Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam

Dr. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam
Adjunct Lecturer
Civil & Construction Engineering

Contact Details
Telephone: + 60 85 443939
Fax: +60 85 443837

Academic History

  • PhD in Civil Engineering (Construction Management), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia.
  • MSc in Civil Engineering (Construction Management), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia.
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Civil Engineering, Azad University, Iran.

Academic Appointments

  • Feb 2021 – present Lecturer 
    Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia
  • Feb 2020 – Feb 2021 Associate Lecturer 
    Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, Curtin University Malaysia
  • Jul 2019 – Sep 2019 Visiting Researcher
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia
  • Apr 2018 – Present BIM Coordinator 
    Barnyar Mehraz Iranians Co., Iran
  • Apr 2017 – Mar 2018 BIM Modeler
    Barnyar Mehraz Iranians Co., Iran
  • Mar 2013 – Apr 2014 Modeler
    Goy Dash Co., Iran
  • Jan 2009 – Dec 2010 Site Superintendent
    Goy Dash Co., Iran
  • Jan 2008 – Present Member of the Board of Directors 
    Alish Borje Gharb Co., Iran
  • Jan 2008 – Jan 2009 Site Inspector
    Beton Sakhtab Co., Iran

Research Interests

  • Sustainability, green construction and energy efficient design
  • Energy Simulation and Analysis
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • IT in construction

Research Grants

  1. Nov 2020 – Nov 2022
    Co-Investigator – Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
    research grant RM 68,000
    (Ref: FRGS/1/2020/TK0/CURTIN/03/1)
    Title: A Decision Making Framework To Support Energy Efficient Design Of
    High Rise Residential Buildings
  2. Sep 2020 – Sep 2021
    Principal Investigator – Curtin Malaysia Teaching Innovation
    Project (CMTIP) 2020- 2021/ RM 2,000
    (Ref: OLT/ CMTIP/ 2020-001)
    Title: Developing CurtinCheck as Infographic Mapping Tool to Monitor
    Student’s Engagement towards Online Teaching and Learning


Journal Papers

  1. Aidin Noabahar Sadeghifam., Mahdi Moharrami meynagh., Hamed Golizadeh., Eeydzah Binti Aminudin., Seyedeh Sara miryousef Ata., (2021), Attic ventilation as a sustainable strategy for energy saving in tropical residential buildings., Environmental Science and Pollution Research (Q2/IF: 3.306) (Submitted).
  2. Monh Neardey, Eeydzah Aminudin, Leng Pauchung, Gabriel Ling Hoh Teck, Nursyareena Azlie, Christine Nerisha Stephen Liat, Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam (2021), Simulation on Lighting Characteristics for Improving Lighting Energy Efficiency of Rest and Service Area Malaysia., Journal of Energy and Buildings (Q1/IF: 5.055) (Submitted).
  3. 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: 6.046).
  4. 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: 4.468).
  5. 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: 5.055).
  6. 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: 1.519).

Scopus and ESCI Indexed Paper

  1. Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Iman Kiani , Nurul Noraziemah Mohd Pauzi , Saman Mostfapour., (2020), Analysis of Windows Element for Energy Saving in Tropical Residential Buildings in Order to Reduce the Negative Environmental Impacts, Journal of Environmental Treatment Techniques, 9 (1) 1-6 (Q4).
  2. 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) (Q2).
  3. 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) (Q2).
  4. 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 (Q4).
  5. Hamed Golizadeh, Saeed Banihashemi Namini, Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Christopher Preece., (2016), Automated estimation of completion time for dam projects, International journal of construction management, 17 (3), 197-209 (Q2).
  6. 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.

Conference Papers

  1. Nurul Noraziemah Mohd Pauzi , Aidin Nobahar Sadeghifam, Muhammad Fauzi Mohd Zain, (2020), Mix design of high-strength concrete incorporating spherical and crushed CRT funnel glass waste, 5th International Conference on Advanced Technology & Applied Sciences Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) ICaTAS 2020, 7th and 8th October 2020, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Professional Association

  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), 2021.
  • Membership of Industrial and External Relations Committee (IERC), (Construction
    Management Department), Curtin University Malaysia, 2021
  • Membership of Accreditation committee of Construction Management Program, Curtin
    University Malaysia, 2020
  • Membership of Energy Institute (EI) UK (Membership No: AMEI | 0075912), 2020
  • Membership of Iranian Construction Engineering Organization (Membership No: 13-3-0-
    10152), 2010