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Selected Projects

 

Dr CHAN Cho Yin, Joe   
Development of an energy efficient-rapid microalgae cells harvesting and disruption method to facilitate the downstream processing of biofuel production by using a novel synthesized cationic polymer coated magnetic nanocomposites

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr CHAN Cho Yin Joe (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 806,250

Keywords: Microalgae biomass harvesting, Renewable energy production, Microalgae biofuel production, Microalgae biomass desorption, Cationic magnetic nanocomposites

 

 

Mr CHAN Fuk Cheung, Edward
The Design and Development of a Multi-lane Facing-down Remote Sensing of Emissions (MFRSE) System

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr CHAN Fuk Cheung Edward (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - IDS Collaborative Research Grant

Grant total: HK$ 4,015,000

Keywords: Diesel vehicle emission, Facing-down remote sensing, Multi-lane interference, Inspection and maintenance, Computation fluid dynamics

 

 

 Dr Chan Shun Wan
A mechanistic study on the combination uses of doxorubicin with Salvia Miltiorriza Bunge (Danshen) in treating drug-resistant hepatocellular carcinoma in vitro and in vivo

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr CHAN Shun Wan (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 809,010

Keywords:  Herb-drug interaction, P-glycoprotein, synergistic effect, metabolomics

 

 

 CHAU Man lut
Imagination of Cityscape: A Study on Post-1997 Hong Kong Young Writers

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr CHAU Man Lut (School of General Education and Languages)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 384,200

Keywords:  Sense of place, Hong Kong Literature, Post-1997 Hong Kong Young Writers, Space,  Structure of Feelings

 

 

 Dr Anna Cheung
Optimization of antioxidant activities of polysaccharides or polysaccharide-protein complexes from medicinal mushrooms by modulation of ultrasound-assisted extraction effect on the molecular structures and physicochemical properties

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr CHEUNG Yi Ching Anna (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 565,279

Keywords: Ultrasound, Polysaccharide, Antioxidant activities, Modulation, Medicinal mushrooms

 

 

 Dr CHOI Siu Mei Emily
Study of potential synergistic effect of probiotic formulas in reducing acrylamide and ethyl carbamate in selected foods

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr CHOI Siu Mei Emily (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 739,083

Keywords: Acrylamide, Ethyl carbamate, Synergistic effect, Probiotic formulas, In vitro digestion

 

 

 Dr CHOI Siu Mei Emily
Mechanistic studies of ferrate(VI) oxidation of pollutants and biological molecules in aqueous solutions

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr LAM Wai Yan William (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 823,500

Keywords: Mechanism, Ferrate, Iron, Amino acids, Antioxidants

 

 

Dr LAW Ho Yin Angus
Molecular Characterisation of Lipid-associated Protein Trafficking Pathway in Plant Cells

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr LAW Ho Yin Angus (School of General Education and Languages)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 746,304

Keywords: Endocytosis, Plasma membrane recycling, Protein trafficking, GPI-anchor proteins, Lipid Raft

 

 

Dr LAW Man Yee, Caroline
Seminar Series on "Finding our way out for our urban forest - the lessons learned from the aftermath after super typhoon"

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr LAW Man Yee Caroline (Faculty of Design and Environment)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Inter-institutional Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 357,290

Keywords: Ecology, Urban Studies and Planning

 

 

Dr LIU Yaohui Keane
Synthesis of PHAs using carbon source from ferrous activated persulfate oxidation combined with alkaline fermentation of excessive activated sludge

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr LIU Yaohui Keane (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 812,000

Keywords:  Carbon source, alkaline fermentation, advanced oxidation

 

 

Dr LU Xiaoying Helen
Development of composite separators with superior thermal characteristics for safety enhancement of next generation lithium-ion batteries

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr LU Xiao-ying (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 943,440

Keywords: Composite separators, Plastic waste, Thermal conductivity, Battery safety, Electrospinning

 

 

Dr Gorden LEUNG
Study on the use of high percentage reclaimed asphalt pavement materials in road construction in Hong Kong

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr LUK Sung Hei Henry (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 847,420

Keywords:  Perpetual pavement design, mechanistic analysis, fatigue resistance

 

 

Dr NG Vitrierat Sophia
The rise of youth activism

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr NG Vitrierat Sophia (School of General Education and Languages)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 675,168

Keywords:  Youth, protest, activism, politics

 

 

Dr Dickson Yan
Development of a high-efficiency and low-cost UV-LED/chlorine process for removal of antibiotic resistant bacteria and their resistance genes in municipal wastewater disinfection

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr NGAI King Wah Edith (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 911,475

Keywords:  Antibiotic resistant bacteria, antibiotic resistance genes, chlorine photolysis, UV-LEDs,  disinfection     

 

 

Dr Pan Min
Effects of sewage sludge-Chinese medicinal herbal residue-biochar amendment on antibiotics and antibiotic resistance genes in agricultural soil and plants

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr PAN Min (Faculty of Design and Environment)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 782,942

Keywords: Sewage sludge, Chinese medicinal herbal residues, Biochar amendment, Antibiotics and ARGs, Agricultural soil and plant

 

 

Dr Alex Tsang
Treatment and catalytic upgrading of mixed oil wastes and wood/paper wastes to transportation fuels in Hong Kong

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr TSANG Chi Wing  Alex (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 1,040,982

Keywords:  Heterogeneous catalytic system, wood wastes, cooking oil wastes, wastes conversion and management, bio-renewable fuels

 

 

Dr WANG Bei
Investigation on effects of biodiesel blends on gas- and particulate-phase light duty diesel vehicle exhaust emissions

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr WANG Bei Helen (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 780,174

Keywords:  Particulate matter, Vehicle exhaust emission, VOCs, PAHs, Biodiesel

 

 

Ir Dr WONG Ho Fai Simon
A study of shear strength and seismic performance of non-seismically designed reinforced concrete eccentric beam-column joint

 

Principal Investigator:  Ir Dr WONG Ho Fai Simon (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 697,000

Keywords:  Ductility, seismic performance, eccentric beam-column joint, reversed cyclic load

 

 

Dr Jack Wu
Modelling Relevance using Document-Context and Deep Neural Networks in Ad-hoc Information Retrieval

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr WU Ho Chung Jack (Faculty of Design and Environment)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 565,836

Keywords: Information Retrieval, Learning-to-Rank, Deep Learning, Document-Context, Relevance Feedback

 

 

Dr Dickson Yan
Development of a novel photocatalytic membrane system for bacteria-resistant organics oxidation in wastewater

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr YAN Yuk Shing Dickson (Faculty of Science and Technology)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 920,100

Keywords:  Wastewater treatment, advanced oxidation process, filtration, pharmaceutical, fields 

 

 

Dr Zhang Hao Allen
Soil Properties and Microbial Communities in Relation to Tree Performance across Urban Green Space (UGS) Types in Hong Kong

 

Principal Investigator:  Dr ZHANG Hao Allen (Faculty of Design and Environment)

Funder:  Research Grants Council - Faculty Development Scheme

Grant total: HK$ 881,426

Keywords:  Urban forests, air quality, ecosystem services