Chun Man CHAN 陳俊文

Chun Man

PhD in Civil Engineering
Professor Emeritus
Research Area
Research Interests
Structural engineering
Tall buildings
Wind effects on buildings

PhD , University of Waterloo

Research Projects

An Optimization Framework for Minimization of Wind-induced Torsional Load Effects on Tall Buildings – C.M. CHAN

Numerical wind load prediction and aerodynamic shape optimization of tall buildings – C.M. CHAN

Innovative design technologies for tall buildings in a typhoon-prone urban environment – K.C.S. KWOK, C.M. CHAN, CC CHANG, X.L. DING, P.A. HITCHCOCK, L. KATAFYGIOTIS and K.M. LAM

An Evolutionary Structural Form Optimization for the Design of High-rise Residential Buildings – C.M. CHAN

Optimal Seismic Performance-based Design of Modern High-rise Buildings – C.M. CHAN

Structural Optimization to Limit Wind-Induced Vibrations of Tall Steel Buildings – C.M. CHAN

Selected Publications

V.J.L. Gan, I.M.C. Lo, J. Ma, K.T. Tse, J.C.P. Cheng, and C.M. Chan. “Simulation Optimisation towards Energy Efficient Green Buildings: Current Status and Future Trends”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 254, 2020, 120012.

C.M. Chan, F. Ding, K.T. Tse, M.F. Huang, K.M. Shum* and K.C.S. Kwok. “Optimal Wind-induced Load Combinations for Structural Design of Tall Buildings”, International Journal of Wind and Structures, 29(5), 2019, 323-337.

V.J.L. Gan, C.L. Wong, K.T. Tse, J.C.P. Cheng, I.M.C. Lo and C.M. Chan. “Parametric Modeling and Evolutionary Optimization for Cost-optimal and Low-carbon Design of High-rise Reinforced Concrete Buildings”, Advanced Engineering Informatics, 42, 2019, 100962.

V.J.L. Gan, H.K. Wong, K.T. Tse, J.C.P. Cheng, I.M.C. Lo and C.M. Chan, “Simulation-based Evolutionary Optimization for Energy-efficient Layout Design of High-rise Residential Buildings”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 231, 2019, 1375-1388.

H.L. Bai, C.M. Chan, X.M. Zhu and K.M. Li, “A Numerical study on the performance of a Savonius-type vertical-axis wind turbine in a confined long channel”, Renewable Energy, 139, 2019, 102-109.

V.J.L. Gan, M. Deng, K.T. Tse, C.M. Chan, I.M.C. Lo and J.C.P. Cheng, “Holistic BIM Framework for Sustainable Low Carbon Design of High-rise Buildings”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 195, 2018, 1091-1104.

C.M. Chan, H.L. Bai, and D.Q. He, “Blade shape optimization of the Savonius wind turbine using a genetic algorithm”, Applied Energy, Vol. 213, 2018, 148-157.

V.J.L. Gan, C.M. Chan, K.T. Tse, I.M.C. Lo, J.C.P. Cheng, “A Comparative Analysis of Embodied Carbon in High-rise Buildings Regarding Different Material Choices, Recycled Contents, Building Heights and Structural Forms”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 161, 2017, 663-675.

V.J.L. Gan, J.C.P. Cheng, I.M.C. Lo, C.M. Chan, “Developing a CO2-e accounting method for quantification and analysis of embodied carbon in high-rise buildings”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 141, 2017, 825 - 836.

V.J.L. Gan, C.M. Chan, K.T. Tse, J.C.P. Cheng, and I.M.C. Lo, “Sustainability Analyses of Embodied Carbon and Construction Cost in High-rise Buildings using Different Materials and Structural Forms”, HKIE Transactions, 24(4), 2017, 216-227.

M.F. Huang, Q. Li*, C.M. Chan, W.J. Lou*, K.C.S. Kwok, and G. Li*, “Performance-based Design Optimization of Tall Concrete Framed Structures subject to Wind Excitations”, Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics, Vol. 139, No. 4, 2015, 70-81.

M.F. Huang, C.M. Chan, W.J. Lou*, and S. Bao*, “Time-domain Dynamic Drift Optimization of Tall Buildings Subject to Stochastic Wind Excitation”, Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2015, 97-111.