e-Bulletin issue 114/April 2020
HK PhD Fellowship Scheme 2020/21

PolyU was awarded 29 HK PhD Fellowships for 2020/21, a testimony of its strong research programmes.

Awards & Achievements

Accolades for Distinguished Chair Professor of CEE

Prof. Yozo Fujino, a Distinguished Chair Professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), was awarded the 2020 ASCE George W. Housner Structural Control and Monitoring Medal for “pioneering research in the development and implementation of structural monitoring and control systems in large-scale structures, as well as for commitment to developing innovative education programs for students.”

BSE Scholar to Receive Proulx Early Career Award

The International Association of Fire Safety Science (IAFSS) has chosen Dr Xinyan Huang of the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE) for its 2020 Proulx Early Career Award in recognition of his research contributions to fire safety science.

Teaching Development Grants for FCE Colleagues

The Learning and Teaching Committee of PolyU has approved funding for the following teaching development projects for the 2019-22 triennium.

Funding for MOOC to Introduce Fire Safety Engineering

The Advisory Committee on eLearning of PolyU has approved $440,000 for Prof. Asif Usmani, Head of the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE), to develop a massive open online course (MOOC) introducing fire safety engineering to practitioners in the field.

Research Activities
LSGI Scholars Develop System to Monitor SO2 Emission

A UV-based system to monitor the concentration of sulphur dioxide (SO2) from ship emission has been developed by Prof. Zhi-lin Li and Dr Charles Wong of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI).

FCE Projects of Strategic Importance Scheme

The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) has approved funding for the following projects of strategic importance.

FCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme

The following postdoctoral fellows have been supported by the FCE Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme.

Staff News
BRE Scholar Appointed to Task Force on Subdivided Units
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- 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
The Greater Bay Area STEM Excellence Award 2020
Application deadline: 30 April 2020
Registration: https://bit.ly/2IDLb2Y
Details: 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
Alexandre Yersin Excellence Scholarship 2020
Application Deadline: 17 May 2020
Details: https://hongkong.consulfrance.org/Alexandre-Yersin-Scholarship-Master-all-disciplines-Call-for-applications-2020
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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