e-Bulletin issue 111/January 2020
Research Impact Fund 2019/20

PolyU has been awarded about 45% of the Research Impact Fund 2019/20, the largest share among the local universities.

Research Achievements
FCE Recipients of RGC Grants Congratulated by VPRD

The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) is pleased that 8 of its academics have been exceptionally successful in their applications for the General Research Fund (GRF) from the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC) over the past a few years.

Recognition for System Developed by Construction Health and Safety Research Group

A licensed technology of an early heat-stress warning system that was developed by the Construction Health and Safety Research Group of PolyU and incorporated into SmartWorks, an end-to-end solution provided by Smartone Mobile Communications Ltd. to promote and manage worksite safety, has won the 1st Prize of the CIC Construction Innovation Award 2019 in the category of Construction Safety.

Event Report

  NSFC Workshop

On 22 January 2020, a workshop on strategies for applying for research funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) was held in the Faculty.

Staff News
BSE Scholar Elected VP of CIE
Dr Minchen Wei
LSGI Scholar Elected to HK Meteorological Society
Dr George Liu
Alumni News
Donations to Benefit FCE Students
Invitation for Programme Admission 2020/21

Applications from both local and international students are invited for the following programmes.

Undergraduate Programmes
BSc(Hons) in Building Engineering and Management 建築工程及管理學(榮譽)理學士學位
BSc(Hons) in Property Management 物業管理學(榮譽)理學士學位
BSc(Hons) in Surveying 地產及建設測量學(榮譽)理學士學位
BEng(Hons) in Building Services Engineering 屋宇設備工程學(榮譽)工學士學位
BEng(Hons) in Civil Engineering 土木工程學(榮譽)工學士學位
BEng(Hons) in Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development 環境工程與可持續發展學(榮譽)工學士學位
BSc(Hons) in Environmental and Occupational Safety and Health 環境及職業安全與健康(榮譽)理學士學位 (Top-up Degree Programme)
BEng(Hons) in Structural and Fire Safety Engineering 結構及消防安全工程學(榮譽)工學士學位
BSc(Hons) in Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics 土地測量及地理資訊學(榮譽)理學士學位

Master of Science (MSc)/ Postgraduate Diploma (PgD)
Building Services Engineering 屋宇設備工程學
Civil Engineering 土木工程學
Construction and Real Estate 建築及房地產學
Construction Law and Dispute Resolution 建築法及爭議解決學
Environmental Management and Engineering 環境管理及工程學
Facility Management 設施管理
Fire and Safety Engineering 消防及安全工程學
Geomatics (Geographic Information Systems) 測繪及地理資訊學(地理資訊)
Geomatics (Surveying) 測繪及地理資訊學(測量)
High Performance Buildings 高效能建築
Project Management 項目管理
Sustainable Urban Development 可持續城市發展學
Urban Informatics and Smart Cities城市信息學及智慧城市

For details, please visit:
Undergraduate programmes- https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/study-at-fce/undergraduate-programmes
MSc/ PgD programmes and 2020/21 Entry Scholarships- https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/study-at-fce/taught-postgraduate-programmes
For PolyU’s e-Prospectus, please visit https://www.polyu.edu.hk/study

New Doctoral Programme at PolyU and its Outpost in Hangzhou
Doctor of International Real Estate and Construction 國際房地產及建築博士 (subject to approval)
For details, see http://www51.polyu.edu.hk/eprospectus/tpg


Forthcoming Events
CIC BIM Competition 2020
Details: please click here
Registration: https://www.cic.hk/eform/BIMCompetition2020Student/regform.aspx
HKIS Heritage Competition
Details: please click here
Registration: http://form.redasia.com.hk/heritagecompetition
Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) Property & Facility Management Division (PFMD) Bi-Annual Conference 2020
Date: 13 March 2020
Venue: Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East Ballroom, 1/F, Crowne Plaza, Tower 5, No. 3 Tong Tak Street, Tseung Kwan O
Details: https://www.hkis.org.hk/en/professional_cpd2.html?id=4859
World Green Organization – Social Innovation Inventor – Competition for Innovation Design
Application Deadline: 30 March 2020
Details: https://thewgo.org/website/chi/inventor2019-2020-intro/
RICS Hong Kong Annual Conference 2020
(details to be announced)
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