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School of the Built Environment

Salford and CIB

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New adelphiThe International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) is the world's  foremost  platform  for  international cooperation and information exchange in building and construction research and innovation. CIB has a worldwide network of over 5000 experts from 500 member organisations active in the research community, in industry or in education, who cooperate and exchange information  in  over  50  CIB Commissions covering all fields in building and construction-related research and innovation.

As one of the leading research schools in the Built Environment, SOBE provides leadership in various aspects of CIB activity. Professor Les Ruddock is the UK representative on the CIB Board.

Working Commissions

Name: Construction Industry Economics
Code: W55
Joint Coordinator: Professor Les Ruddock

Name: Procurement systems
Code: W92
Joint Coordinator: Professor Peter McDermott

CIB Student Chapter

The Salford CIB Student Chapter aims to enhance our postgraduate students' skills, particularly in regards to international collaboration and information exchange concerning research and innovation in the built environment. All postgraduate students in the School automatically become CIB Student Chapter  members  upon  registration.

Our objectives:

  • To provide opportunities to further improve relationships among postgraduate researchers                                  
  • To identify and exploit more opportunities on developing our skills and capabilities                                  
  • To expand our research networks within and among student chapters                                  
  • To promote the awareness of CIB and CIB Student Chapters                                  

Salford CIB Student Chapter Committee

Chaminda PathirageAcademic Advisor
Dr Chaminda Pathirage

Rana Muhammad QasimPresident of the CIB Student Chapter: 
Rana Muhammad Qasim

Ahmed AbouMoemenEvent Organiser:
Ahmed AbouMoemen

Seyed Payam Salamati NiaCommittee member:
Seyed Payam Salamati Nia

Anushka RathnayakeCommittee member:
Anushka Rathnayake