Founding Fellow, CHEUNG, Professor, Yau Kai 張佑啓


FHKEng [1994] A2 B3 C3
Founding Fellow 1994; Council Member 1994-2007; Vice President 2000-2001; President 2001-2004; Immediate Past President 2004-2007

Academic degrees:
BSc, PhD, DSc, DE, HonDSc, HonLLD

Professional qualifications:
FICE, FIStructE, HonFHKIE, FIE(Aust)

Membership of other Academies:
– Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering;
– Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences;
– Fellow, The Royal Society of Canada

Honours, affiliations and other appointments:
– S.B.S.; O.B.E.;
– Special Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor and Honorary Professor of Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong

Area of Expertise:
Analysis of plates and shell structures, Finite Element and Finite Strip Methods and analysis of soil-structure interactive problems

Ir Professor Y.K. Cheung, Honorary Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, is an internationally renowned researcher and scholar, well known in particular, for his research activities in engineering mechanics and for his pioneering contributions to the finite element method and the finite strip method for solving engineering problems. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. Over the past decade he has been appointed Honorary Professor at seventeen institutions in China and other countries.