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Dr. Lloyd M. Scott

Lloyd Scott


University of Salford, UK
PhD, Education and Human Resource Studies, Emphasis in Construction Management

Waterford Institute of Technology
MA, Educational Management

University of Limerick, Ireland
B. Tech. (Hons), Wood and Building


Lloyd M. Scott is a Professor of Practice in the Construction Science Division at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a practicing academic at the Technological University Dublin (formerly the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)). He attended DIT as a trade apprentice in Carpentry and Joinery and later qualified with a City and Guilds certificate in Site Management, where he worked in the industry as site superintendent for some years. Lloyd was a scholarship recipient at the University of Limerick where he earned a B.Tech (Hons) in Wood and Building Technology in 1988. He received a MA in Educational Management at Waterford Institute of Technology and a PhD from The School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford. Dr. Scott worked in construction as a site superintendent for a large contracting company in Dublin for many years. He continues to perform select projects, and provide consulting services with the emphasis on sustainable construction practice. Before becoming associated with the University of Oklahoma in 2009, he had spent the previous nine years in the newly formed Construction Management (CM)Department at DIT where he set up the CM program. He has been recognized for his efforts with students in and out of the classroom, has published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals and has completed various externally funded projects. His research interests revolve around sustainability in construction and educational assessment in built environment. Professor Scott is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Construction Education and Research and also serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation and The Mass Timber Journal.

Professional Credentials

Member, Associated Schools of Construction.

Vice Chairman, Association of Researchers in Construction Management.

Chairman, SEEDS conference. (2018 and 2019)

Member, Design-Build Institute of America. (July 2014-Present)


Excellence in Teaching Award, Associated Schools of Construction. (2015).

Outstanding Educator Award, Associated Schools of Construction. (2016).

International Outstanding Researcher, Associated Schools of Construction. (2018).

Classes taught at OU

CNS 2211, Sustainable Construction

Selected Publications

Scott, L. and Gorse, C. (2018). “Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference Proceedings.” 4th International SEEDS Conference, LSI Publishings.

Scott, L. and Kanjanabootra, S. (2018). “The Acquisition of Knowledge and Expertise in Construction: Understanding Construction Professionals.” The 34th Annual Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) Conference, C. Gorse and C. Neilson, Belfast, United Kingdom.

Brooks, T., Scott, L., Spillane, J., Ewuga, D. (2018). “The Impact of Brexit on Cross-border Trade by the Construction Sector in Ireland: an Exploratory Study.” The 34th Annual ARCOM Conference, C. Gorse and C. Neilson, Belfast, United Kingdom. (Winner of Best International Paper Award).

Scott, L. (2018). “The Adoption of Design Build Approach in Retrofit Projects – A Case Study.” 4th SEEDS International Conference, DIT Dublin.

Scott, L. and Twumasi, E. (2018). “Exploratory Study into Sustainability Expertise in the Irish Construction Sector.” 4th SEEDS International Conference, DIT Dublin.

Shaw, C. and Scott, L. (2018). “Towards Automated Building Energy Performance for BIM based Renovation Projects.” 4th SEEDS International Conference, DIT Dublin.

Scott, L. and Ewuga, D. (2018). “An Examination of Irish Contracting Firms Policies on Sustainable Construction Practice.” 4th SEEDS International Conference, DIT Dublin.

Colley, L. and Scott, L. (2018). “Is Functional Contextualism the Appropriate Methodology for Examining the Management of Conflict of Interest in the Real Estate Valuation Process in the Irish Property Profession?” Scott, L ARCOM Doctoral Workshop Proceedings, Dublin.