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Eur Ing Dr Phebe Mann

Chartered Civil Engineer / Associate Professor

Building Information Management (BIM), Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

  • Docklands Campus, East Building
    School of Architecture Computing and Engineering (ACE)
    University of East London
    4-6 University Way
    London
    E16 2RD
  • p.mann@uel.ac.uk +442082233000
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      Qualifications:

      Academic:

      2016      LLM Construction Law, Arbitration and Adjudication, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

      2015      Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, Jesus College Oxford, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

      2011      LLB(Hons)  Legum Baccalaureus: Bachelor of Laws Honours Degree Buckingham University

      2009      PG Cert   Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, Reading University

      2006      PhD Online Collaborative Conceptual Design, The Open University

      2002      MSc Research Methods, The Open University

      2001      BA(Hons) (Cantab)   Computer Science,  Cambridge University

      1998      PGDip(Cantab) Computing and Virtual Reality Integrated Systems in the Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment, Cambridge University

      1995      MSc Bridge Engineering, Surrey University

      1990      BEng(Hons) Final Year Engineering (Civil), University of Leicester

      1985      MSc Construction, Civil Engineering, Loughborough University

      Professional:

      Honorary Fellow (2013) Bradford College

      Fellow (2010) Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce

      Fellow (2009) The Higher Education Academy (Ref. 38901)

      European Engineer (2004) Fédération Européenne d’Associations Nationales d’Ingénieurs (Reg. No. 28043)

      Fellow (2015) Member (1999) The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Mem. No. 12666)

      Chartered Civil Engineer (1999) The Institution of Civil Engineers (Mem. No. 332699-33)

      Chartered Quantity Surveyor (1993) The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Mem. No. 93247)

      Chartered Construction Manager (1990) The Chartered Institute of Building (Mem. No.000700738)

      Previous Posts Held:

      2007 – 2010    Lecturer in ICT / Construction Management, School Director/Co-ordinator e-Learning, University of Reading

      1995 – 2007   Associate Lecturer    The Open University

      1995 – 2007   Associate Lecturer    College of Estate Management, Reading

      1989 – 1990   Senior Lecturer    Birmingham City University

      1986 – 1989   Research Officer    University of Bristol, University of West of England,, De Montfort University, Leicester

      1995 – 1998    Project Engineer/Surveyor WS Atkins, Cambridge

      1992 – 1995    Project Engineer/Surveyor Cambridgeshire County Council

      1990 – 1992    Project Manager/Surveyor Westminster City Council







    2018                  Top 50 Women in Engineering Award

    2013                  Honorary Fellow, Bradford College

    2011                  WISE/UKRC Women of Outstanding Achievement Tomorrow’s Leader Award

    2010, 2011        Commendation for the Society of Construction Law Australia Brooking Prize Student Division

    2010                  Asian Women Achievement Public Sector Award shortlist

    2010                  First Place, The Croatian American Bar Association, International Essay Competition

    2009                  Commendation for the Society of Construction Law Hudson Prize

    2007                  Phi Delta Kappa Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award finalist

    2007                  The Open University Practice-based Professional Learning, Teaching and Learning Support Excellence Award

    2004                  The Chartered Institute of Building International Innovation & Research Award

    1999                  Royal Academy of Engineering Award

    1999                  The Institution of Civil Engineers QUEST Award

    1990                  Foreign and Commonwealth Office Award

    ICE JBM
    RICS
    CIOB

    2016 -          Institution of Civil Engineers QUEST Award Committee

    2015 -         Queen's Young Leaders Mentor

    2015 -         ICE London Vice Chair (Knowledge) Institution of Civil Engineers ICE London Regional

    2015 -         Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Assessor, Assessment of Professional Competence for Chartered Surveyors (Project Management & Quantity Surveying Pathways)

    2015 -         Institution of Civil Engineers Chartered Professional Reviewer

    2015 -         Reviewer, International Journal of Law in the Built Environment

    2014 -         Expert Member, Scientific Committee, Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS), Leeds Beckett University

    2014           External Adviser, Validation Panel, London South Bank University

    2013 -         External Adviser, Quality Standard and Enhancement Committee, College of Estate Management, Reading

    2012 -         Institution of Civil Engineers ICE London Regional Committee

    2008 -         UCAS Tariff Expert Group in Construction and the Built Environment

    2005 -         Foundation Degree External Examiner in Foundation Degree Forward, Lichfield Centre database

    Overview



    Current Research Related Activities:

    Legal Research in Construction and Technology, Highway Engineering and Transportation Planning, Mobile Technology in Construction Management; Information Technology in Construction; Collaborative Design; Computer-supported collaborative work (CSCW);  Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment / Building Information Modelling (BIM), Educational Technology in Engineering and Built Environment

    Supervising PhD student in Construction Management / BIM

    Supervising PhD student in Transportation / Dry Ports














    Sustainability & Alternative Technology

    Educational Technology Research

    Mann, P. & Wong, D.T.W (2014) “Serious EdGames©: Serious educational games for mobile learning in legal studies”, Submission for the Chartered Institute of Building innovation in Education and Training Award
    Wong, David T. W. and Mann,P. (2012) "Using technology “roles” across university offices to increase work efficiency in establishing campus-wide information technology solutions." In Advances in Computing and Technology Conference 2012. London: University of East London, 2012
    Wong, David T. W., and Phebe Mann.(2011) "User Needs, IT Provisions and Web 2.0: Opportunities and Challenges in e-Learning." In Advances in Computing and Technology, Proceedgins of the AC&T 2011. London: University of East London, 2011.
    Mann, P and Wong, David T. W.(2010) "Innovative implementation of iLearn e-Portfolio for Personal Development Planning." In European University Information Systems International Congress, 23-25 June, finalist for The EUNIS Dørup E–learning Award. University of Warsaw, Poland: European University Information Systems International Congress, 2010.

    Legal Research in the Built Environment

    Mann, P. & Wong, D.T.W. (2015) “Adjudication in Malaysia” to be submitted to the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Sydney, July 2015


    Mann, P. & Wong, D.T.W. (2015) “Can we sue judges in construction cases?” to be submitted to the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Sydney, July 2015


    Mann, P.
    & Wong, D.T.W. (2014) “What does the duty of utmost good faith (uberrimae fidei) in insurance contract mean for the construction industry?” In Proceedings of 13th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Portsmouth, September 2014


    Mann, P.
    & Wong, D.T.W. (2014) “Is expert witness immunity from suit a thing of the past in construction law?” In Proceedings of 13th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Portsmouth, September 2014


    Mann, P (2011) “Are Architects and Engineers’ Designs protected by US and UK Intellectual Property Law?” Paper submitted for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Watson Award


    Mann, P. (2011) “Is Expert Witness Immunity from Suit a thing of the past in Construction Law?” Submission for the Australian Society of Construction Law Brooking Prize


    Mann, P. (2010) "What can Croatian Construction Law learn from the US Copyright Law in the protection of intellectual property rights of architects and engineers?" First Place, The Croatian American Bar Association 2010 Essay Competition


    Mann, P. (2010) “What can UK’s Construction Law learn from the US Copyright Law in the protection of intellectual property rights of architects and engineers?” Commendation for the Society of Construction Law Hudson Prize


    Mann, P. (2010) “Implications of Commons Act 2006 for the registration of land as a town or village green” In Proceeding of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Paris, September 2010, ISBN 978-1-84219-619-9


    Mann, P. (2010) “Who owns the copyright of architectural works and designs?” In Proceeding of the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Paris, September 2010, ISBN 978-1-84219-619-9


    Mann, P. and Denoncourt, J. (2009) Copyright issues on the protection of architectural works and designs. In Proceedings of 25th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) at the Albert Hall, Nottingham, September 2009

    Collaborators

    • Research Fellow
      Konstantinos Zavitsas

    Research

    Mann, P (2018) "Construction Adjudicators' Jurisdiction", Compass Publishing ISBN: 978-1-91200-973-2

    Mann, P (2016). "Power of Construction Adjudicators to rule on Substantive Jurisdiction", In Proceedings of the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Toronto, September 2016 ISBN:978-1-78321-160-9

    Mann, P (2016) “Construction Adjudication: The Way Forward”, In Proceeding of the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Toronto, September 2016

    Mann, P (2016) “Construction Adjudicators’ Jurisdiction to determine Jurisdiction”, The Construction Lawyer, In Proceeding of the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Toronto, September 2016

    Mann, P & Wong, D.T.W (2016) “Can we sue judges in construction cases?”, The Construction Lawyer, In Proceeding of the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Toronto, September 2016

    Mann, P. & Wong, D.T.W. (2015) “Can we sue judges in construction cases?” to be submitted to the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Sydney, July 2015

    Refereed Conference papers Mann, P. & Wong, D.T.W. (2015) “Adjudication in Malaysia” to be submitted to the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Sydney, July 2015

    Mann, P. and Wong, D.T.W.(2015) Serious EdGames©: Digital innovative serious educational gaming for mobile technology, Winning Paper submitted for the EUNIS Dørup Award 2015, EUNIS 21st Congress, Abertay University, Dundee, 10-12 June 2015

    Wong, D.T.W. and Mann, P. (2015) An enterprise innovation: University of Reading Video Publishing System, Winning Paper submitted for the EUNIS Elite Award 2015, EUNIS 21st Congress, Abertay University, Dundee, 10-12 June 2015

    Mann, P. & Wong, D.T.W. (2014) “Is expert witness immunity from suit a thing of the past in construction law?” In Proceedings of 13th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Portsmouth, September 2014

    Mann, P. & Wong, D.T.W. (2014) “What does the duty of utmost good faith (uberrimae fidei) in insurance contract mean for the construction industry?” In Proceedings of 13th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management, Portsmouth, September 2014

    Mann, P. & Boon, S.J. (2014) “WREN: an innovative business initiative of an electronic management system for facilities management”, Submission for the Chartered Institute of Building Digital innovation Award 2014

    Mann, P. (2014) “Is expert witness immunity from suit a thing of the past in construction law?” in Cambridge University Law Society Per Incuriam, 88th Edition, Lent 2014, pp11-14

    Mann, P. (2014) “Just as there is now a single test of dishonesty for knowing assistance, so ought there to be a single test of knowledge for knowing receipt. The recipient’s state of knowledge must be such as to make it unconscionable for him to retain the benefit of the receipt.” (Nourse LJ in BCCI Ltd v Akindele): A Discussion, In Cambridge University Law Society Per Incuriam, 90th Edition, Michelmas 2014

    Mann, P and Wong, D.T.W. (2014) Assessing job performance of video e-learning content authors and system providers, In Proceedings of The International ICELW, Columbia University, New York

    Wong, D. T. W., and Mann, P. (2011) User needs, IT provisions and web 2.0: opportunities and challenges in e-Learning." In Advances in Computing and Technology, Proceedings of the AC&T 2011. London: University of East London

    Mann, P. (2010) Implications of Commons Act 2006 for the registration of land as a town or village green, In Proceeding of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Paris, ISBN 978-1-84219-619-9

    Mann, P. (2010) Who owns the copyright of architectural works and designs? In Proceeding of the Legal Research Symposium of the Royal Institution of Surveyors RICS COBRA Conference, Paris, ISBN 978-1-84219-619-9

    Mann, P. (2010) Intellectual property law on architectural design in collaborative design communication as digital assets, In Proceeding of the Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, Southampton

    Driscoll, C. and Mann, P. (2010) WREN: electronic management system for facilities management. In: RICS COBRA, 2nd - 3rd September 2010, Paris, France

    Mann, P. and Denoncourt, J. (2009) Copyright issues on the protection of architectural works and designs. In Proceedings of 25th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) at the Albert Hall, Nottingham

    Mann, P. (2008) "Supporting Computer-supported collaborative work (CSCW) in conceptual design". Paper to be submitted to the 24th Annual Conference of Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) at the University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Wales, September 2008

    Mann, P. (2005) The Use of Misfit Analysis in HCI Design of Shared Virtual Environments for Collaborative Design Communities. In Proceedings at the HCI 2005 Conference (Volume 2), September 2005

    Mann, P. (2005) Requirements for the Design of Tools for Computer-supported Collaborative Work (CSCW) in Design. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer-supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD 2005), Coventry, UK, 24-26 May 2005.

    Mann, P. (2005) Design for Design: Support for Creative Practice in Computer-Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW) in Design. In Proceedings of the 5th Creativity and Cognition Conference, April 2005, Goldsmith College, London, ACM SIGCHI Conference, Sheridan Printing Co. Inc. (ISBN 1-59593-025-6)

    Mann, P. (2004) Design, Drawing and Dialogue Interaction in Virtual Learning Environments for Computer-supported Collaborative Work (CSCW) in design. In Proceedings of Design Research Society International Conference, Futureground, Monash University, Melbourne, November 2004.

    Mann, P. (2004) Design for Design: Requirements for Graphical Communication in Computer-supported Collaborative Work (CSCW) in Design. In Proceedings at the HCI 2004 Conference (Volume 2), September 2004

    Mann, P. (2004) Drawing and dialogue interaction in virtual learning environments for computer-supported collaborative work in design. In Proceedings of Fourth international workshop on Active Learning in Engineering Education (ALE), Nantes, France, June 2004.

    Journals Garner, S and Mann, P (2003) "Interdisciplinarity: perceptions of the value of computer-supported collaborative work in design for the built environment, Pages 495-499 ", Refereed paper published in the International Journal of Automation in Construction Elsevier Science, September 2003

    Garner S and Mann P (2002) "Interdisciplinary : Perceptions of the value of computer supported collaborative work in Design Management for the Built Environment" Paper submitted to CAADRIA (The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia) Conference, Multimedia University, Malaysia, Cyberjaya, Malaysia 18 - 20 April 2002.

    Publications

    Legal Research in Construction and Technology, Highway and Transportation Engineering, Planning Law, Contract Law in Construction, Arbitration, Adjudication, Disputes Resolution, Mobile Technology in Construction Management; Information Technology in Construction; Collaborative Design; Computer-supported collaborative work (CSCW);
    Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment / Building Information Modelling (BIM)


    Interests



    Current teaching responsibilities:

    EG7003   Engineering Management and Project Organisation (module leader)

    EG7012   Highway Engineering (module leader)

    EG7013 Transportation Engineering (module leader)

    CEM013T Transportation Engineering (module leader)

    EG7011   Dissertation (supervision only)

    EG6216   Final Project (supervision only)

    CE6220T Highway and Traffic Engineering (module leader)

    EG6116   Quantity Surveying and Procurement (module leader)

    EG6118   Traffic and Highways (module leader)

    EG6106   Traffic and Highway Engineering (module leader)

    EG5112   Legal and Regulatory Framework (module leader)

    EG5113   Contract Law in Construction (module leader)

    CE6218T Contract Administration (module leader)

    CE6215T Integrated Projects (supervision only)

     

    Previous teaching responsibilities:

    CE3204   Integrated Design (module leader)

    CE2211   Professional Studies (module leader)

    CE2221   Construction Cost Control and Management (module leader)

    CE2223   Sustainable Construction Methods (module leader)

    CE1211   Geomatics and Construction

    CEM003   Engineering Management and Project Organisation (module leader)

    CEM012   Highway Engineering (module leader)

    CEM013 Transportation Engineering (module leader)

    CEM011    Dissertation (supervision only)

    CE3215   Integrated Projects

    CE3216   Final Project (supervision only)

    CE3220   Highway and Traffic Engineering (module leader)



    MSc in Highway and Transportation
    MSc in Civil Engineering
    BEng (Hons) Civil Engineering
    BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering
    BSc (Hons) Construction Management

    Current professional activities:

    2015 -         ICE London Vice Chair (Knowledge) Institutionof Civil Engineers ICE London Regional

    2015 -         Royal Institution of CharteredSurveyors Assessor, Assessment of Professional Competence for CharteredSurveyors (Project Management & Quantity Surveying Pathways)

    2015 -         Institutionof Civil Engineers Chartered Professional Reviewer

    2015 -         Reviewer,International Journal of Law in the Built Environment

    2014 -         ExpertMember, Scientific Committee, Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society(SEEDS), Leeds Beckett University

    2014           External Adviser, Validation Panel, London South BankUniversity

    2013 -         External Adviser, Quality Standard andEnhancement Committee, College of Estate Management, Reading

    2012 -         Institutionof Civil Engineers ICE London Regional Committee

    2008 -         UCAS Tariff Expert Group inConstruction and the Built Environment

    2005 –        FoundationDegree External Examiner in Foundation Degree Forward, Lichfield Centredatabase

    Previous professional activities:

    2009 to 2013     External Examiner, University of Plymouth

    2006                  Reviewer, Lecture Notes inComputer Science Volume on Computer Supported Collaborative Work in Design II

    2004 to 2008     Reviewer,Human Computer Interaction HCI Conference

    2006                  Reviewer, Lecture Notes inComputer Science Volume on Computer Supported Collaborative Work in Design II

    2004 to 2008     Reviewer,Human Computer Interaction HCI Conference

    1990                  First lady Chair of TheChartered Institute of Building Leicester Centre

    1990-1992         Project Engineer (Project Manager)Department of Planning and Transportation, Westminster City Council

    1992-1995         Project Engineer/Quantity Surveyor,Department of Transportation, Cambridgeshire County Council

    1995-1998         Project Engineer/Quantity Surveyor,Lead Quality Assurance Engineer, Atkins (Cambridge Office)

    Teaching