Research Projects

On-going and New Research Projects with Sustainability Focus

As of 30 June 2018

 

 

Energy

 

Hosting Faculty / School / Department Research Title
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
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Metal-Based Molecular Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology PCM in Water Nano-Emulsion Functional Thermal Fluid for Thermal Energy Storage
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Rational Design and Synthesis of Robust Metal-Free Organic Photosensitizers for Light-Driven Hydrogen Generation
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Energy Conversion Modelling Studies and Persistent Luminescence Mechanisms of Lanthanide Oxide Materials
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Investigation of Transition Metal Oxide Nanostructure for Biofuel Applications
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
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
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
Energy Storage Devices Based on Advanced Metal-Containing Supercapacitor Electrode Materials
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology New Molecular Functional Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
AF School of Accounting and Finance
Empirical Applications of Models for Heterogeneity Relevant to Energy
 and Environmental Economics
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics On the Stability of Traveling Waves in Chemotaxis Models
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics L-Infinity Stability of Semi-Implicit Schemes for Phase Field Equations
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics Stability Analysis and Error Estimates of Exponential Time Differencing Schemes for Nonlocal Phase Field Equations
AP Department of Applied Physics Novel Materials for Emerging Energy, Electronic and Photonic Devices
AP Department of Applied Physics Sustainable Power Source for Wireless Sensor
AP Department of Applied Physics Strain-Engineered Atomically Thin Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for Solar Energy Funnels
AP Department of Applied Physics Foldable Ultra-High Energy Density Thin Film Capacitors Based on Lead-Free Ferroelectric/Antiferroelectric Materials
AP Department of Applied Physics Ferroelectric Oxides with High Piezoelectricity and Low Bandgap for Solar Energy Harvesting Applications
AP Department of Applied Physics Study of Battery-Type Supercapacitors
AP Department of Applied Physics Tailoring of Nanostructures for Improved Charge Transport in Energy Conversion and Storage Devices
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
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Supply Chain Management and Life-cycle Energy Performance of Industrialized Building Systems
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate A Multi-Scale Multi-Regional Assessment of Embodied Energy Use in China's Construction Sector
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Modeling and Simulation of Fuel Cells/batteries for Efficient Energy Conversion
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Study on Green Retrofit of Aged Residential Buildings in Hong Kong
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Development of Smart and Energy Efficiency Technology for Buildings
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate 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
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 The Integration of Spectral-Tuneable LED Lighting and Daylighting for Energy Efficient Buildings
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering
The Investigation of the Multi-objective Optimal Zero-energy Buildings with High Energy Flexibilities in Hong Kong
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Energy Performance Assessment and Optimization on Buildings in PolyU Campus - Stage 1 and Whole Campus
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development and Application of Big Data Technology for Building Operation Performance Enhancement
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development Potential of Renewable Energy Applications in Hong Kong
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Optimal Thermal Energy Storage (TES) Technology Using Phase-change Material Impregnated into Open Cell Metal Foams
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
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Robust Optimal Design of Energy Systems for Grid-Connected and Stand-Alone Zero Energy Buildings
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Using Reversible Room Air-Conditioner for Combined Space and Water Heating in Residential Buildings in Hong Kong
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Improved Simulation Modelling of Cooling Energy Demand in Public Housing 
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Shower Energy Benchmarks in a Dense High-rise Milieu
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering
Investigation into the Heat Transfer of Energy Piles with Spiral Coils in Nonhomogeneous Media for Ground-coupled Heat Pump Air-conditioning
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
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Design Optimization of Distributed Energy Systems Integrated with District Cooling Systems by Enhancing the Robustness, Reliability and Resilience
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Development of Optimization and Diagnosis Methods for Smart Energy Management of Data Centres
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Study on Indirect Evaporative Cooling Technology for Energy Recovery from Air-conditioning Systems in Hot and Humid Regions
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
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering New Paradigm of Integrated Urbanwater Management
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Matching Fund for Toward Energy-Positive Sewage Sludge Management in Hong Kong: An Eco-efficiency Approach Using LCA and DEA
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sewage-derived Resource Recovery for Smart City
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 Exploiting Mechanical Nonlinearities in Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvesting Via Thermo-Acoustic Waves for Broadband Transduction
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an Energy-Efficient Waterproof Coating System for Concrete Envelope
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an energy-saving coating system for sustainable building envelope
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Toward Energy-Positive Sewage Sludge Management in Hong Kong: An Eco-efficiency Approach Using LCA and DEA
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an novel energy-efficient nitrogen removal technology: A techno-economic assessment of treating food waste digestate
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Advanced Functional Materials for Energy Absorption, Conversion, and Storage in Railway Electrification Systems
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Investigation on Damping Mechanism of Hybrid AC/DC Power Systems Integrated with Renewable Energy
EE Department of Electrical Engineering
Development of an Intelligent Hybrid Microgrid with High Efficiency and Reliability
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Smart Solar Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Utilization
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Sustainable Power Delivery Structures for High Renewables
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Development of A Novel Brushless Power Slit Transmission System for Variable-speed Constant-frequency Wind Power Generation Application
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Leveraging Granular Analytics for Short-Term Probabilistic Prognosis of Renewable Generations
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Novel Triply-Fed Brushless PM Generator-Based Stand-Alone Wind Energy AC/DC Supply System
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Smart Integration of Renewable Energy to Improve Power Quality and Energy Efficiency of the Electrical Distribution Network 
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Synthesis, Mechanical, and Structural Investigations of High Capacity Alloy Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries 
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Low Energy High Performance Coherent Photonic Systems
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Low Energy Loss Organic Photovoltaic Devices via Materials Design and Nanostructures 
ISE Institute of Textiles and Clothing Additive Manufacturing of Emergency Nanomaterials for Novel Energy Application
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Fiber-based Asymmetric Supercapacitors for Wearable Energy Storage Device
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Study of Superior Flexible, Wearable and High-performance Textile Energy Storage Devices from Carbon Non-woven Nanofibers and All-solid-state Yarn Composites
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Personal Cooling Clothing Incorporated with Phase Change Materials (PCMs) to Improve Human Thermal Comfort in Hot Climates
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Interfacial Engineering of Wearable Solar Energy Harvesting and Storage
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Structures and Transport Properties of Thermoeletric Textile Composites
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Multi-Scaled Study of Tribo-Electric Effects in Textile Structures
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Hybridization of Textile-Based Piezoelectric and Triboelectric Nanogenerators 
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies
Stochastic Optimization to Enhance the Reliability Unit Commitment Runs Accommodating Renewable Generation
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering The New Generation of High Capacity Batteries for Energy Storage
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Research on Mechanics Problems in the Manipulation and Exploration of Acoustic Black Hole (ABH) Effect
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
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
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Flow and Transport Phenomena through Hierarchical Porous Electrodes in Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries for Large-scale Energy Storage
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering
Impact Induced Structural Vibration and Energy Conversion -- a Conceptual Investigation on Kinetic Energy Harvesting in Low-speed Impact
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Structural Optimization of Hierarchical Porous Anode for High Performance Microbial Fuel Cell
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Optimizing Heterogeneity in Si-based Nanocomposite Anode Materials for Higher Electrochemical Performance
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Development of Nanocomposite Materials for Energy Storages
SHTM School of Hotel and Tourism Management A Real-Time Monitoring and Diagnostics for Energy Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality in Hotel ICON


Air Quality

Hosting Faculty / School / Department Research Title
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
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
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies
Linking Hong Kong's Transportation Activities and Electricity Consumption to Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)

 

Water

Hosting Faculty / School / Department Research Title
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Performance Based Leachable Heavy Metal Testing Methods for Water Supply System
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Development of Polyethyleneimine-Based intrinsic Photoluminescence Polymer Dots as Novel Multifunctional Nanocarriers for Imaging-Guided Therapy
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology PCM in Water Nano-Emulsion Functional Thermal Fluid for Thermal Energy Storage
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Environmental Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles and its Mechanism along an Environmentally Realistic Salinity Gradient
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
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Environmental Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles and its Mechanism along an Environmentally Realistic Salinity Gradient (II)
ABCT Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology Easy Identification of Dinoflagellates: Phase II - Immuno-assay for Simple and Rapid Identification of Toxic Dinoflagellates
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  
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 Investigation on Heat and Moisture Transfer around Pile Foundation Ground Heat Exchangers of Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Systems in Moisture Soil with Groundwater Advection
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
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Using Reversible Room Air-Conditioner for Combined Space and Water Heating in Residential Buildings in Hong Kong
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Shower Energy Benchmarks in a Dense High-rise Milieu
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
BSE Department of Building Services Engineering Implementation of Food Waste Collection System for Catering Services
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
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
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Assessing the Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity of Flow Generation in Hong Kong Ephemeral Streams: Perspectives for Flood Risk and Stream Water Quality Management
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 On the Transient Pressure wave Propagation and Response in water Pipeline Systems
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an Energy-Efficient Waterproof Coating System for Concrete Envelope
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an Energy-Efficient Waterproof Coating System for Concrete Envelope
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
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Smart Fiber-optic Sensor System for Real-time Monitoring of Water Quality
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Dyeing Cotton with Reactive Dyes in Low Water and Salt-free Medium
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Study of Biomimetic Water Sensitive Shape Memory Polymer Materials and Their Applications
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
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)
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Robotic Technology for Underwater Infrastructure Inspection

 

Noise

Hosting Faculty / School / Department Research Title
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Identifying Noise Hazards for Construction Workers
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
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
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
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Investigation of Smart Active Control Technique for Interior Noise Effect
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Smart noise barriers/enclosures for dual active and passive control of construction noise
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Speaker-Adaptive Denoising Deep Networks for SNR-Aware PLDA Speaker Verification
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Combination of Directional Multiresolution Analysis and Pattern Noise for Copy-move Forgery Detection in Images
EIE Department of Electronic and Information Engineering Colorblind-friendly Halftoning
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 Acoustic Boundary Design Based on a Wavelet-Decomposed Galerkin Formulation
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Structure-Borne Wave Manipulation Through Acoustic Black Hole for Vibration and Noise Control Applications
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering A Study of the Effects of Aeroacoustic-Structural Interaction on Airfoil Trailing Edge Noise
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Broadband Sound Insulation Panel Embedding with an Array of Tubular Cavities Covered by Membranes in Random Alignment
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Fan Noise Suppression by Light Microperforated Panel with Non-uniform Grazing Shear Flow
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering

Exploration of Tunable Fluid-structure Interaction for Development Advanced Aeronautical Noise Mitigation Technology

 

Waste

Hosting Faculty / School / Department Research Title
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
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Mechanism Modeling and Waste Heat Recovery Strategies of a Molten Carbonate Direct Carbon Fuel Cell
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate Effectiveness of C&D Waste Management in Hong Kong: Understanding the Barriers and Requisites for Improvement
BRE Department of Building and Real Estate A New Method for Simultaneous Plastic Waste Treatment and Electricity Generation Using High Performance Direct Waste Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (DW-SOFC)
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Characterization of the Performance of Used Cooking Oil and Waste Coffee Grounds as Asphalt Binder Modifiers
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Characterizing the Critical Physical and Chemical Properties of Cellulosic Solid Waster for Improving the Efficiency of Enzymatic Saccharification
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Developing Sustainable Urban Water Infrastructure System for Effective Utilization of Water Resources
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Use of Recycled Waste Materials for Pavement Engineering in Urban Environment: Microscopic Mechanism Analysis towards Better Durability and Higher Recycling Rates
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Turning Waste Into Sustainable Pavement Material
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Developing a Low Environmental Impact High Stability Biorefinery to Convert Municipal Wood Product Waste into Bioethanol
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Long Term Durability Properties of Concrete Blocks Prepared with Waste Glass Cullet
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Management of Dredged Materials in Hong Kong
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Effective Production of Value-added Chemicals from Agricultural and Food Waste by Organosolv Pretreatment
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Technology Development and Economic Feasibility of Applying New Urban Biorefinery to Convert Solids Wastes Derived Lignocellulosic Biomass into Biofuels 
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Developing a High-Throughput Vegetable Waste Valorisation Technology to Produce High-Value Green Substitutes of Petroleum Derivatives
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Development of an novel energy-efficient nitrogen removal technology: A techno-economic assessment of treating food waste digestate
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Transforming Food Waste at the Hong Kong International Airport into Value-added Chemicals
ISE Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering A New Data Driven Dynamic Waste Collection Strategy with Individual Disposal Volume Forecast and Time-Varying Travel Time
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Institutionalization of Involvement in Environmental Protection
ITC Institute of Textiles and Clothing Study of Polyhydroxyalkanoates(PHAs) Production from Dyeing Waste

 

Wastewater

Hosting Faculty / School / Department Research Title
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 Metal-Biochar Catalysts for High-Efficiency Low-Impact  Wastewater Treatment and Soil Remediation
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Fe-enhanced Primary Sedimentation and Sludge Recovery for Phosphorus during Wastewater Treatment
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)
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Fe-enhanced primary sedimentation and sludge acidogenesis for resources (P and PHA) recovery during wastewater treatment (CEE-1)
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Fe-enhanced primary sedimentation and sludge acidogenesis for resources (P and PHA) recovery during wastewater treatment (CEE-2)
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
ME Department of Mechanical Engineering Mass and Charge Transport Through the Porous Photoanode in Photocatalytic Fuel Cells for Simultaneous Wastewater Treatment and Electricity Generation


Transportation

Hosting Faculty / School / Department Research Title
AMA Department of Applied Mathematics Coordination for the Sustainability of Supply Chain with Transportation Disruption and Stochastic Demands
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering People-Oriented Intelligent Transportation Systems 
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
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering A Methodology for Measuring and Designing Redundant Transportation Networks for Enhancing Resiliency
CEE Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Design of Low-carbon Emission Bus System for Congested High Density Cities
COMP Department of Computing Efficient Spatial Data Management for Crowdsourced Transportation
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Optimal Design and Operation of Public Transportation Systems in a Congested City
EE Department of Electrical Engineering Development of Advanced Continuum Models for Designing Scalable Integrated Public Transportation Networks
ISE Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering Multi-criteria Decision Making for More Sustainable Transportation
ISE Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering A Study of Big Data Driven Seafood Farming and Transportation in the Internet of Things Environment
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Managing Vessel Speed Reduction Zones (VSRZs) to Reduce Air Emissions in Maritime Transportation
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Team Orienteering Arc Routing Problem with Multiple Time Windows
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies
Linking Hong Kong's Transportation Activities and Electricity Consumption to Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)
LMS Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies Stochastic Dynamic Multi-type Container Assignment with Repositioning
LSGI Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics Usability of Schematic Maps
SD School of Design Greater China Public Transportation Futures 2030 - Stations and Interchanges
SHTM School of Hotel and Tourism Management Selection of Inter-modal Public Transportation for Attraction Visitation: An Investigation of Key Attributes and Tourist Attitudes
SHTM School of Hotel and Tourism Management Modelling Tourist Preferences for Intermodal Public Transportation