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Professor Young, Ben 楊立偉

Title:
Professor
Associate Dean, Graduate School

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Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2006-09-01Outstanding Young Researcher Award: The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Wong, CK
2014-04-01Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award (Team Award) 2013: Faculty of Engineering, HKU
Teaching Accomplishment
2006-11-01Best Teacher Award: Faculty of Engineering, The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2008-12-01Outstanding Teaching Award: The University of Hong Kong
Teaching Accomplishment
2007-06-01David Anderson Award: The University of Strathclyde, UK
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
11/2010 - PresentPanel MemberUniversity Grants Committee, Research Grants Council (RGC)
03/2011 - PresentMemberWorking Group on the Structural use of Glass, Buildings Department, HKSAR
02/2008 – PresentMemberTechnical Committee for Code of Practice for the Structural use of Steel, Buildings Department, HKSAR
01/2002 – PresentMemberAmerican Society of Civil Engineers
10/2008 – PresentMemberInternational Institute of Welding (IIW) Sub-commission XV-E on “Tubular Structures”
11/2005 – PresentMemberIIFC Working Group on FRP-Strengthened Metallic Structures
03/2010 – PresentMemberSEI/ASCE-8 Specification for the Design of Cold-formed Stainless Steel Structural Members
01/2002 – PresentExecutive Board MemberHong Kong Institute of Steel Construction
01/2003 – PresentHonorary SecretaryHong Kong Institute of Steel Construction
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Steel structures鋼結構
Fire resistance of metal structures金屬結構的防火
Cold-formed steel structures, testing and design of steel structures, thin-walled structures, structural stability, stainless steel structures, aluminium structures and fire resistance of metal structures
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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