Dr Hector Martin

School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment

- Co-Founder and Technical Director of Morain & Martin LLC. Proven leadership of multi-disciplinary teams and offers ten years’ expertise in defining technical strategies that support overall business.
- University Lecturer and author of twenty-eight peer-reviewed journal and conference publications, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Certified project management Professional PMP, a registered engineer with a PhD in construction management. Excellent analytical skills in problem-solving and dispute resolution.

Languages

English

Degrees

2016, University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago, PhD Construction Management
2008, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, MSc. Construction Engineering and Management
2003, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, BSc(Hons) Civil Engineering

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer, Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2020 - present
Lecturer, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of the West Indies, 2009 - 2020

Highlighted publications

Martin H, Lewis T, Peterson A, Peters E. 2017. Cloudy with a Chance of Fuzzy: Building a Multicriteria Uncertainty Model for Construction Project Delivery Selection Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 31 :04016046-1-04016046-12 DOI

Martin H, Lewis T. 2013. Pinpointing safety leadership factors for safe construction sites in Trinidad and Tobago Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140 DOI

Journal article

Chadee AA, Chadee XT, Mwasha A, Martin HH. 2021. Implications of ‘lock-in’ on public sector project management in a small island development state Buildings, 11 DOI

Martin H, Ramjarrie K. 2021. Cloud Contractor Selection Model for Design-Build Open Tender Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 147 DOI

Milling A, Mwasha A, Martin H. 2020. Exploring the Full Replacement of Cement with Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Waste in Mortars used for Masonry Construction Construction and Building Materials, 253 DOI Author Url

Martin H, Mohammed F, Lal K, Ramoutar S. 2019. Maintenance strategy selection for optimum efficiency – application of AHP constant sum Facilities, 38 :421-444 DOI

Ellis L, Martin H, Ramcharitar S. 2019. Factors influencing triple constraints in public sector projects in Trinidad and Tobago Proceedings of the institution of Civil Engineers: Management, Procurement and Law, 172 :157-169 DOI

Martin H, Emptage K. 2019. Knowledge-Transfer Enablers for Successful Construction Joint Ventures Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 11 :04519015-04519015 DOI

Martin H, Emptage K. 2019. Knowledge-Transfer Enablers for Successful Construction Joint Ventures Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 11 :04519015-04519015-11 DOI Publisher Url

Peters E, Subar K, Martin H. 2019. Late Payment and Nonpayment within the Construction Industry: Causes, Effects, and Solutions Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 11 :04519013-1-04519013-12 DOI

Martin H, Sorhaindo C. 2019. A comparison of intrinsic and extrinsic motivational factors as predictors of civil engineering students’ academic success International Journal of Engineering Education, 35 :458-472 Publisher Url

Martin H, Vital S, Ellis L, O'brien Delpesh C. 2018. Motivating Civil Engineering Students: Self-Determinacy Perspective Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 144 :04018005-1-04018005-13 DOI

Martin H, Koylass J, Welch F. 2018. An exploration of the consistency limits of the analytical hierarchy process and its impact on contractor selection The International Journal of Construction Management, 18 :14-25 DOI

Martin H, Lewis T, Peters E, Petersen A. 2017. Construction project delivery cloud decision-support model Proceedings of the institution of Civil Engineers: Management, Procurement and Law, 170 :6-26 DOI

Martin H, Lewis T, Peterson A, Peters E. 2017. Cloudy with a Chance of Fuzzy: Building a Multicriteria Uncertainty Model for Construction Project Delivery Selection Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 31 :04016046-1-04016046-12 DOI

Martin H, Ellis M, Delpesh C. 2016. Risk Perception in a Multi-Hazard Environment: A Case Study of Maraval, Trinidad West Indian Journal of Engineering, 39 :32-43

Martin H, Lewis T, Petersen A. 2016. Factors affecting the choice of construction project delivery in developing oil and gas economies Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 12 :170-188 DOI

Martin H, Lewis T, Fifi J. 2014. Centralized vs. Decentralized Construction project Structure – easing the communication Difficulties The International Journal of Construction Management, 14 :156-170 DOI

Martin H, Lewis T. 2013. Pinpointing safety leadership factors for safe construction sites in Trinidad and Tobago Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140 DOI

Martin H, Lewis T, Outridge D. 2013. Is Legislation a Barrier to the Procurement of Construction Goods and Services? A Review of Trinidad & Tobago's Construction Industry Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution (ASCE), 5 :142-150 DOI Publisher Url

Conference publication

Ellis L, Martin H, Charles M. 2020. BIM IMPLEMENTATION IN THE PRACTICE OF ARCHITECTURE IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology (IConETech-2020), International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering & Technology (IConETech-2020) DOI

Martin H, Edwards K. 2016. The interaction between leadership styles and management level, and their impact on project success Third Australasia and South-East Asia Structural Engineering and Construction. Integrated Solutions for Infrastructure Development Publisher Url

Cassar R, Martin H. 2016. How to choose a project manager under uncertainty Chan PW, James Neilson C. 32nd International conference by the Association of Research in Construction Management (ARCOM) 2 :1-10

Martin H, Sorhaindo C, Welch F. 2014. Motivation of undergraduate civil engineering students for higher levels of academic success Raiden AB, Aboagye-Nimo E. 30th Annual ARCOM Conference, 1 :1205-1214

Martin H, Alexander S. 2013. Public Perspective of the Reuse of Treated Waste Water on the East West Corridor Trinidad Sustainable Build (SB13), Advancing the Green Agenda, Technology, Practices and Policies. :1-8 Publisher Url

Martin H, Lewis T, Morain N. 2012. A Critical Review of Haiti Earthquake of 2010: Key Development Problems and Focused Solutions Proceedings of the International Institute for Infrastructure, Renewal, and Reconstruction (IIIRR), International Conference on Disaster Management :33-40 Publisher Url

Martin H, Lewis T, Edwards K. 2011. Leadership, Learning Styles and Academic Performance of Undergraduate Engineering Students in Trinidad Bernardino J, Quadrado JC. 1st World Engineering Education Flash Week :359-364 Publisher Url

Martin H, Lewis TM, Hosein J. 2011. Ranking the Perceived Cause and Risk Levels for Construction Delays in Trinidad Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction(ISEC-6), Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction DOI

Martin H, A. K. P, Michael Lewis T. 2011. Contract and Procurement Selection within a Sustainable Framework: Charting the Way Forward Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction(ISEC-6), Modern Methods and Advances in Structural Engineering and Construction DOI

Martin H, Lewis T. 2010. Accident Reduction Through Effective safety Behaviour of Construction Managers in Trinidad The Second International Conference on Construction In Developing Countries (ICCIDC–II), Advancing and Integrating Construction Education, Research & Practice

Morain N, Martin H. 2010. Unearthing the Links between Urban Development, Natural Disasters and its Impacts on Urban Sustainability 46th ISOCARP Congress, Sustainable City Developing World :1-10 Publisher Url

Membership of professional bodies:

Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers MASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers. 2015

Registered Engineer REng, Board of Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago. 2008

MAPETT, The Association of Professional Engineers of Trinidad and Tobago. 2008

Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute. 2007

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