• PI. Enhancing Human-Robot Interactions Through Thermal Point Clouds. Sponsor: Jiangsu Industrial Technology Research Institute (JITRI). Funding: 2,000,000 RMB. Period 2020–2021.

  • PI. Robotic Path Planning of Vision Sensors for Capturing Surface Defects in Workpieces. Sponsor: Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI). Funding: 234,845 HKD. Period 2019–2020.

  • Pi. Experimental Study on Robotic Skin Rejuvenation with Thermal Monitoring. Sponsor: RODS Tech Ltd. Funding: 196,000 HKD. Period: 2019–2020.

  • PI. Human-to-Robot Skill Transfer for Soft Manipulation in Unstructured Human Environments. Travel Grant: Research Grants Council (RGC) and the PROCORE-France. Funding: 86,400 HKD. Period: 2019–2020.

  • PI. Visuo-Tactile Learning of Mechanical Properties for Robotic Grasping of Inhomogeneous Objects. Travel Grant: Research Grants Council (RGC) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Funding: 43,200 HKD. Period: 2019.

  • PI. Fourier-Based Shape Control of Soft Objects with Multiple Active Manipulation Points. Sponsor: Research and Grants Council (RGC). Funding: 640,200 HKD. Period: 2018–2020

  • PI. A Sensor Guided Robotic System for Automatic Manipulation of Laser Instruments in Skin Rejuvenation Procedure. Sponsor: RODS Tech Ltd. Funding: 386,515 HKD. Period: Jan–Dec 2018.

  • Co-I. Development of a Sanding Robot for Wooden and Coated Surfaces. Sponsor: Innovation and Technology Commission (University Industry Collaboration Programme). Funding: 887,109 HKD. Period: 2018–2019.

  • Co-I. Enabling Technologies for Indoor Renovation Robots. Sponsor: Innovation and Technology Commission (Guangdong Collaborative Plan). Funding: 1,996,300. Period: 2018–2019

  • Co-I. A New Robot Assisting Nasal Surgical Procedures with Natural Interface and Its Clinical Trials. Sponsor: Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission. Funding: 5,999,100 HKD. Period: 2015–2017.


  • ​PI. ME41006: Hong Kong’s Very First Flip Classroom Subject on Perceptual Robotics. Sponsor: Teaching and Learning Committee, PolyU. Funding: 200,000 HKD. Period: 2020–2021

  • ​PI. Adaptive Visuo-Motor Models for Robotic Welding in Uncertain Construction Environments. Sponsor: CNERC (Hong Kong Branch) at PolyU. Funding: 314,600 HKD. Period: 2019–2020

  • PI. Development of Experimental Robotic Platforms for Sensor-Servoing Applications. Sponsor: ME Department, PolyU. Equipment grant: 60,000 HKD. 2019

  • ​PI. Motion Tracking System to Develop Adaptive Sensor Based Controls for Robots with Variable Morphology. Sponsor: ME Department, PolyU. Equipment grant: 50,000 HKD. 2019

  • PI. Perceptual and Cognitive Methods for Intelligent Robot Behaviour. Sponsor: Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Funding: 200,000 HKD. Period: 2019–2020

  • PI. Development of Robotic Technologies for Natural Human-Robot Interactions. Sponsor: Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Funding: 450,000 HKD. Period: 2017–2019

  • PI. Robotic System for Breast Biopsy with Active Compliant Constraints. Sponsor: T Stone Robotics Institute. Funding: 300,000 HKD. Period: 2016–2017

  • PI. An MRI-guided Robotic System for Breast Biopsy. Sponsor: Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering. Funding: 272,000 HKD. Period: 2015–2016