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    Building higher up: juggles the way with blocks

    Modular Integrated Construction is recognized to be beneficial for high-rise buildings internationally. Dr Wei Pan of Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development believes it is the future of construction technology.

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    A gift from Ir Tony Shum

    The Department of Civil Engineering received a generous donation of HK$10 million from Ir Anthony (Tony) Shum Chun Kin to establish the Tony Shum Education Fund. The aim of the Fund is to support the education and development of students in the Department of Civil Engineering. 

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    HKU presented Honorary University Fellowship to Mr Tam Wing Fan

    Mrs Tam Wing Fam received the University Honorary Fellowship cerficiate on Mr Tam's behalf at the Presentation Ceremony on September 18, 2019. 

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    “Innovating Higher”, an international conference on Modular Integrated Construction

    The conference featured internationally-renowned experts in modular construction from governments, industries and academia in UK, Singapore, Australia, China and HK, as well as two plenary sessions by the project teams of the tallest modular buildings in the world, i.e. the 44-storey steel-framed modular building in London and the 40-storey precast concrete modular building in Singapore. Insights were shared on advanced structural engineering, smart supply chain management, and digital transformation.

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    Faculty Delegation to Tohoku University

    Further to the academic agreement which had been jointly signed by the University of Hong Kong and Tohoku University in March 2019, the Dean of Engineering led a delegation to visit the School of Engineering of Tohoku University for signing a Faculty-level MoU on the exchange programme from year 2019-2020. With this MoU, HKU Engineering students can join the exchange programme to Tohoku University for a semester or full-year from Year 2 onward.

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    Support from TSSSU@HKU for four engineering start-ups

    Four start-up companies established by Professors, students or alumni of the Faculty of Engineering received funding support from 2019/20 Technology Startup Support Scheme for University @ HKU.

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    A homecoming visit by the first batch of Electrical Engineering graduates

    The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering welcomed their first batch of graduates for a homecoming visit in August.

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    An overall Third Place at the maiden Formula Student Competition in UK

    A huge applause to the HKU Racing Team for achieving a Second Place in the Class 2 Design Competition and an overall Third Place at their maiden Formula Student Competition!

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    Staff achievements

    Announcement of Faculty-based awards Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award 2018-19 Dr H.H. Cheung of Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering was awarded the Faculty Outstanding Teaching...

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    Congratulations to our students for receiving awards in local and national competitions!

    The Young Scholar Award and the Best Paper Award in the 9th WACBE World Congress in Bioengineering Ma Yichuan X., PhD student supervised by Professor L. K. Yeung of the Department of Electrical and Electronic...

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    Staff news

    Promotion Professor W.Y. Szeto, Department of Civil Engineering, with effect from September 1, 2019. New appointment Dr Qian Ye, Assistant Professor of the Department of Civil Engineering, with effect...