Microfluidics Innovated



  1. Principal Investigator, Plasmonic Pickering Emulsions-based Bio-Analytic System (HKD 1,399,644.30), Project No: ITS/217/21, 10/01/2022-03/31/2024

  2. Principal Investigator, Exploiting a Novel Digital Droplet PCR Platform for the Study of Marine Biodiversity: A Pilot Study on Targeted Fishes (HKD 1,745,150), Marine Conservation Enhancement Fund, Project No: MCEF20108_L02, 06/01/2022-05/31/2024

  3. Principal Investigator, Investigations of Single Bacterial Enzymatic Activity as a New Biomarker for the Identification of Live Foodborne Bacteria (HKD 543,734), HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), Project No: 14207121, 01/01/2022-12/31/2023

  4. Principal Investigator, Development of a Micro Shear-Porator for Loading Red Blood Cells with Therapeutic Proteins (HKD 1,399,999.65), Innovation and Technology Support Programme, Project No: ITS/133/20, 07/01/2021-12/31/2022

  5. Co-Investigator, Development of Low-cost Label-free Image Cytometer based on Quantitative Phase Microscopy (HKD 1,385,150), Innovation and Technology Support Programme, Project No: ITS/148/20, PI: Prof. Renjie Zhou, 09/01/2021-02/28/2023

  6. Principal Investigator, All-Optical Manipulation of Droplet Microfluidics Enabled by Fluorinated Gold Nanoparticles (HKD 873,995), HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), Project No: 14204820, 09/01/2020-08/31/2023

  7. Principal Investigator, The Development of a Droplet Trap for the in-situ Detection of Enzymatic Activity - RMG01 (HKD 100,000), HKSAR University Grants Committee (UGC) Research Matching Grant Scheme, 06/01/2020-05/31/2021

  8. Principal Investigator, Membrane Deformation Mediated Enzyme Loading into Erythrocytes via Microfluidics Spheroids (HKD 695,919), HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), 2019-2021


  1. Co-Principal Investigator, Multi-scale Spatiotemporal Single-Cell In-Situ Analysis: Mechanism and Biomedical Applications, Ref. C5011-19G, Collaboration Research Fund, HKSAR Research Grants Council, HK$ 2,349,052, 2019-20 Exercise, 05/01/2020-10/31/2021

  2. Co-Investigator, Lab-in-a-Tube Ultra-centrifuge with Optofluidics for Bioanalysis Applications (HKD 673,470), HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), 2019-2021

  3. Co-Investigator, EggLogics Limited, Ref. TSU20MED17, CUHK Technology Start-up Support Scheme for Universities (TSSSU), HK$ 500,000, 04/17/2020-05/01/2021.

  4. Principal Investigator, Development of an All-in-one Microfluidics Platform for Cultivation and Characterization of Multicellular Tumor Spheroids (HKD 582,000), HKSAR Research Grants Council (RGC) General Research Fund (GRF), 2017-2020

  5. Co-Investigator, Plasmonic "Biosensor-in-a-Needle" - An Intravenous Catheter Platform for in vivo Enrichment and Detection of Biomarkers and Circulating Tumor Cells in Peripheral Blood (HKD 1,397,250), Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), Seed Project, 2018-2020

  6. Principal Investigator, High Speed Imaging System (HKD 545,028), CUHK Academic Equipment Grant, 2018

  7. Principal Investigator, Development of an Inertial Microfluidics Based Approach for the Isolation of Mitochondria from Biological Samples (HKD 746,000), Shun Hing Institute of Advanced Engineering, 07/01/2017-06/30/2019

  8. Principal Investigator, Integrated System for Multicellular Spheroids Production and Characterization (HKD 2,338,696), CUHK Start-up Fund, 09/01/2016-08/15/2019

  9. Principal Investigator, Development of a Novel Microfluidic System for the Isolation of Subcellular Organelles (HKD 150,000), CUHK Direct Grant for Research, 12/01/2016-11/30/2018

  10. Collaborator, GOALI: Graphene Paper Sensor for Disease Detection (USD 349,250), CBET Program, National Science Foundation, USA, 2015-2018

  11. Principal Investigator, Study and Quantitative Description of Nucleic Acid Condensation in Picoliter-Incubators (DKK 1,100,000), Scientific Project, Natural Science, The Lundbeck Foundation, Denmark, 2014-2016

  12. Principal Investigator, Controllable Spheroids Production for Future Cancer Diagnostics (DKK 535,392), Arvid Nilssons Fond, Denmark, 2014-2015

  13. Principal Investigator, Real-Time Measurement of the Regulatory Factors that Modify the Activity of DNA Interacting Enzymes (DKK 250,000), Equipment Grant, Carlsberg Foundation, Denmark 2013

  14. Principal Investigator, Probing Cancer from Single Cell (DKK 195,000), Karen Elise Jensens Fond, Denmark, 2012-2014

  15. Principal Investigator, Real Time Investigation of Single Cell Enzymatic Activity (DKK 3,744,129), The Danish Council for Independent Research, Technology and Production Sciences (FTP), Sapere Aude, DFF-Ung Eliteforsker, 2012-2015