Honours and Awards

 

Awards (by Dr. Lau) - Research and Teaching:

 

2015 USQ. Research Giant Award, Australia.

2014

“Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education” granted by the Global Learntech Congress.

2013

 

University Grant Committee (UGC) Award for Teaching Excellence.

2012

 

Research Excellence Award in Fundamental Research for Smart Composites, The 3rd International Conference on Smart Materials and Nano-technology Engineering. 

2011

 

Winner of the Outstanding International Research Leader Award, by International Association of Multidisciplinary Research.

2011

 

The most cited paper award in Composites Part B: Engineering issued by Elsevier Sciences 2011.

2011

 

The 1st Technology Award in Heilongjiang Province, China in Space Smart and Structural Health Monitoring Research.

2010

 

100 Professorship Scheme in Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), China.

2009

 

Winner of the Ernest L. Boyer International Award for Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology, in the 20th International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, Florida, USA (the first scholar outside the United States to receive this honour).

2009

 

Faculty of Engineering Industrial and Engineering Services Grant Achievement Award.

2009

 

Faculty Merit Award in Research and Scholarly Activities.

2008

 

President’s Award in Teaching and Outstanding Faculty Award in Teaching.

2007

 

President’s Award and Outstanding Faculty Award in Service (Team).

2007

 

Most Cited Paper 2003 – 2007 Award, issued by Chemical Physics Letters, Elsevier.

2007

 

Most Valued Product Development Project Award (winner), PolyU

Design and Fabrication of Multifunctional Sensory Re-education Device for Stroke Patients

2007

 

Elected as Member of European Academy of Sciences.

2006

 

Award for Outstanding Research (International) - “Nanocomposites for Space Applications”, The 14th International Conference of Composites/Nano Engineering, July 2006, Colorado USA.

 

2005

 

Outstanding Faculty Award in Research and Scholarly Activities

2004

 

Young Engineer of the Year Award, The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).

2002

 

Young Scientist Award 2002, Award in Engineering Science Discipline, The Institute of Science.

2000

 

The Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship Award.

1998

 

The Best Paper Award - on Materials in 1998, The Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE).

 

 

Editorial Services

 

Editorship

 

Editor

 

Advanced Materials Research, Trans Tech Publications, USA (2007 – present).

Reg. Editor

 

The American Journal of Applied Sciences, published by Science Publication, UK (2004 – present).

Asso. Editor

 

Nanomaterials, published by Hindawi Publishers (2005-present).

(Impact factor = 1.675)

Asso. Editor

 

Structural Health Monitoring, An International Journal published by SAGA Publications (2003 – present).

(Impact factor = 2.115)

Asso. Editor

 

International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, published by Taylor & Francis (2009 –)

Asso. Editor

 

The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) Transactions (2004 – 2008).

 

 

Editorial Board

 

Journal of Composites Part B: Engineering, published by Elsevier Science [SCI Indexed] (2002-).

The Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, published by SAGA Publications  [SCI Index] (2014 -)

Journal of Nano Research, published by Trans Tech Publication, Switzerland [SCI Indexed] (2015 -)

Nano Hybrids and Composites, published by Trans Tech Publication, Switzerland (2015 -).

Fibre, published  by MDPI AG (Basel, Switzerland) (2013 -)

International Advisory Board of Composites Research, Korean Society for Composite Materials (2013-)

The Scientific World Journal, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, [SCI Indexed] (2012 -)

ISRN Mechanical Engineering (2010-)

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - Asia (2011-)

The Open Biomaterials Journals, published by Bentham Open (2009-)

European Academy of Sciences (2006-2009).

World Journal of Engineering (2007-).