Awards & Achievements

Faculty External Grants Achievement Awards 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr Yixin Cao, Assistant Professor of COMP, received the Faculty of Engineering (FENG) Research Grant Achievement Award 2016.

Since 2003, the Faculty Research Committee has set up FENG Research Grant Achievement Award and FENG Industrial and Engineering Services Grant Achievement Award in recognition of the outstanding performance of FENG academic staff members in securing external research grants. To be qualified, a staff member must successfully secure 3 external competitive research grants in 36 months or 4 external competitive research grants in 60 months, as Principal Investigator/ co-Principal Investigator.

Dr Cao has secured 4 external research grants in 36 months since he joined PolyU in 2014. Congratulations to Dr Cao for his achievement!

 

Year

Funding Scheme

Project Title

Funding Awarded

1

2017/18

RGC General Research Fund

Super-Polynomial Approximation of Graph
Problems

HKD700,000

2

2016/17

RGC General Research Fund

Graph Algorithms Based on Modular Decomposition

HKD675,647

3

2015/16

RGC Early Career Scheme

Efficient Algorithms for Graph Modification Problems

HKD726,075

4

2015/16

NSFC

圈結構及其演算法研究

RMB787,000