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Head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Professor Poon Chi Sun

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We wish you a resilient, stronger and prosperous New Year of the Tiger! The animated version is available here:

26 Jan 2022


Prof. K.F. Chung delivered a seminar with the topic of “Effective use of high strength S690 steels in buildings and bridges” on 19 January 2022. It was co-organized with HKIE Civil Division (CVD).   The next seminar will be held on 17 February 2022, Dr Tan Daoyuan will bring up the topic “Application of optical fiber sensing technology in geotechnical health monitoring”, please stay tuned!

24 Jan 2022

220119 News

International Symposium of Soft Ground and Smart Geotechnology, organized by CEE and the Research Institute of Land and Space (RILS) of PolyU, was successfully held online on 7 January 2022. Prof. Jian-Hua Yin and Dr Zhen-Yu Yin were the Chairs of the symposium. 11 well-known world-leading scholars were invited to give online keynote speeches on the topic of soft ground and smart geotechnology. Over 500 logins (one login may have more than one p

13 Jan 2022

20220113_WEB_International Symposium of Soft Ground and Smart Geotechnology on 7 Jan 2022

The online PolyU Info Day for Taught Postgraduate Programmes was successfully held on 8 Jan 2022 (Sat).   The Programme Leaders, Prof. Anthony Chen and Prof. Daniel Tsang, introduced the programme details and admission information of MSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Environmental Management and Engineering respectively.   Participants were also able to ask questions during the Q&A session.

12 Jan 2022

WEB_PolyU Info Day for Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Dr Ling Leng obtained his B.S. in Water Science and Engineering from Chongqing University (2012), M.S. (with Distinction, 2013) and Ph.D. (2018) in Environmental Engineering from PolyU. Before joining PolyU as Research Assistant Professor, Dr Leng was a Postdoctoral Researcher and JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Hawaii, US (2018) and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan (2018-2021) respectively.

11 Jan 2022

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Prof. Yin Jian-hua, Chair Professor of Soil Mechanics, hosted a demonstration of clay reclamation model test in Hydraulic Laboratory during the Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting on 5 Jan 2022.

6 Jan 2022

WEB  Prof Yin Jianhua Hosted Soil Sample Test during DAC Meeting

In the second round one-off CRF COVID-19 and Novel Infectious Diseases (NIR) Research Exercises, the RGC received a total of 115 applications. Out of the 34 full proposals received, 20 were selected for interview.  Finally, 16 proposals were supported by the RGC with a total amount of $92.3 million (exclusive on-costs), including 3 proposals supported for one-year seed money and exploratory funding amounting to $6.7 million in total.   PolyU subm

6 Jan 2022


Dr Peichen Wu obtained his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology and PhD degree in Geotechnical Engineering from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.   His research interests include physical and numerical modelling of marine deposits, ground improvement techniques on soft soils, geosynthetics, as well as monitoring of trees and geotechnical structures under wind loads.   Dr Wu has joined us on

3 Jan 2022

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31 Dec 2021


A team from the National Rail Transit Electrification and Automation Engineering Technology Research Center (CNERC-Rail) Hong Kong Branch developed a modular rail particle damper (MRPD) for rail corrugation control and broadband vibration and noise mitigation in railways.   The MRPD won the 3rd prize in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition of National Innovation Center of High Speed Train and was implemented in Shenzhen Metro Lines.  

27 Jan 2022

webModular Rail Particle Damper Technology Won 3rd Prize in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competit

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