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Ir Prof. C.S. Poon
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Ir Prof. C.S. Poon

Director of RCRE, Head(CEE) & Chair Professor of Sustainable Construction Materials

Biography

Prof. Poon obtained his PhD from Imperial College London. He is currently a chair professor and director of the Research Centre for Environmental Technology and Management at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. He has been a Changjiang Scholar Chair Professor since 2017.  Prof. Poon specializes in the research and development of environmental-friendly construction materials, waste management, waste recycling technologies, and sustainable construction. He has published over 350 papers in international journals. He is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), past chairman of the HKIE Environmental Division and past representative of the HKIE Environmental Discipline. He is also a fellow of the Hong Kong Concrete Institute (HKCI) and is currently the president of HKCI. He has served on the Advisory Council on the Environment (ACE) and the Council for Sustainable Development, and is currently a member of the advisory committee for the Recycling Fund of the Hong Kong SAR Government.

Education and Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma of the Imperial College in Public Health Engineering, University of London
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of London

Professional Qualifications

  • Member of the Institution of Water and Environmental Management
  • Fellow of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

Research Interests

  • Sustainable Construction Materials, Waste Recycling and Management (Solid, Hazardous and Construction Wastes), Concrete Technology

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