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NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme - List of Funded Projects for 2018/19

RGC Project No. Project Title Hong Kong
Principal Investigator / Institution
Mainland Principal Investigator / Institution Funding Period
(months)
Amount Awarded by RGC
(HK$)
Information Technology
N_CUHK438/18
Two-Dimensional Organic Semiconductors and the Related Device Applications Prof Xu Jianbin / CUHK Prof Wang Xinran / Nanjing University
48
1,166,725
Life Science
N_HKBU201/18
Roles of chromatin architecture in regulating allele-specific expression and male sterility in species hybrids Dr Zhao Zhongying / HKBU Dr Liu Xiao / School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University
48
1,166,725
N_CUHK413/18 Study on the Mechanism Underlying BMAL1/CLOCK-mediated Regulation of Human Stem Cell Homeostasis and Aging Prof Sun Hao / CUHK Prof Liu Guanghui / The Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
48
1,166,714
N_PolyU521/18
Deciphering the Mechanisms of Action of Phosphoethanolamine Transferase, MCR-1, A Colistine Resistance Protein and Development of Transitional State Inhibitors Prof Chen Sheng / PolyU Prof Yu Biao / Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
48
998,717
N_HKUST614/18 Working mechanisms of TMC1 in auditory hair cells Prof Huang Pingbo / HKUST Prof Xiong Wei / Tsinghua University
48
1,135,363
N_HKUST628/18
Study of a novel population of mammary stem cells arise during pregnancy Prof Cheung Tom Hiu Tung / HKUST Prof Zeng Yi / Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
48
1,166,725
N_HKUST633/18 Mechanistic studies of the obesity-induced abnormal purine nucleotides in muscle repair and regeneration Prof Wu Zhenguo / HKUST Prof Zhang Jianfa / Nanjing University of Science and Technolofy
48
1,143,204
N_HKU744/18
Analysis of lipid metabolic pathways and gene regulatory networks in anther development in Arabidopsis and rice Prof Chye Mee Len / HKU Prof Zhang Dabing / Shanghai Jiao Tong University
48
1,166,725
Medicine
N_HKU735/18 A mechanistic and clinicopathological study on the impact of invadosomes in promoting nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) metastasis under the interplay of stromal macrophages and EBV infection Prof Tsao George Sai-Wah / HKU Dr Li Xin / Southern Medical University
48
1,164,858
N_HKU737/18 Investigation on the immunological cross-protection between different human coronaviruses Prof Peiris Joseph Sriyal Malik / HKU Prof Zhao Jincun / The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University
48
1,050,053
Management Science
N_HKUST627/18 Passenger Mobility Analysis based on Car-hailing Platform Data and Artificial Intelligence Algorithms Prof Yang Hai / HKUST Prof Xiao Feng / Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
48
1,162,991
Marine and Environmental Science
N_PolyU511/18
Fundamental Study on Turning of Incineration Sewage Sludge Ash (ISSA) and Heavy Metal Contaminated Sediment from Rivers or Coastal Areas as Low-carbon and Eco-friendly Construction Materials Prof Poon Chi-sun / PolyU Prof Xue Qiang / Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
48
1,143,204
N_HKUST621/18 Study on structuralized cementing technology and innovative stone column-seawall system for environmentally friendly reclamation Prof Wang Gang / HKUST Prof Jin Feng / Tsinghua University
48
1,126,403
New Materials Science
N_CityU115/18 Bioinspired Molecular Systems for Catalytic CO2 Reduction Based on Earth-abundant Metal Complexes Prof Lau Tai-chu / CityU Prof Zhang Jun-long / Peking University
48
1,166,725
N_CUHK408/18 Molecular Tunnel Junctions for Control of Localized and Propagating Plasmons Prof Shao Lei / CUHK Prof Zhang Wei / Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics
48
1,166,725
N_CUHK422/18 Hybrid Antimicrobial Peptide-Nylon-3 Polymers to Treat Infection in the Brain Prof Xia Jiang / CUHK Prof Liu Runhui / East China University of Science and Technology
48
1,120,056
N_CUHK427/18 Tensor Network States Approach to Frustrated Magnets and Unconventional Superconductivity Dr Gu Zhengcheng / CUHK Dr Chen Weiqiang / Southern University of Science and Technology
48
1,162,991
N_CUHK435/18 Multi-functional Ion-exchange Membrane for Sulfur-based Batteries and Understanding the Charge Transport and Ion-immobilization Mechanism Prof Lu Yi-chun / CUHK Prof Huang Yaqin / Beijing University of Chemical Technology
48
940,959
N_PolyU531/18 Exploring High-temperature Superconductivity in Layered-structure Iridates Through Atomic and Magnetic Structure Tuning Dr Zhu Ye / PolyU Prof Nie Yuefeng / Nanjing University
48
1,162,245
N_HKUST626/18 Searching for Majorana zero modes in topological crystalline insulator/superconductor heterostructures Prof Liu Junwei / HKUST Prof Jia Jinfeng / Shanghai Jiao Tong University
48
1,146,564
N_HKUST631/18 Study of the optimal encapsulation of customized shear thickening fluids and their energy absorption mechanisms in composites Prof Yang Jinglei / HKUST Prof Zhang Zhong / National Center for Nanoscience and Technology
48
1,135,363
Others
N_CUHK402/18 Synthesis of New Carborane-Based Ligands and Their Applications in Rare-Earth Metal Chemistry Prof Quan Yangjian / CUHK Prof Wang Shaowu / Anhui Normal University
48
1,076,374
N_PolyU513/18
Active Heat Transfer Enhancement Method of Paraffin Thermal Storage by Foam Structure Together with Vibration Particles Dr Lu Lin / PolyU Prof Wang Qiuwang / Xi'an Jiaotong University
48
1,163,365