CityU secures HK$23m funding from two RGC Research Fellow Schemes

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City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been granted more than HK$23 million in research funding from the inaugural Senior Research Fellow Scheme (SRFS) and Research Fellow Scheme (RFS) under the Research Grants Council (RGC).

The funding will be used to support four CityU scientists, including Professor Yang TongProfessor Johnny Chung-yin HoDr Lu Yang, and Dr Wang Feng to advance research into mathematical theories for kinetic equations, flexible electronic technologies, nanomechanics and strain engineering, and novel light-generation technologies.

The purpose of the SRFS and RFS is to support exceptionally outstanding academics to facilitate their research efforts and promote research excellence. The awardees were selected based on the contribution and potential impact of the proposed research project, their proven research track record, and their leadership and vision, as well as the support of their university. Each SRFS and RFS awardee will receive a fellowship grant of about HK$7.8 million and HK$5.2 million, respectively, over a period of 60 months.

Period17 Aug 2020

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TitleCityU secures HK$23m funding from two RGC Research Fellow Schemes
DescriptionCity University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been granted more than HK$23 million in research funding from the inaugural Senior Research Fellow Scheme (SRFS) and Research Fellow Scheme (RFS) under the Research Grants Council (RGC).

The success in securing funding for development of four research projects is testimony to CityU’s research strengths and recognition of the University’s efforts in fostering interdisciplinary research.

The research projects on mathematical theories for kinetic equations, flexible electronic technologies, nanomechanics and strain engineering, and novel light-generation technologies will be respectively led by Professor Yang Tong, Chair Professor of Mathematics; Professor Johnny Chung-yin Ho, Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Dr Lu Yang, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering; and Dr Wang Feng, Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
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Media name/outletCityU NewsCentre
PlaceHong Kong
Media typeWeb
Producer/AuthorBobo Lo
Date17/08/20
Linkhttps://www.cityu.edu.hk/media/news/2020/08/17/cityu-secures-hk23m-funding-two-rgc-research-fellow-schemes
Title城大4名學者獲研資局撥款
Description香港城市大學(城大)獲研究資助局(研資局)新設立的「高級研究學者計劃」及「研究學者計劃」撥款逾2300萬元,用作資助4位城大學者進行研究。款項將用作包括動理學方程組的數學理論、柔性電子技術、納米力學及應變工程,以及創新發光技術的研究。
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Media name/outlet香港商報
PlaceHong Kong
Media typeWeb
Producer/Author馮仁樂
Date17/08/20
Linkhttps://www.hkcd.com/content/2020-08/17/content_1207748.html