Individual or Group Research awards

Resources, Conservation & Recycling (RCR) Best Paper Award 2021

Resources, Conservation & Recycling (RCR) Best Paper Award 2021

The annual Best Paper Awards recognize high-quality, high-impact papers published in Resources, Conservation & Recycling (RCR). The awards are selected based on scholarly merits by an Award Committee consisting of members of the Editorial Board. Among the 689 papers RCR published in 2021, three research and three review articles were selected...

buildingSMART International Awards 2021

buildingSMART International Awards 2021

A team led by Professor Wilson Lu, Dr Frank Xue (Assistant Professor) and Dr Jinying Xu (Post-Doctoral Fellow) at iLab, Faculty of Architecture, The University of Hong Kong (HKU) won the buildingSMART International (bSI) Awards 2021 in the “Professional Research” category. Their project is called “OpenBIM: Opening the gate for BIM and blockchain...

CIC Construction Digitalisation Award 2021

CIC Construction Digitalisation Award 2021

On Nov 1, 2021, iLab was awarded the Silver Award in the Training/Research Institute category at the Hong Kong CIC Construction Digitalisation Award (CDA) 2021. CIC Construction Digitalisation Award 2021 was organized by Hong Kong Construction Industry Council (CIC). It is the first time for CIC to organize the CDA after a series of other...

CIC BIM Achievement Award 2020

CIC BIM Achievement Award 2020

We received the Construction Industry Council (CIC) BIM achievement award 2020. Prof. George Huang (Chair Professor, Dept. of IMSE, HKU), Prof. Wilson Lu (Professor, Dept. of REC, HKU), Dr Ray Zhong (Assistant Professor, Dept. of IMSE, HKU), and Dr David Leung (LSCM) went to CIC to receive the award. It was based on an ITF project in 2015 –...

We won the Faculty Research Output Prize 2019!

We won the Faculty Research Output Prize 2019!

A paper by iLab professors and researchers was selected as the winner of the 2018-2019 Research Output Prize. Fan Xue, Weisheng Lu, Christopher J. Webster, Ke Chen. (2019). A derivative-free optimization-based approach for detecting architectural symmetries from 3D point clouds. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 148, 32-40....

HKU Faculty of Architecture (FoA) Research Output Prize 2019

A paper by iLab professors and researchers was selected as the winner of the 2018-2019 Research Output Prize. Fan Xue, Weisheng Lu, Christopher J. Webster, Ke Chen. (2019). A derivative-free optimization-based approach for detecting architectural symmetries from 3D point clouds. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 148, 32-40....

HKU Faculty of Architecture (FoA) Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018

The Faculty Knowledge Exchange (KE) Awards were introduced in 2011 in order to recognise each Faculty’s outstanding KE accomplishment that has made demonstrable economic, social or cultural impacts to benefit the community, business/industry, or partner organisations. Nominations in each Faculty were considered by an Ad Hoc Faculty KE Award...

HKU Outstanding Young Researcher Award (OYRA) 2014-2015

HKU Outstanding Young Researcher Award (OYRA) 2014-2015

The OYRA is award made by the University Research Committee (URC) at HKU to give recognition to young researchers, respectively, for their extremely outstanding accomplishments in research. The highly-coveted award is only made to researchers of distinction, and only after careful scrutiny and assessment of all nominations by a special...

CIC Young Innovator Award 2015

CIC Young Innovator Award 2015

A team formed by Dr Nina Niu, Dr Leo Chen, Dr Megan Ye, Dr Diandian Liu, and Dr Kevin Wang led by Prof Wilson Lu, won the Hong Kong Construction Industry Council (CIC) Young Innovator Award 2015. The winning idea is an “i-Core” developed in Dr Wilson Lu’s team to encapsulate smart construction objects (SCOs) properties. Similar to a CPU to a...

Supervision awards

Bronze Award of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards, 2013

Bronze Award of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards 2013, organised by GS1 Hong Kong. Project title: Danger Zones Identification and Alert System - The Application of RFID in Construction Safety, by a group of year-2 undergraduates in my studio course.

Gold Award of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards, 2011

Gold Award of the Hong Kong U-21 RFID Awards, 2011 organised by GS1 Hong Kong. Project title: Simultaneous Score-counting System in Bun Scrambling Competition, by a group of year-2 undergraduates in my studio course.