e-Bulletin issue 92/June 2018
IAWE Senior Award (Davenport Medal) for Dean of FCE

Prof. You-Lin Xu, Dean of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE), was honoured with the International Association for Wind Engineering (IAWE) Senior Award with Davenport Medal for his outstanding contributions to the field of wind engineering and bridge engineering in research, education, and application.

Research Achievements/ Activities
Hong Kong Smart City Awards 2018

A team of researchers from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) was honoured with two Hong Kong Smart City Awards on 11 June 2018.

FCE Dean’s Awards 2018

The Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) is pleased that a few of its academics have been selected for the annual Dean’s Awards for Highly-Cited Papers.

Events Reports

  Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project

A ceremony to launch the Jockey Club Smart City Tree Management Project was held on 14 June 2018 at PolyU.

  2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Delegation Visit

On 26 June 2018, a delegation from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics Committee visited PolyU to discuss collaboration on uniform design and slope maintenance with the Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles (FAST) and the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) respectively.

  CNERC Engineering Forum 2018

An Engineering Forum on the design of buildings and structures in low to moderate seismicity regions was held at PolyU on 4 June 2018.

  Croucher Summer Course 2018

A summer course on GPS/ Beidou/ GNSS Satellite Positioning and Navigation and Earth Observation was held from 11 to 17 June 2018 at PolyU.

  Head of BRE Led CPD Seminar

Ir Prof. Albert Chan, Head of the Department of Building and Real Estate (BRE), led a technical seminar on the evening of 31 May 2018 for the continuing professional development (CPD) of more than 130 industrial practitioners, students and graduates of BRE.

  LSGI Delegation Visited Kazakhstan

A delegation from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) visited Kazakhstan from 20 to 24 April 2018 to promote the department and its programmes.

  Farewell Gathering for Faculty Secretary

On 28 June 2018, a farewell tea gathering was held for the Faculty Secretary, Ms Carmen Lee, who was retiring after 24 years with the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE).

Staff News
Faculty Awards for Outstanding Performance/ Achievement 2017/18
Staff Promotions
Student News
Study Tour of BSE Students
Scholarship Students Graduate with Distinction
25th FCE Students’ Association Meeting
Alumni News
BRE PhD Graduate Appointed Distinguished Professor in China
Invitation for Programme Admission 2019/20

Applications from both local and international students will be invited for the following programmes starting from September 2018. Please watch out for the opening of 2019/20 application and get ready to make an application.

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)
BEng(Hons) in Sustainable Structural and Fire Engineering 可持續結構及防火工程學(榮譽)工學士學位 [new, subject to approval]
BSc(Hons) 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
Call for Nominations for Outstanding BSE Alumni Award 2018
Details: http://www.bse.polyu.edu.hk/alumni/Outstanding2018.html
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/
10th International Conference on Applied Energy
Date: 22-25 August 2018
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Theme: Innovative Solutions for Energy Transitions
Details: http://www.applied-energy.org/icae2018/
Faculty Forum on FCE Strategic Plan 2018-2021 cum Applications for RGC Major Funding Schemes
Date: 30 August 2018 (Thursday)
Time: 2:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
Venue: Room Y304, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/news-event/upcoming-events/20180830
CIB World Building Congress 2019
Date: 17-21 June 2019
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Theme: Constructing Smart Cities
Details: http://www.wbc2019.hk/
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