Prof. Emmanuel Adinyira

Associate Professor

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

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Research Areas/Interests

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

Research Projects (Current and Past)

Research Area/Topic


Building Energy Efficiency

Life cycle energy use and climate impacts of a typical residential building for the tropical climate of Ghana

2019 - Date

Optimization of Life Cycle energy use and climate impacts of alternative residential building designs for the tropical climate of Ghana

2019 - Date

Building Energy Efficiency Tool for Office Buildings

2013 - 2016

Integrating Energy Efficiency Decision Making Among Stakeholders in Mass Housing Projects

2015 - 2017

Project Management


Systems Modelling of Risks to International Construction Joint Ventures (ICJVs) in Ghana


Project Team Communication Performance on Mass Housing Projects

2012 - 2015

User-Involvement in Design Processes

2013 - 2016

Impact of Delay Payments on Profitability of Small Building Contractors

2015 - 2018

Health, Safety and Environment (Construction)


Life Cycle Assessment of Construction Particle Emission of Alternative Mass Housing Building Design Projects

2020 - Date

Achieving Resilience In Construction Safety Management Systems

 Conceptualization of Safety Knowledge transfer and Diffusion on Construction Projects

2017 - Date

Impact of Violence on Safety Behaviour

2017 - 2018

Procurement of User-Friendly PPE for Construction Workers

2016 - 2018

Resilience in Project Safety Management

2017 - 2019

Influence of Personality on Communication and Job Performance in the Construction Industry

Collaborating with Loughborough University, 2020

‘MoNaL’ Project 2021 by the Sustainable Technologies’ Laboratory with funding from the German Federal Ministry of Environment and Nuclear Safety. The project is aimed at creating a sustainable mobility industry in the partner country Ghana with a particular focus on social acceptance of this technology as well as considerations for life-cycle management of introduced products

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