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Professor Heng Li is a Chair Professor of Construction Informatics at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Heng started his academic career from Tongji University since 1987. Heng then researched and lectured at the University of Sydney, James Cook University and Monash University before joining Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During this period, Heng have also worked with engineering design and construction firms and provided consultancy services to both private and government organizations in Australia, Hong Kong and China. Heng has conducted many funded research projects related to the innovative application and transfer of construction information technologies, and he has published 2 books, more than 500 journal papers in major journals of his field and numerous conferences papers in proceedings. His research interests have led him through an intellectual journal of exploring digital construction, smart construction, ergonomics and robotics.



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney

Bachelor of Engineering, Tongji University

Master of Engineering, Tongji University


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  • Best project Award

    Li, H. (Recipient) & UMER, W. (Recipient), Oct 2017

    Prize: Prize (research)

  • Bronze Award

    Li, H. (Recipient), HUANG, T. (Recipient) & GUO, H. (Recipient), Oct 2008

    Prize: Prize (research)

  • Most Popular Presentation Award

    ANTWI-AFARI, M. F. (Recipient), Li, H. (Recipient), Seo, J. (Recipient) & Wong, Y. L. (Recipient), Jun 2017

    Prize: Prize (research)