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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 Mr Zijian Hu, CEE RPg student, Prof. William Hing-Keung Lam, Emeritus Professor of CEE and Dr Wei Ma, Assistant Professor of CEE, whose research group’s paper titled “TRBAM22 02472: Turning Traffic Monitoring Cameras into Intelligent Sensors for Traffic Density Estimation“ being awarded the Kikuchi-Karlaftis 2022 Best Paper Award by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Artificial Intelligence and Advanc

8 Jun 2023


Congratulations to Prof. Xiao Lin Zhao, Chair Professor of Civil Infrastructure, for his recent achievements of being conferred with the prestigious Humboldt Research Award 2023 and elected as Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. Granted by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the Humboldt Research Award is given to internationally renowned academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significan

7 Jun 2023

20230607Acheivements of Prof Xiao Lin Zhao

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering held its inaugural Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition Final on 15 May 2023. Five finalists outshining from the Semifinal gave stunning presentations about their theses in just three minutes or less.   The 3MT® was developed by The University of Queensland, Australia in 2008 to celebrate the discoveries made by RPg students and encourage them to develop the skills to communicate the importa

7 Jun 2023

20230607_CEE Three Minute Thesis Competition

Congratulations to Dr Zibo Xu, CEE PhD student supervised by Prof. Dan Tsang, whose paper titled “Redox-induced Transformation of Potentially Toxic Elements with Organic Carbon in Soil”, has been judged to be one of the Excellent papers published in 2022 in Carbon Research. The journal Carbon Research is an international multidisciplinary platform for communicating advances in fundamental and applied research on natural and engineered carbonaceo

7 Jun 2023

20230607_Excellent papers published in 2022 in Carbon Research

Congratulations to Prof. Kwok-Fai Chung, Director of CNERC, on winning the Individual Award of the Chinese National Innovation Pioneer Award on the "Celebration of National Science and Technology Workers' Day and National Innovation Award Commendation Conference“ on 30 May 2023. Prof. Chung is the only Hong Kong party to be awarded this honour this year. The Chinese National Scientific Innovation Pioneer Award is a state-level honour in China fo

7 Jun 2023

20230607_Chinese National Scientific Innovation Excellence Award

The Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU CEE aims to honour outstanding CEE graduates who have made distinctive contributions to the alma mater and community and have attained exceptional professional, entrepreneurial, scholarly or community service achievements in their professions. We are proud to announce that Ms Grace Kwok, Chairman and Executive Director of AEC Group and Chief Sustainability Strategist of AEC Capital Ltd, is the recipient of Ou

31 May 2023

20230531 WEB_CEE Outstanding Alumni Award 2023

Dr Xi Jiang obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Civil Engineering (Pavement Engineering) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, and a Doctor of Engineering degree in Civil Engineering (Geotechnical and Underground Engineering) at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. Prior to joining PolyU as a Research Assistant Professor, Dr Jiang worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at PolyU. Dr Jiang's research interests primarily revolve a

29 May 2023

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Mr Wu Huanyu and Mr Zou Yuan, CEE PhD students supervised by Dr Qi Zhao, presented their research at PAIR Conference 2023 held from 8 – 11 May 2023 at PolyU. Congratulations to Mr Wu Huanyu, whose poster titled “Micro-CT Characterization of Lunar Regolith Using Machine Learning – Based Segmentation”, was awarded the Best Poster Presentation Award in the Deep Space Explorations Session.

24 May 2023

20230524_Dr Qi Zhaos PhD students Wu Huanyu and Zou Yuan presented in the PAIR Conference 2023

There were several fatal accidents involving old taxi drivers in recent years which arouse much debate on the tightening of license renewal requirements for older drivers in Hong Kong. Together with representatives from the transport industry and Legislative Council, Dr Tony Sze, Associate Professor of CEE, was invited by RTHK Radio 3’s Backchat to discuss the recent Government’s initiative to lower the age from 70 to 65 for mandatory annual hea

24 May 2023


Congratulations to Ms Zhuowei Wang, CEE PhD student, Dr Jiangbo Yu, Prof. Anthony Chen, Associate Head of CEE and Prof. Xiaowen Fu for winning the “Best Presentation Award” given by the 1st PolyU Research Student Conference (PRSC 2023) on 8-9 May 2023.

8 Jun 2023

20230608_PRSC 2023_ Best Presentation Award

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