Dr Raymond Koo developed his research expertise in debris flow hazard and mitigation measures during his PhD studies in HKUST. He is currently a Geotechnical Engineer at the Geotechnical Engineering Office of the Civil Engineering and Development Department in Hong Kong.

He was the proud winner of the 2017 PhD Award from the Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists, Hong Kong, for outstanding research performance. He has a rich variety of work experience in geotechnical engineering projects over the past 15 years.