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PolyU Project on Carbon Dioxide Reduction Granted the 2023 Guangdong Natural Science Fund

15 Mar 2023

Awards and Achievements

Dr Bolong HUANG, Associate Professor in Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology (ABCT), and member of the Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Research Institute for Smart Energy (RISE) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has been awarded with the 2023 Natural Science Foundation of Guangdong Province-General Programme (2023年度廣東省基礎與應用基礎研究基金自然科學基金 - 面上項目).


The three-year project “Rational Design of Advanced Pd-based Electrocatalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction” (理性設計先進鈀基催化劑實現高效二氧化碳還原) led by Dr HUANG, has received a grant of RMB100,000 from the 2023 Guangdong Natural Science Fund (General Program) under the Guangdong Basic and Applied Basic Research Fund of the Guangdong Provincial Department of Science and Technology (GDST).


The Fund encourages young researchers from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau regions to conduct basic research with a view to facilitating the development of an international innovation and technology hub in the Greater Bay Area.


PolyU scholars have excelled in research and innovation for environmental protection. In February, PolyU organised the 1st Carbon-Strategic Catalysis International Conference cum Inauguration Ceremony of Research Centre for Carbon-Strategic Catalysis, with the participation of more than 350 scholars, researchers and professionals in-person and online. International renowned scholars joined the conference to share their research, strategic, conceptual and technical insights towards carbon neutrality goal. 


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