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QS Ranking Engineering – Civil & Structural 2018

PolyU has been ranked the 10th best institution globally and 1st in Hong Kong in the Civil and Structural Engineering discipline.

QS RankingUniversityOverallAcademic ReputationEmployer ReputationCitations Per PaperH-index Citations

1

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

95.1

100

98.1

91.1

80.1

2

University of Cambridge

92

92.8

97.9

91.1

79

3

Imperial College London

91.6

94.5

91

90.9

85.9

4

Delft University of Technology

89.8

96.6

85.1

82.1

88.5

5

Tsinghua University

89.7

86.3

93.3

86.8

94.7

6

National University of Singapore (NUS)

89.5

88.8

90.6

91.9

86.8

7

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

89.2

98.5

78.8

90

84.1

8

Stanford University

88.3

93.5

93.6

82.9

69.1

9

Politecnico di Milano

86.7

81.9

91.6

88.7

87.7

10

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

86.6

83.9

79.2

94.9

100

Recent Major Research Grants Obtained

Theme-based Research Scheme

Theme-based Research Scheme 2018/19 (Eighth Round)

Project Title:

Sustainable Marine Infrastructure Enabled by the Innovative Use of Seawater Sea-Sand Concrete and Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composites

Approved Budget:

HK$52.463 million

Project Coordinator:

Prof. Teng Jin-Guang

Co-PI:

Prof. Ni Yiqing (CEE)

Prof. Poon Chi-sun (CEE)

Prof. Zhou Limin (ME)

Prof. Christopher K.Y. Leung (HKUST)

Prof. Sun Tong (University of London)

Prof. Li Zongjin (University of Macau)

Dr Florence Sanchez (Vanderbilt University, USA)

Mr. Wang Sheng-Nian (CCCC Fourth Harbour Engineering Institute Co Ltd., China)

                                  

Theme-based Research Scheme 2017/18 (Seventh Round)

Project Title:

Photochemical air pollution in highly urbanized subtropical regions: from micro environments to urban-terrestrial-oceanic interactions

Approved Budget:

HK$33.333 million

Project Coordinator:

Prof. Wang Tao

Co-PI: 

Prof. Lee Shun-cheng (CEE)

Prof. Guo Hai (CEE)

Dr Wang Zhe (CEE)

Prof. Alexis Lau Kai-hon (HKUST)

Dr Ho Kin-fai (CUHK)

Dr Liu Chun-ho (HKU)

Prof. Guy Brasseur (Max Planck Institute)

Dr Peter Louie (HKSAR Government Environment Protection Department (EDP) 

Prof. Wang Xinming (Chinese Academy of Sciences)

               

Collaborative Research Fund

Collaborative Research Fund 2015/16 (Equipment Proposals)

Project Title:

Thermal Desorption Aerosol Gas Chromatograph and Time of Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometer for research on airborne particles and their impact on health and the environment

Approved Budget:

HK$4.258 million

Project Coordinator:

Prof. Guo Hai

Co-PI: 

Prof. Li Xiangdong (CEE)

Prof. Chan Chak K (CityU)

Dr Chan Man Nin (CUHK)

Dr Ho Kin-fai (CUHK)

Dr Ning Zhi (CityU)

Dr Tian Linwei (HKU)

Prof. Yu Jian Zhen (HKUST)

 

ANR/RGC Joint Research Scheme

ANR/RGC Joint Research Scheme 2016/17

Project Title:

Impact of Air-Sea Exchanges on Air Quality in Coastal Megacities

Approved Budget:

HK$2.5 million

Hong Kong PI:

Prof. Wang Tao

French PI (Institution): 

Dr George Christian (The National Centre for Scientific Research)

 

 

EC/RGC Collaboration Scheme

EC/RGC Collaboration Scheme 2017/18

Project Title:

Holistic Investigation of Fate and Behaviour of Emerging Contaminants in Complex Environmental Matrices

Approved Budget:

HK$1.99 million

Hong Kong PI:

Dr Tsang Daniel Chiu-wa

European PI:   

Prof. Harrad Stuart (University of Birmingham)

                            

EC/RGC Collaboration Scheme 2016/17

Project Title:

Development of New Integrated Porous Pavement Systems and Implementation of Urban Nature Labs (UNaLab) Demonstration Projects in Hong Kong

Approved Budget:

HK$2.5 million

Hong Kong PI:

Dr Wang Yuhong

European PI:   

Prof. Airaksinen Mimu (Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy)

                               

NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme

NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme 2017/18

Project Title:

Study on the Mechanism and Application of Energy Transfer in the Nonlinear Self-excited System for 10 MW Level Wind Turbine System

Approved Budget:

HK$0.948 million

Hong Kong PI:       

Dr Zhu Songye

Mainland PI:

Dr Ke Shitang (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics)

         

NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme 2016/17

(1) Project Title:

Experimental and Numerical Studies on Geomechanics of Methane Hydrate-bearing Sediments in South China Sea During Gas Production

Approved Budget:

HK$0.9 million

Hong Kong PI:

Dr Leung Yat-fai

Mainland PI:

Dr Li Dong-liang (Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion (GIEC), Chinese Academy of Sciences)

             

(2) Project Title:

Square Concrete-Filled Steel Tubular Columns with Internal High-Strength Steel Confinement

Approved Budget:

HK$1.1 million

Hong Kong PI:

Prof. Teng Jin-guang

Mainland PI:

Prof. Feng Peng (Tsinghua University)

                                   

Environment and Conservation Fund

ECF 2017-18

Project Title:

Enhancing Water Resilience with Blue-Green Infrastructure: A Pilot-scale Study on Bioretention Systems for Stormwater Harvesting in New Development Areas

Approved Budget:

HK$2.459 million

Hong Kong PI:

Dr Tsang Daniel Chiu-wa

 

Innovation and Technology Fund

Funding Scheme:          ITF-ITSP-Tier 2 (2017-18)

Project Title:    

Cementless Production of Lightweight Aggregates from Incineration Bottom Ash (IBA) and Concrete Slurry Waste (CSW)

Approved Budget:

HK$2.09 million

Hong Kong PI:

Prof. Poon Chi-sun

Funding Scheme:          ITF-ITSP-Tier 3 (2017-18)

Project Title:

Research and Development on Geopolymer Cement-based 3D Printing Technology for Modern Building Industry

Approved Budget:

HK$1.97 million

Hong Kong PI:

Prof. Dai Jian-guo

Funding Scheme:          ITF – UIM

Project Title:

New Solvent-Based Biorefinery Techniques to Extract Lignin from Timber Wastes for High Titer Biofuel Production

Approved Budget:

HK$1.99 million

Hong Kong PI:

Dr Leu Shao Yuan

 

Major China Grants

Funding Scheme:          China Science and Technology Exchange Centre 2018

Project Title:

Structural Design of Quality Chinese Steel Material to Eurocode 3: Design of Steel Structures

Approved Budget:

HK$1.24 million

PI:

Prof. Chung Kwok Fai

                       

Funding Scheme:          China Science and Technology Exchange Centre 2018

Project Title:

Condition Monitoring and intelligent Data Analysis Techniques for Operation and Maintenance Strategies of High-Speed Rail infrastructure System

Approved Budget:

HK$1.23 million

PI:

Prof. Ni Yiqing

 

Funding Scheme:          NSFC (重大研究計畫-重點支持專案)

Project Title:

大氣活性鹵素化合物反應機制及其對大氣氧化性和二次污染物的影響

Approved Budget:

HK$1.226 million

PI:

Dr Wang Zhe

  

Funding Scheme:          科技部2017年重點研發計畫-“大氣污染成因與控制技術研究”重點專案

Project Title:    

有毒有害大氣污染物環境風險管理體系研究

課題1:有毒有害大氣污染物的區域觀測與來源識別

Approved Budget:           

HK$5.4 million

PI:       

Prof. Guo Hai

           

Funding Scheme:          科技部2017年重點研發計畫-“綠色建築及建築工業化”重點專案

Project Title:

高性能纖維增強複合材料與新型結構關鍵技術研究與應用

課題4:工業標準化纖維增強複合材料纏繞管構件及其新型機構體系研究

Approved Budget:

HK$3 million

PI:

Prof. Teng Jin-Guang

Recent Selected Contract Research (2017-18)

Project Manager

Customer Name

Project Name

Prof. Lam Hing Keung William

Autotoll Limited

JTISK Updating Works - Relocation of H3 for CWB Commissioning

Dr Leng Zhen

Highways Department, HKSAR

Collaboration Study on the Use of Rubberized Bituminous Pavement Materials in Hong Kong Road Network

Dr Zhu Songye

Hospital Authority

Provision of Consultancy Service for Need, Assessment and Acceptance of Vibration Tables / Platforms for the Redevelopment Project of New Block (Phase I) in Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong West Cluster, Hospital Authority

Prof. Poon Chi Sun

Hong Kong Housing Authority

Consultancy Services for Reviewing the Investigation Reports and Proposed Corrective Actions by Panel Wall Supplies for Non-loadbearing Fire Partition Production

Dr Tsang Chiu Wa

AECOM Asia Co. Ltd.

Application of Sediment Treatment Technologies for Beneficial Reuse and Handling of Sediment and the Integrated Use of Confined Disposal Facilities (CDFs) in Future Reclamation Projects in Hong Kong - Feasibility Study

Prof. Lee Shun Cheng

Drainage Services Department

Odour Survey for Revitalization of Tsui Ping River

Dr Leng Zhen

Environmental Protection Department, HKSAR

Provision of Service for Measuring the Tyre/Road Service Noise in Hong Kong

Prof. Lam Hing Keung William

Hong Kong Police Force

Provision of Road Management and Road Safety Course for RMO (Road Management Office) to Police Driving & Traffic Training Centre

Prof. Yin Jian Hua

Fugro Geotechnical Services Ltd.

Large-size Rowe Cell Tests

Prof. Chan Siu Lai

New World Construction Co. Ltd.

Investigation for Collapse of Scaffolds at a Construction Site in Tai Wai

Dr Lee Po Heng

Kingsford Environmental (H.K.) Ltd.

Provision of Professional Services for Bench-scale Lab Testing and Sampling & Testing for Maximum Nitrifier Growth Rate