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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

1. Next generation of modular construction
2. Sustainable and resilient urban systems
3. Lifecycle building energy efficiency
4. Knowledge management in the era of digital revolution
5. Circular economy in construction and engineering projects


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Personal profile


Dr Xianhai Meng has 25 years of teaching, research and industry experience in the built environment and construction management. Before joining Queen's University Belfast, he was an associate professor at Tsinghua University, the most distinguished university in China. He has more than 100 journal publications. His research interests mainly include: (1) large and complex project management; (2) sustainable and resilient built environment; (3) supply chain collaboration and integration; (4) facilities management; and (5) building information modelling.


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Member of CIOB

Member of APM

Fellow of HEA


Teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate modules as follows:

       Project Management

       Construction Economics

       Facilities Management

       Research Methods       

Coordination of MSc dissertation module

Supervision of MSc dissertation projects



  • Supervision of PhD students
  • Supervision of MSc students
  • Supervision of research assistants
  • Supervision of visiting researchers
  • PhD external examiner

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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