Built Environment & Energy Laboratory
Let the dream set sail

Grants

​Principle Investigator (total ~HKD10,221,000 or ~USD1,319,000):

2021

12. Principle Investigator, HKD873,995, Enhancing the performance of electrospun nanofiber filters by structure optimization and their application in buildings for effective indoor PM2.5 control. Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, General Research Fund (GRF), No. 14204520, 01/2021 to 12/2023.


2020

11. Principle Investigator, USD180,000 (~HKD1,395,000), Effectiveness of ultraviolet (UV) disinfection of exhaled bioaerosols in aircraft cabins. The Boeing Company, Research and Development Project, No. 2020-GT-193, 10/2020 to 09/2021.

10. Principle Investigator, HKD1,218,570, Airborne particle sizer. The Chinese University of Hong KongAcademic Equipment Grant (AEG), No. 3036066, 07/2020 to 02/2021.

9. Principle Investigator, HKD405,288, Fundamental study of airflow distribution in flexible ventilation ducts - RMG01. University Grants Council (UGC) of Hong Kong, Research Matching Grant Scheme (RMGS), No. 8601257, 06/2020 to 07/2022.

8. Principle Investigator, HKD312,160, Developing a new nozzle for reducing particle deposition in aircraft cabins - Phase II - RMG01. University Grants Council (UGC) of Hong Kong, Research Matching Grant Scheme (RMGS), No. 8601256, 06/2020 to 07/2022.


2019

7. Principle Investigator, USD130,000 (~HKD1,014,000), Assessment of the total pressure loss in flexible ducts in the environmental control system of commercial airplanes. The Boeing Company, Research and Development Project, No. 2019-GT-120, 07/2019 to 06/2020.

6. Principle Investigator, HKD750,000, Investigation of the air resistance of nanofiber window screens for reducing indoor exposure to PM2.5 of outdoor origin. Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong, Early Career Scheme (ECS), No. 24208518, 01/2019 to 12/2021.


2018

5. Principle Investigator, USD300,000 (~HKD2,351,000), Developing a new nozzle for reducing particle deposition in aircraft cabins - Phase II. The Boeing Company, Research and Development Project, No. 2018-GT-131, 10/2018 to 12/2019.

4. Principle Investigator, HKD756,000, Development of a novel cooling tower with free daytime radiative cooling for reducing energy consumption in buildings. Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering (SHIAE), RNE-p1-18, 07/2018 to 06/2020.
3. Principle Investigator, RMB250,000 (~HKD293,000), A method for estimating indoor PM2.5 of both outdoor and indoor origin based on monitoring data. National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Young Scientist Program, No. 51708474, 01/2018 to 12/2020.


2017

2. Principle Investigator, USD90,000 (~HKD702,000), Developing a new nozzle for reducing particle deposition in aircraft cabins. The Boeing Company, Research and Development Project, No. 2017-GT-105, 10/2017 to 09/2018.


2016

1. Principle Investigator, HKD150,000, Modeling residential infiltration of outdoor PM2.5 with combined physical and statistical models. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Direct Grant, No. 4055068, 11/2016 to 10/2018.




Co-Investigator:

2020

2. Co-Investigator, HKD300,500,000 (Chen's share: N.A.), Hong Kong Centre for Logistics Robotics. Innovation and Technology Commission - InnoHK, 05/2020 to 04/2025.

2017

1. Co-Supervisor, HKD100,000 (Chen's share: N.A.), Project-based teaching and learning with hands-on experience on nanotechnology for innovation and design. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG), 11/2017 to 06/2019.



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