Introduction to the Division

 

Environmental Division is one of the largest Divisions of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers.  By the end of 19 April 2013, the membership of the Division grows from 4,803 to 5,169.  These consist of 2 Honorary Fellows; 239 Fellows, 2,982 Members, 6 Companions, 1,379 Graduates, 248 Associates, 219 Students and 96 Affiliates.  Moreover, there are 272 members of Environmental Discipline.”

 

The aim of the Division is to advance the objectives of the Institution and more specifically the Division is to:

(a)    promote the general advancement of science, technology and practice of the Division;

(b)   encourage and foster a spirit of friendly collaboration amongst its members and with members of similar institution, societies or other professional bodies;

(c)    facilitate the exchange of information and ideas in relation to the Division; and

(d)   contribute to raise the standing of engineers.

 

The Division will achieve the goals by carrying out learned society activities of technical meetings, technical visits, awards competitions, seminars, conferences and overseas delegations.

In recent years, the Institution and the Division have been actively promoting engineers' participation in public affairs.  The Division has, therefore, been assisting the Institution in the preparation of Institution's views on many public environmental issues, organising meetings and forums and attending community environmental forums to present engineers' views.  The Division will continue to make every endeavour to promote engineers' participation in the public environmental affairs.