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Research Grants and Awards

JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Early Career Scientists

Funding Agency: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Duration: 2019 - 2021 

Amount: JP¥4,160,000

Principal Investigator: Dr. Zilu Liang

The Interstellar Initiative

Funding Agency: Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) & The New York Academy of Sciences

Duration: 2018 - 2019 

Amount: JP¥2,300,000

Early Career Investigators: Dr. Kasai Atsushi (Osaka University, Japan), Dr. Reinhard Friedemann (TU Munich, Germany), Dr. Zilu Liang

JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Startup

Funding Agency: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Duration: 2016 - 2018 

Amount: JP¥2,990,000

Principal Investigator: Dr. Zilu Liang

Co-Investigators: Dr. Bernd Ploderer (QUT, Australia), Dr. Mario Alberto Chapa-Martell (CAC, Japan)

AIST Grant for Early-Career Researchers

Funding Agency: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)

Duration: 2016 - 2018 

Amount: JP¥5,000,000

Principal Investigator: Dr. Zilu Liang

Co-Investigators: Dr. Takuichi Nishimura (AIST, Japan), Dr. Mario Alberto Chapa-Martell (CAC, Japan), Dr. Bernd Ploderer (QUT, Australia)

Microsoft BizSpark

As Finalist of Japan Business Model Competition, Mar 2015

Duration: Mar 2015 - Mar 2018

Amount: Microsoft Azure Cloud credits equivalent to US$27,000

U-Tokyo Skill Up Travel Grant for Female Faculty 2018

Duration: Sep 2018

Amount: JP¥400,000

Asian Dean's Forum 2018: The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop Travel Grant

Duration: Oct 2018

Amount: JP¥150,000

U-Tokyo Skill Up Travel Grant for Female Faculty 2017

Duration: Oct 2017

Amount: JP¥116,000

Merit Award

Singapore Challenge: The Science of Future Cities, A*STAR Singapore, Sep 2015

Amount: SG$5,000

Young Researcher Award

IEICE Technical Committee on Information Management, Mar 2015

Japan Venture Capital Association Award

Japan University Venture Grand Prix, Dec 2014

Science Slam Japan Finalist

EURAXESS Links Japan, Oct 2014

Best Paper Award

The 18th International Conference on System Science, Sep 2013

Best Student Paper Award

The 18th International Conference on System Science, Sep 2013

Best Poster Award

The University of Tokyo Symposium, Jul 2013

Young Researcher Award

IEICE Technical Committee on Network Software, Jan 2012

Harashima Award

Electrical and Electronic Information Research Foundation of Japan, Jun 2011

Outstanding Graduate

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Jul 2009

Best Paper Award

China National Conference on Wearable Computing and Mobile Computing, Jun 2009

First Place Prize

National English Contest for College Students, Apr 2009

Outstanding Student

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Dec 2006

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Scholarships and Fellowships

Endeavour Research Fellowship

Australian Government, May 2015– Nov 2015

SEUT Research Assistant Fellowship

The University of Tokyo, Apr 2013 – Mar 2015

Global COE Fellowship

Japanese Government, Oct 2011 – Mar 2014

Nagashima Exchange Study Scholarship

The University of Tokyo, Sep – Dec 2012

JASSO Honors Scholarship

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), Mar – Sep 2012

Non-Japanese Graduate Scholarship

College Women’s Association of Japan (CWAJ), Apr 2011 – Mar 2012 

IARU Sustainable Campus Exchange Fellowship

University of Oxford, Aug – Sep 2010

MEXT Scholarship

Japanese Government, Oct 2009 – Sep 2010

China National Scholarship

Chinese Government, Apr – Jul 2009

JASSO Exchange Scholarship

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO), Apr 2008 – Mar 2009

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