Dr. Prince Antwi-Afari - Construction Management - Best Researcher Award

City University of Hong Kong | Hong Kong

Author Profile 

Early Academic Pursuits

His academic journey commenced with a strong foundation in construction technology and management. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Technology and Management with First Class Honors from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana, in 2017. During his undergraduate studies, he demonstrated exceptional academic prowess, ranking 1st out of 173 graduating students.

Professional Endeavors

After completing his bachelor's degree, he worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant at KNUST from 2017 to 2018. He then pursued further education, obtaining a Master of Science degree in Construction Management with Distinction from KNUST. His master's thesis focused on exploring sustainable considerations of smart cities in developing countries, showcasing his commitment to addressing real-world challenges in construction and urban development.

Subsequently, he embarked on his doctoral journey, completing his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management) at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) in 2023 with distinction. His doctoral research centered on developing a best practice model for attaining systemic circularity in product system design in the construction industry. Throughout his academic and professional endeavors,he has demonstrated a deep-seated passion for construction engineering management, smart construction, sustainable construction, and digital construction.


Contributions and Research Focus in Construction Management

His research interests span a wide range of topics within the construction industry. He has made significant contributions to the field through his research on smart cities, sustainable construction practices, circular economy principles, and digital construction technologies. His work has been published in reputable journals, and he has established himself as a proficient reviewer for several esteemed academic publications.

Accolades and Recognition

His outstanding academic achievements have been recognized with numerous awards and accolades. He received the prestigious Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Award, Y. S. and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship, and the Surv. Prof. E.A. Abbam Academic Excellence Award. Additionally, he was honored with the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for the 2021/22 academic year at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Hong Kong. His academic excellence and research contributions have earned him recognition both locally and internationally.


Impact and Influence

His research has had a significant impact on the construction industry, influencing practices and policies related to sustainable construction, circular economy principles, and digital transformation. His contributions have advanced the field's understanding of systemic circularity in product system design and have paved the way for innovative approaches to construction engineering management.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a respected scholar and researcher, his legacy is marked by his dedication to advancing knowledge and addressing pressing challenges in the construction industry. His future contributions are poised to further shape the discourse surrounding smart construction, sustainable development, and digital transformation. Through his continued research endeavors

  • Citations            748
  • h-index                12
  • i10-index            14

Notable Publications

Prince Antwi-Afari | Construction Management | Best Researcher Award

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