smith, A. (2014, July)
The Use Of Mobile Devices By Uclan GB-ACE Students As An Aid To Learning. Poster presented at UCLan Learning and Teaching Conference, Preston, UK
No abstract available.

Facilities Management Approach For Achieving Sustainability in Commercial Buildings in Nigeria

Conference Proceeding
Olaniyi, O. O., Smith, A., Liyanage, C., & Akintoye, A. (2014)
Facilities Management Approach For Achieving Sustainability in Commercial Buildings in Nigeria. In Promoting Innovation in FM, (361-365
The purpose of this research is to determine the extent of sustainable facilities management (FM) practice in the management of commercial buildings in Nigeria and identify ba...

Awareness and effectiveness of quality function deployment (QFD) in design and build projects in Nigeria

Journal Article
John, R., Smith, A., Chotipanich, S., & Pitt, M. (2014)
Awareness and effectiveness of quality function deployment (QFD) in design and build projects in Nigeria. Journal of Facilities Management, 12(1), 72-88. https://doi.org/10.1108/jfm-07-2013-0039
Purpose – Quality function deployment (QFD) is a method for structured product planning and development that enables a development team to specify clearly the wants and needs ...

The applicability of neuroscience to facilities management.

Journal Article
Smith, A. (2014)
The applicability of neuroscience to facilities management. Journal of Facilities Management, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.1108/jfm-08-2013-0041
Editorial.

Sustainability best practice in PPP: case study of a hospital project in the UK.

Presentation / Conference
Zhou, L., & Smith, A. (2013, March)
Sustainability best practice in PPP: case study of a hospital project in the UK. Paper presented at PPP Body of Knowledge International Conference, Preston, UK
Globally, sustainable development has been given high priority for the Government agenda in order to achieve a balance of social, economic and environmental factors. The UK go...

Current Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • Quality Management in Chinese Manufacturing Industries
  • Development of a Facilities Management Framework for Sustainable Building Practice in Nigeria