e-Bulletin issue 74/December 2016
Signing a collaboration agreement
International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures 2016

The International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures was held on 6 December 2016.


Research Achievements/ Activities
Research Advances in High Speed Rail Facilitate its Export

High speed rail technology is a contemporary focus for land transportation worldwide, bringing enormous conveniences for billions of people.

  China Hi-Tech Fair 2016

A team of researchers from the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE) has received an Excellent Product Award at the China Hi-Tech Fair 2016 held from 16 to 21 November in Shenzhen.

  Merit Award for CEE Academic

In the Building Products and Technologies Category of the Green Building Award 2016, Prof. Chi-Sun Poon, Associate Head (Research Development) of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE), received a Merit Award for maximizing the use of waste glass in cement-based construction materials.

Events Reports

  Education Road Shows in Malaysia

From 13 to 17 December 2016, some PolyU representatives visited Malaysia to promote the university on the Further Study Interactive Education Road Shows.

Staff News
New Academic Staff

Student News
OSH Best Project Award 2016

CIOB(HK) Outstanding Student Award for BRE Graduate

Programme Admission
Invitation for Programme Admission 2017/18
Applications are now invited for the following taught postgraduate programmes.
For details, please visit https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/postgrad-scheme/acad.html

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

For programme details, please visit https://www.polyu.edu.hk/study

Faculty Public Lecture
The Faculty of Construction and Environment was honoured to have the following speaker giving lecture at FCE:

Scientia Prof. Deo Prasad AO
FCE Public Lecture
"Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Cities – a collaborative model for Impact"

Date: 15 December 2016 (Thursday) (Details)


Scientia Prof. Deo Prasad AO
Professor, Faculty of Built Environment, University of New South Wales, Australia
CEO of the Low Carbon Living CRC (Cooperative Research Centres) Australia
Forthcoming Events
Information Seminar on Postgraduate Scheme in Construction and Environment
Date: 14 January 2017
Time: 2:30 – 4:00pm
Venue: Y305, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
International Youth Competition – World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 HK
Date: 5-7 June 2017
Details: http://www.wsbe17hongkong.hk/iyc
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