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Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme 2022-2023


In the 2021 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University rankings by subject of Engineering – Civil & Structural, PolyU is ranked top 21st globally. If you wish to start your PhD studies under the supervision of top researchers, please apply ASAP.


Application Period

Date Milestones
1 Sep 2021 (at Hong Kong Time 12:00 (GMT +8 hours)) Call for applications
1 Dec 2021 (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 2021 (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. William Hing Keung LAM
Dr Zhen LENG
Dr Wei MA
Prof. Yuhong WANG
Environmental Engineering and Science Prof. Tao WANG (Unit Leader)
Prof. Wei CHU
Prof. Hai GUO
Dr Ling JIN
Prof. Shun Cheng LEE
Dr Ben Shao-Yuan LEU
Prof. Xiangdong LI
Prof. Chi Sun POON
Dr Tony Nang Ngai SZE
Prof. Daniel Chiu Wa TSANG
Dr Peng WANG
Geotechnical Engineering Prof. Jianhua YIN (Unit Leader)
Dr Andy Yat Fai LEUNG
Dr Zhenyu YIN
Dr Chao ZHOU
Structural Engineering Prof. Yiqing NI (Unit Leader)
Dr Tak Ming CHAN
Prof. Kwok Fai CHUNG
Prof. Jianguo DAI
Dr Ken Siu Kai LAI
Prof. Jinguang TENG
Dr Jinghua WANG
Prof. Yong XIA
Prof. Tao YU
Prof. Songye ZHU



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