Dr Garry Miller

PhD, MBA (Hons), BSc (Hons), DipFM

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Assoc Dean Postgraduate Taught
Professional Teaching Fellow


Garry is an experienced professional in the delivery of complex projects, programmes and portfolios. His credentials combine senior executive positions in industry together with roles in academia in teaching, research and directing taught masters programmes. He has advised and acted for public and private sector clients in the education, health, energy, transportation, water and telecommunications sectors. Garry has a strong track record in the delivery of successful outcomes for clients in New Zealand, UK and Australia.

Research | Current


  • PhD research in information flows and productivity improvement.
  • Other areas of interest include procurement, project delivery systems, project management, engineering contracts, collaborative working arrangements, and risk management.

Teaching | Current


  • CIVIL 703 - Project Management
  • CIVIL 708 - Work Based Learning
  • ENGGEN 403 - Management for Engineers (Managing a Business)
  • ENGGEN 303 - Management for Engineers (Managing Projects)


Postgraduate supervision


Director of the Graduate School of Engineering

Associate Dean (Postgraduate Taught), Faculty of Engineering

Committees/Professional groups/Services


Professional affiliations

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng), Engineering Council, UK
  • Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE)
  • Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand (CMEngNZ)
  • Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE)
  • Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Miller, G. L. (2017). Information Flow Matters: Improving Productivity Performance in Engineering and Construction The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
  • Miller, G., & Donald, C. (2014). Investigations into students’ information sourcing patterns in a postgraduate blended learning course. Paper presented at Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference (AAEE 2014), Wellington, New Zealand. 8 December - 10 December 2014. 25th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education: Engineering the Knowledge Economy: Collaboration, Engagement& Employability.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/25305
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Claire Donald
  • Miller, G., Sharma, S., Donald, C., & Amor, R. (2013). Developing a building information modelling educational framework for the tertiary sector in New Zealand. Developing a Building Information Modelling Educational Framework for the Tertiary Sector in New Zealand: 10th IFIP WG 5.1 International Conference, PLM 2013, Nantes, France, July 6-10, 2013, Proceedings, 606-618. Nantes, France: Springer. 10.1007/978-3-642-41501-2_60
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/26138
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Claire Donald, Robert Amor
  • Miller, G. L., Ryan, A., & Wilkinson, S. (2013). Successfully implementing building information modelling in new zealand: Maintaining the relevance of contract forms and procurement models. Paper presented at 38th Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference, Auckland. 20 November - 22 November 2013. Related URL.
  • Donald, C., & Miller, G. (2013). Exploring flexible e-learning options in a postgraduate project management course. Educational Research for Social Change, 2 (1), 98-116. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Claire Donald
  • Miller, G. L., Leon, M., Kaufusi, R., & Gonzalez, V. (2012). Investigations into project success and standard forms of construction contracts in New Zealand. Paper presented at 37th Annual Conference of Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA), University of New South Wales, Sydney. 4 July - 6 July 2012. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Vicente Gonzalez
  • Raith, A., Nataraj, U., Ehrgott, M., Miller, G., & Pauw, K. (2012). Prioritising Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Projects. Conference proceedings: 2 walk and cycle Hastings, New Zealand: 2WALKandCYCLE. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andrea Raith
  • Raith, A., Nataraj, U., Ehrgott, M., Miller, G., & Pauw, K. (2011). Prioritising cycle infrastructure projects. Australasian Transport Research Forum 2011 Proceedings Adelaide. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Andrea Raith

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 11, Room 1113
New Zealand

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