Research Projects

(As Principle Investigator)

Conference Organization

(and Proceedings/Journal Editorial)

Consultancy Projects


A Study of Water Seepage in Construction Materials with Phase Velocity Dispersion of Wide-Band Ground Penetrating Radar Wave and Spectral Analysis of Surface Wave (SASW).


Developing ground penetrating radar as a spectral analyzer for in-situ evaluation of construction material properties, funded by Research Grant Council, General Research Fund and PolyU's matching grant.


Investigation of Inhomogeneous Water Distribution (IWD) in Soil and Concrete Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), funded by Research Grant Council, Early Career Scheme and PolyU's Faculty of Construction and Environment postdoctoral matching grant.


Survey of Debonds in High-rise External Wall of Buildings with Infrared Camera (IR) Carried by Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), funded by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor (RICS).


Accurate Depth Estimation of Embedded Objects as Compliance Check of Concrete Structures by Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), by Construction Industry Institute (Hong Kong) / PolyU Innovation Fund.


Integration of Underground Features Mapped by Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Positioning System, by PolyU start-up fund.
























Conference Chair of 16th International conference of ground penetrating radar (GPR) 2016 held on 14-17 June 2016 in Hong Kong, editor of the conference proceedings (121 papers in IEEE Xplore library);


Guest Editor of two special issues in two journals: IEEE JSTARS and NDT & E International.




Non-destructive structural survey and diagnosis of reinforced concrete structures, Civil Engineering Development Department (CEDD), HKSAR Government.


The use of microwave technology in moisture measurement in concrete, Buildings Department (BD), HKSAR Government.


Collaboration study on application of ground penetration radar for void detection under footways, Highway Department (HyD), HKSAR Government.


Survey of water leak in a rising main in Island Road by ground penetrating radar, Drainage Services Department (DSD), HKSAR Government.


Introductory Course in Underground Utility Survey Technologies for Professional Land Surveyor Grade Staff of the Survey and Mapping Office, Lands Department and other Engineering Departments, HKSAR Government


Macao Training Program 2014 on Geomatics Technologies.


Pilot Study on The Use of Ground Penetrating Radar To Detect Void around Water Mains at Carriageway (Stage 1), Water Supplies Department, HKSAR Government.


Non-Destructive Site Investigation Report for Bailey Street and Mok Cheong Street, To Kwa Wan Water Supplies Department, HKSAR Government.










10/2015 to 4/2017















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