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Dr Cen-Ying (Celine) Lee | Programme Lead of BSc Quantity Surveying

Celine Lee Cen YingDr Cen-Ying (Celine) Lee is a lecturer in Built Environment at the University of Reading Malaysia. She serves as Programme Lead of BSc Quantity Surveying at the university. She has been involved in the construction and education industry since 2006. Celine is an Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (AFHEA) and a certified trainer of civil engineering measurements from the Construction Industry Development Board of Malaysia. She worked as a sessional academic at Curtin University, Perth before joining the university. Celine was a Curtin International Postgraduate Research Scholarship recipient and she completed her Ph.D. in Construction Management from Curtin University, Perth

Her research interests are focused on digitalisation and sustainability in the built environment, construction contract and cost management. Her scholarly articles have been listed in Web of Science, ISI and Scopus journals such as Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, Journal of Cleaner Production, Journal of Management in Engineering, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Technological and Economic Development of Economy.

To date, Celine’s publications had been contributed to several research projects in Australia and China. She is also an active reviewer of various leading journals and conferences.

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Speciality areas

Construction Contract Management; Construction Cost Control and Planning; BIM in the Built Environment

Highest qualification and awarding body

Doctor of Philosophy in Construction Management – Curtin University, Perth.

UoRM programmes taught/supervised

BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying and PhD in Built Environment

Research interests

Construction contracts and cost management; Digitalisation and sustainability in the built environment; Construction organisational behaviours

Current projects

Functional contracting; Trust and distrust in construction; Technological use in construction contracts and cost management

Recent publications

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y. and Wang, X., 2016. Streamlining Digital Modeling and Building Information Modelling (BIM) Uses for the Oil and Gas Projects. Arch Computat Methods Eng 25, 349–396 (2018). https://doi:10.1007/s11831-016-9201-4

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y., Liao, P.C. and Wang, X., 2017. Critical Review of Social Network Analysis Applications in Complex Project Management. Journal of Management in Engineering, 34(2), p.04017061. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000579

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y. and Wang, X., 2018. Enhancing BIM Performance in EPC Projects through Integrative Trust-Based Functional Contracting Model. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 144(7), p.06018002. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0001521

Chong, H.Y., Lee, C.Y. and Wang, X., 2017. A mixed review of the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for sustainability. Journal of Cleaner Production, 142, pp.4114-4126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.09.222

T Ganbat, T., Chong, H.Y., Liao, P.C. and Lee, C.Y., 2018. A Cross-Systematic Review of Addressing Risks in Building Information Modelling-Enabled International Construction Projects. Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering, pp.1-33. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11831-018-9265-4

Fan, S.L., Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y. and Skibniewski, M.J., 2018. A critical review of legal issues and solutions associated with building information modelling. Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 24(5), pp.2098-2130. https://doi.org/10.3846/tede.2018.5695

Fan, S.L., Chong, H.Y., Liao, P.C. and Lee, C.Y., 2019. Latent Provisions for Building Information Modeling (BIM) Contracts: A Social Network Analysis Approach. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 23(4), pp.1427-1435. <Impact Factor: 1.428

X. Liao, Lee, C.Y. and Chong, H.Y. (2019). Contractual practices between the consultant and employer in Chinese BIM-enabled construction projects. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-02-2019-0110

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y., Lee, Q. and Wang, X.Y. (In press). Joint-contract function effects on BIM-enabled EPC project performance. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. <Impact Factor: 3.711>

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y. and Wang, X.Y., 2016. A Conceptual Framework for Streamlining DMAT and BIM Contract Practices in EPCM-LNG Projects. International Conference on Innovative Production and Construction (IPC 2016), 29-30 September 2016, Perth, Australia.

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y. and Wang, X.Y., 2017. Making Clear Contract Functions for BIM Adoption. International Conference on Civil and Building Engineering Informatics (ICCBEI), 19-21 April 2017, Taipei, Taiwan.

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y. and Wang, X., 2017. The roles of project stakeholders in EPCM BIM-enabled projects. In Research and Innovation in Information Systems (ICRIIS), 2017 International Conference on (pp. 1-6). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRIIS.2017.8002445

Lee, C.Y., Chong, H.Y. and Wang, X., 2018. Effects of BIM transaction attributes on the trust-based functional contracting in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts. The Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) 2018. 26-28 September 2018, Singapore.

Lot Tanko, Bruno, Chai, C, S. and Lee, C.Y., 2019 (In press). Limitations of using the Revit BIM Software for Quantification. 23rd PAQS Congress, August 23rd-27th, Kuching, Malaysia.

PhD research areas

Digitalisation and contracting in the built environment especially:

  • Construction contracts and cost management
  • Inter-organisational trust and distrust
  • Building information modelling
  • Social network analysis
  • Partial least squares structural equation modelling

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