Dr Gao Shang

Dr Gao Shang is a Lecturer of Construction Management at UON Singapore. He teaches various subjects for the Construction Management (Building) degree program jointly offered by UON and the Singapore Building & Construction Authority (BCA). His research interests are in the area of lean construction, Toyota Way, and continuous improvement in construction. He holds a PhD degree from National University of Singapore and a MSc degree from Loughborough University, UK.


  • PhD (Project Management), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MSc (Construction Management), Loughborough University, the UK
  • BSc (Construction Engineering Management) , Zhejiang Gongshang University, China


  • lean construction
  • project and construction management

Research Areas:

  • lean construction
  • Toyota Production System and Toyota Way in construction

Topics Covered:

  • implementation of Toyota Way model
  • last planner system
  • lean management in construction
  • eco-labelling schemes
  • health and safety in construction