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Dr Olalekan Oshodi

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

Lekan has gained impressive work experience through a mix of academic and industry roles. Currently, he teaches construction management and project management, and he conducts research on problems in the built environment.


Dr Olalekan Oshodi is a Lecturer within the School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Anglia Ruskin University, UK. Previously, Lekan was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He was awarded a Doctoral degree by the City University of Hong Kong in 2017. Prior to the start of his PhD, Lekan obtained an undergraduate degree (BSc) in Building and a postgraduate degree (MSc) in Construction Management from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He has also taught in universities located in Nigeria, Hong Kong and South Africa.

Lekan's research interest lies in the broad areas of Construction Management, Construction Economics, Construction Education and Application of Machine Learning Models. The outcomes of his research have been published in several top-tier journals such as Construction Management and Economics, Engineering Construction and Architectural Management, and Journal of Management in Engineering, among others. He is also an active reviewer for several leading journals in the Built Environment field.

Research interests
  • Construction Management: Project Performance and Project Procurement
  • Construction Economics: Construction Output, Construction Cost and Property Economics
  • Construction Education: Apprenticeship and Student’s academic performance
  • Modelling: Application of Artificial Intelligence and Statistical Models to Built Environment problems
  • BSc (Hons) Construction Management
  • MSc Construction and Civil Engineering Management
  • MSc Construction Project Management
  • MSc Project Management
  • PG Cert Higher Education (ARU)
  • PhD
  • MSc
  • BSc
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Building
  • Fellow, the Higher Education Academy
Selected recent publications

Oshodi, O.S. and Lam, K.C., 2018. Using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for tender price index forecasting: A univariate approach. In A. R. Fayek, ed. Fuzzy Hybrid Computing in Construction Engineering and Management. Bingley: Emerald. pp.389-411.

Oshodi, O.S. and Aigbavboa, C.O., 2017. Theoretical analysis of the metrics for measuring the sustainability of infrastructure projects. In R.A. Fernadez, S. Zubelzu and R. Martinez, eds. Carbon footprint and the industrial lifecycle- from urban planning to recycling. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pp. 325-337.


Osuizugbo, I.C., Oyeyipo, O.O., Ojelabi, R.A. and Oshodi, O.S., 2021. Factors Inhibiting Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives among Construction Companies. Construction Economics and Building, 21(1), pp.83-99.

Oshodi, O.S., Awuzie, B.O., Akotia, J., Ademiloye, A.S. and Ngowi, A., 2020. A bibliometric analysis of recycled concrete research (1983-2019). Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 10(5), pp.725-736.

Daniel, E.I., Oshodi, O.S., Arif, M. Henjewele, C. and Haywood, K., 2020. Strategies for Improving Construction Craftspeople Apprenticeship training Programme: Evidence from the UK. Journal of Cleaner Production, 266, 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.122135

Oshodi, O.S., Edwards, D.J. Lam, K.C., Olanipekun, O.A. and Aigbavboa, C.O., 2020. Construction output modelling: A systematic review. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 27(10), pp.2959-2991.

Daniel, E.I., Oshodi, O.S., Chinyio, E.A. and Gyoh, L., 2020. Apprenticeship for Craftspeople in the Construction Industry: A state-of-the-art Review. Education +Training, 62(2), pp.159-183.

Olanipekun, O.A., Oshodi, O.S., Darko, A. and Omotayo, T., 2019. The State of Corporate Social Responsibility in the Construction Sector. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 9(2), pp.91-111.

Oshodi, O.S., Thwala, W. D., Odubiyi, T., Abidoye, R.B. and Aigbavboa, C., 2019. Using neural network model to estimate the rental price of residential properties. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 24(2), pp.217-230.

Abidoye, R.B., Chan, A.P.C., Abidoye, F.A. and Oshodi, O.S., 2019. Predicting property price index using artificial intelligence techniques. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 12(6), pp.1072-1092.

Ejohwomu, O.A., Oshodi, O.S. and Lam, K.C., 2017. Nigeria’s construction industry: Barriers to effective communication. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 24(4), pp.652-667.