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Dr Choi, Clarence Edward 蔡灝暉

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Assistant Professor

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Dr Choi, Clarence Edward 蔡灝暉

Title:
Assistant Professor

Short Biography:

Dr Choi is Assistant Professor of the geotechnical group in the Department of Civil Engineering at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). Before joining HKU, he was Research Assistant Professor of the geotechnical group in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and a Junior Fellow of the HKUST Institute for Advanced Study. 

Dr Choi is founding and current Chair of the Debris Flow and Steep Creek Hazards Mitigation Committee of the Association of Geohazard Professionals. He is a Board Member (alternate) of the International Consortium of Landslides of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Chair-nominated Member of the Technical Committee on Slope Stability (TC208) of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), and Hong Kong nominated representative for the Joint Technical Committee (JTC1) on natural slopes and landslides. Clarence received the 2017 Telford Premium Prize from the Institution of Civil Engineers in UK and the 2017 R.M. Quigley award from the Canadian Geotechnical Society.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of CalgaryBSc
The Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyPhD
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2022-11-01Oldrich Hungr Award: The International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), partner NGO with UNESCO
Research Achievement
2019-03-01Landslides Best Paper Award: ICL, partner NGO of UNESCO
Research Achievement
2022-05-01Geotechnical Paper Award: HKIE and Geotechnical Division Committee (GDC)
Research Achievement
2023-05-01Bright Spark Award: ISSMGE
Research Achievement
2023-05-01The 3rd Hutchinson Lecturer: Federation of the International Geo-Engineering Societies, FedIGS, including the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE), International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM), The International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG), International Geosynthetics Society (IGS)
Research Achievement
2017-07-01Junior fellow: Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study
Research Achievement
2015-07-01Junior fellow: Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study
Research Achievement
2017-06-01R.M. Quigley Award: Canadian Geotechnical Society, Canadian Science Publishing
Research Achievement
2016-12-01Telford Premium Prize: Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), ICE Publishing, UK
Research Achievement
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
09/2019-presentLeadGeotechnical Pioneers Image Committee of the Geotechnical Division Committee, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, HKSAR, China
01/2019-presentCorresponding MemberTechnical committee on physical modelling (TC104); International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
01/2019-presentNominated MemberTechnical committee on frost geotechnics (TC216); International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
01/2019-presentCore memberHong Kong Geotechnical Society (HKGS) of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
01/2016-01/2019Co-opt MemberAssociation of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS), HKSAR, China
12/2019-presentNominated individual memberThe 6th China Youth Science and Technologists Association; Chinese Association for Science and Technology
01/2019-presentNominated individual memberThe 6th China Youth Science and Technologists Association; Chinese Association for Science and Technology
01/2019-presentYoung ordinary memberGeotechnical Division Committee, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)
09/2019-presentNominated memberGeotechnical Pioneers Image Committee of the Geotechnical Division Committee, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, HKSAR, China
01/2019-presentBoard memberInternational Consortium of Landslides, The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
11/2017-presentChairAssociation of Geohazard Professionals (Debris flow and steep creek hazards mitigation committee)
01/2019-presentOne of 26 Nominated MembersJoint technical committee No. 1 (JTC1) on natural slopes and landslides
01/2018-presentChair-nominated memberTechnical committee on slope stability (TC208); International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)
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