Engineering Professors’ projects funded by 2023/24 NSFC/RGS Joint Research Schemes

Media Release
The Research Grants Council of Hong Kong (RGC) recently announced the funding results of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)/RGC Joint Research Scheme (JRS) and Collaborative Research Scheme (CRS). The JRS is funding 10 projects at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and among which, the Principal Investigators of 3 projects are from the Faculty of Engineering. They are Professor Dou Qi from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Professor Sun Xiankai from the Department of Electronic Engineering, and Professor Zhou Renjie from the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Each successful JRS Hong Kong applicant receives a maximum grant of HK$1.25 million.
Principal Investigator
Project title
Professor Dou Qi
(Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
In Vivo Navigation and Control of Robotic Bronchoscopy for Lung Nodule Biopsy in Dynamic Environments
Professor Sun Xiankai
(Department of Electronic Engineering)
Three-dimensional Photonic Topological Insulators Operating at Telecom Wavelengths
Professor Zhou Renjie
(Department of Biomedical Engineering)
Development of Multi-scale Multimodal Intelligent Three-dimensional Light Microscopy System for Whole-brain Imaging and Analysis
Among the eight University Grants Committee (UGC)-funded universities, CUHK is the leader in the number of projects funded by the JRS and the total number funded by both schemes. The NSFC/RGC JRS and CRS support research proposals jointly submitted by mainland and Hong Kong researchers. The JRS aims to promote collaboration between researchers and research teams in Hong Kong and the mainland by complementing the existing strengths of both sides. 

Professor Dou Q

Professor Sun Xiankai

Professor Zhou Renjie