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The Greater China Section is the local Section of ASCE to which ASCE members of China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan belong.

The ASCE Greater China Section was established on November 5, 2019, on the strong basis of the ASCE Hong Kong Section. It includes engineers from different branches of Civil Engineering, including but not limited to structural, geotechnical, construction, environmental, materials, water resources, etc. The ASCE Hong Kong International Group (the Group) held its Inaugural General Meeting on July 25, 1997. As a result of its successful operation, the Group was upgraded as a Section by the ASCE Board of Direction on October 18, 1998.

In April 2001, the Hong Kong Section received the Award of Merit from the ASCE Headquarters in recognition of its outstanding performance in 2000. The ASCE Hong Kong Section became the ASCE Greater China Section in the Annual General Meeting on 5 November 2019. The ASCE Greater China Section was registered with the Hong Kong Government Licensing Office under the Business Registration Ordinance on 30 January 2019. Inauguration ceremony of the Greater China section was held on November 21, 2020.


2nd Greater China Conference

ASCE Greater China Section held its 2nd Greater China Conference in Shen Zhen, China, on Saturday September 24, 2023, hosted by Shen Zhen University and attended by more than 150 ASCE members and friends, including the ASCE Region 10 Director April Lander. President Maria Lehman gave a virtual opening speech. Before the event. ASCE GCS hosted multiple other events in Hong Kong, led by Region 10 Governor Chao Li, Section President Xiaowei Deng, and other current and past GCS Section Board members.

Greater China Section Luncheon. Pictured are 42 people sitting at tables in a banquet hall.
Greater China Section held luncheon with universities, government, company representatives, and members
2nd Greater China Conference. Pictured are 20 people on stage giving a thumbs up in front of a screen.
2nd Greater China Conference, Shen Zhen University, September 24, 2023
Visit to Hong Kong Construction Industry Council. There are three pictures. The top one has 13 people holding a banner. The bottom left has 13 people standing in front of a building. The bottom right has 4 people giving a thumbs up to the camera.
Visit to the Hong Kong Construction Industry Council (CIC) provided a deeper understanding on green building design and technology application
Visit to Hong Kong Institute of Engineers. Pictured 17 people giving a thumbs up to the camera.
Visit to the Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE)
Greater China Section welcome dinner. Pictured are 20 people behind a table smiling at the camera.
Greater China Section welcome dinner, with Section and R10 leaders, and HKUST student members

The Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council (ACECC) is organizing the 10th Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region (CECAR10) in Jeju, South Korea, October 21–24, 2025, hosted by the Korean Society of Civil Engineers. The theme of the Conference is "Sustainable Management and Resilient Technology (SMaRT) in Civil Engineering”.


  • Xiaowei Luo, Ph.D., M.ASCE
  • Xiaowei Deng, Aff.M.ASCE
    Past President
  • Hao Jiang, C.Eng, M.ASCE
    Vice President
  • You Dong, Ph.D., M.ASCE

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