News of Current Year
Visit by Departmental Academic Advisor (DAA)
Invited by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) of PolyU, Prof. Amr Elnashai, Vice President and Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology Transfer, University of Houston, paid his second visit to CEE in the capacity of DAA from 11-14 December 2018. During his visit, Prof. Elnashai met with the Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC) members, departmental management and academic staff members at different levels to understand the operations of CEE. Throughout the visit, Prof. Elnashai gave insightful and constructive comments for the betterment of CEE in various aspects. He also met with our undergraduate and postgraduate student representatives to learn more about the teaching and learning from students’ point of view.
Front row: Prof. Amr Elnashai (DAA) (3rd from left), Prof. S.C. Wirasinghe (Honorary Professor of CEE) (1st from left),
Ir C.K. Hon [Immediate Past Chairman of DAC; Immediate Past Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), The Government of HKSAR] (5th from left), Mr S.H. Lam [DAC Chairman; Permanent Secretary for Development (Works), The Government of HKSAR] (3rd from right),
Prof. Y.L. Xu (Dean, Faculty of Civil and Environment, PolyU) (4th from left), Prof. William H.K. Lam (Head, CEE) (2nd from right) and DAC members
Prof. William H.K. Lam (left) was presenting to Ir C.K. Hon (right) a CEE souvenir to thank for Ir Hon’s valuable advice and
contribution to CEE as the DAC Chairman for the past three years.