Daniel van der Walt

Senior LecturerDaniel van der Walt

Civil/Mechanical Rm E406
My research focuses on the use of interdisciplinary skills to improve value, adaptation and productivity of civil infrastructure systems.


Research Interests

My research interests are in the areas of asset management, pavement engineering, network data, construction management, project delivery, procurement and productivity.

Recent Publications

  • Patel T., Guo BHW., van der Walt JD. and Zou Y. (2023) Effective Motion Sensors and Deep Learning Techniques for Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV)-Based Automated Pavement Layer Change Detection in Road Construction. Buildings 13(1) http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings13010005.
  • Rahmani F., Scott-Young C., Tadayon A. and van der Walt JD. (2022) Team composition in relational contracting (RC) in large infrastructure projects: a Belbin’s team roles model approach. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management 29(5): 2027-2046. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-11-2020-0941.
  • van der Walt JD., Scheepbouwer E., Pidwerbesky B., Guo B., Ferguson M. and Paulin S. (2022) A case study of PavMD a new tool to identify good performing pavements in New Zealand. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 49(7): 1140-1150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjce-2021-0162.
  • Guo BHW., Weston R., Jianphinitnan P., Liu W., Scheepbouwer E., van der Walt D. and Goh YM. (2021) A regulatory perspective on safety in design practices in New Zealand. Safety Science 141 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2021.105352.
  • Patel T., Bapat H., Patel D. and van der Walt JD. (2021) Identification of critical success factors (Csfs) of bim software selection: A combined approach of fcm and fuzzy dematel. Buildings 11(7) http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings11070311.