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Structure of AIBE

AIBE is generally governed by two entities, the Council and the Senate.

The Council is the sponsor of AIBE, who represents the Board of Directors of Asian Institute of Built Environment Ltd. The Council is responsible for checking and ensuring that the whole Institute is healthy both legally and financially.

The Senate is the steering committee on academic issues, chaired by Ir Prof Andrew YT Leung. The Senate determines the directions of operation and growth of the whole Institute from an academic point of view, which are executed by Ir Dr Albert TP So and his colleagues.

 

Introduction of Senate

(in Alphabetical Order of Name)

 

Ir Dr Albert TP So, BSc(Eng), MPhil, PhD, CEng, FIMechE, FCIBSE, FSOE, FIPlantE, MIET, SMIEEE, MASHRAE, WELL AP, SMCMES, RPE, MHKIE, FHKAAST, APEC & EMP Engineer, the Director of AIBE, had been with the Department of Building & Construction, City University of Hong Kong for almost 20 years, developing new programmes in building services engineering and facility management from post-secondary to postgraduate levels. He had been a Director of Integrated Solutions of Johnson Controls (Asia) from 2008 to 2010. He has published over 300 academic papers and contributed to more than 10 books. His book, entitled "Intelligent Building Systems", published in 1999 and 2009, is still the unique of this nature around the world.  Ir Dr So published a book entitled “From Design to Operation: A Green 3-Platium Award Winning High Rise Hotel” with other two founders of AIBE in 2020.

 

Ir Professor Andrew YT Leung, MSc, PhD, DSc Aston, CEng, FRAeS, FRICS, MIStructE, MHKIE, Director and Chairman of the Senate of AIBE.

 

Ir Professor Eric WM Lee, BEng(Hons), PhD, MHKIE, RPE, MHKIPD, an expert in fire services, plumbing and drainage, is a member of the Senate.

 

Dr KC Wong, BSc, B Building, PhD, MRICS, MHKIS, an expert in real estate economics, is a member of the Senate.

 

Introduction of Academic Team

(in Alphabetical Order of Name)

Building Services Engineering

Ir Alan YW Lam, MSc, MHKIE, ACIBSE, MASHRAE, MIMechE, CEng, RPE(MCL), REA, the Course Leader of BSE courses of AIBE, has been teaching in AIBE for more than 10 years. Alan has more than 20 years teaching experience in various tertiary institutions, meanwhile he also took the role of external examiner.  Additionally, he has more than 25 years industrial experience and he is specialized in HVAC, system design, energy conservation, low carbon buildings and sustainability.  He is also a CIC certified BIM Manager and good at IES.  He was the past-president (1998-99) of ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter.

Ir Albert WF Lin, BEng, MSc, RPE (BSS, ENY), REA, MHKIE, CEng MCIBSE, MASHRAE, MBSOMES, MCIPHE. Albert has been teaching at AIBE since 2017. He has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, sales & marketing and business development in Hong Kong, Macau & Mainland China across business sectors - corporate real estate, hospitality, commercial, residential and industrial. He has much experience in providing integrated solutions for chiller plant efficiency optimization, IEQ improvement, O&M service work especially in the area of HVAC&R. He was the Past President of ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter (2011-2012).

Dr. Aman Wong, BEng, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, the Principal Lecturer of Building Services Engineering courses of AIBE, received his BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering (First Class) from HKU in 1993. He was awarded the Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship and Swire Scholarship and obtained PhD degree from HKU in 1998. He was employed by the CityU as a temporary lecturer in 1998 and pursued his postdoctoral research at HKU with the support of Croucher Foundation Fellowship and Rayson Huang Postdoctoral Fellowship. Dr. Wong has been teaching at AIBE since 2011, his expertise is in Acoustics, Building Physics, Fluid Dynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer, Intelligent Buildings, Mechanical Services, Plant and Maintenance, and Project Management.

Ir Kelvin SK Tang, MAGBM, MEng, BEng (Hons) CEng, BEAM, Pro , R.P.E. (BSS, CAI, ENV, ENY, MCL), REA, Qualified Person (WSD), RCx Pro, FHKIE, FHKIESG, FAIIB, FCIBSE, PMHKIQEP, CEMAHK. He has established his career in the Energy (ENY), Environmental (ENV) and Building Services (BS) Industries. Currently, he is a council member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) and also was the Past Chairman of HKIE Environmental Division and the Asian Institute of Intelligent Building (AIIB). Ir Tang has been teaching at AIBE for many years and is a core member of the Industrial Advisory Panel (IAP) of AIBE BSE courses.

Ir Paul HM Siu, CEng, RPE, MHKIE, MCIBSE, MIPHE, REA received his BEng degree in Civil Engineering at Middlesex Polytechnic and pursued MSc in Building Services at Brunel University in 1986 and 1987 respectively. He has been working in building industrial for thirty-five years and has been teaching Building Services subjects for more than twenty years.

Ir Ricky YC Chan, BSc, MSc, MPhil, MHKIE, MIMechE, MCIBSE, CEng, RPE, has been teaching at AIBE since 2015. He worked in the EMSD from 1984 to 2011.  After his retirement, he taught in various higher institutions to share his knowledge and work experience.  He is a kind and caring lecturer.  Graduates always thank Ricky on the stage of graduation ceremony.

Ir Simon HW Lai, MDesSc (University of Sydney), CEng, MCIBSE, MHKIE. He spent seven years in the building services industry, as electrical consulting engineer on electrical and mechanical projects before teaching. He has 4 years teaching at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and 27 years teaching at the City University of Hong Kong. His research interests consist of electrical services design (LV and HV) and lighting design respectively.

Housing Studies

Mr. Raymond Ha, MSc FM, MBA, BBA, BAHS, PGDE(PVE), FRICS, FHKIH, FCIH, RPHM, the Course Leader of BAHS courses of AIBE, has been teaching in property and facility management for more than 15 years. Raymond has more than 25- year working experience in property and facility management and takes up the senior post in various large-scaled property management companies . Besides, he is currently the Specialist (Property Management) of The Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications, Assessor for Recognition of Prior Learning Scheme (Property Management) appointed by Vocational Training Council of Hong Kong and the Council member of Hong Kong Institute of Real Estate Administrators.

On the other hand, he was active in the community services including Ex-Panel of advisor on Building Management disputes appointed by the Director of Home Affairs Department of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Council Member of Hong Kong Institute of Housing and Board Member of Housing Managers Registration Board.

Dr. Gaby CY Kun, EngD, MBA, MSc(Eng), BA(Hons), FRICS, FHKIH, MIET, MIFireE, CMIOSH, CFM, RPHM, RSO, REW(B0&H0), ATD, PMP (Tier 1), is a facilities management, engineering, environment, occupational safety and health, and sustainability training professional who practice engineering management in a pragmatic way. He graduated from City University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a Fellow Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Hong Kong Institute of Housing, Chartered Member of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, Chartered Safety and Health Practitioner, Registered Safety Officer, Certified Facility Manager and Hong Kong licensed PMP (Tier 1). He has worked in management positions in world-renowned telecommunications companies and facility management companies for many years and has well experience in teaching facilities management courses.

Dr. Joseph KK Ho, Ph.D. (Industrial Engineering), MA (Management Systems), Professional Dip. Company secretaryship and admin, ABE Advanced Dip (BM) (HRM) (ITTAH), has ten years’ working experience in the industry, mainly in the logistics, accounting and information systems functions. Currently, Dr. Ho is an independent trainer, teaching at a number of tertiary institutions on both business and housing studies subjects. He graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic, University of Hull and the Hong Kong University. He has published over ten papers in refereed journals on topics related to business and housing studies. His present research interest in Housing Studies is on the subjects of Geographical Imagination and Research Methods for Housing Studies.

Dr. Michael Leung, (DBA, MSc., MSSoc., BA) is an experienced lecturer of housing management in City University of Hong Kong for three decades, and also an experienced dissertation supervisors of various undergraduate and postgraduate degrees of Hong Kong and U.K. Universities. He is the Chief Consulting Officer of his own company, who is specialized in a solar energy company and management training.

Dr. Miu-Yee Wong, DBA, MSc, BA (Hon), MRICS, MCABE, CIH CM, RPHM, MHKIH, PFM, CIWFM, the Housing Practitioner External Examiner of AIBE, has been teaching in AIBE since the first cohort of BA (Hons) Housing Studies. Dr. Wong is currently a Lecturer in Construction at the School of Applied Management of University of Westminster. Before that, she was the Senior Lecturer cum Programme Leader (Real Estate and Facilities Management) at Hong Kong Metropolitan University. Seasoned practitioner in Facilities and Property Management industry with experience in higher education teaching. Professional qualifications of Chartered Surveyor, Chartered Building Engineer, Chartered Housing Manager, Registered Professional Housing Manager ... etc.

Dr. MK Fung, DBA, LLM, MSc, BSc, BMgt, PDI, PDHC, PDQM, ANZIIF(SA), MRICS(FM), MInstMC, RSA, RSO, REW, ASC. Dr. Fung is an independent risk management and safety professional and has been serving for the construction, engineering, and property management industries over 25-year. In the recent 10-year, Dr. Fung is also caring for the adult learning of different local universities and colleges including AIBE since 2015. He has led over 40 thesis supervisions at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate levels. His expertise relates to local property management system compliances and strategic facilities management through innovative automation, control, and measurement.

Ms. Zenobia Lee, MSc FM, MAPPM, BA(Hons)HS, FHKH, FRICS, PFM, RPHM, PMP (Tier 1), is the Principal Lecturer of BA (Hons) Housing Studies, has been teaching at AIBE since 2018. She has  solid experience in property and facility management more than 20 years. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Housing Studies and Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Management at the City University of Hong Kong. And she also earned a Master’s Degree in Facility Management at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Zenobia is a Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Housing, Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a Professional Member of International Facility Management Association. Zenobia believes teaching is demonstrating that it is possible and learning is making it possible. Through education we can change our destiny.