Professor Heng Li
BE, ME, PhD(Syd.), MAIB, MAIQS, MHKIE

Chair Professor, Research Centre Director for CI, Academic Discipline Leaders of Information and Construction Technology & Virtual Prototyping Laboratory Manager, Academic Advisor

Tel.: (852) 2766 5879
E-mail address : bshengli@polyu.edu.hk
 

Heng started his academic career from Tongji University since 1987. Heng then researched and lectured at the University of Sydney, James Cook University and Monash University before joining Hong Kong Polytechnic University. During this period, Heng have also worked with engineering design and construction firms and provided consultancy services to both private and government organizations in Australia, Hong Kong and China. Heng has conducted many funded research projects related to the innovative application and transfer of construction information technologies, and he has published 2 books, more than 200 journal papers in major journals of his field and numerous conferences papers in proceedings.

Teaching
 
Main areas
Construction Virtual Prototyping 
Construction Information Technology 
Construction Management 
Construction Technology
Research and Scholarly Activities
 
Research
Interests
Construction Virtual Prototyping Technology (please link to http://www.bre.polyu.edu.hk/cvplab)
Construction Management and Innovative Technology
 
Current
Research
Projects
Integration of Virtual Prototyping Technology and IKEA model to improve construction processes
 
Research
Students
Supervision
Currently 5 PhD students and 3 Mphil students
Administration
 
 
Director, Research Centre for Construction Innovation ( please link to http://www.bre.polyu.edu.hk/rcci/index.htm)
Discipline Leader, Information and Construction Technology
Virtual Prototyping Laboratory Manager
Academic Advisor
Consultancy and Professional Service
 
Consultancy
Application of Construction Virtual Prototyping Technology
(please link to http://www.bre.polyu.edu.hk/cvplab )
 
Professional
Service
Served as editor, editorial board members to several leading research journals, please link to
http://ees.elsevier.com/autcon/
http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/01446193.asp
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/Insight/viewContainer.do;jsessionid=08BBAFB8EB7949E9A440E
904A4198876?containerType=JOURNAL&containerId=24153
Selected Recent Publication List
 
Book and Research Monograph (Selected)
1
Li, H. (1994) Machine Learning of Design Concepts. Computational Mechanics Press. Southampton, UK. 220p
2
Chen Z and Li, H. (2006) Environmental Management in Construction, A Quantitative Approach. Taylor & Francis. 212p.
 
Externally
Refereed
Journal
Paper (Selected)
1
Zhang H and Li, H. (2006) Multi-Mode Project Scheduling Based on Particle Swarm Optimization. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 21(2), pp. 93-103.
2
Wong J and Li, H. (2006) Development of a Conceptual Model for the Selection of Intelligent Building Systems. Building and Environment. 41 (2006), pp. 1106-1123.
3
Huang T, Kong S, Guo, S, Li, H. And Baldwin A (2007) A Virtual Prototyping System For Simulating Construction Processes, Automation In Construction. 16(2007). pp. 276-285.
4
Li, H. Huang, T, Kong C W, Guo, S, Chan N, Baldwin A and Wong J (2008) Integrating Design and Construction Through Virtual Prototyping, Automation In Construction, Accepted for publication.
 
Doctoral Thesis
1 Li, H. (1993). PLearning Design Concepts to Asssist Preliminary Design, University of Sydney, Australia.

Updated on July 2013