Senior Lecturer, College of Engineering & Science
Vinayaga (Vin) Sarma is an academic, a researcher and practicing project manager. Vin graduated as an engineer in 1976 from University of Strathclyde.
He then completed his Masters in Project Management in 1984 from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK). He practised as an engineer and project manager on various infrastructure projects in the UK, West Africa and Australia.
Vin started working as an academic at Victoria University in 1986. During his term at Victoria University, Vin has been responsible for delivering the Masters of Project Management course as well as teaching and coordinating number of undergraduate units.
Vin has also become a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Project Management (FAIPM) and has become a Certified Practicing Project Director (CPPD).
Also, in the past, Vin has been an active member of the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and served as a Councillor at the Victorian Chapter level for many years.
He has written several academic papers and presented in the national and international conferences for the past 22 years.
Areas of expertise
- Building construction
- Engineering management
- Facility life cycle costing
- Project Investment analysis
- Project management
- Project planning and control
- Project procurement management