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RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Scholar Programme -
List of Fulbright Scholars (Hong Kong) for 2012 / 2013

RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Senior Scholar Programme (Senior Programme)

No. Name/ Institution Approved Length of Fellowship Affiliated Institution Research Title Total Award
1 Prof Clara Wing-chung HO
Professor, Department of History, Hong Kong Baptist University
10 months starting from August 2012 Northeastern University Herstory: Historical Works by Women in Imperial China HK$489,800
2 Dr Adolf Koi-yu NG
Assistant Professor, Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
4 months starting from September 2012
Stanford University The Roles of Institutional Systems in Affecting Port's Adaption and Resilience to the Impacts posed by Climate Change HK$168,080


RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Dissertation Research Programme (Junior Programme)

No. Name/ Institution Approved Length of Fellowship Affiliated Institution Research Title Total Award
1 Mr Wei DONG
PhD candidate in Finance
The University of Hong Kong
6 months starting from September 2012 Harvard Business School Portfolio Management and International Evidence on Market Micro-structure HK$74,880
2 Mr Chengdi LAI
PhD candidate in Engineering
The University of Hong Kong
10 months starting from September 2012 California Institute of Technology Design effective congestion control mechanisms for the wired-cum-wireless Internet, so that the (always) limited network capacity can be fully utilized for data transmission with smooth delivery delay HK$124,800
3 Mr Mingwei PAN
PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
8 months starting from September, 2012 University of Illionois at Urbana-Champaign Create and validate a rating scale for group discussion in English formative assessment in the Chinese EFL context HK$99,840
4 Mr Siyuan WANG
PhD candidate in Chemistry
The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
10 months starting from July 2012 University of Colorando, Boulder Investigate the secondary organic aerosol (SOA) formation using numerical models, focusing on the impact of water-soluable carbonyls (e.g. glyoxal) via aqueous-particle processes HK$124,800
5 Ms Xi YU
PhD candidate in Neuroscience
The University of Hong Kong
6 months starting from August 2012 University of California, Irvine and Johns Hopkins University The neural substrates underlying the word class processing in Chinese HK$74,880
6 Ms Caicai ZHANG
PhD candidate in Linguistics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
6 months starting from July 2012 Yale University Neural correlate of talker normalization in lexical tone perception: An event-related potential (ERP) study HK$74,880