Jiannong Cao

Fellow of IEEE (Computer Society)
Member of ACM
Senior Member of CCF

BSc (Nanjing University)
MSc, Ph.D. (Washington State University)

Department of Computing
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Office: PQ817, Mong Man Wai Building
Office No.: (852) 2766 7275
Fax No.: (852) 2774 0842
Email: csjcao@polyu.edu.hk
http://www.comp.polyu.edu.hk/~csjcao

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-2725-2529
Scopus Author ID: 7403354073


Research And Industrial Grants Obtained

As Principal Investigator


Total Grants received as PI (PolyU) since 1997: HK$41,712,603 (including 14 GRF, 3 ITF, and 1 NSFC grants)

S/N

Project Title

Period

Funding Scheme

Amount

Remarks

1

Demand Dispatching for Emerging On-demand Services: A Data Driven Approach

01/2018-

12/2020

HK PolyU HK RGC General Research Fund (GRF)

HK$875,000

2

Urban Computing: Big Data Processing and Analytics

01/2018-

01/2020

HK PolyU Hong Kong Scholars Program

HK$315,000

3

Declarative Programming and Runtime Support for Distributed Coordination of Multirobot Systems

01/2017-

12/2018

HK PolyU Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

HK$150,000

GRF 2016/17 Rated 3.5

4

Dynamic Computation Partitioning for Multi-user Mobile Cloud Applications

01/2016-

12/2018

HK RGC General Research Grant (GRF)

HK$845,033

with an additional of HK$136,672 University's Matching Fund (HK$683,361 x 20%), and earmarked item of HK$12,500 for Undergraduate Student

5

Mining of Massive Traffic Data in Urban Environment

01/2016-

12/2017

HK PolyU University's Support for Application of Major Research Funding

HK$400,000

 

6

Advanced Wireless Communication Technology for Integrated Monitoring of High Speed Railways

10/2015-

04/2017

HK PolyU Projects of CNERC

HK$500,000

sub-project of CNERCs of CEE Prof. Yiqing Ni

7

Cross-disciplinary Big Data Processing and Analytics

07/2015-

06/2018

HK PolyU Project of Strategic Importance

HK$3,000,000

with an additional of $25,000 undergraduate allowance from University

8

Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining: Making Sense of Big Data in Education

07/2015-

06/2017

HK PolyU Learning and Teaching Committee - Institutional Teaching Development Project

HK$972,000

 

9

Modelling and Programming of Coordination in Distributed Intelligent MEMS

02/2014-

02/2016

Hong Kong Scholars Program

HK$315,000

 

10

Unconsciously Collaborative Crowd Intelligence Based Social Events Geo-Information Inference and Spatial Correlation Study
(基于群体无意识协作的社会事件地理信息推断及空间关联)

01/2014-

12/2018

NSFC Key Project Grant

RMB3,000,000

with additional of HK$377,850 Matching Grant for China Projects from the University

11

A General Scalable Framework for Integrating Big Data Programming Models with Unified Abstraction

01/2014-

12/2016

HK RGC General Research Grant (GRF)

HK$500,000

with an additional of HK$25,000 central research grant from University

12

Distributed Proactive Adaptation for Ubiquitous Interactive Objects

01/2014-

12/2015

HK RGC Germany/HK Joint Research Scheme

HK$90,000

 

13

A Framework for Performance Measurement and Optimization for Mobile Cloud Applications

12/2013

IBM Shared University Research Grant

USD15,000
(HK$115,800)

in form of donation

14

s-Helmet – A Proactive Construction Safety Management System Based on Real-Time Localization

05/2013-

10/2014

HK Construction Industry Council (CIC) - Research Project

HK$1,138,500

 

15

Coordination and Computation in Distributed Intelligent MEMS

03/2013-

02/2016

HK RGC ANR/RGC Joint Research Scheme

HK$1,390,600

 

16

Searching and Browsing Cyber-Physical Objects

01/2013-

12/2016

HK RGC NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme

HK$1,016,658

 

17

Programming Model and Execution Framework for Developing Mobile Cloud Applications

01/2013-

12/2015

HK RGC General Research Grant (GRF)

HK$905,420

with an additional of HK$25,000 central research grant from University

18

A Simulation Environment for Pervasive Networking and Computing

01/2012-

12/2014

HK RGC General Research Grant (GRF)

HK$1,218,000

with an additional of HK$25,000 central research grant from University

19

A Versatile Wireless Sensor Network Platform for Structural Health Monitoring

01/2012-

01/2014

Hong Kong Scholars Program

HK$315,000

 

20

Cloud Computing for Mobile Social Applications

11/2011-

10/2014

Microsoft HK

HK$19,500

 

21

Programming Pervasive Computing Middleware based on Ubiquitous Interacting Objects

01/2011-

12/2013

HK RGC General Research Grant (GRF)

HK$945,000

with an additional of HK$20,000 central research grant from University

22

Dynamic Collaborative Event Processing in Distributed Systems

01/2011-

12/2012

HK RGC France/HK Joint Research Scheme

HK$61,200

 

23

uWare: Building Pervasive Computing Middleware Based on Ubiquitous Interacting Objects

04/2010-

04/2011

Mainland University Joint Supervision Scheme

HK$150,000

with Peking University

24

A Versatile Wireless Sensor Network Platform for Structural Health Monitoring

03/2010-

08/2011

HK ITC Innovation and Technology Support Programme (ITF - ITSP - Tier 3)

HK$862,000

 

25

Integrated Cross-layer Support for Adaptive Internet Applications in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

02/2010-

02/2012

HK PolyU Fund for GRF Project Rated 3.5 (CRG)

HK$105,000

GRF Fundable but not funded

26

Security Solutions for Ubiquitous and Seamless Internet Access over Heterogeneous Wireless Networks

04/2009-

03/2011

HK ITC Guangdong-HK Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (ITF - ITSP - TCFS)

HK$5,085,000

with an additional of HK$700,000 sponsorship

27

A Ubiquitous Searching and Browsing Framework

04/2009-

02/2010

Nokia Research Center (Beijing)

HK$215,520

 

28

High-Performance Publish/Subscribe Middleware for Wireless Sensor Networks

01/2009-

12/2011

HK RGC General Research Grant (GRF)

HK$466,016

with an additional of HK$30,000 central research grant from University

29

iShadow: Build Context-awareness System in Pervasive Computing Environment

04/2008-

04/2009

Mainland University Joint Supervision Scheme

HK$150,000

with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

30

Structural Health Monitoring using Wireless Sensor Network

02/2008-

02/2012

HK PolyU Niche Areas

HK$823,814

 

31

Distributed Cooperative Sensing and Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks for Target Tracking Applications

09/2007-

08/2009

HK RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG)

HK$424,600

with an additional of HK$30,000 central research grant from University

32

Seamless Communication and Mobility in Advanced Heterogeneous Wireless Network

04/2007-

04/2009

HK ITC Guangdong-HK Technology Cooperation Funding Scheme (ITF - ITSP - TCFS)

HK$4,998,984

with an additional of HK$900,000 sponsorship

33

Design of High-Performance Publish / Subscribe System for Mobile Computing Environments

09/2006-

08/2009

HK RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG)

HK$805,200

with an additional of HK$30,000 central research grant from University

34

Models and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks in Structural Health Monitoring

06/2006-

05/2008

HK PolyU Research Grants for Interdisciplinary/ Collaborative Research

HK$319,900

 

35

New Models and Protocols for Cooperation Problems in Distributed Computing Systems

01/2006-

12/2007

HK RGC France/HK Joint Research Scheme

HK$43,974

 

36

Consistency of Cooperative Caching in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

12/2005-

12/2007

HK RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG)

HK$359,224

with an additional of HK$30,000 central research grant from University

37

Test-bed for Wireless Sensor Network Research and Applications

2005-

2007

HK PolyU Large Equipment Fund

HK$701,204

 

38

Design of Network Topology and Routing Protocols for Wireless Mobile Communications

02/2005-

01/2006

HK PolyU Central Research Grant (Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme)

HK$652,000

 

39

Middleware Support for Mobile Agent-Enabled Mobile Computing

11/2004-

10/2006

HK RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG)

HK$339,414

 

40

Design of Reliable Wireless Sensor Networks with Applications in Intelligent Buildings

08/2004-

07/2006

HK PolyU Research Grants for Interdisciplinary/ Collaborative Research

HK$180,000

with an additional of HK$20,000 central research grant from University

41

QoS Mobile Group Communications - A Unifying Framework

12/2003-

12/2005

HK RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG)

HK$377,149

with an additional of HK$20,000 central research grant from University

42

Middleware for Collaborative, Location-Aware Mobile Applications

09/2003-

08/2005

HK PolyU Research Grants for Interdisciplinary/ Collaborative Research

HK$250,000

 

43

Design of Fault Tolerant Mobile Agent Systems

12/2002-

12/2004

HK RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG)

HK$413,404

with an additional of HK$20,000 central research grant from University

44

A Software Environment for Simulating Mobile Agent Algorithms

05/2002-

04/2004

HK PolyU ICRG (Internal Allocation of Competitive Research Grants)

HK$235,625

 

45

Design of High-performance Interconnection Networks for Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems

12/2001-

12/2003

HK PolyU Central Research Grant (Research Fellowship Matching Fund)

HK$814,740

 

46

Cooperating Mobile Agents: A Novel Approach to Designing Distributed Control Algorithms

12/2001-

12/2003

HK RGC Competitive Earmarked Research Grant (CERG)

HK$387,248

with an additional of HK$20,000 central research grant from University

47

Design of Efficient Mobile Agent Communication Protocols

06/2001-

05/2003

HK PolyU Research Grants for Interdisciplinary/ Collaborative Research

HK$200,000

 

48

MAWSG: A Mobile Agent Enabled Web Server Group Approach to Providing High-Performance Web Services on the Internet

12/2000-

11/2002

HK RGC Direct Allocation

HK$200,000

CERG in 2000 - Fundable but not funded

49

Support for Dynamically Configurable Distributed Software Using the Graph-Oriented Programming Approach

10/2000-

09/2002

HK PolyU Department of Computing Direct Allocation

HK$804,000

 

50

A Unifying Framework for Backward Error Recovery in Distributed Systems

06/2000-

05/2001

HK PolyU Departmental General Research Fund

HK$50,000

 

51

A Unified Framework for Backward Error Recover in Distributed Systems

2000-

2001

HK PolyU Department of Computing Small Grant

HK$50,000

 

52

Optimization Issues in the Design of Hierarchical Distributed Systems

06/1998-

08/1999

HK RGC Direct Allocation

HK$210,220

 

53

Design of Configuration Algorithms for Hierarchical Distributed Monitors

12/1997-

11/1998

HK PolyU Departmental General Research Fund

HK$52,805