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 : hsi-hsien.wei@polyu.edu.hk
Homepage: https://sites.google.com/site/hsihsienwei
  Dr. Wei’s research covers a broad range of topics including resilience and sustainability management of buildings, information technology in construction engineering and management, project management, machine learning in disaster management, and climate change adaptation. 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.
Teaching
 
Main areas
Environmental Impact & Assessment
Design Adaption & Conversion
Research and Scholarly Activities
 
Research
Interests
Resilience and sustainability management of buildings
Disaster risk management / Climate change adaptation
Information technology applications in construction engineering
Machine learning in disaster management
 
Current Research Projects
Optimizing and Managing Life-cycle Sustainability and Resilience Performance of Buildings Facing Multi-hazards
BIM-aided Resilience-based Designs for the Next Generation of Buildings Facing Climate Change
Application of Learning Machine Algorithm for Prediction and Impact of Sea Level Rise on Properties
Public-private Partnerships for Flood Risk Management
Assessment of Terrorism Risk to Critical Infrastructures: the Case of a Power-Supply Substation
Professional Service
 
Professional Service
Editorial Assistant, Automation in Construction
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 on June 30th 2016