The University of Macau’s vice-rector for research, Professor Rui Martins, has been appointed president of the Architecture, Engineering and Urban Planning Committee, according to a notice published yesterday in the government’s Official Gazette (BO).
Mr Martins holds a degree in Engineering, as well as master’s and PhD in the same field.
Local architect Eddie Wong, who was awarded the design project for Macau’s second public hospital, has been appointed vice-president. Other members of the committee include Li Canfeng, who is director of the Land, Public Works and Transport Bureau (DSSOPT), engineer João Manuel Costa Antunes, lawmaker and engineer José Chui Sai Peng, and architect Carlos Marreiros.
The members of the committee have been appointed for a two-year term.
The committee will be in charge of certifying and registering architecture, engineering and urban planning professionals. It consists of 13 members, including a president, a vice-president, and seven administrative representatives chosen from the public. The remaining six members were chosen from among private-sector professionals.