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Research Projects

(I) Externally-funded Research Projects

Funding Scheme

Funding Year

Project Details

Research Grants Council
(Institutional Development Scheme)
2020/21 Project Title

Establish the Research Centre for Green Energy, Transport and Building in PolyU SPEED

Project Team Members
 
  • Dr Jack Lo (Project Holder)
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Team Leader)
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Dr Artie Ng
  • Dr Flora Zhang
  • Dr Antony Lam
  • Dr Edmond Lam
  • Dr Junot Liang
  • Dr Andrew Wu
  • Dr Muhammad Asim
2019/20 Project Title

Establish the Research Centre for Advanced Design, Materials and Manufacturing Technologies (RCADMM) in PolyU SPEED

Project Team Members
  • Dr Jack Lo (Project Holder)
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Team Leader)
  • Dr James Chau
  • Dr Udaya Kahangamage
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Dr Zerance Ng
  • Dr Anand Vyas
2018/19 Project Title

Establishment of Centre for Ageing and Healthcare Management Research (CAHMR)

Project Team Members
  • Dr Jack Lo (Applicant)
  • Dr Ben Fong (Team Leader)
  • Prof. Peter Yuen
  • Prof. Warren Chiu
  • Dr Artie Ng
  • Dr Simon Cheung
  • Dr Vincent Law
  • Dr Tiffany Leung
  • Dr Lo Man-fung
  • Dr Pimtong Tavitiyaman
  • Dr Adam Wong

Research Grants Council
(Inter-Institutional Development Scheme)

2021/22 Project Title

Research Directions and Applications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Smart Tourism in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area (GBA)

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Peggy Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Wilson Leung (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Phoebe Wong (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Pimtong Tavitiyaman
  • Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP
Project Title

Extended Reality on Smart Transport and Logistics: Embracing Innovative Theories and Technologies for Enhancing Operational Resilience and Efficiency

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Joseph Lau (Co-Principal Investigator)
Collaborative Institution Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
2020/21 Project Title

Emerging Research Directions on Adoption of Electric Vehicles for the Development of Smart Cities through Complementary Policy and Green Financing: GBA as the Cluster for Technological Innovation

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Andrew Wu (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Anthony Loh (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Artie Ng

2016/17

Project Title

From Social and Environmental Accounting to Sustainability Accounting and Responsible Investment: Emerging Research Agendas

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Dr Artie Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Tiffany Leung (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Vincent Law

Collaborative Institution

Centre for Social and Environmental Accounting Research (CSEAR) at the University of St Andrews, Scotland, the UK

Research Grants Council
(Faculty Development Scheme)

 

2021/22 Project Title

Circular Supply Chain Management with Bayesian Information Updating, Government Policies and Strategic Alliance for Sustainability Commitment

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Helen Wong (Principal Investigator)
2021/22 Project Title

Investigating the Motivators and Obstacles of Mobile Health Apps Adoption and Continuance by Elderly: A Longitudinal Study using Extended Expectation-Confirmation Theory

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Wilson Leung (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Ben Fong
  • Dr Peggy Ng
2021/22 Project Title

Destination Competitiveness in a Post-COVID-19 World

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Bill Xu (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Pamela Ho
  • Dr Edmund Wut
2021/22 Project Title

Creating Zero Medicine Wastage and Sustainable Healthcare Supply Chain: A Closer Cooperation between Private Clinics and Pharmaceutical Companies

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Simon Yuen (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Calvin Cheng
  • Dr Helen Wong
2021/22 Project Title

Development of a Cloud-Based System to Facilitate End-User-Oriented Design (EOD) for Effective Sustainability Practices Implementation in High-Rise Residential Buildings

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Edmond Lam (Principal Investigator)
2021/22 Project Title

Design and Implementation of Acoustic-controlled Ventilation Louvre with Metamaterial Technology

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Junot Liang (Principal Investigator)
2021/22 Project Title

Modelling of Quantitative Dynamic Fit of Respirators for Healthcare Workers

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Zerance Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Ms Sally Ng
2021/22 Project Title

Development of a Multi-agent Behaviour Model and Optimization of Charging Station Map for Implementation of Electric Taxis in Hong Kong - a Pilot Study

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Andrew Wu (Principal Investigator)
  • Prof Leung Chun-wah
  • Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP
  • Dr Joseph Lau
2021/22 Project Title

Vertical Dispersion Model of Road Traffic-emitted Particulate Matters and Noise

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Anthony Loh (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Raymond Kwong
  • Dr Wilson Kwan
2021/22 Project Title

The Interrogative Systems in Tibeto-Burman Languages of the Cool Mountain Area

Project Team Member
  • Dr Hongdi Ding (Principal Investigator)
2021/22 Project Title

The Islamicate Soundscape of Hong Kong

Project Team Member
  • Dr Alicia Lie (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

Theoretical Investigation and Control Scheme Development of a Compact Desiccant-enhanced Evaporative Cooling System

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

Motivating Seasonal Influenza Vaccination among College Students: A Social Marketing Intervention Study

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Daisy Lee (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

A Low Cost Autopilot System for Built Environment Applications

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr James Chau (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

Definiteness Marking, Topicalization and Disposal Variations in the Chinese: Mandarin, Cantonese, Wu, Xiang and Min Dialects

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Jennifer Yao (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

A Machine Learning Model for Recommendation System for Generic Competency Development in Higher Education

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Joseph So (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Ada Chan
  • Dr Simon Wong
  • Dr Adam Wong
2020/21 Project Title

Promoting Children’s Pro-environmental Behavior: A Multilevel Analysis

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Peggy Ng (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

Environmental Communications: Interplay Effects between Heterogeneous Goal-framed Messages on Recycling Behaviors

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Phoebe Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Calvin Wan
2020/21 Project Title

To Give or Not to Give? Investigating the Effects of Trust on Time Banking Participation: A Longitudinal Study in Hong Kong Aging Population

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Wilson Leung (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Ben Fong
2020/21 Project Title

Development of Plant Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites (PFRPCs) with Enhanced Mechanical and Flame-Retardant Properties

Project Team Members
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Zerance Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah
  • Dr Oscar Chiu
2019/20 Project Title

A Grammar of Niesu, a Southeastern Dialect of Nuosu in Sichuan

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Hongdi Ding (Principal Investigator)
2019/20 Project Title

Develop the Most Sustainable, Safe, Reliable and Low-carbon Domestic Fuel for Hong Kong

Project Team Members
  • Prof. Leung Chun-wah (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Udaya Kahangamage
2019/20 Project Title

Is the Same Price Always Fair? Consumer Attitudes and Behavior towards Reporting Suspected Price-Fixing Activities in Hong Kong

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)
  • Dr Phoebe Wong (Principal Investigator)
2018/19 Project Title

Effect of Corporate Social Responsibility Practice on Social Media Crises in Travel Industry

Project Team Members
  • Dr Edmund Wut (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Bill Xu
2018/19 Project Title

Smart Tourism and Destination Image: Moderating Effect of Theory of Mind (ToM)

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Pimtong Tavitiyaman (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Rachel Lam
  • Dr Lancy Tsang

2017/18

Project Title

In Another’s Shoes: The Role of Perspective Taking in the Development of Ethical Creatives

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Prof. Warren Chiu (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Doreen Tse

2017/18

Project Title

Recycling Behaviors: Making Sense of Place Attachment and Spillover Effect

Project Team Member
(from CPCE)

  • Dr Calvin Wan (Principal Investigator)

2016/17

Project Title

Design and Implementation of an Induction Programme to Encourage Teachers to Adopt Mobile Phone-based Student Response System

Project Team Members

  • Dr Adam Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Simon Wong
  • Dr Eric Woo
2016/17
Project Title

The Use of Urban Green Spaces (UGS): The Impacts of Perceived UGS Characteristics and Socio-psychological Factors

Project Team Member (from CPCE)

  • Dr Calvin Wan (Principal Investigator)

2015/16

Project Title

“Care or Fair”? A Social Comparison Perspective on Servant Leadership and
I-deals

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Dr Jonathan Kwok (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Macy Wong
2015/16
Project Title

Is R&D Rewarded by the Stock Market? Evidence from China

Project Team Members

  • Dr Mindy Xu (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Artie Ng
Health and Medical Research Fund 2022 Project Title

Effectiveness of Telehealth in Preventive Care: A Randomised Controlled trial of Tele-exercise Programme Involving Elderly with Possible Sarcopenia or At Risk of Fall

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Dr Karly Chan (Principal Investigator)
  • Prof Peter Yuen
  • Dr Ben Fong
  • Dr Vincent Law
2021 Project Title

Mechanistic characterization of the MT2-induced Pgp inhibition and the chemosensitization on combining MT2 with Taxol in treating multi-drug resistant cancer in vitro and in vivo

Project Team Member
  • Dr Anthony Lui (Principal Investigator)
Beat Drugs Fund 2020/21 Project Title

Pathway to Desistance: A Qualitative Study of Young Ex-drug Users in Hong Kong

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Louis Mok (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Dr Stephanie Lee
Quality Education Fund of Education Bureau 2019/20 Project Title

AI Lab

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Jack Lo (Applicant)
  • Dr Kwong-cheong Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Gabriel Chan (Co-Principal Investigator and Contact Person)
  • Dr Simon Wong
2018/19 Project Title

STEM Maker Project

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Applicant)
  • Dr Gabriel Chan (Project Co-ordinator)
  • Dr Ben Fong
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Dr Artie Ng
  • Dr Simon Wong
  • Dr Eric Woo
Quality Enhancement Support Scheme of Self-financing Post-secondary Education Fund 2021
 
Project Title

Development of a Web-based Remote Laboratory for Science and Engineering Education

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Kenneth Lo (Contact Person)
  • Dr Anthony Loh
  • Dr Ken Tsang
  • Dr Ricky Mak

Project Title

Development of Virtual Reality (VR) Systems for Business and Tourism Education

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Peggy Ng (Contact Person)
  • Dr Jack Lo
  • Dr Simon Leung
  • Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP
  • Dr Helen Wong
  • Dr Phoebe Wong
  • Dr Chammy Lau
  • Dr Jack Chow
  • Dr Raymond Kwong
2020
 
Project Title

International Experiential Learning and Application: Global Work-integrated Education (Global-WIE) and idea Generation Laboratory (iG-Lab)

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Macy Wong
  • Mr Steve Hung
Project Title

Improve student learning effectiveness by helping teachers to understand and implement blended learning

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
2018
 
Project Title

Enhancing Students’ Academic Engagement in Mathematics through a Bilingual Integrated “Concept + Language Mapping” Approach

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
Project Title

Enhancing teachers’ professional competencies in teaching business-related subjects in the digital era

Project Team Members (from CPCE)
  • Dr Phoebe Wong (Contact Person)
  • Dr Jack Chow
  • Dr Lo Man-fung
  • Dr Peggy Ng
  • Dr Calvin Wan
2017 Project Title

Means to an End: Employability Competency Development in Work-Integrated Education (Project ECD-WIE Office)

Project Team Member (from CPCE)
  • Dr Macy Wong

Standing Committee on Language Education and Research

2021/22 Project Title

Cantonese Abilities of Chinese Mainland University Students in Hong Kong: Testing their Grammatical and Communicative Competence

Project Team Members
  • Dr Hongdi Ding (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Wendy Wu
  • Dr Jennifer Yao

2015/16

Project Title

Supporting Students’ Academic Discourse Development in Sub-degree Programmes: An Adjunct Language-across-the curriculum Instructional Model

Project Team Members

  • Dr Esther Tong  (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Cecilia Pun
  • Ms Phoebe Siu
Public Policy Research (PPR) Funding Scheme 2022/23 (First Round) Project Title

Constructing A System of Interest for A Social Marketing Intervention to Nudge Plate Waste Reduction in Restaurants

Project Team Member (from CPCE)
  • Dr Daisy Lee (Principal Investigator)
2020/21 Project Title

The Innovative Combination of Hong Kong’s Brand Strength and the Mainland’s Advanced Manufacturing Technology in Developing the Greater Bay Area as a Centre of High-quality Proprietary Chinese Medicine

Project Team Member (from CPCE)
  • Dr Ben Fong (Co-Investigator)

Federation for Self-financing Tertiary Education

2013/14

Project Title

A Study of Strategic Enrolment, Graduation and Articulation (SEGA) of Self-financing Tertiary Education in Hong Kong

Project Team Members

  • Dr Peggy Ng (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP
  • Ms Connie Mak
  • Dr Phoebe Wong
2013/14
Project Title

A Study to Identify the Commonalities and Differences in the Perceived Graduating Students’ Competencies between UGC-funded and Self-financing Tertiary Institutions in Hong Kong

Project Team Members

  • Dr Macy Wong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jonathan Kwok
  • Dr Peggy Ng

2013/14

Project Title

Education Hub - Concepts, Targets, and Policy Implications: The Case of Hong Kong

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP
  • Dr Vincent Law
  • Dr Stephanie Lee

 

(II) Donation Project

Donor

Project Year(s)

Project Details

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

2020/21
Project Title

Jockey Club Project Well-being

Project Team Members

  • Prof Peter Yuen (Applicant)
  • Mr Chang Hoi-wood (Project Holder)
  • Mr Patrick Chan
  • Dr Brian Hung
  • Dr Vera Sun
Project Title

Professional Traineeship Programme for First-time Job-seekers: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning research (MEL)

Project Team Members (from CPCE)

Assessment-focused Research Team

  • Dr Hester Chow

Industry-focused Research Team

  • Dr Ben Fong
  • Dr Joseph Leung


(III) Consultancy Projects

Project Commissioned by

Project Year(s)

Project Details

PolyU Green Deck Task Force

2013 - 2015
Project Title

A Study on the Proposed Green Deck at Cross Harbour Tunnel (CHT) – Assessment of Pedestrian Circulation and Vehicular Traffic Emissions

Project Team Members

  • Dr Francis Tong (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jodie Lee

PolyU Institute for Entrepreneurship

2014

Project Title

Continuous Professional Development and Lifelong Learning: Needs Assessment and Way Forward for Hong Kong’s Business and Industries

Project Team Members

  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP
  • Dr Florence Ho
  • Dr Vincent Law

The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority, the HKSAR Government

2009 - 2011

Project Title

Analysis of Views for the Public Engagement Exercise for the West Kowloon Cultural District

Project Team Members

  • Prof. Peter Yuen (Principal Investigator)
  • Dr Alex Chan
  • Dr Jason Chan, MH, JP
  • Dr Florence Ho
  • Dr Vincent Law
  • Dr Stephanie Lee
  • Dr Artie Ng