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 Dr 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.

Dr. Aman Wong, BEng, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow 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, BEng, MEng, MAGBM, FHKIE, FCIBSE, FAIIB, RPE (BS, CAI, ENY, ENV, MCL), REA, CEng, MHKIQEP, BEAM Pro, CMEMAHK, QP WSD, RCx Pro. 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 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.


Housing Studies

To be updated.