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Research Projects led by FCE Scholars Awarded Over $22 Million Funding from RGC

28 Jan 2022

Four outstanding collaborative projects led by FCE scholars have been supported by the Research Grants Council (RGC), with the total funding amounting to over HK$22 million. Two of the projects aim to address the impact of COVID-19 and novel infectious diseases, while the other two focus on innovative and cross-disciplinary research areas.

Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) 2021/22
Project Project Coordinator Amount Awarded (HK$)
Is the Usual Social Distance Sufficient to Avoid Airborne Infection of Expiratory Droplets in Indoor Environments? Prof. Guo Hai
Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Spatiotemporal Prediction and Real-time Early Warning of COVID-19 Onset Risk Prof. John Shi
Dept of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics
Study of Carbon Sequestration in Hong Kong’s Vegetation: from Present to Future Prediction under Climate Change Prof. Charles Wong
Dept of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics

Research Impact Fund (RIF) 2021/22
Project Project Coordinator Amount Awarded (HK$)
Deeper Understanding of Color Matching Mechanism for Developing High-quality Lighting and Imaging Systems Dr Tommy Wei
Dept of Building Environment and Energy Engineering

Administered by RGC, the CRF supports investigators across disciplines and/or across universities to engage in creative and multi-disciplinary research projects, while the RIF aims to foster impactful and translational collaborative research beyond academia for the benefit of wider community.

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