De Ming (Derry) Yu

CTBUH Advisory Group Member

Suncity Group Holdings, Assistant Project Director - Construction | Hong Kong, China


Derry Yu is Assistant Project Director-Construction of Suncity Group Holdings Limited, on the Expert Peer Review Committee of CTBUH, and a Steel Structure Expert for the China Construction Metal Structure Association and China Steel Construction Society.

He received his PhD in seismic design of structures from Kyoto University of Japan in 1992. He is a chartered structural engineer & project manager with 29 years of experiences, and has worked on projects across Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Japan, the Middle East, and other regions. His areas of expertise include structural design, research & analysis, value engineering, project management for all design stages & contractual/tendering process, and seismic design analysis.

Derry is the first inventor for No-bolt No-welding prefabricated steel Structural system, with total 8 Invention Patents had been granted in Japan, USA, Hong Kong &…

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Chapter Board Member, Hong Kong (2017 – Present)

Expert Peer Review Committee, Member (2015 – Present)

Expert Chinese Translation Committee (2014 – Present)

Annual Conference, Presenter (Australia 2017; Middle East 2018)

Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2020)


05 February 2018

Applying Ancient Structural Principles To a New Prefabricated Steel System

Derry Yu, Ivan Kong & Michael Lu, New World China Land Limited

Numerous ancient timber structures located in high seismic zones of China are still standing today, long after experiencing strong earthquakes over hundreds of years. One...


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16 September 2014

A New Skyline Vision: CTF Towers in Guangzhou and Tianjin

Wing Ip (David) Ho, Chung (Eddie) Yuk Fai, Hung (Annie) Lo & De Ming (Derry) Yu, New World Development

This paper presents the thinking behind the design of the two supertall towers of Chow Tai Fook Enterprise– the Guangzhou CTF Finance Center and the...


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