Grants & Funding

The following tables list main external grants of our department awarded during the recent 10 years.

RGC General Research Fund (GRF) Grant
Principle Investigator Project Title
2018  Prof. Chan, Ngai-hang  Inference for Multiple Change-Points of High-Dimensional Time Series 
2018  Prof. Fang, Xiao  Cramér-Type Moderate Deviations by Stein's Method 
2018  Prof. Poon, Wai-yin  Adaptive treatment allocation strategies in clinical studies with survival and categorical data 
2018  Prof. Sit, Tony  Censored Quantile Regression with Time-dependent Covariates and Other Extensions 
2018  Prof. Song, Xinyuan  Bayesian scalar- and latent factor-on-image regression with nonignorable nonresponses 
2018  Prof. Wei, Yingying  Bayesian Methods for Time-to-event Data on a Social Network 
2017  Prof. Fan, Xiaodan   Automatic Detection of Differentially Methylated Regions Based on Array or Sequencing Data 
2017  Prof. Yam, Sheung-chi Phillip   New Kinds of Forward-backward Stochastic Systems with Applications 
2017  Prof. Song, Xinyuan   Semiparametric Hidden Markov Latent Variable Models for the Analysis of Multivariate Longitudinal Data 
2017  Prof. Shao, Qiman   Deep Study of Stein's Method 
2017  Prof. Yau, Chun-yip   Locally Asymptotic Minimax Estimator of Long-run Covariance Matrix 
2017  Prof. Wei, Yingying   Bayesian Graph-valued Regression 
2017 Prof. Fang, Xiao (ECS Kolmogorov Bounds for Normal and Non-normal Approximations 
2016 Prof. Cheung, Siu-hung Response-adaptive Designs in Non-inferiority Clinical Trials 
2016  Prof. Lin, Yuanyuan  Statistical inference for Quantile Regression: Nearly Semiparametric Efficient Estimation and Flexible Composite Quantile Regression 
2016  Prof. Sit, Tony  On Censored Quantile Regression 
2016  Prof. Chan, Ngai-hang  Prediction Perspectives of Nearly Non-Stationary Processes 
2016  Prof. Wei, Yingying (ECS) Statistical Modeling for Heterogeneous Dynamic Transcription Factor Networks 
2015 Prof. Chan, Ping-shing Statistical Inference and Optimal Design of System-Based Reliability Experiments
2015 Prof. Fan, Xiaodan Bayesian Integrative Clustering for Combining Vectorial Data and Network Data
2015 Prof. Yam, Sheung-chi Phillip Advance in Mean Field Theory
2015 Prof. Shao, Qiman Asymptotic Theory of Mean field Spin Glass Models
2015 Prof. Wong, Hoi-ying High Dimensional Dynamic Portfolio Selection
2015 Prof. Yau, Chun-yip Inference for Multiple Change-points in Time Series
2015 Prof. Song, Xinyuan Regression analysis of mean residual life models with latent variables
2014 Prof. Chan, Ngai-hang High-dimensional Regressions of Change-point Estimation in Time Series
2014 Prof. Cheung, Siu-hung Non-inferiority clinical trials with multiple experimental treatments
2014 Prof. Sit, Tony A unified approach to semiparametric accelerated failure time models under general biased sampling schemes
2014 Prof. Song, Xin Yuan Development of Bayesian Local Inference Methods and Related Computer Programs for Advanced Structural Equation Models
2013 Prof. Chan, Ngai-hang Statistical Inference for Nonstationary Time Series
2013 Prof. Fan, Xiaodan Bayesian Model-based Clustering of the Conformational Space of Biomolecules
2013 Prof. Lin, Yuanyuan Statistical Inference for Relative Error-based Regression: Estimation and Model Selection
2013 Prof. Shao, Qiman Multiple Hypothesis Testing and Theory of Moderate Deviations
2013 Prof. Yau, Chun-yip Efficient estimation in multiple-regime threshold models
2012 Prof. Yam, Sheung-Chi Phillip Advanced Topics In Multivariate Risk Management In Finance and Insurance
2012 Prof. Yau, Chun Yip Change-point estimation in complicated stochastic systems
2012 Prof. Cheung, Siu-hung Adaptive treatment allocation schemes using urn models in clinical studies
2012 Prof. Poon, Wai-yin A unified location-scale-family modeling approach for multiple group analysis with ordinal responses
2011 Prof. Song, Xin Yuan Transformation Structural Equation Models for Analyzing Highly Non-normal Data
2011 Prof. Wong, Hoi-ying Applications and Theories of Co-integration Dynamics for Financial Mathematics
2010 Prof. Chan, Ping-shing Progressively hybrid censoring schemes
2010 Prof. Chan, Ngai-hang Empirical Likelihood and Jacknife Methods for Time Series
2010 Prof. Cheung, Siu-hung Power, correct decision and sample size determination in multiple testing
2010 Prof. Shao, Qiman Normal and Non-normal Approximation by Stein's Method
2009 Prof. Fan, Xiaodan Bayesian Data Integration Approach for Cell-Cycle Gene Network Inference
2009 Prof. Lee, Sik Yum Developments of Nonparametric Structural Equation Models and Related Computer Programs
2009 Prof. Lee, Thomas C. M. Self-Consistency: A Unified Approach for Handling Missing Data in Nonparametric and Model Selection Problems
2009 Prof. Song, Xin Yuan Inference for DTARCH and FARCH Models Based on Composite Weighted Quantile Regression
2009 Prof. Wong, Po Shing Credit Risk Bucketing with Fixed Zones of Probability of Default

External Grants from Other Major Funding Sources
Investigator (Role) Fund Category:
Project Title
2017  Prof. Yau, Chun Yip (PI)  Data-driven Evaluation of Used Cars 
2016 Prof. Fan, Xiaodan (Co-PI) Theme-based Research Scheme:
Gastric cancer genomics and beyond – moving from patient samples to 3D organoid cultures for integrative genomics analysis, drug sensitivity assays, cell biological studies and animal models
2015 Prof. Shao, Qiman (PI)

Croucher Conference:
4th Institute of Mathematical Statistics - Asia Pacific Rim Meeting (IMS-APRM)

2013 Prof. Cheung, Siu Hung (PI) Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education:
Intermediate Statistics: Survey Sampling and Data Analysis
2013 Prof. Fan, Xiaodan (Co-I) Theme-based Research Scheme:
An Integrated Trans-omics Approach to Diabetic Cardio-renal Complications: From Novel Discoveries to Personalized Medicine
2013 Prof. Chan, Ngai Hang (Co-I) Collaborative Research Fund:
Syndromic Surveillance and Modeling for Infectious Diseases
2012 Prof. Poon, Wai Yin (Co-I) Education Bureau:
Programme for International Student Assessment 2015 in Hong Kong
2010 Prof. Fan, Xiaodan (Co-I) Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF) Grant:
Developing a Platform to Deliver Personalized Healthcare Using Genotype-based Risk Algorithms to Predict Diabetes and Diabetic Complications
2009 Prof. Chan, Ngai Hang (Co-I) Collaborative Research Fund:
Self-cognizant Prognostics for Electronics-rich Systems
2009 Prof. Fan, Xiaodan (Co-I) UGC Areas of Excellence Scheme:
Institute of Network Coding
2009 Prof. Wong, Po Shing (Co-I) Health and Health Services Research Fund:
Establish Spirometric Reference Standards for Preschool Children in Hong Kong