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Payam Rahnamayiezekavat


Senior Lecturer

After completing his PhD at University of New South Wales (UNSW), Dr Payam Rahnamayiezekavat joined Curtin University where he lectured in the Department of Construction Management.

In 2017, Payam transferred to Victoria University to undertake the role of senior lecturer of Building in the College of Engineering and Science.

As an active researcher, his research agenda includes a range of disruptive solutions to address poor performance in the construction industry. Payam is also active in developing futuristic learning and teaching techniques to enhance work-readiness and employability of Engineering and Construction Management students. 

Coordination and teaching

Refereed journal articles

Tassicker, Nicole, Payam Rahnamayiezekavat, and Monty Sutrisna. "An Insight into the Commercial Viability of Green Roofs in Australia." Sustainability 8.7 (2016): 603.

Moon, Sungkon, Payam R. Zekavat, and Leonhard E. Bernold. "Dynamic Quality Control of Process Resource to Improve Concrete Supply Chain." Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (2016): 04016130.

Moon, S., Han, S., Zekavat, P.R., Bernold, L.E. and Wang, X., 2016. Process-waste reduction in the construction supply chain using proactive information network. Concurrent Engineering, p.1063293X16667451.

Zekavat, Payam R., Sungkon Moon, and Leonhard E. Bernold. "Holonic construction management: unified framework for ICT-supported process control." Journal of Management in Engineering 31.1 (2014): A4014008.

Zekavat, Payam R., Sungkon Moon, and Leonhard E. Bernold. "Performance of short and long range wireless communication technologies in construction." Automation in Construction 47 (2014): 50-61.

Conference presentations

Dutta K., Chong H.Y., Zekavat P.R., and Wang X., Achieving Sustainable Construction Through Building Information Modeling over Complete LifeCycle of Projects in the Construction Industry – ALiterature Review, COBRA 2016, Toronto, Canada.

Kaboli A., Zekavat P.R., and Kaboli M., Minimum Emissions Earthmoving and Optimum Fleet Size, IPC2015, Perth, Australia.

Zekavat P.R., and Bernold L.E., Performance Assessment of Wireless Data Capture in the Construction, ISARC2014, Sydney, Australia.

Rahnamayiezekavat, P. and Bernold, L. 2014. Embedded Wireless Communication Platform Addresses Crane Safety and Efficiency, in Proceedings of the Construction Research Congress, May 19-21 2014, pp. 309-318. Atlanta, GA, USA: CRC.

Areas of expertise

  • Real Time Automated Process Control for Construction
  • Sensor Networks for Safety, Quality and Sustainability in Construction
  • Advanced Construction Technologies for Future Infrastructures and Disaster Resilience
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

Contact details

+61 3 9919 9216