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Yeung, Albert T.

Albert T. Yeung, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE

Region 10 Director

Albert T. Yeung


  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
  • MS, University of California, Berkeley, 1985
  • BSc (Eng)(First Class Honors), University of Hong Kong, 1982

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Hong Kong, 2003-date
  • Assistant Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, 2002-2003
  • Chief Engineer, Binnie Black & Veatch Hong Kong Limited (now Black & Veatch Hong Kong Limited - A subsidiary of Black & Veatch, Kansas City, Missouri),  2001-2002
  • Senior Engineer, Binnie Black & Veatch Hong Kong Limited, Hong Kong, 1998-2000
  • Assistant Research Engineer, Texas Transportation Institute, College Station, 1991-1998
  • Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, 1991-1997
  • Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, 1990
  • Research Assistant, Indoor Environment Program, Applied Science Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 1989
  • Research Assistant, University of California, Berkeley, 1987-1989
  • Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley, 1985-1987
  • Assistant Resident Engineer, Binnie & Partners (Hong Kong), 1984
  • Lecturer, Haking Wong Technical Institute, Hong Kong, 1983-1984
  • Assistant Engineer, Binnie & Partners International (Hong Kong Office), 1982-1983

ASCE Involvement

  • Vice-Chairman and Governor, Region 10 Board of Governors, 2009-2010
  • Treasurer and Governor, Region 10 Board of Governors, 2008-2009
  • Governor, Region 10 Board of Governors, 2006-2008
  • Correspondence Member, International Activities Committee, 2007-date
  • Immediate Past President, Hong Kong Section, 2007-2008
  • President, Hong Kong Section, 2006-2007
  • President-Elect, Hong Kong Section, 2005-2006
  • Secretary, Hong Kong Section, 2004-2005
  • Treasurer, Hong Kong Section, 2003-2004
  • Director, Board of Direction, Hong Kong Section, 2000-2002
  • Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Practice Periodical of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste Management, 1996-1998
  • Immediate Past Chair, Texas Section Geotechnical Group, 1996-1997
  • Chair, Texas Section Geotechnical Group, 1995-1996
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, and Member, Publications Committee of Geo-Institute, 1994-2002
  • Vice Chair, Texas Section Geotechnical Group, 1994-1995
  • Secretary, Texas Section Geotechnical Group, 1993-1994
  • Member, Environmental Geotechnics Committee, Geo-Institute
  • Member, Groundwater Quality Committee of Environmental Engineering Division

Other Volunteer Activities

  • Member, Board of Governors, English Schools Foundation, Hong Kong, 2008-2011
  • Company Member, ESF Educational Services Limited, Hong Kong, 2008-2011
  • Member, Review Panel under Land (Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance, Highways Department, Hong Kong SAR Government, 2010-2013
  • Member, Geotechnical Engineers Registration Committee Panel, Buildings Department, Hong Kong SAR Government, 2010-2012
  • Alternate Member, Geotechnical Engineers Registration Committee, Buildings Department, Hong Kong SAR Government, 2010-2012
  • External Examiner, Course T826F Engineering Management, Engineering Project Management and Development, Open University of Hong Kong, 2009-2011
  • Member, Education & Examinations Committee, Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE), 2009-2010
  • Member, Editorial Board, Open Waste Management Journal, 2009-date
  • External Examiner, Higher Diploma in Infrastructure and Environmental Engineering, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Tsing Yi, 2008-2012
  • Member, Membership Subcommittee, Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council, 2008-date
  • Member, Professional Assessment Committee, HKIE, 2006-2010
  • Member, Civil Discipline Advisory Panel, HKIE, 2005-date
  • Member, Editorial Board, Geomechanics and Geoengineering: An International Journal, 2005-date
  • External Examiner of the Civil Engineering Programme 2003-2010, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hong Kong
  • Member, Scientific Committee, 9th Symposium on Electrokinetic Remediation, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 2010
  • Member, Technical Committee (International), 6th Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, New Delhi, India, 2010


  • Married with two sons
  • Hobbies include traveling, photography, music