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Anil Sawhney
Dr. Anil Sawhney is a Director, School of Construction at the RICS School of Built Environment. Most recently, he was a Professor of Civil Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He was also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Built Environment, University of Technology Sydney. Prof. Sawhney is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Project Management Institute. From June 2010 to June 2011, he held the position of Chair in Construction Project Management at University of Technology Sydney. With a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (1988) and a Master’s degree in Building Engineering Management (1990) from India, he completed his doctoral studies in construction engineering and management from the University of Alberta, Canada in 1994. He started his academic and consulting career in the US in 1994. Prof. Sawhney has a rich mix of academic, research, industry and consulting experience gathered working in India, Canada, USA, and Australia. Over the last 20 years, he has built a substantial record of academic leadership and created a strong education, research, consulting, and service program in the area of construction project management and construction management education. Prof. Sawhney performed consulting assignments for a large number of organizations including the World Bank under the International Comparison Program from 2002 to 2006. As part of this work, he co-developed a spatial and temporal comparison methodology for the comparison-resistant construction sector. In 2009, he was appointed to the Bureau of Indian Standards panel on construction project management (BIS/CED29/P1). Prof. Sawhney also serves on the executive committee of the India Design Innovation Education Forum. Prof. Sawhney is well published with over 70 publications in refereed technical journals and conferences. He serves on the International Editorial Board of the Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems published by Taylor and Francis and the Journal of Information Technology in Construction.