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HKA joint seminar on sustainable building innovations: electrochromic glass technology & practical applications

Event organised by ICE

Date
26 April 2024
Time
19:00 - 20:30 HKT (GMT+8)
Location
UG01
PolyU SPEED, PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus
8 Hung Lok Rd, Hung Hom Bay
Hung Hom
Kowloon,
Hong Kong

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Overview

Please note that this seminar will be held on 26 April 2024 from 19.00 – 20.30 HK time.
(Registration will begin at 18.30)

Sustainable building innovations: electrochromic glass technology & practical applications! Join us as we explore the future of green construction in this revolutionary field.

By discovering how Electrochromic Glass dynamically controls light, heat, and privacy, participants will uncover its ability to enhance energy efficiency and occupant comfort. Through a deep dive into Modular Integrated Construction (MiC) and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology for glass facades and steel structures, attendees will witness the transformative impact on design and fabrication processes. Our speakers will share valuable inspiration from captivating case studies featuring renowned projects like Peak Galleria and 11 Skies, showcasing practical applications and remarkable outcomes in sustainable building.

The seminar on electrochromic glass technology is co-organized by ICE HKA and IMechE-HKB with the support of to PolyU, aiming to bring together industry professionals to explore the benefits of these innovations and foster collaborative efforts in implementing them in real-world projects. During the seminar, expert speakers will share valuable insights and knowledge, shedding light on the advantages of electrochromic glass technology.

Note:
- Registration will be confirmed on a first-come-first-served basis, with priority given to the members of all organising institutions.
- Only successful applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail.
- Attendance certificates will be provided after two weeks of the event only if attendees attend the whole event.
- The above is subject to change without prior notice

Technical Report Prize:

The event is designated by the HKA committee and is eligible for the Technical Report Prize. ICE HKA awards prizes to ICE members who reside in Hong Kong and prepare reports of a high standard on the caption technical event. Winners will be given a prize of HK$500.

For the eligibility and more information about the prize, please visit our Hong Kong Awards page. Submit your report and below info to [email protected] by 26 May 2024 and win the prize!

Adverse weather arrangements

The event will be cancelled/rescheduled to another date in the case of a red or black rainstorm signal, or typhoon signal no. 3 or above is in force by the Hong Kong Observatory at or after 16:00. It may also be cancelled because of safety or other reasons.

Disclaimer
The Institution of Civil Engineers (Hong Kong Association) shall not under any circumstances be liable or otherwise for death, any injury, any damage to, loss or destruction of property or otherwise, in any such case arising from any accident or mishap, whether during or after this event, in preparation for it, travelling to or from it or otherwise.

Organised with

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Hong Kong Branch

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Hong Kong Branch

The Institution has a substantial membership base in Hong Kong, supported by the Institution's Hong Kong Branch which was formally launched in 1997.

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Professional Education and Executive Development

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, School of Professional Education and Executive Development

The School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) was established by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) in 1999. PolyU SPEED, along with Hong Kong Community College (HKCC), is a unit under the College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) of PolyU.

Speakers

Fung Chan

Fung Chan

Pyrotech Engineering (Asia) Ltd.

founder and director

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Fung Chan

Over 20 years of management experience in the construction industry, Mr Chan is one of the founders of the company specializing in fire  engineering design, glazing architecture, steel structure and project management. Through continuous innovation and product development, Mr Chan has successfully been leading the company to the new era of quality and  construction excellence.

Dr Dominic Yu

Dr Dominic Yu

Alpha Consulting Limited

principal

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Dr Dominic Yu

Dr Dominic Yu is a Research & Engineering based specialist in structural design and structural use of glass.  He is the Principal of Alpha Consulting Limited, providing consultancy services on glass and facade engineering, non-linear integrated design and analysis, structural fire engineering, product development, etc.  He is a Part-time Lecturer in Fire Safety Engineering Programme of University of Central Lancashire & CityU SCOPE. 

He is also a Visiting Lecturer for MSc Module of Façade Engineering in the Civil Engineering Programme at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  Before joining Alpha Consulting Limited, Dr Yu worked as Specialist Test Consultant and Approved Signatory of Research Engineering Development Façade Consultants Limited (RED Façade and Fire HOKLAS Testing Laboratory).

Dr Yu obtained Doctoral Degree of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Structures), Master Degree in Fire Safety Engineering, and Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering.  He worked as a Research Associate in the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to serve as Technical Secretary of the consultancy study contributing to the “Code of Practice for the Structural Use of Steel 2005” and the 2011 version. 

He also compiled the Explanatory Materials of the Steel Code for Buildings Department.  Dr Yu is Professional Consultant for the Consultancy Study of “Code of Practice for Structural Use of Glass 2018” for Buildings Department.

Dr Yu is also actively serving the industry and the university by delivering various technical seminars and lectures.  He delivered over 140 technical seminars in various institutions including HKIE, HKISC, HKIS, HKFA, RICS, HKICW, CIOB, BD, ArchSD, HD, etc., in which over 100 seminars since 2012 for the topics related to “Glass and Façade Engineering” including Statutory Requirements, Analysis, Design, Testing, Quality Control, Practical Consideration, Production, Installation, and Inspection.

For more information please contact:

Crystal Fung