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PROCORE - France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme 2007/2008 Supported Applications

New Grants

Project No. Project Title Hong Kong Partner / Institution French Partner / Institution Funding Period (year)
F-HK02/07T Lanthanide-based Phosphors for Mercury-free Lighting and Bio-labeling Prof Peter A Tanner / CityU Prof Jeannette Dexpert Ghys / INRIA 2
F-HK04/07T Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Water-Soluble Two-Photon Absorption Fluorophores for Bio-imaging and Sensing Dr Ricky Man-shing Wong / HKBU Prof Jean-Francois Nicoud / CNRS No. 7504 2
F-HK09/07T Bi-level Optimisation for Network Planning under Uncertainty Prof Janny May-yee Leung / CUHK Prof Abdel Lisser / University of Paris Sud 2
F-HK18/07T Mesoporous MCM-41 membrane for separation and recovery of dissolved precious metals Prof King Lun Yeung / HKUST Dr Sylvain Miachon / CNRS UMR 5256 2
F-HK21/07T Giant electrorheological fluid based-digital microfluidics Prof Yi-Kuen Lee / HKUST Prof Patrick Tabeling / CNRS No. 7083 2
F-HK23/07T Self-organization of nanoparticles and nanowires generated by confinement within surfactant bilayer films Prof Shihe Yang / HKUST Prof Jean- Jacques Benattar / CEA 2
F-HK26/07T Nanobioscience of cellulosic thecal plates in dinoflagellate alga Prof Joseph T Y Wong / HKUST Dr Jean-Luc Putaux / CNRS 5301 2
F-HK27/07T Effects of increasing CO2 concentration and seawater temperature on the biodiversity, interaction, functioning and productivity of pelagic food webs in subtropical coastal waters Prof Hongbin Liu / HKUST Prof Behzad Mostajir / CNRS No. 5119 2
F-HK28/07T Mechanistic studies on 2-Succinyl-5-Enolpyruvyl-6-Hydroxy-3-Cyclohexene-1-Carboxylate (SEPHCHC) synthase using 2-Oxoglutarate Angalogues Prof Zhihong Guo / HKUST Prof Ling Peng / CNRS No. UMR 6114 2
F-HK30/07T Development of anionic cascade reactions and other novel reactions of conjugated, acetylenic and allenic esters and thioesters. Toward the synthesis of biologically active compounds Dr Pauline Chiu / HKU Prof Michel Miesch / CNRS / ULP Strasbourg 2
F-HK31/07T Discovery of novel growth hormone-releasing hormones in vertebrates: from functions to evolution Prof Billy Kwok Chong Chow / HKU Prof Hubert Vaudry / INSERM / University of Rouen 2
F-HK34/07T Transnationalizing Charity and Philanthropy in Mainland China: A Case Study of Medecins Sans Frontieres (A French NGO) Dr Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce / HKU Prof Gilles Guiheux / University of Paris Diderot 2
F-HK36/07T Moments for automorphic L-functions Dr Yuk Kam Lau / HKU Dr Jie Wu / Universite Henri Poincare Nancy 1 2
F-HK37/07T Dissecting Hirchsprung's disease: international Hirschsprung's disease consotium Prof Paul Kwong Hang Tam / HKU Prof Stanislas Lyonnet / INSERM No. 781 / University Descartes Paris 5 2
F-HK39/07T Production of greenhouse gases from sub-aerially exposed continental shelves and oceanic islands since the Middle Pleistocene climatic transition Prof Wyss Wai Shu Yim / HKU Prof L.F. Montaggioni / CNRS No. 2761 / University of Provence 2
F-HK40/07T A feasibility study of human T cell epitope-based vaccines against H5N1 avian influenza virus Dr Bojian Zheng / HKU Dr Yu Chun Lone / INSERM U.542 2


Release of 2nd year funds

Project No. Project Title Hong Kong Partner / Institution French Partner / Institution
F-HK02/06T Qualitative Analysis, Bifurcation and Applications of the Generalized Lorenz System Prof Guanrong Chen / CityU Dr Guoting Chen / CNRS No. 8524
F-HK06/06T Novel Metal-Carboranyl Complexes and Their Applications in Catalysis Prof Zuowei Xie / CUHK Dr Christian Bruneau / CNRS No. UMR 6226
F-HK07/06T Vibration Control Using Smart Materials Prof Wei-hsin Liao / CUHK Prof Roger Ohayon / CNAM
F-HK14/06T Mechanisms and Abatement of the Rain-wind-induced Cable Vibration of Cable-stayed Bridges Dr Yu Zhou / PolyU Dr Olivier Flamand / Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB)
F-HK17/06T Non-contact methods for liquid crystal alignment and anchoring strength control and their practical application Prof Vladimir Chigrinov / HKUST Dr Ivan Dozov / Nemoptic
F-HK20/06T Development of a high-frequency MEMS sensor for aero-acoustical measurements Prof Man Wong / HKUST Dr Libor Rufer / CNRS No. 5159
F-HK21/06T Regulation of PRiMA, an anchor of acetylcholinesterase (AChE), in brain and muscle Dr Karl W K Tsim / HKUST Dr Jean Massoulie / CNRS UMR 8544
F-HK22/06T Large deviations of Gaussian random fields Prof Qiman Shao / HKUST Prof Yueyun Hu / University of Paris 13
F-HK23/06T Use of an integrated biological system to investigate the calcium-regulated genes that are involved in determination and differentiation during development Dr Andrew L Miller / HKUST Dr Marc Moreau / CNRS UMR5547
F-HK27/06T The development of polymer-supported phoshites for use in nitrone reduction reactions Dr Patrick Henry Toy / HKU Dr Sandrine Py / CNRS (UMR 5616 SC) Universite Joseph Fourier
F-HK30/06T Age and significance of normal faulting in south and central Tibet Prof Jonathan Clement Aitchison / HKU Dr Nicolas Olivier Arnaud / CNRS University of Montpellier
F-HK31/06T Isoprenoid biosynthesis via the methylerythritol phosphate (MEP) pathway: proteomic analysis and identification of targets for inhibition Dr Rory Munro Watt / HKU Dr Myriam Seemann / CNRS UMR 7177 Institut de Chimie de Strasbourg
F-HK32/06T Computational algebraic geometry for industrial applications Dr Wenping Wang / HKU Dr Bernard Mourrain / INRIA Sophia Antipolis