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The Research Grants Council (RGC) of HKSAR will soon invite applications for the "Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme" 2019-2020. Students from worldwide will be recruited to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong. The Scheme will support students selected through open competition.

In addition to the monthly stipend of HK$20,000 (i.e. approximately US$2,500) and a travel allowance of HK$10,000 (i.e. approximately US$1,300) per year for a maximum of three years awarded by the RGC*, each awardee of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University will also enjoy a 3-year tuition scholarship.

We invite you to apply for the Scheme and to join
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

*These terms were offered by the RGC last year. For the latest information of the Scheme, please visit the RGC website https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/index.html


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About The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

PolyU is a government-funded university in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. We have the largest number of students among the eight government-funded institutions in Hong Kong, and have a long and proud history of providing internationally competitive and professionally oriented education. We conduct world-class research in a large number of areas and our research emphasises high application value. PolyU has been ranked 95th in the "QS World University Rankings 2018" and 29th in the "QS Asian University Rankings 2018".

About the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE)

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering was founded in 1950's. We are a dynamic and multi-disciplinary Department very strong in applied research. Over the years, the profile of the Department has broadened its scope, and now covers both the industrial and the service sectors.

We have a critical mass of academic staff members who are world-class researchers in the strategic research areas of the Department, and with the research activities supported by state-of-the-art research facilities and centres. These include the State Key Laboratory of Ultra-precision Machining, the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Centre, the Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre, the Micro/Nano Fabrication Laboratory, the Ng Tat Lun Digital Factory, and Integrated Product Design Laboratory.

(Please visit our website: https://www.polyu.edu.hk/ise/)

The Department offers PhD research degree programmes in various areas, as in the list below. You are most welcome to approach the corresponding staff member for academic advice.

 

Advanced Manufacturing Technology

 

Ultra-precision machining technologies, precision metrology and advanced optics manufacture
Prof. Benny Cheung (tel: 852 2766 7905; email: benny.cheung@polyu.edu.hk)
Prof. Sandy To (tel: 852 2766 6587; email: sandy.to@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Laser materials processing and 3D printing
Prof. H.C. Man (tel: 852 2766 6629; email: hc.man@polyu.edu.hk)
Prof. K.C. Chan (tel: 852 2766 4981; email: kc.chan@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Materials technology
Prof. H.C. Man (tel: 852 2766 6629; email: hc.man@polyu.edu.hk)
Prof. K.C. Chan (tel: 852 2766 4981; email: kc.chan@polyu.edu.hk)
Prof. C.Y. Tang (tel: 852 2766 6608; email: cy.tang@polyu.edu.hk)
Dr Gary Tsui (tel: 852 3400 3254; email: gary.c.p.tsui@polyu.edu.hk)
Dr X.S. Yang (tel: 852 2766 6604; email: xusheng.yang@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Net shape forming and blanking, and process simulation
Prof. L.C. Chan (tel: 852 2766 6634; email: lc.chan@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Electronic assembly and LED technologies, green materials, green product design and green manufacturing
Prof. Winco K.C. Yung

(tel: 852 2766 6599; email: wincokc.yung@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Enterprise Information Systems and Quality Management

 

Distribution requirements, enterprise resource planning and manufacturing information systems
Prof. P. Ji  (tel : 852 2766 6631; email: p.ji@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Modelling for energy, environment, and sustainability
Dr J.Z. Ren (tel: 852 2766 6596; email: jzhren@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Knowledge and Technology Management

 

Knowledge portals, e-learning, blended learning, collaboration tools and personal knowledge management
Prof. Eric Tsui (tel: 852 2766 6609; email: eric.tsui@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Knowledge engineering and management, knowledge mining and business intelligence, intellectual capital management, technology forecasting and roadmapping
Prof. Benny Cheung (tel: 852 2766 7905; email: benny.cheung@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Technological change and firm capabilities
Dr W.Y. Park (tel: 852 2766 6578; email: wpark@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Logistics Engineering and Management

 

Logistics and supply chain management, distribution scheduling and optimization strategy
Prof. Felix Chan (tel: 852 2766 6605; email: f.chan@polyu.edu.hk)
Dr Tommy K.L. Choy (tel: 852 2766 6597; email: kl.choy@polyu.edu.hk)
Dr C.Y. Chan (tel: 852 2766 4980; email: cy.chan@polyu.edu.hk)
Dr Nick S.H. Chung (tel: 852 3400 3790; email: nick.sh.chung@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Green logistics, inventory management, demand forecasting, and sourcing decisions
Dr Carman Lee (tel: 852 3400 3899; email: ckm.lee@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Technological evolution, make-buy sourcing decision and outsourcing strategies
Dr W.Y. Park (tel: 852 2766 6578; email: wpark@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Sustainable transportation
Dr J.Z. Ren (tel: 852 2766 6596; email: jzhren@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Product Engineering and Design

 

Mechatronics and control, product innovation, intelligent product development, micro-injection and micro-fabrication, and micro-robotics
Prof. K.L. Yung, BBS (tel: 852 2766 6592; email: kl.yung@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Robotics and automation, intelligent control, compliant mechanism and micro/nano manipulation
Prof. Y.M. Li (tel: 852 2766 4978; email: yangmin.li@polyu.edu.hk)

 

New product development, product family design, integrating marketing, engineering and supply chain for product design, and modelling of customer satisfaction
Dr C.K. Kwong (tel: 852 2766 6610; email: c.k.kwong@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Product lifecycle management, reverse engineering, 3D Printings, Industry 4.0, rapid tooling, CAD/CAE/CAM, geometric modelling and design innovation
Dr K.M. Yu (tel: 852 2766 6603; email: km.yu@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Green product design and life cycle assessment, and green manufacturing
Prof. Winco K.C. Yung   (tel: 852 2766 6599; email: wincokc.yung@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Healthcare product design, nanoparticle based biosensing technique and biosensor miniaturization
Dr Roy W.C. Law (tel: 852 2766 6607; email: roy.law@polyu.edu.hk)

 

Special forming equipment design and manufacture
Prof. L.C. Chan (tel: 852 2766 6634; email: lc.chan@polyu.edu.hk)

 

To discuss the possibility of pursuing a research topic not covered in the list above, please contact the Departmental Research Committee Chairman, Prof. Felix Chan at tel.: (852) 2766 6605; email: f.chan@polyu.edu.hk


Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Welcome to join us!

We encourage you to apply for the Scheme and join our Department; simply make an initial application on-line through the electronic system in due course:

https://cerg1.ugc.edu.hk/hkpfs/index.html 

The exact application schedule is to be announced by RGC, however, it is expected that the system will be open for applications on 1 September 2018, and will close by 1 December 2018.

 

Enquiry: Miss Iris Ko (email: iris.ko@polyu.edu.hk)

Department’s website: https:/www.polyu.edu.hk/ise/

 

(This information is subject to review and change by Dept of ISE from time to time.)

16 Jul 2018