Outstanding Professional Services Awards 2018
A presentation ceremony for the Outstanding Professional Services Awards 2018 was held on 4 March 2019 at the Silverbox Ballroom in Hotel ICON. Dr Miranda Lou, Executive Vice President of PolyU and Chairman of its Technology and Consultancy (PTeC) Co. Ltd., delivered a speech and presented Departmental Awards to the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE) for winning in the category of Maximum Staff Participation. Merit Awards in the same category were given to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) and the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI). In the last 3 years, one of the departments of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) has always won for Maximum Staff Participation. Likewise, this is the fourth consecutive year that CEE has received a Merit Award for the Most Active Department with the second highest aggregate invoiced value during the financial year for consultancy projects undertaken via PTeC.
Individual Awards were presented by Prof. Philip Chan, PolyU’s Interim President. Prof. Shengwei Wang of BSE received a Merit Award for Most Active Consultant, while Dr Charles Wong of LSGI received a Merit Award for Highest Growth Consultant. Prof. Wang also received a Merit Award for Most Active Consultant last year. The awards received by colleagues and departments of the Faculty of Construction and Environment (FCE) are testimony of their research impact and efforts in knowledge/ technology transfer.