Dr Kelvin Chuks Okolie


Dr Kelvin Chuks Okolie

Building Technology Department
Email:  kc.okolie@unizik.edu.ng; kevinokolie@rocketmail.com


Education / Training

  • 2009-2011   –  PhD  –  Construction Management   –   Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • 1996-1998  –   M.Sc  –   Construction Management   –   University of Lagos, Akoka Lagos Nigeria
  • 1987-1991   –   B.Sc  –  Building   –   Anambra State University of Science and Technology

Research Interests




List up to 10 of your peer-reviewed publications related to the proposed Center 

  • Iroegbu, A. N; Okolie, K.C; Wogu, C.L; and Iheme, C.C. (2008). The Relevance of the National Building Code to the Built Environment. Multi-Disciplinary Journal of          Research Development. Journal of the National Association for Research Development;       Benue State University Makurdi. 11 (1); 40-44 (google scholar).
  • Iroegbu, A. N; Okolie, K.C; Wogu, C.L; and Iheme, C.C. (2009). The Constraints of Insufficient Manpower to Execute the National Building Code: A Critical Analysis. The           Nigerian Academic Forum, Journal of the National Association of the Academics           Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. 16 (1); 132-137   (GooglScholar
  • Okoye, C.O; Ahiadu, H.O; and Okolie, K.C. (2009). Household Solid Waste Disposal in Public             Housing Estates in Awka, Anambra State Nigeria. LWATI: International Journal of Contemporary Research. University of Swaziland. 6 (2); 385-392. [Online]. Available From: ajol.info/index.php/lwati/issue/view/6487 . ISSN: 1813-2227  (google scholar; Ajol).
  • Okolie, K. C and Shakantu, W. M. (2012). Educational Building Performance Evaluation            Practices and Perceptions:  A Case of Federal Universities in South East Nigeria. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation (JCPMI) 2 (2):314–330,    2012.ISSN:2223-7852[Online]. Available from www.journals.co.za/ej/ejour_jcpmi.html (google scholar)
  • Adedeji, A. C and Okolie, K. C. (2012). Evaluation of Workplace Psychoanalytic Dynamics and Impediments to Staff Participation in Lean Implementation: A Case of       South African Automotive Companies. Greener Journal of Business and Management Studies. 3 (2), pp. 067-077. ISSN: 2276-7827 [Online]. Available from http://www.gjournals.org. (google scholar)
  • Okolie, C and Adedeji, C. Y. (2013). Analysis of Building Performance Evaluation and Value Management as Tools in Building Facilities Management. Civil and             Environmental Research; Journal of the International Institute for Science, Technology and Education (IISTE).Vol.3, No.1, pp1-8. (2013). ISSN: 2222-2863. [Online]. Available from www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/CER. (google scholar)
  • Okolie, K.C. (2006): Design, Buildability and Quality Control Variables in Total Performance of   Buildings; Multidisciplinary Journal of Empirical Research; Journal of the               Association of Nigerian Academic Researchers Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma. 3 (2):    43 – 48.
  • Okolie, K.C; Emoh, F. I; and Ogunoh, P.E (2011). Educational Facilities Management: Adopting Benchmarking Best Practice.  The Estate Surveyor and Valuer; Journal of the         Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers 35 (1): 114-121.
  • Okolie, K.C; Uzoigwe, C.C. and Adedeji, C. (2012). Appraisal of the Management and Design Performance of Educational Building Facilities of Nigerian Universities:     A Case study of Selected Universities in South -East Nigeria. Journal of the    School of Environmental Design and Technology Federal    Polytechnic Nekede Owerri.   Vol. 1 (3). ISBN: 978-978-51636-0-5.
  • Okolie, Kevin C., Ezeokoli, Fidelis and Ugochukwu, Stanley C (2017). Addressing the Building            Collapse Problem in Nigeria: Exploring the Builder’s Potentials, the Builders’ Liability         Insurance Option and the Health and Safety Management Plan. Environmental Review. 6       (1): 71-82

Awards Received

  1. Awarded the best overall graduate in the Department of Architecture and Building (Building Option) at the former Anambra State University of Technology (ASUTECH) now ESUT Enugu  –  1991
  2. Awarded the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Postgraduate Scholarship (PhD) Scheme  –  2009

Professional Associations

  1. Member, Nigerian Institute Of Building (MNIOB)
  2. Member, Institute of Construction Industrial Arbitrators (MICIARB)

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