Prof. Emmanuel Adinyira

Associate Professor


Dept: Construction Technology and Management
Department of Construction Technology and Management
(KNUST) Kumasi
Ghana

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Research Areas/Interests

Construction Education and Training Project Risk Management  Project Health, Safety, Security and Environment Management Infrastructure Procurem...~more


Professional/Teaching Experience

  • TEACHING EXPERIENCE

    2019 – Date                  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

                                        Department of Construction Technology and Management, KNUST Kumasi Ghana.

    Lectures on the following MSc, MPhil and PhD Programmes:

    • Construction Management
    • Procurement Management
    • Project Management
    • Facilities Management

    Modules designed and delivered at Graduate level:

    • Project Health, Safety, Environment and Social Impact Management,
    • Project Risk and Quality Management
    • Construction Risk and Quality Management
    • Procurement Risk and Quality Management
    • Research Methodology
    • Advanced Research Methodology I
    • Advanced Research Methodology II

    Lectures on the following BSc. Programmes:  

    • Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics
    • Construction Technology and Management

     

    Modules designed and delivered at undergraduate level:

     

    • Building services and equipment
    • Pre-contract planning and control
    • Post Contract Planning and Control
    • Construction Health and Safety
    • Research Methods

     

     

    2013 – 2019                  SENIOR LECTURER

                                        Department of Building Technology, KNUST Kumasi Ghana.

     

    Lectures on the following MSc, MPhil and PhD Programmes:

    • Construction Management
    • Procurement Management
    • Project Management

     

    Modules designed and delivered at Graduate level:

    • Project Health, Safety, Environment and Social Impact Management,
    • Project Risk and Quality Management
    • Construction Risk and Quality Management
    • Procurement Risk and Quality Management
    • Research Methodology
    • Advanced Research Methodology I
    • Advanced Research Methodology II
    • Engineering Consulting Practice

     

     

     

    Lectures on the following BSc. Programmes:  

    • Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics
    • Construction Technology and Management

     

    Modules designed and delivered at undergraduate level:

     

    • Building services and equipment
    • Pre-contract planning and control
    • Post Contract Planning and Control
    • Construction Health and Safety

     

     

    2009 - 2013                  LECTURER                              

    Department of Building Technology, KNUST Kumasi Ghana.

     

    Lectured on the following MSc Programmes:

    • Construction Management
    • Procurement Management

     

    Modules designed and delivered at Graduate level:

    • Construction Risk and Quality Management
    • Procurement Risk and Quality Management
    • Research Methodology

     

     

    Lectured on the following BSc. Programmes:  

    • Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics
    • Construction Technology and Management

     

    Modules designed and delivered at undergraduate level:

    • Building Services and Equipment
    • Sanitation, Drainage and Water Supply
    • Pre-Contract Planning and Control
    • Post Contract Planning and Control
    • Soils and Foundation Systems
    • Investment Appraisal and Development Economics
    • Construction Health and Safety

     

     

     

    2009-Date                    MODERATOR

    Centre for Rural Research and Poverty Reduction- Rural Research and Advocacy     Group Training Programmes. KNUST-Kumasi Ghana.

     

    Teach Research skills to members of the group

     

    2008- Date                    FACILITATOR

    Institute of Distance Learning, KNUST Kumasi Ghana

     

    Facilitate face-to-face meetings with MSc Project Management, BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics and BSc. Construction Technology and Management distance learning students in various courses as assigned by the department.

     

     

    2008-2009                     DEMONSTRATOR-

    Department of Building Technology, KNUST Kumasi Ghana

     

    Assisted in delivering lectures to BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics and BSc. Construction Technology and Management Students in various courses as assigned by the department.

     

    2003-2004                     TEACHING ASSISTANT

    Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Kumasi, Ghana

     

    National Service Placement in the department of Building Technology where I organized tutorial sessions on Building Management for both third and final year undergraduate students in the department

     

    2003-2004                     INSTRUCTOR

    Building Technical Institute Kumasi, Ghana

     

    Lectured and examined draftsmanship students in science and calculations and also supervised project works of some final year students of the Institute 

     

  • OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

     

    2017-Date                     CO-FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR (Part-time)

                                        ABER Foundation Ghana

                                        A Built Environment Research Foundation

                                       

     

     

    2009 - Date                   ESTIMATING ENGINEER (Part-time)

    G.A Takyi Consult Limited.

                                        Registered Quantity Surveying Firm

                                                   

                                        Key Projects

                                       

    1. Lead the team of estimating engineers who prepared the AGA-Iduapriem Mine Decommissioning Cost Estimate.

                                       

    1. Part of a three-member team (two of us worked from AGA Dakar Office) to undertake Mine Restoration Project – Verification and Validation of Scope of Work and Price Rates for the following mines under AGA West Africa.
    • Siguiri Mine (Guinea)
    • Sadiola/ Yatela Mine (Mali)

     

    1. Project Coordinator on the estimation of environmental liability estimates for Siguiri Mine (Guinea) and Sadiola/Yatela Mine (Mali)

     

     

    2007- Date                   MANAGING DIRECTOR (Part-time)

    Eco Bildex Limited, Kumasi Ghana

     

    Manages Eco Bildex Ltd which is a Civil Engineering and Building Contracting Firm, which provides a wide range of services in construction and development related activities including community water supply.

     

     

    2007                             ESTIMATING ENGINEER

    Environmental Service Department Anglogold Ashanti – Obuasi-Mine

     

    Was part of the team of estimating engineers who prepared the AGA Obuasi Mine Closure Estimates for Demolition

     


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