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PROCORE - France/Hong Kong Joint Research Scheme - List of Funded Projects for 2010/2011

New Grants

Project No. Project Title Hong Kong Partner / Institution French Partner / Institution Funding Period (year) Amount
by RGC (HK$)
1st Year 2nd Year
F-HK02/10T Stochastic Chen's System: Stability and Applications
Prof Guanrong Chen / CityU Prof Guoting Chen / Universite de Lille l 2 30,600 18,000
Terahertz Measurements of Ballistic Electron Motion and One-dimensional Plasma Waves Resonances in Singlewalled Carbon Nanotubes
Prof Archie Yan Cheong Chan / CityU Dr Jeremie Torres / University of Montpellier 2 30,200 30,200
F-HK04/10T Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Organic Substrates in Water Catalyzed by Ruthenium and Osmium Complexes
Prof Tai Chu Lau / CityU Prof Marc Robert / University of Paris Diderot 2 30,600 27,000
F-HK08/10C 15th International Symposium on Toxicity Assessment (15th ISTA)
Dr Doris Wai Ting Au / CityU Prof Paule Vassuer / University of Metz 1 131,400 0
F-HK11/10T RNA G-quadruplex sensing

Dr Edmond Dik-lung Ma / HKBU Dr Jean-Louis Mergny / University of Bordeaux 2 13,500 13,500
F-HK13/10T Orphan nuclear receptors, estrogen-related receptors (ERRs), as new targets in hormone-dependent prostate and breast cancers
Prof Leung Franky Chan / CUHK Prof Jean-Marc Vanacker / CNRS, INRA, University of Lyon 2 27,900 0
F-HK16/10T Investigation of boundary singularities of some conformally invariant semilinear elliptic problems

Prof Juncheng Wei / CUHK Prof Frédéric Robert / Universite Henri Poincare Nancy 2 30,600 30,600
F-HK17/10T Non-invasive diagnosis of liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease with transient elastography (Fibroscan) and serum biomarkers
Prof Vincent Wai Sun Wong / CUHK Prof Victor de Ledinghen / Universite de Bordeaux 1 27,000 0
F-HK22/10T Novel Nanostructure Engineering by Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Hollow Particles: Synthesis, Characterization and Fundamental Study
Dr Pei Li / PolyU Prof Redouane Borsali / CNRS 2 30,600 30,600
F-HK24/10T Numerical and Experimental Study of Urban Flooding Flows at Crossroads with or without Obstacles
Prof Chi-wai Li / PolyU Prof Nicolas Riviere / University of Lyon (INSA-Lyon) 2 15,300 0
F-HK25/10T Dynamic Collaborative Event Processing in Distributed Systems

Prof Jiannong Cao / PolyU Prof Michel Raynal / IRISA University of Rennes 1 2 30,600 30,600
F-HK32/10T Experimental study of diffusion and phase behavior of ellipsoidal colloids in two dimensions Prof Yilong Han / HKUST Prof Maurizio Nobili / University of Montpellier II 2 31,250 31,250
F-HK37/10T Investigation of the interplay of polyphosphates and matrix vesicles in bone mineralization

Dr Julian Alexander Tanner / HKU Prof Rene Buchet / Universite de Lyon 1 27,000 0
F-HK39/10T Regulated expression of multidrug resistance genes in anaerobic E. coli and its physiological implications in host adaptation
Dr Aixin Yan / HKU Prof Jost Enninga / Institut Pasteur 2 30,600 30,600

Release of 2nd year funds

Project No. Project Title Hong Kong Partner / Institution French Partner / Institution Amount Awarded
by RGC (HK$)
F-HK13/09T A Collaborative Study of Tropospheric Ozone in East Asia
Prof Tao Wang / PolyU Dr Valerie Thouret / University of Toulouse
F-HK14/09T Noise Transmission Through Double-walled Structures: Modeling, Control and Applications
Prof Li Cheng / PolyU Prof Jean-Louis Guyader / INSA-Lyon
F-HK18/09T Wastes reuse to produce carbonaceous porous materials for removal of toxic trace elements from water
Prof Gordon Mckay / HKUST Dr Claire Gerente / CNRS No. 6144
F-HK20/09T Experimental study of interfacial dynamics: from supported membranes to micro-menisci of a bubble mattress
Prof Penger Tong / HKUST Prof Elisabeth Charlaix / Universite Lyon 1