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Name: Clinton Aigbavboa
Location: Auckland Park Campus: B1 Lab 27 │Doornfontein Campus: Maropeng 198
Department of Construction and Management Quantity Surveying Staff, FEBE Professors  Staff Members

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Tel: +27 (0) 11 559 3284/ 6165


About Prof Clinton Aigbavboa


Professor Clinton O. Aigbavboa is a Full Professor of Sustainable Human Development in the Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, University of Johannesburg, South Africa; with a multidisciplinary research focus on the built environment. Before entering academia, he was involved as quantity surveyor on several infrastructural projects, both in Nigeria and South Africa. He holds a PhD in Engineering Management and has published over 500 research papers in his areas of interest. He has extensive knowledge in practice, research, training and teaching.



He is currently the Vice Dean: Postgraduate Studies, Research and Innovation in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment and the Head: Sustainable Human Settlement and Construction Research Centre, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He is also an author of five (5) scholarly research books that were published with Springer Nature and CRC Press. He is currently the editor of the Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation (accredited by the DoHET) and has received national and international recognition in his field of research.


Postgraduate Supervision

He is an active postgraduate degree supervisor (Master’s and PhD). He has supervised more than 40 Masters and 6 Doctoral students to completion.



HND (Auchi Poly.); MTECH (UJ); PhD (UJ); Certificate in Good Governance (UNISA)

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Research Interests

His research interest are situated in the fields of sustainable human development, with the focus on: sustainable housing regeneration (urban renewal and informal housing), Life Cycle Assessment in the Construction Industry, remanufacturing, leadership in low-income housing, sustainable construction thinking, biomimicry, digitalisation of the construction industry, infrastructure development, construction industry development, construction and engineering management, construction industry development and research methodological thinking and paradigm, post occupancy evaluation and green job creation.

Postgraduate Supervision

Supervision of postgraduate degrees (Master’s and PhD)