Welcome to CIB-HKU!
CIB-HKU Student Chapter in our faculty of architecture in HKU is a student chapter of an international research council – International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB). It aims to to promote discussions and debates on general issues and cutting edge research trends in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Real Estate domain. All RPGs in our Faculty of Architecture are automatically members! And we also welcome RPG students from Department of Civil Engineering to take part in our activities.
For now, we have in total 12 members in the organizing committee. The chapter is advised by Professor Chau (Dean of theDepartment of Real Estate and Construction) and Dr. Jia (Department of Architecture). All current Research Postgraduate Students(RPGs) would automatically become our members. External perspective is also warmly welcomed to join our Chapter. CIB-HKU StudentChapter aims to promote discussions and debates on general issues and cutting-edge research trends in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Real Estate domain.
Membership of the CIB student chapter provides the following benefits to people:
access the relevant sources of information through the network with the CIB;
connect to other researchers and research students at international level;
have a reliable and effective access point to the global research community;
improve your own performance through international cooperation and information exchange;
attend workshops/seminars and social activities organized by the CIB Student Chapter.
CIB previously stood for “Conseil International du Bâtiment”, today it is known as the “International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction“. It is an international research council which provides a global network for international exchange and cooperation in research and innovation in building and construction in support of an improved building process and of improved performance of the built environment. CIB today consists of a world wide network of over 5000 experts from about 500 member organisations active in the research community, in industry or in education, who cooperate and exchange information in over 50 CIB Commissions covering all fields in building and construction related research and innovation. It can be asserted that at present CIB is the world’s foremost platform for international cooperation and information exchange in the area of building and construction research and innovation