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Head of Department
 Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics

Professor Wu CHEN

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From 18 to 26 May 2024, a group of 53 students and academic staff from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) embarked on a nine-day service-learning programme at Yanglou Dong Primary School in Chibi City, Hubei, China. The aim of this programme is to support the rural education development through hands-on teaching and practical experiences, fostering cultural exchange and emotiona

6 Jun 2024

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Dr. ZHU Xiaolin, Associate Professor at the Department of Land Surveying & Geo-Informatics (LSGI) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), was invited to share the findings of his project on the news media "DotDotNews" on 4 June 2024. His project, titled "Developing Low-Cost Remote Sensing System for Detecting Illegal Dumping of Construction Waste in Hong Kong", showcases the impact of granted projects of the Public Policy Research (PPR)

4 Jun 2024

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A group of 28 students and academic staff from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) participated in a study tour in Singapore from 19 to 23 May. The objective of this fruitful journey was to provide students with a learning platform to explore Singapore's urban development. During the tour, the LSGI students worked collaboratively, exchanging ideas on the concepts they observ

2 Jun 2024

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The PolyU JUPAS Consultation Day 2024 was concluded successfully on 18 May 2024 (Saturday). On the day of event, many recent DSE candidates and their parents showed great interest in our department. In addition to visiting our consultation counter to inquire about JUPAS subject selection strategies, students and parents also attended our programme information seminar and participated in mock admission interviews to gain a deeper understanding of

21 May 2024

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Prof. WU Bo, Associate Head (Research) & Professor of LSGI and Associate Director of the Research Centre for Deep Space Explorations (RCDSE), was interviewed by “GD Today”, sharing the experience of his team in the research works as well as his view on the evolution of innovation and technology (I&T) in Hong Kong. Prof. Wu and his research team are actively engaged in the Chang’e-7 and Tianwen-2 missions through devoting their own expertise to

11 May 2024

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We are pleased to announce that Prof. George Zhizhao LIU, a Professor at the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) was recently appointed as the Founding Chair of Hong Kong Branch of the 142-year-old Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG). Prof. Liu is an internationally respected scholar with both industrial and academic experiences in basic research as well as applications of geomat

3 May 2024

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We are pleased to announce that two scholars from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to smart city development. Prof. DING Xiaoli, DoRILS and Chair Professor of Geomatics, and Ir Dr Wallace LAI, Associate Head (Teaching) and Associate Professor, have both been awarded the Smart Living Partnership Award 2023/24. Prof.

31 May 2024

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Prof. DING Xiaoli, Chair Professor of Geomatics in the Department of LSGI at PolyU, has gained international recognition for his expertise on land subsidence issues. In recent interviews with Nature and BBC World Service's "Newshour", Prof. Ding discussed the research in a paper revealing alarming statistics: approximately 16% of the mapped areas in China's major cities are sinking rapidly. Within a century, one in ten residents in coastal cities

24 Apr 2024

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A research study led by Dr. Shuo WANG, an Associate Professor in the Department of LSGI at PolyU, and his team, has discovered that the concurrent occurrence of heatwaves and extreme short-term sea level rises at coastal locations significantly increased between 1998 and 2017 when compared to the preceding 20 years. The study also predicts that, under a modelled high emissions scenario, the probability of the occurrence of such events in 2025–204

22 Apr 2024

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From 26 to 31 May 2024, a group of 10 students from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) at the Polytechnic University of Hong Kong (PolyU) embarked on a study tour to Beijing, China. During this trip, our students had the opportunity to visit and engage with their peers at the China University of Geosciences Beijing (CUGB), an institution renowned for its contributions to geographic information technology.     Through t

13 Jun 2024

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