The RISUD was established to develop innovative solutions for sustainable high-density cities by capitalizing on the living laboratory of Hong Kong's urban environment and the multidisciplinary expertise of PolyU
Our Vision
To be a world leader in the development and dissemination of technologies and systems for sustainable high-density urban development
Our Mission
To create sustainable solutions to problems generated by high-density urban development through multi-disciplinary, cutting-edge research
Our Mission
To engage in knowledge transfer activities through specialist consultancy and continuing professional training
Our Mission
To create significant positive impact on government policies and societal culture for sustainable urban development through services to professional and government organizations
News
RISUD Public Lecture 13 Nov, 2018
Safety and Longevity of Marine Structures
Speaker: Prof. Dan M. FRANGOPOL, The Fazlur Rahman Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture, Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University, USA
RISUD Advanced Seminar 29 Oct - 2 Nov, 2018
Sustainable Urban Development in HK

RISUD Research Salon 16 Aug, 2018
Upgrade Earthquake Resilience via Earthquake Early Warning & Structural Health Monitoring
Speaker: Dr HSU Ting-Yu, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Construction Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
RISUD Research Salon 16 Jul, 2018
Experiences, Lessons, and Perspectives of Rural Soil Remediation for Sustainable Environmental Quality and Food Safety
Speaker: Prof. Zeng-Yei HSEU, Professor, Department of Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University
RAIS 2018 29-30 Jun, 2018
RISUD Annual International Symposium on Inter-disciplinary Research for Societal Impact

RISUD Research Salon 13 Jun, 2018
Cements in the 21st Century
Speaker: Prof. Florence Sanchez, Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Vanderbilt University, USA
RISUD Research Salon 7 Jun, 2018
Speaker: Ir Dr Martin WONG, Senior Engineering Manager, Industrial Centre, PolyU; Mr Magnum CHAU, Freelance 3D Artist
Annual Progress Research Salon 11 May, 2018
Smart Energy Efficient and Grid-Responsive Buildings
Speaker: Prof. Shengwei WANG (BSE)
Annual Progress Research Salon 10 May, 2018
Urban Water Management
Speaker: Prof. Xiangdong LI (CEE)
UGIC Annual Forum 28 Apr, 2018
Second Annual Forum of the University-Government-Industry Consortium for Sustainable Urban Development – Collaborative Research for Societal Impact

RISUD Research Salon 21 Mar, 2018
Pursuit of Research Excellence: Some Personal Views
Speaker: Prof. Zhi-lin LI, Associate Head (Research) and Chair Professor of Geo-Informatics, Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics, PolyU
RISUD Workshop 16 March, 2018
Air Pollution and Health Workshop in Hong Kong

RISUD Public Lecture 22 Feb, 2018
乾式連接裝配式複合牆板農居體系應用研究
Speaker: Prof. Feng XIONG, Dean of College of Architecture and Environment; Professor of Civil Engineering, Sichuan University
RISUD Research Salon 9 Feb, 2018
建築結構群易損性分析
Speaker: Prof. Feng XIONG, Dean of College of Architecture and Environment and Professor of Civil Engineering, Sichuan University
RISUD Public Lecture 29 Jan, 2018
RISUD Public Lecture on Research Progress on Modern Stone Structures
Speaker: Prof. GUO Zi-Xiong, Professor and Dean, College of Civil Engineering, Huaqiao University
RISUD Research Salon 26 Jan, 2018
New Idea on Coal-Water Coordinate Mining: Distributed Underground Reservoirs Construction Technology in Mined Out Area
Speaker: Dr Xiaoli LIU, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University
RISUD Public Lecture 22 Jan, 2018
RISUD Public Lecture on Recent Development in High/Ultra-High Strength Steel
Speaker: Prof. ZHAO Xiao-Ling, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University
RISUD Public Lecture 17 Jan, 2018
RISUD Public Lecture on Rock Failure Process: Modeling and Monitoring
Speaker: Prof. Chunan Tang, Chair Professor, Director of the Center for Rock Instability and Seismisity Research (CRISR), Dalian University of Technology
RISUD Research Salon Series - Strategic Focus Areas Projects (Part 5) 10 Jan, 2018
Urban Trees
Speaker: Dr. WONG Man Sing, Charles (LSGI)
RISUD/LSGI Distinguished Lecture
11 Dec, 2017
RISUD/LSGI Distinguished Lecture on Introduction to BeiDou Satellite Navigation System
Speaker: Prof. Yang Yuanxi, Professor of Geodesy and Navigation, Xian Research Institute of Surveying and Mapping, and China National Administration of GNSS and Application (CNAGA)
PolyU-HIT Workshop 18 Nov, 2017
The Fifth Workshop of HKPolyU‐HIT Joint Research Centre for Sustainable Urban Water Environment

RISUD Public Lecture 17 Nov, 2017
RISUD Public Lecture on Engineering Applications of Data Science: Spatial Rainfall Characterization & Environmental Forensics
Speaker: Dr. Chin Man Bill Mok, Vice President & Principal Engineer, GSI Environmental Inc., California
RISUD Distinguished Lecture
7 Nov, 2017
Multi-Hazard Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Structures in a Life-Cycle Cost Perspective
Speaker: Prof. Dan M. FRANGOPOL, The Fazlur Rahman Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture; Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University
RISUD Research Salon 10 Oct, 2017
RISUD Research Salon Series on Strategic Focus Areas
RISUD Fellowship 19 Sep, 2017
RISUD Visiting Fellowship Scheme – Summer 2017
RAIS 2017 24-25 Aug, 2017
RISUD Annual International Symposium on New Frontiers in Urban Development
ICPT 2017 8-10 Aug, 2017
10th International Conference on Road and Airfield Pavement Technology
RISUD Seminar 9 Jun, 2017
Behavior of Hybrid Composite and Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders under Over-height Vehicles
RISUD Research Salon 19 May, 2017
Urban Simulation – Part II
RISUD Research Salon 15 May, 2017
Urban Simulation – Part I
RISUD Research Salon 27 Apr, 2017
Chernobyl’s New Sarcophagus
RISUD Research Salon 19 Apr, 2017
The Thinking of Circular Economy
UGIC Annual Forum 4 Mar, 2017
First Annual Forum of the University-Government-Industry Consortium for Sustainable Urban Development
RISUD Research Salon 17 Feb, 2017
Introduction of the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland (Austria) and Their Research Interests in Smart City
RISUD Public Lecture 25 Jan, 2017
Some Recent Innovative Structures in Spain
CICE 2016 14 Dec - 16 Dec, 2016
The 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering
RAIS 2016 23 Aug - 24 Aug, 2016
RISUD Annual International Symposium 2016 - Smart Cities (RAIS 2016)
RITSS 2016 18 Aug - 26 Aug, 2016
RISUD TOAF Summer School 2016 - Smart Cities
RISUD Research Achievement
29 June, 2016
A Study of Plot Ratio/Building Height Restrictions for Kai Tak Development Using 3D Spatial Analysis Technology
The findings of the cross-discipline and cross-department research project, partially funded by RISUD, has been widely reported by several newspapers.
RISUD Research Salon 12 May, 2016
The Occurrence and the Phototransformation of Pharmaceuticals in the Aqueous Environments
Speaker: Prof. Angela Yu-Chen LIN, Professor, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University
RISUD Distinguished Lecture
12 May, 2016
A New Approach for Design and Testing of Composite Materials
Speaker: Prof. Stephen W. Tsai, Professor Research Emeritus, Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Stanford University
RISUD TOAF Distinguished Lecture
9 Mar, 2016
Shanghai, Today and Tomorrow
Speaker: Prof. Shiling ZHENG, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Director of the Academic Commission of Tongji University
RISUD Public Lecture 3 Feb, 2016
Progress in FRP Composites Application for Structures in Civil Engineering in China (Medium: Putonghua)
Speaker: Prof. Peng FENG, Tsinghua University
RISUD Research Salon 26 Jan, 2016
3D Printing for Construction
Speaker: Prof. Peng FENG, Tsinghua University
RISUD Seminar 20 Jan, 2016
Modelling Strategies for FRP Anchors in FRP-Concrete Bonded Interfaces
Speaker: Prof. Scott SMITH, Southern Cross University
RISUD Seminar 4 Jan, 2016
Composite and Concrete Research at University of Southern Queensland
Speaker: Prof. Hao WANG, University of Southern Queensland
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Visitors
Prof. Chun Chung CHAN National Taiwan University
Specialism: Biomineralization, solid-state NMR spectroscopy
Visiting Period: 24 Aug 2018 – 6 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2017 – 1 Nov 2017

Dr Xingyi ZHU Tongji University
Specialism: Computational method in engineering materials
Visiting Period: 20 Aug 2018 – 27 Aug 2018
8 Aug 2017 – 7 Sep 2017

Dr Ting-Yu TSU National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Specialism: Civil Engineering
Visiting Period: 20 Jul 2018 – 19 Aug 2018


Prof. Zeng-Yei HSEU National Taiwan University
Specialism: Environmental Chemistry, Pollution Assessment and Remediation
Visiting Period: 2 Jul 2018 – 1 Aug 2018


Prof. Feng XIONG Sichuan University
Specialism: Construction Engineering and Management
Visiting Period: 1 Feb 2018 – 22 Feb 2018


Dr Xiaoli LIU Tsinghua University
Specialism: Urban Geo-Hazards
Visiting Period: 2 Jan 2018 – 1 Feb 2018


Dr Xiangdong XU Tongji University
Specialism: Sustainable Transportation Systems
Visiting Period: 1 Sep 2017 – 30 Sep 2017


Dr Fulin WANG Tsinghua University
Specialism: Building Automation System; Intelligent Building and Home; Indoor Environment Control and Optimization; Building Commissionin
Visiting Period: 15 Aug 2017 – 14 Oct 2017


Prof. Hongrui ZHAO Tsinghua University
Specialism: Spatial data
Visiting Period: 10 Aug 2017 – 9 Oct 2017


Prof. Zhishan SU Sichuan University
Specialism: Theoretical investigations on the mechanism of asymmetric reactions and design of catalysts
Visiting Period: 7 Aug 2017 – 6 Sep 2017


Prof. Yueting ZHOU Tongji University
Specialism: Advanced Composites and Technology
Visiting Period: 8 Jun 2017 – 7 Jul 2017


Prof. Hwong-Wen MA National Taiwan University
Specialism: Environmental Systems Analysis, Industrial Ecology, Risk Assessment
Visiting Period: 11 Apr 2017 – 10 May 2017


Prof. Shien-Kuei LIAW National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Specialism: Optical fiber communication, optic sensing, LED measurement and application, Intelligent property rights
Visiting Period: 16 Aug - 15 Sep 2016


Prof. Angela LIN National Taiwan University
Specialism: Emerging Contaminants, Pharmaceuticals, Reclaimed Water, Photochemistry
Visiting Period: 6 Jun - 20 Jun 2016
15 Feb - 22 Feb 2016

Prof. Peng FENG Tsinghua University
Specialism: Emerging Structural Materials and Systems
Visiting Period: 10 May - 20 May 2016
22 Jan - 4 Feb 2016
Public Lecture: 3 Feb 2016
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Research Salon: 26 Jan 2016
Prof. Shang-Hsien HSIEH National Taiwan University
Specialism: Construction Management
Visiting Period: 26 Mar - 8 Apr 2016

Prof. Zhiwei WANG Tongji University
Specialism: Wastewater Treatment; Wastewater Reclamation; Membrane Technology; Membrane Bioreactor
Visiting Period: 21 Mar - 20 Apr 2016

Prof. Jui-Sheng CHOU National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Specialism: Construction Management; Big Data Analysis
Visiting Period: 15 Dec 2015 - 14 Jan 2016
Research Salon: 29 Dec 2015

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