Niu Research Group

External Competitive Grants as PI (total amount of HK$4.046 million)

  1. Hong Kong Research Grant Council (HKRGC) General Research Fund (GRF) #CityU11211215/9042202: "Fatigue Behavior of a Biomimetic Ceramics/FGM/Nano-composite Multilayer", HK$695.854k, 01/2016-12/2018
  2. National Natural Science Fund of China (NSFC) General Fund #11472235/R-IND 7601: "Fabrication and Investigation of Interfacial Mechanical Behavior of Light and Tough Dental Nanocomposites", RMB¥900k, 01/2015-12/2018
  3. HKRGC Early Career Scheme (ECS) Fund #CityU138713/9041985: "A Novel Layer-by-layer Biomimetic Structure: Structural Design, Mechanical Properties and Failure Mechanism", HK$790k, 01/2014-12/2016
  4. Hong Kong Innovative Technology Fund (HKITF) #ITS-350-12/9440099: "Development of Bio-inspired Dental Adhesive", HK$1.435 million, 07/2013-12/2014

Internal Competitive Grants as PI (total amount of HK$1.135 million)

  1. City University of Hong Kong (CityU) Strategic Research Grant (SRG) #7004856: "Characterization of Hyperelastic Mechanical Properties with Indentation Experiments", HK$100k, 09/2017-08/2019
  2. CityU College Seed Grant for Collaboration with BIEL Crystal #9610374: "Development of a Novel Damage-resistant Optical Adhesive with Graded Structure for the Screen of Electronic Devices", HK$100K, 04/2017-09/2018
  3. CityU SRG #7004607: "Multiscale Investigation on Rate-dependent Mechanical Behaviors of Nanocomposite (NC) Hydrogels", HK$100k, 09/2016-08/2018.
  4. CityU Matching Fund for HKRGC-GRF #CityU11211215/9042202: "Fatigue Behavior of a Biomimetic Ceramics/FGM/Nano-composite Multilayer", HK$34.793k, 01/2016-12/2018
  5. CityU Applied Research Grant (ARG) #9667118: "Investigation of Flexural Behavior of an Functionally Graded Dental Adhesive", HK$200k, 05/2015-04/2016
  6. ​CityU Matching Fund for NSFC General Fund #9680131: "Mechanical Behavior of Particle Reinforced Composite", HK$170.1k, 10/2014-09/2016
  7. ​CityU Teaching Development Grant (TDG) #6000499: "Lend New Eyes to Students - Observing Everyday Lives with Long Distance Microscope (LDM)", HK$180k, 07/2014-06/2015
  8. CityU Matching Fund for HKRGC-ECS Fund #CityU138713/9041985: "A Novel Layer-by-layer Biomimetic Structure: Structural Design, Mechanical Properties and Failure Mechanism", HK$39.5k, 01/2014-12/2016
  9. ​CityU Matching Fund for HKITF #9678065: "Development for Bio-inspired Dental Adhesive", HK$130.35k, 07/2013-06/2016
  10. CityU SRG #2011SRG067/7002730: "Bio-inspired Design of Dental Multilayer", HK$180k, 05/2012-07/2014​


Research Grants