Staff Update

College Members Received National Natural Science Foundation of China/Research Grants Council of Hong Kong Funds

College Member and Alumnus, Professor Chan Wai Yee of the School of Biomedical Sciences, College Members, Professor Liu Renbao of the Department of Physics, and Professor Zou Jun of the Department of Mathematics, have received funding from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) 2022-2023 in support of their researches. Warmest congratulations to all of them!

Detail of the funded research projects are listed as follows:


Funding Scheme

Project Title

Max. Grants

College Member and Alumnus, Professor Chan Wai Yee (School of Biomedical Sciences)

NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme

Study the Roles of Mitochondrial DNA Methylation in Regulating Nucleoid Phase Separation and Transcription Modulation

HK$1.25 million

College Member, Professor Liu Renbao (Department of Physics)

NSFC/RGC Collaborative Research Scheme

Sperradiant Time-crystal Maser and Applications in Quantum Metrologyu

HK$3.6 million

College Member, Professor Zou Jun (Department of Mathematics)

NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme

Mathematical and Numerical Studies of Linear and Nonlinear Time-Harmonic Maxwell Systems with Singularities and Oscillations

HK$1.25 million

The NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme and Collaborative Research Scheme aim to promote collaboration between researchers in Hong Kong and the Mainland based on complementing the existing strengths of both sides. 13 CUHK research projects are funded by NSFC/RGC 2022-2023. For details, please visit