Dr Ho, Daniel Chi Wing 何志榮
Dr. HO is a Registered Professional Building Surveyor and Fellow Member of The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS), The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and The Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management (HKIFM). He is an Authorized Person registered under the Buildings Ordinance (Cap. 123) and was President of the Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management (HKIFM) from 2002-2003.
Dr. HO’s research interests are the assessment of building quality and performance and facility management. Dr. HO initiated the Building Health & Hygiene Index (BHHI) research during the outbreak of SARS in March 2003, which has now been extended further to cover building safety and conditions. The practical aspects of the assessment schemes will have a bearing on urban renewal and maintenance management of buildings. Dr. HO’s work has attracted media attention, and he has taken part in a number of press conferences, TV documentaries, and road shows, as well as newspaper special features over the past few years.
Dr. HO has co-authored two books and has contributed to chapters of several other books. He is currently the P.I. of a number of research projects with grants from the RGC and external bodies. Dr. HO has published papers in the areas of building quality and performance assessment, sustainable development and heritage, facility management benchmarking, development control, and the durability of building materials.
Dr. HO has served on various government committees, councils, and boards of professional institutions, including the Authorized Persons’ and Registered Structural Engineers’ Disciplinary Board Panel, and the Appeal Tribunal Panel, under the Buildings Ordinance (Cap. 123), etc. Dr. HO was the Head of the Department of Real Estate & Construction for the period 1 January 2006 to 28 February 2009.
|Awardees||Award Date||Honours / Awards / Prizes||Category|
|2009-10-01||2010 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong, Elsevier Ltd.||Research Achievement|
|2007-03-01||Best Papaer Award - for a paper titled "An empirical study of unauthorized appendages in multi-storey residential buildings in Hong Kong": Ministry of Construction, PRC||Research Achievement|
|2008-05-01||2009 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong, Elsevier Ltd||Research Achievement|
|2005-11-01||A Comparative Study of Building Performance Assessment Schemes in Hong Kong and Mainland China: Proceedings of the 5th China Urban Housing Conference, Centre for Housing Innovations, the Chinese University of Hong Kong||Research Achievement|
|2005-04-01||Literati Club Awards for Excellence: Outstanding Paper (with Ho, DCW, Leung HF, Wong SK, Cheung AKC et. Al.), Assessing the Health and Hygiene Performance of Apartment Buildings: Facilities, Emerald Publishing, UK, Emerald Publishing, UK||Research Achievement|
|2007-01-01||Best Papers Award: A survey of sick building syndrome (SBS) in private apartment buildings in Hong Kong: preliminary results: Proceedings of the Sixth China Urban Housing Conference, Beijing||Research Achievement|
|2005-11-01||Best Paper Award - for a paper titled "A comparative study of building performance assessment schemes in Hong Kong and Mainland China": Ministry of Construction, PRC||Research Achievement|
|2011-10-01||Distinguished Building Surveyor: The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors||Others|
|2007-03-01||Best Paper Award - for a paper titled "A survey of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) in private apartment buildings in Hong Kong: preliminary results": Ministry of Construction, PRC||Research Achievement|
Kwong, KELVIN K.K
|2007-01-01||HKIA Honourable Mention: Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) Special Architectural Award - Architectural Research 'Quality of Life for Publlic Housing with Emphasis on Health and Safety Issues'||Research Achievement|
|2001-07-01||Peter Barrington Gold Medal Award: The Australian Property Institute (API) for the best report produced on property field in that year||Research Achievement|
|2005-01-01||Lead author of Literati Club Awards for Excellence Outstanding Paper for the publication of the paper 'Assessing the Health and Hygiene Performance of Apartment Buildings': Facilities||Research Achievement|
|2007-03-01||Best Papers Award: An empirical study of unathorized appendages in multi-storey residential buildings in Hong Kong: Proceedings of the Sixth China Urban Housing Conference, Beijing||Research Achievement|
|2013-01-01||Best Paper Awards: Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Conference||Research Achievement|
|2014-09-01||Long Service Award: The University of Hong Kong||Others|
|Term Period||Position||Professional Societies|
|07/2009-06/2016||Member, RICS (HK) Board||The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors|
|09/2013-08/2014||Chairman, RICS(HK) Board||The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors|
|07/2009-06/2017||Governing Council Member (Asia Representative)||The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)|
|2001 - date||Member, Research Committee||The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors|
|11/2002 - 11/2003||President||The Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management|
|03/2004 - 11/2008||Member, Board of Professional Development||The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors|
|2004 - 2011||Member, Editorial Board||The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors|
|06/2004 - date||Panel of Experts, Board of Education||The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors|
|2012 - 2013||Chairman, Editorial Board||The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors|
|2003 - date||Member, Board of Education and Research||The Professional Green Building Council|
|2000 - date||Member of the Court||The Academy of Building Surveying|
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