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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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A project entitled “Innovative construction technology and application of high strength S690 steel in construction”, led by Prof. Kwok-Fai Chung, Director of Chinese National Engineering Research Centre for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch) [CNERC] received a Grand Prize on Innovative Application of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Grand Award 2023. The prize presentation was held at the Convention Hall of Hong Kong Convention an

17 Mar 2023

20230317_HKIE Grand Award 2023

Congratulations to Dr Zhen Leng and his team for their paper entitled “Sustainable Practice in Pavement Engineering through Value-Added Collective Recycling of Waste Plastic and Waste Tyre Rubber” being awarded as one of the High-Impact Papers among the 234 papers published in Engineering since 2021. The paper is also an ESI highly cited and hotspot paper.   Engineering is the flagship journal sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Engineering and

8 Mar 2023

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Dr Chen Zejian obtained his B.Eng. degree from Zhejiang University in 2017 and received his Ph.D. degree from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2022. He worked as research assistant and postdoctoral fellow at Hong Kong Polytechnic University from September 2021 to February 2023. The research interests of Dr Chen include constitutive modelling, soft soil consolidation and improvement, multi-physics coupling effects on soil behaviour, etc.   Dr

1 Mar 2023

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25 students from SKH Kei Hau Secondary School visited CEE department on 14 Feb 2023 (Tue). Dr Siwei Liu, Assistant Professor, shared the recent development of the civil engineering industry and introduced the admission information of BEng(Hons) Scheme in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Development.   Students formed groups to compete in the “Tower Challenge: Engineering with Straws, Tape and Imagination”. The best performed group built a tower

28 Feb 2023

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Dr Zhao Qi delivered a seminar with the topic of “Bridging the Micro and Macro Mechanical Behaviour of Geomaterials Using in Situ Tests under Micro-CT” on 22 February 2023. It was co-organized with HKIE Civil Division.

24 Feb 2023


A career talk for Structural and Fire Engineering Programme was successfully held on 20 Feb 2023 (Mon), attracting 50 students attending the seminar. We are honored to have Ir Dr Young Wong (Director of Arup) and Mr Tsang Sau Kit Wilson (Professor of Practice, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) to be the guest speakers and deliver the career talk to students. Both Ir Dr Wong and Mr Tsang are professionals in the fire engineering

23 Feb 2023

20230223_Career Talk for Structural and Fire Engineering Programme

Congratulations to Ms Linyi Yao and Mr Danning Li, PhD students of CEE who are supervised by Dr Zhen Leng, for being awarded the 2nd prize and 3rd prize of 2023 IACIP Outstanding Graduate Student Award respectively, in the 2023 International Association of Chinese Infrastructure Professionals (IACIP) Annual Workshop.

22 Feb 2023

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Prof. Mohamed A. Meguid, Chair of Department of Civil Engineering at McGill University, Canada, paid a visit to CEE on 17 February 2023 (Friday). During the visit, the collaboration between the two departments, including undergraduate and postgraduate exchange programmes, were discussed.  Prof. Meguid also had a research meeting with CEE Geotechnical Unit to explore ways to enhance research collaborations in area of strength at the two departmen

21 Feb 2023

20230221_Visit of Prof Mohamed A Meguid

Congratulations to Prof. Kwok-Fai Chung, Director of CNERC, whose project, titled “Basic Theory, Key Technology and International Application of Chinese High Strength 690MPa Steel Structures”, has received a Grand Award of the Chinese Steel Construction Society (CSCS) Science and Technology Awards 2022. The prize was presented during the Opening Ceremony of the Annual Conference of CSCS on 10 February 2023 in Guangzhou. The Grand Award is the hig

15 Feb 2023

20230215_CSCS Science and Technology Award

Congratulations to Prof. Tao Wang whose project has been awarded “Environmental Protection Science and Technology Award 2022 - Class 2” (2022年度環境保護科學技術獎 – 二等獎) from The National Office for Science and Technology Awards (國家科學技術獎勵工作辦公室).   This award recognizes his outstanding achievements and contribution in the development of environmental protection science and technology.

21 Mar 2023


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