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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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On 22 July 2022, Prof Anthony Chen, Dr Yi Jiang and Dr Barbara Siu led 16 CEE students to visit the WEEE Park and the Wetland Park. The WEEE Park is a state-of-the-art Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) treatment and recycling facility located at Tuen Mun, where students learnt about the process of recovering useful materials from the electrical and electronic appliances through various physical processes. The site of Hong Kong Wetl

29 Jul 2022


Dr Ling LENG delivered a seminar with the topic of “Biotechnology advances for xenobiotics degradation and resource recovery in wastewater treatment” on 27 July 2022. It was co-organized with RCRE & HKIE Civil Division.

29 Jul 2022

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Dr Chao ZHOU delivered a seminar with the topic of “Nonlinear soil stiffness for analyzing ground movements in engineering practice” on 20 July 2022. It was co-organized with HKIE Civil Division.

25 Jul 2022


In the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) 2022 released by ShanghaiRanking, PolyU is listed as the 4th best in the world and 1st in Hong Kong in Civil Engineering. It confirms once again our global excellence in education and research in the discipline. The GRAS uses a range of objective academic indicators and third-party data to measure 5,000 top world universities’ performance in respective subjects, including research output, researc

22 Jul 2022


A young team from PolyU (1 postdoctoral, 3 PhD students, and 1 MPhil student from the Hong Kong Branch of the National Rail Transit Electrification and Automation Engineering Technology Research Center, CNERC-Rail) won the First Prize at the 2nd International Competition for Structural Health Monitoring (IC-SHM, 2021). Their supervisor is Prof. Yi-qing NI, Director of CNERC-Rail. The organization received 53 submissions from 12 regions. The group

19 Jul 2022


Prof. Anthony Chen’s team conducted a before & after analysis to visualized the impact of the Covid-19 vaccine passport (VP) restrictions on the use of indoor public space on pedestrian accessibility to all 97 metro stations in Hong Kong.   Results show that vaccine passports have caused a 50% reduction in accessibility of two-thirds of stations for pedestrians without a vaccine passport (PwoVP). Particularly, PwoVP must walk 460 m longer to reac

19 Jul 2022


Congratulations to Mr LI Danning (PhD candidate, CEE, supervised by Dr LENG Zhen) for winning the 1st place in the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3) Young Persons’ Lecture Competition (Hong Kong Heat) 2022 with his topic “Investigation on the Aging Mechanism of Asphalt Rubber Binder Prepared with Waste Tire Rubber”. Mr LI will then represent IOM3 Hong Kong Branch to attend the Young Persons’ World Lecture Competition Final in late

18 Jul 2022


Congratulations to Zhifei Tan and Linyi Yao (Ph.D. candidates, CEE, Supervised by Dr Zhen LENG) for winning the Best performance and first prize awards in the 1st International Competition on Intelligent Simulation of Transport Infrastructure 2022, in Harbin, China.

13 Jul 2022

WEB-CEE Students Won Best Performance and First Prize Awards - Copy - Copy

Air pollution is the greatest environmental health risk factor for premature deaths worldwide; among all air pollutants, fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is one of the deadliest. Since PM2.5 is a cocktail of components from a mix of sources and not all components or sources are equally toxic, research on the toxic components and their associated sources responsible for PM2.5 health effects plays a key part in air quality management.   Led by Prof.

2 Aug 2022


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