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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

World University Rankings

2 nd

U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings 2022

(No. 1 in Hong Kong) Best Universities for Civil Engineering

3 rd

Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023

(No. 1 in Hong Kong) Best in Civil Engineering

22 nd

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

(No. 1 in Hong Kong) Best in Civil and Structural Engineering

CEE Achievements


Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences


Chang Jiang Scholars


World’s Top 2% Scientists 2023 by Stanford University

Department News

Congratulations to Prof. Hai Guo, Professor of CEE, whose team’s paper titled  “Urban Heat Mitigation by Green and Blue Infrastructure: Drivers, Effectiveness, and Future Needs” has been published on The Innovation with impact factor of 32.1. The Innovation is an interdisciplinary journal that aims to promote scientific application by publishing cutting-edge research and high-quality reviews across all scientific disciplines. For original articl

23 Feb 2024

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Dr Siqi Ding obtained his B.S. Degree (2013) from Dalian Jiaotong University, M.S. degree (2016) from Dalian University of Technology, and Ph.D. degree (2021) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to joining PolyU as a Research Assistant Professor, Dr Ding worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen. Dr Ding's current research interests include smart materials and structures, nano-engineered cementitious

19 Feb 2024

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The inaugural J.M. Ko Award Ceremony & International Symposium on Advances in Structural Engineering was successfully held at Li Ka Shing Tower, PolyU, on 19 January 2024. This event, organized by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at PolyU and supported by various industry and academic partners, focused on the outstanding contributions and latest advancements in structural engineering. The Inaugural J.M. Ko Award Ceremo

6 Feb 2024


Dr Tony Sze, Associate Professor of CEE, was appointed as a Member of the Committee on Taxi Service Quality (的士服務質素委員會) of HKSAR Government for a period of three years from February 2024 to January 2027, given his profound experience and professional knowledge on transportation and safety. The Committee aims to advise the Government on strategies to enhance taxi service quality including updating standards and guidelines for taxi driver, and imp

5 Feb 2024

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International Symposium on Reclamations Using Local Dredged Sediments has been successfully organized at Chiang Chen Studio Theatre at PolyU on 26 January 2024, with the great effort of the Co-Organizers, the Geotechnical Division of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of PolyU. The symposium was also supported by ASCE Greater China Section, Hong Kong Geotechnical Society, Institution o

31 Jan 2024


CEE has long been maintaining strong alliances and partnerships with different renowned institutions. To further introduce the achievement of the Department and to share recent research progress of the Hydraulic Engineering Unit, Dr Huan-Feng Duan, Associate Professor, Dr Jing-Hua Wang, Assistant Professor, and Dr Tong-Chuan Che, Research Assistant Professor, hosted a Departmental visit for Hohai University, Mainland China on 25 January 2024. A g

30 Jan 2024

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A group of 27 students from Aberdeen Baptist Lui Ming Choi College joined PolyU school tour and visited CEE department on 18 January 2024 (Thursday). The recent developments of the civil engineering industry, together with the admission information of BEng(Hons) Scheme in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development were introduced to students.  The students also had the opportunity to visit our Water and Waste Teaching Laboratory, the latest t

24 Jan 2024


Dr Ruiwei Feng obtained his Ph.D. degree from Tongji University in 2021. He completed his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Southwest Jiaotong University, in 2016 and 2013, respectively. Prior to joining PolyU as a Research Assistant Professor, Dr Feng worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at PolyU from 2021-2024. Dr Feng’s current research interests include seismic design and performance assessment of civil infrastructure, shake table test

24 Jan 2024

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The CEE Thailand Study Tour to Bangkok was an immersive and enriching experience for our UG students. By interacting with the professors and students at King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), our students gain insights into the civil engineering advancements in Thailand, particularly the swift progression of the country's transport systems and highways during the 5-day visit. The group also visited One Bangkok, Rama IX Bridge,

18 Jan 2024


Dr An Wang delivered a seminar with the topic of “Transitioning to a Sustainable Transportation System in a Metropolitan Context” on 21 February 2024. It was co-organized with HKIE Civil Division. Click the link below to view the full version of the webinar:   

27 Feb 2024


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