e-Bulletin issue 87/January 2018
CEE Scholar Received State Technological Innovation Award

For his pioneering research to turn waste into eco-friendly construction materials, Prof. Chi-sun Poon of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) was awarded the Second Class Prize of the State Technological Innovation Award, part of the State Science and Technology Awards 2017 that was conferred in Beijing on 8 January 2018.

Research Activities

Ford Foundation Grant for BRE Researcher

Dr Ivy Wong of the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE) has received a US$150,000 grant from the Ford Foundation for her action-oriented study of community planning and self-governance capacity building for the emerging urban communities in periurban China.

  Project Management Research Award for BRE Academics

A project entitled “An investigation of guaranteed maximum price and target cost contracting procurement strategies in the Hong Kong construction industry” has won a Project Management Achievement Award 2017 in the research category for 3 academics in the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE).

BSE Scholar Appointed to Editorial Board of Prestigious Journal

Ir Prof. Cheuk Ming Mak of the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE) has been appointed to the editorial advisory board of Building and Environment since 1 December 2017.

Mainland Scholar to Join CEE

Dr Dawei Li from Southeast University is the latest mainland scholar supported by the Hong Kong Scholars Programme 2017.

Joint Supervision Scheme with Chinese Mainland, Taiwan, and Macao Universities 2017/18

The joint supervision of 7 PhD candidates in the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) has recently been approved by PolyU.

Events Reports

  University Fellowship Conferment Ceremony 2017/2018

A ceremony to confer the title of University Fellow to distinguished individuals who have contributed significantly to PolyU and the community was held at the Jockey Club Auditorium on 30 January 2018.

  Senior Management of PolyU Visits LSGI

On 19 January 2018, the President of PolyU, Prof. Timothy W. Tong, the Deputy President and Provost, Prof. Philip Chan, as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE), Prof. You-lin Xu, visited the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI).

  Visit of University Grants Committee

To enhance its communications with different stakeholders of PolyU, 16 members of the University Grants Committee (UGC) and 7 of its staff came to the university for a visit on 11 January 2018.

Visit of Delegation from Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools

4 representatives of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools (NIS) visited PolyU on 10 and 12 January 2018 to meet with NIS graduates currently studying at the University.

  2018 Info Day for FCE Taught Postgraduate Programmes

More than 130 prospective students flocked to PolyU on 13 January 2018 for the Taught Postgraduate Info Day, which began with an overview of the Postgraduate Scheme in Construction and Environment from its Chairman, Prof. Geoffrey Shen, Associate Dean (Teaching).

Entry Scholarship Students Graduate with Distinction
Mr Law
Miss Williams
Best Video Award for BRE Student
New Online Course to Introduce Urban Geo-Informatics
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 and 2nd call for 2018/19 Entry Scholarships- 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 Event
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/
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