Head of the Building Lifecycle Research Group within the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture at Tallinn University of Technology. She has lectures in Building technology and Construction management. Major topics for consultancy and research: Construction management and economics, simulation modelling, management strategies in construction, Engineering education and language-cultural issues in engineering education, disaster resilience. Has experience in curriculum development – Assessor of The Estonian Higher Education Quality Agency in the field of civil engineering and architecture. She has extensive experience being one of the project coordinators including involvement as a researcher in the many current and completed EU-LLP funded projects in the field of disaster resilience and academic networking.
Emlyn Witt is a tenured Associate Professor of Risk in the Built Environment within the Building Lifecycle Research Group of the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture at Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estonia. His research interests include the resilience and sustainability of the built environment, the digital and green transitions in the construction sector and engineering education. He has edited special issues of international journals (“International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment”, and “Buildings”) and international conference proceedings (10th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization), is a regular member of scientific committees for various conference series (including the International Conference on Building Resilience and the Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization) and is the author of more than 50 international, peer-reveiwed publications. He has participated in numerous international research projects including being the coordinator and principal investigator for the BIM-enabled Learning Environment for Digital Construction (BENEDICT) project funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union.