The 17th Asia Pacific Vibration Conference (APVC 2017) will be held on November 13-15, 2017, in Nanjing, P R China. Prof. Li Cheng from ME department will serve as the General Co-Chair of the conference.

The APVC is an international conference held once every two years with the intention of encouraging scientific and technical cooperation among Asia Pacific countries. The conference aims to bring researchers, engineers and students from but not limited to areas around the Asia Pacific countries in a collegial and stimulating environment to present the most recent developments and new information on any aspect of mechanical vibration and sound.

PolyU ME has a long connection with APVCs, through the organization of the its 14th edition of conference on PolyU campus back to 2011. ME scholars have also been actively participating in the past APVCs, exemplified by the keynote talk given by Prof. L. Cheng at the 15th APVC in Jeju, South Korea in 2013.