School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Dr Hafiz Alaka is a Lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment with qualifications in Civil Engineering and Construction Management. He is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). His research interests cover a range of topics in construction, in particular the application of...
Senior Lecturer in Planning Law
Hazel has worked in the Planning Policy Division of the Welsh Government (2011-2015) and in local government as a Planning Officer (2015-2018), responsible for a case load of varied development management applications. She currently works as Senior Lecturer in Planning Law at Birmingham City University where she teaches all...
Director of the Centre for Environment and Society Research
David Boyd is Professor of Construction and Director of the Centre for Environment and Society Research , based at the School of Engineering and the Built Environment . He teaches on the MSc Construction Project Management course. David has a background in engineering, but is better known for his management insights of...
Reader in Environmental Governance / Associate Professor
Claudia is Associate Professor in the field of interdisciplinary environmental research and environmental governance. Her research relates to climate change and sustainability adopting social-ecological systems thinking/approaches. A poignant area of interest are the opportunities and barriers to 'low-impact' living and the...
Associate Professor in Quantity Surveying
Franco Cheung joined Birmingham City University in 2016. Coming from a professional background as a quantity surveyor for a consultant and contractors specialising in cost planning, he developed his specialism in cost modelling and forecasting techniques through his PhD study. Franco is an active researcher. His recent...
Beck was awarded her PhD in “Local Projects for Sustainable Energy – Exploring the Nature of Success” in 2014, and is interested in local approaches to installing sustainable energy. This could be as social housing refurbishment projects, community renewable energy projects and so on. Beck is particularly interested in...
Lecturer in Visualisation, Architectural Technology Undergraduate programme
Micahla has been a lecturer in Visualisation since 2010. Micahla has a broad professional background in design, craft production, renovation and alternative education. She worked in alternative, craft based education, and residential facilities, tutoring in subjects such as silversmithing, woodcarving, woodwork, and...
Professor of Plant and Machinery Management
David has accrued considerable leadership and management experience in the roles of teaching, award management and development, quality enhancement, student liaison and the national student survey (NSS), academic administration and research at a number of higher education institutes in this country and abroad. He is currently...
James is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering and the Built Environment. He is an Architectural Technologist with 30 years post qualification experience in most construction sectors and has been teaching at Birmingham City University since 2008.
Senior Lecturer in Spatial Planning
Silvia holds a BA and MA in Architecture and an MSc in Environmental Engineering from the Politecnico di Torino. She gained her PhD in Spatial Planning at the Politecnico di Milano in 2005 and conducted postdoctoral research as a Senior Fellow in International Urban Studies at the Institute for Policy Studies at Johns...