Francis T.K. Au0000-0002-2163-3531
Francis T.K. Au obtained his B.S. degree in engineering with first class honours, M.S. degree with distinction, and Ph.D. degree from The University of Hong Kong. He joined Maunsell Consultants Asia as an Engineer upon graduation with his first degree, where he was involved in new town projects, highway projects, and marine engineering projects. Au returned to the University of Hong Kong in 1988 after having 7 years of practical experience in the industry. He is engaged in research in bridge engineering and concrete structures. Au has been involved in various projects, including the structural health monitoring system of the Lantau Fixed Crossing, vibration tests of bridge segments of Tsing Ma Bridge, vibration tests of Ting Kau Bridge, study of marine construction industry, road surface failure on bridges, development of bridge design software, and shrinkage problems of large podium structures. He was the Recipient of HKIE Transactions Prize 2002 (Civil), Best Teacher Award 2003–04, Faculty of Engineering, HKU, and OVM Paper Award for Prestressing 2009 (Class 1) of China Civil Engineering Society.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2011