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2017/06/09 RISUD Seminar
Behavior of Hybrid Composite and Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders under Over-height Vehicles
Speaker: Prof. Z. John Ma, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Date: 9 June 2017 (Friday)
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Venue: Room ZS1215, 12/F, South Tower, Block Z

2017/05/19 RISUD Research Salon on Urban Simulation – Part II

Introduction
RISUD has identified “Urban Simulation” as a major strategic focus area (SFA) for development and launched a research programme on this topic. The research programme will be overseen by a small steering committee chaired by the Director of RISUD. At this research salon, three potential Co-PIs of this research programme each gave a 15-minute presentation on their potential contribution to the programme during the initial 3-year period.

Speakers:Prof. Anthony CHEN, Professor (CEE); Prof. Edwin H W CHAN, Professo (BRE) & Prof. Xiao-li DING (LSGI)
Date:19 May 2017 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 n.n. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Room ZS1215, 12/F, South Tower, Block Z


2017/05/15 RISUD Research Salon on Urban Simulation – Part I

Introduction
RISUD has identified “Urban Simulation” as a major strategic focus area (SFA) for development and launched a research programme on this topic. The research programme will be overseen by a small steering committee chaired by the Director of RISUD. At this research salon, three potential Co-PIs of this research programme each gave a 15-minute presentation on their potential contribution to the programme during the initial 3-year period.

Speakers: Prof. Wu CHEN (Professor, LSGI); Prof. Wen-zhong SHI (Chair Professor, LSGI) & Prof. Tao WANG (Chair Professor, CEE)
Date:15 May 2017 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 n.n. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Room ZS1215, 12/F, South Tower, Block Z


2017/04/27 RISUD Research Salon on Chernobyl’s New Sarcophagus
Speaker: Laurent Boutillon, Scientific Director of Vinci Construction Grands Projets
Date:27 April 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room ZS1215


2017/04/19 RISUD Research Salon on The Thinking of Circular Economy
Speaker: Prof. MA Hwong-wen, Professor, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering
Date:19 April 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room ZS1201s


2017/03/04 First Annual Forum of the University-Government-Industry Consortium for Sustainable Urban Development – Smart New Town Development and Urban Renewal

On 4 March 2017, senior representatives from the government, industry and the universities of Hong Kong delivered presentations on the theme of “Smart New Town Development and Urban Renewal” at the First Annual Forum of the University-Government-Industry Consortium for Sustainable Urban Development held at PolyU. They also engaged in discussions with other participants for in-depth exchanges to explore the possibility of developing collaborative research proposals for possible support by relevant funding bodies. Almost 180 participants from the three sectors attended the Forum.

Date: 4 March 2017
Time: 09:00-17:20
Venue: Room TU 107, 1/F, Core T, PolyU (Morning Plenary Sessions) &
4/F, Block Y, PolyU (Afternoon Parallel Sessions)


2017/02/17 RISUD Research Salon on “Introduction of the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland (Austria) and Their Research Interests in Smart City”
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Silvia Ettl-Huber, Vice Rector for Research & Innovation, UASB & Prof. Dr. Christian Heschl, Head of Center for Building Technology, UASB
Date: 17 February 2017 (Friday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room ZS1215, 12/F, South Tower, Block Z, PolyU


2017/01/25 RISUD Public Lecture
On 25 January 2017, Prof. M. Dolores G. Pulido, Head Scientist at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Madrid and Professor at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) gave a presentation on “Some Recent Innovative Structures in Spain”. The public lecture attracted more than 30 people to gather on PolyU campus.
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