Staff Profiles

Professor Joseph Tah

Bsc (Hons), MSc, PhD, MCIOB, ACM

Interim Pro Vice-Chancellor, Dean of Faculty

School of the Built Environment

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Joseph Tah

Phone number: +44 (0)1865 48 3919


Location: Headington

Joe Tah joined the School of the Built Environment as Professor of Project Management in May 2007. He was Professor of Construction Information Technology and Associate Head of School of the Built Environment at Salford University. He was also Professor of Construction Management at London South Bank University. He has extensive research experience in the application of artificial intelligence (AI) and distributed computing techniques to the development of decision support systems for managing construction projects. He has undertaken many funded research projects and successfully supervised many PhD students and research associates. He has undertaken several knowledge transfer initiatives and consultancy work involving the re-engineering of organizational business processes and the development and implementation of innovations in ICT in various construction companies. He has co-authored a textbook on 'strategic management applied to international construction' and published over 100 refereed articles. He is currently serving on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Architectural Engineering and Design Management and The Built and Human Environment Review. He is a member of the peer review college of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and is an expert evaluator and reviewer for the European Commission. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and a member of its Innovation and Research panel. He represents Higher Education on the South East Partnership of the National Skills Academy for Construction.