I am the Head of Department of Civil Engineering, Surveying and Construction Management within the School of Engineering and the Environment. Prior to joining Kingston in 2012, I was a Research Fellow at the Innovative Construction Research Centre (ICRC), University of Reading. I have also had the opportunity to work in the industry for a number of years both in the UK and Turkey.
I am a senior academic with leadership and management experience in professional bodies and academic institutions. I am a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and a member of the CIOB Accreditation Panel. I am also a Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA).
I have delivered CPD and guest lectures across the UK as well as in Finland and Turkey; and as part of CIOB Accreditation Panel, I have been carrying out accreditation visits to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the UK. I have also been initiating and developing partnerships across the world.
I have a number of publications in reputed international journals and conferences. I am an on-going reviewer for a number of reputable international journals.
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My research interests span a number of areas, including improving interdisciplinary collaboration in the construction process; the changing nature of the building environmental assessment tools; quality management and application of digital technology across construction industry. And in the area of digital technology, I am currently focusing in particular on developing an improved understanding of the application of digital technologies for managing and improving construction quality.
Schweber, Libby and Haroglu, Hasan (2014) Comparing the fit between BREEAM assessment and design processes. Building Research And Information, 42(3), pp. 300-317. ISSN (print) 1466-4321
Haroglu, Hasan, Glass, Jacqueline and Thorpe, Tony (2009) A study of professional perspectives on structural frame selection. Construction Management and Economics, 27(12), pp. 1209-1217. ISSN (print) 0144-6193
Haroglu, H., Glass, J., Thorpe, T. and Goodchild, C. (2009) Contractors' influence within the design process of design-build projects. In: Ghafoori, Nader, (ed.) Challenges, opportunities and solutions in structural engineering and construction. London, U.K. : CRC Press. pp. 693-698. ISBN 9780415568098