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Professor Au, Francis Tat Kwong 區達光

Title:
Professor
Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering

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Professor Au, Francis Tat Kwong 區達光

Title:
Professor
Associate Dean, Faculty of Engineering

Also Cited As:
Au, Tat-kwong, Francis
Au, F
区达光

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
The University of Hong KongBSc(Eng) (First Class Honours)
The University of Hong KongMSc(Eng) (Distinction)
The University of Hong KongPhD
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Tong, MV
2002-09-01HKIE Transaction Prize 2002 (Civil): Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
Research Achievement
2004-06-01Best Teacher Award 2003-04, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong: Faculty of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
Du, J
2009-08-01OVM Paper Award for Prestressing 2009 (Class 1) for the paper “J.S. Du, F.T.K. Au, Y.K. Cheung and A.K.H. Kwan, Ductility Analysis of Prestressed Concrete Beams with Unbonded Tendons, Engineering Structures, Volume 30, Issue 1, 13-21, 2008”: China Civil Engineering Society, 第三届欧维姆优秀预应力论文奖一等奖(中国土木工程学会北京詹天佑土木工程科学技术发展基金会欧维姆预应力技术发展专项基金; 2009; 杜进生,区达光,张佑启,关国雄,无粘结预应力混凝土梁的延性分析)
Research Achievement
WEI, Y
Chen, S
2010-11-01HKIE Civil Division Civil Engineering Paper of the Year Award 2010 (Graduate Grade) for the paper: Ya Wei, Suwen Chen and Francis T.K. Au, Failure Analysis of Four-point-supported Glass Panels Subjected to Blast Loading, to appear in HKIE Transaction: HKIE Civil Division
Research Achievement
Du, J
2012-10-01OVM Paper Award for Prestressing 2012 (Class 2) of China Civil Engineering Society for the paper “J.S. Du and F.T.K. Au, Estimation of Ultimate Stress in External FRP Tendons, Proceedings of ICE, Structures and Buildings, Volume 162, Issue SB4, 213-220, 2009”: China Civil Engineering Society, 第四届欧维姆优秀预应力论文奖二等奖(中国土木工程学会北京詹天佑土木工程科学技术发展基金会欧维姆预应力技术发展专项基金; 2012; 杜进生,区达光,体外FRP筋的极限应力分析), 中国土木工程学会
Research Achievement
LEUNG, CYC
2016-09-01Structural Excellence Award 2016 - R&D Award: Commendation Merit by Joint IStructE-HKIE Structural Division for the paper "Collapse mechanism and robustness of precast segmental bridges" published in Proceedings, Institution of Civil Engineers, Bridge Engineering, Vol. 167, No.BE4, December, 2014, pp303-314.: Joint IStructE-HKIE Structural Division
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
2003 - 2008Representative of Structural DisciplineTraining Review Sub-Committee (Group I), Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2006 - 2007MemberOrganizing Committee, 3rd International Symposium on Environmental Vibrations: Prediction, Monitoring, Mitigating, and Evaluation (ISEV2007), November 28-30, 2007, Taipei
2008 - 09MemberScientific and Organizing Committee, 4th International Symposium on Environmental Vibrations: Prediction, Monitoring and Evaluation (ISEV2009), 28-30 October 2009, Beijing
2006 - 2007MemberInternational Advisory Committee, 2nd International Conference on Structural Condition Assessment, Monitoring and Improvement (SCAMI-2), 19-21 November 2007, Changsha, China, organized by School of Civil Engineering & Architecture, Central South University (CSU), Changsha, China
2012-Corresponding memberAcademic Qualifications Panel, Institution of Structural Engineers, UK
2007 - 09Member of Organizing Committee, Chairman of Technical Committee and Member of Fund Raising Committee7th International Conference on Tall Buildings, Sustainable Tall Buildings, 29-30 October 2009, Hong Kong
2005 - 2006MemberTechnical Sub-committee, International Bridge Conference 2006 hosted by Civil Division of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2007 - 2010Ex-official MemberAccreditation Board, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2008 - 2011Corresponding memberPhilosophy of Structural Design Task Group, Institution of Structural Engineers, UK
2011ChairmanTask Force on the HKIE Student Prize Programme
2011-12ChairmanTask Force on the HKIE Student Prize Programme
2003 - 2007Corresponding memberCodes & Standards Panel, Institution of Structural Engineers, UK
2004 - 08Representative of Structural Discipline; Deputy Chairman (2006/07)Education & Examination Committee, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2001-2007Committee memberHong Kong Institution of Engineers (Structural Division) and the Institution of Structural Engineers (Hong Kong Division)
2007 - 2010ChairmanEducation & Examinations Committee, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2007 - 2010Ex-official MemberQualification & Membership Board, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2003 - 2010Member; Secretary (2008-10)Structural Discipline Advisory Panel, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2011-14Honorary SecretaryStructural Discipline Advisory Panel, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
2015-17MemberAccreditation Board, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Concrete structures混凝土結構
Bridge structures橋樑結構
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Cantonese, Putonghua英語、粵語、普通話
English, Cantonese英語、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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