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Michael Anson Professor in Civil Engineering
Chair Professor of Sustainable Construction Materials
Head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Poon Chi Sun

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Congratulations to Dr Tak-Ming Chan, Programme Leader of the Master of Science (MSc) in Civil Engineering, whose supervised MSc project entitled "Development of Earthquake Resistant Design Guidelines for Inter-module Connections of Modular Buildings" has been awarded an MSc grant for 2022/23 by the Institution of Structural Engineers.   The Institution of Structural Engineers is the world’s largest membership organization dedicated to structural

19 Jan 2023

20230119_Project Supervised by Dr Tak-Ming Chan Awarded MSc Research Grant-TMC

Congratulations to Prof. Anthony Chen for his research output “Accessibility-based vulnerability analysis of multi-modal transportation networks with weibit choice models” winning the “2022 Best Article Award” given by the Journal “Multimodal Transportation” Multimodal Transportation provides a forum for high quality, cutting-edge research in transportation science and technology. The best article award is given to the top 10% or less of article

19 Jan 2023

20230119_News_MULTRA  Best Paper Award-CEE

Congratulations to Prof. Chi Sun Poon, Head of CEE, whose project, titled “Low-carbon Transformation of Construction Materials Using Waste Glass”, has been awarded HK$5.29 million Green Tech Fund (GTF). The Green Tech Fund (GTF) was established in 2020 to provide better and more focused funding support to research and development projects which can help Hong Kong decarbonize and enhance environmental protection. The GTF has so far approved 22 pr

13 Jan 2023


The PolyU Info Day for Taught Postgraduate Programmes was successfully held on 7 Jan 2023 (Sat). Dr Tak-Ming Chan (Programme Leader of MSc in Civil Engineering) and Dr Yi Jiang (Deputy Programme Leader of MSc in Environmental Management and Engineering) delivered a programme talk to introduce the programme details and admission information of MSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Environmental Management and Engineering respectively. Participants

13 Jan 2023


The RGC announced the funding results of the CRF Young Collaborative Research Grant (YCRG) in 2022/23 Exercise on 5 January 2023. Congratulations to Dr Huan-Feng Duan, whose project was selected for interview and supported by the RGC among the 5 full applications submitted by PolyU.   In the first round of CRF Young Collaborative Research Grant 2022/23, the RGC received 34 full applications, 16 proposals were selected for interview.  Finally, 14

13 Jan 2023


In 2022/23 CRF Exercise, the RGC received a total of 258 preliminary proposals and shortlisted 93 submission of full proposals, of which 50 were selected for interview. Finally, 40 CRF proposals [i.e. 7 Collaborative Research Equipment Grant (CREG) and 33 Collaborative Research Project Grant (CRPG) proposals] with a total amount of $237.5 million (exclusive of on-costs) were supported by the RGC. Congratulations to Dr Alessandro Stocchino, Prof.

13 Jan 2023


Prof. Dan Tsang has been appointed as a member of the Advisory Council on the Environment (ACE). The Council plays a pivotal role in reviewing the state of the environment in Hong Kong, as well as advising the Government, through the Secretary for Environment and Ecology, on appropriate measures which might be taken to combat pollution of all kinds, and to protect and sustain the environment Prof. Tsang also serves in Environmental Impact Assess

6 Jan 2023

20230106_WEB_Advisory Council on the Environment

30 students from Yan Oi Tong Tin Ka Ping Secondary School visited CEE department on 23 Dec 2022 (Fri). Dr Siwei Liu, Assistant Professor, delivered a programme talk to share the latest development of the civil engineering industry and introduced the admission information of BEng(Hons) Scheme in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development. Students then formed groups to compete in the “Tower Challenge: Engineering with Straws, Tape and Imaginat

6 Jan 2023

20230106_WEB_Yan Oi Tong Tin Ka Ping Secondary School

The RGC announced the results of the Research Impact Fund (RIF) 2022/23. As the project coordinator, Dr Tak-Ming CHAN receives HK$9.75 million research funding from RIF for the research project entitled “Achieving the Circular Economy in Construction through Deconstruction and Reuse Technologies for Steel and Composite Structures”. In 2022/23 Exercise, the RGC received 127 preliminary proposals, in which 13 full proposals are supported after rou

6 Jan 2023

20230106_WEB_Dr TakMing Chan

Prof. Andrew Whittle of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who is the Departmental Academic Advisor of CEE, paid his first visit to the Department from 9 to 11 Jan 2023.Apart from the CEE management team, Prof. Whittle also met with different student groups including undergraduate, master and postgraduate students.  He also joined the CEE Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) Meeting to learn the development of the Department and  understand

19 Jan 2023

20230119_DAA Visit

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