SDSC/HKIDS Project Awarded Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) 2021-22

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ITF 2021-22

We are delighted to announce that a research team led by Prof S. Joe Qin, Dean and Chair Professor of the School of Data Science (SDSC) and Director of Hong Kong Institute for Data Science (HKIDS), has been awarded a grant of around 2.2 million from the Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) 2021-22 for a research project entitled ‘’Aerospace System Prognostics and Health Management Model and Telemetry Task Optimization”. This research team pools two women data scientists as co-investigators, including Dr. Lishuai LI, Associate Professors and Dr. Yining DONG, Assistant Professor from the School of Data Science. 

During 2021-22, CityU faculty have secured 24 projects with over HK$60 million funding from the various schemes of ITF, with HKIDS as one of the recipients. The number of approved projects and the funded amount are among the highest in recent years. Being part of the faculty and also representing CityU’s continuous excellence, this highlights our commitment to pursuing research excellence and promoting industrial collaboration to contribute to the development of innovation, technology and related industries in Hong Kong and the region.

ITF is administered by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR Government with the aims to strengthen the collaborations among the government, industry, academia and research sectors; and to increase the added value, productivity and competitiveness of our economic activities.