International Research Grants

(1)Principal Investigator, Specification and Implementation of Virtual University Software, 672,000 Yen, University of Aizu, Japan, June 1, 1999 – September 30, 1999.

(2)Overseas Research Collaborator, Learning Communities Using Virtual Reality Environment Media, 11.3 Million Yen, Japanese Ministry of Education, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B (Developmental Research), Contract No. 12558012, Japan, 2000 to 2002.

(3)Principal Investigator, Software Systems for Virtual University Operations, travel grant for joint research, HK$6,500 funded by HKU External Relations Office Chain Affairs Unit 2000/2001 Taipei Trade Centre Exchange Scheme, the University of Hong Kong, 2001.

(4)Co-Principal Investigator, An E-Learning Infrastructure for Mobile Virtual University (#NSC 90-2218-E032-017), NT 250,150, funded by the NSC-NRC Collaborative Research Program (Taiwan—Canada), Aug. 1, 2001 to July 31, 2004.

(5)External Collaborator, Indexing, Matching, and Retrieval of 3D Models, funded by National University of Singapore, 2002.

(6)Visiting Researcher, Human-Centered Collaborative Knowledge Sharing Systems, funded by the Advanced Research Center for Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan, 2004 – 2006.

(7) Co-Principle Investigator, CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) Project, 100,000 RMB, founded by Google’s Education Group, 2012.