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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Evaluation Group

Physics
Applicant Name Institution Program Title Term Awarded Amount
Adamson, Robert
Department
Biomedical Engineering, School of
Dalhousie RGPIN Development of akinetic swept-source OCT for middle ear imaging 5 $35,000.00
Afshordi, Niayesh
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Novel Astrophysical Windows into Fundamental Physics 5 $42,000.00
Andrews, Gordon
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Brillouin Light Scattering Studies of Two-Dimensional Layered Materials Systems 5 $22,000.00
Bao, Xiaoyi
Department
Physics
Ottawa RGPIN Applications of Nonlinear Fiber Optics 5 $63,000.00
BARCLAY, PAUL
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary EQPEQ Coherent actuation of diamond optomechanical devices 1 $107,450.00
Barmaki, Samira
Department
Campus de Shippagan
Université de Moncton RGPGP Manipuler les corrélations électroniques avec des impulsions lasers attosecondes afin de contrôler la dynamique des électrons de coeur et de valence dans les atomes et molécules 5 $28,800.00
Beaudoin Bertrand, Julien
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Waveform Synthesis of Attosecond Optical Pulses: A Common Route to Attosecond Pump-Probe Spectroscopy and Nanoscopy in Aqueous Solution 5 $33,000.00
Bechhoefer, John
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser EQPEQ High-speed feedback trap 1 $64,500.00
Belarouci, Ali
Department
Génie électrique et génie informatique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Thermal circuits 5 $22,000.00
Berciu, Mona
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Nonperturbative methods for studying dressed quasiparticles and their effective interactions in strongly-coupled systems 5 $55,000.00
Beyea, Steven
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie EQPEQ Radio frequency shielded booth for multimodal imaging facilities. 1 $23,404.00
Boley, Aaron
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Stars, Planets, and Debris (StarPlanD): The formation of planets and planetary systems 5 $33,000.00
Bouchard, Hugo
Department
Physique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Accurate Monte Carlo simulation of megavoltage beams coupled to external magnetic fields 5 $19,000.00
Bovy, Jo
Department
Astronomy and Astrophysics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN The Milky Way's disk in the age of Gaia 5 $33,000.00
Bradley, Colin
Department
Mechanical Engineering
Victoria RGPIN Adaptive Optics for Advanced Astrophysical Instrumentation 5 $42,000.00
Bradley, Michael
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Laboratory and Synchrotron Measurements of Electromagnetic Phenomena in Nanostructured Materials 5 $22,000.00
Burke, Sarah
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia EQPEQ Low noise, flexible control system for Quasiparticle Interference measurements by low-temperature Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy 1 $136,980.00
Chau, Kenneth
Department
Okanagan
British Columbia RGPIN New Frontiers in Plasmonic Metamaterials: Flat-Lens Microscopy and Tractor Beaming 5 $24,000.00
Chen, Jeff
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Theoretical study of soft matter systems 5 $19,000.00
Chettle, David
Department
Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
McMaster RGPIN Development of non destructive elemental analyses of bulk samples using techniques derived from atomic and nuclear physics 5 $35,000.00
Choi, Kyung Soo
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Extreme quantum nonlinear optics with strongly coupled atoms and photons 5 $27,000.00
Choi, Kyung Soo
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo EQPEQ Development of laser system for coherent control of quantum information with ultracold Rydberg atoms 1 $150,000.00
Côté, Daniel
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Technologies for real-time molecular and cellular imaging in live animals 5 $42,000.00
Cunningham, Ian
Department
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western Ontario RGPIN Design principles for advanced new low-dose photon-counting x-ray detectors for medical radiography 5 $30,000.00
Curiel, Laura
Department
Electrical Engineering
Lakehead RGPIN Enhancing high intensity focused ultrasound molecule delivery using molecular imaging 5 $19,000.00
Dalnoki-Veress, Kari
Department
Physics and Astronomy
McMaster EQPEQ Atomic Force Microscope for Soft Condensed Matter Laboratory 1 $149,500.00
Damascelli, Andrea
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia EQPEQ Ultra-low-vibration closed-cycle cryostat for laser-ARPES and STM 1 $115,974.00
Davidsen, Joern
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Physics of complex systems: emergent properties and dynamical networks 5 $46,000.00
de Sousa, Rogério
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Victoria RGPIN Theory of multiferroic materials and their heterostructures 5 $36,000.00
Dehaes, Mathieu
Department
Radiologie, radio
Université de Montréal RGPIN Development of new bedside optical imaging methods for non-invasive assessment of brain injury in neonates 5 $22,000.00
Devic, Slobodan
Department
Medical Physics Unit
McGill RGPIN Advanced Radiochromic Film Based Dosimetry Techniques in Radiation Therapy and Diagnostic Radiology 5 $28,000.00
Di Francesco, James
Department
Science, Faculty of
Victoria RGPIN Filaments, Clumps, and Disks: Investigating the Origins of Star- and Planet-Forming Structures in Molecular Clouds 5 $35,000.00
Dignam, Marc
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's RGPIN Nonlinear and Quantum Optics of Nanostructures 5 $36,000.00
Dubowski, Jan
Department
Génie électrique et génie informatique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Photonic sensing platform based on photocorrosion of III-V semiconductor microstructures 5 $35,000.00
El Khakani, My Ali
Department
Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (ÉMT) Varennes
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN Nanostructured materials: laser/plasma based synthesis, nanohybridization and integration into photoactive devices 5 $42,000.00
Emberly, Eldon
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Statistical physics models for the regulation of the structure of chromatin 5 $28,000.00
Enger, Shirin
Department
Medical Physics Unit
McGill RGPIN Monte Carlo track structure applications in microdosimetry and radiation response 5 $19,000.00
Evstigneev, Mykhaylo
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Building the bridge from atomistic to stochastic modelling of nanoscale friction phenomena 5 $22,000.00
Forde, Nancy
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Interactive materials: guiding rational design through biomolecular characterization 5 $48,000.00
Fradin, Cecile
Department
Physics and Astronomy
McMaster RGPIN A quantitative look at protein diffusion in cells and crowded media 5 $53,000.00
Freeman, Mark
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Mesoscopic Spin Mechanics 5 $106,173.00
Frolov, Andrei
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Probing Fundamental Theories with Early Universe Observations 5 $28,000.00
Gaensler, Bryan
Department
Astronomy and Astrophysics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Radio Polarimetry: A New Window on the Magnetic Universe 5 $63,000.00
Gallo, Luigi
Department
Astronomy and Physics
Saint Mary's RGPIN Toward the event horizon with Astro-H 5 $53,000.00
Gao, Jun
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's EQPEQ A modular semiconductor characterization system to replace a legacy source measurement unit 1 $74,195.00
Gao, Jun
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's RGPIN Polymer photonic devices based on mixed ionic/electronic conductors: device and materials physics 5 $22,000.00
Gauthier, Claudine
Department
Physics
Concordia RGPIN Multi-parametric vascular and metabolic MRI for the study of cerebral plasticity 5 $22,000.00
Gervais, Guillaume
Department
Physics
McGill EQPEQ Urgent Acquisition of a Small Instrumentation Suite for a CFI-funded Dilution Refrigerator 1 $68,435.00
Goncharova, Lyudmila
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Architectures and profiling of nanomaterials with ion beams 5 $28,000.00
Gordon, Reuven
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Victoria EQPEQ New approach to probe Raman spectra of single proteins, nanoparticles and DNA 1 $69,922.00
Gour, Gilad
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
Calgary RGPIN Quantum Resource Theories 5 $42,000.00
Goyal, Sidhartha
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Understanding the population structure and fate of large rapidly evolving populations 5 $22,000.00
Hamel, Deny
Department
Physique et d'astronomie
Université de Moncton RGPIN Cascaded downconversion for multi-photon entanglement and quantum information processing 5 $27,000.00
Harroun, Thad
Department
Physics
Brock RGPIN Biophysical aspects of vitamin E 5 $35,000.00
Hirose, Akira
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Fusion research with the STOR-M tokamak 5 $28,000.00
Hoffman, Jennifer
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Growth & Spectroscopic Imaging of Interface Superconductivity 5 $71,000.00
Holdsworth, David
Department
Medical Biophysics
Western Ontario RGPIN Development of integrated software tools for image-based fabrication and finite-element modeling 5 $30,000.00
Hughes, Stephen
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's RGPIN Fundamental Studies of Light-Matter Interactions in Quantum Nanophotonics 5 $77,000.00
Hutter, Jeffrey
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Biominerals, Fibres, and Soft Materials at the Nanoscale 5 $22,000.00
Jackel, Brian
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Geospace systems 5 $22,000.00
Jay-Gerin, Jean-Paul
Department
Médecine nucléaire et radiobiologie
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Theoretical studies of physical and chemical aspects of primary processes in fundamental radiobiology 5 $46,000.00
Jennewein, Thomas
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Quantum photonics devices for quantum communications 5 $30,000.00
Jiang, De-Tong
Department
Physics
Guelph RGPIN Synchrotron X-ray Studies on Atomic and Electronic Structure of Matter: Li-ion Battery Cathode Materials 5 $25,000.00
Jirasek, Andrew
Department
Okanagan
British Columbia RGPIN Optical and dosimetric technologies for radiation therapy 5 $42,000.00
Johnstone, Douglas
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Victoria RGPIN Star Formation: Following the Evolutionary Sequence from Cloud Assembly through Protostars and Circumstellar Disks 5 $28,000.00
Karshafian, Raffi
Department
Physics
Ryerson RGPIN Interaction of ultrasonically-stimulated microbubbles with biological membranes 5 $22,000.00
Kassner, Andrea
Department
Medical Imaging
Toronto RGPIN Understanding brain energy metabolism and cerebral blood flow using advanced MRI approaches 5 $35,000.00
Kéna-Cohen, Stéphane
Department
Génie physique
École Polytechnique de Montréal EQPEQ Universal streak camera for versatile time-resolved spectroscopy 1 $150,000.00
King, Scott
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Manitoba RGPIN Novel RF MRI Technologies 5 $23,000.00
Kirczenow, George
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Nanoscale Physics 5 $36,000.00
Korotkin, Dmitry
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
Concordia RGPIN Integrable systems, moduli spaces and spectral geometry 5 $41,500.00
Kubiznak, David
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Black hole physics: hidden symmetries, thermodynamic analogies, and analogue gravity systems 5 $24,000.00
Kycia, Jan
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Studying Quantum Materials and Devices at Low Temperatures 5 $71,000.00
Laule, Cornelia
Department
Radiology
British Columbia RGPIN The influence of myelin ultrastructure in determining magnetic resonance contrast 5 $25,000.00
Leslie, Sabrina
Department
Physics
McGill EQPEQ Visualizing and Directing Dynamic DNA Nanostructure Assembly With Single-Molecule Resolution 1 $150,000.00
Levesque, Ives
Department
Medical Physics Unit
McGill RGPIN Integrated Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Radiation Therapy Applications 5 $22,000.00
Lewis, Laurent
Department
Physique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Physical properties of materials at the nanoscale 5 $36,000.00
Lupascu, Adrian
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo EQPEQ Equipment for fast turnaround experiments with quantum devices in a dilution refrigerator 1 $119,607.00
Lvovsky, Alexander
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Quantum technology of light and atoms 5 $53,000.00
MacKay, Alex
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Proton Magnetic Resonance of Biological Systems 5 $48,000.00
Makarov, Vadim
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo EQPEQ High-speed oscilloscope for next-generation quantum information processing and communication 1 $150,000.00
Mandelis, Andreas
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Toronto RGPIN Development of advanced dynamic imaging technologies for biomedical diagnostics and industrial non-destructive testing 5 $77,000.00
Mann, Robert
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Spacetime Curvature and Quantum Information 5 $63,000.00
Martin-Martinez, Eduardo
Department
Applied Mathematics
Waterloo RGPIN Relativistic Quantum Information and Technologies 5 $29,000.00
Martinu, Ludvik
Department
Génie physique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Smart nanostructured optical coatings prepared by pulsed plasma techniques 5 $53,000.00
Matsen, Mark
Department
Chemical Engineering
Waterloo RGPIN Theory, simulations and applications for nanostructured polymeric materials 5 $53,000.00
McCurdy, Boyd
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Manitoba RGPIN Modeling the transport of photons from source to detector as a means of improving radiation therapy by enhanced utilization of kV and MV x-ray imaging 5 $24,000.00
McLean, Alastair
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's RGPIN Microscopy of Functional Molecules 5 $28,000.00
Meldrum, Alkiviathes
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Whispering gallery mode microcavities for photonic sensing applications 5 $28,000.00
Ménard, David
Department
Génie physique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Electromagnetic properties of ferromagnetic micro and nanowires for magnonics 5 $35,000.00
Messaddeq, Younès
Department
Centre d'optique, photonique et laser
Université Laval RGPIN Exploring the limits of glass optical fibers 5 $42,000.00
Milner, Valery
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia EQPEQ Fast digital oscilloscope for the development of ultrafast magnetic nano-switch with molecular superrotors 1 $150,000.00
Milstein, Joshua
Department
Chemical and Physical Sciences (Mississauga)
Toronto EQPEQ Slicing Through Cells with Three-Dimensional Super-Resolution Microscopy 1 $26,611.00
Moewes, Alexander
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Band gap and electronic structure of 2D-systems, spinelectronics and ultra-hard materials studied with synchrotron-based soft X-ray Spectroscopy and Density Functional Theory 5 $35,000.00
Moisan, Michel
Department
Physique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Caractérisation expérimentale et modélisation des décharges entretenues par des champs HF (RF et micro-ondes), conception de nouveaux types de décharges HF et applications des décharges HF à certaines études ou procédés 5 $28,000.00
Morandotti, Roberto
Department
Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (ÉMT) Varennes
Institut national de la recherche scientifique EQPEQ State-of-the-art metrological source at telecom wavelengths for the calibration of ultra compact, extremely low power integrated comb sources of classical and non classical light. 1 $150,000.00
Mun, Eundeok
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Quantum Criticality of Heavy Fermion Systems 5 $45,000.00
Murugkar, Sangeeta
Department
Physics
Carleton RGPIN Optical molecular imaging for biomedical research 5 $22,000.00
Nunzi, Jean-Michel
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's RGPIN Plasmon enhanced organic light emitting diodes for laser and quantum emission 5 $42,000.00
Parker, Laura
Department
Physics and Astronomy
McMaster RGPIN The connection between galaxies and their host environments 5 $28,000.00
Peeters, Els
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN The PAH emission bands as a diagnostic tool 5 $35,000.00
Piché, Michel
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Ultrafast laser and electron pulses for high resolution imaging 5 $35,000.00
Pogosian, Levon
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Testing fundamental physics with new observations 5 $36,000.00
Rankin, Robert
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN ULF Waves and inner-magnetosphere wave-particle interactions: modelling satellite and ground-based observations 5 $42,000.00
Reznik, Alla
Department
Physics
Lakehead RGPIN Polycrystalline Lead Oxide (PbO) photoconductor: physics and application in direct conversion x-ray medical imaging detectors 5 $28,000.00
Robert, Carmelle
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Stellar Populations in Spiral Galaxies 5 $22,000.00
Rubel, Oleg
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
McMaster RGPIN Computer-aided design of functional materials for optoelectronic application 5 $24,000.00
Sabat, Ribal
Department
Physics
Royal Military College of Canada RGPIN Plasmonic Non-linear Surface Relief Nano-structures in Azobenzene-Containing Materials and Their Applications 5 $22,000.00
Samokhin, Kirill
Department
Physics
Brock RGPIN Theory of noncentrosymmetric and other unconventional superconductors 5 $19,000.00
Sawicki, Marcin
Department
Astronomy and Physics
Saint Mary's RGPIN Evolution of Galaxies Across Mass and Time 5 $28,000.00
Scott, Douglas
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Cosmology through correlations 5 $63,000.00
Seahra, Sanjeev
Department
Office of Research Services (ORS)
New Brunswick RGPIN Observational signatures of quantum gravity 5 $19,000.00
Sénéchal, David
Department
Physique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Quantum cluster methods for strongly correlated materials 5 $30,000.00
Simon, Christoph
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Quantum optics: fundamental tests and quantum technology 5 $63,000.00
Sivak, David
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Efficient energy and information transduction in microscopic nonequilibrium systems 5 $29,000.00
Siwick, Bradley
Department
Head Office
McGill EQPEQ Advanced RF - Femtosecond Laser Synchronization for Ultrafast Electron Diffraction 1 $131,215.00
Smolin, Lee
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Dynamics and phenomenology of quantum gravity 1 $19,000.00
Soteros, Christine
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Lattice Models of Polymers: Entanglement Complexity and Confined Geometries 5 $22,000.00
Spencer, Locke
Department
Physics & Astronomy
Lethbridge RGPIN Imaging the Far-Infrared Astrophysical Universe 5 $22,000.00
Stauffer, Allan
Department
Physics and Astronomy
York RGPGP Theoretical and computational studies of electron and positron collisions with atomic and molecular systems 5 $19,000.00
Steinberg, Aephraim
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto EQPEQ Nonlinear Optics in the Quantum Regime, Based on Ultracold Rydberg Atoms 1 $150,000.00
Steinberg, Aephraim
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Experimental Quantum Information, Quantum Measurement, and Quantum Foundations With Entangled Photons and Ultracold Atoms 5 $77,000.00
storry, cody
Department
Physics and Astronomy
York RGPIN Atomic physics of simple atoms of matter and antimatter. 5 $40,000.00
Thibault, Simon
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Next generation of super resolution imaging techniques 1 $24,000.00
Thiessen, Jonathan
Department
Medical Biophysics
Western Ontario RGPIN Multimodal Metabolic Imaging with Hybrid Positron Emission Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (PET/MRI) Systems 5 $22,000.00
Thywissen, Joseph
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto EQPEQ Exploring the Planck limit of dissipation with ultracold two-dimensional samples 1 $86,700.00
Tittel, Wolfgang
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary EQPEQ Cryostat for real-world quantum repeaters 1 $150,000.00
Tittel, Wolfgang
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Merging nano, rare-earths, and nonlinear crystals: key technology for large-scale quantum networks 5 $71,000.00
Tomanek, Boguslaw
Department
Oncology
Alberta RGPIN The design of a light and compact magnet for MRI 5 $32,000.00
Tulin, Sean
Department
Physics and Astronomy
York RGPIN The Dark Matter Universe 5 $33,000.00
Vallée, Réal
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Mid-Infrared photonic sources and devices 5 $42,000.00
Walton, Mark
Department
Physics & Astronomy
Lethbridge RGPIN From Conformal Field Theory to Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information 5 $19,000.00
Webb, Tracy
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Multiwavelength Studies of Galaxy Evolution 5 $22,000.00
Wiebe, Christopher
Department
Chemistry
Winnipeg RGPIN Exotic Magnetism in Geometrically Frustrated Magnets Under Extreme Conditions 5 $42,000.00
Yurtsever, Aycan
Department
Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (ÉMT) Varennes
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN NOVEL TWO-DIMENSIONAL MATERIALS CAPTURED IN SPACE AND TIME 5 $33,000.00