Hsi-Hsien WEI
BSc, MSc, PhD (Univ. of Maryland)
Assistant Professor; Dissertation Coordinator for BSc(Hons) BEM; Deputy Award Coordinator for Msc/PgD in SUD
Tel.: (852) 3400 8194
E-mail address : hhwei@polyu.edu.hk
Homepage: https://drhhweiblog.wordpress.com
  Dr. Wei’s research covers a broad range of topics including resilience and sustainability management of buildings and infrastructures, information technology in construction engineering and management, project management, machine learning, and disaster management. Dr. Wei was a senior research fellow in the Department of Structural Engineering at Ben-Gurion University in Israel, where he was working in the assessment of the resilience and sustainability of urban systems to extreme events. Dr. Wei also possesses solid experience in consulting and professional practice in the design and management of major sustainable construction projects. He is a US Green Building Council LEED AP specializing in Building Design and Construction.
Teaching
 
Main areas
BRE461 Environmental Impact & Assessment
BRE361 Construction Technology & Materials II
BRE210 Information & Data Analysis
Research and Scholarly Activities
 
Research
Interests
Resilience and sustainability of the built environment
Urban disaster risk assessment and management
Machine learning and artificial intelligent in construction and maintenance of buildings and infrastructures
Construction technology and project management
Structural engineering / Earthquake engineering
 
Current Research Projects
Optimizing and managing life-cycle sustainability and resilience performance of buildings facing multi-hazards using machine learning
Administration
 
 
Dissertation Coordinator for BSc(Hons) BEM
Deputy Award Coordinator for Msc/PgD in SUD
Professional Service
 
Professional Service
Group Leader, Urban Sustainability and Resilience Research Group, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2016-present)
Committee Chair, Building Technology Laboratory, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2016-present)
Guest editor, Automation in Construction, Special Issue on Safe Construction through Wearable Protection Devices (2017)
Editorial board, Journal of Engineering, Project, and Production Management (2017-present)
Scientific committee of the 8th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (2017)
Scientific committee of the 34th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (2017)
Co-chair of the scientific committee on 9th international conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management, Berlin, Germany (2019)
Selected Recent Publication List
 

Publications in Refereed Journals

1 Wang, Q., Wei, H.H., Xu, Q. (2018), “A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC)-Based Biogas-from-Waste Generation System for Residential Buildings in China: A Feasibility Study,” Sustainability, 10(7), 2395
2 Cheng, M.Y., Wei, H.H., Wu, Y.W., Chen, H.M., Wu, C.W. (2018), “Optimization of life-cycle cost of retrofitting school buildings under seismic risk using evolutionary support vector machine,” Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 24(1), 812-824
3 Wang, W., Chen, J.Y., Lu, Y.J., Wei, H.H. (2017), “Energy conservation through flexible HVAC management in large spaces: An IPS-based demand-driven control (IDC) system,” Automation in Construction, 83, 91-107
4 Wei, H.H., Liu, M., Skibniewski, M., and Balali V. (2016), “Prioritizing sustainable transport projects through multi-criteria group decision-making: A case study of Tianjin Binhai New Area, China,” ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000449, 04016010.
5 Wei, H.H., Liu, M., Skibniewski, M., and Balali V. (2016), “Conflict and consensus in stakeholder attitudes toward sustainable transport projects in China: An empirical investigation,” Habitat International, 53: 473-484.
6 Wei, H.H., Skibniewski, M., Shohet, I., Yao, X.J. (2015), “Life Cycle Environmental Performance of Natural Hazard Mitigation for Buildings,” ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000803.
7 Wei, H.H., Shohet, I., Skibniewski, M., Shapira, S., Yao, X.J. (2015), “Assessing the Life-cycle Sustainability Costs and Benefits of Natural Risk Mitigation Designs for Buildings,” ASCE Journal of Architectural Engineering, 10.1061/(ASCE)AE.1943-5568.0000188.
8 Yao, X.J., Wei, H.H., Shohet, I., Skibniewski, M. (2015), “Public-Private Partnership for Earthquake Mitigation Involving Retrofit and Insurance,” Technological and Economic Development of Economy, 10.3846/20294913.2015.1075443.
6 Chen, J., Taylor, J. and Wei, H.H. (2012), “Modeling Building Occupant Network Energy Consumption Decision-making: The Interplay between Network Structure and Conservation,” Energy and Buildings, 47: 515-524.

Updated in July 20th 2018