Innovation and Technology Fund Received By Engineering Faculty Members in 2021 & 2022
General Support Programme
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount (HK$)
Prof. LAU Tat-ming, DarwinRobotics, STEM and Green Innovation (Phase 3)3,613,749
Innovation and Technology Support Programme
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount (HK$)
Prof. CHEN Shih-chiHigh-throughput Fabrication Platforms for Submicron Scale Optical Components and Photonic Devices4,500,000
Prof. CHENG Shing-shinVideo Analysis for Automated Surgical Skill Assessment in Cataract Surgery1,384,600
Prof. CHENG Shing-shinA Robotic Needle System with Integrated Tracking for Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Biopsy1,339,060
Prof. DOU QiDevelopment of a Cost-effective AI System for Precise Clinical Decision-making Support in Treatment of Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage1,398,860
Prof. HENG Pheng-annAn GNN-based Virtual Screening Toolkit for Early Drug Discovery1,396,100
Prof. HO Yi-ping MeganPlasmonic Pickering Emulsions-based Bio-Analytic System1,399,644
Prof. LIU XunyingTowards Energy Efficient AI Technologies: Development of Low-footprint and High-accuracy Audio-visual Multi-Channel Microphone Array Based Multi-Domain Speech Recognition Systems for Cocktail Party Mixed Speech1,399,999
Prof. LU Yi-chunDeveloping Low-cost and Efficient Electrospinning Processes for Flexible Li-ion Batteries3,600,000
Prof. TSANG Hon-kiSilicon Photonics for Terabit/s Multimode Optical Fiber Interconnects9,839,882
Prof. YUAN WuUltrahigh-resolution and Ultrafast 3D Quantitative Pulmonary Imaging Platform1,400,000
Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Funding Scheme
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount (HK$)
Prof. HENG Pheng-annResearch on Artificial Intelligence for Multimodal Image-guided Glioma Surgery2,575,770
Prof. HENG Pheng-annDevelopment of a Sign Language Communication and Education Platform based on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality2,998,729
Prof. TONG Kai-yu, RaymondMulti-modal Gait Analysis and Intelligent Interactive Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Robot System1,799,980
Midstream Research Programme for Universities
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount (HK$)
Prof. LIAO Wei-hsinEmbedded Generators for Self-powered Smart Watches and Wristbands2,990,000
Partnership Research Programme
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount (HK$)
Prof. DOU QiDevelopment of an AI-powered Monocular Visual Perception Platform for Flexible Endoscopic Surgical Robotic Instruments846,795
Prof. PUN Kong PangDevelopment of a Low-power High-performance 10MHz Bandwidth ADC with Reduced Requirements on Peripheral Circuits470,600
Prof. WONG Kam-faiA Knowledge Graph Based Dynamic Video Extractive Summarisation System787,000
Prof. XU YunjianData-driven and Deep Learning Based Smart HVAC Control System for Energy Saving and Thermal Comfort Enhancement767,896
Public Sector Trial Scheme
Principal Investigator Project Title Amount (HK$)
Prof. WONG Kam-faiTrial: Augmented Recommendation System to Identify Potential Inward Investment in Hong Kong3,194,882