e-Bulletin issue 94/August 2018
Faculty Forum Highlights FCE Strategic Plans

To cultivate a supportive culture for academics of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) to engage in high impact and collaborative research, a Faculty Forum was held on 30 August 2018.

Research Achievements
HK Scholars Programme 2018

5 academics from the Faculty of Construction and Environment have been selected by the Hong Kong Scholars Programme (HKSP) 2018 to each engage a mainland scholar as a Postdoctoral Fellow in their research projects.

Events Reports

  The 10th International Conference on Applied Energy

The 10th International Conference on Applied Energy was held at PolyU from 22 to 25 August 2018.

  The 4th International Conference on Contaminated Land, Ecological Assessment and Remediation

From 16 to 18 August 2018, about 300 scholars and researchers gathered at the Jockey Club Innovation Tower on the campus of PolyU for the 4th International Conference on Contaminated Land, Ecological Assessment and Remediation.

  Workshop on Theme-based Research Scheme

A focused workshop on writing proposals for the Theme-based Research Scheme (TRS) of the Research Grants Council (RGC) was held on 29 August 2018 for about 20 academic and research staff.

  Meeting Explores HKIE Accreditation of MSc Programmes

On 7 August 2018, 3 representatives of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) met with several academic staff of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) to explore the possibility of accreditation of some of its MSc programmes by HKIE.

  LSGI Co-hosts Civil Engineering Workshop in Berlin, Germany

From 27 June to 3 July 2018, a group of 19 nondestructive testing (NDT) engineers from Sweden, Switzerland, India, Algeria, Netherlands, Finland, Ireland, Korea, Japan and Hong Kong attended a workshop in Berlin, Germany.

  Orientation for Taught Postgraduate Students

An orientation was held on 24 August 2018 for full-time taught postgraduate students of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE).

  BDCE Orientation 2018

On 27 August 2018, an orientation on the Broad Discipline of Construction and Environment (BDCE) was held for incoming freshmen.

Student News
FCE Awards for Outstanding PhD Theses
CEE Scholar Wins Runner-up Award for Best PhD Thesis
Paper by BSE PhD Student Wins at International Conference
Entry Scholarships for Outstanding FCE Applicants
BRE Students Learn Much from Study Tours
Study Tour from Wuhan and Tongji Universities
Invitation for Programme Admission 2019/20

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

Undergraduate Programmes
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 可持續結構及消防工程學(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
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/
Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) Annual Conference 2018
Date: 22 September 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Venue: Ballroom, JW Marriott Hong Kong, Pacific Place
Details: https://www.hkis.org.hk/hkis/general/annual-conf/2018/hkis-ac2018v5.pdf
FCE Public Lecture on "Rethinking Building Appraisal: Beyond the Performance Gap"
Speaker: Prof. Stuart D. Green, Professor of Construction Management, School of the Built Environment, Chancellor’s Building, University of Reading, UK
Date: 26 September 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 6:00p.m.-7:00p.m.
Venue: Room Y301, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/news-event/upcoming-events/20180926
PolyU Education Info Day 2018
Date: 6 October 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 9:30a.m.-6:00p.m.
Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/as/infoday/en/events/activities/fce/index.html
“My Green Space” Green Building Competition for Schools 2018
Theme: My Green and Existing Buildings
Details: http://competition.hkgbc.org.hk/en/about_competition_registration.php
24th Congregation and Faculty Prize Presentation Ceremony
Date: 6-7 November 2018
Venue: Room Y304, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/as/web/en/for-graduates/congregation-arrangements/24th-congregation/index.html
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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