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Greater China

  • The ASCE Greater China Section was established on 5 November 2019, on the strong basis of the ASCE Hong Kong Section. The Greater China Section is the local Section of ASCE to which ASCE members of China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan belong. 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 25 July 1997. As a result of its successful operation, the Group was upgraded as a Section by the ASCE Board of Direction on 18 October 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.  

    Visit the ASCE Greater China Section website.


    ASCE is one of the three founding organizations of the Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council (ACECC), together with the Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) and the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE). ACECC now has 15 organizational members with JSCE providing the permanent secretariat to the Council.

    ACECC organizes the Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region (CECAR), which is held every three years in one of the 15 countries participating in ACECC. CECAR9 will be held in Goa, India, from September 21-23, 2022. The theme of the conference is "Sustainable Design and Eco Technologies for Infrastructure".

    Greater China Section Officers:

  • Kaimin Shih, Ph.D., P.E., P.G., M.ASCE

    Zhen Leng, Ph.D., EIT, M.ASCE

    Xiaowei Deng, Aff.M.ASCE
    Vice President

    Dicky Louie, Esq., M.ASCE

    Lijie Qiu, EIT, A.M.ASCE

    Jack C.P. Cheng, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE
    Immediate Past President