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NSFC Young Scientists Fund 2022

NSFC Young Scientists Fund 2022Congratulations to the following five members of the Faculty, who are among the 16 awardees at HKU to have received the National Natural Science Foundation of China’s (NSFC) Young Scientists Fund 2022 for their wide-ranging research projects:

Dr Bin Chen
Assistant Professor, Division of Landscape Architecture
Project: ‘Parcel-based Urban Land Use Classification Using Domain Adaptations of Sample, Feature and Model’

Dr Jun Ma
Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design
Project: ‘Analysis of the Spatiotemporal Distribution of Roadside Ultrafine Particles and its Influential Factors in Urban Central District’

Dr Shuai Shi
Assistant Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction
Project: ‘The Spatial Generating Mechanism and Systematic Synergies of Urban Network Capital’

Dr Zhan Zhao
Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Design
Project: ‘Generalisable Deep Learning Across Cities and Modes for Human Mobility Prediction’

Dr Jin Zhu
Assistant Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction, Department of Urban Planning and Design
Project: ‘Spatial Patterns, Formation Mechanisms and Planning Strategies for Residential Spaces Around Rail Transit Stations on the Peripheries of Chinese Megacities: A Case Study of Shanghai and Hong Kong’

The NSFC Young Scientists Fund supports young scholars to conduct scientific research on topics of their choice, strengthening their ability to research independently and creatively. This is the first time the Fund is open to researchers in Hong Kong. Each awardee will be granted RMB 300,000 to work on the proposed project for a period of three years.

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