e-Bulletin issue 82/August 2017
Polyu
 
 
HKJC Donation to Support Research on Risk Management of Urban Trees

A 3-year project to monitor and detect trees¡¦ rotations and tilt angles by means of Smart Sensing Technologies has been awarded HK$32.28 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.

Research Achievements
NSFC Research Grants

4 scholars from the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) have recently been approved for research funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

Events Reports

  2017 International Symposium on Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping (PRSM)

From 13 to 16 August 2017, PolyU hosted an International Symposium on Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping as part of its 80th anniversary celebrations.


  The 10th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology

From 8 to 10 August 2017, about 100 scholars, engineers, and government officials gathered at PolyU for the 10th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology (ICPT).


  Meeting with HKIE

On 21 August 2017, 10 colleagues of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) visited the headquarters of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) in Causeway Bay to meet the HKIE accreditation committee for Higher Diploma (HD) programmes.


  FCE Annual Forum

To share some recent stories of success in securing competitive funding from the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) Annual Forum was held on 1 September 2017.


  LSGI Co-Hosted Civil Engineering Workshop in Berlin, Germany

From 5 to 11 July 2017, a group of 21 nondestructive testing (NDT) engineers from the US, Poland, Finland, Croatia, Ireland, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, China, Hong Kong attended a workshop in Berlin, Germany.


  FCE Introduced to Overseas High School Teachers

On 2 August 2017, Prof. Xiaoli Ding, Associate Dean (Partnership) of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) met with 5 overseas high school teachers to introduce FCE¡¦s departments and programmes to them.

Student News
BSE PhD Graduate Rewarded for Outstanding Thesis
 
Building for a Good Cause

 
CEE Student Exchange to HUST

 
Orientations for New Students

 
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 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: 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
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/
HKIS Annual Conference 2017
Golden Opportunities in the Ageing Community and Built Environment
Date: 9 September 2017
Time: 9:00 ¡V 17:00
Venue: Ballroom, JW Marriott HK, Pacific Place
Details: Please click here
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 Conference on Urban Informatics (ICUI)
Date: 13-15 November 2017
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: http://event.lsgi.polyu.edu.hk/ICUI2017/
HKICM/ HKCA SME Committee 2017 Joint Conference
Theme: The Bridge to Advancement: New Horizons in Hong Kong¡¦s Construction Industry
Date: 17 November 2017
Venue: Ballroom, Cordis, 555 Shanghai St., Mongkok
Details: Please click here
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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