Cheuk-ming Mak received his B.S. degree in building services and environmental engineering and his D.Phil. degree in acoustics from the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, and received his Postgraduate Diploma in acoustics and noise control from the Institute of Acoustics, Hertfordshire, UK. Professor Mak started his academic career as Assistant Professor II at the Department of Building Services Engineering (BSE), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, in Feb. 1997. He was promoted to Assistant Professorship in May 1999, to Associate Professorship in May 2005, and to Professorship on 1 July 2012. He was the programme leader of the full-time self-financed bachelor degree programme in building services engineering in 2006–2011. Professor Mak’s research interests include acoustics, noise, and vibration and the application of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to the studies of building and urban environments. He has committed to research works for over 20 years and has produced over 100 publications. He was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics (HKIOA) in 2006–2008 and served in the HKIOA executive committee in 2001–2012. He was the Building Services Discipline Advisory Panel Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) in 2009–2011. He was the Member of Training Review Subcommittee (Group II) and the Member of Education & Examinations Committee of HKIE in 2009–2011 and 2010-2011, respectively. He was the PolyU Student Branch Advisor of the Hong Kong Chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE-HK Chapter) in 2008–2010.
Biography Updated on 12 October 2013