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Head of Department
 Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics

Professor Wu CHEN

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Research led by PhD student Ke MAI (under the supervision of Dr. Yang XU) from the Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics (LSGI) won the Best Paper Award from the 5th Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference held in Hong Kong, 12-14 June 2022. Using mobile phone traces of international travelers collected in Seoul, South Korea and massive social media check-ins that reveal characteristics of places and tourism attractions, the research

15 Jun 2022

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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is honoured to be the only Hong Kong tertiary institution involved in China’s space exploration projects, contributing to the development of the Nation’s space programme. Ms Fiona Cheung, Chairman of Forest Zone Limited, who has been a keen supporter of PolyU, has provided a generous donation to establish the Fiona Cheung Endowed Professorship in Spatial Science, in order to support PolyU’s continuous

15 Jun 2022

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A project proposed by Dr Zhu Xiaolin, Assistant Professor of PolyU’s Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, has been awarded a funding of HK$281,060 from the first round of the Public Policy Research Funding Scheme managed by the Policy Innovation and Co-ordination Office.   Dr Zhu’s project, “Developing Low-Cost Remote Sensing System for Detecting Illegal Dumping of Construction Waste in Hong Kong”, is one of the only two projects rec

7 Jun 2022

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Professor Shi Wenzhong John, Director of the Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Smart Cities Research Institute and Chair Professor of LSGI was conferred as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS) for his contribution to social science in late 2021. The Academy’s Fellowship is made up of distinguished individuals from academic, public, private and third sectors, across the full breadth of the social sciences. Through leadership, scholarsh

14 Apr 2022

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Huawei APAC ICT Competition 2022 is the largest ICT skills contest in the Asia Pacific region developed by Huawei to promote a sound talent ecosystem. Entrants had to compete in one of two technology tracks: Network or Cloud. The PolyU’s Polynomials team won the Third Prize in Cloud track for their multidisciplinary knowledge, outstanding performance, and good teamwork. They stood out from 114 students who advanced to the regional final. The team

9 Apr 2022

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The Outstanding Alumni Award of LSGI aims to give public recognition to outstanding graduates of the department for their professional achievements and significant contributions to the community and their alma mater. The two awardees in 2022 are listed as follows:   The Outstanding Alumni Award of PolyU LSGI 2022 – Awardee Award Category - Professional Achievement Sr CHAN Siu Bun, Ben (1986, Higher Certificate in Land Surveying) Mr Ben CHAN Siu

8 Apr 2022

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A research study conducted by Dr. Yang XU, Assistant Professor of Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, and his team won the first place of 2022 Journal Paper of the Year Award by the International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT). This is also the second time in a row that Dr. Xu’s research won this annual award. The study combines large-scale mobile positioning data and network science approaches to characterize the at

1 Apr 2022

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Two impactful research projects led by LSGI scholars have been supported by the Environment and Conservation Fund (ECF), with a total funding of over HK$2.4 million. Among the HK$10 million funding received by the thirteen projects from PolyU, LSGI composes nearly a quarter of funding granted. These projects aim at developing green technologies to address environmental issues. Project

31 Mar 2022

Faculty of Construction and Environment Education and Research Fund (FCE Fund) We are delighted to announce the official launch of the FCE Education and Research Fund (FCE Fund), the first faculty-based platform in PolyU that solicits concerted and sustainable support of the community for the advancement of education and research development of the Faculty. An online launch ceremony was hosted on 26 March 2022. Prof. Jin-Guang Teng, President of

26 Mar 2022

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We are glad to share that our Year 3 degree student XU Yi Nam Deanna received the Innovation and Technology Scholarship in 2022, which is offered by Innovation and Technology Commission of the HKSAR Government, HSBC and The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups worked together to establish for the young talents in Hong Kong. The award presentation ceremony was held on 6 Jun 2022.  This Scholarship offers outstanding undergraduates of Hong Kong the

20 Jun 2022

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