RGC Research Fellow

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Dr Lu Yang, awardee of the Research Fellow Scheme (RFS) and Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will investigate the mechanics and deformation behaviour of a few covalent crystal solids at the nanoscale level, such as diamond, silicon and silicon carbide.

The purpose of 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 RFS awardee will receive a fellowship grant of about HK$5.2 million over a period of 60 months.


Awarded date2020
Granting OrganisationsResearch Grants Council