Ir Dr LAI Wai-lok, Wallace

BSc (Hons.), PhD, MHKIE


                Address:   ZS615, 6/F, BLK Z,

                                     The Hong Kong Polytechnic University,

                                     Hung Hom, KLN, HONG KONG


                Tel:           (+852) 3400-8960


Current Position








Professional Qualification

Corporate member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineer (Materials Division)


Community Service

Technical Assessor, Hong Kong Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (HOKLAS), Innovation Technology Commission, HKSAR Government.

Visiting Scientist, VIII.2 Nondestructive Damage Assessment and Environmental Measurement Methods, Federal Institute of Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin, Germany.  Link

Associate Professor, Department of Land Surveying and Geo-informatics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  Link

Teaching and Research Statement


I have been working on nondestructive and geophysical DIAGNOSIS and IMAGING of unseen members and hazards in underground utility networks and concrete infrastructures, or simply ‘SEEING THE UNSEEN’. My main teaching and research interests include survey & mapping, 3D imaging, and diagnosis of engineering structures, underground utilities, construction materials, hydro-geophysics, and site of archaeology values. These techniques include ground penetrating radar, infrared thermography, acoustic, ultrasound, electrical resistivity, acoustic leak noise correlation, etc.

Position & Statement


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