Dr. Johnny Kwok-Wai WONG
BBCM (Hons), MRE, PhD, MRICS (Quantity Surveying and Construction Division)

Assistant Professor, Award Coordinator for MSc/PgD in Construction and Real Estate (CRE), Academic Advisors, Departmental IT Laboratory Manager

Tel.: (852) 2766 5565
E-mail address : johnny.wong@polyu.edu.hk
 

Dr. Johnny Wong graduated from the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia) in 1998 with a Bachelor of Building Construction Management (First Class Honours) and stayed on to complete Master Degree in Real Estate. Following his Master degree he worked as a Project Quantity Surveyor/ Contract Administrator in Hong Kong and Sydney before moving to academia in late 2003. Johnny received his PhD with the Best Dissertation Awards (by CIB Student Chapter) in 2007. Prior to joining the PolyU as an Assistant Professor in mid-2011, Johnny was a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Johnny is a qualified member (MRICS) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK).

 

Winner of Departmental Award for Outstanding Teacher (2014/15)...more (Photo)

Teaching
 
Main areas
Building measurement and documentation
Quantity surveying practice
Cost planning and control
Sustainable building
Research and Scholarly Activities
 
Research
Interests
Green and intelligent building
Green BIM (Building Information Modeling)
Age-friendly built environments
Culture in construction industry
 
Current
Research
Projects

 

14/15 The Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) – Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies Funding (ITP/004/14LI): Automated Construction Progress Tracking Using Real-Time Locations of Labor Crew (Co-I, HKD372,000, 2014-15)
13/16 National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (71271184): I3E-GRD: Integrated, Intelligent and Innovative E-engineering Environment For Green Retrofit Design of Commercial Buildings (Co-I, RMB540,000, 2013-2016)
12/13 RGC/PPR fundable project (G-YL83): Racial Discrimination and Occupational Stress: Do They Affect the Mental Well-being and Health Outcomes of the Ethnic Minorities in the Construction Workplace in Hong Kong? (PI, HK$155,000)
12/13 PolyU Internal Competitive Research Grants (A-PM05): Smart Home Technologies For Elders with Dementia: A Pilot Study to Understand the Users’ Needs. (PI, HK$188.45K)
11/12 PolyU ICRG funding for newly recruited staff (1-ZV8S): Operatives' Perceptions of Workplace Stress on Hong Kong Construction Sites: A Study of Individual and Organizational Levels. (PI, HK300,000, 2012-2014)
 
Research
Awards

 

第一屆中國海外集團有限公司科學技術奬一等獎(獲獎項目:中國房地產開發企業競爭力研究)(Ref: KJ2009-1-03-R5), 2009
第四屆中國建築工程總公司科學技術奬三等獎(獲獎項目:中國房地產開發企業競爭力及房地產開發項目定位法研究)(Ref: 2008-23-21-R8), 2008
Distinction Award (Postgraduate/PhD Division) of the Best Final Year Dissertation Competition, CIB Student Chapter (Hong Kong Division), 2007
Administration
 
 
Committee Member, University Advisory Committee on eLearning (ACE), Hong Kong PolyU (May 2013 – present)
Member, Departmental Staffing Committee (January 2013 – present)
Member, Departmental Research Committee (January 2013-present)
Award Coordinator, MSc / PgD in CRE (July 2013 – present)
Departmental IT Laboratory Manager (July 2013- present)
Deputy Award Coordinator BSc (Hons) Property Management (2012-13)
Professional Service
 
Professional Service
Associate Editor, Intelligent Building International Journal (CIB Encouraged Journal), Taylor and Francis Group (2013 - present)
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research (JBCPR) (2013 - present)
Regional Editor, Intelligent Building International Journal (CIB Encouraged Journal), Taylor and Francis Group (2009 - 2013)
Council Committee Member, The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), Queensland Chapter, Australia (2008 - 2011)
Selected Recent Publication List
 
Research Publications in Refereed Journals (Selected)
Wong, J.K.W., Li, H., Chan, G., Wang, H., Huang, T., Luo, E., and Li, V. (2014), Virutal prototyping for construction site CO2 emissions and hazard detection, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems (in press) (Impact Factor: 0.821)
Wong, J.K.W. and Shum, R. (2014), Minor Works Control in Hong Kong: A Preliminary Evaluation, Facilities (in press) (CIB Encouraged Journal)
Wong, J.K.W. and Lin, H. (2014), Construction workplace discrimination experiences of ethnic minority operatives in Hong Kong construction sites, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 21(4) (CIB Encouraged Journal)
Wong, J.K.W. and Kuan K-L (2014), Implementing ‘BEAM Plus’ for BIM-based Sustainability Analysis, Automation in Construction, 44:163–175 (Impact Factor: 1.820)
Wong, J.K.W., Skitmore, M., Buys, L., and Wang, K. (2014), The effects of the indoor environment of residential care homes on dementia suffers in Hong Kong: A critical incident technique approach, Building and Environment, 73: 32-39 (Impact Factor: 2.699)
Wong, J.K.W. and Lau, L.S-K. (2013), From the ‘urban heat island’ to the ‘green island’? A preliminary investigation into the potential of retrofitting green roofs in Mongkok district of Hong Kong, Habitat International, 39: 25-35 (Impact Factor: 1.538)
Wong, J.K.W., Li, H., Wang, H., Huang, T., Luo, E., and Li, V. (2013), Toward low-carbon construction processes: the visualisation of predicted emission via virtual prototyping technology, Automation in Construction, 33,72-78 (Impact Factor: 1.820)
Wong J.K.W. and Li H. (2010), Construction, application and validation of selection evaluation model (SEM) for the intelligent HVAC control system, Automation in Construction, 19(2): 261-269 (Impact Factor: 1.820)
Creedy, G.D., Skitmore, M., and Wong, J.K.W. (2010), An evaluation of the risk factors leading to cost overrun in the delivery of highway construction projects, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, ASCE , 136(5), 528-537 (Impact Factor: 1. 280)
Adighibe, C., Skitmore, M. and Wong, J.K.W. (2010), The management of transport construction projects: a survey of public sector organisations in Queensland Australia, The International Journal of Construction Management, 10(1), pp. 17-33.
Wong, J.K.W. and Li, H. (2009), Development of intelligence analytic models for the integrated building management system (IBMS) in the intelligent building, Intelligent Building International, 1(1): 5-22 (CIB Encouraged Journal)
Li, H., Li, V., Skitmore, M., Wong, J.K.W., and Cheng, E.W.L. (2009), Competitiveness factors: a study of real estate market in China, Construction Management and Economics, 27(6), 567-579 (CIB-recognized journal)
Baldwin, A., Li, H., Huang, T., Kong, C.W., Guo, H.L., Chan, N. and Wong, J. (2009), Supporting pre-tender construction planning with virtual prototyping, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 16(2), 150-161(CIB Encouraged Journal)
Nguyen, H.N., Skitmore, M., and Wong, J.K.W. (2009), Stakeholder impact analysis of infrastructure project management in developing countries: a study of state-owned engineering firms in Vietnam, Construction Management and Economics, 27(11), 1129-1140 (CIB-recognized journal)
Tone, K., Skitmore, M. and Wong, J.K.W. (2009), An Investigation of the Impact of Cross-Cultural Communication on the Management of Construction Projects in Samoa, Construction Management and Economics, 27(4), 343-361 (CIB-recognized journal)
Wong, J.K.W., Li, H. and Lai, J. (2008a), Evaluating the system intelligence of the intelligent building systems - Part 1: Development of key intelligent indicators and assessment approaches, Automation in Construction, 17(3): 284-302 (Impact Factor: 1.820)
Wong, J.K.W., Li, H. and Lai, J. (2008b), Evaluating the system intelligence of the intelligent building systems - Part 2: Construction and validation of analytical models, Automation in Construction, 17(3): 303-321 (Impact Factor: 1.820)
Wong, J.K.W. and, Li, H. (2008), Application of the analytic hierarchy process (AHP) in multi-criteria analysis of the selection of intelligent building systems, Building and Environment, 43(1): 108-125 (Impact Factor: 2.699)
Li. H, Huang, T., Kong, C.W., Guo, H.L., Baldwin, A., Chan, N., and Wong, J. (2008), Integrating design and construction through virtual prototyping, Automation in Construction, 17(8), 915-922 (Impact Factor: 1.820)
Wong, J.K.W., Wong, P.N.K., and Li, H. (2007), An investigation of leadership styles and relationship cultures of Chinese and expatriate managers in  multinational construction companies in Hong Kong, Construction Management and Economics, 25(1), 95-106 (CIB-recognized journal)
Wong, J.K.W., Wong, P.N.K., and Li, H. (2006), The adjustment of leadership styles in intercultural workplace – some evidences from the multinational construction companies in Hong Kong, HKIE Transactions, 13 (2), June, 31-40
Wong, J. and Li, H. (2006), Development of a conceptual model for the selection of intelligent building systems, Building and Environment, 41(8), 1106-1123 (Impact Factor: 2.699)
Wong, J.K.W., Li, H., and Wang, S.W. (2005), Intelligent building research: a review, Automation in Construction, 14(1), 143-159 (Impact Factor: 1.820)
 
Conference Papers
Wong, J.K.W., Li, H., Chan, G., Wang, H., Huang, T. and Luo, E. (2014), An integrated 5D tool for quantification of construction process emissions and accident identification, In: the 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC2014), July 9-11, Sydney, Australia
Nadeem, A., Wong, J, Mok, J., Chan, J. (2012), Performance of Fire Alarms on Building Construction Projects in Hong Kong, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Construction in Developing Countries (ICCIDC–III)- Advancing Civil, Architectural and Construction Engineering & Management, July 4-6, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand
Omar, M.F., Trigunarsyah, B., & Wong, J.(2011), Practical decision support system evaluation for consultant selection. In Abu Bakar, Abu Hassan & Awang, Hanizam (Eds.) 5th International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries - Rehumanizing The Built Environment, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 767-781.
Syed A.K., Syed A.Q., Trigunarsyah, B., & Wong, J. (2010) The significance of owner participation in a successful detached housing development in Malaysia : a literature review. In: International Conference On Construction & Real Estate Management, 1-3 December 2010, Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
Susilawati, C., Wong, J., & Chikolwa, B. (2010) Public participation, values and interests in the procurement of infrastructure projects in Australia : a review and future research direction. In: 2010 International Conference On Construction & Real Estate Management, 1-3 December 2010, Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
Wong, J., Teo, M., & Cheung, Y.K.F.(2010) Cultural determinants of stress in the construction industry. In: Proceedings of 2010 International Conference On Construction & Real Estate Management, 1-3 December 2010, Royal on the Park Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland.
Wong, J. and Gray, J. (2010), A discussion of the research performance evaluation in building and construction management discipline: the journal impact factors (JIL) and ‘SCI-index journals’. In: Egbu, C. (Ed) Procs 26th Annual ARCOM Conference, 6-8 September 2010, Leeds, UK, Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 757-765.
Wong. J. and Yang J. (2010), Research and application of building information modelling (BIM) in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry: A review and direction for future research, paper presented to the 6th International Conference on Innovation in AEC Conference, 9-11 June 2010, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Yang J., Zhang, G., and Wong J. (2009), Raised Floor System Applications for Refurbishing Office Spaces, paper presented to CRIOCM2009 International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, 29-31 October 2009, Nanjing, China
Susilawati, C., Wong, J., and Chikolwa, B. (2009), An Evaluation of Viability of Public Private Partnerships in Social Infrastructure Procurement Projects in Queensland  Australia, paper presented to CRIOCM2009 International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate, 29-31 October 2009, Nanjing, China
Wong, J.K.W. and Li, H., A framework for analyzing system intelligence of the building control system: a study of the integrated building management system, paper presented to CIB SASBE2009 Conference, 15-19 June 2009, Delft, Netherlands
Omar, M.F., Trigunarsyah, B., and Wong, J. (2009), Infrastructure project planning: progress in contemporary decision support tools, Proceedings of the Second Infrastructure Theme Postgraduate Conference, 26th March 2009, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 86-93
Omar, M.F., Trigunarsyah, B., and Wong, J. (2008), Decision making tools for infrastructure project planning, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries 2008, 3-4 December 2008, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 2086-2098
Wong, J.K.W. and Li, H. (2007), Measuring the level of ‘intelligence’ of a smart building system in an intelligent building: the analytic network process (ANP), Proceeding of the Construction Management and Economics 25th Anniversary Conference, 16-18 July 2007, University of Reading, UK.
Huang, T., Kong, C.W., Guo, H. L., Wong, J., Baldwin, A. and Li, H. (2006), Virtual prototyping of construction processes. In Kumar, B and Swarup, P.R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the World IT Conference for Design and Construction, INCITE/ ITCSED 2006, 15-17 November 2006, New Delhi, India, Construction Industry Development Council, 365-378.
 
Chapters in Books
Omar, M.F., Trigunarsyah, B. & Wong, J. (2010) Sustainable infrastructure project planning: progress in contemporary decision support tools. In: Yigitcanlar, Tan (Ed) Rethinking sustainable development : urban management, engineering, and design. IGI Global, Hershey. Pa., 255-270
Lee, S.H., Yigitcanlar, T., & Wong, J. (2010) Ubiquitous and smart system approaches to infrastructure planning: lessons from Korea, Japan and Hong Kong. In: Sustainable urban and regional infrastructure: technology, planning and management. Information Science Reference – IGI Global, Hershey, Pa., 165-182

 


Updated on June 2014