Research Projects

On-going and New Research Projects with Sustainability Focus

As of 31 Dec 2018

 

 

Energy

Hosting Faculty / School / Department

Research Title
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Low Energy High Performance Coherent Photonic Systems
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development of Smart and Energy Efficiency Technology for Buildings
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Seismic Performance of Hybrid Energy Dissipation Bays (EDBs) Equipped with Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Connections and Steel Slit Walls (SSWs)
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering New Paradigm of Integrated Urbanwater Management
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Optimized Design and Optimal Control of Smart Buildings of Enhanced Grid Friendliness and Responsiveness
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development of 3D Wind Turbine Wake Models for Energy Efficiency Improvement of Offshore Wind Power Generation Systems
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Molecular Design of Functional Materials for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Probing the Ion Conduction Lanthanide Based Oxide Complexes for Novel Applications in Low-temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
AP Department of Applied Physics Controllable Engineering of Layered/Spinel Heterostructure in 3D High-capacity/voltage Cathode Towards Ultrahigh Areal Energy Density Solid-state Thin Film Li-ion Battery
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Simulation Study on Energy Piles with Groundwater Advection Considering Various Actual Factors for Application of Ground Source Heat Pump Systems
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering A Novel Solar Energy Driven and Membrane-based Air Humidification-dehumidification Desalination (MHDD) System
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering The Pyroelectric Properties and Electro-caloric Effect of Graphene Oxide-copolymer Multi-layer Structures
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Metal-Based Molecular Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering The New Generation of High Capacity Batteries for Energy Storage
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering The Integration of Spectral-Tuneable LED Lighting and Daylighting for Energy Efficient Buildings
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Investigation on Damping Mechanism of Hybrid AC/DC Power Systems Integrated with Renewable Energy
AF School of Accounting and Finance Empirical Applications of Models for Heterogeneity Relevant to Energy and Environmental Economics
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Development of an Intelligent Hybrid Microgrid with High Efficiency and Reliability
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Personal Cooling Clothing Incorporated with Phase Change Materials (PCMs) to Improve Human Thermal Comfort in Hot Climates
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering The Investigation of the Multi-objective Optimal Zero-energy Buildings with High Energy Flexibilities in Hong Kong
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Energy Performance Assessment and Optimization on Buildings in PolyU Campus - Stage 1 and Whole Campus
AP Department of Applied Physics Novel Materials for Emerging Energy, Electronic and Photonic Devices
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Study on the Mechanism and Application of Energy Transfer in the Nonlinear Self-excited System for 10 MW Level Wind Turbine System
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Smart Solar Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Utilization
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Sustainable Power Delivery Structures for High Renewables
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Research on Mechanics Problems in the Manipulation and Exploration of Acoustic Black Hole (ABH) Effect
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Energy Transfer Study on the Interface-surface of Rare Earth Upconversion Core@shell Nanostructure
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Key Technology Comprehensive Engineering Demonstration of Net-zero Energy Consumption Buildings in Hot-summer and Warm-winter Regions
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sewage-derived Resource Recovery for Smart City
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Supply Chain Management and Life-cycle Energy Performance of Industrialized Building Systems
SHTM School of Hotel and Tourism Management A Real-Time Monitoring and Diagnostics for Energy Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality in Hotel ICON
AP Department of Applied Physics Sustainable Power Source for Wireless Sensor
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development Potential of Renewable Energy Applications in Hong Kong
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Inverse Heat Transfer Optimization of Foundation Energy Piles in the Present Three-Dimensional Groundwater Advection for Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Air-Conditioning
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Structures and Transport Properties of Thermoeletric Textile Composites
BME Interdisciplinary Division of Biomedical Engineering A Graphene Quantum Dot Based Intracellular Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET) Assay for Monitoring Caspase-3 Protease Activity During Apoptosis Process in Single Cells
AP Department of Applied Physics Strain-Engineered Atomically Thin Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for Solar Energy Funnels
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics On the Stability of Traveling Waves in Chemotaxis Models
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Probabilistic Evaluation of Hypervelocity Impact-Induced Damage Based on Cumulative Energy Transfer in Nonlinear Acousto-Ultrasonic Waves: a Framework for Space Application-Oriented Structural Health Monitoring
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Multi-Scaled Study of Tribo-Electric Effects in Textile Structures
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Leveraging Granular Analytics for Short-Term Probabilistic Prognosis of Renewable Generations
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Understanding the Water-Energy-Climate Nexus of Smart Wastewater Treatment Systems: A Hybrid Agent Based-System Dynamics Approach
AP Department of Applied Physics Foldable Ultra-High Energy Density Thin Film Capacitors Based on Lead-Free Ferroelectric/Antiferroelectric Materials
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Robust Optimal Design of Energy Systems for Grid-Connected and Stand-Alone Zero Energy Buildings
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology PCM in Water Nano-Emulsion Functional Thermal Fluid for Thermal Energy Storage
AP Department of Applied Physics Ferroelectric Oxides with High Piezoelectricity and Low Bandgap for Solar Energy Harvesting Applications
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate A Multi-Scale Multi-Regional Assessment of Embodied Energy Use in China's Construction Sector
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics L-Infinity Stability of Semi-Implicit Schemes for Phase Field Equations
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Oxidative Chemical Vapor Deposition of Conductive Polymers on Particle Materials as Cathodes for Lithium Ion Batteries
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Fundamental Investigation of Magneli Phase Titanium Oxide Nanotube Arrays as Host of Sulfur for Cathode of High Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Hybridization of Textile-Based Piezoelectric and Triboelectric Nanogenerators
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Using Reversible Room Air-Conditioner for Combined Space and Water Heating in Residential Buildings in Hong Kong
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Novel Triply-Fed Brushless PM Generator-Based Stand-Alone Wind Energy AC/DC Supply System
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Improved Simulation Modelling of Cooling Energy Demand in Public Housing
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Low Energy Loss Organic Photovoltaic Devices via Materials Design and Nanostructures
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics Stability Analysis and Error Estimates of Exponential Time Differencing Schemes for Nonlocal Phase Field Equations
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Rational Design and Synthesis of Robust Metal-Free Organic Photosensitizers for Light-Driven Hydrogen Generation
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Size- and temperature-dependent phase transition in NASICON-type material on Li+- and Na+‐(de)intercalation
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Cyclic Thermo-Mechanical Behaviour of Clay and Sand with Reference to Energy Piles
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Exploiting Mechanical Nonlinearities in Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvesting Via Thermo-Acoustic Waves for Broadband Transduction
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Energy Conversion Modelling Studies and Persistent Luminescence Mechanisms of Lanthanide Oxide Materials
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Smart Integration of Renewable Energy to Improve Power Quality and Energy Efficiency of the Electrical Distribution Network
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Synthesis, Mechanical, and Structural Investigations of High Capacity Alloy Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering The Optical Performance of Nano-porous Aerogel Glazing Systems
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Stochastic Optimization to Enhance the Reliability Unit Commitment Runs Accommodating Renewable Generation
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Flow and Transport Phenomena through Hierarchical Porous Electrodes in Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries for Large-scale Energy Storage
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Investigation of Transition Metal Oxide Nanostructure for Biofuel Applications
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Shower Energy Benchmarks in a Dense High-rise Milieu
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of a Green Technology Converting Solar Energy for the Degradation of Refractory Endocrine Disrupting Compounds by Graphene-ferromagnetic Catalyst and Ultrasonic Irradiation
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Impact Induced Structural Vibration and Energy Conversion -- a Conceptual Investigation on Kinetic Energy Harvesting in Low-speed Impact
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Novel Luminescent Metal Complexes for Artificial Photosynthesis
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Cu2ZnSnS4-based Novel Nanocomposites for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Structural Optimization of Hierarchical Porous Anode for High Performance Microbial Fuel Cell
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Preliminary Investigation on the Heat Transfer of Spiral Coil Energy Piles with Groundwater Advection in Non-homogeneous Media for Ground-coupled Heat Pump Air-conditioning
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Investigation of Point-defect Formation as Active Catalytic Sites on Semiconductor Photocatalysts
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Energy Transfer Study on the interface of Rare Earth Core@shell Nanostructure for Modulations of Upconversion Luminescence
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Mechanistic Study of Esterification and Transesterification for Biomolecules Using Transition Metal- Salen Complexes as Catalyst
AP Department of Applied Physics Study of Battery-Type Supercapacitors
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Design Optimization of Distributed Energy Systems Integrated with District Cooling Systems by Enhancing the Robustness, Reliability and Resilience
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Optimizing Heterogeneity in Si-based Nanocomposite Anode Materials for Higher Electrochemical Performance
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Energy Storage Devices Based on Advanced Metal-Containing Supercapacitor Electrode Materials
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development of Optimization and Diagnosis Methods for Smart Energy Management of Data Centres
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an Energy-Efficient Waterproof Coating System for Concrete Envelope
ISE Institute of Textiles and Clothing Additive Manufacturing of Emergency Nanomaterials for Novel Energy Application
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Development of Nanocomposite Materials for Energy Storages
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology New Molecular Functional Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Modeling and Simulation of Fuel Cells/batteries for Efficient Energy Conversion
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Study on Indirect Evaporative Cooling Technology for Energy Recovery from Air-conditioning Systems in Hot and Humid Regions
AP Department of Applied Physics Novel Optoelectronic and Energy Materials for Device Applications
AP Department of Applied Physics Tailoring of Nanostructures for Improved Charge Transport in Energy Conversion and Storage Devices
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Application of Power Electronics Concept to Electric Vessel
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development of Internet of Things (IoT) - based Multi-Function Smart Window by Integrating Solar PV Blind and Active Ventilation System toward Zero Energy Building
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering The Possibility of Reducing Illuminance Level by Using LED Lighting Products with High Colour Rendering Index for Energy Reduction in Green Buildings
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an energy-saving coating system for sustainable building envelope
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Study on Green Retrofit of Aged Residential Buildings in Hong Kong
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Life-Cycle Commissioning and Optimization of ECS System in TKW Station
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Renewable Energy Application and Energy Conservation in Public Rental Housing (PRH) Development

 

Air Quality

Hosting Faculty / School / Department

Research Title
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Investigation of Building Environment by Experimental Measurement and Numerical Simulation
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Impact of Air-Sea Exchanges on Air Quality in Coastal Megacities
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Stereoscopic Observation Technology for Air Quality Research on Mountains and Aircraft
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Tropospheric Ozone Trend in 1994-2017 in Hong Kong, Southern China: Quantifying the Driving force of Emission and Climate
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Linking Hong Kong's Transportation Activities and Electricity Consumption to Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Developing New Research Areas on Air Quality
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Clear up Toxic Smog and Improve Air Quality in Hong Kong

 

Water

Hosting Faculty / School / Department

Research Title
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering FRP-reinforced Seawater Sea-sand Concrete Structures for Sustainable Marine Infrastructure
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering New Paradigm of Integrated Urbanwater Management
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Robotic Technology for Underwater Infrastructure Inspection
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Water-soluble Phosphorescent Organoiridium Bioprobes Bearing Bisisoindoles as Near-Infrared Fluorophores
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Simulation Study on Energy Piles with Groundwater Advection Considering Various Actual Factors for Application of Ground Source Heat Pump Systems
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Transient-based Partial Blockage Detection in Branched Pipe Systems
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Developing Sustainable Urban Water Infrastructure System for Effective Utilization of Water Resources
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Smart Fiber-optic Sensor System for Real-time Monitoring of Water Quality
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Performance Based Leachable Heavy Metal Testing Methods for Water Supply System
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Smart Urban Water Supply Systems (Smart UWSS)
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Diagnosis and Prognosis of Intensifying Euthrophication, Hypoxia and the Ecosystem Consequences around Hong Kong Waters: Coupled Physical-biogeochemical-pollution Studies
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Field and Modeling Study on the Role of Atmospheric Aqueous Reactions in Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation in Pearl River Delta Region
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Critical process of the microbial redox transformation and mobility of arsenic in the shallow aquifer of the Pearl River Delta
LSGI Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics An Investigation of GNSS+ for Severe Weather and Climate Change ---Theory, Algorithm and Innovation
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Dyeing Cotton with Reactive Dyes in Low Water and Salt-free Medium
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics Optimal Control Problem of Fish-feeding in a Calm-water Fish Pond
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Inverse Heat Transfer Optimization of Foundation Energy Piles in the Present Three-Dimensional Groundwater Advection for Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Air-Conditioning
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Polyethyleneimine-Based intrinsic Photoluminescence Polymer Dots as Novel Multifunctional Nanocarriers for Imaging-Guided Therapy
LSGI Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics A Novel Approach for Calibrating Satellite Remote Sensing Water Vapor Observations by Using Ground-Based Multi-Station, Multi-Sensor PWV Data
LSGI Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics An Integrated Knowledge-Based Remote Sensing Technique for Coastal Water Quality Monitoring
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Understanding the Water-Energy-Climate Nexus of Smart Wastewater Treatment Systems: A Hybrid Agent Based-System Dynamics Approach
LSGI Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics A Study of Water Seepage in Construction Materials with Phase Velocity Dispersion of Wide-Band Ground Penetrating Radar Wave and Spectral Analysis of Surface Wave (SASW)
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology PCM in Water Nano-Emulsion Functional Thermal Fluid for Thermal Energy Storage
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering On the Transient Flow Behaviors in Viscoelastic Pipelines in Urban Water Supply Systems
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Using Reversible Room Air-Conditioner for Combined Space and Water Heating in Residential Buildings in Hong Kong
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Test Study of Sea-sand Seawater Concrete FRP Piles in Marine Soils under Cyclic and Static Loading
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Investigation of Transient Water-Air Flows in Stormwater Drainage Pipelines
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics Duality Approach with Auxiliary Processes in some Path-Dependent Portfolio Choice Problems
AP Department of Applied Physics Understanding Water-oxidation Catalysis at the Atomic Scale Using in Situ and Ex Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Formation Mechanism and Control of Halogenated Aldehydes during Chlorination of Water Sources Containing Natural Organic Matters
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Shower Energy Benchmarks in a Dense High-rise Milieu
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Immobilized Bacterial Biomass as Potent Adsorbent for Lead Removal: Preparation, Characterization, Mechanistic Studies and Process Development
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Preliminary Investigation on the Heat Transfer of Spiral Coil Energy Piles with Groundwater Advection in Non-homogeneous Media for Ground-coupled Heat Pump Air-conditioning
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an Energy-Efficient Waterproof Coating System for Concrete Envelope
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Study of Biomimetic Water Sensitive Shape Memory Polymer Materials and Their Applications
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Investigation and Optimization of Flow Boiling Heat Transfer and Flow Characteristics of Water in Heat Exchanger with Super-hydrophilic to Super-hydrophobic Coating
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Catalytic Oxidation for the Removal of Toxic Pollutants in Water
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an energy-saving coating system for sustainable building envelope
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Implementation of Food Waste Collection System for Catering Services
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Enhancing water resilience with blue-green infrastructure: A pilot-scale study on bioretention systems for stormwater harvesting in new development areas
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Impact of Microplastics on the Chinese Horseshoe Crab Tachypleus Tridentatus in Hong Kong Western Waters

 

Noise

Hosting Faculty / School / Department

Research Title
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Novel Wave Functional Materials for Manipulating Light and Sound (ME)
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Experimental and Numerical Studies of Innovative Acoustical Material Technology for Industrial and Urban Low-Frequency Noise Mitigation
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Structure-Borne Wave Manipulation Through Acoustic Black Hole for Vibration and Noise Control Applications
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering An Investigation of the Impact of Composite Neighbourhood Sceneries and the Combined Sounds on the Total Sound Perception within Dwellings
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Parametric Study of Sound Transmission Across Plenum Windows and the Prediction of Sound Transmission Loss
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Thermo-Acoustic Oscillations: Mechanism Exploration and Control Based on Delay Differential Equation Theories Under a Fully-coupled Modelling Framework
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering A Study of the Effects of Aeroacoustic-Structural Interaction on Airfoil Trailing Edge Noise
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Combination of Directional Multiresolution Analysis and Pattern Noise for Copy-move Forgery Detection in Images
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Broadband Sound Insulation Panel Embedding with an Array of Tubular Cavities Covered by Membranes in Random Alignment
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering An Investigation of the Impact of Natural Sounds on the Perception of Acoustic Environment within Dwellings Intruded by Neighborhood Human Noises
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Fan Noise Suppression by Light Microperforated Panel with Non-uniform Grazing Shear Flow
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Plenum-balconies as Natural-ventilation-enabling Noise Reduction Devices for High-rise Residential buildings
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Effects of Dental Equipment Noise on Dental Professionals
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Investigation of Smart Active Control Technique for Interior Noise Effect
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Panel Silencing Device for Environmental Noise Control
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Identifying Noise Hazards for Construction Workers
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics Optimization Algorithms for Problems with Simulated Function Values
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Exploration of Tunable Fluid-structure Interaction for Development Advanced Aeronautical Noise Mitigation Technology
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Smart noise barriers/enclosures for dual active and passive control of construction noise
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering

Enhancing Building Environmental Quality by a Novel Ventilation Shaft and a Ventilation-enabled Noise Barrier with On Site Validation for a Public Rental Housing (PRH) at Yuen Long, namely Ex-Yuen Long

 

 

Waste

Hosting Faculty / School / Department

Research Title
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Matching Fund for Cementless Production of Lightweight Aggregates from Incineration Bottom Ash (IBA) and Concrete Slurry Waste (CSW)
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Matching Fund for New Solvent-Based Biorefinery Techniques to Extract Lignin from Timber Wastes for High Titer Biofuel Production
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Developing Sustainable Urban Water Infrastructure System for Effective Utilization of Water Resources
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Institutionalization of Involvement in Environmental Protection
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering An Eco-friendly Approach to Recycle Waste Plastic and Waste Tyre Rubber Collectively into Sustainable Asphalt Pavements
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Holistic Investigation of Fate and Behaviour of Emerging Contaminants in Complex Environmental Matrices
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Effects of Degree of Accelerated Carbonation of Recycled Aggregates on the Macro- and Micro-Structural Properties of Recycled Aggregate Concrete
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Green Recycling of Dredged Contaminated Marine Sediment Into Eco-Friendly Paving Blocks
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Fungal-Based Biocomposite Microspheres for Enhanced Removal of Toxic Anionic Pollutants in an Aqueous Media
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Immobilized Bacterial Biomass as Potent Adsorbent for Lead Removal: Preparation, Characterization, Mechanistic Studies and Process Development
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Management of Dredged Materials in Hong Kong
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Effectiveness of C&D Waste Management in Hong Kong: Understanding the Barriers and Requisites for Improvement
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Effective Production of Value-added Chemicals from Agricultural and Food Waste by Organosolv Pretreatment
ISE Institute of Textiles and Clothing Application of RFID Technology in Facilitating E-waste Collection and Recycling
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Strategies and Measures for Construction and Demolition Waste Management of Refurbishing/Renovating Existing Buildings in Hong Kong
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Value-added collective recycling of waste plastic and waste tyre rubber into durable asphalt pavements
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Implementation of Food Waste Collection System for Catering Services
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of a novel way to maximize the use of waste glass in precast alkali activated cement mortar/concrete
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Construction waste sorting and recycling robot
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Incorporating metabolites based organosolv pretreatment in reducing the recalcitrant of lignocellulosic biomass to saccharification in food/yard/timber waste treatment processes

 

Wastewater

Hosting Faculty / School / Department

Research Title
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Metal-Biochar Catalysts for High-Efficiency Low-Impact Wastewater Treatment and Soil Remediation
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Elucidation of N- and S-cycles in a Bioreactor with Anaerobically-treated Saline Sewage for Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (N2O) Emission via a Hybrid DNA Sequencing Technique
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Understanding the Water-Energy-Climate Nexus of Smart Wastewater Treatment Systems: A Hybrid Agent Based-System Dynamics Approach
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Nitrogen and Sulfur Interaction: Demystifing a New Anaerobic Ammonium Sulfate Syntrophy (AASS)
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Fungal-Based Biocomposite Microspheres for Enhanced Removal of Toxic Anionic Pollutants in an Aqueous Media
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Mass and Charge Transport Through the Porous Photoanode in Photocatalytic Fuel Cells for Simultaneous Wastewater Treatment and Electricity Generation
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Immobilized Bacterial Biomass as Potent Adsorbent for Lead Removal: Preparation, Characterization, Mechanistic Studies and Process Development
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing The Development of a Graphene-based Ferromagnetic Nanophotocatalyst for the Rapid Degradation of Dyes for Textile Dyeing Wastewater Treatment under Visible Light
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Nanomaterials-impregnated Biochar for Wastewater Treatment

 

Transportation

Hosting Faculty / School / Department

Research Title
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Reliability-based Intelligent Transportation Systems: Theories, Characteristics & Dynamics
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of Smart Mobility Platform for Connected Environment
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Managing Vessel Speed Reduction Zones (VSRZs) to Reduce Air Emissions in Maritime Transportation
ISE Institute of Textiles and Clothing Multi-criteria Decision Making for More Sustainable Transportation
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Optimal Design and Operation of Public Transportation Systems in a Congested City
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Design of Smart Taxi System for Congested High Density Cities
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Advanced Technologies for Development of a Door-to-Door and Low-Carbon Multi-Modal Route Guidance System
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Automatic Calibration of Activity-Based Travel Demand Model Using Re-Identified MAC Addresses
COMP Department of Computing Efficient Spatial Data Management for Crowdsourced Transportation
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering A Methodology for Measuring and Designing Redundant Transportation Networks for Enhancing Resiliency
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Development of Advanced Continuum Models for Designing Scalable Integrated Public Transportation Networks
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Team Orienteering Arc Routing Problem with Multiple Time Windows
ISE Institute of Textiles and Clothing A Study of Big Data Driven Seafood Farming and Transportation in the Internet of Things Environment
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Linking Hong Kong's Transportation Activities and Electricity Consumption to Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)
SHTM School of Hotel and Tourism Management Modelling Tourist Preferences for Intermodal Public Transportation
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Advanced Transport Network Models for Smart Transportation Systems