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Three Academic Staff Members Awarded KML Prize for Innovative Research
CPCE
Staff Achievements
2023-10-19

PolyU CPCE is pleased to announce the recipients of the Koo Meng Li and Koo Mi Wen Na Charitable Foundation Limited (KML Foundation) Research Prize 2023/24. The judging panel carefully reviewed the proposals and selected the following winners from the Division of Science, Engineering and Health Studies (SEHS) for their innovative and impactful research:

Winner

Project

Funding awarded (HK$)

First Prize: Dr Zerance Ng, Associate Division Head of SEHS and Associate Head of Research

Development of Natural Stabilizer for Recycling of Post-used Thermoplastics

 

 

$500,000

Second Prize: Dr Anand Vyas, Lecturer

Development of Sustainable and Environmentally-friendly Alternatives to Non-biodegradable and Petroleum-based Plastics Production

 

$300,000

Third Prize: Dr Antony Lam, Lecturer

Investigation of Thermal Properties of Natural Fiber/Concrete Composites for Building Applications

$200,000

We extend our warmest congratulations to the winners. We would also like to thank the KML Foundation again for their generous donation of HK$5 million to support innovative research in sustainable concepts and plastic alternative solutions at the SEHS (click here to see the details of the donation).

 (From left): Dr Antony Lam, Dr Zerance Ng, and Dr Anand Vyas become the first three winners of the KML Research Prize 2023/24.






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