Hsi-Hsien WEI
BSc, MSc (Columbia Univ.), 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 on behalf of Israel Ministry of Science, Technology and Space. 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.
Main areas
BRE461 Environmental Impact & Assessment
BRE435 Design Adaption & Conversion
Research and Scholarly Activities
Resilience and sustainability of the built environment
Urban disaster risk assessment and management / Climate change adaptation
Machine learning and artificial intelligent in construction and maintenance of buildings and infrastructures
Construction technology and project management
Structural engineering / Earthquake engineering
Project finance
Current Research Projects
Optimizing and managing life-cycle sustainability and resilience performance of buildings facing multi-hazards using machine learning
Intelligent technologies for aged-friendly smart home in high-rise residential buildings
Application of Learning Machine Algorithm for Prediction and Impact of Sea Level Rise on Properties
Public-private partnerships for natural disaster risk management
Assessment of terrorism risk to critical infrastructures: the case of a power-supply substation
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)
Doctoral thesis examiner, Business Administration Program, The University of Newcastle (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 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.
2 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.
3 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.
4 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.
5 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 June 30th 2017