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Professor Weisheng Lu 呂偉生

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Professor Weisheng Lu 呂偉生

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Wilson Lu is Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture, the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He holds a BSc of Computer Science and an MSc of Construction Economics and Management. He was awarded his PhD by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU) in 2006. He has worked as a research fellow at the University of Reading, UK, from 2006 to 2008. His research interests focus on Construction Management with three clear directions:

  • International construction: international competitiveness, strategic management, procurement innovation, and corporate social responsibility;
  • Construction informatics: Building Information Modelling (BIM), smart construction, and big data; and
  • Construction waste management: Management, economics, and public policies.

Prof. Wilson Lu is the leader of research grants worth HK$20+ million from various prestigious funding regimes including Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC), Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), The Government Policy Innovation and Co-Ordination Office (PICO), and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

Prof. Wilson Lu is the author of more than 120 books, book chapters, and journal papers. He has a Google Citation > 4400 and H-index > 37. He has been ranked as one of the Top 1% Scholar by Clarivate Analytics since 2017. He was the receiver of HKU Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2014-15, and HKU Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) award 2018-19.

Prof. Lu is the Director of iLab, which is an urban big data hub housed on the 7th floor of the Knowles Building, HKU to facilitate multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary urban big data collection, storage, analysis, and presentation to inform decision-making in urban development.

Prof. Lu has been the Associate Dean (Research) of Faculty of Architecture (FoA) since March 2016. He is pledged to serve colleagues and assist the Dean of FoA with Scholarship (e.g., grant applications), Knowledge Exchange (KE), and other ad hoc businesses (e.g., Research Assessment Exercise 2020).

Prof. Lu is the President of the Chinese Research Institute of Construction Management (CRIOCM). He is the Editor of International Journal of Construction Management.

Biography

Wilson Lu is Professor in the Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture, the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He holds a BSc of Computer Science and an MSc of Construction Economics and Management. He was awarded his PhD by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU) in 2006. He has worked as a research fellow at the University of Reading, UK, from 2006 to 2008. His research interests focus on Construction Management with three clear directions:

  • International construction: international competitiveness, strategic management, procurement innovation, and corporate social responsibility;
  • Construction informatics: Building Information Modelling (BIM), smart construction, and big data; and
  • Construction waste management: Management, economics, and public policies.

Prof. Wilson Lu is the leader of research grants worth HK$20+ million from various prestigious funding regimes including Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC), Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), The Government Policy Innovation and Co-Ordination Office (PICO), and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

Prof. Wilson Lu is the author of more than 110 books, book chapters, and journal papers. He has a Google Citation > 4000 and H-index > 35. He has been ranked as one of the Top 1% Scholar by Clarivate Analytics since 2017. He was the receiver of HKU Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2014-15, and HKU Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) award 2018-19.

Prof. Lu is the Director of iLab, which is an urban big data hub housed on the 7th floor of the Knowles Building, HKU to facilitate multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary urban big data collection, storage, analysis, and presentation to inform decision-making in urban development.

Prof. Lu has been the Associate Dean (Research) of Faculty of Architecture (FoA) since March 2016. He is pledged to serve colleagues and assist the Dean of FoA with Research Postgraduates (RPG), Scholarship (e.g., grant applications), Knowledge Exchange (KE), and other ad hoc businesses (e.g., Research Assessment Exercise 2020).

Prof. Lu is the Vice President of the Chinese Research Institute of Construction Management (CRIOCM). He is the Editor of International Journal of Construction Management.

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
Chan, CH
Choy, CY
Kwok, CH
Yam, KL
Y, HK
2013-09-01Bronze Award of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards 2013: GS1 Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Tam, M
Leung, A
Au, S
Chan, K
2010-09-01Gold Prize of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards 2010: GS1 Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Chen, X
Ye, M
Shen, LIYIN
2014-11-01The 2nd Prize, Excellent Paper: Construction waste generation rate (WGR) revisited: a big data approach: The 19th International Symposium On The Advancement Of Construction Management And Real Estate
Research Achievement
Hui, R
Lam, LP
Lee, CM
Liu, K
Wong, YC
Wong, PP
2012-07-01The 1st Prize of the 5th Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management: Tsinghua University
Research Achievement
Man, R
Chau, C
Wong, F
Yee, H
2011-09-01Gold Prize of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards 2011: GS1 Hong Kong
Research Achievement
Zhang, YUANLIN
Wang, ZHENG
2012-06-01The 2nd Prize of the Advanced Technology Award: The Chongqing Government, 科技进步二等奖, 重庆市人民政府
Research Achievement
2012-06-01The Dedication and excellence in the Research and Development work: Hong Kong Housing Authority
Research Achievement
Hui, CP
Lee, CH
Leong, CW
Chun, LT
Shung, H
2013-07-01The 2nd Prize of the 6th Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management: Tsinghua University, Beijing
Research Achievement
WANG, J
XU, J
BAO, Z
Cao, J
Zetkulic, AE
2018-06-014th Prize of the 11th Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management (ICCEM): Tsinghua University and Gammon Construction Ltd.,
Research Achievement
Xiang, Q.T.
Gong, X.L.
Ye, G.
2018-08-01Excellent Paper Award in The 23rd International Symposium on the Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate.: Chinese Research Institute of Construction Management (CRIOCM)
Research Achievement
2018-07-01Faculty Knowledge Exchange Award 2018 for 'RFID-Enabled Building Information Modeling (BIM) Platform for Prefabrication Housing Production in Hong Kong': The University of Hong Kong
Research Achievement
2015-07-01the grant to recruit a post-doctoral fellow for the next three years: the 34th Round Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor Scheme, University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong
Others
2015-06-01Certificates of Appreciation for the R&D works on "Cost Benefit Analysis on the use of BIM for construction projects": Hong Kong Housing Authority
Research Achievement
2015-01-01Bridging BIM and Buildings (BBB), Unbinding Bounded Rationality: Bidding for Central pool Research Postgraduate Places 2015-2016 by Faculties/SRTs/SKLs
Others
2015-07-01Certificates of Appreciation for the R&D works on “Logistic management with the adoption of RFID and BIM”: Hong Kong Housing Authority
Research Achievement
YE, M
Ye, K
Flanagan, R
2015-10-01Best paper award: “Ye, M., Lu, W.S., Ye, K.H. and Flanagan, R. (2015). How do top construction companies diversify in the international construction market? ": CRIOCM2015 International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate
Research Achievement
Fang, D
2015-12-01Charter Institute of Building (CIOB) Bowen Jenkins Legacy (BJL) Research Fund: "From CSR to OHS and Well-being of Construction Workers: The China Dilemma." Request Fund: GB£9,795. Duration: 24 Months: Charter Institute of Building (CIOB) Bowen Jenkins Legacy (BJL)
Research Achievement
2015-07-0134th Round Post-doctoral Fellow/Research Assistant Professor Scheme: "BIM-and IoTs-oriented Smart Construction Objects (SCOs): The Elementary Particles of Future Construction": University Research Committee, The University of Hong Kong, July 2015.
Research Achievement
CHEN, K
LIU, D
NIU, Y
YE, M
2015-07-012nd Prize (RPG students) - Auto-In: An SCO-based Autonomous Installation System for Prefabrication Construction: 8th Innovation Competition in Construction Engineering and Management (ICCEM)
Research Achievement
2016-06-01A grant from China Affairs Offices: China Affairs Offices
Research Achievement
NIU, Y
LIU, D
CHEN, K
YE, M
2016-05-01Young Innovator Award (Academia): Construction Industry Council (CIC) Hong Kong Innovation Award – 2015
Research Achievement
2015-06-01Certificate of Appreciation for the R&D work on "Cost Benefit Analysis on the use of BIM for Construction Projects".: Hong Kong Housing Authority
Research Achievement
2016-03-01HKU Outstanding Young Researcher Award (OYRA): HKU
Research Achievement
CHEN, K
LIU, D
NIU, Y
2016-12-01The only Best Paper Award of CRIOCM'2016: The 21st International Conference on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate (CRIOCM'2016)
Research Achievement
WANG, J
2017-07-01The Special Award for Joint Computing in Construction: The LC3 Innovation Competition 2017, Heraklion, Greece
Research Achievement
TSE, T
2016-12-01Quantity Surveying Top Award (supervision): THE HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF SURVEYORS (HKIS)
Others
WANG, H
2016-12-01HKIS Outstanding Final Year Thesis Award (supervision): THE HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF SURVEYORS (HKIS)
Others
HUI, P
2016-12-01Building Surveying Second Award (supervision): THE HONG KONG INSTITUTE OF SURVEYORS (HKIS)
Others
Fung, AYS
Shen, GQP
2016-09-01BuildingSMART Hong Kong International Award 2016 (Title of Entry: Towards a new era in logistics and supply chain management of precast element production through the integrated use of BIM and RFID): BuildingSMART
Research Achievement
YANG, B.Y
2017-08-01CIOB (HONG KONG) Outstanding Student Awards 2016/17 (Supervision): The Chartered Institute Of Building (ciob, Hong Kong)
Others
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
04/2005Member, Vice President and the Secretary-GeneralThe Chinese Research Institute of Construction Management
09/2009 to PresentMemberCharted Institute of Builder
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Project management
International construction
Construction waste management
Construction management
Construction IT and building information modeling
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English, Putonghua, Cantonese英語、普通話、粵語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English, Chinese英文、中文
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