Funded Projects

2016-2017 Beyond the Surface: Exploration of Design Finishing and Pattern Construction for Design Innovation and Technology Integration in Polymeric Optical Fibre (POF) Fashion and Textile Design. (Ref: GUA9J HKD$150000)

2015-2016 Crafting Fashion Photonics: Design and Exploration of Textured and Structural Interactive Polymeric Optical Fibre (POF) Textiles with the Dobby Loom. (Ref: GUA5R HKD$150000)

2012-2015 Longitudinal evaluation of the general university requirements (GUR) under the new 4 year requirements. Learning and Teaching Development Fund (HKD $2400000 as Co-Principal Investigator)

2014-2015 Humanitarian Worker’s safety clothing design with interactive polymeric optical fibre (POF) textiles. (Ref: GUA1U HKD$ 150000)

22013-2015 Development of three dimensional Jacquard polymeric optical fibre textiles for interior furnishings. Competitive Research Grant. (HKD$200000 as Principal Investigator)

2012-2013 O-Blanket-Phototherapy Device for Neonatal Jaundice (Prototype). Innovation and Technology Fund (Ref: ITT/013/11TT, HKD1,243,600 as Co-Investigator)

2012-2013 Interactive Walls: Photonic Textiles and Deployable Structures for Adaptive and Interactive Interiors. Research Grants Council GRF Fundable Rated 3.5. (HKD$150,000 as Principal Investigator)

2012-2013 Design Perception of Polymeric Optical Fibre Textiles in Relation their light Emission Properties. Competitive Research Grant (Ref:APM28, HKD$150,000 as Principal Investigator)

2011-2012 Surface Printing and Photonic Fibres for Interactive Interior Textiles. Research Grants Council (Ref: APK-86, HKD$105,833 as Principal Investigator)

2011-2012 Interactive Furnishings: Embroidery and  Polymeric Photonic Fibers for Interior Furnishings. Research Grants Council GRF Fundable Rated 3.5 (POLYU 5277/10E Ref: APK42, HKD$105,000 as Principal Investigator)

2008-2010 Blooming Style: Maternity Fashion Styling for Hong Kong Body Shapes. Competitive Research Grant (Ref: 4-ZZ9Y, HKD199,800 as Principal Investigator)

2007- 2009 Narrative Embellishments: The Utilisation of Textile Surface Embellishment Techniques in Narrative Fashion. Competitive Research Grant (Ref: APH58, HKD$117,300 as Principal Investigator)

2007-2011 Atelier ITC. Block Grant as Co-investigator (Ref: 1ZV64, HKD$3,291,700)