Thursday, 23 September 2021
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm (Hong Kong Time)
Presentation will be conducted in English
Online via ZOOM
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Professor Jack Cheng is currently a Professor and Associate Head in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of BIM Lab, Director of RFID Center, and Associate Director of GREAT Smart Cities Institute at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).
He obtained his PhD degree in Civil Engineering from Stanford University. His research interests include BIM, 3D GIS, Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence, computer vision, construction robotics, construction and facility management, green buildings, and smart construction. Besides obtaining research funding from RGC and ITF, he has been commissioned by a number of government departments and industry partners to conduct various applied research projects. He has co-authored over 250 international journal and conference publications.
He is currently the Chairperson of Hong Kong Construction Industry Council (CIC) BIM Standards Task Force, Honorary Treasurer of Hong Kong Institute of Building Information Modeling (HKIBIM), Director of Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC), Member of the BIM Committee and the Construction Digitalization Committee at CIC, Immediate Past President of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Greater China Section, Immediate Past Chairman of Autodesk Industry Advisory Board (AIAB), Alternate Director of Hong Kong R&D Center for LSCM, and Editorial Board Member of several international journals. He is a Fellow Member of HKICBIM, Professional Member of HKIBIM, CIC Certified BIM Manager (CCBM), and a Certified Carbon Auditor Professional (CAP). He has received the Construction Industry Outstanding Person Award in 2019 and Young BIMer of the Year in 2014 from CIC.
Ir. David YAU, BSc(Hons), MSc, CEng, FICE, FHKIVM, MIPPP, MHKIE, RPE(Civil), MHKIBIM, CbSHK, BEAM Pro
David is the Council Member of IPPP. He is currently one of the Chairman of the Assessment Sub-Committee at BEAM Society Limited and IA Chairman of BEAM Expert Panel. He has been a Past Chairman of buildingSMART Hong Kong, Past Chairman of Autodesk Industry Advisory Board, Past Committee Member of Association for Project Management (Hong Kong Branch) and Past President of Hong Kong Institute of Value Management.
David graduated with degrees in Engineering from the Universities of Leicester and Leeds respectively and is a Chartered Civil Engineer and Fellow of ICE with over 35 years’ experience in property development, project management and civil engineering fields.