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Dr Bruno Lot Tanko | Interim Head of Built Environment

Dr. Bruno Lot TankoDr Bruno Lot Tanko brings to the University of Reading Malaysia diverse teaching experience in the areas of quantity surveying, cost management, and value engineering.

Dr Bruno has a Ph.D. in Quantity Surveying, MSc. in Construction Management (Distinction), and a bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying (First Class Honors). He has been involved in teaching and training in the field of quantity surveying and construction management in Nigeria and overseas since 2009. He is an Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), a member of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (MNIQS), and a Registered Quantity Surveyor (RQS).

His scholarly articles have been listed in Web of Science, ISI and Scopus journals. He was featured as a reviewer, editor, quest editor, and session chair for several international conferences and journals. Bruno’s research is focussed on Value Management, Value Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Procurement, Building Information Modelling, Construction Health and Safety, and Contemporary Construction Technologies.

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+6072686254

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https://www.linkedin.com/in/bruno-lot-t-98526942

Speciality areas

Building Information Modelling, Value Management, Value Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Procurement, Construction Health and Safety, and Contemporary Construction Technologies.

Highest qualification and awarding body

PhD (Quantity Surveying)- UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia

UoRM programmes taught/supervised

Quantification and Costing, Building Environment Systems, Construction Site Engineering, Building Technology, Management in the Built Environment, Projects (Commercial/Financial Appraisal and International Projects), Economics for Construction and Engineering

Research interests

Building Information Modelling, Contemporary Construction Technologies, Construction Project Management, Project Delivery, Construction Health and Safety.

Current projects

Construction Safety and Waste Reduction Using Contemporary Construction Technologies.

Recent publications

Enegbuma, W.I., Tanko, B.L., Bambade, J. A. … and Kori, S. (2020).  Real-Time Construction Waste Reduction Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.  https://www.igi-global.com/gateway/book/228091/, Book Chapter 25, IGI GLOBAL, 610 - 625.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-0369-0.ch025

Tanko, B. L., Khiyon, N.A. and Flanagan, R. (2019). Evaluation of Barriers to Value Management Application in Construction Projects In: Laryea, S. and Essah, E. (Eds) Procs West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 5-7 August 2019, Accra, Ghana, 551-569.

Rugu, E.A., Tanko, B.L., Buba, S.G., Markus, B. and Ojoko, E.O. (2018). Evaluation of Quality Management Drivers by Key Construction Practitioners. Journal of Advanced Research in Social and Behavioural Sciences, 11(1), 154-165.

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F., and Mohamad Ramly, Z. (2018). Benefits of Adopting Value Management to Mitigate the Problems in the Nigerian construction industry. Advanced Science Letters, 24(5), 3818-3822.  https://doi.org/10.1166/asl.2018.11490

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F., Mohamad Ramly, Z. and Enegbuma, W.I. (2018). An Implementation Framework of Value Management in the Nigerian Construction Industry. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 8(3), 305-319. 
https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-09-2017-0078

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F., Mohamad Ramly, Z. and Enegbuma, W.I. (2017). Confirmatory Factor Analysis of Value Management Current Practice in the Nigerian Construction Industry. Journal of Advanced Research in Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology, 9(1), 32-41. 
http://www.akademiabaru.com/doc/ARASETV9_N1_P32_41.pdf

Buba, S.P.G. and Tanko, B.L. (2017). Project Leadership and Quality Performance of Construction Projects. International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability, 4(2), 63-70.
http://ijbes.utm.my

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F., and Mohamad Ramly, Z. (2017). Stakeholders Assessment of Constraints to Project Delivery in the Nigerian Construction Industry. International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability, 4(1), 56-62. 
http://ijbes.utm.my/index.php/ijbes/article/view/160/93

Adebiyi, J.O., Tanko, B.L, and Oyetunji, A. (2017). Assessment of First-Year Students Decisions on Housing Preference in the University of Benin, Nigeria. Built Environment Journal, Vol. 14 (1), 17-26. 
http://bej.uitm.edu.my/index.php/articles

Markus Bulus, Malsiah Hamid, Lim YaikWah and Tanko Bruno Lot (2017). Examination of Courtyard Dimensions and Proportions in UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia Buildings. International Journal of Real Estate Studies, 11 (2), 1-9.
http://www.utm.my/intrest/2017/05/26/vol-11-issue-2

Tanko, B.L., Anigbogu, N.A., and Molwus, J.J. (2015). The Need for Value Management in the Nigerian Construction Industry. Nigerian Journal of Construction Technology and Management, 13(1), 86-94.

Tanko, B. L. and Azi, T.A. (2011). Petroleum Products Prices as Drivers of Building Construction Materials Price Fluctuations in Abuja, Nigeria (1990-2010). Nigerian Journal of Construction Technology and Management, 12(1), 21-25.

Tanko, B. L. and Omale, J. (2011). Site Communication and its Effect on Construction Projects. Nigerian Journal of Construction Technology and Management, 12(2), 127-132.

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F. and Ramly, Z.M. (2017). Exploring the Practices and Barriers to Value Management Application in Construction Projects. In GEEBS IC. Proceedings of the 1st Green Environmental Energy and Building Science International Conference, Faculty of Built Environment, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia, 16-17th October, 330-338.

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F. and Ramly, Z.M. (2017). Modelling the Practice of Value Management in the Construction Industry.  In ICSESS. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Science, Engineering and the Social Sciences, Faculty of Computing, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia 17th -18th May, 2017, 11- 14.

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F. and Ramly, Z.M. (2016). An Appraisal of Separated, Integrated, and Management-Oriented Procurement Systems in the Nigerian Construction Industry. In ICSEMSS. Proceedings of International Conference on Science, Engineering, Management and Social Sciences, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia, 6th -7th October 2016.p34.

Buba, S. G., Chitumu, D. Z. and Tanko, B. L. (2016). The Impact of Project Leadership on Quality Performance of Construction Projects in Nigeria. In ICSEMSS. Proceedings of International Conference on Science, Engineering, Management and Social Sciences, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia, 6th -7th October 2016.p37.

Tanko, B.L., Abdullah, F. and Ramly, Z.M. (2016). Adoption of Value Management in the Nigerian Construction Industry. In ICSESS. Proceedings of International Conference on Science, Engineering, and the Social Sciences, Faculty of Built Environment, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia, 29th May-1st June 2016.

Ejoko, E.O., Tanko, B.L., Jibrin, M., Ojoko, O. and Enegbuma, W.L. (2016). Project Delay Causes and Effects in the Construction Industry. In IGCESH. Proceedings of the 6th International Graduate Conference on Engineering, Science and Humanities.15th-17th August, 2016, p.221-223.

Tanko, B. L. and Anigbogu, N.A.(2012).The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) on construction sites in Nigeria In: Laryea, S., Agyepong, S.A., Leiringer, R. and Hughes, W. (Eds) Procs 4th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 24-26 July 2012, Abuja, Nigeria, 1341-1348.

PhD research areas

Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, especially:

  • Project Management
  • Value Management/Value Engineering
  • Construction Procurement
  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Contemporary Construction Technologies
  • Building Information Modelling

 

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