Internal Service to Department and University

  • Associate Head (Academic development), 1 July 2019-Now 

  • Member of Departmental Management Committee (DMC), 1 July, 2019~

  • Chair of Departmental Program Committee (DPC), 1 July, 2019~

  • Co-Chair of Departmental Learning & Teaching Committee (DLTC), 1 July, 2019~

  • Member of Departmental Finance Committee (DFC), 1 July, 2019~

  • Member of University Academic and Planning Regulations Committee (APRC), 1 July 2019~

  • Member of FCE Faculty Board (FB), 1 July 2019~

  • Departmental Advisory Committee (DAC), 1 July 2019~

  • Program Leader of the 4-year BEng Civil Engineering Program, 1 July 2016~30 June 2019

  •  Departmental Research Committee (DSC), 1 July 2017~30 June 2019 

  •  Member of Departmental Program Committee (DPC), 1 July 2016~30 June 2019 

  •  Deputy Program Leader of the 3-year BEng Civil Engineering Program (2015/2016)

  •  Deputy Program Leader of the High Diploma (HD) Civil Engineering Program (2014/2015)

  •  Deputy Program Leader of the 4-Year BEng Civil Engineering Program (2013/2014)

  •  Member of Departmental Staffing Committee (DSC) (1 September 2013 – 31 August 2017)

  •  Member of Departmental Management Committee (DMC) (1 September 2016-31 August 2018)

  •  Student Summer Placement Officer in China and Overseas (1 July 2013-30 June 2017)

  •  Lab-in-charge for Computer & Design Room (2013/2014)

  •  ITS Liaison and Web Master (2013/2014)

External Service to Professional Bodies and Government

  • Chair, Technical Board, Asian Concrete Federation, 2016-present.

  •  Vice President, International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC), June 2016–present.

  •  Vice Chair, FRP Application Committee, China Civil Engineers Society (中国土木工程学会混凝土及预应力混凝土分会纤维增强复合材料(FRP)及工程应用专业委员会副主任委员), 2015~present.

  • Vice Chair, Guangdong Provincial Undergraduate Civil Engineering Teaching Advisory Committee (广东省土木类专业教学指导委员会副主任委员), Aug 2019 ~Aug 2023.

  •  Executive Committee and Council Member, International Institute for FRP in Construction (IIFC), October 2010 – present.

  • Committee Manager, ISO/TC71 SC6 "Non-traditional Reinforcing Materials for Concrete Structures”, June 2020 – present.

  •  Member of ISO/TC71 SC6 "Non-traditional Reinforcing Materials for Concrete Structures”, 2009 – present.

  •  Secretary, WG3 of Japanese National Mirror Committee on ISO/TC71 “Concrete, Reinforced Concrete and Prestressed Concrete”, Japan Concrete Institute (JCI), April 2011- present.

  •  Member of the Inspectors Registration Committee Panel and the Inspectors Registration Committee, Building Department, HKSAR, May 2015 - present.

  •  Member, Life Cycle Management Task Force of ISO/TC71 “Concrete, Reinforced Concrete and Prestressed Concrete”, Japan Concrete Institute (JCI), April 2015- present.

  •  Member, Asian Concrete Federation Mirror Committee, Japan Concrete Institute (JCI), April 2015- present.

  •  Council member, Building Industrialization Academic Committee, China Society of Architecture China (中国建筑学会工业化建筑学术委员会常務理事) .

  •  Council member, Civil Engineering Composites Branch, Chinese Society for Composite Materials (中国复合材料学会土木工程复合材料分会理事) .

  •  Academic Committee Member, Technical Committee on Emerging Materials and Structures, The Architectural Society of China (中国建筑学会建筑结构分会材料与新型结构专业委员会委员).

  •  Academic Committee Member, Technical Committee on Fly Ash Geopolymer, Solid and Waste and Ecological Materials Branch of the Chinese Ceramic Society (中国硅酸盐学会固废与生态材料分会粉煤灰地聚物产业化专委会委员).

  •  Member, China Youth Association for Science and Technology Workers (中国青年科技工作者协会会员).

  •  Member, Technical Committee for the Code of Practice for Structural Use of Concrete, Building Department, HKSAR, May 2014-March 2017.

  •  Member and Vice Convener on Design, Technical Committee for the Code of Practice for Precast Concrete Construction, Building Department, HKSAR, Mar 2012 ~ Feb 2014.

  •  Member, Technical Committee on the Code of Practice for Demolition of Buildings, HKSAR, August 2014-June 2017.

  •  NAMI Affiliates on Building Materials, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited, Hong Kong, 2009 – present.

  •  Chair, Technical Committee on Design (TC1), Asian Concrete Federation, 2013-2016.

  •  Member, WG on Bond Behavior of FRP in Structures, IIFC, 2004 - 2010.

  •  Member, TRB Committee on Corrosion, AHD45, 2013-2014.

  •  Member, JSCE Concrete Committee, Sub-Committee on International Activities, April 2007 – June 2008

  •  Member, WG3 on Maintenance, International Committee on Concrete Model Code for Asia, 2001-2011.

  •  Secretary, International Committee on Concrete Model Code for Asia (ICCMC), 2003-2005.

Journal Editorship and Review Service

 Editor, Journal of "Advances in Structural Engineering", published by "SAGE", July 2009 – present

 Associate Editor, Journal of Advanced Technology, April 2019 - present

 Vice-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Asian Concrete Federation, April 2019 - present
 Guest Editor, "Construction and Building Materials", “ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering”, “Advances in Structural Engineering”, “International Journal of Polymer” and “Advanced Steel Construction”.
 Editorial Board Member, Composites Communications, Elsevier Publisher

 Editorial Board Member, Journal of Composites Science, MDPI 
 Editorial Board Member, Journal of Zhejiang University-Science A., Springer Publisher
 Editorial Board Member, Restoration of Building and Monuments, Published by De Gruyter
 Editorial Board Member, Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology (in Chinese)

 Editorial Board Member, Current Chinese Science: Structural Engineering, Bentham Science.
 Review Editor, Frontiers in Materials

 Reviewer of research proposal for Hong Kong RGC
 Reviewer of research proposal for Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology

 Reviewer of research proposal for Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology
 Reviewer for research proposal for NSFC, China.
 Reviewer for research proposal for University of Leuven, Belgium.
 
 Reviewer of book proposal for the CRC Press.
 External Examiner for 13 PhD theses (Australia: 4; India: 2; Hong Kong: 4; USA: 1; Mainland China: 2) and 2 master thesis (Hong Kong: 1; Mainland China: 1)


Reviewer for more than 60 international journals including: 
•    ACI Structural Journal (ACI) 
•    Journal of Structural Engineering (ASCE) 
•    Journal of Composites for Construction (ASCE)
•    Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (ASCE) 
•    Journal of Bridge Engineering (ASCE) •    Journal of Testing and Evaluation (ASTM)
•    Automation in Construction (Elsevier) 
•    Engineering Structures (Elsevier) 
•    Composites B (Elsevier) 
•    Composite Structures (Elsevier) 
•    Cement and Concrete Composites (Elsevier) 
•    Construction and Building Materials (Elsevier) 
•    Engineering Science and Technology: an international journal (Elsevier) 
•    Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier) 
•    Engineering Fracture Mechanics (Elsevier) 
•    International Journal of Material Mechanics (Elsevier) 
•    Materials and Design (Elsevier) 
•    Thermochimica Acta (Elsevier) 
•    Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics (Elsevier) 
•    Fire Safety Journal (Elsevier) 
•    Drying Technology (Taylor and Francis) 
•    Journal of Civil Engineering and Management (Taylor and Francis) 
•    Journal of Civil Engineering and Management (Taylor and Francis) 
•    International Journal of Steel Structures (Springer) 
•    KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering (Springer) 
•    Journal of Civil and Structural Health Monitoring (Springer) 
•    Journal of Zhejiang University (Springer) 
•    Journal of Southeast University (Springer) 
•    Materials and Structures (Springer) 
•    Engineering with Computers (Springer) 
•    International Journal of Material Mechanics (SAGE) 
•    Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites (SAGE) 
•    Journal of Composite Materials (SAGE) 
•    Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (Wiley) 
•    Polymer Composites (Wiley) •    Fire and Materials (Wiley) 
•    International Journal of Smart Structures & Systems (Techno) 
•    Computer and Concrete (Techno) 
•    Earthquake and Structures: an international journal (Techno) 
•    Structural Engineering and Mechanics (Techno) 
•    Steel and Composite Structures (Techno) 
•    Smart Structures and Systems (Techno) 
•    Smart Materials and Structures (IOP Science) 
•    Journal of Advanced Concrete Technology (JCI) 
•    Advances in Structural Engineering (Multi-Science) 
•    Advances in Steel Construction (HKISC) 
•    International Journal of Structural Engineering (Inderscience) 
•    Journal of Harbin Institute of Technology 
•    Journal of Nuclear Engineering & Technology 
•    Frontiers Microbiology 
•    Polymers 
•    International Journal of Polymer Science 
•    Materials

•    Materials Research 
•    The HKIE Transaction 
•    Journal of Experimental Mechanics 
•    Strain: An International Journal of Experimental Mechanics 
•    Engineers Australia Technical Journals 
•    Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineering-ICE 
•    Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 
•    Ocean Engineering 
•    Structures 
•    Journal of Earthquake Engineering 
•    Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering

Conference Program Committee Membership

  •  Chair of the Organizing Committee, the 8th International Conference on Water Repellent Treatment and Protective Surface Technology for Building Materials, 7-9 December 2017, Hong Kong, China.

  •  Chair of the Organizing Committee, the 4th Asia-Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium (YRGS2012): The future of structural engineering - Research, Practice and Education, 4-5 December, 2012, Hong Kong, China.

  • Co-chair of the Organizing Committee, the 8th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, 14-16 December 2016, Hong Kong, China.

  •  Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Seawater Sea-sand Concrete (SSC) Structures Reinforced with FRP Composites, 13 December 2016, Hong Kong.

  •  Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee, International Workshop on Life-Cycle Performance of Concrete Structures, June 15, 2013.

  •  Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee, Workshop on Industrialization for Modular Construction, RAIS2018, 29-30 June 2018, Hong Kong, China.

  • Scientific Committee Member, 10th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, June 30-July 2, 2021, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Scientific Committee Member, F-EIR Conference 2021, Environment Concerns and Its Remediation, 18-22 October, 2021, Chandigarh, India.

  • Scientific Committee Members, 3rd International Congress on Urban and Civil Engineering, 23-24 November, 2020, Budapest, Hungry.

  • Scientific Committee Member, 3rd International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Clean and Sustainable Development, 19-21 February 2020, Chandigarh, India.

  • Steering Committee Member, 9th Asia-Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium on Structural Engineering (YRGS2019), 19-20 December 2019, Shanghai, China.

  • Scientific Committee Member, 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS2019), 10-13 December 2019, Gold Coast, Australia.

  • Scientific Committee Member, 2019 International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering and Materials (ACEM2020), 25-27 October 2019, Fuzhou, China.

  • Scientific Committee Member, The First International Conference on Basalt Fibers and Composites (ICBFC-2019), 16-19 November 2019, Nanjing, China.

  • Scientific Committee Members, The Third International Symposium for Emerging Researchers in Composites for Infrastructures, 5-6 August, Wuhan, China.

  • Scientific Committee Member, the 3rd Asian Concrete Federation Symposium on Assessment and Intervention of Existing Structures, 10-11 September 2019, Sapporo, Japan.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, Sustainability and Innovation in Concrete Materials and Structures, The 8th International Conference of Asian Concrete Federation, Fuzhou, China, 4-7 November 2018.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, Istanbul Bridge Conference, 05-06 November 2018, Turkey.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 9th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE2018), July 17-19, 2018, Lyon, France.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The First ZHITU Symposium on Advances in Civil Engineering, Hangzhou, China, 12-14 July, 2018.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, 2018 International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering and Materials (ACEM2018) and 1st World Symposium on Sustainable Bio-Composite Materials and Structures (SBMS1), 9-11 November 2018, Nanjing, China.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 1st Domestic Conference on Innovative Material and Innovative Structural Systems, 21-23 September 2018, Xi’an, China.

  •  Advisory Committee Member, World Congress on Cement and Concrete Construction for Sustainable Development, January, 2018, Kalujhanda, India.

  •  Steering Committee Member, The 8th Asia and Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium, University of Tokyo, Japan, 7-8 September, 2017.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 2nd ACF Symposium 2017 "Innovations for Sustainable Concrete Infrastructures", 23-25 November, 2017, Chiangmai, Thailand.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The Third International Conference on Chemically Activated Materials (CAM2017), 8-11 August, 2017, Queensland, Australia

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structure, 19-21 July 2017, Singapore.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, International Symposium for Emerging Researchers in Composites for Infrastructure (ISERCI), 10-11 July 2017, Wollongong, Australia

  •  Scientific Committee Member, Global Conference on Civil and Architectural Engineering (GCCAE2016), August 12-14, 2106, Guangzhou, China

  •  Scientific Committee Member, International Conference on Theory and Application of Random Vibration (ICTARV), 5-6th November, 2016, Fuzhou, China.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, 2016 Istanbul Bridge Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 8-10 August 2016.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, 7th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, ACMBS-VII, 22-24 August 2016.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, 7th Asia Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium, University of Malaya, Malaysia, 20-21 August 2015.

  •  Scientific Committee Member and Organizing Committee Member, the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015) , 14-16 December, Nanjing, 2015.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, Third Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures, 7-9 September 2015, Antalya, Turkey

  •  Scientific Committee Member, Second International Conference on Performance-based and Life-cycle Structural Engineering (PLSE2015), 9-11 December, 2015, Brisbane, Australia.

  •  Advisory Committee Member, the 7th Regional Symposium on Infrastructure Development, 5-6 Nov. 2015, Bangkok, Thailand.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, International Conference on Regeneration and Conservation of Concrete Structures (RCCS), 1-3 June 2015, Nagasaki, Japan.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 6th Asia and Pacific Young Researchers and Graduate Symposium, 31 July-1 August, 2014, Thammasat University, Thailand.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23), 9-12 December, Byron Bay, Australia.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 11th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE2014), October 21-25, 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 7th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE2014), August 20-22, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, APFIS 2013 (Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures), December 11-13, 2013, Melbourne, Australia.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 5th Asia and Pacific Young Researchers and Graduate Symposium: Current Challenges in Structural Engineering, YRGS2013, October 15-16, 2013, Jaipur, India.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 6th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE2012), June 13-15, 2012, Rome, Italy.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 6th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridge and Structures (ACMBS-VI), 23-25 May, 2012, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 3rd Asia Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium: Advances in Structural Engineering, 25-26 March, 2011, Taibei.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 7th National Conference on FRP for Construction, 15-16 October, 2011, Hangzhou, China.

  •  Scientific Committee Member, The 2nd Asia Pacific Young Researchers and Graduates Symposium: Advances in Structural Engineering, 27-28, March, 2010, Hangzhou, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, International Symposium on Emerging Materials and Technologies for Sustainable Infrastructure, 7-9 January, 2015, Hong Kong.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, EMI2015, ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute International Conference, January 7-9, 2015, Hong Kong.

  •  International Organizing Committee Member, The 6th International Conference of Asian Concrete Federation, 21-24 September, 2014, Seoul, Korea

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The IStructE Conference on Structural Engineering in Hazard Mitigation 2013, 28-29 Oct. 2013, Beijing and 31 October- 1 November, 2013, Shanghai.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The 6th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, 9-11 Dec. 2013, Hong Kong.

  •  Secretary, The 1st International Conference on Performance-based Life-Cycle Structural Engineering (PLSE2012), 5-7 December, 2012, Hong Kong, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The 3rd Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Construction (APFIS2012), 2-4 February, 2012, Hokkaido, Japan.

  •  Program Committee, The Twelfth East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-12), 26-28 January, 2011, Hong Kong, China.

  •  Member of Sub-Committee on Planning, Design and Management, First International Conference on Sustainable Urbanization, 15-17 December, 2010, Hong Kong, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The 11th International Symposium on Structural Engineering, 18-20 December, 2010, Guangzhou, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The 5th International Conference on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, 27-29 September, 2010, Beijing, China.

  •  Member of Local Organizing Committee, ICASS'09 Third International Conference on Advances in Steel Structures, 16-18 December, 2009, Hong Kong, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The Third International Symposium on Advances in Steel and Composite Structures, 3 August, 2009, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, International Conference on Durability of Concrete Structures (ICDCS2008), 26-27 November, 2008, Hangzhou, China.

  •  Technical Secretary, 2nd International Workshop on Life Cycle Management of Coastal Concrete Structures, 26-27, November, 2008, Hangzhou, China.

  •  Technical Secretary, 1st International Workshop on Life Cycle Management of Coastal Concrete Structures, 2-3 November, 2006, Nagaoka, Japan,

  •  Organizing Committee Member, International Symposium on Bond Behavior of FRP in Structures (BBFS2005), December 2005, Hongkong, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, International Workshop on Durability of Reinforced Concrete under Combined Mechanical and Climatic Loads (CMCL), October 2005, Qingdao, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, International Workshop on Service Life of Concrete Structures: Concept and Design, 2005, Sapporo, Japan.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, International Workshop on Microstructure and Durability to Predict Service Life of Concrete Structures, 2004, Sapporo, Japan.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The 4th China-Japan Conference on Building Structure Technology, 1999, Dalian, China.

  •  Organizing Committee Member, The 6th Workshop on Concrete Model Code for Asia, 1996, Dalian, China.