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2016 Research Grants Competition - Results by Evaluation Group

Physics
Applicant Name Institution Program Title Term Awarded Amount
Affleck, Ian
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Strongly Correlated Condensed Matter 5 $91,000.00
Barclay, Paul
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Hybrid quantum nanophotonics and optomechanics 5 $48,000.00
Bartel, Norbert
Department
Physics and Astronomy
York RGPIN Test of gravitational redshift and galactic and extragalactic compact radio sources with the technique of very long baseline interferometry 5 $24,000.00
Basu, Shantanu
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Formation of Stellar and Substellar Objects across the Universe 5 $69,000.00
Bazalova, Magdalena
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Victoria RGPIN Tackling physics challenges of conformal small animal image guided radiotherapy 5 $29,000.00
Beaulieu, Luc
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Experimental and Numerical Studies of Cantilever Sensors 5 $20,000.00
Bechhoefer, John
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Experimental investigations of stochastic thermodynamics 5 $48,000.00
Bernier, Martin
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Structured photonic devices for advanced sensing 5 $29,000.00
Bhardwaj, Ravi
Department
Physics
Ottawa RGPIN Ultrafast photonics - new frontier in science and technology 5 $28,000.00
Bourbonnais, Claude
Department
Physique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Low-dimensional organic and inorganic superconductors 5 $24,000.00
Branczyk, Agata
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Next-generation quantum light sources for emerging quantum technologies 5 $25,000.00
Brewer, Kimberly
Department
Diagnostic Radiology
Dalhousie RGPIN Development of Quantitative In Vivo Cellular and Molecular MR Imaging Techniques 5 $20,000.00
Brown, Jo-Anne
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Galactic Magnetism: Extended is the new Compact 5 $24,000.00
Brown, Peter
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Observational studies of small solar system bodies: origins, dynamics and structure 5 $91,000.00
Byun, Soo Hyun
Department
Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
McMaster RGPIN Advanced neutron and gamma-ray detection 5 $37,000.00
Cami, Jan
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN The role and diversity of fullerenes in space 5 $24,000.00
Carlberg, Raymond
Department
Astronomy and Astrophysics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Telescopes 5 $48,000.00
Carrier, Jean-François
Department
Physique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Advanced applications of dual-energy computed tomography in radiation oncology 5 $28,000.00
Chang, Gap Soo
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Band Engineering of Dirac Materials for Device Applications 5 $20,000.00
Cloutier, Guy
Department
Radiologie, radio
Université de Montréal RGPIN Backscatter ultrasound physics for image segmentation and biological tissue characterization 5 $37,000.00
Coish, William
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Physical quantum dynamics and quantum measurement 5 $48,000.00
Cooke, David
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Ultrafast Terahertz Light-Matter Interactions 5 $28,000.00
Coolens, Catherine
Department
Radiation Oncology
Toronto RGPIN Transport modeling for multi-modality contrast-enhanced imaging 5 $24,000.00
Côté, Michel
Department
Physique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Development of electronic structure methods for novel applications 5 $37,000.00
Cowan, Nicolas
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Observing the Atmospheres and Surfaces of Earth Analogs 5 $25,000.00
Dalnoki-Veress, Kari
Department
Physics and Astronomy
McMaster RGPIN Soft and Living Matter at Surfaces and Interfaces 5 $107,000.00
Davis, James
Department
Physics
Guelph RGPIN Model Membrane Structure, Molecular Order, Fluctuations and Dynamics 5 $20,000.00
Davis, John
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Quantum Optomechanics 5 $59,000.00
de Bruyn, John
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Soft matter physics of polymer-based materials and proteins 5 $28,000.00
de Montigny, Marc
Department
Campus Saint
Alberta RGPIN Kinematical Symmetries in Field Theory 5 $20,000.00
Drake, Gordon
Department
Physics
Windsor RGPIN Theory of Atomic Structure and Processes 5 $48,000.00
Drangova, Maria
Department
Medical Biophysics
Western Ontario RGPIN Multidimensional motion correction in MRI 5 $38,000.00
Faraoni, Valerio
Department
Physics
Bishop's RGPIN Challenging Einstein gravity at all scales 5 $48,000.00
Folk, Joshua
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Quantum Devices in Topologically Non-Trivial Electronic Systems 5 $69,000.00
Ford, Nancy
Department
Oral Biological and Medical Science
British Columbia RGPIN Correlative Imaging with Multi-energy X-ray Tomography 5 $21,000.00
François, Paul
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Phenotypic models and automatic science for systems biophysics 5 $48,000.00
Franz, Marcel
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Interaction Effects and Topology in Relativistic Quantum Materials 5 $48,000.00
Freidel, Laurent
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Non-locality of Quantum geometry 5 $48,000.00
Gallagher, Sarah
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Growing Supermassive Black Holes in a Young Universe 5 $24,000.00
Galstian, Tigran
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Développement des systèmes biomédicaux à la base des cristaux liquides 5 $28,000.00
Ghezelbash, Amir Masoud
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Holography for rotating black holes and supergravity solutions 5 $20,000.00
Ghose, Shohini
Department
Physics and Computer Science
Wilfrid Laurier RGPIN Analysis and control of multipartite quantum interactions for computation and communication 5 $28,000.00
Goodyear, Bradley
Department
Radiology
Calgary RGPIN Multimodal Imaging of the Brain's Dynamic Functional Connections 5 $24,000.00
Gray, Christopher
Department
Physics
Guelph RGPIN Computational Biophysics 5 $20,000.00
Gray, David
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Dynamics of Stellar Atmospheres 5 $24,000.00
Grutter, Peter
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Scanning Probe Microscopy for fundamental studies in nanoscience 5 $69,000.00
Guo, Hong
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Theoretical investigation of emerging electronic materials and devices 5 $91,000.00
Ha, Bae-Yeun
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Building physical models for biomolecular organization and interactions 5 $24,000.00
Haggard, Daryl
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Variability as a Probe of Supermassive Black Hole Accretion and Outflow 5 $25,000.00
Haljan, Paul
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Using a Trapped-Ion Simulator to Explore Mesoscopic Systems with Individual Atom Resolution 5 $24,000.00
Hamza, Abdelhaq
Department
Physics
New Brunswick RGPIN Ionospheric Turbulence, Scintillations and Space Weather Forecast 5 $20,000.00
Hatef, Ali
Department
Mathematics
Nipissing RGPIN Fundamentals and Design of Metal/Semiconductor Nanostructures for Plasmon-Enhanced Applications 5 $20,000.00
Hegmann, Frank
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Ultrafast terahertz dynamics of materials 5 $48,000.00
Heinke, Craig
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Understanding the Physics of Neutron Star Interiors 5 $69,000.00
Heinrich, Bretislav
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Spin dynamics in magnetic nanostructures 5 $54,282.00
Hewitt, Kevin
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie RGPIN Molecular holography 5 $20,000.00
Hilke, Michael
Department
Physics
McGill RGPIN Graphene Devices and New Low Dimensional Materials 5 $21,000.00
Hinshaw, Gary
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Probing Cosmology with Diffuse Background Radiation Observations 5 $57,000.00
Hoehr, Cornelia
Department
Nuclear Medicine Division
TRIUMF RGPIN Novel Production Methods of Medical Isotopes: Securing Canada’s Supply Chain 5 $20,000.00
Hoehr, Cornelia
Department
Nuclear Medicine Division
TRIUMF RGPIN Novel Production Methods of Medical Isotopes: Securing Canada's Supply Chain 5 $20,000.00
Houde, Daniel
Department
Médecine nucléaire et radiobiologie
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Adaptive optics applied to laser femtosecond filamentation for radiation sciences applications 5 $20,000.00
Houde, Martin
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Astrophysical Processes in the ISM 5 $37,000.00
Irwin, Judith
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's RGPIN Galaxy Evolution and Environment -- Disk-Halo Outflows, Feedback and Magnetic Fields 5 $20,000.00
James, Daniel
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Creation, Characterization and Application of Novel Quantum States of Light 1 $37,000.00
Johnston, Nathaniel
Department
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mount Allison RGPIN Mathematical aspects of quantum entanglement theory 5 $21,700.00
Jones, Carol
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Circumstellar Disks Surrounding Massive Stars 5 $24,000.00
Kallin, Catherine
Department
Physics and Astronomy
McMaster RGPIN Theory of Quantum Materials 5 $48,000.00
Karimi, Ebrahim
Department
Physics
Ottawa RGPIN Quantum Structured Waves - QSW 5 $29,000.00
Kavelaars, JJ
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Victoria RGPIN The physical and dynamical properties of the Kuiper belt as a probe of the processes of planet formation. 5 $48,000.00
Kee, Hae-Young
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Discovery of New Quantum Materials: Topological Metals, Insulators, and Superconductors 5 $57,000.00
Kempf, Achim
Department
Applied Mathematics
Waterloo RGPIN The Physics of Information 5 $37,000.00
Kieffer, Jean-Claude
Department
Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunication
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN High laser field effects and laser-produced plasmas in a near QED regime 5 $69,000.00
Kieser, William
Department
Physics
Ottawa RGPIN Advanced Instrumentation for Research in Accelerator Mass Spectrometry 5 $24,000.00
Kildea, John
Department
Medical Physics Unit
McGill RGPIN Neutron-induced Carcinogenic Effects (NICE)-an examination of the biophysics underlying neutron carcinogenesis 5 $25,000.00
Kildea, John
Department
Medical Physics Unit
McGill RGPIN Neutron-induced Carcinogenic Effects (NICE)—an examination of the biophysics underlying neutron carcinogenesis 5 $25,000.00
Koustov, Alexandre
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Plasma flows, electric fields and currents in the Earth’s ionosphere 5 $28,000.00
Koustov, Alexandre
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Plasma flows, electric fields and currents in the Earth's ionosphere 5 $28,000.00
Laflamme, Raymond
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Quantum Error Correction: Theory and Experiment 5 $91,000.00
Lake, Kayll
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Queen's RGPIN New approaches to the study of gravitation in relativistic astrophysics and cosmology 5 $48,000.00
Landstreet, John
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RGPIN Is it bigger than a breadbox? Probing stellar secrets by modelling spectra of magnetic and other stars 5 $28,000.00
LeBlanc, Francis
Department
Physique et d'astronomie
Université de Moncton RGPIN La diffusion des éléments dans les étoiles 5 $20,000.00
Lesur, Olivier
Department
Finances, Service des
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Optimizing technical approaches of endoscopic confocal fluorescence microscopic (ECFM) combined with smart probing for small animal studies of the lung 5 $20,000.00
Leung, General
Department
Medical Imaging
Toronto RGPIN Exploiting the Magnetic Properties of Blood 5 $20,000.00
Luican-Mayer, Adina
Department
Physics
Ottawa RGPIN Custom low-dimensional material systems explored from atom to bulk 5 $20,000.00
Maassen, Jesse
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
Dalhousie RGPIN Theory and modeling of electro-thermal transport in nanoscale materials and devices 5 $25,000.00
MacIntosh, Bradley
Department
Medical Biophysics
Toronto RGPIN Perfusion and pulsatility techniques to study aerobic fitness effects on the brain 5 $28,000.00
Malac, Marek
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Physics of electron microscopy and its applications 5 $28,000.00
Martel, Anne
Department
Medical Biophysics
Toronto RGPIN Robust classification techniques for medical imaging 5 $28,000.00
Martin, James
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Cold Rydberg atoms 5 $28,000.00
Marzlin, Karl-Peter
Department
Physics
St. Francis Xavier RGPIN Noise in mesoscopic quantum systems 5 $20,000.00
MASUT, Remo
Department
Génie physique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Design, synthesis and advanced characterization of functional materials and devices 5 $28,000.00
Matthews, Brenda
Department
Research Services, Office of
Victoria RGPIN On the origins and composition of planetesimals through studies of circumstellar disks 5 $24,000.00
Ménard, Jean-Michel
Department
Physics
Ottawa RGPIN Ultrafast dynamics of quantum phase transitions 5 $29,000.00
Metlitski, Max
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Waterloo RGPIN Correlated Quantum Systems: Topological Phases, Non-Fermi-liquids and Entanglement 5 $33,000.00
Miskovic, Zoran
Department
Applied Mathematics
Waterloo RGPIN Interactions of nanostructures with matter and with external probes 5 $48,000.00
Moffat, Anthony
Department
Physique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Massive Stars as Cosmic Engines 5 $24,000.00
Morris, Denis
Department
Physique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Nanostructured solid-state materials: from fundamental properties to optoelectronic technologies 5 $25,000.00
Mueller, Markus
Department
Applied Mathematics
Western Ontario RGPIN Quantum correlations in the context of space-time physics 5 $29,000.00
Naylor, David
Department
Physics & Astronomy
Lethbridge RGPIN Astronomical imaging spectroscopy at far-infrared wavelengths 5 $93,000.00
O'Dea, Christopher
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Manitoba RGPIN Active Galactic Nuclei Feedback in Galaxies and Clusters of Galaxies 5 $28,000.00
O'Reilly, Meaghan
Department
Medical Biophysics
Toronto RGPIN Targeting Ultrasound Therapy to the Spine 5 $25,000.00
Page, John
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Manitoba RGPIN Wave Physics of Complex Mesoscopic Materials 5 $57,000.00
Paramekanti, Arun
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Transition Metal Oxides: Emergent Phases and Interfaces 5 $48,000.00
Parraga, Grace
Department
Medical Biophysics
Western Ontario RGPIN Inhaled gas and Ultra-short/zero-echo time MRI of pulmonary airways and airspaces for modelling the morphometry and biomechanical properties of pulmonary parenchyma and airways 5 $57,000.00
Patera, Jiri
Department
Mathématiques et de statistique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Fourier transforms on multidimensional lattices and their exploitation in physics 5 $37,000.00
Patton, David
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Trent RGPIN Multi-wavelength Observations and Hydrodynamical Simulations of Interacting Galaxies 5 $28,000.00
Plume, Rene
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Calgary RGPIN Towards a Global Understanding of High and Low Mass Star Formation 5 $20,000.00
Plumer, Martin
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Simulations of Complex Order in Thin-Film Magnetic Systems 5 $20,000.00
Polson, James
Department
Physics
Prince Edward Island RGPIN Computer simulation of polymers in confined and crowded environments 5 $24,000.00
Rauscher, Alexander
Department
Pediatrics
British Columbia RGPIN Anisotropy effects of the magnetic resonance signal of biological tissue. 5 $28,000.00
Reimer, Michael
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Waterloo RGPIN Nanoscale photonic devices to store, process, and transfer quantum information 5 $29,000.00
Reinsberg, Stefan
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Imaging Methods of Tissue Physiology 5 $24,000.00
Reulet, Bertrand
Department
Physique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Generation of non-classical electromagnetic field by a coherent conductor / Génération de champ électromagnétique non classique par un conducteur cohérent 5 $37,000.00
Rheinstadter, Maikel
Department
Physics and Astronomy
McMaster RGPIN Structure and Dynamics of Biomaterials 5 $29,000.00
Richer, Harvey
Department
Physics and Astronomy
British Columbia RGPIN Doing Physics in the Cores of Globular Star Clusters 5 $69,000.00
Saad, Nasser
Department
Mathematics & Statistics
Prince Edward Island RGPIN Developing Special Functions tools for contemporary problems in physics 5 $20,000.00
Sadeghi-Naini, Ali
Department
Medical Biophysics
Toronto RGPIN Development of ultrasound-based integrated techniques for biomechanical and bioacoustical characterization of tissue 5 $25,000.00
Santato, Clara
Department
Génie physique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Interfaces and Charge Transport in Melanin Thin Films and Devices 5 $37,000.00
Shalchi, Andreas
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Manitoba RGPIN Transport of Cosmic Rays in the Universe 5 $28,000.00
Sharp, Jonathan
Department
Oncology
Alberta RGPIN Magnetic Resonance Imaging using Radiofrequency Phase Gradients 5 $25,000.00
Simard, Luc
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Victoria RGPIN Galaxy Evolution: In Theory and In Practice 5 $24,800.00
Simmons, Stephanie
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN A photonic link for silicon donor-based quantum technologies 5 $29,000.00
Sivakoff, Gregory
Department
Physics
Alberta RGPIN Accretion & Relativistic Jet Physics in Accreting Compact Objects 5 $24,000.00
Sivanandam, Suresh
Department
Astronomy and Astrophysics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Advancing Experimental Methods for Studying Galaxy Formation and Evolution 5 $20,000.00
Smolyakov, Andrei
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN Fluctuations, structures and transport in magnetized plasmas 5 $57,000.00
So, Aaron
Department
Medical Biophysics
Western Ontario RGPIN Image Reconstruction and Processing in Dynamic Computed Tomography 5 $20,000.00
Sonier, Jeffrey
Department
Physics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Muon Studies of Quantum Materials and Novel States of Matter 5 $37,000.00
St. Aubin, Joel
Department
Medical Physics Division
Alberta RGPIN Deterministic dose calculations for adaptive real-time MRI guided radiotherapy 5 $20,000.00
Stikov, Nikola
Department
Génie électrique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN A multi-modal framework for characterizing myelin microstructure 5 $20,000.00
Summers, Danny
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Studies in Radiation Belt Physics 5 $48,000.00
Tabard-Cossa, Vincent
Department
Physics
Ottawa RGPIN ELUCIDATING the FUNDAMENTALS of BIOMOLECULAR TRANSPORT through NANOPORES 5 $38,000.00
Teymurazyan, Aram
Department
Physics
Regina RGPIN Nuclear imaging technologies; Imaging from plants to humans 5 $20,000.00
Theberge, Jean
Department
Medical Biophysics
Western Ontario RGPIN Optimizing detection of glutamate functional magnetic resonance spectroscopy signals in the human brain 5 $21,000.00
Thibault, Simon
Department
Physique, génie physique et optique
Université Laval RGPIN Advanced optical design tools for high resolution imaging 5 $37,000.00
Thompson, Richard
Department
Biomedical Engineering
Alberta RGPIN Development of Novel Methods for Tissue Characterization in the Heart with Ultrasound Imaging 5 $20,000.00
Thomson, Rowan
Department
Physics
Carleton RGPIN Computational techniques for studying the interactions of radiation with matter and applications in radiotherapy physics 5 $28,000.00
Thywissen, Joseph
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN The Emergence of Order in Ultracold Quantum Gases 5 $69,000.00
Tse, John
Department
Physics and Engineering Physics
Saskatchewan RGPIN High pressure phenomenona and Materials Design 5 $48,000.00
Vidal, François
Department
Centre Énergie, Matériaux et Télécommunications (ÉMT) Varennes
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RGPIN Numerical plasma physics for the beauty of complexity and for novel applications 5 $24,000.00
Vutha, Amar
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Precision measurements using atoms and molecules 5 $29,000.00
Wade, Gregg
Department
Physics
Royal Military College of Canada RGPIN Magnetic fields and stellar evolution 5 $57,000.00
Waller, Edward
Department
Energy Systems & Nuclear Science, Faculty of
Ontario Institute of Technology RGPIN Radiation Environment Characterization for Emergency Preparedness and Response 5 $48,000.00
Wallin, Stefan
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography
Memorial Univ. of Nfld RGPIN Computational studies of conformational switching in proteins: function and evolution 5 $20,000.00
Wells, Roger
Department
Medicine, Faculty of
Ottawa RGPIN Improving accuracy in multi-pinhole single-photon emission computed tomography 5 $24,000.00
Winternitz, Pavel
Department
Mathématiques et de statistique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Group theory and nonlinear phenomena in physics 5 $37,000.00
Witczak-Krempa, William
Department
Physique
Université de Montréal RGPIN Dynamics and entanglement near quantum phase transitions 5 $29,000.00
Wortis, Rachel
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Trent RGPIN Strong interactions and disorder in electron systems 5 $24,000.00
Yee, Howard
Department
Astronomy and Astrophysics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Galaxy Evolution and Environment 5 $37,000.00
Zeng, Bei
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
Guelph RGPIN Correlation and Entanglement in Quantum Systems 5 $28,000.00
Zilman, Anton
Department
Physics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Understanding mechanisms of biological transport and signaling for nanotechnology applications. 5 $20,000.00