Dr Kurannen Baaki

School of Civil Engineering and Built Environment

Kurannen joined Liverpool John Moores University in 2019 as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Built Environment and teaches primarily Building Surveying and Facilities Management courses. Kurannen holds a National Diploma (ND) in Estate Management from Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria, a Higher National Diploma (HND) also in Estate Management from Kaduna Polytechnic, a Master of Facilities and Maintenance Management (MFMM) (with Distinction) from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and a PhD in Asset and Facilities Management also from the University of Malaya. Kurannen has authored several publications in international peer reviewed journals and has presented papers at various international conferences, as well as done guest speaking. Kurannen is a Graduate Member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers and Ordinary Member of the Malaysian Association of Facility Management. Kurannen’s research interests include sustainable facilities management, strategic facilities management, facilities management performance, property management, building refurbishment, fire safety in buildings.

Degrees

2019, University of Malaya, Malaysia, PhD
2015, University of Malaya, Malaysia, Master of Facilities and Maintenance Management (MFMM)
2008, Kaduna Polytechnic, Nigeria, Higher National Diploma (HND)
2006, Kaduna Polytechnic, Nigeria, Ordinary National Diploma (OND)

Academic appointments

Lecturer, Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present

Journal article

Akashah FW, Baaki TK, Anuar MF, Azmi NF, Yahya Z. 2020. Factors Affecting Adoption of Emergency Evacuation Strategies in High-Rise Office Buildings Journal of Design and Built Environment, 20 :1-21 Publisher Url Public Url

Olanrele OO, Fateye OB, Adegunle TO, Ajayi CA, Said R, Baaki K. 2020. Causal effects of macroeconomic predictors on real estate investment trust’s (REIT’s) performance in Nigeria Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, 26 :149-171 DOI

Baaki TK, Baharum MR, Ali AS, Jafa'ar MH. 2020. Exploring sustainable healthcare waste management implementation in teaching hospitals in Malaysia Journal of Building Performance, 11 :54-67 Publisher Url Public Url

Baaki TK, Baharum MR, Ali AS. 2019. Determining a conceptual framework for safe and sustainable health-care waste management (SSHCWM) implementation in health-care facilities Journal of Facilities Management, 17 :40-56 DOI

Ali AS, Azmi NF, Baaki TK. 2018. Cost performance of building refurbishment works: the case of Malaysia International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, 36 :41-62 DOI

Akashah FW, Baaki TK, Lee SP. 2017. Fire risk assessment of low cost high rise residential buildings in Kuala Lumpur: A case study Journal of Design and Built Environment, 17 :124-138 DOI Public Url

Baaki TK, Baharum MR, Akashah FW. 2017. Critical success factors of medical waste management implementation in healthcare facilities in Nigeria: A case study Journal of Design and Built Environment, 17 :18-35 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Akashah FW, Wan-Teh WSN, Baaki TK. 2016. Fire Risk Assessment of Historic Buildings in Malacca World Heritage Site The Malaysian Surveyor, 51 :30-38 Publisher Url Public Url

Baaki TK, Ali AS. 2016. An assessment of medical waste management practices in selected healthcare facilities in Benue State, Nigeria: A case study WASTE MANAGEMENT, 49 :II-IV Author Url

Baaki TK, Baharum MR, Pitt M, Davies S. Associated factors of medical waste management practices in developing countries: a review International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Public Url

Conference publication

Baaki TK, Baharum MR, Ali AS. 2016. A review of sustainable facilities management knowledge and practice Kamaruzzaman SNB, Ali ASB, Azmi NFB, Chua SJL. 4TH INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CONTROL CONFERENCE 2016 (IBCC 2016), 4th International Building Control Conference (IBCC) 66 :1-10 DOI Author Url

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