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Supervising & teaching

Key details

Areas of expertise

  • Sustainable infrastructure
  • Strategic procurement
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Sustainability in the built environment

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About Melissa Chan

Melissa Chan is a lecturer in Built Environment at the College of Engineering and Science at Victoria University. She has worked professionally as a Procurement and Contracts Executive. Melissa previously obtained professional accreditation with the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) and she has taught courses in construction and project management. She is currently undertaking teaching responsibilities in procurement management, cost planning and safety/risk management.

Melissa’s current research interests include strategic procurement, sustainable infrastructure, and construction health and safety. She has been successful in applying for university and industry funded research grants in construction procurement and sustainable infrastructure. In addition to research, Melissa regularly consults with the industry on various topics including construction innovation and occupational health and safety.


  • MSc (Construction Contracts Management)
  • Bsc (Building)

Key publications

Year Citation
2011 Chan, M., Coffey, V., & Trigunarsyah, B. (110101). Relational Contracting and Its Efficacy of Project Outcomes in the Australian Construction Industry Paper presented at Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction(ISEC-6). Research Publishing Services.

doi: 10.3850/978-981-08-7920-4_s1-p02-cd

Research funding for the past 5 years

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Supervision of research students at VU

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