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Approved Projects 2021/22

Project Titles Supervisors Students
Development of a novel antibiotic resistance efflux pump inhibitor (EPI)

Dr Chua, Song Lin

Assistant Professor

Chen, Jiayu
Preclinical investigation of the anti-cancer effect of EFGR inhibitors on colorectal cancer with APC/TP53 co-occurrent mutation

Dr Tai, Chi-shing William

Research Assistant Professor

Mao, Yiwei
Enantioselective direct C–H amidation for chiral lactams synthesis

Dr Yu, Wing Yiu

Professor

Lin, Ming Kit

Investigation of the potential synergy between black raspberry-derived polyphenol and fibre as prebiotics for promoting gut health

Dr Zhao, Danyue Daisy

Assistant Professor

Chan, Chi Ming
Identification and functional characterization of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in regulation of drug resistance in hepatocellular carcinoma

Dr Lee, Kin Wah Terence

Associate Professor

Zhang, Xiaoyi
Gao, Qian
Sun, Liyang
Wu, Yitao
Development of Novel Iron Complexes for Visible Light Photocatalysis

Dr Wong, Wing Leung

Research Assistant Professor

Zhang, Haiqi
Evaluating the role of bacterivorous predator in bacterial biofilm dispersal

Dr Chua, Song Lin

Assistant Professor

Hu, Minqi
Using serology assays and machine learning to study prevalence of COVID-19 on population level

Dr He, Daihai

Associate Professor

Ruan, Yang
Qin, Zhiyuan
Xu, Su
The Post-pandemic Era of COVID-19: Reinfection, Interactions with Respiratory Diseases and Future Transmission Analysis Dr He, Daihai

Associate Professor

Dong, Nanxi
Xie, Mengxin
Zhang, Xinzhi
Experimental Realization of Quantum 
Gradient Descent Method on a Programmable Quantum Computer
 Dr Zhang, Guofeng

Associate Professor

 Jain, Rakshit
Reinforcement Learning based Robo-Advising Apps under Enhanced Mean-Variance Framework

Dr Li, Xun

Professor

Cai, Yangnuo
Gao, Yaning
Microfluidic systems for microalgae screening

 Dr Zhang, Xuming

Associate Professor

Wang, Yidong
Lattice model simulation of fragile-to-strong transition in glassy materials

Dr Lam, Chi Hang

Associate Professor

Ong, Chin Yuan
A study of glass using a population of swap-initiating particles Dr Lam, Chi Hang

Associate Professor

Gopinath, Gautham
Tactics of online product display: The effect of empty space in a product image on consumers in the online shopping context

Dr Baek Eunsoo

Assistant Professor

Gulati, Simran
Have Stocks Recovered from Covid-19? Evidence from Earnings Expectation

Dr Chen, Te-feng

Assistant Professor

Chen, Yusong
Zheng, Kaiyun
Top Performing Stocks in Hong Kong Stock Market and Their Common Characteristics Dr Chen, Te-feng

Assistant Professor

Yang, Tongshu
Li, Xiawei
Investment under information vacuum: The closure of local newspaper in foreign languages undermines foreigners’ investment outcomes

Dr Kang, Byoung Uk

Associate Professor

Gong, Zihan
Huang, Daopeng
Terminal Distribution Problems in Electronic Commerce Environment

Dr Anthony King Wah Pang

Associate Professor

Jiang, Ruixuan
Liu, Ruofan
Xu, Jingyi 
The Development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Asia and Europe

Dr Achim I. Czerny

Associate Professor

Chan, Yung Ting
Study of Timber Buildings in Fire

Dr Jiang, Liming

Assistant Professor

Chan, Wai Shan
Experimental and Numerical Study of Passive Radiative Coolers for Space Cooling in Local Buildings

Dr Lu, Lin

Professor

Law, Wing Chun
Study of Combustion Behavior of Constructional Timber in Buildings

 Dr Jiang, Liming

Assistant Professor

Wan, Oscar Man Hei
Study of Fire Impact on Glass Panels

Dr Jiang, Liming

Assistant Professor

 

Lam, Ying Tung
Developing Defect-based Building Condition Assessment method for Modular integrated Construction (MiC) Projects

Dr Zayed, Tarek 

Professor 

Xie, Kexin
Influence of carbonation depth of recycled aggregate on the interface transition zone of recycled aggregate concrete

Dr Poon, Chi Sun

Chair Professor

Ziyabek, Nazym
Toxic transformation products of tire rubber antioxidants in urban air and stormwater: A neglected threat to environmental health

Dr Jin, Ling

Research Assistant Professor

Li, Zekai
Scalable Surface Nanoengineering of Hollow Fiber Membrane via Electrospray-assisted Deposition and Incorporation of Biocidal Nanomaterials

Dr Jiang, Yi

Assistant Professor

Weng, Yanni
Ride comfort assessment of MTR using smartphone

Dr Zhu, Songye

Professor

Lu, Pengran
Bacteria communities of size-fractionated airborne particles

Dr Jin, Ling

Research Assistant Professor

Chau, Ying Tung Natalie

Development of a machine learning model for the prediction of extreme storm surges in Hong Kong

Dr Wang, Shuo

Assistant Professor

Wong, Chun Keung Michael
A Parametric Analysis in Location Accuracy Models on Acoustic Leakage Detection Survey

Dr Wallace Lai

Associate Professor

Chung, Pui Lam
Sing, Ho Wai
Leung, Chun Kit
A Parametric Analysis in Depth Accuracy Models on Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Survey  Dr Wallace Lai

Associate Professor

Chung, Kin Wang
Luk, Ho Fung
Yiu, Chun Lok
Tang, Justin Hayse Chi Wing G.
Developments of a Collaborative UAV Simulation Platform for Smart City Applications

Dr Hsu, Li-ta

Assistant Professor

Ahad, Sugata
Shiu, Wai Ching Lucas
Huang, Xinyue
Su, Meiling
Sajid, D M Zahin
UAV-based Remote Sensing System for Marine Environment Monitoring

Dr Li, Boyang

Research Assistant Professor

 

Cheng, Yuling
Examining collaborative decisions between air traffic controllers and pilots in terminal manoeuvring operations

Dr Ng, Kam Hung

Assistant Professor

 

Chow, Chun Ting
Chan, Tsz Ching
Li, Kwok Chun
Wong, Ka Yeung
Screening of drug-targeting ion channels for age-related diabetes

Dr Ruan, Yechun

Assistant Professor

 

Feng, Lin
Study on change in center of mass vibration towards obesity-related musculoskeletal disorders

Dr Wang, Yan

Research Assistant Professor

Wai, Kei Chun
Home-based COVID-19 Test

Dr Lee, Ming Hung

Associate Professor

Zeng, Kehao
Lee, Sum Yee
The Video Game Development for Computer Science Education

Dr Li, Chen Richard

Research Assistant Professor

Li, Hong Lin
Adversarial Attacks and Defenses in Deep neural networks

Dr Xiao, Bin

Associate Professor

Li, Liying
Adversarial Robustness in Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning Dr Xiao, Bin

Associate Professor

Li, Yiquan
Deep Learning Methods Based On 3D Point Clouds and Adversarial Attacks On 3D Classifiers  Dr Xiao, Bin

Associate Professor

Ma, Suizhi
Learning to Discover Dynamic Objects in 3D Point Clouds

 Dr Yang, Bo

Assistant Professor

Pinon, Sadman Rakib
Rabbani, Sadman Sakib
Algorithm Design for Fair Resource Allocation Problems

 Dr Li, Bo

Assistant Professor

Xing, Shiji
Semi-Supervised Learning methods for Adversarial Robustness Dr Xiao, Bin

Associate Professor

Ye, Jianyang
Doctor recommendation in online medical forums

Dr Li, Jing

Assistant Professor

Zhang, Yubo
Analysis of Privacy Policies of Applications Based on Deep Learning

Dr Luo, Xiapu

Associate Professor

Zhao, Yifei
Liu, Yutong
Qin, Haoran
Wang, Zilai
Cooperative Behavior Planning for autonomous vehicles' interactive ramp merging scenario using Multi-Agent Hierarchical Reinforcement learning (MA-HRL)

Dr Chung, Chin Shin Edward

Associate Dean (Research), FENG Professor

Naveed, Kaleb Ben
Traffic Network Signal Optimization using Surrogate Modelling Dr Chung, Chin Shin Edward

Associate Dean (Research), FENG Professor

Prabha Chandamouli, Kausthubh
Building a platform with data analysis against factories stealing electricity

Dr Bu, Siqi

Associate Professor

Zhu, Zixuan
Hollow-core fiber gas sensor based on Raman spectroscopy and photothermal spectroscopy

Dr Jin, Wei

Chair Professor of Photonic Instrumentation

Xue, Qiyao
Evaluation of different attacking algorithms on optical encryption systems

Dr W., Chen

Assistant Professor

Ye, Silin
Research on Polyphase Wireless Power Transfer Systems

Dr K.H., Loo

Associate Professor

Liu, Junrui
Fluid Jet Polishing process optimisation using advanced data analytics: A hybrid data and knowledge driven approach 

Dr Liu, Chao

Research Assistant Professor

Tian, Fei
Smart product – digital twin-enabled product lifecycle management in smart manufacturing Dr Liu, Chao

Research Assistant Professor

Kwok, Hin Chi
Intelligent and customizable prognostics and health management for the next-generation cyber-physical machine tools Dr Liu, Chao

Research Assistant Professor

Wong, Tsun Hei
A semantic visual SLAM system for dynamic environments using deep learning-based features

Dr Sun, Yuxiang

Research Assistant Professor

Fang, Jiaying
An Intelligent Vision-Guided Robotic System for Skin Rejuvenation

Dr Navarro-Alarcon, David

Assistant Professor

Chang, Chun Tzu
Yang, Zhuoxin
Englishes in China: Use, Intelligiblity and Attitudes Dr Yao, Yao

Associate Professor

Liu, Chenxin
Xu, Chenxi
The Mismatch Negativity for abstract linguistic contrasts

Dr Politzer-Ahles, Stephen

Assistant Professor

Cui, Yixin
The effect of musical background on phonetic convergence in human-robot interaction

Dr Chen, Si

Assistant Professor

Jiang, Han
Individual and Family Well-being Among University Students in Hong Kong Under Covid-19

Dr Zhu, Xiaoqin

Research Assistant Professor

Lam, Yee Ching
The Development of a bioprinting-based 3D model for studying blood brain barrier dysfunction - focusing on brain endothelial cells and oligodendrocytes interaction

Dr Tse, Kai Hei Franki

Assistant Professor

Lee, Hon Sun Ralph
Evaluation of Treatment induced-ROS in TRAIL-mediated Pathway and Apoptosis in Colorectal Cancer Cells

Dr Tam, Shing Yau

Research Assistant Professor

Yan, Hong Yiu
Yip, Hiu Yui Jerica
Implementation of reward in improving the benefits of computerized cognitive training for older adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment

Dr Yeung, Kin Chung Michael

Research Assistant Professor

Choy, Tsz Kwan
Chin, Hoi Lam
Effectiveness of a telecare-based intervention in supporting the informal caregiver of community-dwelling older adults: A pilot study 

Dr Arkers Kwan, Ching Wong

Assistant Professor

Ng, Nga Ping
Implementing Smartphone Technology to Estimate Refractive Errors for Vision Assessment

Dr Do, Chi Wai

Associate Professor

Lai, Hui Ching Lotus
Impacts on off-axis astigmatism on short-term refractive and ocular biometric changes

Dr Leung, Tsz Wing

Research Assistant Professor

 

 

Tai, Cheuk Yiu
Liu, Wai Cheung
Effect of Myopic Defocus on Choroidal Thickness and Vasculatures in Young
Adults

Dr Chun, Ka Man

Research Assistant Professor

Yau, Zoe
Lo, Sze Ching
The incorporation of sensory technology on PolyU nighttime wayfinding

Dr Kwok, Sze Hang

Associate Professor

Fang, Jen Hung
Lee, Peng Hsuan
Yeh, Tse Yen
Yang, Shu Fan
Recovery of Hotels in Hong Kong from the Crisis: Evidence from Tourists’ Emotional Changes by Deep Learning Sentiment Analysis

Dr Li, Mimi

Associate Professor

Yu, Chenxi 
Zhang, Caiqi
The Way Forward for Wuhan Tourism: An Empirical Study of Tourism Destination Promotion and Destination Image for Wuhan City in the Post COVID-19 Era 

Dr Cheung, Catherine

Associate Dean and Associate Professor

Liu, Shangshu 
How to Create Effective Student Teams in a Virtual Learning Environment? An Intervention Study of Shared Leadership, Mutual Assistance and Team Cohesiveness Based on Social Identity Theory Dr Cheung, Catherine

Associate Dean and Associate Professor

Zhang, Jessica
Analysis of clustered event times with dependent censoring and informative cluster size

Dr Wong, Kin Yau

Assistant Professor

Ip, Chun Yin
A Study of the Cause of Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Therapeutic Effect of Related Drugs

Dr He, Daihai

Assistant Professor

Xiong, Xiao 
A Global prediction Model based on GIS (Geographic information system) strategies on COVID-19 Cases and spread Risk

Dr He, Daihai

Assistant Professor

Chen, Guorui
Acceleration of particle dynamics by a particle-swap algorithm in a lattice model of glass

Dr Lam, Chi Hang

Associate Professor

An, Xiaodong
Optimal Investment Strategy during Tail Risk Events

Dr Chen, Te Feng

Assistant Professor

Cheung, Wai Ching
Improving on riverside open space design of Chongqing - A case study of Jiangbeizui Riparian Zone 

Dr Tan, Zheng

Assistant Professor 

Chen, Huayu 
Wu, Dongyang 
Wang, Han 
Research on driving factors and transmission mechanism of green innovation in the construction industry based on big data approach 

Dr Fong, Patrick S.W.

Associate Professor

Chan, Tsz Kwan 
Chung, Chun Yin 
Effects on Immersive AR/VR-enabled Environment for Construction Technology and Material Education 

Dr Chi, Hung-Lin

Assistant Professor

Lai, Xinyu 
Chou, Mo 
Wang, Xiangzhi
Tang, Jingren  
A conceptual smart design of Modular Integrated Construction

Dr Yang, Jackie

Research Assistant Professor 

Zhu, Siying
Applications of UAV for Fire Smoke Visibility Measurements in Smart Firefighting

Dr Wu, Xiqiang

Research Assistant Professor

Aldan, Gulzhan
Investigation in Zero Emission Operational System on Solar Power in MENA and Northwest China Desert Areas with Integration of Concentrated Solar Power Application

Dr Cao, Sunliang

Assistant Professor

Low, Zhi Pei
Saba, Roza
Huang, Yanliang
Development of Traffic Network Model and a Calibration Methodology for Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram

Dr Lam, William 

Chair Professor

Pua, Lance Edric Lou
Edbert, Geraldi
Design of a soft resistance-adjustable ankle-foot orthosis (S-AFO) and its effect on gait in individuals with stroke

Dr Kobayashi, Toshiki

Associate Professor

Koh, Wen Pin Mark
Kong, Hong Yi
Naveed, Merab
The relationship between ACL injury and subsequent knee injury

Dr Wong, Duo Wai-Chi

Research Assistant Professor

Lo, Chun Hin
Learning a Neural Radiance Field for 3D Head Animation

Dr Yang, Bo

Assistant Professor

Wang, Zhe 
Zhou, Tuohan 
Li, Taokai
Jiang, Ruixiang
Wang, Meng
Algorithmic trading system for stochastic cash management

Dr Xu, Linchuan

Research Asisstant Professor

Ng, Ka Ho
Lu, Junyu
Adaptive partial reliable network transport for real-time video streaming

Dr Wang, Dan

Associate Professor

Liu, Yanting
Ding, Yukuan 
Machine learning algorithms and statistical analysis in city road-traffic planning

Dr Li, Bo

Assistant Professor

Myrgyyassov, Alisher
Turgambekova, Gaukhar
Research and develop the key technologies of the security and privacy protection for blockchain

Dr Luo, Xiapu

Associate Professor

Wang, Jiayue
Comparison and analysis of different Cyber Physical Power System models

Dr Bu, Siqi

Associate Professor

Wang, Yeping
Meng, Jiahui 
Smart traffic control with vehicle connection

Dr Ye, Hongbo

Research Assistant Professor

Tahseen, Ali
 AI Cartoonization

Dr Law, Bonnie

Associate Professor

Ku, Wing Fung
Establish a content-based recommendation system applicable in a Hong Kong city tourism APP  Dr Law, Bonnie

Associate Professor

Cheng, Jiale
Zhou, Junfan
Fatigue behavior of stainless steel by ultra-precision machining method

Dr Yang, Xusheng

Assistant Professor 

Chui, Ka Fai
Evaluation of e-logistics in HK

Dr Chung, Sai Ho

Associate Professor

Chau, King Lam
Cheung, Yat Wai
Syllable Repetition Task performance of typically developing 3-5 years old Cantonese-speaking chidlren

Dr Wong, Min Ney

Assistant Professor

Cheng, Tsz King
A Refound Cultural Heritage: Tong Lau and its Social Making in the 21st Century

Dr Mak, Yim King

Assistant Professor

Tongthaewthong,
 Chularak
Lee, Wai Lam
Xie, Yuxin
Tam, Kwong 
Cheong
Au, Kin Yee
The study of “The Peninsula Group Magazine” (1964-1979)

Dr Pan, Lu

Assistant Professor

Li, Chak Yi
Lam, Pui Tin 
Perception towards mental health among PolyU nursing students (who have
participated in the “5Win5As mental health ambassadors training program”)

Dr Mak, Yim Wah

Associate Professor

Law, Yeuk Lam
Walking towards Successful Aging: Design and Evaluation of a Smart Crutch

Dr Wang, Hailiang

Research Assistant Professor 

Li, Zihan
Huang, Chengxi
STEM: Ideal CAD Software for Beginners

Dr Shih, Yi Teng 

Assistant Professor 

Ng, Chi Hei
Sin, Wing Lam
When Human Figure Matters in Hotel Image Advertisements?

Dr Leung, Daniel

Assistant Professor

Kang, Dayoon
Kim, Haeni
Shin, Jiah
Deep Learning Based End-to-End Motion Planning for Mobile Robots

Dr Sun, Yuxiang

Research Assistant Professor

Chen, Zhaoyu
Feng, Yunlin
Liu, Mingxuan
Liu, Yuzhong
Design for an Assistive Robot for Elderly Living Alone

Dr Chu, Kai Hang Henry

Assistant Professor

Khan, Hamad
Nayaz, Raza Mohammed
Karunanayake, Yeran Maneth Bulankulame
To what extend do Hong Kong family physicians understand occupational therapists’ roles and functions in primary healthcare?

Dr Fong, Nai Kuen Kenneth

Professor

Leung, Pocco
The feasibility of Nintendo RingFit to improve balance and muscle strength of elders 

Dr Chan, Lap Sun

Assistant Professor

Chan, Wing Lam
How does gender ideology affect career- and family-related behaviours and well-being: the mediating effect of career aspiration

Dr Ou, Yi Amy

Associate Professor

Yu, Zhexi
Lu, Yulong
Jia, Mingrui
Radio Frequency Interference Monitoring in Terminal Area

Dr Xu, Bing

Research Assistant Professor

Lyu, Mingyang
Zhang, Chengchen
Measuring and visualizing risk of COVID-19 exposure in urban enviornment

Dr Shi, Wen-zhong

Chair Professor

Au, Tsz Kwan
Ng, Ka Ho
Sustaining Urban Agriculture in Hong Kong: Current Development and Policy Alternatives

Dr Chen, Juan

Professor

Ho, Wing Tung
Experiences of Service-Learning for PolyU Mainland students under COVID-19:a qualitative study

Dr Yu, Lu

Associate Professor

Zhang, Yushan
Exploring the Farm-to-Table Phenomenon: Does Greenwashing Exist and What Can We Do About It?

Dr Chandra, Yanto

Associate Professor

Wong, Ka Lam Nicholas
Fong, Ping Na
Tang, Cheuk Fai
Leung, Man Kwong
Tang, Po Kit

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