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  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology
  • Hydrodynamics
  • Water and Wastewater Engineering


1999 PhD in Civil Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
1991 MEng in Water Resources Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
1988 BSc in Agricultural Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan


2015 - Present Faculty of Science and Technology, the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
2002 - 2015 Department of Civil Engineering, Chu Hai College of Higher Education
1999 - 2002 Environmental Management Ltd.
1992 - 1996 Consultants in Environmental Sciences (Asia) Ltd.


Member, The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering & Research (IAHR) Hong Kong Chapter (Past Chairman, 2016-18)

Member, Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers
Registered Environmental Auditor, Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment, UK (1994 – 1999)


  • Environmental Hydraulics
  • Hydrodynamic Modelling
  • Coastal Engineering


  • Pun, K.L., Law, S. & Li, G. (2019) Trace elements and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in road gully sediments from different land uses, Hong Kong. Journal Soils Sediments, Vol. 19, 973–988, doi:10.1007/s11368-018-2086-0.
  • Liang, X., Pun, K.L., and Li, G. (2016), “Accelerated Damage Testing Method for Evaluating Service Performance of Asphalt Pavements under Climate Change”, The 4th GeoChina International Conference 2016, Shandong, China, July 25-27, 2016.
  • Pun, K.L. and Law, S. (2015), “Effects of Bridge Pier Friction on Flow Reduction in a Navigation Channel”, Journal of Water Resource and Hydraulic Engineering, Oct. 2015, Vol. 4 Iss. 4, 326-331.
  • Pun, K.L., Fung, T.N., Chen, X.L. and Lu, S.W. (2011), “Modelling of Dispersion Characteristics in Rambler Channel’, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC 2011), Dec 14-16, 2011, Hong Kong, 1977-1985.
  • Pun, K.L. (2007), “Application of Mathematical Models to the Coastal Waters of Hong Kong’, The Hong Kong Engineer, Vol. 35, No. 2, 12-13.
  • Pun, K.L. (2006), “Field and Model Studies of Water Quality in Hong Kong” in The Environment in Asia Pacific Harbours, edited by Wolanski, E., Springer, 165-186.
  • Pun, K.L. and Lam, C.S. (2005), “Application of near-field and far-field models for prediction of cooling water discharges”, Proceedings of the Modelling Tools for Environment and Resources Management (MTRRM) Conference, Water Engineering & Management, School of Civil Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology, 8 – 10 June 2005, 417-425.
  • Pun, K.L., Lee, H.S., Tso, L.S.H., and Cheung, A.K.Y. (2002), “A 3-dimensional Hydrodynamic and Water Quality Model for Prediction of Coastal Water Pollution – Model Set-up and Verification”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Wastewater Management and Technologies for Highly Urbanized Coastal Cities 2002, Hong Kong, 314-319.
  • Davidson, M. J., and Pun K.L. (2000), “Locating discharge trajectories in still and moving ambient fluids”, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Vol. 126, No. 7, 513 -524.
  • Pun, K.L., Davidson M. J. and Wang H. J. (1999), “Merging jets in a coflowing ambient fluid - a hybrid approach”, Journal of Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Vol. 38, No. 2, 105-114.
  • Pun, K.L., and Davidson M. J. (1999), “On the behaviour of advected plumes and thermals”, Journal of Hydraulic Research, International Association of Hydraulic Research (IAHR). Vol. 37, No. 4, 519-540.