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2015-09-07
Department’s Recent Success in Research Funding

The Department's research reputation is evidenced by its success in securing a number of external competitive funding in the latest rounds of research grant exercises:

NSFC Key Project Award

Staff:

Prof. L Cheng

Project Title:

Structure-borne wave manipulation through Acoustic Black Hole for an engineering application

Collaborating Partner:

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Total funding amount:

RMB 1.18 million (Total: RMB 2.9million)


NSFC Individual Project Award

Staff:

Dr TL Chan

Project Title:

Numerical and Experimental Studies on the Gaseous and Particulate Pollutants in Porous Media Combustion

Total funding amount:

RMB 788,000

 

Staff:

Dr MW Fu

Project Title:

Research on different fracture behaviors and the validity of fracture criteria in multi-scale plastic deformation processes

Total funding amount:

RMB750,000


RGC Collaborative Research Fund

Staff:

Prof. CY Wen

Project Title:

A unique-multipurpose transonic-to- hypersonic Ludwieg Tube facility for study of the high-speed aerodynamics

Total funding amount:

HKD 4.5 million


RGC General Research Fund

Staff:

Prof. L Cheng

Project Title:

Structure-borne wave manipulation through Acoustic Black Hole for vibration and noise applications

Collaborating Partner:

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Total funding amount:

HKD 495,728

 

Staff:

Dr TL Chan

Project Title:

A Novel Bivariate Taylor Expansion Method of Moments (BTEMOMs) for Multi-scale Agglomerate Synthesis in Turbulent Combustion Flows

Collaborating Partner:

Zhejiang University

Total funding amount:

HKD 695,854

 

Staff:

Dr WO Wong

Project Title:

Infrasonic vibration suppression using viscoelastic dynamic absorber

Total funding amount:

HKD 631,854

 

Staff:

Dr HM Yao

Project Title:

Investigation of the lithiation process in constrained anode materials for high-performance lithium ion batteries

Total funding amount:

HKD 695,854


RGC Early Career Scheme 

Staff:

Dr HH Ruan

Award of Funding:

RGC ECS

Project Title: 

Constitutive modelling of glass: new experiments and new
models

Total funding amount:

HKD 776,075

 

Staff:

Dr J Zhu

Award of Funding:

RGC ECS   

Project Title: 

Design of passive unidirectional acoustic metamaterials

Total funding amount:

HKD 526,075


HK Scholars Program

Awardee:

Ali Peng (Xian Jiaotong University)

Supervisor:

Prof. L Cheng

 

Awardee:

Fei Chengwei (Beihang University)

Supervisor:

Dr YS Choy