Albert  Chan Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Albert Chan

A Chartered Construction Manager, Engineer, Project Manager, and Surveyor by profession, Ir Prof. Chan is Head of Department of Building and Real Estate, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Subjects: Built Environment


Ir Prof. Chan has worked in a number of tertiary institutions both in Hong Kong and overseas.  He was a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of the School of Building and Planning at the University of South Australia.  Ir Prof. Chan joined the Department of Building and Real Estate of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1996 and was Associate Head (Teaching) from 2005 to 2011; Associate Dean and Interim Dean of the Faculty of Construction and Environment from 2011 to 2013, and from 2013 to 2014 respectively.  He is currently Head of Department of Building and Real Estate.  


    MSc, PhD.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Ir Prof. Chan's research and teaching interests include project management and project success, construction procurement and relational contracting, construction management and economics, construction health and safety, and construction industry development.  

Personal Interests

    Department of Building and Real Estate
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Hung Hom
    Hong Kong


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Prof. Albert Chan won the Local Grand Prize of the CIC Innovation 2015 Award

By: Albert Chan
Subjects: Built Environment

Prof. Albert Chan received the award from the Chief Executive, Hon. CY Leung in the Government House on 15 December 2015. Under Ir Prof. Chan's leadership, his research team's project ‘Anti-heat Stress Clothing for Construction Workers in Hot & Humid Weather’ won ‘The Local Grand Prize of The Construction Industry Council Innovation Award’.



Local Grand Prize of the CIC Innovation Award 2015

Published: Jan 13, 2016

Designed by PolyU researchers, the new uniform facilitates sweat evaporation, making construction workers more comfortable to work outdoor in hot summer.