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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2024-2025

In the 2023 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University rankings by subject of Engineering – Civil & Structural, PolyU is ranked top 22th globally. If you wish to start your PhD studies under the supervision of top researchers, please apply ASAP.


Application Period

Date Milestones
1 Sep 2023 (at Hong Kong Time 12:00 (GMT +8 hours)) Call for applications
1 Dec 2023 (at Hong Kong Time 12:00 (GMT +8 hours)) Deadline for submitting initial applications to the Research Grants Council (RGC) by the applicants for allocation of reference numbers
1 Dec 2023 (at Hong Kong Time 23:59 (GMT +8 hours)) Deadline for submission of full applications and payment of application fee through the eAdmission System of PolyU


For the application procedures and other useful information, please refer to the PolyU HKPFS Promotional Website:


Our Research Areas and Teams

Research Area Academic Staff
Coastal & Hydraulic Engineering Dr Huanfeng DUAN (Unit Leader)
Dr Alessandro STOCCHINO
Dr Jinghua WANG
Construction and Transportation Prof. Anthony CHEN (Unit Leader)
Dr Mark Shu-Chien HSU
Prof. Zhen LENG
Dr Jacqueline Tsz Yin LO
Dr Wei MA
Prof. Yuhong WANG
  Dr Sunghoon JANG
Environmental Engineering and Science Prof. Tao WANG (Unit Leader)
Prof. Hai GUO
Dr Ling JIN
Dr Ben Shao-Yuan LEU
Prof. Xiangdong LI
Prof. Chi Sun POON
Dr Tony Nang Ngai SZE
Dr Shipeng ZHANG
Geotechnical Engineering Dr Andy Yat Fai LEUNG (Unit Leader)
Prof. Zhenyu YIN
Dr Chao ZHOU
Structural Engineering Prof. Yiqing NI (Unit Leader)
Dr Kaiming BI
Prof. Tak Ming CHAN
Prof. Kwok Fai CHUNG
Prof. Jianguo DAI
Prof. Ahmed Youssef ELGHAZOULI
Dr Ken Siu Kai LAI
Dr Siwei LIU
Prof. Jinguang TENG
Prof. Yong XIA
Prof. Ben YOUNG
Prof. Tao YU
Prof. Xiaolin ZHAO
Prof. Songye ZHU



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