Dr Marina Marinelli

Lecturer in Engineering Management
Contact Details

Mechanics of Materials Research Group

Michael Atiyah Building | Room 127
University Road | Leicester | LE1 7RH | UK

t: +44 (0)116 252 2595
e:
m.marinelli@leicester.ac.uk

 

Brief Biography

Dr Marina Marinelli is a Lecturer in Engineering Management. She holds an MEng and an MSc degree is Civil and Structural Engineering and a PhD degree in Construction Management from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. Before joining the University of Leicester in September 2016, she held permanent lecturer post at Queen's University Belfast and previously worked as a civil engineer in the management of infrastructure projects in Greece. She delivers modules in both undergraduate and post graduate level (Masters of Engineering Management). She is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

 

Education

 

07/2007-12/2012

PhD,  Development of Algorithms for Earthmoving Operations Optimisation, Department of Construction Engineering and Management, School of Civil Engineering, NTUA.

10/2006-10/2007

10/2001-07/2006

MSc in Design and Analysis of Earthquake resistant structures (Excellent - 9.05/10.00), School of Civil Engineering, NTUA.

MEng in  Civil Engineering (Very good - 8.06/10.00), School of Civil Engineering, NTUA.

 

Work Experience

 

09/2016-

Lecturer in Engineering Management, Department of Engineering, College of Science and Engineering, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

05/2013-09/2016

Lecturer in Construction Project Management, School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Queen's University Belfast, UK

07/2008-07/2012

Civil Engineer, Central Greece Motorway Concession Company, Athens, Greece

 

Teaching Experience

Current

  • Engineering Project Management (EG7311 - Masters of Engineering Management)
  • Lean Engineering (EG7322 - Masters of Engineering Management)
  • Business Simulation (EG2017 - 2nd year Engineering)
  • Master Project Supervision


Past

  • Construction Management
  • Construction Economics

 

Research Interests

  • Cost management of construction projects and equipment
  • Civil infrastructure cost prediction with data mining techniques
  • Value driven analysis and appraisal of projects
  • Big Data applications in asset management

 

Publications

Journal Publications

 

Marinelli, M. and Antoniou, F. (in press),  Improving public works’ value for money: a new procurement strategy, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business

Marinelli, M. (in press), Evaluation of PPP Road Projects in Greece, Built Environment Project and Asset Management Journal

Dimitriou, L., Marinelli, M. & Fragkakis, N. (2017), Early Bill-of-Quantities estimation of concrete road bridges: An artificial intelligence-based application, Public Works Management and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1177/1087724X17737321

Marinelli, M., Petroutsatou, K., Fragkakis, N. & Lambropoulos, S (2017), Rethinking new public infrastructure value for money in recession times: the Greek case, International Journal of Construction Management,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2017.1358131

Fragkakis, N., Marinelli, M. & Lambropoulos, S. (2015), Preliminary Cost estimate model for Culverts, Procedia Engineering, 123, p. 153-161.

Marinelli, M., Lambropoulos, S. & Petroutsatou, K. (2014), Earthmoving trucks condition level prediction using neural networks, Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, 20, 2, p. 182-192.

Lambropoulos, S., Pantouvakis, J-P. & Marinelli, M. (2014), Reforming civil engineering studies in recession times, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 119, p. 776-785.

Marinelli, M. & Lambropoulos, S. (2013), Algorithmic method for scraper load-time optimization, ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 139, 5, p. 459-465.

Marinelli, M. & Lambropoulos, S. (2012), Earth loading and hauling optimal trade-off, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 48, p. 2325-2335.

Marinelli, M., Lambropoulos, S. & Pantouvakis, J-P. (2012), Investigation of earthmoving trucks deterioration using Discriminant Analysis, International Journal of Project Organization and Management, 4, 4, p. 397-413.

Marinelli, M., Lambropoulos, S. & Pantouvakis, J-P. (2008), Earthmoving fleet size optimization Studies in Regional & Urban Planning, 11a, p. 77-94.

 

Other Publications

Konanahalli, A., Oyedele, L., Marinelli, M. and Selim, G. (2018), Big data: a new revolution in the UK facilities management sector, RICS  research report available at https://www.rics.org/americas/news-insight/research/research-reports/big-data-a-new-revolution-in-the-uk-facilities-management-sector/

 

Publications in International Conferences with full-paper review

Marinelli, M., Dimitriou, L., Fragkakis, N. I. & Lambropoulos, S. (2015), Non-parametric bill of quantities estimation of concrete road bridges' superstructure: an artificial neural networks approach,Proceedings 31st Annual ARCOM Conference, Raiden, A. & Aboagye-Nimo, E. (eds.). Association of Researchers in Construction Management, p. 853-62.

Fragkakis, N., Marinelli, M. & Lambropoulos, S. (2015), Preliminary cost estimate model for culverts, Proceedings Creative Construction Conference 2015, 21-24 June, Krakow, Poland, Hadju, M. and Skibniewski, M.J. (eds), p. 193-198.

Marinelli, M., Petroutsatou, K. & Lambropoulos, S. (2015), Planning, designing and scheduling new transport infrastructure in recession times: the Greek case, Proceedings Construction in the 21st century (CITC-8): Changing the Field: Recent Developments for the Future of Engineering and Construction 27- 30 May, Thessaloniki, Greece, p. 225-232.

Fragkakis, N. I., Petroutsatou, K. & Marinelli, M. (2015), Preliminary cost estimate model for road underpasses, Proceedings Construction in the 21st century (CITC-8): Changing the Field: Recent Developments for the Future of Engineering and Construction 27- 30 May, Thessaloniki, Greece, p.217-224.

Marinelli, M., Fragkakis, N. I. & Lambropoulos, S. (2015),The development of the trans-european transport network in Greece: a review and critique, Proceedings Construction in the 21st century (CITC-8):  Changing the Field: Recent Developments for the Future of Engineering and Construction 27- 30 May, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Marinelli, M., Dolan, M., Spillane, J. & Konanahalli, A. (2014), Material Waste in the Northern Ireland Construction Industry: On-Site Management Causes and Methods of Prevention,Proceedings 30th Annual ARCOM Conference. Raiden, A. & Adaogye-Nimo, E. (eds.). Association of Researchers in Construction Management, p. 113-122.

Konanahalli, A., Oyedele, L. O., Spillane, J. & Marinelli, M. (2014),The outcomes of cross-cultural adjustment: A case of British expatriates working on international architectural, engineering and construction assignments, Proceedings 30th Annual ARCOM Conference. Raiden, A. & Adaogye-Nimo, E. (eds.). Association of Researchers in Construction Management, p. 279-288.

Lambropoulos, S., Marinelli, M. & Pantouvakis, J-P. (2013), Ex-post Risk analysis of Greek Motorway Concessions in Distress, Proceedings Creative Construction Conference, 6-9 July, Budapest, Hungary, Hadju, M. and Skibniewski, M.J. (eds), p. 440-450.

Marinelli, M., Lambropoulos, S. & Pantouvakis, J-P. (2010), Prediction of earthmoving trucks deterioration using Discriminant Analysis, Proceedings5th Scientific Conference on Project Management (PM-05) - “Advancing Project Management for the 21st century – Concepts, Tools and Techniques for managing successful Projects”, 29 -31 May, Heraklion, Greece.

Marinelli, M. & Lambropoulos, S. (2008), Earthmoving fleet size optimization, Joint Fourth Scientific Conference on Project Management (PM-04) & the First IPMA / Med Net Conference – Project Management Advances, Training & Certification in the Mediterranean, 29-31 May, Chios, Greece.

 

Poster Presentation

Kyriakopoulos, I., Marinelli, M. and Attia, A. (2018), A Digital Strategy Project: Using Top Hat in Engineering Management Lectures, Digital Innovation Partnership, Leicester Learning Institute, University of Leicester, June 2018.

 

Recent research Grants

07/2016 - 11/2017  Big Data Analytics: A new revolution in UK Facilities Management (Co-Investigator, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors £9,998)

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