dr. J.T. Voordijk (Hans)

Associate Professor

About Me

Hans Voordijk holds a Master in Economics and a Master in Philosophy from Erasmus University Rotterdam and a PhD in Economics and Business Administration from Maastricht University. Hans is also Honorary Associate Professor at the School of Property, Construction & Project Management of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University Melbourne). Hans was project manager at the Netherlands Organization of Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Assistant Professor at Tilburg University and lecturer at Asmara University, Eritrea. He was also member of the Board of Supervisory Directors of Ubbink B.V. He started his career as Research Assistant at the Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) of Maastricht University.



Engineering & Materials Science
Construction Industry
Business & Economics
Construction Industry
Information Modeling
Real Estate


Hans focuses on two major research fields:

  • Philosophy of technology in civil engineering
  • Digitalization of construction supply chains


Jiang, L. , van den Berg, M. C. , Voordijk, H. , & Adriaanse, A. A. (2023). BIM-based circularity assessments across project phases. In 39th Annual ARCOM Conference 2023, Leeds, United Kingdom (pp. 318-327)
Sloot, R. N. F. , Voordijk, H. , & Volker, L. (2023). Making Sense of Tensions and Equivocalities in Digital Transformation. Paper presented at 83rd Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2023, AOM 2023, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. https://doi.org/10.5465/AMPROC.2023.10389abstract
Sloot, R. N. F. , Voordijk, H. , & Volker, L. (2023). Conflicting dominant logics in the digital transformation of a public, project-oriented organisation. Paper presented at European Academy of Management Conference, EURAM 2023, Dublin, Ireland.
Aarninkhof-Kamphuis, A. , Voordijk, H. , & Dewulf, G. (2023). Coping with uncertainties: challenges for decision makers in healthcare. Journal of Facilities Management. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFM-06-2022-0067
Voordijk, H. (2023). Technical mediation and digital technologies in construction practice. Architectural engineering and design management, 19(2), 110-124. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2021.1944840
Petrescu, T-C. , Voordijk, J. T., & Mihai, P. (2023). Developing a TRL-oriented roadmap for the adoption of biocomposite materials in the construction industry. Frontiers of Engineering Management, 10(2), 223-236. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42524-021-0154-4
Giorgadze, I. M. , Vahdatikhaki, F. , & Voordijk, J. H. (2022). Conceptual Modeling of Lifecycle Digital Twin Architecture for Bridges: A Data Structure Approach. In T. Linner, B. García de Soto, R. Hu, & I. Brilakis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2022 (pp. 199-206). (Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction; Vol. 2022-July). International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction.
Sloot, R. N. F. , Voordijk, H. , & Volker, L. (2022). Making sense of equivocality in digital transformation: The case of a Dutch public client. Paper presented at 38th Annual ARCOM Conference 2022, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Shen, Q. , Vahdatikhaki, F. , Voordijk, H., van der Gucht, J., & van der Meer, L. (2022). Metamodel-based generative design of wind turbine foundations. Automation in construction, 138, Article 104233. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2022.104233
Voordijk, H. , Vahdatikhaki, F., & Matel, E. (2022). Machine learning and technological mediation in cost estimation practice. International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, 15(1), 22-36. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMCP.2022.120547

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