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Prof. Hossain Md Aslam

Assistant Professor
Department of Civil Engineering
Nazarbayev University


Md. Aslam Hossain earned his PhD from National University of Singapore (NUS) under Civil Engineering Department in 2011. After his PhD, he worked as Assistant Professor at Presidency University and then Islamic University of Technology, Dhaka for more than three years. He did his postdoctoral fellowship at NUS from June 2014-October 2015. Before joining at Nazarbayev University, he was working as Senior Lecturer at University Malaysia Pahang.

Research Interest

His current research interests include Building Information Modelling (BIM), worksite safety and health, facility management, lean construction and construction productivity improvement.


  • Chua, D.K.H., and Hossain, M.A. (2011) “Predicting Change Propagation and Impact on Design Due to External Changes.” IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, 59 (3), 483-493.

  • Hossain, M. A., Chua, D. K. H. and Liu Zhuo (2012) “Optimizing Concurrent Execution of Design Activities with Minimum Redesign.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 26(3), 409-420.

  • Hossain, M. A., and Chua, D. K. H. (2013) “Overlapping Design and Construction Activities and an Optimization Approach to Minimize Rework.” International Journal of Project Management, 32 (6), 983-994.

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