Curriculum Vitae

Grants and Awards

Major Research Grants
  • Research Grants Committee, Hong Kong, General Research Fund (GRF)
    • "Development and validation of novel biomarkers for carotid atherosclerosis quantification and monitoring using a carotid atlas". Completed.
    • "Spatiotemporal carotid plaque and vessel wall characterization in 3D ultrasound images for stroke risk stratification and sensitive assessment of novel therapies". On-going.
    • "Development of a deep convolutional neural network for carotid artery disease assessment and monitoring in 3D ultrasound". On-going.
  • National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
    • "Development and generation of carotid atlases for quantitative and localized monitoring and assessment of carotid artery disease". Completed.
  • Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Committee
    • "Detection and localization of prostate cancer foci from multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging". Completed.

  • Municipal Science and Technology Project Award, Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Committee, China. (2016).
  • Travel award, Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health’s (ICRH) Young Investigators Forum, May 8-10, 2008, Montreal, Quebec.
  • Conference Finalists of the Michael B. Merickel Best Student Paper Awards, SPIE Medical Imaging 2008, San Diego, USA.
  • Delegate, Dragon 100 Young Chinese Leaders Forum - 2007 study trip.
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarships (2002-2003, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008)
  • CIHR Strategic Training Fellows (2004-2006)
  • Faculty of Engineering Entrance Fund Scholarships (University of Waterloo) (2001-2002), University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship (2002)
  • Student Peer Assistance Undergraduate Bursaries (University of Calgary) (1997, 1998, 2000)
  • Talisman Energy Bursary (University of Calgary) (1997)