grants

research funding
awards


research funding

  1. iMOVE Project (2021-2024)
    • 5-032 - Automated Farm-to-Shop Freight Quality Monitoring and Assurance System
    • Chief Investigators: J. Khan, L. Ong, Q. Vuong, D. Ngo
    • Granting body: iMOVE CRC
    • Amount awarded: AUD 120,000
  2. NEWstar Program (2019-2021)
    • Chief Investigator: L. Ong
    • Granting body: The University of Newcastle
    • Amount awarded: AUD 20,000
  3. Discovery Project (2019-2021)
    • DP190100770 - Information-theoretic secure communications via caching
    • Chief Investigators: L. Ong, P. L. Yeoh, S. J. Johnson, J. Kliewer
    • Granting body: Australian Research Council
    • Amount awarded: AUD 420,000
  4. Discovery Project (2015-2017)
    • DP150100903 - New strategies to transmit data: Coping with exponential growth in demand
    • Chief Investigators: S. J. Johnson, L. Ong, G. Lechner
    • Granting body: Australian Research Council
    • Amount awarded: AUD 355,100
  5. Faculty Strategic Pilot Grant (2015)
    • Simultaneous wireless information and power transfer: Getting ready for the Internet of Things
    • Chief Investigators: D. Ngo, L. Ong, R. Middleton
    • Granting body: The University of Newcastle
    • Amount awarded: AUD 5,000
  6. Deputy-Vice-Chancellor (Research) Research Support for Future Fellow
    • Chief Investigator: L. Ong
    • Granting body: The University of Newcastle
    • Amount awarded: AUD 60,000
  7. Future Fellowship (2014-2018)
    • FT140100219 - Readying Wireless Networks for Future Communications Systems: From Ubiquitous Computing to the Internet of Things
    • Chief Investigator: L. Ong
    • Granting body: Australian Research Council
    • Amount awarded: AUD 656,967
  8. Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) (2012-2014)
    • DE120100246 - Achieving High-Speed Wireless Communication Networks through Joint Channel and Network Coding
    • Chief Investigator: L. Ong
    • Granting body: Australian Research Council
    • Amount awarded: AUD 375,000
  9. Discovery Project (2010-2012)
    • DP1093114 - Optimising Cooperation in Multiterminal Wireless Networks
    • Chief Investigators: S. J. Johnson and L. Ong
    • Granting body: Australian Research Council
    • Amount awarded: AUD 150,000
  10. New Staff Grant (2010-2011)
    • Chief Investigator: L. Ong
    • Granting body: The University of Newcastle
    • Amount awarded: AUD 10,000
  11. Travel Grant (2008, 2013, 2014)
    • Granting body: The University of Newcastle
    • Total amount awarded: AUD 4,700


awards

  1. Exemplary Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Communications (2016 & 2017)

  2. Future Fellowship, Australian Research Council (2014-2018)

  3. Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence, The University of Newcastle (2013)

  4. Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research Publications, The University of Newcastle (2013)

  5. Pro Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Research Performance, The University of Newcastle (2013)

  6. Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA), Australian Research Council (2012-2014)

  7. NUS Research Scholarship, National University of Singapore (2004-2007)

  8. Graduate Scholarship, University of Cambridge (2002-2003)

  9. Vice-Chancellor’s List, National University of Singapore (2001)

  10. Gold Medal, The Institute of Engineers Singapore (2001)

  11. Book Prize, Lucent Telecommunications (2001)

  12. Talent Development Programme, National University of Singapore (1998)

  13. Dean’s List, National University of Singapore (in all undergraduate semesters (1997-2001))

  14. NUS Scholarship, National University of Singapore (1997-2001)

  15. ASEAN Scholarship, Singapore Public Service Commission (1995-1996)

  16. Certificate of Distinction, American Mathematics Competition (1996)

  17. Certificate of Distinction, Australian Mathematics Competition (1996)