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Opportunities

Applicants are invited to contact the project leader / potential supervisor by email for further information.

 
Qualification Requirement
Post Requirement
Research Fellow A doctoral degree in a related discipline with at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience or equivalent qualifications and experience.
Postdoctoral Fellow A doctoral degree or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline and must have no more than 5 years of post‐qualification experience at the time of application.
Research Associate A master’s degree or a good honours degree in a related discipline with 3 or more years of research/relevant work experience.
Research Assistant An honours degree or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline.
PhD student Admission Requirement

 

Environmental Engineering Unit

Project Leader Posts available Research Area Additional requirements Contact Email
Dr LEU Shao-yuan Ben Research Fellow /
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate / Research Assistant /
PhD Student

 
  • Biological treatment
  • Lignocellulosic biomass
  • Biorefinery
  • Ph.D./M.S./B.S. Major in Engineering, Nature Science, or Chemistry (part-time offer may be considered to B.S. or M.S. students)  
syleu@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. POON Chi-sun Research Fellow /
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate / Research Assistant /
PhD Student
  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Concrete technology
  • Waste management
  • PhD/MSc in the construction materials, cement and concrete or environmental science
cecspoon@polyu.edu.hk
Dr SZE Nang-ngai Tony Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate / 
Research Assistant /
PhD Student

 
  • Traffic safety
  • Statistical model
  • Driving simulator study
  • Travel behaviour
  • Transport policy
  • Knowledge or experience in GIS is desired
tony.nn.sze@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. TSANG Chiu-wa Daniel Research Fellow /
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate / Research Assistant /
PhD Student
  • Resources Engineering towards Carbon Neutrality
  • Sustainable Waste Management
  • Environmental Remediation of Contaminated Land
  • N/A
dan.tsang@polyu.edu.hk
 

 

Geotechnical Engineering Unit

Project Leader Posts available Research Area Additional requirements Contact Email
Dr. CHEN Wenbo
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate /
Research Assistant /
PhD Student
 
  • Macro- and Micro- Characterization of Geomaterials
  • Mechanical-chemical Treatment of Soil Soils
  • Application of new materials and techniques in Geotechnical Engineering
  • PhD/MSc/BEng in Geotechnical/ Civil Engineering
wb.chen@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LEUNG Yat-fai Andy
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Assistant /
PhD Student
 
  • Interaction between Foundation and Superstructure
  • Optical Fibre Strain Sensing
  • Spatial Variability of Soil Properties
  • N/A
andy.yf.leung@polyu.edu.hk
Dr TAN Dao-yuan Andy /
Prof. YIN Jian-hua
Research Associate /
Research Assistant /
  • Development and application of optic fiber sensing technology
  • Smart monitoring for geotechnical structure
 
  • PhD/MSc in the Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, and Engineering Geology
dytan@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. YIN Jian-hua
Research Fellow /
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate /
Research Assistant /
PhD Student
  • Testing Study and Constitutive Modelling of Behaviour of Soils and Soft Soil Improvement
  • Smart Monitoring of Geotechnical Structures Using Optical Fibre Sensors
  • Analyses of Consolidation Settlements and Geotechnical Structures
  • PhD/MSc/BEng in Geotechnical/ Civil Engineering or a Degree in Sensor Design and Manufacturing  
cejhyin@polyu.edu.hk
 

Hydraulic Engineering Unit

Project Leader Posts available Research Area Additional requirements Contact Email
Dr KERAMAT Alireza
PhD Student
  • Statistical Analysis and Signal Processing
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Defect Detection
  • Haemodynamics
  • Numerical Methods
  • N/A
alireza.keramat@polyu.edu.hk
 

Structural Engineering Unit

Project Leader Posts available Research Area Additional requirements Contact Email
Dr LIU Siwei
Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Steel Structures
  • Cold-formed Steel Structures
  • Second-order Direct Analysis
  • PhD in Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong knowledge in Mathematics, Finite Element Method and Numerical Analysis
si-wei.liu@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LIU Siwei PhD Student
  • Computational Structural Mechanics
 
  • With a Master degree in Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Strong knowledge in Mathematics, Finite Element Method and Numerical Analysis
  • Programming skills with Python, NumPy and PyQT
  • Experience of software development is preferred
si-wei.liu@polyu.edu.hk
 

Transportation & Construction Unit

Project Leader Posts available Research Area Additional requirements Contact Email
Prof. CHEN Anthony
Research Fellow /
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate /
Research Assistant /
  • Integrated Strategic and Operational Planning for the Urban Transportation-Electricity Megasystem
  • Transportation systems modelling
  • Energy systems modelling
  • Optimization methods
  • Computing skills
anthony.chen@polyu.edu.hk
Prof. LAM Hing-keung William
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate /
Research Assistant /
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Relevant research experience in developing solution algorithms for ITS, data mining and machine learning models in ITS
william.lam@polyu.edu.hk
Dr LENG Zhen
Research Fellow /
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate /
Research Assistant /
PhD Student
  • Sustainable Pavement Materials and Technologies
  • Nondestructive Evaluation of Infrastructure
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Candidates with relevant background on civil engineering, polymer materials, chemistry, environment, and nondestructive testing are welcome.
zhen.leng@polyu.edu.hk
Dr MA Wei
Postdoctoral Fellow /
Research Associate /
Research Assistant /
PhD Student
  • Data-driven Modeling and Optimization
  • Machine Learning and Data Mining
  • Large-scale Dynamic Traffic Modeling
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Urban Computing
  • Smart Cities
  • Familiar with at least one programming language
  • Have solid math, optimization, transportation, data mining, or machine learning backgrounds
wei.w.ma@polyu.edu.hk

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