Dr. Sam C M Hui
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    Research Projects

    Consultancy

    Consultancy Project on Design and Construction Requirements for Residential Buildings for Energy Efficiency in Hong Kong

    • Project Title: Consultancy Study for Design and Construction Requirements for Residential Buildings for Energy Efficiency in Hong Kong
    • Government Body: Buildings Department, Hong Kong
    • Lead Consultant: Ronald Lu & Partners (Hong Kong) Ltd.
    • My Role: Local Expert Advisor (Energy and Sustainable Building)
    • Project Period:  August 2010 to May 2011 (9 months)
    Consultancy Project on Study on Thermal and Energy Performance of Green Roof Systems
    • Project Title:  Study on Thermal and Energy Performance of Green Roof Systems
    • Government Body: Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, Hong Kong
    • My Role: Lead Consultant and Technical Expert
    • Project Period:  July 2009 to October 2009 (4 months)
    • Project Sum: HK$80,000
    Consultancy Project on Study on Enhanced Promotion of Building Energy Codes in Hong Kong
    • Project Title:  Study on Enhanced Promotion of Building Energy Codes in Hong Kong
    • Government Body: Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, Hong Kong
    • My Role: Lead Consultant and Technical Expert
    • Project Period:  March 2007 to August 2007 (5 months)
    • Project Sum: HK$600,000
    Consultancy Project on Comprehensive Environmental Performance Assessment Scheme (CEPAS) for Buildings
    • Project Title:  Consultancy Study to Draft a Comprehensive Environmental Performance Assessment Scheme (CEPAS) for Buildings
    • Government Body: Buildings Department, Hong Kong
    • Lead Consultant: Ove Arup & Partners (Hong Kong) Limited
    • My Role: Technical Expert
    • Project Period:  December 2002 to August 2003 (9 months)
    Consultancy Project for Developing a Performance-Based Building Energy Code in Hong Kong Consultancy Project on Adjustments to Thai Building Energy Code

    Contract Research

    Contract Research on Thermal Energy Storage Systems

    • Project Title: Technical Assessment on Thermal Energy Storage Systems
    • Investigators:
      • Dr. Sam C M Hui, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
    • Project Period:  May 2005
    • Objective:
      • To provide a strategic overview of the thermal energy storage (TES) technology and a critical evaluation of its market potential in our region
      • To study the use of phase change materials (PCMs) for thermal storage
    • Contract Sum:  HK$10,000
    • Client: a private company
    Contract Research on Underfloor Plenum Air Conditioning Systems
    • Project Title:  Investigation of underfloor plenum air conditioning systems for office buildings in Hong Kong -- a preliminary study
    • Investigators:
      • Dr. Yuguo Li, Department of Mechanical Engineering, HKU
      • Dr. Sam C M Hui, Department of Architecture, HKU
    • Project Period:  12 February 2001 to 11 August 2001
    • Objective:
      • To investigate the major issues affecting the design and performance of the underfloor plenum air conditioning (UPAC) system in office buildings in Hong Kong
    • Contract Sum:  HK$100,000
    • Client: AET Flexible Space (Hong Kong) Ltd.


    Research and Teaching Grants

    CIBSE Hong Kong Branch Research Project

    • Project Title:  Research on Vertical Greening for Buildings in Hong Kong
    • Funding Body: CIBSE Hong Kong Branch
    • Principal Investigator: Dr. Sam C. M. Hui
    • Project Period: January 2012 to December 2012 (12 months)
    • Main Objective:
      • To develop technical guidelines and information for planning and design of vertical greening systems in Hong Kong
    • Amount of Grants:  HK$50,000

    CIBSE Hong Kong Branch Research Project

    • Project Title:  Development of Technical Guidelines for Green Roofs Systems in Hong Kong
    • Funding Body: CIBSE Hong Kong Branch
    • Principal Investigator: Dr. Sam C. M. Hui
    • Project Period: September 2010 to February 2011 (6 months)
    • Main Objective:
      • To develop technical guidelines for planning, design and commissioning of green roof systems in Hong Kong
    • Amount of Grants:  HK$50,000
    HKU Teaching Development Grants 2003-2004
    • Project Title:  Interactive Web-based Tools for Blended Learning in the Education for Sustainable Built Environment
    • Investigators:
      • Proposer:  Dr. Sam C. M. Hui
      • Collaborators:  Mr. K. P. Cheung and Dr. Yuguo Li
    • Project Period:  1 March 2004 to 28 February 2005 (12 months)
    • Objective:
      • To investigate and develop practical and interactive web-based tools for blended learning in the education for sustainable built environment and related subjects
    • Amount of Grants:  HK$198,000 (withdrawn)
    Project Amoy - Investigating the transmission routes of the large SARS outbreak in Amoy Gardens (2003)
    • Project Title:  Project Amoy - Investigating the transmission routes of the large SARS outbreak in Amoy Gardens
    • Funding Scheme: VCO SARS Research Fund
    • Investigators:
      • Principal: Professor JHW Lee, Dept of Civil Engineering
      • Co-Investigator: Professor YC Leung, Mr HN Lam, Dr ATY Chan, Professor LS Chan, Dr PL Ho, Dr SCM Hui, Dr MKH Leung, Professor Y Li, Dr S. Ng ,
    • Project Period:  1 July 2003 to 31 December 2003 (6 months)
    • Objective:
      • To further analyze the correlation between the dosage and infection pattern in the Amoy Gardens for major infected blocks and flats using computational fluid dynamics as well as multi-zone air flow and thermal modelling; to develop mathematical and statistical models for analyzing the infection pattern in the Amoy Gardens; to carry out a case-control study in the Amoy Gardens for Blocks E, B, C and D.
    • Amount of Grants:  HK$190,000
    HKU Teaching Development Grants 2000-2001
    • Project Title:  Investigation of Problem-Based and Case-Based Learning Methods in Building Services Engineering Education on the Web
    • Investigators:
      • Principal Investigator:  Dr. Yuguo Li
      • Collaborator:  Dr. Sam C. M. Hui
    • Project Period:  April 2001 to March 2002 (12 months)
    • Objective:
      • To investigate and develop problem-based and case-based teaching and learning methods for building services engineering education to enhance the traditional teaching and learning process
    • Amount of Grants:  HK$262,680
    Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2000-2001 Research Grants from University of Dortmund, Germany
    • Project Title:  Investigation of holographic optical elements for improving building thermal and lighting performance in high-rise buildings
    • Investigators:
    • Project Period:  April 2000 to December 2000
    • Objective:
      • To investigate the use of holographic optical elements for improving building thermal and lighting performance in high-rise buildings
    • Amount of Grants:  about HK$65,000 (for supporting exchange visits of the investigators)
    • Remarks: student seminars/workshops will also be carried out during the exchange visits
    HKU Faculty of Architecture Grants for Staff Exchange with MIT
    • Theme:  Low energy building design in high density urban cities
    • Investigators:
    • Duration of Visit:  Three weeks in May-June 2000
    • Main Aim:
      • To develop a joint research project to examine the design strategies and technologies for low energy buildings in high density urban cities, like Hong Kong
    • Amount of Grants:  HK$15,000
    CRCG Research Grants 1998 (Research Initiation) - HKU
    • Project Title:  Development of web-based information systems for energy efficient technologies in buildings
    • Investigators:
      • Principal Investigator:  Dr. Hui Chun Man
      • Co-Investigator:  Mr. Cheung Kwok Pun
    • Project Period:  July 1999 to September 2000 (15 months)
    • Objective:
      • To develop Internet web-based software and information database for promoting effective technologues of energy efficient buildings
    • Amount of Grants:  HK$120,000
    ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter Research Grants
    • Project Title:  Building Energy Efficiency Research
    • Funding Body: ASHRAE Hong Kong Chapter
    • Investigators:
      • Principal Investigator:  Dr. Hui Chun Man
      • Co-Investigator:  Mr. Cheung Kwok Pun
    • Project Period:  January 1996 to December 1998 (24 months)
    • Objectives:
      • To analyse the local climatic data in respect to energy efficient building design
      • To establish building energy simulation tools for energy design analysis and education of building professionals
    • Amount of Grants:  about HK$20,000 (for sponsoring of computing equipment and building simulation software)
    • Research Outputs:


    Others

    Research Studies on Green Design and Construction of Site Offices

    • Company: Gammon-Skanska
    • Investigator: Dr. Sam C M Hui
    • Research Assistant: Ms. Allison Y M Law (2002), Ms. Joey N M Lau (2003)
    • Collaborators: Mr. Andrew Kwan and Mr. Eddie Tse (Gammon-Skanska)
    • Further info: see our website
    Research Projects of the Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre (APERC)
    • Research Institute:  Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre, Tokyo, Japan
    • Name of the Researcher:  Dr. Hui Chun Man
    • Role of Participation:  researcher representing Hong Kong in the collabrative research
    • Period of Participation:  7 January 1998 to 31 August 1998
    • Projects Involved:
      • APEC energy demand and supply outlook
      • Energy efficiency indicators for industry
      • Deregulation and privisation of the electricity sector in APEC economies
      • Energy pricing practices and their implications on energy efficiency, environment and supply infrastructure
    • Research Outputs:
      • Contributing editor for 2 research reports


    | Created: 10 May 1999 | Update: 27 Oct 2012 | By: cmhui@hku.hk |