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Xianhai Meng  is a Lecturer,Queen's University Belfast,UK

Xianhai Meng

Lecturer

Organizing Committee Member

UK

Queen's University Belfast

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Xianhai Meng is a holder of BSc degree in Civil Engineering, MSc degree in Civil Engineering, and PhD degree in Construction Management. Currently, he is a lecturer B in construction management at Queen’s University Belfast in the UK. Previously, he was an associate professor in construction management at Tsinghua University in China.  
Dr Meng is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), a full member of the Association for Project Management (APM), and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in the UK. He has both industrial experience and academic experience. He has research interest in large and complex construction project management, sustainable and resilient built environment, supply chain integration and collaboration, and digital technologies in design and construction (including building information modeling).

PUBLICATIONS

Papers published in international journals
1. Zhu, X., Meng, X. and Chen, Y. (2020) A novel decision-making model for selecting a construction project delivery system. Accepted by Journal of Civil Engineering and Management.
2. Meng, X. (2019) Proactive management in the context of construction supply chains. Production Planning and Control. Published Online. DOI: 10.1080/09537287.2019.1657977
3. Meng, X. (2019) Lean management in the context of construction supply chains. International Journal of Production Research, 57(11), 3784-3798. DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2019.1566659
4. Wang, H. and Meng, X. (2019) Transformation from IT-based knowledge management into BIM-supported knowledge management: A literature review. Expert Systems with Applications. 121, 170-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.eswa.2018.12.017
5. McCarron, B., Meng, X. and Colclough, S. (2019) A pilot study of radon levels in certified passive house buildings. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 40(3), 296304. DOI: 10.1177/0143624418822444
6. Meng, X. and Brown, A. (2018) Innovation in construction firms of different sizes: Drivers and strategies. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 25(9), 1210-1225. DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-04-2017-0067  
7. Wang, G., He, Q., Xia, B., Meng, X. and Wu, P. (2018) Impact of institutional pressures on organizational citizenship behaviors for the environment: Evidence from megaprojects. Journal of Management in Engineering. 34(5), 1-11. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000628
8. Wang, H., Meng, X. and McGetrick, P. (2018) Early contractor and facility management team involvement in the BIM environment. Periodica Polytechnica Architecture, 49(1), 4758. DOI: 10.3311/PPar.12693
9. Wang, H. and Meng, X. (2018) BIM-based knowledge management in construction projects. International Journal of Information Technology Project Management, 9(2), 20-37. DOI: 10.4018/IJITPM.2018040102
10. Wang, G., He, Q., Meng, X., Locatelli, G., Yu, T. and Yan, X. (2017) Exploring the impact of megaproject environmental responsibility on organizational citizenship behaviors for the environment: A social identity perspective. International Journal of Project Management, 35(7), 1402-1414. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.04.008 

11. Meng, X. and Boyd, P. (2017) The role of the project manager in relationship management. International Journal of Project Management, 35(5), 717-728. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.03.001
12. He, Q., Wang, G., Luo, L., Shi. Q., Xie, J. and Meng, X. (2017) Mapping the managerial areas of building information modeling (BIM) using scientometric analysis. International Journal of Project Management, 35(4), 670-685. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2016.08.001
13. Liu, S., Meng, X. and Tam, C. (2015) Building information modeling based building design optimization for sustainability. Energy and Buildings, 105, 139-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.06.037
14. Meng, X. and Humphreys, P. (2015) The application of early contractor involvement and its impact on project performance. International Journal of Project Organization and Management, 7(4), 339-351. DOI: 10.1504/IJPOM.2015.073139
15. Meng, X. (2015) The role of trust in relationship development and performance improvement. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 21(7), 845-853. DOI: 10.3846/13923730.2014.893923
16. Meng, X. (2015) Facilities management: Tracing its development trajectory. Property Management, 33(3), 212-223.  DOI: 10.1108/PM-12-2013-0059
17. Meng, X. (2014) Is early warning effective for the improvement of problem solving and project performance? Journal of Management in Engineering, 30(2), 146-152. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000205
18. Tansey, P., Spillane, J. and Meng, X. (2014) Linking response strategies adopted by construction firms during the 2007 economic recession to Porter’s generic strategies. Construction Management and Economics, 32(7/8), 705-724. DOI: 10.1080/01446193.2014.933856
19. Meng, X. (2014) The role of facilities managers in sustainable practice. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 3(1), 23-34. DOI: 10.1108/SASBE-03-2013-0012
20. Meng, X. (2013) Involvement of facilities management specialists in building design: UK experience. Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 27(5), 500-507. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000343
21. Meng, X. (2013) Change in UK construction: Moving towards supply chain collaboration. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 19(3), 422-432. DOI: 10.3846/13923730.2012.760479
22. Meng, X., Sun, M and Jones, M. (2013) Practitioners’ perspectives on supply chain collaboration in UK construction projects. International Journal of Information Technology Project Management, 4(1), 27-40. DOI: 10.4018/jitpm.2013010103 

23. Meng, X. and Gallagher, B. (2012) The impact of incentive mechanisms on project performance. International Journal of Project Management, 30(3), 352-362. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2011.08.006
24. Meng, X. (2012) The effect of relationship management on project performance in construction. International Journal of Project Management, 30(2), 188-198.  DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2011.04.002
25. Meng, X., Zhao, Q. and Shen, Q. (2011) Critical success factors for transfer-operate-transfer urban water supply projects in China. Journal of Management in Engineering, 27(4), 243251.  DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000058
26. Meng, X., Sun, M. and Jones, M. (2011) Maturity model for supply chain relationships in construction. Journal of Management in Engineering, 27(2), 97-105. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000035
27. Meng, X. and McKevitt, N.J. (2011) Improving the bankability of PFI financing application. Journal of Structured Finance, 17(3), 78-87. DOI: 10.3905/jsf.2011.17.3.078 28. Meng, X. and Minogue, M. (2011) Performance measurement models in facility management: A comparative study. Facilities, 29(11/12), 472-484. DOI: 10.1108/02632771111157141
29. Meng, X. (2010) Assessment framework for construction supply chain relationships: Development and evaluation. International Journal of Project Management, 28(7), 695-707. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2009.12.006
30. Sun, M. and Meng, X. (2009) Taxonomy for change causes and effects in construction projects. International Journal of Project Management, 27(6), 560-572. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijproman.2008.10.005
31. Meng, X. and Sun, M. (2008) Construction tender evaluation practice in China. Construction Information Quarterly, 10(4), 157-163.  
32. Meng, X. (2002) Guarantees for contractor’s performance and owner’s payment in China. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 128(3), 232-237. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9364(2002)128:3(232)
 
Publications in international conference proceedings 
A large number of papers published in international conference proceedings since 2000, e.g.  1. Li, J. and Meng, X. (2018) Review of studies on relationship management in construction projects. Proceedings of 4th International SEEDS Conference, 6-7 September 2018, Dublin, pp 179-194. 2. Wang, H., Meng, X. and McGetrick, P. (2018) Incorporating knowledge of construction and facility management into the design in the BIM environment. Proceedings of 34th Annual ARCOM Conference, 3-5 September 2018, Belfast, pp 806-815. 3. Wang, H., Meng, X. and McGetrick, P. (2018) Involving knowledge of construction and facilities management in design through the BIM approach. Proceedings of 5th Creative 


Construction Conference, 30 June - 3 July 2018, Ljubljana, Slovenia, pp 568-575. 4. McCarron, B., Meng, X. and Colclough, S. (2018) Radon levels and indoor air quality in Northern Ireland passive house buildings. Proceedings of CIBSE Technical Symposium, 12-13 April 2018, London.   5. He, Q., Wang, G., Meng, X., Yu, T. and Yan, X. (2017) Linking institutional pressures and environmental management practices in mega construction project: The mediating role of project managers’ organizational citizenship behaviors for the environment. Proceedings of International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management, 10-12 Novemebr 2017, Guangzhou, China, pp 327-336. 6. Wang, G., He, Q., Meng, X., Yan, X. and Yang, D. (2017) The effects of institutional pressures and strategic orientation on organizational citizenship behaviors for the environment in managing megaprojects. Proceedings of Engineering Project Organization Conference, 5-7 June 2017, Stanford Sierra Camp, Fallen Leaf Lake, CA, USA. 7. Wang, H. and Meng, X. (2016) Improving information/knowledge management through the use of BIM: A literature review. Proceedings of 32nd ARCOM Annual Conference, 5-7 September 2016, Manchester, UK, pp 45-54. 8. Meng, X. and Harshaw, F. (2013) The application of whole life costing in PFI/PPP projects. Proceedings of 29th ARCOM Annual Conference, 2-4 September 2013, Reading, UK, pp 769778. 9. Tansey, P., Meng, X. and Cleland, D. (2013) A critical review of response strategies adopted by construction companies during an economic recession. Proceedings of 29th ARCOM Annual Conference, 2-4 September 2013, Reading, UK, pp 679-689. 10. Onyango, J., Li, B. and Meng, X. (2012) A comparative study of the how small-medium enterprises (SMEs) in China and UK establish and maintain supply chain management relationship. Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Construction in Developing Countries, 4-6 July 2012, Bangkok, Thailand.  11. Meng, X. (2009) Applying the capability maturity methodology to assess supply chain relationships in construction. Proceedings of International Conference on Global Innovation in Construction, 13-16 September 2009, Loughborough, UK, pp 398-406. 12. Meng, X., Jones, M. and Sun, M. (2007) Investigation of supply chain relationships in the UK construction industry. Proceedings of International Conference on Construction and Real Estate Management, 1-2 August 2007, Bristol, UK, pp 785-790. 
Book chapter for international handbook 
Meng, X. (2015) Incentive Mechanisms and Their Impact on Project Performance, in Schwindt, C. and Zimmermann, J. (ed.) Handbook on Project Management and Scheduling, Springer, pp 10631078. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-05915-0_17 

EDITORSHIP

Dr Xianhai Meng is a holder of BSc degree in Civil Engineering, MSc degree in Civil Engineering, and PhD degree in Construction Management. Currently, he is a lecturer B in construction management at Queen’s University Belfast in the UK. Previously, he was an associate professor in construction management at Tsinghua University in China.  
Dr Meng is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), a full member of the Association for Project Management (APM), and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) in the UK. He has both industrial experience and academic experience. He has research interest in large and complex construction project management, sustainable and resilient built environment, supply chain integration and collaboration, and digital technologies in design and construction (including building information modeling).