e-Bulletin issue 86/December 2017
PolyU’s 80th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

PolyU’s 80th anniversary was celebrated in a grand finale on 7 December 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Research Activities
ECF and ITF Funding for FCE Colleagues

The Faculty of Construction and Environment is pleased that the following colleagues have been awarded funding from the Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF) as well as the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF).

LSGI Scholar Appointed to Editorial Board of Top GNSS Journal

Dr George Zhizhao Liu of the Department of Land Surveying & Geo-Informatics (LSGI) has recently been appointed to the editorial board of GPS Solutions, a top Science Citation Index (SCI) journal in the field of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) published by Springer-Verlag GmbH in Germany.

  Workshop for Sub-Project Funded by MOST

A workshop for a sub-project funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) was held at PolyU’s Shenzhen Research Institute from 6 to 7 December 2017.

Events Reports

  PolyU Open Days

As part of its 80th Anniversary celebrations, PolyU hosted Open Days on 2 and 3 December 2017 to showcase the university.

  Visit from Secretary for the Environment

On 21 December 2017, the Secretary for the Environment of the HKSAR Government, Mr Kam-Sing Wong, GBS, JP, and his administrative assistant, Mr Patrick Lee, visited PolyU.

  The 8th International Conference on Water Repellent Treatment and Protective Surface Technology for Building Materials

From 7 to 9 December 2017, about 80 scholars and engineers gathered at PolyU for the 8th International Conference on Water Repellent Treatment and Protective Surface Technology for Building Materials (HYDROPHOBE VIII).

  The 22nd International Conference of Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies

The 22nd International Conference of the Hong Kong Society for Transportation Studies (HKSTS) was held from 9 to 11 December 2017 at the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel.

  International Symposium on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) 2017

From 10 to 13 December 2017, the International Symposium on GNSS 2017 (ISGNSS 2017) was successfully held at PolyU.

  RICS University Annual Partnership Meeting

The Annual Partnership Meeting between the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and PolyU was held on 19 December 2017.

  Visit from Wuhan Government Delegation

On 6 December 2017, half a dozen Wuhan government officials visited the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) to explore and strengthen collaboration between PolyU and universities in Wuhan to address the challenge of air pollution.

  FCE Hosts Visitors from Zhejiang University

On 11 December 2017, 6 delegates from Zhejiang University (ZJU) visited the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) to learn more about management strategies at both Faculty and departmental levels as well as how to raise its profile in global university rankings.

BSE Academic Re-appointed to Court of HKBU
LSGI PhD Students Honoured at International Symposium GNSS 2017
HK Meteorological Society Honours LSGI PhD Graduate

LSGI PhD Student Shines in Capacity-Building Workshop
FCE Postdoctoral Fellowships Scheme
Invitation for Programme Admission 2018/19

Applications from both local and international students 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 (Top-up Degree Programme)
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics 土地測量及地理資訊學(榮譽)理學士學位

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/study-at-fce/undergraduate-programmes
MSc/ PgD programmes- https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/study-at-fce/taught-postgraduate-programmes

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

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/
2018/19 Postgraduate Scheme Information Seminar
Date: 13 January 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 2:15p.m.-4:00p.m.
Venue: Block Y, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Contact: (852) 2766 5029
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/pfs/index.php/518219?lang=en
FCE Public Lecture
Topic: “A Machine Learning Approach for System Characterization and Control Optimization – with Application to Wind Farm Power Production”
Date: 22 January 2018 (Monday)
Time: 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Venue: Room FJ303, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/news-event/upcoming-events/20180122
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