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Prof Andrew Ross

Prof Andrew Ross

Telephone: 0151 231 2840

Biography

Subject head- Surveying at Liverpool John Moores University. Overall management responsibility for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the following disciplines- Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying and Real estate management.
Research interests Financial management of construction organisations and projects, subcontractor/main contractor relationships and wearable and sensor technology in construction.
Currently a CIB global coordinator for wearable technology in property and construction.

Degrees

2005, University of Salford, United Kingdom, PhD
1994, University of Salford, United Kingdom, MSc Information Technology
1985, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Publications

Highlighted publications

Blay-Armah A, Ross A. 2014. The impact of varying asset specificities of subcontractors on relationships development in construction Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :533-543

Ross AD, Williams P. 2013. Financial Management for Construction Contracting Blackwell Wiley 978-1-4051-2506-2

Ross AD, Dalton K, Sertyesilisik B. 2013. An investigation on the improvement of construction expenditure forecasting journal of civil engineering and management, 19 :759-771 >DOI

Jones SM, Ross A, Sertyesilisik B. 2010. Testing the unfolding model of voluntary turnover on construction professionals Construction Management and Economics, 28 :271-285 >DOI

Morton R, Ross A. 2008. Construction UK introduction to the industry Wiley-Blackwell 9781405159432

Ross A, Hugill D. 2008. Signals from Site-Embodied Logic and Management Accounting on Construction Projects :417-439 >DOI

Ross AD, Hugill DJ. 2006. Commercial management of projects Lowe D, Leiringer R. Commercial Management of Projects: Defining the discipline Blackwell Publishing

Ross AD, Jaggar D. 2002. Building Design Cost Management Blackwell Publishing 9780632058051

Ross AD, Dow I, Sertyesilisik B. an investigation on the cost implications of methodology of sub-constract work pricing Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 14 :98-125 >DOI

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Manewa RMAS, Muza T, Siriwardena ML, Ross AD. 2017. Through life risk management in mega projects 2017 6th CIB World Construction Symposium

Ross , Norman R, Manewa RMAS, Marsh D. 2016. Is construction getting quicker?

Wijekoon C, Manewa A, Ross A, Davies C. 2016. Evaluating the ability of BIM to enhance value in facilities information management Proceedings of the 32nd Annual ARCOM Conference, ARCOM 2016, :1225-1234

Wijekoon C, Manewa A, Ross A, Marsh D. 2016. BIM as an effective information management tool for achieving key performance indicators in Construction Projects

Manewa RMAS, Blake T, Siriwardena M, Ross A, Marsh D. 2016. Implementation of Building Information Modelling within Construction SMEs

Manewa RMAS, Siriwardena M, Ross A. 2015. Barriers to the implementation of concurrent engineering practices within the UK construction industry CIB 4th World Construction Symposium

Ross A, Armah AB, Manewa RMAS. 2014. Factors that influence trade contractor specificity and their influence on the development of integrated project teams: the case for sustainability

Manewa A, Siriwardena M, Ross A. 2014. Responding to the built environment challenges – Design for adaptation

Blay-Armah A, Ross A. 2014. The impact of varying asset specificities of subcontractors on relationships development in construction Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :533-543

Shah R, Walsh S, Ross A. 2014. Challenges and solutions for management of FRP usage in the UK rail sector Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :123-134

Shah R, Walsh S, Ross A. 2013. Challenges and solutions for management of FRP usage in the UK rail sector Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :123-134

Blay-Armah A, Ross A. 2013. The impact of varying asset specificities of subcontractors on relationships development in construction Proceedings 29th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management Conference, ARCOM 2013, :533-543

Manewa RMAS, Pasquire C, Gibb A, Ross A, Siriwardena M. 2013. Adaptable Buildings: Striving towards a sustainable future

Shah RK, Walsh S, Ross A. 2013. Challenges, potential flaws and resolutions in implementing FRP in UK Rail infrastructure Procs 29th Annual ARCOM Conference, Annual ARCOM Conference :123-134

 Khumpaisal S, Ross A, Abdulai RT. 2010. Thai Real Estate Practitioners’ Perception of Risks 5th Annual BEAN Conference, 18-19 May

 Salem M, Ross A, Karima S, Kirkham R, Abdulai RT. 2009. The GCC Real Estate Markets: An Initial Investigation into their Attractiveness to Global Real Estate Investors ARCOM Annual Conference

Azam MAM, Ross AD, Fortune CJ, Jaggar DM. 1999. The development ob a rich information model used to identify the factors constraining design development Ogunlana SO. PROFITABLE PARTNERING IN CONSTRUCTION PROCUREMENT, CIB W92 (Procurement Systems) and CIB TG 23 (Culture in Construction) Joint Symposium :565-577 >Link

Wijekoon KADNC, Manewa RMAS, Ross AD. BIM for facilities information managemnt

Abdulai RT, Blay-Armah A, Ross A, Cotgrave A. Construction Team Building: The Interplay of Economic and Non-economic Factors BEAN

Abdulai RT, Salem M, Ross A, Karima S, Kirkham R. The GCC Real Estate Markets: An Initial Investigation into their Attractiveness to Global Real Estate Investors ARCOM Annual Conference

Journal Articles

Manewa A, Siriwardena M, Ross A, Madanayake U. 2016. Adaptable buildings for sustainable built environment Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 6 :139-158 >DOI

Ross AD, Dalton K, Sertyesilisik B. 2013. An investigation on the improvement of construction expenditure forecasting journal of civil engineering and management, 19 :759-771 >DOI

Ross A. 2011. Supply chain management in an uncertain economic climate: a UK perspective Construction Innovation, 11 :5-13 >DOI

Kivrak S, Ross A, Arslan G, Tuncan M. 2010. Construction professionals' perspectives on cross-cultural training for international construction projects Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2010 - Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference, :351-360

Abdulai RT, Khumpaisal S, Ross A. 2010. An Examination of Thai Practitioners’ Perceptions of Risk Assessment Techniques in Real Estate Development Journal of Retail and Leisure Property, 9 :151-174

Jones SM, Ross A, Sertyesilisik B. 2010. Testing the unfolding model of voluntary turnover on construction professionals Construction Management and Economics, 28 :271-285 >DOI

Kivrak S, Ross A, Arslan G, Tuncan M. 2009. Impacts of cultural differences on project success in construction Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2009 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference, :53-61

Marguet N, Ross A, Johnson D. 2009. Developing supply chain procurement systems in social housing Association of Researchers in Construction Management, ARCOM 2009 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference, :3-10

Ross A, Hugill D. 2008. Signals from Site-Embodied Logic and Management Accounting on Construction Projects :417-439 >DOI

Chen Z, Li H, Ross A, Khalfan MMA, Kong SCW. 2008. Knowledge-driven ANP approach to vendors evaluation for sustainable construction Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 134 :928-941 >DOI

Ross A, Goulding J. 2007. Supply chain transactional barriers to design cost management Construction Innovation, 7 :274-287 >DOI

Wijekoon KA, Manewa RMAS, Ross AD. Enhancing the value of Facilities Information Management (FIM) through BIM integration Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management,

Ross AD, Dow I, Sertyesilisik B. an investigation on the cost implications of methodology of sub-constract work pricing Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 14 :98-125 >DOI

Books

Ross AD, Williams P. 2013. Financial Management for Construction Contracting Blackwell Wiley 978-1-4051-2506-2

Morton R, Ross A. 2008. Construction UK introduction to the industry Wiley-Blackwell 9781405159432

Ross AD, Jaggar D. 2002. Building Design Cost Management Blackwell Publishing 9780632058051

Chapters

Ross AD, Hugill DJ. 2006. Commercial management of projects Lowe D, Leiringer R. Commercial Management of Projects: Defining the discipline Blackwell Publishing

Engagement & Impact

Highlighted activities

External committees:

Committee name: Constructing Excellence steering group, Organisation: Constructing Excellence, Position: Treasurer

Professional activities

Editorial boards:

Publication: Journal of Construction Procurement

External committees:

Committee name: Constructing Excellence steering group, Organisation: Constructing Excellence, Position: Treasurer

Committee name: Construction excellence, Organisation: Liverpool Constructing excellence, Position: Chairman and treasurer

Committee name: Organising committee- Association of researchers in Construction, Organisation: ARCOM, Position: Committee member

External PGR examinations performed:

Name of University: Edinburgh University, Award student examined for: PhD

External PGR Supervision - completed students:

Name of University: Liverpool John Moores University, Award gained by the student: PhD

Industrial connections:

Company: Industrial collaborative group- Degree apprenticeships - Construction Trailblazer, Position or project: Academic lead-

Membership of professional bodies:

MRICS, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveying

Fellow, Higher education academy

Member, Chartered Institute of Building

Associate member, Royal Instiution of Chartered Surveyors

Research Grants Awarded:

Innovate UK, Low Carbon futures, KTP programme in conjunction with BCM, Manchester, Grant value (£): 248012, Duration of research project: Three years

Technology strategy board, Sustainable professional services development, Todd and Ledson LLP, Grant value (£): £105000, Duration of research project: 18 months

NWUA, Development of collaborative progression routes, Grant value (£): £56000, Duration of research project: 18 months

NWUA, Building Summit Skills capability, Grant value (£): £102,000, Duration of research project: 24 months

Technology Strategy Board, Supply chain management in registered social housing, Fusion 21, Grant value (£): £140,000, Duration of research project: 24 months

NWDA, Sustainability programme development, Grant value (£): 120,000, Duration of research project: 24 months