Profile Image

Staff Profile

Edit

Career Summary

Biography

Dr Sittimont Kanjanabootra is a practicing Design Mechanical and Construction Engineer with 4 years practical experience working in the Construction Industry on projects including high rise apartment complexes, warehouses, multi-storey shopping centres, hotel renovations, resorts and office buildings.

Dr Sittimont's PhD at RMIT University was a study of design and implementation of engineering knowledge management systems in Australia.The thesis was nominated for the Australian Professors Award for most outstanding thesis.

Dr Sittimont has worked for Meinhardt Thailand, an Engineering Consulting company in construction; for RMIT University lecturing; and for the Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre at Swinburne University.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 04/11/2012
  • Bachelor of Science (Technical Educ - Mech Eng), King Mongkuts Institute of Technology - Thailand, 25/05/1998
  • Master of Science (Technical Educ-Mechanical Tech), King Mongkuts Institute of Technology - Thailand, 09/07/2003

Research

Research keywords

  • Construction processes
  • Knowledge Management System
  • Ontology
  • Process Mining

Research expertise

Dr Sittimont Kanjanabootra research in Construction Management areas include:

1. Ontologies of Construction Knowledge

2. Effectiveness of Information and Knowledge Sharing in Construction Projects

3. Improved design and domain knowledge sharing in Construction

4. Construction Management in Asia.

5. Off-Site manufacturing in construction.

6 Construction Knowledge management systems.

Languages

  • English
  • Thai

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
120201Building Construction Management And Project Planning40
120299Building Not Elsewhere Classified40
120402Engineering Design Knowledge20

Memberships

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Member - International Council for Research and Innovation In Building and Construction

Collaboration

Past research collaborations were with QUT (Prof Arthur ter Hofstede, Dr Moe Wynn, Dr Chun Ouyang) on business process modelling in off-site manufacturing in construction; with Prof Russell Kenley and Dr Toby Harfield on off-site manufacturing in the Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre on adoption evaluation tools in off-site manufacturing construction.

Currently project collaborations include:

1. Improved design and knowledge seeking in Construction with a numbers of practitioners from Thailand, partially funded by the Royal Thai Government.

2. Improving information management during inspection stage in construction process

3. Knowledge sharing in design process project with Prof Tony Williams and A/Prof Willy Sher

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • N/A

Teaching expertise

1) Systems Analysis and Design

2) Business Operations

3) Research Methodology

Edit

Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Kanjanabootra S, Improving strategic business performance with knowledge management: a case study of a refrigeration company, RMIT University (2011) [T3]

Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Click on a category title below to expand the list of citations for that specific category.

Journal article (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Kanjanabootra S, Corbitt B, Nicholls M, 'Evaluating knowledge management systems efficacy and effectiveness in a design science context', Journal of Systems and Information Technology, 15 324-346 (2013) [C1]

Conference (12 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Kanjanabootra S, 'The impact of information sharing misalignment in the Thai construction industry', Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century, Bangkok, Thailand (2013) [E1]
2013Vo Tran H, Kanjanabootra S, Macauley P, Corbitt B, 'Information management/sharing problems during the inspection stage of construction: A case study in Australia', Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century, Bangkok, Thailand (2013) [E1]
2013Huan V-T, Corbitt B, Kanjanabootra S, Macauley P, 'Information Sharing Problems and Construction Efficiency', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT AND EVALUATION (ICIME 2013), RMIT Univ Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM (2013) [E1]
2013Vo Tran H, Kanjanabootra S, 'Information sharing problems among stakeholders in the construction industry at the inspection stage: A case study', Proceedings of the 19th CIB World Building Congress, Brisbane 2013: Construction and Society, Brisbane, Australia (2013) [E1]
2012Kenley R, Kanjanabootra S, Toby H, 'Greening Australian construction procurement: stakeholder development of an off-site Manufacture adoption tool', Greening Australian construction procurement: stakeholder development of an off-site Manufacture adoption tool, Perth (2012) [E1]
2012Kenley R, Kanjanabootra S, Zhang P, Ouyang C, Wynn M, 'Procuring OSM: Base-line models of off-site manufacturing business in Australia', Procuring OSM: Base-line models of off-site manufacturing business in Australia, Brunei Darussalam (2012) [E1]
2012Kanjanabootra S, Corbitt BJ, Nicholls M, 'Analysing business processes to manage and resolve strategic issues in a manufacturing business', Proceedings of the 23rd Australasian Conference on Information Systems 2012, Geelong, VIC (2012) [E1]
2012Kanjanabootra S, 'Re-use of domain knowledge to provide confidence for adoption of off-site manufacturing for construction in Australia', Re-use of domain knowledge to provide confidence for adoption of off-site manufacturing for construction in Australia, Las Vegas, USA (2012) [E1]
2011Kanjanabootra S, 'The strategic value of targeted knowledge management - case study of an Australian refrigeration company', The strategic value of targeted knowledge management ¿ case study of an Australian refrigeration company, Bangkok, Thailand (2011) [E1]
2011Kanjanabootra S, Corbitt B, Nicholls M, 'Capture, analyse and decide: Using knowledge management as a strategic tool in refrigeration product design', 19th European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS 2011 (2011) [E1]
2010Kanjanabootra S, Corbitt B, Nicholls M, 'Addressing knowledge capture issues for business continuity', 5th International Conference on Qualitative Research in IT and IT in Qualitative Research, QualIT 2010 (2010) [E1]
2009Kanjanabootra S, 'Improving business value through an improved product development process using knowledge engineering', Improving business value through an improved product development process using knowledge engineering, Hyderabad, India (2009) [E1]
Show 9 more

Thesis / Dissertation (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Kanjanabootra S, Improving strategic business performance with knowledge management: a case study of a refrigeration company, RMIT University (2011) [T3]
Edit

Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants3
Total funding$45,050

- Indicates that the researcher may be seeking students for this project.

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.

2014 (1 grants)

Resilience Education Australia-China-Taipei (REACT) Network$38,250
Funding Body: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Project Team
Doctor Jason Von Meding, Doctor Thayaparan Gajendran, Doctor Jamie MacKee, Doctor Helen Giggins, Associate Professor Graham Brewer, Doctor Sittimont Kanjanabootra, Professor Qian Ye, Professor Zhangang Han, Associate Professor Yanli Lue, Associate Professor Wan-yu Shih, Associate Professor Jie-Ying Wu, Associate Professor Wen-Yen Lin
SchemeRole
Australia-China Council GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$38,25020142014
GNo:G1400533

2013 (2 grants)

Effectiveness of Information Sharing in Construction Project$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Sittimont Kanjanabootra
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020132013
GNo:G1201213

Knowledge Sharing Misalignment Identification in the Thai Construction Industry$1,800
Funding Body: University of Melbourne

Project Team
Doctor Sittimont Kanjanabootra
SchemeRole
Asia Institute Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,80020132013
GNo:G1300163
Edit

Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions3
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL0.5

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Building)Co-SupervisorDeveloping a Strategic Flood Mitigation Collaborative Framework for Vietnam
20132015M Philosophy (Civil Eng)Co-SupervisorExperimental Investigation of Water Penetration and Thermal Insulation Properties of SIM Walls
20132015PhD (Building)Co-SupervisorChallenges Associated with Implementing BIM-Enabled Code-Checking Systems Within the Design Process
Edit

Dr Sittimont Kanjanabootra

Work Phone(02) 4921 6396
Email
PositionPost Doc Research Fellow
School of Architecture and Built Environment
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
AG03,
Architecture Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/sittimont-kanjanabootra