Ann T.W. YU
BSc,MSc, phD, MIVM, MHKIVM, MAIB

Assistant Professor, Deputy Award Coordinator for MSc / PgD in PM - Mixed mode & Academic Resources Officer

Tel.: (852) 2766 5795
E-mail address : bsannyu@polyu.edu.hk
 

Ann has a BSc degree in Building from University of Brighton, UK and a MSc degree in Construction Management from City University of Hong Kong. She has obtained PhD from the Department of Building and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2007. She started her profession as an Assistant Architect and worked for a number of different professional firms including architectural firms, quantity surveying practice as well as the Hong Kong Housing Authority. Dr Yu was appointed as an Assistant Professor in Value Management and Construction Management by the Department of Building and Real Estate of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in September 2007. She has a strong track record and has published extensively on the broad theme of project management in leading construction management journals and international conference proceedings.

Teaching
 
Main areas
Research and Consultancy Techniques
Value Management
Project Management
Research and Scholarly Activities
 
Research
Interests
Requirements Management
Value Management
Sustainable Construction
Project and Construction Management
C&D Waste Management
 
Current
Research
Projects
Risk Management for Urban-Rural Conflict in Urbanization Process
Ensuring Sustainability in Building Design and Development: A value Management Approach
Perceived Policy Effectiveness and Recycling Intentions
Administration
 
 
Deputy Award Coordinator (Mixed mode), MSc / PgD in Project Management
Consultancy and Professional Service
 
Consultancy
Value Management
Briefing Process
Design Management
 
Professional
Service
Secretary of The Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (2007-Present)
Academic Exchange Committee Member of The Hong Kong Institute of Architect (2008-2011)
Selected Recent Publication List
 
Book and Research Monograph (selected)
1
Shen, G.Q.P., Yu, A.T.W. and Chung, J.K.H. (2013) Value Management in Construction and Real Estate, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ISBN: 978-962-367-761-5.
2
Yu, A.T.W., Shen, G.Q.P., Kelly, J. and Hunter, K. (2006) A How-To Guide to Value Briefing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ISBN: 962-367-367-510-0
3
Yu, A.T.W., Shen, G.Q.P., Kelly, J. and Hunter, K. (2006) A Concise Guide to Value Briefing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ISBN: 962-367-509-7.
4
Poon, C.S., Yu, A.T.W. and Ng, L.H. (2001) A Guide for Managing and Minimizing Building and Demolition Waste, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ISBN: 962-367-311-6.
 
Publications in Refereed Journals
1
Poon, C.S., Yu, A.T.W., Wong, A. and Yip, R. (2013) Quantifying the Impact of Construction Waste Charging Scheme on Construction Waste Management in Hong Kong, Journal of Construction, Engineering and Management, ASCE, 139(5), 466-479.
2
Yu, A.T.W. and Shen, Q.P. (2013) Problems and Solutions of Requirements Management for Construction Projects under the Traditional Procurement Systems, Facilities, 31(5/6), 223-237.
3
Yu, A.T.W., Poon, C.S., Wong, A., Yip, R. and Jaillion, L. (2013) Impact of construction waste disposal charging scheme on work practices at construction sites in Hong Kong,Waste Management, 33(1), 138-146.
4
Yu, A.T.W., Chan, E.H.W., Chan, D.W.M,  Lam, P.T.I and Tang P.W.L. (2010) Management of client requirements for design and build projects in the construction industry of Hong Kong, Facilities, 28(13/14), pp. 657-672.
5
Yu, A.T.W., Shen, G.Q.P. and Chan, E.H.W. (2010) Managing employers’ requirements in construction industry – Experiences and challenges, Facilities, 28(7/8), pp. 371-382.
6
Yu, A.T.W. and Shen, Q.P. (2010) Pedagogy of Teaching Value Management in Postgraduate Construction and Postgraduate Program, Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, ASCE, 136(2), pp. 93-101.
7
Yu, A.T.W., Shen, Q.P., Kelly, J. and Hunter, K. (2008) A Comparative Study of the Variables in Construction Project Briefing/ Architectural Programming, Journal of Construction, Engineering and Management, ASCE, 134(2), 122-138
8
Yu, A.T.W., Shen, Q.P., Kelly, J. and Hunter, K. (2007) An Empirical Study of the Variables in Construction Briefing, International Journal of Project Management, 25(1), 198 - 212.
9
Yu, A.T.W., Shen, Q.P., Kelly, J. and Hunter, K. (2006) An Investigation of the Critical Success Factors in Construction Project Briefing by way of Content Analysis, Journal of Construction, Engineering and Management, ASCE, 132(11), pp. 1178-1186.
10
Yu, A.T.W., Shen, Q.P., Kelly, J. and Hunter, K. (2005) Application of Value Management in Project Briefing, Facilities, 23(7/8), pp. 331-342.
 
Doctoral Dissertation
A Value Management Framework for Systematic Identification and Precise Representation of Client Requirements in the Briefing Process

Updated on May 2013