Research Grants

  1. Project Coordinator, “Ultrafast 3-D Nano-structuring of Functional Materials based on Femtosecond Light Sheets,” HK$ 5,000,000, HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/196/19FP, 12/2019 – 11/2021.

  2. Principal Investigator, HK$ 632,421, “High-throughput 3-D Nano-fabrication based on Two-photon Polymerization,” HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), CUHK 14209081, 8/2018 - 7/2020.

  3. Deputy Project Coordinator, HK$ 1,294,550, “Development of a Handheld High-resolution Short-wave Infrared Spectrometer,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/402/17, 6/2018 - 11/2019.

  4. Project Coordinator, HK$ 4,997,000, Advanced Vision and Sensing System for Next-generation Medical Robots,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/428/17FP, 5/2018 - 4/2020. (Internship/Postdoc Awards: InP/365/18 HK$ 328,853; InP/189/18 HK$ 418,950; PiH/080/18 HK$ 635,467; PiH/081/18 HK$ 534,906)

  5. Project Coordinator, HK$ 1,382,300, High Throughput Organ Tissue Microarray Imaging System,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/427/17, 5/2018 - 10/2019. (Internship/Postdoc Awards: InP/381/18 HK$ 198,856; InP/382/18 HK$ 198,856; PiH/131/18 HK$ 402,000; PiH/139/18 HK$ 402,000)

  6. Principal Investigator, “Contract Research on Novel Optical Techniques to Improve Performance of Parallel Two-photon Polymerization based Submicron Additive Manufacturing,HK$ 662,000, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (USA), 1/2018 – 9/2018.

  7. Deputy Project Coordinator, HK$ 6,998,497, “Unobtrusive Smart Health-Monitoring Technologies for Eldercare and Prevention of Dementia,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), MRP/056/17X, 1/2018 - 6/2020.

  8. Project Coordinator, HK$ 3,964,350, “Deep Learning for Next-generation Precision Machine Tools and Manufacturing,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/077/17FP, 11/2017 - 10/2019. (Internship/Postdoc Awards: InP/122/18 HK$ 317,912; InP/123/18 HK$ 317,912; PiH/138/18 HK$ 402,000)

  9. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,128,100, “Pre-compensated Ultrashort Pulse Width Modelocked Ti-Saphire Laser,” CUHK Academic Equipment Grant, 9/2017.

  10. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,993,675, “Trial: Ultrafast Two-photon 3D Microscope,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITT/009/17GP, 9/2017 - 8/2019.

  11. Principal Investigator, HK$ 582,000, “Ultrafast Laser Scanning and Beam Shaping for Two-photon Microscopy based on Binary Holography,” HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), CUHK 14206517, 8/2017 - 7/2019.

  12. Principal Investigator, HK$ 662,000, “Contract Research on Novel Optical Techniques to Improve Performance of Parallel Two-photon Polymerization based Submicron Additive Manufacturing,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (USA), 1/2017 - 9/2017.

  13. Principal Investigator, HK$ 4,960,900, “Development of a Hgh-speed Stealth Laser Dicing System based on Multi-depth Bessel Beams,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/179/16FP, 11/2016 – 10/2018. (Internship Awards: InP/303/16 HK$ 415,800)

  14. Co-Investigator, HK$ 846,000, “Development of a Low-Cost and Ultra-Sensitive Urea Breath Analyzer for the Detection of Helicobacter Pylori Infection,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), GHP/041/14, 5/2016 - 4/2018.

  15. Principal Investigator, HK$ 100,000, HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU), TSSSU/CUHK/14/02/3, 4/2016 – 3/2017.

  16. Principal Investigator, HK$ 468,000, “Contract Research on Temporal Focusing based Parallel Two-photon Polymerization for Submicron Additive Manufacturing”, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (USA), 4/2016 – 9/2016.

  17. Principal Investigator, HK$ 500,000, “Contract Research on Stealth Laser Dicing Technology”, SAE Magnetics (HK) Limited, 1/2016 – 12/2016.

  18. Co-Investigator, HK$ 2,997,900, “Wearable Sensor Network for Precision and Continuous Blood Pressure Measurement,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/275/15FP, 4/2016 - 3/2018.

  19. Principal Investigator, HK$ 4,000,000, “Precision 3-D Resolved Parallel Laser Machining and Metal Additive Manufacturing” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC) Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/007/15FP, 9/2015 – 8/2017. (Internship Awards: InP/327/15 HK$ 308,700; InP/265/15 HK$ 289,800)

  20. Principal Investigator, HK$ 495,728, “Sub-diffraction Limit Parallel Manufacturing Based on Ultrashort Pulse Lasers”, HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), CUHK 14202815, 1/2016 - 12/2018.

  21. Principal Investigator, HK$ 300,000, HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU), TSSSU/CUHK/14/02/2, 4/2015 – 3/2016.

  22. Principal Investigator, HK$ 500,000, HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU), TSSSU/CUHK/14/02/1, 12/2014 – 3/2015.

  23. Co-Investigator, HK$ 1,450,288, “Development of Eco-friendly Flexible Ultrathin Supercapacitors for Next-Gen Smart Cards,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/160/14FP, 12/2014 - 11/2016.

  24. Principal Investigator, HK$ 801,000, “Development of High-speed Laser Scanning Microscopy for In Vivo Deep Brain Imaging,” CUHK Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering (SHIAE), 7/2014 – 6/2016.

  25. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,552,200, “Ti: Sapphire Laser Amplifier System,” CUHK Academic Equipment Grant, 2/2014.

  26. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,400,000, “Development of a Vacuum Nanoimprinting System for Low-cost Parallel Nanomanufacturing” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/129/14, 10/2014 – 3/2016. (Internship Awards: InP/316/14 HK$ 213,861; InP/252/14 HK$ 235,200)

  27. Principal Investigator, HK$ 692,894, “Theoretical Modeling and Development of a Microtome Optimized for Soft Tissue Cutting and 3-D Microscopic Imaging”, HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), CUHK 14201214, 1/2015 - 12/2017.

  28. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,010,000, “A High-Resolution Nonlinear Optical Endomicroscope Based on Tunable Micromirror”, HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF/ECS), CUHK 439813, 1/2014 - 12/2016.

  29. Co-Investigator, HK$ 63,000,000, “Smart Solar Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Utilization,” HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC), Theme Based Research Scheme (TRS), T23-407-13N, 1/2014 - 12/2018.

  30. Principal Investigator, CNY 800,000, “Development of a Flexure-based Optical Scanning System and a Multimodal Nonlinear Optical Endomicroscope for in vivo Biological Studies,” National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), General Program, #51375415, 1/2014 - 12/2017.

  31. Co-Investigator, HK$ 4,999,950, “Development of an Intelligent and Tunable Dual AOI / AVI System for Advanced Manufacturing,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/098/13FP, 15/11/2013 -14/11/2015.

  32. Principal Investigator, HK$ 4,000,000, “Multi-modality High-speed Microscope System for Volumetric Imaging,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/094/13FP, 9/2013 - 8/2015. Internship Award: InP/234/13, HK$ 308,226; InP/276/13 HK$ 321,440. (Internship Awards: InP/234/13 HK$ 308,226; InP/276/13 HK$ 321,440)

  33. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,099,350, “Design and Control of Flexure-Based Multi-Axis Nanopositioners for Ultra Precision Applications,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/262/12, 6/2013 - 11/2014. Internship Award: InP/174/13, HK$ 228,562; InP/175/13, HK$ 228,562. (Internship Awards: InP/174/13 HK$ 228,562; InP/175/13 HK$ 228,562)

  34. Principal Investigator, HK$ 40,000, “3D Reconfigurable Microfluidic Circuit”, CUHK Startup Funding for Collaboration with Strategic Partners in Taiwan, 3/2013 - 2/2014.

  35. Principal Investigator, HK$ 61,550, “A High-precision Vacuum Stamping System for Printing Flexible Electronics”, CUHK Direct Grant, 1/2013 - 6/2014.

  36. Co-Investigator, HK$ 998,200, “Development of a MOSFET-based On-chip Flow Cytometer,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/025/12, 12/2012 - 5/2014.

  37. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,099,350, “Precision Microcontact Printing for Roll to Roll Fabrication of Flexible Electronics,” HKSAR Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), ITS/251/11, 7/2012 - 12/2013. (Internship Awards: InP/062/12, HK$ 263,650; InP/131/12, HK$ 249,900)

  38. Principal Investigator, HK$ 664,000, “Dielectrophoresis Nano-separator for Precision Manufacturing of Polymeric Nanoparticles for Tumor-Targeted Drug Delivery”, CUHK Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering (SHIAE), 7/2012 - 6/2014.

  39. Principal Investigator, HK$ 40,000, “Development of Multiple Degrees of Freedom High-speed Scanning MEMS Mirror for Endomicroscopy Applications," CUHK Startup Funding for Collaboration with Strategic Partners in Taiwan, 3/2012 - 2/2013.

  40. Principal Investigator, HK$ 150,000, “Design of a Two-axis High-speed Scanning Mirror for Advanced Non-linear Microscopy,” CUHK direct grant. 11/2011 - 10/2013.

  41. Principal Investigator, HK$ 1,461,319, “Multi-modality Video-rate Multiphoton Microscope and Endomicroscope System,” CUHK Academic Equipment Grant, 11/2011.

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