Our Mission
To create significant positive impact on government policies and societal culture for sustainable urban development through services to professional and government organizations. The 3rd Annual Forum of the University-Government-Industry Consortium for Sustainable Urban Development was successfully held on 22 June 2019.
Our Vision
To be a world leader in the development and dissemination of technologies and systems for sustainable high-density urban development
With the collaboration of China Everbright International Limited, Professor LI, Director of RISUD, attended the Opening Ceremony of “China Everbright Green Technology Innovation Research Institute” on 12 September 2019 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
Constructive discussion with officers from Shenzhen government during a five-day workshop on the topic of “Sustainable Urban Development in HK” from 29 Oct 2018 to 2 Nov 2018.
News
Endowed Professorship 1 March, 2020
Prof. Xiangdong Li
2019 Higher Education Excellent Research Results Award 28 February, 2020
Prof. Hongxing Yang
1st Prize of the CIC Construction Innovation Award 2019 by Construction Health and Safety Research Group of RISUD 31 January, 2020
Prof. Albert CHAN
RISUD Distinguished Lecture 21 January, 2020
VOCs in the Urban Atmosphere: Impacts on Air Quality and Climate Change
Speaker: Prof. Donald R. Blake
The opening of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Joint Laboratory of Environmental Pollution Processes and Control in 2019 19 December, 2020

RISUD Distinguished Lecture 6 November, 2019
New Design Approaches to CO2 Capture and CO2 Conversion for Sustainable Chemicals and Fuels
Speaker: Prof. Chunshan Song
Seminar 18 October, 2019
Toxic Air Emissions from Indoor and Outdoor Combustion Sources II
Speakers: Prof. Linwei Tian & Prof. Shuncheng Lee
Associate Director of RISUD Appointed the Able Professor in Construction Health and Safety 31 August, 2020

RISUD Research Salon 27 August, 2019
Very Large Floating Structures
Speaker: Prof. Jianguo DAI
RGC Theme-based Research Scheme 2019/20: “SureFire: Smart Urban Resilience and Firefighting” 2 August, 2020

RISUD Research Salon 22 July, 2019
High Time-resolved Source Apportionment of PM2.5 and Measurements on Combustion Sources
Speaker: Prof. Yingjun CHEN
RISUD Research Salon 11 July, 2019
Advances in Ferrate Technology: Elucidating Role of Activated Ferrate to Remove Organic Pollutants Rapidly
Speaker: Prof. Virender K. Sharma
Third Annual Forum of the University-Government-Industry Consortium 22 June, 2019
Third Annual Forum of the University-Government-Industry Consortium for Sustainable Urban Development on “Enhancing Urban Sustainability – The Way Forward”

RISUD Research Salon Series on Strategic Focus Areas 29 May, 2019
Urban Ecology
Speaker: Dr Charles Man-sing WONG (LSGI)
Seminar 28 May, 2019
Seminar on Toxic Air Emissions from Indoor and Outdoor Combustion Sources, co-organized by RISUD & Hong Kong Waste Management Association

Cross-Strait Forum 16-18 May, 2019
6th Cross-Strait Forum on Sustainable Urban Development

Gold Medals for the teams of Prof. Hong-Xing Yang 18 April, 2020

Immediate Past Director of RISUD Appointed Next President of PolyU 11 Apr, 2019
Immediate Past Director of Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development (RISUD) Appointed Next President of PolyU

3rd RISUD TOAF Distinguished Lecture 9 Apr, 2019
Comprehensive Strategies for Eco-environment Remediation on the Chinese Loess Plateau
Speaker: Prof. Zhi-sheng AN, Chair, Academic Committee of Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Member of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS); Foreign Associate of National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
RISUD Research Salon 3 Apr, 2019
Studies, Applications and Design Codes of Concrete Members with FRP Reinforcements
Speaker: Prof. Wei-chen XUE, Professor, Department of Structural Engineering, Tongji University; Distinguished Professor of Cheung Kong Scholar
RISUD Distinguished Lecture 8 Mar, 2019
Water For All: Observations, Impediments and Solutions
Speaker: Prof. David SEDLAK, Plato Malozemoff Professor; Co-Director of Berkeley Water Center; Deputy Director NSF Engineering Research Center for Reinventing the Nation's Urban Water Infrastructure (ReNUWlt), University of California, Berkeley
RISUD Research Salon Series on Strategic Focus Areas 20 Feb, 2019
Offshore Wind Power Generation
Speaker: Prof. Hongxing YANG (BSE)
RISUD Research Salon Series on Strategic Focus Areas 20 Feb, 2019
Urban Air Pollution and Health
Speaker: Prof. Hai GUO (CEE)
RISUD Research Salon 18 Feb, 2019
Service Efficiency and Risk in Railway Capacity Utilization
Speaker: Prof. Yung-Cheng LAI, Professor, Railway Technology Research Center, Department of Civil Engineering, National Taiwan University
2018 State Science and Technology Awards 4 Feb, 2020

RISUD Research Salon 29 Jan, 2019
Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) Achievements in Tongji University
Speaker: Prof. Rui LIN, Professor, School of Automotive Studies, Tongji University
RISUD Research Salon 23 Jan, 2019
RISUD Research Salon on Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnostics of Wind Turbines
Speaker: Prof. Fu-lei CHU, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University
RISUD TOAF Distinguished Lecture 15 Jan, 2019
MIT Innovations and Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
Speaker: Prof. Gang CHEN, Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
RISUD Research Salon 15 Jan, 2019
Innovations in Thermal Materials and Systems at the Energy and Water Nexus
Speaker: Prof. Gang CHEN, Carl Richard Soderberg Professor of Power Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Visitors
Prof. Yingjun CHEN Tongji University
Specialism: Environmental Engineering and Sciences
Visiting Period: 2 Jul 2019 - 1 Aug 2019


Prof. Virender K. Sharma Texas A&M University
Specialism: Chemistry and environmental applications of ferrates
Visiting Period: 10 Jul 2019 - 12 Jul 2019


Dr Adam Jan SADOWSKI Imperial College London
Specialism: Shell Bulking
Visiting Period: 3 Jul 2019 - 16 Jul 2019


Prof. Yunzhong SHEN Tongji University
Specialism: Geodesy
Visiting Period: 3 Jun 2019 - 2 Jul 2019


Prof. Weichen XUE Tongji University
Specialism: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Structures
Visiting Period: 18 Mar 2019 - 17 Apr 2019


Prof. Yung-Cheng LAI National Taiwan University
Specialism: Sustainable Transportation Systems
Visiting Period: 21 Jan 2019 – 20 Feb 2019


Prof. Fulei CHU Tsinghua University
Specialism: Wind Power Generation
Visiting Period: 3 Jan 2019 – 2 Feb 2019


Prof. Rui LIN Tongji University
Specialism: Fuel Cells
Visiting Period: 2 Jan 2019 – 1 Feb 2019


Prof. Yung-Cheng LAI National Taiwan University
Specialism: Sustainable Transportation Systems
Visiting Period: 21 Jan 2019 – 20 Feb 2019


Prof. Fulei CHU Tsinghua University
Specialism: Wind Power Generation
Visiting Period: 3 Jan 2019 – 2 Feb 2019


Prof. Rui LIN Tongji University
Specialism: Fuel Cells
Visiting Period: 3 Jan 2019 – 2 Feb 2019


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Events

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