Dr. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam

Dr. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam

PhD, Civil Eng (Construction Management), MSc, Civil Eng (Construction Management), BEng, Civil Engineering
Department of Civil and Construction Engineering 

Contact Details
Telephone: +60 85 630 100 Ext: 2476
Location: Skylark 3 Room 423
Email: aidin.sadeghifam@curtin.edu.my

Research Profile

Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=7cCXHzoAAAAJ&hl=en

ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Aidin_Sadeghifam

Research Interest

  • Energy Efficiency
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Construction Management 


I received my Ph.D. in Civil Engineering (Construction Management) at University Technology Malaysia, in April 2019 and I have written a couple of publications in the Sustainability and BIM research area.

Academic History

  • Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia, 2014 – 2019
  • M.Sc.  Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,Malaysia, 2011 – 2013
  • Bachelor of Eng. Civil Engineering, Azad University, Iran, 2003 – 2007

Professional Experience

  • Associate Lecturer, Curtin Univerisity Maysia, February 2020 – present
  • Visiting Researcher, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), July 2019 – September 2019

Fellowships and Awards

  • Excellence Achievement in Ph.D. Thesis, 2019
  • International Doctoral Fellowship (IDF), 2014-2016

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Iranian Construction Engineering Organization

Professional Activities

  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Architectural Research and Development 
  • External Reviewer, Journal Building Simulation: An International Journal, Engineering Sustainability, and Energy and Buildings
  • Panel Member, 6th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture & Urban Development (Tehran, Iran, 10-12 Dec 2019)
  • Panel member, 4th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Architecture & Urban Development (Tehran, Iran, 27-29 Dec 2016)
  • Deputy Chairperson of Parallel Session, The 1st National Symposium On Sustainable Infrastructure And Engineering (2016)



  1. Aidin Noabahr Sadeghifam., Mahdi Moharrami Meynagh., Amir Mahdyar,. Sanaz Tabatabaei., Ashkan Memari., Syuhaida Ismail (2019), Energy-efficient strategies in tropical residential buildings through the application of statistical Taguchi method., Journal of Energy (Q1/IF:5.582).
  2. Amir Mahdiyar, Sanaz Tabatabaee, Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Saeed Reza Mohandes, Arham Abdullah, Mahdi Moharrami Meynagh., (2016), Probabilistic private cost-benefit analysis for green roof installation: A Mont Carlo simulation approach, Journal of Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 20, 317-327 (Q1/IF:2.782).
  3. Hamed Golizadeh.,Saeed Banihashemi Namini.,Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam., Christopher Preece., (2016), Automated estimation of completion time for dam projects, Journal of Construction Management, 17 (3), 197-209 (Q2/IF:0.650).
  4. Aidin Noabahr Sadeghifam., Seyed Mojib Zahraee., Mahdi Moharrami meynagh, Iman Kiani., (2015), Combined use of design of experiment and dynamic building simulation in assessment of energy efficiency in tropical residential buildings, Journal of Energy and Buildings, 86, 525-533 (Q1/IF:4.457).
  5. Hamed Golizadeh., Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam., Hamid Aadal., Muhd Zaimi B. Abd Majid,.(2015), Automated tool for predicting duration of construction activities in tropical countries, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering,20(1)12-22 (Q3/IF:0.940).

Scopus- & ESCI-indexed 

  1. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Abdul Kadir Marsono, Iman Kiani, Umit Isikdag, Ali Asghar Bavafa, Sanaz Tabatabaee., (2016), Energy analysis of wall materials using building information modeling (BIM) of public buildings in the tropical climate countries, UTM Jurnal Teknologi, 78 (10).
  2. Iman Kiani, Abdul Kadir Bin Marsono, Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Saman Mostafapour, Mahdi Bahadoran., (2016), Analysis of windows element in saving energy for tropical weather Malaysia, UTM Jurnal Teknologi, 78 (10).
  3. Ali asghar Bavafa, Samineh Motamed, Abdul Kadir Marsono, Aziruddin Ressang, Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Kambiz Ghafourian., (2016), Significant factors affecting safety program performance of construction firms in Iran, Journal of Environmental Treatment Techniques, 4(3) 1-7.
  4. Saeed Banihashemi.,Mahmoud Shakouri., Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam.,(2012), Analysis of behavior of windows in terms of saving energy in extreme cold weather climes in Iran, Journal Advanced Materials Research,4(6) 676-679.


  1. Sanaz Tabatabaee, Amir Mahdiyar, Khairulzan Bin Yahya, Abdul Kadir Bin Marsono, Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam., (2016), Level of awareness on lean thinking concept in construction among higher learning students In Malaysia, Malaysian Journal Of Civil Engineering, 29(1).
  2. Iman Kiani., Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam., Saeid Khalili Ghomi., Abdul Kadir Bin Marsono., (2015), Barriers to Implementation of building information modeling in scheduling and planning phase in Iran, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9 (5), 91-97.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Saman Mostafapour, Abdul Kadir Bin Marsono, Hamed Rezaei Talebi, Iman Kiani., (2016), Assessment of value management by using earn value technique in construction industry, The 11th International Civil Engineering Postgraduate Conference SEPKA-ISEED’16, 26th-27th September 2016, Johor, Malaysia.
  2. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam., Amin fakhkhar Zadeh., Mahdi Moharrami Meynagh., Abdul Kadir Bin Marsono., (2013), Energy efficient residential buildings assessment using building information modeling, The 3rd International Graduate Conference on Engineering since & Humanity (IGCESH 2013), 16th-17th April 2013, Johor, Malaysia.
  3. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam., Mahdi Moharrami Meynagh., Umit Isikdag., Abdul Kadir Bin Marsono., (2013), “BIM application for energy optimization in tropical public building. The 3rd International Graduate Conference on Engineering since & Humanity (IGCESH 2013), 16th-17th April 2013, Johor, Malaysia.
  4. Seyed Mojib Zahraee., Seyed Ehsan Hosseini., Mazlan Abdul Wahid., Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam., (2013),Optimization of energy consumption in residential building using response surface methodology and BIM application, The 6th International Meeting on Advanced Thermofluids (IMAT 2013), 18th-19th November 2013, NUS, Singapore.
  5. Hamed Golizadeh., Teo Kien Hee., Aidin Nobahar sadeghifam., (2012), Benefits and potentials of implementing vertical greenery system as an environmental energy-saving method in Malaysian construction industry, (Management in Construction Research Association (MICRA) Postgraduate Conference , 5th December 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.