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2013-07-02
Achievements in Recent Research Funding Exercises

The Department’s research reputation is evidenced by its success in securing competitive funding in the latest rounds of research funding granted from the General Research Fund, Innovation & Technology Fund and Grants from Science, Technology and Innovation Committee of the Shenzhen Municipality:
 
- Department staff members have successfully won a total of 10 GRF/ECS projects in the latest round of General Research Fund.
 
- Dr. P Zhang has recently secured a research project entitled “Ab inito chemical kinetics for key reactions in biodiesel combustion (生物柴油燃燒關鍵反應的從頭算化學動力學)” funded by Science, Technology and Innovation Committee of the Shenzhen Municipality (深圳市科技創新委員會), with a budget of RMB300,000.

- Dr. GP Zheng has also secured another Innovation & Technology Fund project entitled “Cryogenic Processing of Bulk Nanostructured Titanium and Titanium Alloys for Medical Implant Applications” funded by Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong Government, amounting to HK$989,450, and a research project entitled “Electro-caloric refrigeration in graphene-ferroelectric ultra-thin multilayer structures (石墨烯-鐵電薄膜超薄複合結構中的去極化製冷效應)” funded by Science, Technology and Innovation Committee of the Shenzhen Municipality (深圳市科技創新委員會), with a budget of RMB500,000.