e-Bulletin issue 76/February 2017
At the award ceremony
Outstanding Professional Services Awards 2016

On 14 February 2017, a ceremony for the Outstanding Professional Services Awards 2016 was held.


Research Achievements/ Activities

  CRF Seminar

On 7 February 2017, about 30 scholars gathered for a research seminar on the development of design methodologies for the improvement of wind and thermal comfort in the urban environment.

  Highly Commended Award for CEE Researchers

A research team led by Dr Songye Zhu from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) has won a Highly Commended Award in the Digital Innovation category from the International Innovation & Research Awards 2016 organized by the Chartered Institute of Building (UK).

  Training Course for HyD Staff

A training course for staff of the Bridges and Structures Division of the Hong Kong Highways Department (HyD) was recently held.

  Joint Research Advocates Potential of Solar Energy

Two joint studies for public policy research by Dr Charles Wong of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) and Dr Lin Lu of the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE) have found that about 75% of buildings’ rooftops in Hong Kong were suitable for implementing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

  New Book Co-authored by BRE Academic

Dr Daniel Chan, Associate Head (Teaching and Learning) of the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE), has co-authored a new book entitled Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction: Principles, Practices, and Case Studies.

Events Reports

  1st Lecture in Series to Celebrate PolyU’s 80th Anniversary

The first lecture of the FCE lecture series to celebrate the 80th anniversary of PolyU was held on 21 February 2017, with about 120 people in attendance.

  FCE Hosts Visitors from Kazakhstan

2 visitors from the National School of Physics and Math (Astana city branch) in Kazakhstan came to the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) on 27 February 2017.

  Briefing Session on Selection of Major

Students studying the Broad Discipline of Construction and Environment (BDCE) attended a briefing for choosing a major on 10 February 2017.

New release
New Edition of FCE Research Brochure

Staff News
BRE Visiting Scholar Wins National Funding for Major Projects

Student News
Outstanding Student Awards 2016

FCE Students Receive HKHS Awards

BIM Competition 2016

Voyage of Discovery for BRE Student

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- http://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


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: http://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 “Technologies of Space and Place”
Speaker: Professor Michael Goodchild
Date: 8 March 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Venue: Y301, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
FCE Distinguished Lecture on “Integrating Fire Safety into Modern Building Design”
Speaker: Professor Jose L. Torero
Date: 17 March 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Venue: TU201, 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: http://www.polyu.edu.hk/summerschool/application.php
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