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20092021

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Personal profile

Biography

Dr. Francis Siu is currently an Assistant Professor of Construction and Real Estate Management in the Department of Building and Real Estate at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Siu received his Bachelor of Engineering (2009) and his Master of Philosophy (2011) from the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In 2015, he received his Doctor of Philosophy from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Siu is an engineer, educator, and researcher by profession. Before returning to his alma mater, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, as a faculty member, he worked as an engineer and consultant in construction companies in Canada, an instructor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada, and postdoctoral scholar to build and supervise research teams in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. Dr. Siu’s teaching focuses on general project management, construction process simulation, building measurement, cost estimation, tender documentation, and contract administration. His research focuses on the development and application of innovative construction methods and technologies in the fields of project planning, control, and visualisation. His service focuses on the provision of community service to the professional bodies and Hong Kong government. He also provides editor and board member service for reputable construction-related journals. Building upon the industrial experience he gained through research collaboration with construction companies in Hong Kong and Canada, Dr. Siu continues to advance his knowledge of the practical construction of buildings, infrastructure, and industrial facilities.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Master of Philosophy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Alberta

External positions

Panel Member, Structural Engineers Registration Committee, Buildings Department, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Government

20182022

Board Member, Structural Engineers Registration Committee, Buildings Department, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Government

20182022

Keywords

  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • Project Scheduling and Resource Allocation
  • Operations Simulation and Optimisation
  • Project Planning, Control, and Visualisation
  • Resource Sensing and Tracking Technology
  • Construction Robotics and Automation
  • TH Building construction
  • Project Scheduling and Resource Allocation
  • Operations Simulation and Optimisation
  • Project Planning, Control, and Visualisation
  • Resource Sensing and Tracking Technology
  • Construction Robotics and Automation
  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • Project Scheduling and Resource Allocation
  • Operations Simulation and Optimisation
  • Project Planning, Control, and Visualisation
  • Resource Sensing and Tracking Technology
  • Construction Robotics and Automation

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