Ehsan is an Associate Professor of Project Management and a member of RMIT Academic Board.
Associate Professor Ehsan Gharaie is an outstanding educator and researcher in the field of Project Management. He was made a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy in 2018 and received a commendation in the DVCE's Award for Teaching Innovation. He was also the winner of the RMIT Early Career Academic Teaching Award and the Doctoral Research Excellence Award.
Ehsan’s research is focused on construction project management, dynamics of the house building industry, and learning and teaching in project management. He is also a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) supervisor.
- Safe and healthy construction: The influence of clients in driving improvement through construction procurement and project management practices, ARC Linkage Project
- Housing production delays funded by Forrest and Wood Products Association
- Crane safety in the construction industry funded by SafeWork NSW
- The effect of current sub-contracting practice in housing supply, funded by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute
- House building industry dynamics modelling funded by Forrest and Wood Products Association
- Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning, RMIT University
- PhD in Construction Project Management, RMIT University, Thesis: House completion time in Australia
- MSc in Construction Engineering and Management, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)
- BSc in Civil Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT)
- Zolghadr, A.,Gharaie, E.,Naderpajouh, N. (2022). Barriers to innovation in the housing sector: Economic justifiability of offsite construction for housebuilders In: Journal of Building Engineering, 52, 1 - 13
- Ghalebeigi, A.,Gharaie, E. (2021). Online Learning and Engagement with the Business Practices During Pandemic In: COVID-19 and Education: Learning and Teaching in a Pandemic-Constrained Environment, Information Science Press, United States
- Munguia, P.,Cheong, C.,Cheong, F.,Gharaie, E. (2020). Exploratory Variations in Course Structure ConsistencyWithin the Learning Management System In: Tertiary Education in a Time of Change, Springer, Singapore
- Gharaie, E.,Wingrove, D. (2019). Strategies for Effective Teaching in Project Management In: Claiming Identity Through Redefined Teaching in Construction Programs, IGI Global, United States
- Ranasinghe, R.,Gharaie, E.,Gilbert, G. (2018). Making a case for adoption of project management methodology for capital works projects in Australian local governments In: Project Management Institute Australia Conference 2017, Sydney, Australia, 9-30 May 2017
- Wong, P.,Zwar, C.,Gharaie, E. (2017). Examining the drivers and states of organizational change for greater use of prefabrication in construction projects In: Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 143, 1 - 9
- Saunders, P.,Gharaie, E.,Chester, A.,Leahy, C. (2017). Improving the student experience with learning analytics in construction project management courses In: Proceedings of the 41st Australasian Universities Building Education Association Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 3-5 July 2017
- Gharaie, E. (2016). Sequential exercises and Personal Response System in project management courses In: Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Volume 228 - Second International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'16), Valencia, Spain, 21-23 June 2016
- Gharaie, E.,Lingard, H.,Cooke, T. (2015). Causes of fatal accidents involving cranes in the Australian construction industry In: Construction Economics and Building, 15, 1 - 12
- Gharaie, E.,Hatzimagas, T.,Zeina, C. (2014). Drug and alcohol use in the Australian construction industry: A case study In: Proceedings of CIB W099 International Health and Safety Conference: Achieving Sustainable Construction Health and Safety, Lund, Sweden, 2 - 3 June 2014
1 PhD Completions2 PhD Current Supervisions and 1 Masters by Research Current Supervisions
- Safe and healthy construction: The influence of clients in driving improvement through construction procurement and project management practices. Funded by: ARC Linkage Grant pre-2014 Round 2 from (2013 to 2017)