Research Projects
  • Base isolation of highway bridges with shape memory alloys, funded by HKPolyU, 11/2008 – 10/2010

  • Structural health monitoring-based life-cycle deterioration models for bridges, funded by  HKPolyU, 03/2009 - 03/2012

  • Dynamics of vertical axis wind turbine, funded by HKPolyU, 07/2010 - 07/2012

  • Multi-scale sensing for structural health monitoring, funded by HKPolyU, 07/2011 - 06/2013

  • Electromagnetic dampers for structural vibration control and power supply of wireless sensors, funded by HK RGC, 01/2012 - 12/2014

  • Design of bridge diagnostic system under moving vehicles, funded by Guangdong Academy of Building Research of China, 06/2012-12/2013

  • Seismic behavior and design methodology of advanced frame system with SMA-based self-centering damping braces, funded by National Science Foundation of China, 01/2013-12/2015

  • Multi-mode vibration suppression of stay cables: a passive damping approach, funded by HK PolyU, 2013-2015

  • The impact of construction-induced ground borne vibration and noise to sensitive structures and facilities, funded by Hong Kong Construction Industry Institute (CII), 2013-2015.

  • Seismic band-gap isolators, funded by HK PolyU Research Institute of Sustainable Urban Development (RISUD), 2013 – 2015.

  • Apply structural control technology to enhance seismic-resistant capacity of buildings and structures in Hong Kong. funded by HK PolyU Research Institute of Sustainable Urban Development (RISUD), 2013-2015.

  • A novel passive negative-stiffness damper: application to stay cables, funded by HK RGC, 2015-2017.

  • Research & Development of a novel type of electromagnetic negative-stiffness damper, funded by HK Innovation and Technology Commission, 2015-2016.

  • Monitoring construction induced vibration in BTS extension project. funded by Chevalier (Construction) Co. Ltd. 2015 – 2020. 

  • Vibration assessment of the redevelopment of Queen Mary Hospital Phase I. funded by Hospital Authority, 2016 – 2017. 

  • Study on impact of construction induced vibration on buried pipework. funded by Hospital Authority. 2017. 

  • Negative-stiffness dampers for vibration suppression in high-speed trains. funded by Hong Kong Branch of National Rail Transit Electrification and Automation Engineering Technology Research Center, 2016-2018.

  • Study on the mechanism and application of energy transfer in the nonlinear self-excited system for 10 MW level wind turbine system. funded by NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme. 2018 - 2021. 

  • Web platform for real-time monitoring of ZJZ tunnel. funded by Hong Kong Branch of National Rail Transit Electrification and Automation Engineering Technology Research Center. 2017 - 2018. 

Research Interest
  • Smart materials and structures

  • Smart dampers for vibration control

  • Vibration-based energy harvesting

  • Advanced seismic-resistant structures

  • Performance-based bridge health monitoring

  • Vibration impact assessment and monitoring

  • Wind energy

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