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Assistant Professor

Department: Construction Management and Real Estate

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  • 2014: Ph.D, Department of Building & Real Estate, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • 2007: Master, School of Economics and Management, Tongji University
  • 2004: Bachelor, Department of Construction Management & Real Estate,Tongji University


Teaching Positions

  • 2014–Current, Assistant Professor, Department of Construction Management& Real Estate, Tongji University, Shanghai
  • 2013–2014, Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Research Assistant, Department of Building & RealEstate, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
  • 2012–2012,Tutor, Faculty of Construction & Environment, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Industrial Positions

  • 2006–2010, Consultancy Manager, Shanghai Kerui Construction ProjectManagement Co. (Currently Shanghai K&Z Construction Project Management Co.)
  • 2004, Intern, Gleeds Shanghai Office (based in the UK).


  • Megaproject Organization and Management
  • Construction and Engineering Management
  • Construction Safety and Quality 

Sponsored Research Projects

  • Organizational Learning and Its Impact on Associated Organization Capability in Construction Megaproject Organizations with External Involvement, Young Scientist Project of National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Grant No. 71501142, Principal-investigator, 2016–2018.
  • Organizational Citizen Behavior of Construction Megaproject: Driving Factors, Effectiveness Development and Stimuli, NSFC General Project,Grant No. 71571137, Co-investigator, 2016–2019.
  • Organizational Behavior and Organizational Innovation Models for Mega InfrastructureProjects in China, NSFC Major Program,Grant No. 71390523, Co-investigator, 2014–2018.
  • Collusion Behavior in Public Funded Construction Projects: Causes, Formsand Cures, NSFC General Project,Grant No. 71172107, participated, 2012–2015.
  • Managerial Collaboration and Organizational Integration Mechanism in Large, Complex Engineering Programs, NSFC General Project, Grant No. 70972071, participated, 2010–2012.



  • Hu, Y., Chan, A. P. C., Le, Y., Jiang, W.P., Xie, L.L., & Hon, C. H. K. (2012). “Improving megasite management performance through incentives: Lessons learned from the Shanghai Expo construction.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 28(3), 330-337. (SCI & EI)
  • Le, Y., Shan, M., Chan, A. P. C., & Hu, Y. (2014). “Investigating the causal relationship between causes of and vulnerabilities to corruption in the Chinese public construction sector.” Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 140(9), 05014007. (SCI&EI)
  • Le, Y., Shan, M., Chan, A. P. C., & Hu, Y. (2014). “Overview of corruption research in construction.” Journal of Management in Engineering, 30(4), 02514001. (SCI&EI)
  • Xie, L.L., Yang, Y., Hu, Y., Chan, A.P.C. (2014). “Understanding project stakeholders’ perceptions of public participation in china’s infrastructure and construction projects: social effects, benefits, forms, and barriers.” Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 21(2), 224–240. (EI)
  • Chan, A. P. C., & Hu, Y.(2013). “Enhancing Undergraduates’ Global Perspective and Capability Development through a Collaborative General Education Subject” Journal of Architectural Education in Institutions of Higher Learning, 22(5), 10-13. (in Chinese)



  • Association for Project Management, the UK
  • Engineering Project Organization Society, the US
  • International Association for Chinese Management Research
  • 2010 Global Project Excellence Prize of the International Project Management Association