Faculty of Engineering
Urban Infrastructure Informatics
Offered As: Minor
URL: https://engg.hku.hk/Portals/0/UG/syllabuses/Syllabus-Minor-Urban-Infrastructure-Informatics-21-22.pdf?ver=2021-07-28-144545-927
*Open to students of other Faculties:
Credits: 36
What is it about? Urban Infrastructure informatics is an interdisciplinary field that capitalises on the knowledge of computing technology to improve the smartness, reliability, resilience, and user-satisfaction of urban infrastructure systems and engineering management processes.

The objective of offering the Minor is to nurture and train talents on the knowledge and skills on analysing and applying data science and information technology in the context of and for the Engineering & Construction industry.
The Minor encompasses a combination of introductory courses in civil engineering (including Building Information Modelling), computing and programming, data science, geographic information and sensing systems, and urban data applications.
Offering Faculty/ Department/ School/Institute Department of Civil Engineering, Department of Computer Science, Department of Geography, and Department of Urban Planning and Design


Pre-requisite requirements and/or other conditions for declaring the major/minor None.
Career opportunities There is great potential and demand for talents with specialized know how in urban infrastructure informatics. With an increasing demand for digitalization of payment and supervision records as well as smart mobility, all these would generate a huge demand for experts in urban infrastructure informatics.
Further information https://engg.hku.hk/Teaching-Learning/BEng-BASc/Academic-Programmes/Major-Minor-Options
Contact Dr. Joseph S.H. Cheung

Telephone: 2859 8018
Email: jhcheung@hku.hk
* Note: Students pursuing curricula with major / minor programme(s) must complete at least one major programme from their home Faculties upon graduation. Disclaimer: The information mainly applies to students admitted in 2023-24 and thereafter. For students from different cohorts, the information is only for reference. Please check with Faculty/offering department for details. The pre-requisite requirements / conditions are subject to changes by Faculties from time to time, and students are advised to check with their Faculty Office in case of doubt.