Suha Jaradat

suha jaradat

Dr Suha Jaradat

Associate Professor & Programme Leader (Architectural Technology)

Biography

Dr Suha Jaradat is an Associate Professor in Architectural Technology, Research Integrity & Ethics Lead at the School of Engineering and the Built Environment and a Programme Leader of three Architectural Technology courses: (BSc (Hons.) Architectural Technology, BSc (Hons) Construction and Built Environment (Architectural Technology) Graduate Apprenticeship, and MSc Architectural Technology and Building Performance). She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA), Chartered Member of the Charted Institute of Architectural Technologists (MCIAT), a fully qualified Member (registered Architectural Engineer) of the Jordanian Engineers Association. She is a PhD examiner and supervisor and has been an External Examiner & Panel Expert in programme validation and review events.

Dr Suha Jaradat's research is interdisciplinary in nature and focuses on the digitisation of the built environment using various software applications designed to improve environmental performance. She is involved in teaching, professional practice & research. The outcome of her research is published in international journals & conferences. She is a reviewer for international refereed journals in the built environment. She has a wide range of research interests including:

Building Information Modelling (BIM) in interdisciplinary practices
Professionalism in Digitally-mediated Construction Projects
The Role of Built Environment Professionals
Historic Building Information Modelling (HBIM)
Architectural Design and practice
Architectural Technology
Architectural Education
Sustainable Design
Circular Economy and Refurbishment Practices
Construction Management
Thermal Comfort and Spatial Behaviour
Behavioural Architecture
Modern Methods of Construction
Dr Suha Jaradat is available to supervise PhD students in these areas.

Dr Suha Jaradat has been teaching undergraduate & postgraduate modules in architecture, architectural technology, engineering, surveying & construction management. including:
Design Project and Technical Report
Building Information Modelling
Strategic Management
Architectural Practice and Management
Context of Building Surveying
Context of Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Design and Development
Building Design and Application
Sustainable Construction Technology and Practice
Research Project

Dr Suha Jaradat was a Lecturer in the Built Environment & Course Director of BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying Consultancy at the School of Engineering, Kingston University London.

Dr Suha Jaradat worked as a Research Fellow & Sessional Lecturer at the University of Reading, School of Construction Management & Engineering after completing her PhD at the Design Innovation Research Centre (DIRC), University of Reading. Her PhD was funded by the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) & investigated the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in interdisciplinary practices in the UK & USA. She collected data from leading architectural practices in Houston, Dallas, San Francisco & London. She was involved in larger studies including the London 2012 Olympics Games Construction Project.

Dr Suha Jaradat worked in Edinburgh previously & completed her MSc in Design and Digital Media at the Department of Architecture, The University of Edinburgh.

Esteem

Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • External Panel Member for Teesside University and Hyper Island to take part in a course review of MA Digital Experience Design/MA Digital Management
  • Panel Expert to attend an overseas Periodic Review event and look at collaborative programmes (Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying and Construction Management) in Muscat, Oman

 

Conference Activity

  • International Scientific Committee-International Congress of Architectural Technology ICAT to take part in organising conferences, reviewing submitted papers and chairing sessions

 

External Examining/Validations

  • External Viva Member for Architectural Design & Detailing, Bachelor of Architecture Programme End Semester Examination for ‘Design of Office Tower, Istanbul, Turkey’ (2020)
  • Education Board Member for The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT) (Accreditation visits)
  • External Examiner for BSc (Hons.) Architectural Technology at Liverpool John Moores University
  • External Academic for Hull College Higher Education on Validation Approval Panel for FD Interior and Spatial Design
  • External Advisor for the approval of a new programme: BSc (Hons) Digital Construction
  • Lead External Examiner for BSc (Hons.) Architectural Technology and Design at the University of the West of England Bristol; and at School for Higher and Professional Education SHAPE Hong Kong where the programme is delivered as a top-up

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists CIAT (MCIAT)
  • Affiliate Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Chartered Member of the Jordanian Engineers Association

 

Reviewing

  • Reviewer for Edinburgh Napier’s professional recognition framework accredited by the Advance Higher Education HE (Formerly Higher Education Academy HEA) to review HEA fellowship applications and interview applicants
  • University Approval and Review Panel to take part in Institutional Led Review meetings to review programmes across the University
  • Reviewer for the Modular and Offsite Construction Summit to evaluate submitted papers and provide feedback to authors
  • Journal Reviewer-International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education
  • Journal Reviewer-Indoor and Built Environment
  • Journal Reviewer-Building Research and Information Journal
  • Journal Reviewer-Construction Management and Economics

 

Visiting Positions

  • Visiting Researcher at Texas A&M University, Department of Architecture where I was involved in academic activities including collecting data from leading firms, presenting research findings and participating in research workshops.

 

Date


13 results

The Role of the Architectural Technologist in BIM Environments

Conference Proceeding
Jaradat, S. (2019)
The Role of the Architectural Technologist in BIM Environments. In Architectural Technology, Facing The Renovation And Refurbishment Challenge: Conference Proceedings Of The Eight International Congress Of Architectural Technology, (171-179
Built environment professionals are expected to work in Building Information Modelling (BIM)-enabled environments. (BIM)-enabled design is examined within the context of inter...

Architectural design studio environment and student satisfaction: case studies of Jordanian universities

Conference Proceeding
Ibrahim, A., Jaradat, S., & Alatoom, M. (2019)
Architectural design studio environment and student satisfaction: case studies of Jordanian universities. In Architectural Technology, Facing The Renovation And Refurbishment Challenge: Conference Proceedings Of The Eight International Congress Of Architectural Technology, (5-18
The built environment plays a significant role in shaping users’ behaviour and has an impact on their comfort and satisfaction. Of particular interest, the conditions of the b...

Thermal seasonal variation and occupants’ spatial behaviour in domestic spaces

Journal Article
Ibrahim, A., Ali, H., Abuhendi, F., & Jaradat, S. (2020)
Thermal seasonal variation and occupants’ spatial behaviour in domestic spaces. Building Research and Information, 48(4), 364-378. https://doi.org/10.1080/09613218.2019.1681928
Thermal comfort is essential for optimized performance of daily activities. Continuous variation in the thermal conditions of the environment influences humans’ thermoregulatio...

Mood state and human evaluation of the thermal environment using virtual settings

Journal Article
Ibrahim, A., Ali, H., Zghoul, A., & Jaradat, S. (in press)
Mood state and human evaluation of the thermal environment using virtual settings. Indoor and Built Environment, https://doi.org/10.1177/1420326X19880325
Many complaints about indoor conditions are related to unsatisfactory thermal environments. Most research on thermal comfort (TC) considered physical parameters for settings a...

Constructing shared professional vision in design work: the role of visual objects and their material mediation

Journal Article
Comi, A., Jaradat, S., & Whyte, J. (2019)
Constructing shared professional vision in design work: the role of visual objects and their material mediation. Design Studies, 64, 90-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2019.06.003
The design process requires coordination between professions that have different ways of seeing. Using ethnographic data from a building project, this paper explores how archi...

MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients. Project Report. Flagship Group

Report
Oliveira, S., Burch, J., Hutchison, K., Adekola, O., Jaradat, S., & Jones, M. (2017)
MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients. Project Report. Flagship Group. Flagship Group
The purpose of this report is to review evidence of MMC application in housing with regards to diverse modes of delivery, lending approaches, customer satisfaction and long-te...

Constructing shared vision: visual and material mediation in designing and organizing

Conference Proceeding
Comi, A., Jaradat, S., & Whyte, J. (2016)
Constructing shared vision: visual and material mediation in designing and organizing
Abstract not available.

BIM articulation and implementation in different-sized architectural firms

Conference Proceeding
Jaradat, S., & Sexton, M. (2016)
BIM articulation and implementation in different-sized architectural firms. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ARCOM Conference, (63-72
The empirical domain of research into the implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) has tended to be large architectural practices working on mega projects. The m...

Passing the baton? Handing over digital data from the project to operations

Journal Article
Whyte, J., Lindkvist, C., & Jaradat, S. (2016)
Passing the baton? Handing over digital data from the project to operations. Engineering Project Organization Journal, 6(1), 2-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/21573727.2015.1115396
From fieldwork conducted ahead of the London Olympic Games, we develop new understanding of how organizations hand over digital data from the project to operations. Prior rese...

Educating the next generation of architects for interdisciplinary BIM environments.

Journal Article
Jaradat, S. (2014)
Educating the next generation of architects for interdisciplinary BIM environments. Charrette: the journal of the Association of Architectural Educators (AAE), 1(1), 127-136
The design studio is central to architectural education; it evolved from a traditional apprenticeship of a designer within a master architect's studio. Much has been written a...

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