BEARS is a public educational resource that contains articles informed by artistic research designed to provide students with a problem-solving experience. The articles are shared publicly to create an educational experience in students' problem-solving approaches for targeted readers such as students, industry professionals, and educators. An educational experience, i.e., knowledge, understanding, and practical and communication skills, is created for students and public readers through critical and reflective thinking that induces learning from the generated creative works. The creative works refer to the learning journey for students and the written articles for public readers.
Author: Moshood Olawale Fadeyi, Singapore Institute of Technology
Dr. Moshood Olawale Fadeyi is a sustainable building professor with specialisation in sustainable building value delivery education at the Singapore Institute of Technology. He is also an architect, an indoor air quality expert, a chartered engineer (UK) – building services, a chartered construction manager (UK), a cartoonist, and a specialist adult educator. He holds four university degrees, including a Ph.D. in Indoor Environment and Energy from the National University of Singapore and the Technical University of Denmark.
He is architecture (BSc Arch and M.Arch.), building science (MSc.), and engineering (Ph.D.) trained. He is a member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (UK), Chartered Institute of Building (UK), and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, & Air-conditioning Engineers. He is well suited for architecture, interior design, building science, and architectural/building services engineering education. He has experience and expertise in developing undergraduate and postgraduate curricula to make students job-ready upon graduation.
He currently engages in artistic research to develop creative works to create an educational experience useful for solving sustainable building value delivery problems. An educational experience, i.e., knowledge, understanding, and practical and communication skills, is created through critical and reflective thinking that induces learning from his creative works. His educational experience development is anchored with creative works related to indoor air quality and sustainable building design, construction, and management. His academic career scholarship portfolio includes more than 200 research outputs published in public educational resources, peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and books.
He leverages his fundamental knowledge and skillsets in the philosophy of digital solutions adoption, problem-solving philosophy, design, critical, reflective, scientific, and lean thinking, fine art, oral and written communication, applied research, case study research, and storytelling for creating his creative works. Companies and government agencies highly seek his expertise and leadership skills. He is the Editor, Author, and Cartoonist of Indoor Air Cartoon Journal – a public educational resource informed by artistic research, providing indoor air quality (IAQ) educational experience to audiences from over 100 countries. He is a former National Taekwondo Champion in Singapore – Black Belt Middle-Heavy Weight category, 2006.