Alfredo Serpell

Alfredo Serpell

Alfredo Serpell

Docente Investigador
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.Sc., Architectural Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Ingeniero Civil, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

PUBLICACIONES RELEVANTES

4.1 Libros

1. Serpell, A., Administración de Operaciones de Construcción, Alfaomega, México, 2002, 292

páginas.

2. Ghio, V., Bascuñan, R., de Solminihac, H., Serpell, A., Guía para la Innovación Tecnológica en la

Construcción, Ediciones Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 1996, 306 páginas.

3. Serpell, A., Editor, Information and Communication in Construction Procurement, CIB

publication 249, CIB W92 Procurement System Symposium Proceedings, Pontificia Universidad

Católica de Chile, 2000, 877 páginas.

4. Serpell, A., Alarcón, L.F., Planificación y Control de Proyectos, Ediciones Universidad Católica de

Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2009, 4ª. Edición, 264 páginas.

5. Serpell, A., Editor, Proceedings of the International Symposium on Construction in Developing

Economies: New Issues and Challenges, 18-20 January 2006, Santiago, Chile.

4.2 Capítulos de libros con revisión referil

1. Serpell, A. and Maturana, S., A Decision Support System for Construction Human Resources

Management, Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, Edited by P. Jan Pahl and H. Werner,

A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 1995.

2. Serpell, A., Crovetto, J. and Seymour, D., A Current Vision of Construction Management Practices

in Chile, The Organization and Management of Construction, Vol. 2, Edited by D.A. Langford and

A. Retik, E & FN Spon, 1996, pp. 747-756.

3. Serpell, A.; Venturi, A.; Contreras, J., Characterization of Waste in Building Construction Projects,

in Lean Construction, edited by L.F. Alarcón, Balkema, Rotterdam, 1997.

4. Serpell, A.; Wagner, R., Application of Quality Function Deployment (QFD) to the Determination

of the Design Characteristics of Building Apartments, in Lean Construction, edited by L.F. Alarcón,

Balkema, Rotterdam, 1997.

5. Serpell, A., Innovation in the Chilean Construction Industry: Public Policy Instruments, in

Innovation in Construction, edited by A. Manseau and G. Seaden, Spon Press of Taylor & Francis,

UK, 2001. (Invited and refereed).

6. Serpell, A., Rodríguez, D., Studying Construction Organizational Culture: Preliminary Findings,

Chapter 6, in Perspectives on Culture in Construction, CIB Publication 275, September 2002.

7. Serpell, A., Chile and South America, in Building a Discipline, The Story of Construction

Management, Edited by David Langford and Will Hughes, Association of Researchers in

Construction Management, ARCOM, 2009.

4.3 Artículos en revistas indexadas en ISI

1. Serpell, A., de Solminihac, H. and Figari, C., Quality in Construction: the Situation of the Chilean

Construction Industry, Total Quality Management, 13, Nº 5, pp. 579 – 587, 2002. (ISI)

2. Serpell A. Towards a Knowledge-based Assessment of Conceptual Cost Estimates. Building

Research & Information, 32, 2, 157-164, 2004. (ISI)

3. Serpell, A. and Ferrada, X. A Competency-based Model for Construction Supervisors in Developing

Countries, Personnel Review, 36, 4, 585-602, 2007. (ISI)

4. Ferrada, X. y Serpell, A., La gestión del conocimiento y la industria de la construcción, Revista de

la Construcción, 8, 1, 46-58, 2009. (ISI)

5. Orozco F., Serpell A. and Molenaar K. (2011) Competitiveness factors and indexes for construction

companies: Findings of Chile. Revista de la Construcción, 10, 1, 91-107. (ISI)

6. Ramírez, V. y Serpell, A. (2012) Certificación de la calidad de viviendas en Chile: Análisis

comparativo con sistemas internacionales, Revista de la Construcción, abril, 11, 1, 134-144. (ISI)

7. Aldana, J. y Serpell, A. (2012) Temas y tendencias sobre residuos de construcción y demolición: Un

meta-análisis. Revista de la Construcción, Agosto, 11, 2, 4-16. (ISI)

8. Ferrada X., Serpell A. and Skibniewski M. (2013) Selection of construction methods: A knowledgebased

approach. Scientific World Journal, December, 2013, 10 pp. (ISI)

9. Serpell A., Vera S., Kort J. (2013) Awareness, actions, drivers and barriers of sustainable

construction in Chile. Technological and Economic Development of Economy, June, 19, 2, 272-

288 DOI: org/10.3846/20294913.2013.798597. (ISI)

10. Ferrada, X. and Serpell, A. (2014) Selección de los métodos de construcción en proyectos: un

problema de conocimiento. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, DOI:

10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000706. (ISI)

11. Ferrada, X. and Serpell, A. (2014) Selection of Construction Methods for Construction Projects: A

Knowledge Problem. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, DOI:

10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000715. (ISI)

12. Orozco F., Serpell A. and Molenaar K. (2014) Competitiveness factors and indexes for construction

companies: Findings of Chile. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, DOI:

org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000462. (ISI)

13. Orozco F., Serpell A. and Molenaar K. (2014) Modelando los Factores e Índices de Competitividad

para Constructoras: Hallazgos en Chile. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management,

DOI: org/10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000462. (ISI)

14. Moena, C. and Serpell, A. (2015) Unit price estimating of roads maintenance activities using

exponential robust regression, Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 21, 1, 75-82.

4.4 Artículos en otras revistas científicas

1. Serpell, A.; Gómez, P., Juego de Construcción Repetitiva, Apuntes de Ingeniería 10, Chile, marzo

1983.

2. Serpell, A., Una metodología para la determinación de la eficiencia en la utilización de un equipo

de construcción, Apuntes de Ingeniería 19, abril-junio, 1985.

3. Alarcón, L.F.; Serpell, A., La práctica de la inspección de la construcción en Chile: un diagnóstico,

Apuntes de Ingeniería 28, Chile, julio-septiembre 1987.

4. Serpell, A., Innovación tecnológica en la construcción, Ingeniería de Construcción, Chile, N° 3,

agosto 1987.

5. Serpell, A.; A. Ureta, Selección y capacitación de los capataces en la construcción, Ingeniería de

Construcción, N° 7, julio-diciembre, 1989.

6. Martínez, L. F.; Verbal, R.; Serpell, A., Recomendaciones para aumentar la productividad en la

Construcción, Ingeniería de Construcción, Nº 8, enero-junio, 1990.

7. Serpell, A.; Verbal, R., Análisis de operaciones mediante cartas de balance, Ingeniería de

Construcción, Nº 9, julio-diciembre, 1990.

8. Serpell, A.; Ureta, A., Capacitación de los capataces en la construcción, Boletín Estadístico,

Cámara Chilena de la Construcción, agosto, 1990.

9. Gajardo, M. y Serpell, A., Conceptos generales acerca de la calidad en la construcción, Ingeniería

de Construcción, Nº 9, julio-diciembre, 1990.

10. Serpell, A. y Ashley, D., El juicio experto en la estimación de presupuestos conceptuales, Apuntes

de Ingeniería 42, julio-agosto, 1991.

11. Peralta, A. y Serpell, A., Características de la Industria de la Construcción, Revista Ingeniería de

Construcción, Nº 11, julio-diciembre, 1991.

12. Verbal, R.; Serpell, A., Modelación y simulación de operaciones de construcción, Ingeniería de

Construcción, Nº 13, julio-diciembre, 1992.

13. Serpell, A.; Sarmiento, A., Implantación de Sistemas de Calidad en Proyectos de Construcción en

Chile, Boletín de Información Tecnológica, BIT, Vol. 3, Nº 6, noviembre, 1996.

14. De Solminihac, H.; Serpell, A.; Figari, C., La Calidad en la Industria de la Construccion Chilena: un

Diagnóstico General, Boletín de Información Tecnológica, BIT, Vol. 3, Nº 6, noviembre, 1996.

15. Serpell, A.; Verbal, R., Programas de motivación en la construcción, Ingeniería de Construcción,

15, enero-junio, 1997.

16. Wagner, R.; Serpell, A., Aplicación del despliegue de la función de calidad para la determinación

del diseño de viviendas, Ingeniería de Construcción, Nº 16, julio-diciembre, 1997.

17. Serpell, A., Innovación y desarrollo tecnológico: una estrategia de competitividad, Ingeniería de

Construcción, Nº 16, julio-diciembre, 1997.

18. Sarmiento, A.; Serpell, A., Participación del recurso humano en experiencias de implementación

de sistemas de calidad en Chile, Ingeniería de Construcción, Nº 18, julio-diciembre, 1998.

19. Serpell, A.; Alarcón, L.F., Construction Process Improvement Methodology for Construction

Projects, International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 16 Nº 4, pp. 215-221, 1998.

20. Sarmiento, A.; Serpell, A., Implantación de un sistema de costos de calidad en proyectos de

construcción, Ingeniería de Construcción, Nº 20, julio-diciembre, 1999.

21. Serpell, A., Integrating quality systems in construction projects: the Chilean case, International

Journal of Project Management, Vol. 17, Nº 5, pp. 317-322, 1999.

22. Serpell, A. and Labra, M., A System for Evaluating the Quality of Housing Construction in Chile,

International Journal for Housing Science and Its Applications, Vol. 26, Nº 4, 2002, 267-276.

23. Serpell, A. y Ferrada, X., Modelo basado en competencias para formar, desarrollar y certificar

supervisores de construcción, Ingeniería de Construcción, Vol. 21, Nº 1, 43-56, 2006. (SCOPUS)

24. Romero, T. y Serpell, A., Evaluando el logro de los principios de la gestión de la calidad en

empresas constructoras certificadas según ISO 9001:2000, Ingeniería de Construcción, 22, 3, 197-

213, 2007. (SCOPUS)

25. Serpell, A., Modeling Project’s Scope for Conceptual Cost Estimating, Cost Engineering, Vol. 52,

Nº 8, 20-26, August 2010.

26. Ximena Ferrada, Alfredo Serpell, (2013) Using organizational knowledge for the selection of

construction methods, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 6:3, pp.604 – 614.

27. Riquelme, P., Serpell, A. (2013) Adding Qualitative Context Factors to Analogy Estimating of

Construction Projects, Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences 74, 332 – 344 .

28. Serpell, A., Ferrada, X., Howard, R., Rubio, L. (2014) Risk Management in Construction Projects: A

Knowledge-based Approach, Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences 119, 653 – 662 DOI:

10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.03.073.

29. Serpell, A. and Alvarez, R., (2014) A Systematic Approach for Evaluating Innovation Management

in Construction Companies, Procedia Engineering, 85, 464-472, DOI:

10.1016/j.proeng.2014.10.573. (SCOPUS)

30. Ferrada, X., Sepúlveda, M., Serpell, A., Núñez, D. and Neyem, A. (2014) Procedia Engineering, 85,

157–165, DOI: 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.10.540. (SCOPUS)

4.5 Artículos en Congresos

1. Ashley, D.; Serpell, A.; Tan, C. (1988) Integrating Expert Judgment Into Conceptual Estimating,

Project Management Institute Seminar/ Symposium, San Francisco, California, September.

2. Serpell, A.; Martínez, L.F.; Verbal, R. (1990) Estudios de productividad en la construcción, 3er.

Congreso Nacional de la Construcción, Viña del Mar, Chile, enero, 1990.

3. Serpell, A.; Alarcón, L.F.; de Solminihac, H.; Ureta, A. (1994) Transferencia tecnológica en la

construcción: una experiencia exitosa de relación Universidad-Empresa, III Interamerican

Conference on Engineering and Technology Education, 3-7 abril, Río de Janeiro,” Brasil.

4. Serpell, A.; Maturana, S. (1994) Desarrollo de un sistema de gestión para aumentar la

productividad del recurso humano en la construcción, XVII Taller de Ingeniería de Sistemas, 4-8

julio, Santiago, Chile.

5. Serpell, A.; Wagner, R. (1994) Aplicación del despliegue de la función de calidad para la

determinación de características de diseño de viviendas, 2nd. Annual Conference, International

Group for Lean Construction, 28-29 septiembre, Santiago, Chile.

6. Serpell, A.; Venturi, A.; Contreras J. (1995) Characterization of Waste in Building Construction

Projects, 3rd. Annual Conference, International Group for Lean Construction, 16-19 October,

Albuquerque, U.S.A.

7. Ghio, V.; Serpell, A.; Alarcón, L.F. (1996) Reducing Construction Waste: First Step in Order to

House a Nation, the Chilean Experience, XXIV IAHS World Housing Congress, 27 May – 1 June,

Ankara, Turkey, pp. 663-673.

8. Serpell, A.; Alarcón, L. F., Ghio, V. (1996) A General framework for Improvement of the

Construction Process, Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of the International Group

for Lean Construction, Birmingham, U.K., 26-27 August.

9. Alarcón, L. F.; Serpell, A. (1996) Performance Measurement Benchmarking and Modelling of

Construction Projects, Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of the International Group

for Lean Construction, Birmingham, U.K., 26-27 August.

10. Serpell, A.; Seymour D. (1996) A Current Vision of Construction Management Practices in Chile,

CIB Working Commission 65 Organization & Management of Construction Symposium, 28 August

– 3 September, Glasgow, Scotland.

11. Serpell, A. (1996) Modelling the Factors that Affect Productivity in Building Construction Projects,

Proceedings International Conference on Developments in Building Technology, September 10-

13, Bratislava, Slovakia, 133-141.

12. Serpell, A.; and Sarmiento, A. (1997) Owner Demanded Quality Systems Implementation in

Construction Projects, Proceedings International Symposium of CIB W92, Procurement – A key to

innovation, 20-23 May, Montreal, Canadá, 681-692.

13. Serpell, A. (1997) Innovation and Technology Development: A Competitive Strategy for

Construction Companies, First International Conference on Construction Industry Development,

Singapore, 9-11 December.

14. Serpell, A. (1998) The Chilean Construction Industry: Adjusting to Changing Times, First Leeds

International Construction Marketing Conference, Leeds, U.K., 26-27 August.

15. Serpell, A.; Muro, O. (2000) A General Methodology for the Analysis Ex-post of a Scheduling

Claim: A Real Case, en Information and Communication in Construction Procurement, Publication

CIB 249, edited by Alfredo Serpell, CIB W92 Procurement System Symposium, Pontificia

Universidad Católica de Chile, April, 249-254.

16. Serpell, A.; de Solminihac, H.; Figari, C. (2000) A General Diagnosis of Construction Quality in

Chile, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of the CIB TG 29 on Construction in

Developing Countries, Edited by A. B. Ngowi and J. Ssegawa, 15-17 November, Gaborone,

Botswana, 105-112.

17. Serpell, A.; Thenoux, G.; Ochoa, G. (2000) A Methodology for Evaluating the Management of

Quality in Chilean Construction Companies, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of

the CIB TG 29 on Construction in Developing Countries, Edited by A. B. Ngowi and J. Ssegawa, 15-

17 November, Gaborone, Botswana, 113-118.

18. Serpell, A.; Ocaranza, R. (2001) Technology Innovation in the Chilean Construction Industry: a

Diagnosis of the Current Situation, International Conference on Innovation in Architecture,

Engineering and Construction (AEC), 18-20 July, Loughbourough, U.K.

19. Serpell, A. (2002) A Modelling Approach for Project Scope Definition, 2nd SENET Conference on

Project Management, Cavtat, Croatia, 17-19 April.

20. Serpell, A.; Labra, M. (2002) A System for Evaluating the Quality of Housing Construction in Chile,

XXX IAHS World Congress on Housing, Coimbra, Portugal, 9-13 September, 1275-1282.

21. Serpell, A.; Labra, M. (2003) A Study on Construction Waste in Chile, Knowledge Construction,

Proceedings of the Joint International Symposium of CIB Working Commissions, Singapore, 22-24

October, 102-111.

22. Serpell, A. and Heredia, B. (2004) Supply chain management in construction: diagnosis and

application issues, Proceedings Working Commission W107 Construction in Developing

Economies International Symposium on Globalization and Construction, 17-19 November,

Bangkok, Thailand.

23. Serpell, A. and Herdoiza, J. (2005) Improving organizational performance of construction

management processes, Proceedings Third International Conference on Construction in the 21st

Century (CITC-III) Advancing Engineering, Management and Technology, 15-17, September,

Athens, Greece.

24. Serpell, A. and Ferrada, X. (2006) Competencies of foremen in construction, Proceedings of the

International Symposium on Construction in Developing Economies: New Issues and Challenges,

18-20 January, Santiago, Chile.

25. Serpell, A. and Kort, J. (2006) Sustainable construction in Chile: a diagnosis, Proceedings of the

International Symposium on Construction in Developing Economies: New Issues and Challenges,

18-20 January, Santiago, Chile.

26. Serpell, A. and Tapia, C. (2006) An study on users’ housing quality requirements in Chile,

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Construction in Developing Economies: New

Issues and Challenges, 18-20 January, Santiago, Chile.

27. Serpell, A. and Rueda, J.M. (2007) Modeling a project scope using a case-based reasoning

approach, Proceedings 24th. W78 Conference and 14th EG-ICE Workshop and 5th ITC@EDU

Workshop, 26-29 June, Maribor, Eslovenia.

28. Serpell, A. and Samudio, R. (2007) The construction contract as a means for improving the

contractor’s performance, Proceedings CIB World Building Congress, 14-17 May, Cape Town,

South Africa.

29. Ferrada, X. and Serpell, A. (2007) Culture in construction: characteristics and paradigms,

Proceedings CIB World Building Congress, 14-17 May, Cape Town, South Africa.

30. Ferrada, X. and Serpell, A. (2008) Selection of construction work processes: current practices and

a new proposal, Building Abroad Conference Workshop, 23-25 October, Montreal, Canada.

31. Serpell, A., Márquez, D. and Ferrada, X., (2008) An integrated site information handling system,

5th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, 23-26

June, Antalya, Turquía.

32. Ferrada, X. and Serpell A. (2008) Applying knowledge management for the selection of

construction processes, 5th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering

and Construction, 23-26 June, Antalya, Turquía.

33. Serpell, A. and Tapia, C. (2009) Improving processes design and selection for construction

operations, CIB Joint International Symposium 2009 Construction Facing Worldwide Challenges,

27-30 September, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

34. Orozco, F. and Serpell, A. (2009) Modeling the interrelationships between competitiveness factors

and indexes for construction companies, CIB Joint International Symposium 2009 Construction

Facing Worldwide Challenges, 27-30 September, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

35. Ferrada, X. and Serpell, A. (2009) Selection of construction methods: a preliminary knowledge

model, CIB Joint International Symposium 2009 Construction Facing Worldwide Challenges, 27-

30 September, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

36. Oyuela, M. A. and Serpell, A. (2010) A framework for the application of Dispute Resolution Boards

in the Chilean construction industry. Proceedings COBRA 2010 The Construction, Building and

Real Estate Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Dauphine

Université, Paris, 2-3 September.

37. Serpell, A., Massmann, C. and Ferrada, X. (2010) Analising knowledge management practices in

the construction industry. Proceedings COBRA 2010, The Construction, Building and Real Estate

Research Conference of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Dauphine Université, Paris,

2-3 September.

38. Aldana J.C., Serpell A. y Tirado G. (2011) Metodología para la elaboración de planes de gestión de

residuos en obras de construcción: estudio de un caso en Chile, Proceedings IV Encuentro Latino-

Americano de Gestión y Economía de la Construcción, Santiago, Chile, 4-5 octubre.

39. Ramírez, V. and Serpell, A. (2011) Critical Analysis of the Application of a Homes’ Quality

Certification System in a Developing Country. Proceedings of the CIB W107 Symposium on

Innovation and Sustainable Construction in Developing Countries, Hanoi, Vietnam, 227-232,

November.

40. Moena, C. and Serpell, A., (2012) Unit Price Estimating of Roads Maintenance Activities using

Exponential Robust Regression, in Hajdu, M.; Skibniewski, M. (Eds.) Proceedings Creative

Construction Conference 2012,30 June – 3 July, Budapest, Hungary, 450-460.

41. Howard, R. and Serpell, A. (2012) Procurement Management: Analyzing Key Risk Management

Factors, RICS COBRA 2012, 10-13 September, Las Vegas, USA, 1461-1469.

42. Riquelme, P., Serpell, A. (2012) Adding Qualitative Context Factors to Analogy Estimating of

Construction Projects, 26th IPMA World Congress, 29-31 October, Crete, Greece.

43. Serpell, A. and Rueda, J.M. (2013) Estimating the cost of new construction projects using an

integrated, computer-based approach, In: Hadju, M., Skibniewski, M. (Eds.) Proceedings Creative

Construction Conference 2013, 6-9 July 2013, Budapest, Hungary, pp.: 695-706.

44. Ferrada, X., Sepúlveda, M. and Serpell, A. (2013) Construction management on site: requirements

for a lesson learned system, In: Hadju, M., Skibniewski, M. (Eds.) Proceedings Creative

Construction Conference 2013, 6-9 July 2013, Budapest, Hungary, pp.: 182-192.

45. Ferrada, X. and Serpell, A. (2013) Construction methods selection: a knowledge-based system, In:

Hadju, M., Skibniewski, M. (Eds.) Proceedings Creative Construction Conference 2013, 6-9 July

2013, Budapest, Hungary, pp.: 193-203.

46. Ferrada, X., Sepúlveda, M., Serpell, A., Núñez, D. and Neyem, A. (2014) A lessons-learned mobile

system for construction companies: motivation and design, In: Hajdu, M. and Skibniewski, M.

(Eds.) Proceedings Creative Construction Conference 2014, 21-24 June 2014, Prague, Czech

Republic, pp.: 174-179.

47. Serpell, A. and Alvarez, R. (2014) A systematic approach for evaluating innovation management

in construction companies, In: Hajdu, M. and Skibniewski, M. (Eds.) Proceedings Creative

Construction Conference 2014, 21-24 June 2014, Prague, Czech Republic, pp.: 353-358.

48. Serpell, A., Ferrada, X. and Howard, R. (2015) Assessing the client’s risk management

performance in construction procurement and contracting: case studies, Proceedings Creative

Construction Conference 2015, 21-24 June 2015, Krakow, Poland.

49. Ferrada, X., Núñez, D., Neyem, A., Serpell, A. and Sepúlveda, M. (2015) A lessons-learned system

for construction project management: a preliminary application, Proceedings IPMA World

Congress, Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá.