3.1.2. Grant Capture at NTU (2014-today): SGD 592.68K as PI

 

RESEARCH GRANTS (about SGD 385.68K as PI)

 

 

Period

 

Title of the

Research Project (Funding Institution)

Total Amount of Budget Nr. of Participants  

Position and Responsibilities of the Applicant

 

2018

May 1

 

 

2018

August 31

 

Museum Experiential Guide. (Digimagic Pte Ltd from the DigiMuse Open Call 2018 DigiMagic)

 

S$8K

 

3

Principal Investigator with Joty Shafiq Rayhan (NTU SCSE and Xie Lihua (NTU SEEE) as Co-PI at NTU. It is part of a SGD 20K competitive seed grant awarded to Donald Lim (Manager, Digimagic Pte Ltd).

A demo of the MEG was sowcased at the National Museum of Singapore from 4 to 26 August 2018.

 

2018

June 1

 

 

2021

May 21

 

Accelerating the Knowledge Turn from Graphene Research to Innovative Technology. (Nanyang Technological University Singapore, TIER 2 Grant Call 2/2017. MOE2017-T2-2-075)

 

S$440K

 

3

Co-Principal Investigator with Khor Khiam Aik. Principal Investigator Cheong Siew Ann (NTU SPMS)

Ongoing.

 

2018

April 30

 

 

2018

May 19

 

Visiting Scholar, Dr. Alexey Frolov, Institute of World History, Russian Academy of Sciences (Singapore Nanyang Technological University, 50% Center for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences and 50% School of Art, Design and Media)

 

S$6K

 

2

Initiator

Ongoing.

Localisation and homogenisation of the list of toponyms from Russian historical sources to be integrated into the “Data consolidation…” TIER 1 research data base.

 

2017

Oct. 1

 

 

2020

Sept. 30

 

Data Consolidation for Interactive Global Histories (1205-1533) within the NTU National and International Research Network: Towards an NTU Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Data-Driven Agent-Based Modelling and Simulations for Historical Sciences. (Nanyang Technological University Singapore, TIER 1 Grant Call 1/2017)

 

S$74.25K

 

4

Principal-Investigator

Ongoing.

 

2017

May 1

 

 

2018

June 30

 

Maritime Silk Road. Past, Present and Future. A projection mapping concept design project for the dome theatre (Guangzhou Ruifeng Culture & Communication Co., Ltd)

 

RMB

300K (about S$65K)

 

6

Principal-Investigator

NTU-ADM provided the concept design for the animation to the contractor of the 2017-2021 Guangzhou International Light Festival. The production will be made by the Guangdong Academy of Fine Arts.

 

2016

April 1

 

 

2017

March 31

 

Provenance and Validation from the Humanities to Automatic Acquisition of Semantic Knowledge and Machine Reading for News and Historical Sources Indexing/Summary: The New Silk Road as a Showcase. (Microsoft Research)

 

S$27K

 

6

Principal-Investigator

Impact: See here international conferences and publications.

The project has developed research hubs in Russia, Oman, and South Africa.

 

2016

March 14

 

 

2016

July 30

 

Maps as Knowledge Aggregators: from Renaissance World Maps to Bing Maps (Microsoft Azure for Research)

 

US$10K (about S$13.5K)

 

6

Principal-Investigator

Impact: A previous one-year grant has been exceptionally extended. The project is developing research hubs in Oman (Muscat) and Russia (Moscow).

 

2015

Nov. 1

 

 

2018

Aug. 31

 

Heritage and Innovation in digital identity design practices: the “business card” for global Internet communities (TFO Pte Ltd, Singapore)

 

S$30K

 

2

Principal-Investigator

Impact: the research developed a template for heritage conservation communities.

 

2015

Nov. 1

 

 

2016

Jan. 31

 

Animated installations and other creative solutions to increase cultural heritage experiences in the underground time corridor of Xixia Tomb Museum (Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, PRC) (Beijing Top Production Co., Ltd)

 

RMB

300K (about S$62K)

 

5

Principal-Investigator

Impact: the grant funded a PhD student practical project, which allowed him to test a new consept design process for animated installations in immersive spaces to enhance cultural heritage experiences in China.

 

2015

Aug. 11

 

 

2016

Aug. 10

 

Lighting Design of Paintings (Reggiani SpA Illuminazione, Italy)

 

S$30K

 

6

Principal-Investigator

Impact: MA student tuition fees and practical project 2015-2017. Activation of a Research collaboration with the National Gallery of Singapore and the Asian Civilisations Museum of Singapore for experiments on the users’ reception of different lighting design settings.

 

2015

March 14

 

 

2016

March 13

 

Maps as Knowledge Aggregators: from Renaissance World Maps to Bing Maps (Microsoft Azure for Research)

 

US$20K (about S$27.53K)

 

6

Principal-Investigator

Impact: According to the Jan. 2016 data, Microsoft Azure funded projects are 87 in Asia and 663 in the world (since the launch of the programme in March 2014)

2 FYP students, 1 PhD student, 1 Microsoft Blog

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/msr_er/2016/01/29/bringing-together-history-and-data-science-with-microsoft-azure/

 

2014

Sept.

 

 

2015

June

 

Augmenting Microsoft Bing Search through Automatic Narratives in the Interactive Global Histories (Microsoft Research)

 

US$20K

(about S$25.4K)

 

6

Principal-Investigator

Impact: See here international conferences and publications.

 

2014

April 1

 

 

2016

March 31

 

Engineering Historical Memory. Interactive Global Histories 1205-1533 as a Scalable Case Study (Nanyang Technological University Singapore, New Faculty Start-Up Grant)

 

S$35K

 

1

Principal-Investigator

Impact: international conferences and publications. The project has developed research hubs in Australia, US, Italy, and China.

 

2014

Feb.

 

 

2014

Dec.

 

AR and Heritage Science: visualization processes and environments for knowledge transmission and decision making (Singapore Nanyang Technological University Incentive Scheme for larger grants applications)

 

S$5K

 

1

Principal-Investigator

Impact of total S$156K of successful larger grants applications: Microsoft Research (May 2014: 28K); Microsoft Azure (December 2014: 28K); Singapore MPA and NTU-Para Limes (Oct. 2014: 50+50K for the “Exploring Maritime Heritage Dynamics” conference, NTU, 18-20 Nov. 2015).

I also applied for MOE2015-T2-1-107, unsuccessfully.

 


 

CONFERENCE GRANTS (about SGD 219K as PI)

 

 

Period

 

Title of the

event (Funding Institution)

Total Amount of Budget Nr. of Organisers  

Position and Responsibilities of the Applicant

 

2018

Nov.

 

 

2018

Nov.

 

3-day event on “Dancing over Ideas of Research for a Responsible Innovation” (19-21 November 2018) held at NTU-ADM (NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity SGD 3,000, NTU-King’s College London Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities Research SGD 1,923, NTU Centre for Asian Art and Design SGD 3,963, University of Applied Arts Vienna in kind, King’s College London in kind, and the Embassy of Austria to Singapore, in kind)

 

about

S$9K

 

4

Scientific Coordinator with Peer Sathikh

Impact: 2 special issues of journals

 

2017

Aug.

 

 

2017

Oct.

 

Workshop on “Pre-Colonial History” (2-5 October 2017) held at the JIAS (Nanyang Technological University Singapore President’s Office)

 

about

S$20K

 

10

Scientific Coordinator with Peter Vale

Impact:

 

2016

March

 

 

2016

Sept.

 

Satellite Session on “Complexity History” held at the CSS 2016 in Amsterdam (Nanyang Technological University Singapore Complexity Institute)

 

about

S$15K

 

2

Scientific Coordinator with Siew Ann Cheong

Impact: http://ehmazure.cloudapp.net/case_studies/complexity-for-history-and-history-for-complexity/

 

2015

March

 

 

2015

Oct.

 

Satellite Session on “Complexity History” held at the CSS 2015 in Arizona (Nanyang Technological University Singapore Complexity Institute)

 

about

S$15K

 

2

Scientific Coordinator with Siew Ann Cheong

Impact: http://ehmazure.cloudapp.net/case_studies/complexity-for-history-and-history-for-complexity/

 

2015

Feb.

 

 

2016

Jan.

 

3rd Singapore Heritage Science Conference (Nanyang Technological University Singapore Para Limes)

 

about

S$50K

 

2

Scientific Coordinator with Siew Ann Cheong

Impact: See APPENDIX 3 Documentation

 

2014

Feb.

 

 

2015

Nov.

 

Maritime Heritage Dynamics – Special Edition of the Singapore Heritage Science Conference (Nanyang Technological University Singapore Para Limes – Singapore Maritime and Port Authority – Resorts World at Sentosa Private Limited)

 

about

S$80K

 

2

Scientific Coordinator with Siew Ann Cheong

Impact: See APPENDIX 3 Documentation

 

2014

Feb.

 

 

2015

Jan.

 

2nd Singapore Heritage Science Conference (Nanyang Technological University Singapore Para Limes)

 

about

S$30K

 

2

Scientific Coordinator with Siew Ann Cheong

Impact: See APPENDIX 3 Documentation

 

3.1.2. Other Research Grants (1999-2013)

(received as a project leader or a participant)

 

 

Period

 

Title of the

Research Project (Funding Institution)

Total Amount of Budget Nr. of Participants  

Position and Responsibilities of the Applicant

 

2013

Oct.

 

 

2015

Sept.

 

Interactive learning space for the development of entrepreneurial skills in cultural assets and heritage (European Union -Leonardo Da Vinci Programme – Transfer of Innovation)

 

about

€400K

 

20

 

Project Manager on behalf of the Maniatakeion Foundation (Greece, project partner)

Impact: the project is supporting start up companies in the region (see the Manatakeion Foundation website)

 

2013

March

 

 

2014

Jan.

 

1st Singapore Heritage Science Conference (Singapore Nanyang Technological University Complexity Programme)

 

about

S$30K

 

2

 

Scientific Coordinator with Siew Ann Cheong

Impact: See APPENDIX 3 Documentation

 

2012

 

 

2015

“History of social violence in Crete and the Ionian islands during the early modern and modern period (15th-18th centuries)”, co-funded by the Greek Government and the EU (European Social Fund, NSRF 2007-2013–Programme for Development) under the Operational Programme “Education and Lifelong Learning”  

about

€140K

 

5

 

Scientific collaborator to the project leader Prof. Dr. Nikolaos E. Karapidakis (Corfu, Ionian University)

Impact: PostDoc scholarship

 

2010

 

 

2012

Venice Eye of the World. Experimental database (University of Venice strategic research projects) about

€25K

 

8

 

Project designer and Co-PI

(Dept. of Humanities and European Centre for Living Technologies)

Impact: See publication #54.

 

2005

 

 

2010

Informatization of Archival records (Italian Ministry of Culture) about

€200K

 

8

 

Assistant Director

Impact: See online website of Italian Ministry of Culture and the ‘Archivio di Stato di Ravenna’.

 

2004

 

 

2006

Symbols of excellence and social hierarchy between Rome and Constantinople (University of Bologna – Fundamental Research Grants) about

€60K

 

6

Research Collaborator (for Venetian documents and chronicles) of Prof. Antonio Carile PI at Bologna University (Dept. of Cultural Heritage Conservation)
 

2004/09

 

 

2004/12

The Marsili collection in the Biblioteca Universitaria di Bologna and the Eastern Roman Empire heritage (University of Bologna – Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation research contract) about

€9K

 

1

 

Principal Investigator

Impact: See e-books.

 

2004

 

 

2006

Circulation of people and ideas in the Mediterranean and their cultural heritage, between the Mediterranean and the Orient through the lens of the archaeological excavations, the chronicle and figurative documentation (University of Bologna – Plurennial Research Grants for Departments)  

€20K

 

42

Research Collaborator (for Venetian chronicles) of Prof. Antonio Carile PI of the Research Project (Dept. of Cultural Heritage Conservation)
 

2002

 

 

2004

Virtual Library of Venetian Chronicles (Italian Ministry of Culture Project) about

€1M

 

12

Assistant Director of Scientific Coordinator of the project Prof. Antonio Carile (Dept. of Cultural Heritage Conservation) on behalf of the Oriani Foundation (Ravenna)
 

2002

 

 

2004

Sacred and profane trade: cultural and ideological interactions between the Adria Sea coasts and their cultural heritage (University of Bologna – Fundamental Research Grants) about

€60K

 

6

 

Research Collaborator (for Venetian documents and chronicles) of Prof. Antonio Carile PI at Bologna University (Dept. of Cultural Heritage Conservation)

 

2001

 

 

2003

Interculturality and cultural, hystorical, political and religious interaction between East and West from Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages (Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research – Research Projects of National Interests) about

€316K

 

12

 

Research Collaborator (for Venetian documents and chronicles) of Prof. Antonio Panaino PI of the national project and of the Bologna University research unit (Dept. of Cultural Heritage Conservation)

 

2001

 

 

2003

Byzantium in Mediterranean cultural heritage context, with particular attention to the connections of the North Adriatic regions with Constantinople, Asia Minor, and the Black Sea (University of Bologna – Fundamental Research Grants) about

€250K

 

12

Research Collaborator (responsible for prototypes of virtual archives for epigraphs) of Prof. Antonio Carile at Bologna University (Dept. of Cultural Heritage Conservation)

Impact: See e-books, start cup competition award, and spin-off company establishment.

 

2001

 

 

2002

Modon, Coron and the Oinoussai Islands: the strategic junction of the Mediterranean East-West sea routes (Fifth-Fifteenth centuries) (University of Bologna – Young Researchers Project) about

€4K

 

1

 

Principal Investigator (Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation)

Impact: See here conferences #28, 28, 32, and 33 and publications #8, 9, and 16.

 

2000

 

 

2001

Synergic interpretation of Venetian written records and Greek archaeological heritage (Twelfth-Fifteenth centuries): Modon, Coron and the Oinoussai Islands as a case study. (University of Bologna – Young Researchers Project) about

€3.5K

 

1

 

Principal Investigator (Department of Cultural Heritage Conservation)

Impact: See here conferences #19 and 20, e-book #3, and publications #7 and 14.

 

1999

 

 

2001

Venetian Coastal fortifications and harbor structures in the Mediterranean: Europe’s cultural heritage in the historical and cartographic documentation (EU-Raphael) about

€250K

 

12

 

Assistant Director of the Research Team of the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation

 

2000

 

 

2002

FEDRO-Multispectral Photography and Digital Image Processing for manuscripts (Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research, Italian Ministry of Culture, and European Union) about

€1,5M

 

22

 

Assistant Director (Industry-University negotiations) and Research Collaborator (Responsible for Venitian archival documents) of Prof. Antonio Carile, scientific supervisor of the project on behalf of University of Bologna (Dept. of Cultural Heritage Conservation)

 

1999

 

 

2000

GIANO-Application of innovative graphics and image processing for complex systems to art-historical and virtual museums with multimedia systems (Italian Ministry of University and Scientific Research, EU, ENEA) about

€1M

 

18

 

Research Collaborator (Responsible for prototypes of virtual archives for epigraphs and manuscripts). PI Prof. Antonio Carile at Bologna University (Dept.of Cultural Heritage Conservation).

 

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