e-Bulletin issue 75/January 2017
Polyu
 
 
Structural Health Monitoring System Wins National Award

A mega-structure diagnostic and prognostic system for the Guangzhou New TV Tower has won a 2016 State Scientific and Technological Progress Award (second-class) for its developers.

 

Research Achievements/ Activities

  CEE Scholars Work With EPD on Noise-Reducing Paving Material

3 scholars from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) have been working with the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) of the Hong Kong government to test the feasibility of using a paving material made from recycled tires rubber asphalt to reduce traffic noise.

Events Reports

  HKIE Accreditation Visit

On 17 January 2017, an accreditation exercise was held by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) at the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE).


  RICS-University Annual Partnership Meeting

The Annual Partnership Meeting between the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and PolyU was held on 18 January 2017.


  Taught Postgraduate Info Day

An Info Day for the Postgraduate Scheme in Construction and Environment was held on 14 January 2017.


  Visit by Central University of Finance and Economics

A group of visitors led by Prof. Wenbin Li, Dean of the School of Management Science and Engineering and Professor in the Department of Real Estate Management at the Central University of Finance and Economics, visited the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) on 9 January 2017.


  Indian Construction Company Visits FCE

On 11 January 2017, a few representatives of AFCONS Infrastructure Limited, the third largest construction company in India, visited the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) to explore areas of mutual interest with respect to research and academic courses for staff development purposes.


  Visit to Brunei by LSGI

Representing the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-informatics, Prof. John Wenzhong Shi, Chair Professor and Head of Department, Dr Lilian Pun, Associate Head of Department and Dr Charles Wong, Higher Diploma Programme Leader, visited the Survey Department in Brunei and Brunei Institute of Geomatics on 9 January 2017.


  LSGI Visit to Singapore

Prof. John Wenzhong Shi, Chair Professor and Head of LSGI, Dr Lilian Pun, Associate Head, and Dr Bo Wu, MSc Programme Leader of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI), paid a visit to the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Singapore Land Authority, and the Singapore Polytechnic from 8 to 9 November 2016.

Staff News
BRE Academic Reappointed to CITB
 
RTHK Broadcasts Housing Views of BRE Academic
 
New Academic Staff

 
 
Student News
New Initiative for Service Learning by LSGI in Poverty-Stricken Hubei

 
 
Alumni News
Class of 1967 Visits BRE

Programme Admission
Invitation for Programme Admission 2017/18
Applications are now invited for the following undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes.

Undergraduate Programmes
Broad Discipline of Construction and Environment 建設及環境廣泛學科 #
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# *
BSc(Hons) in Geomatics (Land Surveying / Geo-Information Technology / Utility Management and Surveying) 測繪及地理資訊學(榮譽)理學士學位(土地測量 / 地理資訊 / 管線設施測繪與管理)


#not applicable for international applicants
*a top-up degree programme for Associate Degree and Higher Diploma Graduates



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 details, please visit:
Undergraduate programmes- https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/programmes_degree_sub-degree.html

Taught postgraduate programmes- https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/postgrad-scheme/acad.html

For PolyU’s e-Prospectus, please visit https://www.polyu.edu.hk/study

 
 
FCE DISTINGUISHED LECTURE AND DISTINGUISHED CHAIR PROFESSOR INAUGURAL LECTURE SERIES

In celebration of the 80th Anniversary of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) has launched the FCE Distinguished Lecture and Distinguished Chair Professor Inaugural Lecture Series. A total of ten lectures will be delivered in 2017 by distinguished scholars from different parts of the world and newly appointed Distinguished Chair Professors of PolyU. The lectures are generously sponsored by the FCE Alumni Associations. Details of the speakers are available at: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/events/80_lectures/

The date and topic of each lecture will be announced in due course.
To download the poster, please click here

Forthcoming Events
FCE Distinguished Chair Professor Inaugural Lecture on “Designing Buildings to Better Resist Progressive Collapse”
Date: 21 January 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Venue: HJ304, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
FCE Distinguished Chair Professor Inaugural Lecture on “Technologies of Space and Place”
Date: 8 March 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Venue: Y301, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Research Open Day 2017
Topic: Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development
Date: 25 March 2017
Venue: 2/F, Block Z, PolyU
International Youth Competition – World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017 HK
Date: 5-7 June 2017
Details: http://www.wsbe17hongkong.hk/iyc
International Summer School 2017
Dates: 10 June - 6 July and 15 July - 10 August
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/summerschool/application.php
 
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