e-Bulletin issue 113/March 2020
Most Outstanding PolyU Student Award 2019

Miss Ching Tung Ip, a full-time final-year student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), has won the prestigious Most Outstanding PolyU Student Award 2019.

Endowed Professorships for FCE

The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) is pleased that 2 of its academics have been rewarded with endowed professorships for their outstanding academic and research achievements.

Research Achievements/Activities
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2020, the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) has one discipline in the top 20.

CEE Academics Awarded Funding for Research on Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge

A team of researchers from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) was awarded RMB 3.74 million from the National Key Technologies R&D Programme of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) for a large-scale research project entitled “Technology integration and application for smart operation of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge.”

FCE Matching Fund for External Competitive Research Grants

4 academics of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) have been awarded FCE Matching Funding for external competitive grants.

FCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

Dr Zhenyu Yin of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) has received funding from the FCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme to engage Dr Jie Yang in a project entitled “Coupled Hydro-mechanical Modeling of Suffusion in Gap-graded Cohesionless Soils.”

FCE One-Year Top-up Studentship Scheme

A PhD candidate in the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE), Zhe Song, has been supported by the FCE one-year top-up studentship scheme for admission to a 3-year PhD programme.

Alumni News
CEE Alumnus Elected VP of PolyU Alumni Association
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 - Probing the Future Prospects of Construction Industry in Sri Lanka under the Belt and Road Initiative
Date: 2 April 2020
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Venue: Online (Microsoft Teams)
Registration: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/mysurvey/index.php/699389?lang=en
Details: Please click here
The Greater Bay Area STEM Excellence Award 2020
Application deadline: 30 April 2020
Registration: https://bit.ly/2IDLb2Y
Details of the competition: http://www.hknetea.org
Chun Wo Innovation Student Awards (CWISA) 2020
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020
Poster: Please click here
Details: https://www.cwisa.com/en/index.html
Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) Property & Facility Management Division (PFMD) Bi-Annual Conference 2020
Date: 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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