Principal Investigators

Project Title Principal Investigators
Duration
(months)
Work Theme A Sustainable infrastructure development
A1 Atmospheric corrosivity on infrastructure development
a) Atmospheric corrosivity of exposed structural steelwork K. F. Chung (CEE)
36
A2 Localized corrosion in galvanized steel reinforcements in reinforced concrete structures
a) Corrosion mechanism of steel bars in nano-modified cement-based materiasl C.S. Poon(CEE)
12
Work Theme B Structural engineering on modern steel construction
B1 Effective use of high performance steel materials – Q690 ~ Q960
a) Effective high strength steel construction for sustainable infrastructure development in Hong Kong K. F. Chung (CEE),H. C. Ho (CEE)
36
b) Cyclic deformation characteristics of high strength steels K. F. Chung (CEE),H. C. Ho (CEE)
36
c) Welding technology for high strength steels in construction K.F. Chung (CEE),W.H. Wu(CNERC)
36
B2 Application of high performance steel materials Q690 to Q960 in construction
a) Hysteretic behaviour of high strength S690 steels and their welded sections K. F. Chung(CEE), H.C. Ho(CEE)
24
b) Structural behaviour of high performance steel structures in seismic areas T. M. Chan (CEE)
36
c) Seismic performance of smart energy dissipation systems C. H. Yam (BRE)
36
d) Investigation on application of high strength steel H-sections in foundations Y.F. Leung (CEE)
12
B3 International practice on engineering design and management
a) Towards Building Information Modeling for logistics uncertainty management in modular integrated construction of high-rise buildings P. C. Chan (BRE)
18
b) Design and construction of foundations of high-rise residential buildings in Hong Kong K.F. Chung(CEE), Y.W. Mak(CNERC)
18
c) Seismic performance of smart energy dissipation systems K.F. Chung(CEE), Y.W. Mak(CNERC)
18
B4 International visibility of Chinese Steel Construction Industry
International conferences and symposia on advanced structural engineering in modern steel construction, and annual seminars K. F. Chung(CEE),C.H. Yam(BRE)
36

 

Project Title Principal Investigators
Duration
(months)
Optimum Construction Procedure, Sequence, and Assembly of MiC Modules T. Zayed (BRE)
12
Collapse Analysis of Plasco Building Using OpenSEES Asif Usmani (BSE)
12
Self-cleaning Eco-friendly Advanced Coating for Steel Corrosion Prevention in Marine Infrastructures J. G. Dai (CEE)
12
Seismic Performance and Resilience of Steel Buildings by Using High Strength Steel Y. Dong (CEE)
12
Relocatable Housing by Modular Integrated Construction Calvin Luk (DISI)
12
To Develop Artificial Neural Network Based Automated Welding Defect Classification Methodology H. W. Wai (IC)
12
Microstructure Control and Property Optimization of High-strength Weldable Steels Strengthened by Nanoparticles for Construction Applications Z. B. Jiao (ME)
12
Adaptive Visuo-Motor Models for Robotic Welding in Uncertain Construction Environments David Navarro-Alarcon (ME)
12

About Us

CNERCEstablishment of the Chinese National Engineering Research Centre for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was approved by the State Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), People’s Republic of China on 12th October 2015.

Contact Information

Address:
Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Steel Construction (Hong Kong Branch)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Phase 8,
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Phone: (852) 3400-8451

Email: cnerc.steel@polyu.edu.hk