Dr Hussein Adebayo Ibrahim

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Engineering and the Built Environment
Research Supervision:

Dr Hussein Adebayo Ibrahim is a cross-disciplinary scholar with experience in the construction industry, research, and teaching. He currently teaches modules in project management and construction management. His research cuts across concrete technology, construction project management and sustainability in the built environment

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Dr Hussein Adebayo Ibrahim joined ARU's School of Engineering and the Built Environment as a Senior Lecturer in 2023. Before joining ARU, Hussein worked as a construction project manager and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Nigeria and Malaysia respectively.

He was awarded a Doctoral degree in construction technology and management by the University of Malaya in 2018. He also holds an MSc in Construction Management from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, and a BSc in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria.

Hussein has several years of work and research experience in construction technology and management. He has published book chapters and articles in esteemed journals.

Research interests
  • Construction Project Management
  • Lean Management Construction
  • Concrete Technology and Management
  • Lightweight Concrete
  • Sustainable Construction
Areas of research supervision
  • Lightweight concrete
  • Recycled concrete aggregate
  • Pervious concrete
  • Bacteria concrete
  • Sustainable concrete technology
  • Mechanism of structural bamboo failure
  • MSc Construction and Civil Engineering Management
  • MSc Construction Project Management
  • MSc Project Management
  • Doctorate (PhD) Construction Technology and Management
  • Masters (MSc) Construction Management
  • Bachelors (BSc) Civil and Environmental Engineering
Memberships, editorial boards

Peer reviewer for journals including:

  • Construction and Building Materials
  • Journal of Science and Technology
  • Cleaner Waste Systems
  • Frontiers in Built Environment
Selected recent publications

Naganna, R. S., Ibrahim, H. A., Yap, S. P., Chee G. T., Mo, K. H., El-Shafie, A., (2021). Insights into the Multifaceted Applications of Architectural Concrete: A State-of-the-Art Review. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering

Ibrahim, H. A., Goh, Y., Ng, Z. A., Yap, S. P., Mo, K. H., Yuen, C. W., & Abutaha F., (2020). Hydraulic and strength characteristics of pervious concrete containing a high volume of construction and demolition waste as aggregates. Construction and Building Materials.

Yap, S. P., Goh, Y., Wan, X. G., Mo, K. H., Michael, Y. J. L., & Ibrahim, H. A., (2020). Relationship between microstructure and performance of polypropylene fibre reinforced cement composites subjected to elevated temperature. European Journal of Environmental and Civil Engineering

Nwakaire, C, M., Yap, S. P., Onn, C, C., Yuen, C. W., Ibrahim, H. A. (2020) Utilisation of Recycled Concrete Aggregates for Sustainable Highway Pavement Applications; a Review. Construction and Building Materials.

Oyejobi, D., Jameel, M., Sulong, H., Raji, S., Ibrahim, H. A. (2020). Prediction of optimum compressive strength of lightweight concrete containing Nigerian palm kernel shells. Journal of King Saud University Engineering Sciences

Ghayeb H. H, Abdul Razak, H., Sulong, N. H. R., Hanoon, A. N., Abutaha, F., Ibrahim, H. A., Gordan, M. Alhannal M. F. (2019). Predicting the mechanical properties of concrete using intelligent techniques to reduce CO2 emissions. Materiales de Construcción

Yap, S. P., Chen, P. Z. C., Goh, Y., Ibrahim, H. A., Mo, K. H., & Yuen, C. W. (2018). Characterization of pervious concrete with blended natural aggregate and recycled concrete aggregates. Journal of Cleaner Production.

Abutaha, F., Abdul Razak, H., Ibrahim, H. A. & Ghayeb, H. H. (2018). Adopting particle-packing method to develop high strength palm oil clinker concrete. Resources, Conservation & Recycling.

Ibrahim, H. A., Abdul Razak, H. & Abutaha, F. (2017). Strength and abrasion resistance of palm oil clinker pervious concrete under different curing methods. Construction and Building Materials.

Abutaha, F., Abdul Razak, H. & Ibrahim, H. A. (2017). Effect of coating palm oil clinker aggregate on the engineering properties of normal grade concrete. Coatings.

Ibrahim, H. A. & Abdul Razak, H. (2016). Effect of palm oil clinker incorporation on properties of pervious concrete. Construction and Building Materials.


Ibrahim, H. A., Yap, S. P., & Goh, Y. (2021). Recycled Concrete Aggregates: Performance Evaluation in Pervious concrete. In: Recycled aggregates: Materials and uses. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. 9781536195545

Yap, S. P., Goh, Y., Mo, K. H., & Ibrahim, H. A. (2020). Recycling of construction and demolition wastes into renewable construction materials. European Encyclopaedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials. Elsevier, Inc. 9780128035818