Advanced Cooling & Refrigeration Systems

Nanofluids Heat Transfer

Small scale Wind Turbines

Thermal Management

Advanced Cooling Technologies
Energy & Smart Control System
Indoor Air Quality & Thermal Comfort
Smart Green Buildings

Personalized Ventilation Systems

Sinusoidal Airflow for Thermal Comfort

Resuspension of Aerosols in Turbulence

Funded Grants

Externally-Funded Research Projects

Jan 1, 2022 - Dec 31, 2024

Bioaerosol Generation by Ultrasonic Atomization and the Infection Risk in Dental Clinic Environments

GRF 17207121

Jun 1, 2021 - May 31, 2024

Reducing Transmission of Novel Coronavirus and Other Infectious Diseases Using Food Waste-derived Medical Textiles via Electrospinning for Healthcare Apparel and Personal Protective Equipment

CRF C1105-20GF (led by Dr. Carol S.K. Lin, CityU)

Jan 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2023

Aerosol Resuspension by Forced and Flow-induced Surface Motions on Flexible Materials

GRF 17203220

Jan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2022

Enhanced Heat Sink Technology Using a Bio-inspired Passive Fluttering Mechanism

GRF 17205419

May 6, 2019 - May 5, 2021

Consultancy Services for Chiller Plant Optimization by Artificial Intelligence and Energy Saving for the Second Batch Chiller Replacement Projects at Hospital Authority's Venues

Electrical and Mechanical Services Department/Health Sector Services


Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2021

Nanoparticle Separation in a Microfluidic Channel by Acoustophoresis and its Application to the Development of a Personal Ultrafine Particle Sensor

GRF 16206918

Jan 1, 2018 - Dec 31, 2020

Investigation of Enhancement of particle Deposition by Micro-structured Surfaces in Turbulent Flows

GRF 16207817

Jun 30, 2017 - Dec 29, 2020

Study of Cooling Effect by Surface Treatment and its Application to Smart Green Buildings

CRF C6022-16G

Jun 1, 2017 - Nov 30, 2020

Environmental Studies of the Spread of respiratory Viruses in a Large Dense Urban Social Network

CRF C7025-16G (led by Prof. Yuguo Li, HKU)

Jan 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2019

Resuspension of Bioaerosols on Surfaces Loaded with Dust and its Effect on Microorganism Viability

GRF 16200315

Internally-Funded Projects

Apr 27, 2020 - Apr 26, 2021

Thermography Fever Detection System for Mobile Devices

Funded By

Internal COVID-19 Action Seed Funding 

(led by Dr. S.C. Fu)

Sep 11, 2019 - Sep 30, 2020

Innovative Energy Efficient Building Technologies: Passive Radiative Cooler and Smart Window


Sep 11, 2010 - Sep 30, 2020

The Use of AI in Chiller Plant Optimization


(led by Dr. SC Fu)