Albert Chan

Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Prof. Albert Chan is a Chartered Builder, Engineer, Project Manager, and Surveyor by profession. 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. Prof. Chan joined the Department of Building and Real Estate in 1996 and was the Associate Head in Teaching (2005-2011). He is currently an Associate Dean of Faculty of Construction and Environment. 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. Apart from teaching and research, Prof. Chan has been commissioned by a number of organizations to provide consultancy services in project management and construction health and safety. He has produced over 600 publications in refereed journal papers, international refereed conference papers, consultancy reports, and other written outputs. He has won a number of prestigious research paper and innovation awards since 1995. Prof. Chan holds an MSc in Construction Management and Economics at the University of Aston in Birmingham, and a PhD in Project Management at the University of South Australia. Prof. Chan maintains good links with overseas institutions. He has been an Adjunct Professor in a number of universities. Prof. Chan was also a Founding Director of Construction Industry Institute, Hong Kong, which was a joint research institution developed by the industry and the academia.

Biography Updated on 31 October 2012

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