Dr .Prince Antwi-Afar| Construction Management Award | Best Researcher Award

Dr.Prince Antwi-Afar ,City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr. Prince Antwi-Afar is a distinguished scholar and educator at City University of Hong Kong, based in Hong Kong. He holds expertise in fields such as [mention specific fields or disciplines if available], with a strong focus on [mention any specific areas of research or interest]. Dr. Antwi-Afar has made significant contributions to academia through his research, publications, and teaching endeavors. His commitment to advancing knowledge and fostering intellectual growth is evident in his extensive academic portfolio and his dedication to mentoring students. With a reputation for excellence in both research and teaching, Dr. Prince Antwi-Afar stands as a respected figure within the academic community.

Professional Profiles:


Education and Training:

  • PhD (Hons) Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering and Management), The University of Hong Kong
  • MSc. (Hons) Construction Management, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana
  • BSc. (Hons) Construction Technology and Management, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Awards and Prizes:

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award (2021/22), The University of Hong Kong
  • Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS) 2023, Singapore
  • Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (HKPF)
  • Y S and Christabel Lung Postgraduate Scholarship for Engineering Students
  • Surveyor Prof. E.A. Abbam Academic Excellence Award
  • Youth Excellence League Awards
  • Certificate of Excellence from various institutions

Academic and Teaching Experience:

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana

Professional Work Experience:

  • Assistant Project Manager, Fapim Company Limited, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Assistant Clerk of Works and Site Supervisor, Procurement and Project Management Consultancy (PPMC), Accra, Ghana
  • Intern Site Engineer and Data Analyst, Construction Professionals (CONPRO) Limited, Accra, Ghana
  • Intern Quantity Surveyor and Cost Analyst, Ghana Highway Authority, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Intern Materials Engineer or Soil Analyst, Ghana Highway Authority, Kumasi, Ghana

Professional Membership:

  • Student Member, Hong Kong Green Building Council
  • Influencer, International Council for Circular Economy
  • Member, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
  • Student Member, American Concrete Institute
  • Student Member, Chartered Institute of Building, UK
  • Incorporate Member, Ghana Institute of Construction

Personal Skills:

  • Communication skills
  • Organisational and managerial skills
  • Job-related skills
  • Language proficiency
  • Interests and hobbies
  • Digital competence


  1. Antwi-Afari, P., Ng, S. T., and Chen, J. (2023). Determining the optimal partition system of a modular building from a circular economy perspective: A multicriteria decision-making process. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 185, 113601.
  2. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2023.113601Antwi-Afari, P.*, Ng, T.S., Chen, J., Oluleye, B.I., Antwi-Afari, M.F. and Ababio, B.K. (2023). Enhancing life cycle assessment for circular economy measurement of different case scenarios of modular steel slab. Building and Environment, p.110411
  3. . DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2023.110411Oluleye, B.I., Chan, D.W., Antwi-Afari, P. and Olawumi, T.O., 2023. Modeling the principal success factors for attaining systemic circularity in the building construction industry: An international survey of circular economy experts. Sustainable Production and Consumption. DOI: 10.1016/j.spc.2023.03.008
  4. Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., & Antwi-Afari, P. (2022). Adopting Artificial Intelligence for enhancing the implementation of systemic circularity in the construction industry: A critical review. Sustainable Production and Consumption, 35, 509-524 DOI: 10.1016/j.spc.2022.12.00
  5. 2Antwi-Afari, P., Ng, S. T., Chen, J., & Zheng, X. M. (2022). Determining the impacts and recovery potentials of a modular designed residential building using the novel LCA-C2C–PBSCI method. Journal of Cleaner Production, 378, 134575. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.134575
  6. Antwi-Afari, P., Ng, S. T., & Chen, J. (2022). Developing an integrative method and design guidelines for achieving systemic circularity in the construction industry. Journal of Cleaner Production, 354, 131752. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.131752
  7. Antwi-Afari, P., Owusu-Manu, D. G., Ng, S. T., & Asumadu, G. (2022). Sustainable development factors governing the smart evolvement of developing countries. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Municipal Engineer, 175(4), 1-10. Thomas Telford Ltd. DOI: 10.1680/jmuen.20.00023
  8. Ayarkwa, J., Opoku, D. G. J., Antwi-Afari, P.*, & Li, R. Y. M. (2022). Sustainable building processes’ challenges and strategies: The relative important index approach. Cleaner Engineering and Technology, 7, 100455. DOI: 10.1016/j.clet.2022.100455
  9. Antwi-Afari, P., Owusu-Manu, D. G., Ng, S. T., & Asumadu, G. (2021). Modeling the smartness or smart development levels of developing countries’ cities. Journal of Urban Management, 10(4), 369-381. DOI: 10.1016/j.jum.2021.06.005Antwi-Afari, P., Ng, S. T., & Hossain, M. U. (2021). A review of the circularity gap in the construction industry through scientometric analysis. Journal of cleaner production, 298, 126870. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126870
  10. Antwi-Afari, P.*, Owusu-Manu, D. G., Simons, B., Debrah, C., & Ghansah, F. A. (2021). Sustainability guidelines to attaining smart sustainable cities in developing countries: A Ghanaian context. Sustainable Futures, 3, 100044. DOI: 10.1016/j.sftr.2021.100044
  11. Owusu-Manu, D. G., Debrah, C., Oduro-Ofori, E., Edwards, D. J., & Antwi-Afari, P. (2020). Attributable indicators for measuring the level of greenness of cities in developing countries: lessons from Ghana. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 19(3), 625-646. DOI: 10.1108/JEDT-06-2020-0257
  12. Antwi-Afari, M. F., Li, H., Anwer, S., Yevu, S. K., Wu, Z., Antwi-Afari, P., & Kim, I. (2020). Quantifying workers’ gait patterns to identify safety hazards in construction using a wearable insole pressure system. Safety science, 129, 104855. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2020.10485
  13. 5Hossain, M. U., Ng, S. T., Antwi-Afari, P., & Amor, B. (2020). Circular economy and the construction industry: Existing trends, challenges, and prospective framework for sustainable construction. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 130, 109948. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2020.109948Owusu-Manu, D., Debrah
Prince Antwi-Afar| Construction Management Award | Best Researcher Award

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