Geotechnical Division Awards for Students

The Geotechnical Division endeavours to encourage engineering students undertaking studies of geotechnical subjects

AECOM Prize for Best Students

to encourage students with best achievements in studies of geotechnical subjects

The Award Scheme

The HKIE Geotechnical Division Prize aims to award students for attaining good performance in geotechnical subjects in completing the civil engineering undergraduate course in Universities in Hong Kong. Each winning student will receive a cash award of HK$5,000 and a certificate of appreciation.

The 2017 Winners

MAK Chung Man The University of Hong Kong
CHENG Chun Ho Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Fong Tak Yan The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univeristy

AECOM Prize for Best Final-year Projects Students

to recognize students with efforts in completing the final year project of geotechnical subjects

The Award Scheme

The AECOM Prize for Best Final-year Geotechnical Project aims to recognize the efforts of final year students of local universities on their final year geotechnical projects. Nominations for the awards were invited from the Department of Civil Engineering of The University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Department of Civil & Structural Engineering of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Department of Building and Construction of The City University of Hong Kong. The prize is an annual award for final year students studying engineering degrees in local university. The winner will be awarded HK$6,000 and the first runner-up and second runner-up will be awarded HK$4,000 and HK$2,000 respectively.

The 2017 Winners

LAM Chung Tung The University of Hong Kong
LAM Hung Hei The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
CHUNG Ka Lung The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Ringo Yu Prize for Best PhD Thesis in Geotechnical Studies

to commend the best PhD thesis in geotechnical studies in Hong Kong

The Award Scheme

PhD graduates at the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and City University are eligible. The topic of thesis must be in fields of geotechnical engineering and must be published within one year from the nomination. The Universities will be invited to nominate one PhD thesis each for the prize award. Prize in the form of a certificate and an award of HK$8,000 will be given to the winners.

The 2017 Winners

Dr Kang DUAN The University of Hong Kong
Dr Duruo HUANG The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Dr FENG Weiqiang The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr ALADEJARE Adeyemi Emman The City University of Hong Kong

LPM Contractors Scholarship

to provide financial assistance and encouragement to undergraduate students to pursue studies in geotechnical engineering

The Award Scheme

The HKIE Geotechnical Division offer scholarship to final year students at The University of Hong Kong (HKU), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HKPU) and City University of Hong Kong (CityU). One scholarship award will be offered to each university each year. The scholarship will be an award of HK$30,000 and will not be renewable.

Candidates should :

1 be a final year undergraduate student at HKU, PolyU, HKUST or CityU
2 have obtained a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above in his/her study at the time of application for the scholarship
3 have obtained an average "B" or above in at least one geotechnical subject in his/her study in previous academic year
4 have undertaken or been undertaking or have committed to undertake at least one elective geotechnical subject in the application of undergraduate programme and
5 have strong interest and passion to develop his/her career in geotechnical engineering in Hong Kong

The 2017 Scholarship Awardee

MA Hong Yiu The University of Hong Kong
WONG Lai Kan The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Annie WONG Yan Yan The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
LO Tsz Kwan The City University of Hong Kong

Our Sponsors

the Geotechnical Division sincerely expresses its gratitude to the sponors for awarding students taking geotechnical studies