Ir Dr. S.K. Lai
BEng, PhD, RPE, CEng, CPEng, NER, MHKIE, MIMechE, MIEAust
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tel: (852) 2766 6060



The Hong Kong Polytechnic University invites expressions of interest from graduates with evidence of academic excellence and research ability. The scheme aims to recruit outstanding graduates, irrespective of country of origin, prior work experience and ethnic background, and will provide a 3-year tuition scholarship, a monthly stipend of HK$27,100 and Conference and Research related travel allowance of HK$13,600 per year for awardees.

We are looking for students intending to pursue Ph.D degree at PolyU. The applicants should have satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS scores, preferably with a master degree in civil or mechanical engineering or other related fields. A 3-year studentship will be offered to successful candidates.

Research Assistant/Associate/Fellow positions are now available. Successful applicants will work on the following topics: (1) Energy Harvesting, (2) Structural Dynamics, (3) Topology Optimization, and (4) Smart Materials and Structures. Applicants are expected to have a good Bachelor/Master/PhD degree in structural engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics or other related areas.


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