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 research studies are in the areas of risk analysis, building information modelling (BIM) and value co-creation. His research studies have been published in leading refereed journals in the field of construction management such as Building and Environment, Construction Management and Economics, and Automation in Construction.
He is keen to develop links with the industry through research studies. He has managed and contributed to a number of research studies including two recent projects funded by EPSRC and Innovate UK to develop integrated data model for low impact design and collaborative BIM platform for low impact schools. He is experienced in teaching a broad range of quantity surveying and commercial management subjects including cost planning, procurement, risk management, BIM cost management and project appraisal at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.