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31 Mar 2018
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
In the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject 2018, the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) has 2 disciplines in the top 20. The ranking for Civil and Structural...

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20 Mar 2018
Lab Opening and Summit on Smart City
To mark the opening of the Laboratory for Smart City and Spatial Big Data Analytics on 20 March 2018, a summit on the future of smart city was held that day. Officiating at the opening ceremony of...

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7 Feb 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...

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8 Jan 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...

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7 Dec 2017
PolyU’s 80th Anniversary Celebration Dinner
PolyU’s 80th anniversary was celebrated in a grand finale on 7 December 2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. About 2,000 guests turned out for the highly anticipated event,...

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30 Nov 2017
CEE Scholar Elected to Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. Jin-guang Teng, Chair Professor of Structural Engineering and Director of the Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development, has recently been honoured with election to membership of...

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21 Oct 2017
Honorary Degree for Distinguished Chinese Scholar
On 21 October 2017, the conferment of honorary degrees for the 23rd Congregation of PolyU was held. A Doctor of Science honoris causa was bestowed on Prof. Guanhua Xu, a prominent Chinese scientist...

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5 Sep 2017
The 3rd Inauguration of Endowed Professorships
To celebrate the appointment of several Endowed Professorships and the generosity of the donors who supported the Endowed Professorship Scheme, the 3rd Inauguration of Endowed Professorships was...

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31 Aug 2017
HKJC Donation to Support Research on Risk Management of Urban Trees
A 3-year project to monitor and detect trees’ rotations and tilt angles by means of Smart Sensing Technologies has been awarded HK$32.28 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust....

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31 Jul 2017
CEE Academic Wins Coveted Funding for Theme-based Research
In the 2017/18 Theme-based Research Scheme administered by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC), Prof. Tao Wang of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) was awarded...

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5 Jun 2017
PolyU Distinguished Knowledge Transfer Awards 2017
On 5 June 2017, a number of academics from the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) were honoured with the PolyU Distinguished Knowledge Transfer Awards, which pay tribute to staff members...

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31 May 2017
Times Higher Education (THE) Innovation and Impact Summit
To empower universities’ economic and social impact through innovative research and teaching, the Times Higher Education (THE) Innovation and Impact Summit was organized to provide a platform...

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