e-Bulletin issue 115/May 2020
CEE Scholar Coauthored Article in Nature Sustainability

Nature Sustainability has published an article coauthored by Dr Peng Wang of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and 4 of his former colleagues at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.

Research Activities/ Achievements

Research and Teaching Awards for Young LSGI Scholar

Dr Wai Yeung Yan of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) has received a Bronze Medal Award from the Canadian Remote Sensing Society in recognition of his early career research achievement in remote sensing in Canada, particularly with respect to his contributions in airborne LiDAR data correction, normalization and classification.

Staff News
Head of LSGI to Lead SCRI
Prof. Shi
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

*Programmes that are closed now will begin accepting applications for 2021/22 in late September.

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
PolyU Online JUPAS Consultation Day
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Venue: online
Registration: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/conday/
Registration deadline: 26 May 2020
PASS Belt and Road Initiative Workshop Series (#10) - McDonaldization of Modular Building Systems in Ghana - Exposing the Beauty of Modularity, Modularization, and Standardization
Date: 30 May 2020
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Venue: Online (weblink will be sent to registered participants)
Registration: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/mysurvey/index.php/339896?lang=en
Details: Please click here
PASS Belt and Road Initiative Workshop Series (#11) - Financing Projects under the Belt and Road Initiative
Date: 13 June 2020
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Venue: Online (weblink will be sent to registered participants)
Registration: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/mysurvey/index.php/652472?
Details: Please click here
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/
RICS Annual Dinner and Awards Hong Kong Presentation Ceremony 2020
Date: postponed to 9 September 2020
Venue: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Details: Please click here
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