e-Bulletin issue 99/January 2019
2018 State Science and Technology Awards

2 projects led by scholars from the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) have been honoured with the 2018 State Science and Technology Awards.

Research Achievements/ Activities
FCE in 4th Place in CWUR by Subject

In the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR) by Subject for 2017, PolyU was ranked fourth for both Civil Engineering as well as Construction and Building Technology.

Research Impact Fund 2018/19

Supported by the Research Impact Fund 2018/19, 4 academics of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) are leading projects of major impact.

Germany/ Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2018/19

Dr Bo Wu of the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) has been awarded HK$89,600 from the Germany/ Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2018/19 for a 2-year project entitled “Shape-from-Shading for High-Precision and High-Resolution 3D Reconstruction of Martian Surface with Compensation of Atmospheric Effects.”

  Seminar cum Consultation Forum on Underground Utility Survey

A public seminar cum consultation forum on various aspects of underground utility survey’s technologies and specifications applied in various parts of the world was held on 10 January 2019.

Joint Supervision Scheme with the Chinese Mainland, Taiwan, and Macao Universities 2018/19

PolyU has approved the joint supervision of the following PhD candidates in the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE).

Events Reports

  Council Visit to FCE

On 7 January 2019, a few members of the PolyU Council visited the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE), including Council Chairman, Dr Tai-fai Lam, Deputy Council Chairman Dr Lawrence Li, Treasurer of PolyU, Ms Loretta Fong, Ms Karen Chan and Ir Dr James Lau.

  Taught Postgraduate Info Seminar 2019

On 12 January 2019, about 200 people attended an info seminar on taught postgraduate programmes in the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE).

  CIC Introduces CITF to FCE Staff

To build up the capacity of construction professionals to leverage innovation and technology for continuous improvement, the Development Bureau (DB) of the Hong Kong Government established the Construction Innovation and Technology Fund (CITF) in October 2018.

  PolyU Reaches Out to Employers

In the first employer engagement function of its kind, PolyU hosted about 220 leading employers of PolyU graduates in a luncheon at Hotel Icon on 18 January 2019.

Student News
OSH Student Best Project Scholarships 2017/18
HKIE-SSC Student Project Competition 2018
Scholarship Students Graduate with Distinction
CIE Hong Kong Outstanding Student Lighting Project Award
Invitation for Programme Admission 2019/20

Applications from both local and international students are now invited for the following programmes:

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
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 and 2nd call for 2019/20 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 Events
HKIE Engineer Day
Date: 13 April 2019 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Venue: Podium of FJ Wing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Smart City Model Design Competition: https://hkie.org.hk/en/news/event_detail/210/
The HKIE Engineer Day STEM Product Proposal and Design Competition: https://hkie.org.hk/en/news/event_detail/211/
FCE Translational Research Forum on Sustainable Urban Development in Greater Bay Area
Forum: 26 April 2019 (Friday)
Exhibition: 26 - 27 April 2019 (Friday & Saturday)
Time: 9:00a.m.-5:30p.m.
Venue: 2/F, Block Z, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details and registration: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/fce/translational-research-forum/home
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/
2nd International Conference on Urban Informatics
Date: 24-26 June 2019
Venue: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Details: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/lsgi/icui2019/
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