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Serik Tokbolat

Senior Lecturer

School of Architecture Design and the Built Environment

Staff Group(s)
Construction Management


Dr. Serik Tokbolat is a Senior Lecturer in Construction Management at the School of Architecture, Design and Built Environment. He is currently teaching and providing supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate levels on programmes within Construction Management subject area.

Career overview

Prior to joining NTU, Dr. Tokbolat worked as a postdoctoral scholar at the School of Engineering and Digital Sciences, Nazarbayev University. Dr. Tokbolat completed his PhD program in Energy and Process Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He holds a MSc degree in Management in Civil Engineering from Nottingham University. Dr. Tokbolat’s PhD topic was related to developing building design strategies for cold climate conditions using passive design and renewable energy technologies.

Research areas

Currently, Dr. Tokbolat is working in the area of construction sustainability by focusing on aspects of energy efficiency and environmental impact. Among others, his research interests cover topics such as passive design, energy efficiency of buildings, low and zero energy buildings, renewable energy integration, life-cycle assessment of buildings, drivers and barriers of sustainable construction, building envelope innovations, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), energy dynamic simulations, LEED and BREEAM certifications.