Dr. Low Wai Wah

Dr. Low Wai Wah
PhD, MSc
Lecturer
Civil & Construction Engineering
 
Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 443 939 Ext. 2435
Fax: +60 85 443 837
Location: Skylark 3 (SK3) Room 338
Email: low.wai.wah@curtin.edu.my
 

Academic History

  • PhD in Project and Construction Management Field, University of Malaya (September 2011 – October 2015)
  • Master of Science in Building, University of Malaya (July 2006 – August 2008)
  • Bachelor of Quantity Surveying (Hons.), University of Malaya (June 2003 – August 2006)

Academic Appointment

  • 2015 – Present    Lecturer
    Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia, Miri, Malaysia
  • 2009 – 2012         Lecturer
    School of Technology, Tunku Abdul Rahman College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 2006 – 2007          Research assistant
    Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya

Research Interest

  • Construction management
  • Risk management
  • Sustainability
  • Delay mitigation
  • International construction
  • Organization culture
  • Knowledge management

Publications

Journal Papers

  1. Low, W. W., Abdul-Rahman, H., and Zakaria, N. (2014). The impact of organisational culture on international bidding decisions: Malaysia context. International Journal of Project Management, 33(4), 917-931. doi: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2014.10.010 (ISI Cited Publication)
  2. Abdul-Rahman, H., Yahya, I.A., Berawi, M.A., and Low, W.W. (2008). Conceptual delay mitigation model using a project learning approach in practice. Construction Management and Economics, 26(1), 15-27. doi: 10.1080/01446190701744350 (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

Selected Conference Papers

  1. Low, W. W., Abdul-Rahman, H., and Zakaria, N. (2013). A conceptual discussion: the impact of organisational culture and international risk decisions. 7th ASEAN Postgraduate Seminar 2013, Sustainable Development: Present and Future, 5th-6th December 2013, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  2. Abdul-Rahman, H., Mohd Danuri, M. S., Low, W.W., Zakaria, N., and Mohd Rahim, F. A. (2007). Using project learning approach to enhance the value of Malaysian construction projects. Construction Management and Economics 25th Anniversary Conference, 16-18 July 2007, University of Reading, United Kingdom.  
  3. Abdul-Rahman, H., Mohd Danuri, M. S., Low, W.W., Zakaria, N., and Mohd Rahim, F. A. (2007). A study on quality management during the pre-construction stage of design and build projects. Construction Management and Economics 25th Anniversary Conference, 16-18 July 2007, University of Reading, United Kingdom.  
  4. Abdul-Rahman, H., Yahya, I. A., Berawi, M. A., and Low, W. W. (2007). The role of project learning as professional best practice to contractors and consultants. Quantity Surveying International Convention 2007, 4-5 September 2007, Malaysia.
  5. Munaaim, M. E. C., Abdul-Rahman, H., Low, W. W., and Yahya, I. A. (2007). Developing competent Malaysian contractors through the use of project learning approach – The case of Malaysia. The 3rd Built Environment Education Conference 2007, 12-13 September 2007, Bonnington Hotel, London.
  6. Abdul-Rahman, H., Low, W. W., Yahya, I. A., Mohamed, O., and Zakaria, N. (2006). The use of project learning approach to enhance the value of Malaysian construction projects. 2nd ASEAN Postgraduate Seminar 2006, 4-6 December, Malaysia.

Professional Association

  • Graduate member of Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM)

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