e-Bulletin issue 112/February 2020
LSGI Scholar’s Scientific Approach to Keep New Virus off Campus

As part of PolyU’s efforts to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, remote infrared body temperature measurement was implemented at various entrances of the university in early February 2020.

Research Achievements/Activities

  BSE Scholars Reap Rewards of Research

Prof. Lin Lu and Prof. Hongxing Yang of the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE) have received a 2019 Higher Education Excellent Research Results Award (second-class) in the category of science and technology from the Chinese Ministry of Education.

PROCORE France/ HK Joint Research Scheme 2019/20

Dr Zhenyu Yin, an associate professor from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), has been awarded funding from the PROCORE-France/ Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme to collaborate with Prof. Yu-Jun Cui of the Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech on a 2-year project entitled “Influence of Natural Deposition Plane Orientation on the Viscous Characteristics of Natural Clays: from Microstructural Investigation to Micromechanical Modelling.”

Large Equipment Fund

PolyU’s Areas of Excellence Committee (AoEC) has approved funding support of HK$9,503,840 from the Large Equipment Fund for Prof. Jianguo Dai of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE).

Funding of Projects of Strategic Importance

The Areas of Excellence Committee (AoEC) of PolyU has recently approved funding for the following 2 projects from FCE.

PolyU Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2019

The PolyU Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2019 has supported 6 academics in the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) to each engage a postdoc fellow (PDF) in their research for 2 years.

Joint Supervision Scheme with Chinese Mainland, Taiwan and Macao Universities 2019/20

To promote collaboration with overseas universities, a Joint Supervision Scheme with Chinese Mainland, Taiwan and Macao Universities was established several years ago.

Event Report
Taught Postgraduate Information Seminar Held Online

To promote taught postgraduate programmes of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) in spite of the coronavirus outbreak on the mainland and elsewhere, an information seminar was held online for the first time on 23 February 2020.

Staff News
CEE Scholar Appointed Associate Editor
Dr Peng Wang
Donation of Face Masks by CEE Scholar
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
PASS Belt and Road Initiative Workshop Series - Improving and Exporting Hong Kong Industrialized Construction Services under the Belt and Road Initiative
Date: 11 March 2020
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Venue: Online (Microsoft Teams)
Registration: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/mysurvey/index.php/496828?lang=en
Details: Please click here
World Green Organization – Social Innovation Inventor – Competition for Innovation Design
Application Deadline: 20 March 2020
Details: https://thewgo.org/website/chi/inventor2019-2020-intro/
Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) Property & Facility Management Division (PFMD) Bi-Annual Conference 2020
Date: postponed to 8 July 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
RICS Hong Kong Annual Conference 2020
Date: 10 July 2020
Venue: W Hotel, 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon Station, Hong Kong
Details: https://www.rics.org/en-hk/events/conferences-seminars/rics-hong-kong-annual-conference-2020/west%20kowloon%20station/20200710/
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