PhD Study

Our CNERC offers various opportunities to high caliber graduates to carry out high level research study for 3 years, including:

1. Hong Kong PhD Fellowship
2. CNERC PhD Studentship
Application will be considered throughout the year.

Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme

Established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong in 2009, the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS) aims at attracting the best and brightest students in the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong's universities.

CNERC invites expressions of interest from graduates, irrespective of country of origin and ethnic background, with evidence of academic excellence, research ability and potential, and good communication, interpersonal and leadership abilities for full-time PhD study in Hong Kong within the HKPFS. Interested applicants may contact the potential supervisor as shown below for further information.

For application procedures and other useful information, please refer to the PolyU HKPFS Promotional Website: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/ro/hkphd-fellowship/

 

CNERC PhD Studentship

In addition to the HKPFS, with funding support from PolyU and ITC, our CNERC offers CNERC PhD Studentship to let students to pursuit research in modern steel construction technology.

Interested students, please send your CV indicating your research interest together with academic credentials and research proposals to your potential Supervisor as below.

Supervisor Research Area Email
Prof. K. F. Chung · Material characterisations of high strength steel materials
· Welded connections with high strength steel materials
· Ductile metal fracture of high performance steels
· High performance composite columns in super high-rise MiC
· Hysteretic behaviour of high performance steels
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Prof. Michael Yam Bolted connections with high strength steel materials This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dr. T. M. Chan · Tubular connections with high strength steel materials
· Member response on high strength steel fabricated tubular sections
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Dr. Andy Leung Foundation engineering with high strength steel materials This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Meet our current PhD Students:
https://www.polyu.edu.hk/cnerc-steel/en/people/research-personnel/phd-students/

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