In the 2019/2020 results of grants from the Research Grants Council’s General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Scheme (ECS) announced in June 2019, five of our GRF proposals and one ECS were funded. 

Congratulations to the following colleagues who were successful in securing a GRF/ ECS grant in this round.

Principal Investigator Project Title
Prof. CHEN Guohua Conformal coating of elastomeric conducting polymer with ionic conductivity on Ni-rich layered cathodes for enhanced redox cycle stability of lithium-ion batteries
Dr RUAN Haihui Towards low-cost thermal imaging based on chalcogenide glasses: exploiting nonlinear viscoelasticity in precision lens molding
Prof. SU Zhongqing In-situ 3-D Nonlinear Ultrasonic Imaging for Embedded Scatterers with 3-D Features Using Diffuse Waves: from Offline NDE to Continuous SHM
Prof. WEN Chih-yung Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Thermochemical Nonequilibrium Phenomena in Hypersonic Flows
Dr ZHU Jie Study of genetic algorithm-based inverse metamaterial design for acoustic wave manipulation in water
Dr JIAO Zengbao Phase stability and deformation mechanisms of nanocrystalline fcc medium- and high-entropy alloys at low and intermediate temperatures