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Germany/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme - 2008/2009 Supported Applications

New Grants

Project No. Project Title Hong Kong Partner / Institution German Parnter / Institution Funding Period (year) 1st Year Amount Awarded (HK$) 2nd Year Amount Awarded (HK$)
G_HK001/08
Coordinated Control of Networked Multi-agent Systems
Dr Wallace Kit-sang Tang / CityU
Prof Wolfgang A Halang / FernUniversitat in Hagen
2 15,200
30,000
G_HK002/08
Engineering Design and TLM Simulation of Novel Small-size Broadband Antennas for UWB Applications
Dr Quan Xue / CityU
Prof Peter Russer / Technische Universitat Munchen
2 29,600
29,600
G_HK004/08
Implementation of a Novel Fiber Optics Based DOAS System and Continuous NO2 Measurements in Heidelberg and Hong Kong
Dr Mark Wenig / CityU
Prof Dr Ulrich Platt / University of Heidelberg
2 30,000
30,000
G_HK006/08
Complementary Study of the Dynamic Properties of Complex Hierarchical Modular Neural Networks
Dr Changsong Zhou / HKBU
Prof Claus C Hilgetag / Jacobs University of Bremen
2 29,800
14,800
G_HK007/08
Hedging Risk Return with Derivatives: Comparison with Stochastic Dominance and Mean-variance Criteria
Prof Wing-keung Wong / HKBU
Prof Broll Udo / Dresden University of Technology
2 15,200
15,200
G_HK008/08
Phylogeny of the Sand Crabs (Brachyura: Ocypodoidea) and Related Families Based on Nuclear and Mitochondrial Gene Sequences
Prof Ka-hou Chu / CHUK
Prof Christoph Daniel Schubart / University of Regensburg
2 29,600
29,600
G_HK010/08
Imido-Lanthanide Complexes with Lanthanide-Nitrogen Multiple Bonds and Carboranyl Ligands
Prof Zuowei Xie / CHUK
Prof Matthias Tamm / Institute of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry, Technische Universitat Braunschweig
2 30,000
30,000
G_HK014/08
Investigation of adsorption of siloles molecules at Cu(111) surfaces
Prof Nian Lin / HKUST
Prof Johannes V. Barth / University of TU Munchen
2 27,800
27,800
G_HK015/08
Delineating the action mechanism of Danggui Buxue Tang (A Chinese angelica decoction): A sample trial in understanding the efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine
Prof Karl W K Tsim / HKUST
Prof Gunter Vollmer / University of TU-Dresden
2 30,000
30,000
G_HK016/08
Novel oligomeric and polymeric materials based on strongly interacting Pt(II) complexes for optoelectronic applications
Dr Shuk Kwan Mak / HKU
Dr Hartmut Yersin / University of Regensburg
2 15,800
29,800
G_HK017/08
Diagnosing climate change signals from Hong Kong's fine temporal scale weather data
Dr Chen Ji / HKU
Prof Manfred Koch / University of Kassel
2 27,800
23,300
G_HK018/08
Quantum mechanical simulation of transient currents through molecular electronic devices
Prof Guanhua Chen / HKU

Prof Thomas Frauenheim / University of Bremen
2 29,800

29,800

G_HK021/08
Professional Competence of Future Mathematics Teachers in Germany and Hong Kong: A Comparative Study
Dr Frederick Koon Shing Leung / HKU
Dr Gabriele Kaise / University of Hamburg
2 29,600
18,800
G_HK023/08
The European Appropriation of Chinese Nature: Transfer of Botanical Knowledge during the Enlightenment
Dr Gail Alexandra Cook / HKU
Dr Nicolas Robin / University of Jena
2 29,600
15,200


Release of 2nd Year Funds

Project No. Project Title Hong Kong Partner / Institution German Parnter / Institution Amount Awarded by RGC (HK$)
G_HK001/07

Transceiver Optimization for Multiple-antenna Systems in Correlated Rician and Nakagami Fading with Generic Average Channel Feedback

Prof Keith Qitu Zhang / CityU

Prof Joachim Speidel / University of Stuttgart
21,800 
G_HK007/07

Flexible Scheduling of Algorithms

Prof Philip Heng-wai Leong / CUHK
Prof Manfred Glesner / Darmstadt University of Technology

12,800 
G_HK009/07

The Effects of Combinations of Nanocrystalline Hydroxyapatite and Collagen Type I or Phosphoserine on Bone Defect Healing in Osteoporotic Bone - An Experimental Study in Goats

Prof Wing-hoi Cheung / CUHK

Prof Reinhard Schnettler / Justus-Liebig-University Gissen

Only DAAD funding required
G_HK014/07

Secondary Organic Aerosol (SOA) Formation in Pearl River Delta Region (PRDR)

Prof Shun-cheng Lee / PolyU

Prof Thorsten Hoffmann / University of Mainz

22,400 
G_HK016/07

Chalcone Synthesis in a Microchannel Membrane Microreactor

Dr King Lun Yeung / HKUST

Dr Holger Loewe / Johannes Gutenberg University
18,200 
G_HK020/07

Experimental Study of Soft/Biological Interfaces: from Assembly to Dynamics and Function

Prof Penger Tong / HKUST

Prof Junbai Li / Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces

30,000 
G_HK021/07

Study of Atomic Structures at Defects and Interfaces in One-dimensional Nanostructures by Ultra High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy

Prof Ning Wang / HKUST

Dr Dangsheng Su / Fritz-Haber-Institute of the Max Planck Society

24,800 
G_HK025/07

Treatment of Glomerulonephritis Using a Novel MIF Inhibitor: RP S19

Prof Hui Yao Lan / HKU

Prof Andreas Meinhardt / University of Justus-Liebig-University of Giessen

29,200 
G_HK026/07

Ion-implantation of ZnO Material: Dopant Activation and Defect Characterization

Dr Francis Chi Chung Ling / HKU

Dr W Skorupa / Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

18,200 
G_HK030/07

U-Pb and Hf Isotopes in Detrital Zircons from the Central Asian Orogenic Belt in NW China and Mongolia: a New Tool to Reconstruct Accretionary Processes and Crustal Evolution

Prof Min Sun / HKU

Prof Alfred Kroener / University of Mainz

30,000 
G_HK031/07

Development of Continuous Flow Processes Using Multifunctional Supported Catalysts

Prof Patrick Henry Toy / HKU

Prof Andreas Kirschning / University of Hannover


26,600