1st Edition

Building Smart, Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure in Developing Countries Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Development and Investment in Infrastructure (DII-2022, Johannesburg, South Africa, 6–7 October 2022)

Edited By Innocent Musonda, Erastus Mwanaumo Copyright 2023
    354 Pages
    by CRC Press

    Building Smart, Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure in Developing Countries contains the papers presented at the International Conference on Development and Investment in Infrastructure (DII-2022). The contributions cover a wide range of topics related to infrastructure issues on the African continent:

    • Sustainable Infrastructure Development
    • Smart Infrastructure and Cities
    • Quality and Resilient Infrastructure
    • Education, Empowerment, Gender Equity, Wellness and Development
    • Environmental and Waste Management/Facilities & Real-Estate Management
    • Infrastructure, Investment and Finance- Trends and Forecasts
    • Infrastructure: Shock Events, Procurement, Project Management, Health & Safety
    • Infrastructure: Economic, Social/Environmental Sustainability
    • Digital Innovation and transition in the built environment

    Building Smart, Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure in Developing Countries evaluates innovations, empowerment, growth and sustainable development of infrastructure development in Africa, and aims at administrators, academics, and professionals.

    - Sustainability in infrastructure development

    - Infrastructure investment - trends and forecasts

    - Smart infrastructure and cities

    - Quality and resilient infrastructure

    - Gender equity, empowerment, and development

    - BIM, digital twins, mixed reality, 3D printing and construction innovation

    - Climate change and shock events impact and response and water resources

    - Environmental and waste management investment and finance

    - Renewable energy construction cost management

    - Construction materials and ethical issues in construction

    - Lean construction and value engineering

    - Construction ergonomics, health and safety

    - Social justice and social inequality in construction

    - Circular economy in construction


    Innocent Musonda holds a PhD in Engineering Management and qualifications in construction management and civil engineering. He is a registered civil engineer (Zambia), construction manager (South Africa), and a full member of the chartered institute of the building (CIOB-UK) and the International Council for research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB). He has worked for both the public and private sectors in Southern Africa. He is currently a Professor in Construction Project Management, researcher, invited speaker, founder and director of the Centre for applied research and innovation in the built environment (CARINBE) based at the University of Johannesburg.

    Erastus Mwanaumo holds among other certificates a PhD, MSc and BSc specialising in Engineering, Project and Construction Management. He is former Vice President for the African region of the Chartered Institute of Building. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB), a registered civil engineer, construction Project manager, Chartered Surveyor with Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) and member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation. Erastus has raised over US$ 7.6 Million of research funds from European Union, Royal British Academy, Royal Academy of Engineering, and African Development Bank as Principal and Co-Principal Investigator. He has coordinated funds for Infrastructure and improving workshops and laboratory equipment in excess of US$4 Million. He has delivered research and professional guest speeches in over 18 countries globally, supervised over 82 Master and 11 PhD Candidates to completion, including examination of 18 PhD theses in his fields of specialisation. Erastus also consult for World bank, European Union, NTU Strategic Development Consultants of Denmark, AECOM and DFID of UK. He is currently serving as one of the Examiner and Patent Reviewer for African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) in technological advancement for economic, social, technological, scientific and industrial development.