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Dr Ho, Daniel Chi Wing 何志榮

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Honorary Professor

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Dr Ho, Daniel Chi Wing 何志榮

Title:
Honorary Professor

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Also Cited As:
Ho, Chi-wing, Daniel
Ho, D

Biography

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.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Ng, HF
2009-10-012010 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong, Elsevier Ltd.
Research Achievement
Yau, Y
2007-03-01Best 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
Cheung, AKC
2008-05-012009 Research Output Prize (Faculty of Architecture): University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong, Elsevier Ltd
Research Achievement
Yau, Y
Wong, ST
Cheung, AKC
2005-11-01A 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
Cheung, AKC
Yau, Y
Ng, HF
Lam, C.L.K
2007-01-01Best 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
Yau, Y
Wang, S
Cheung, AKC
2005-11-01Best 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
2011-10-01Distinguished Building Surveyor: The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
Others
Cheung, AKC
2005-04-01Literati 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
Lim, BERNARD
Cheung, DANIEL
Kwong, KELVIN K.K
2007-01-01HKIA 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
Cheung, AKC
Yau, Y
Ng, HF
2007-03-01Best 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
2005-01-01Lead 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
2001-07-01Peter Barrington Gold Medal Award: The Australian Property Institute (API) for the best report produced on property field in that year
Research Achievement
Yau, Y
2007-03-01Best 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
2013-01-01Best Paper Awards: Pacific Rim Real Estate Society Conference
Research Achievement
2014-09-01Long Service Award: The University of Hong Kong
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
07/2009-06/2016Member, RICS (HK) BoardThe Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
09/2013-08/2014Chairman, RICS(HK) BoardThe Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
07/2009-06/2017Governing Council Member (Asia Representative)The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
11/2002 - 11/2003PresidentThe Hong Kong Institute of Facility Management
2001 - dateMember, Research CommitteeThe Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
03/2004 - 11/2008Member, Board of Professional DevelopmentThe Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
2004 - 2011Member, Editorial BoardThe Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
06/2004 - datePanel of Experts, Board of EducationThe Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
2012 - 2013Chairman, Editorial BoardThe Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors
2000 - dateMember of the CourtThe Academy of Building Surveying
2003 - dateMember, Board of Education and ResearchThe Professional Green Building Council
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