e-Bulletin issue 81/July 2017
CEE Academic Wins Coveted Funding for Theme-based Research

In the 2017/18 Theme-based Research Scheme administered by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), Prof. Tao Wang of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) was awarded more than HK$33 million for his collaborative project that has developing a sustainable environment as a theme.

Research Achievements/ Activities
Results of RGC Competitive Funding Schemes 2017/18

The 2017/18 application results for the RGC General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Scheme (ECS) were announced on 30 June 2017.

FCE Dean¡¦s Awards 2017

The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) is pleased that a number of its academics have been selected for the annual Dean¡¦s Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the respective categories of Highly-cited Papers, Research Funding, and Technology Transfer.

HK Scholars Programme 2017

6 academics from the Faculty of Construction and Environment have been selected by the Hong Kong Scholars Programme (HKSP) 2017 to engage a mainland scholar as a Postdoctoral Fellow in their research projects.

  Exploring the Potential of Solar Energy

The research of Dr Charles Wong of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) was mentioned in a recent news article exploring the potential use of solar energy in Hong Kong.

Events Reports

  Visit to Kazakhstan

Prof. Xiaoli Ding, Associate Dean (Partnership) of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE), joined recently a university delegation to visit the Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan.

  FCE Hosts Visitors from Ministry of Transportation, Harbin Institute of Technology, and Tongji University, China

On 17 and 18 July 2017, a delegation from the Ministry of Transportation, the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), and Tongji University, China, visited the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE).

  Visit to Lanzhou University

From 15 to 20 July 2017, Prof. Hai Guo of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and his research group visited the Lanzhou University in China at the invitation of Profs. Jianmin Ma and Hong Gao of the College of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Staff News
Staff Promotions
New Academic Staff

Student News
BSE Student Shines in National Competition

Entry Scholarships for Outstanding FCE Applicants


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 10 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
Recruitment Drive of PolyU CIBSC
Brief Introduction: As a student-run organization in building and construction, the PolyU CIB Student Chapter welcomes all research and post-graduate students from the Faculty of Construction and Environment to become a member. Membership applications are accepted all year round.
Website: http://cibsc.bre.polyu.edu.hk/
AIOB Awards 2017
The Asian Institute of Building (AIOB) is currently accepting nominations for the AIOB Awards 2017, which celebrate excellence among professional site contractors in Asia.
Deadline for nomination: 10 August 2017
Details: http://www.aiobawards2017.org/edm/edm2.html
RISUD Annual International Symposium on ¡§New Frontiers in Urban Development¡¨ (RAIS 2017)
Date: 24-25 August 2017
Venue: PolyU
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/risud/RAIS2017/
23rd Congregation and Faculty Prize Presentation Ceremony
Date: 31 October and 1 November 2017
Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
1st International Congress on Earth Sciences
Date: 15-18 November 2017
Venue: Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Details: http://fos.ubd.edu.bn/foscon
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