Gangadhar Mahesh



Date of Joining at NITK: 

Monday, July 8, 2013

Professional Experience: 

Total: 16 Years

At NITK:  9 Years

Contact Details





+91 9632952682

Academic Background

Academic Background: 

  • Ph.D. (University of Hong Kong), 2009
  • M.E. - (Asian Institute of Technology), 2004
  • B. Arch. - (University of Mysore), 2000
Areas of Interest

Construction Management

Significant Projects

1. L&T Sponsored M. Tech CTM program project, Role - Coordinator, Sponsored by L&T Ltd.

2. Enlisting Stakeholder Engagement for Successful Project Delivery – The Case of ‘Jal Swarajya Project’, Role: Co-investigator; Rs. 2,95,000, funded by Project Management Institute (PMI)

3. Capacity Building of SMEs for Sustainable Housing Development Role: Co-investigator; HK$ 79,967, funded by The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

4. Relationally Integrated Value Networks for Total Asset Management Role: Co-investigator; HK$ 62,000, funded by The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

5. Management of Infrastructure Rehabilitation, Redevelopment Revitalization – MIRROR Role: Co-investigator; HK$ 61,000, funded by The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Supervision of Ph.D

Ongoing: 3

Completed: 4

Significant Publications

1) Krishnamurthy, A, D. and Mahesh, G. (2022), "Consumer Centricity as a Delivery Strategy for Assets in the Real Estate Sector: An Analysis of the Framework and Interpretation of Law," ASCE Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction DOI: 10.1061/19 (ASCE)LA.1943-4170.0000569.

2) Ingle, P. and Mahesh, G. (2022), "Exploring performance areas and developing a performance assessment model for construction projects in India," Journal of Facilities Management, DOI 10.1108/JFM-05-2022-0050.

3) Deepak, M. D. and Mahesh, G. (2021), "Influence of knowledge-based safety culture in the construction industry: a stakeholder's perspective", International Journal of Workplace Health Management, Vol. 14 No. 1, pp. 111-128.

4) Munvar, C., Mengistu, D.G., Mahesh, G. (2020) Concurrent Delay Analysis: Methods, Case Law, and Expert Perception. ASCE Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction. 12 (1), 04519035.

5) Deepak, M.D. and Mahesh, G. (2019), “Developing a knowledge-based safety culture instrument for construction industry: reliability and validity assessment in Indian context”, Engineering Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 26 No. 11, pp. 2597-2613.

6) Mengistu, D. and Mahesh, G. (2019), “Construction education in Ethiopia: knowledge and skills level attained and effectiveness of internship program”, Higher Education, Skills and Work-Based Learning, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp. 510-524.

7) Deepak, M.D., Mahesh, G. and Medi, N.K. (2019), “Knowledge management influence on safety management practices: evidence from construction industry”, International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM), Vol. 15 No. 4, pp. 16-37.


Associate Editor, Journal of Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM), an emerald journal


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Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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