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Dr XUE, Frank

Assistant Professor
Department of Real Estate and Construction
Faculty of Architecture
The University of Hong Kong  (852) 3917 4174
 Room 512 Knowles Building, Department of Real Estate and Construction, Faculty of Architecture

About Me

Dr. Xue, Fan (Frank) is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Real Estate and Construction (REC), The University of Hong Kong (HKU). Frank has an interdisciplinary background in Automation (BEng), Computer Science (MSc), Systems Engineering (PhD), and IT in Construction (PostDoc at present). He serves as the Director of RPg studies for REC and the coordinator of CIC-BIM Network for the Faculty of Architecture.

He is also serving as the following:

  • Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM),
  • Senior Member of the China Graphics Society (CGS),
  • Member of the Hong Kong GIS Association (HKGISA),
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

He also served as Vice-Chair of the ACM Hong Kong Chapter (2021-present), Committee Member of the CGS BIM Chapter (2020-present), Volunteer for IEEE Blockchain Community, and referees of over 30 international journals and a few national research funding schemes. He received about HKD 8 million of research grants from various sources.

Research Interests
Building and city information modeling (BIM, CIM); Derivative-free optimization; 3D point clouds (LiDAR, Augmented Reality, and radar); Blockchain and distributed applications; Construction informatics and urban semantics; Machine