e-Bulletin issue 88/February 2018
International Workshop on Photochemical Air Pollution

To get the first ever PolyU project supported by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council’s (RGC) Theme-based Research Scheme off to a rolling start, a meeting cum international workshop was held on 7 and 8 February 2018.

Research Activities
Germany/ HK Joint Research Scheme 2017/18

2 academics in the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) have been awarded funding for their projects from the Research Grants Council’s Germany/ Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2017/18.

Funding from ITF and PPR

The following projects have recently been supported by the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) and the Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme.

Funding from ECF

Dr Daniel Tsang of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) has been awarded $2,499,280 from the Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF) for a project entitled “Enhancing Water Resilience with Blue-Green Infrastructure: A Pilot-scale Study on Bio-retention Systems for Storm-water Harvesting in New Development Areas.”

  Most Favourite PolyU Research News 2017

The work of Dr Charles Wong of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) and Dr Vivien Lu of the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE) on the potential of solar photovoltaic energy in Hong Kong was recently voted the 2nd Runner-up in the Most Favourite PolyU Research News campaign.

Events Reports

  Sharing Session on Developing MicroMasters

A sharing session on how to develop MicroMasters was held on 6 February 2018.

  Joint CPD Seminar by HKIPM and HKICM

A seminar for continuing professional development (CPD) was held in the evening of 2 February 2018.

  Long Service Award Ceremony

A presentation ceremony for the Long Service Awards was held at the Jockey Club Auditorium on 31 January 2018.

  Visit from Muslim University of Indonesia

On 2 February 2018, about 40 delegates from the Faculty of Engineering of the Muslim University of Indonesia (MUI) in Makassar visited the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) to learn more its departments and its programmes.

  Consultative Meeting cum Briefing Session on Selection of Major

A consultative meeting cum briefing session on selection of major was held on 9 February 2018 for students studying the Broad Discipline of Construction and Environment (BDCE).

  FCE Sharing Session on Student Exchange

To promote student exchanges and encourage more students to spend some time studying abroad, a sharing session on student exchange was held on 12 February 2018.

Outstanding Student Awards 2017
LSGI Career Talk 2018
Alumni News
BRE PhD Graduate Begins Academic Career
Dr Rotimi
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 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/
FCE Distinguished Lecture
Topic: “Development of Redox-Active Flow Electrodes for High-Performance Desalination and Resource Recovery”
Date: 2 March 2018 (Friday)
Time: 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Venue: Room Y304, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/news-event/upcoming-events/20180302
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