SDSC faculties awarded a research grant from MOST
Congratulations to Professor S. Joe QIN, Dean and Chair Professor of the School of Data Science, and Director of Hong Kong Institute for Data Science of CityU, and Dr. Yining Dong of SDSC, on receiving a research grant amounting to HK$2.16 million from the Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) under the National Key R&D Programme of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (MOST).
CityU has achieved outstanding results in the NSFC Research Grants Applications during the academic year 2021-22, for being awarded with 97 Mainland project grants with total approved funding of RMB119 million. Among the universities from Hong Kong, CityU is ranked No. 1 in terms of the total funding amount for NSFC grants, and No. 1 in terms of the number and total funding amount for Shenzhen-Hong Kong-Macau Science & Technology Project (Category C). Directly under the State Council, NSFC is a public institution set up to promote and finance research projects in China.
SDSC faculties have demonstrated high-quality research and has been awarded quite a few research grants in 2022, including HK$4.26M for six research projects under the 2022/23 General Research Fund (GRF) and Early Career Scheme (ECS), and HK$2.2 million from the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) 2021/22.