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Grant Projects

This page summarises the grant, funding and awarded projects for the group/team up-to-date. We deeply appreciate those who supported our research and hereby would like to acknowledge all the funding bodies wholeheartedly.

(updated on 31/10/2023)


Up-to-date, our research team has successfully secured an external research income of HK$64.08M in total.

Selected competitive research grants from recent 5 years:

2023: ACY Yuen, RKK Yuen, EWM Lee, MTR Research Funding Scheme on innovative railway technologies: Coupling Fire and Toxicty Predictions Using CFD-MD Simulations for Enhanced Pedestrian Movement Modelling and Fire Resilience Designs of Metro Stations, 2023. (HKD$970K)

2023: GH Yeoh, B Samali, ACT Yuen, et al. (total 31 CIs), ARC Research Hub for Fire Resilience Infrastructure, Assets and Safety Advancements (FRIASA) in Urban, Resources, Energy and Renewables Sectors, 2023. (AUD$5M)

2022: ACY Yuen, GH Yeoh, Innovation Connection 2022 (ICG001937 - Cooper Neon Pty Ltd), Development of Fire Retardant and Non-Combustible Coatings for Signage. (AUD$74K)

2022: GH Yeoh, ACY Yuen, Jaime Grunlan, ARC Discovery Project (DP22), Engineered interlayers of bio-retardant and nano-reinforcement on polymers. (AUD$332K)

2020: GH Yeoh, A Ho-Baillie, C Wang, ACY Yuen, CRC-P Round 8: Solar Skin: Next generation perovskite solar polymer membrane. (AUD$3M)

2019: GH Yeoh, QN Chan, ACY Yuen, et al., CRC for Bushfire and Natural Hazards – Tactical Research Fund: A strategic analysis of risks associated with non-complying building products. (AUD$100K)

2018: GH Yeoh, C Wang, ACY Yuen, et al., CRC-P Round 5: Development of an Advanced Fire Retardant for Polymers and Textiles. (AUD$3M)

Other grants and fundings:

2021: Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, Guan Heng Yeoh, Shaun Chan, Wei Wang, Eric Wai Ming Lee, Nadia Chek Lun Chow, UNSW International Seed Grant 2021, Artificial Neural Network Modelling Integrated with Molecular Dynamics Data for Detailed Description of CFD Pyrolytic Process. (AUD $5K)

2021: Guan Heng Yeoh, Shaun Chan, Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, MME Collaborative Research Infrastructure Scheme 2021, High-speed camera for next-generation fire retardant/safety technologies and engine combustion research. (AUD $50K)

2020: Guan Heng Yeoh, Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, Shaun Chan, UNSW-SJTU Collaborative Research Seed Grants: Formation and evolution of soot in flames based on laser diagnostics and high-fidelity models. (AUD $10K)

2019: Victoria Timchenko, Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, Guan Heng Yeoh, Project CONDOR - nsw techvoucher project, CFD Study on Propeller Thrust via Flow and Turbulence Characterisation, funded by ANGLO PACIFIC IMPORT EXPORT PTY LTD. (AUD $9K)

2017: Guan Heng Yeoh, Shaun Chan, Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, Chun Wang, Shuying Wu, UNSW MME Collaborative Research Infrastructure Funding: Micro-scale calorimeter: A powerful tool for next-generation fire retardant materials and safety technologies research. (AUD $50K)

2017: Guan Heng Yeoh, Chun Wang, Evatt Hawkes, Shaun Kook, Shaun Chan, Shuying Wu, Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, Sahajwalla Veena, Farshid Pahlevani, Vicky Chen, UNSW Research Infrastructure Scheme: Advanced automatic interactive cone calorimeter for flammability test of novel bio-inspired fire retardant and green materials and durable coatings. (AUD $330K)

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