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Inauguration Ceremony of Research Centre for Resources Engineering towards Carbon Neutrality

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  • Date

    14 Jan 2022

  • Organiser

    Research Centre for Resources Engineering towards Carbon Neutrality

  • Time

    15:00 - 17:00

  • Venue

    Senate Room (M1603), Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and online via Zoom  


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2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Registration and Research Project Poster Viewing

3:00 – 3:10 p.m.
Welcome Speeches:
Prof. JG Teng, President, PolyU
Prof. Christopher Chao, Vice President (Research and Innovation), PolyU
Prof. QY Chen, Director of PolyU Academy for Interdisciplinary Research (PAIR), PolyU

3:10 – 3:30 p.m.

Mr KS Wong, Secretary for the Environment, GBS, JP

Keynote Speech – Hong Kong’s Climate Action Plan 2050 – Waste Reduction

3:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Prof. CS Poon, Director of RCRE – Introduction of RCRE

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
Prof. Julia Stegemann, University College London,
Director of UKRI Interdisciplinary Circular Economy Centre for Mineral-based Construction Materials
(ICEC-MCM) – Introduction of ICEC-MCM (on-line)

4:00 – 4:15 p.m.
Prof. Daniel Tsang, RCRE – Carbon Neutral Biochar Construction Materials

4:15 – 4:30 p.m.
Dr Zhen Leng, RCRE – Upcycling of Waste Plastics into Sustainable Asphalt Pavement

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Prof. Chris Cheeseman, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Imperial College London – Innovation in Resources Engineering (on-line)

4:45 – 5:00 p.m.
Prof. CS Poon – Closing Remarks followed by Poster Viewing

Event Rundown



Research Posters


RCRE Poster Ben Leu


RCRE Poster Fei Bin


RCRE Poster JG Dai


RCRE Poster Mark Hsu


RCRE Poster Prof Poon


RCRE Poster Prof Poon2


RCRE Poster Q Zhao


RCRE Poster Shipeng Zhang


RCRE Poster Zhen Leng

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