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2016 Research Grants Competition - Results by Evaluation Group

Engineering (RTI)
Applicant Name Institution Program Title Term Awarded Amount
Abatzoglou, Nicolas
Department
Génie chimique et génie biotechnologique
Université de Sherbrooke RTI Rhéologie des matériaux utilisés dans des procédés de granulation humide 1 $149,955.00
Acker, Stacey
Department
Kinesiology
Waterloo RTI Refrigeration system to support multi-scale human biomechanics testing and modeling 1 $55,790.00
Aitchison, J. Stewart
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Toronto RTI Facility for the rapid prototyping and characterization of point-of-care diagnostic systems 1 $149,113.00
Andrews, Susan
Department
Civil Engineering
Toronto RTI Automated Solid Phase Extraction Equipment for Efficient Determination of Drinking Water Contaminants of Potential Human Health Concern 1 $49,403.00
Bahrami, Majid
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
Simon Fraser RTI Loschmidt Cell Gas Diffusivity Measurement System for Micro/Nano-structured Porous Media 1 $109,777.00
Bender, Timothy
Department
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
Toronto RTI A custom designed apparatus to enable HQP to fabricate thin film organic electronic devices with a low sample mass requirement. 1 $150,000.00
Benmokrane, Brahim
Department
Génie civil
Université de Sherbrooke RTI Modulated DSC for the assessing durability performance of FRP materials 1 $73,100.00
Berini, Pierre
Department
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science , School of
Ottawa RTI Tools for back-end processing in a core nanofabrication facility 1 $96,137.00
Blais, Jean-François
Department
Centre Eau, Terre et Environnement (ETE)
Institut national de la recherche scientifique RTI Spectrophotomètre d'émission atomique à plasma à couplage inductif (ICP-AES) 1 $95,271.00
Blanchet, Pierre
Department
Centre de recherche sur le bois (CRB)
Université Laval RTI Imagerie et caractérisation des surfaces de matériaux avancés à base de bois et fibres naturelles 1 $150,000.00
Briens, Cedric
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Western Ontario RTI Multipurpose Jiggled Bed Reactor (JBR) 1 $41,757.00
Champagne, Pascale
Department
Civil Engineering
Queen's RTI Continuous Centrifuge and FT-IR for the Large Scale Testing of Bio-Sourced Materials 1 $103,692.00
Chaouki, Jamal
Department
Génie chimique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RTI Optimization of a novel measurement technique for the simultaneous measurements of gaseous and liquid species compositions and phase volume fraction 1 $141,155.00
Chau, Kenneth
Department
Okanagan
British Columbia RTI Profilometer Urgently Needed to Measure Thickness of Films Made in the Applied Micro and Nanosystems Facility 1 $41,800.00
Chen, Zhongwei
Department
Chemical Engineering
Waterloo RTI Atomic Layer Deposition for Advanced Materials Development in Electrochemical Energy Research 1 $149,945.00
Chin, Ya-Huei (Cathy)
Department
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
Toronto RTI A versatile, multifunctional system for full characterizations of reaction intermediates and pathways for sustainable synthesis of smart materials and value-added chemicals 1 $141,128.00
Chow, Paul
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Toronto RTI An FPGA Cluster for High-Performance Computing, Data Centre and Networking Applications 1 $149,554.00
Czarnecki, Krzysztof
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Waterloo RTI WatAuto: Waterloo Autonomous Driving Testbed 1 $150,000.00
Dickerson, Clark
Department
Kinesiology
Waterloo RTI A Novel Focal Mechanical Tissue Testing Device 1 $91,308.00
Eberhardt, Erik
Department
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
British Columbia RTI Measurement of impact of microbial processes on fracture permeability and fluid flow in hydraulic fracture systems 1 $148,843.00
Edwards, William
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of
Calgary RTI Dynamic biaxial testing system for the fatigue and failure of bone 1 $150,000.00
Fafard, Simon
Department
Génie électrique et génie informatique
Université de Sherbrooke RTI Chemical Beam Epitaxy (CBE) Upgrade for Advanced Optoelectronic Devices 1 $145,301.00
Filleter, Tobin
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Toronto RTI Multiscale characterization platform for piezoelectric materials 1 $132,500.00
Ghaemi, Sina
Department
Mechanical Engineering
Alberta RTI High-Speed Tomographic and Three-Dimensional (3D) Imaging System 1 $143,893.00
Ghahremaninezhad, Ahmad
Department
Mining Engineering
Queen's RTI Electrochemical Quartz Crystal Microbalance 1 $25,920.00
Gosselin, Louis
Department
Génie mécanique
Université Laval RTI Test chambers for the in situ study of the performance of sustainable buildings 1 $138,222.00
Hettiaratchi, Joseph
Department
Civil Engineering
Calgary RTI Integrated GHG Emission Measurement System (IGEMS) 1 $98,190.00
Hoa, Suong
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Concordia RTI A drop-tower impact testing machine for impact studies on advanced materials 1 $125,431.00
Hoare, Todd
Department
Chemical Engineering
McMaster RTI qNano: High-Resolution Nanoparticle Size and Charge Characterization 1 $48,247.00
Hutchinson, D. Jean
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
Queen's RTI Multi-purpose high speed, high accuracy LiDAR scanner for surface and underground geomechanics assessment in harsh environments 1 $149,695.00
Jeon, Soo
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
Waterloo RTI Bimanual Assistive Robotic Platform for Neuroscience Research, Synthesized Skill Learning and Robotic Rehabilitation 1 $150,000.00
Khajepour, Amir
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
Waterloo RTI High Speed Hydraulic Actuators for Integration into Servo Motion Vibrational Testing Platform 1 $119,138.00
Konstantinidis, Dimitrios
Department
Civil Engineering
McMaster RTI 3D Vision-Based Measurement System for Multipurpose Dynamic Testing 1 $149,537.00
Kontopoulou, Marianna
Department
Chemical Engineering
Queen's RTI Compounding equipment for the environmentally friendly production of sustainable thermoplastic materials and composites. 1 $109,855.00
Laroche, Gaétan
Department
Génie des mines, métallurgie et matériaux
Université Laval RTI Confocal microscope for materials characterization 1 $150,000.00
Li, Loretta
Department
Civil Engineering
British Columbia RTI High Temperature Combustion TOC analyzer 1 $43,785.00
Long, John
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Waterloo RTI Test and Characterization of Ultra-high-speed Serial Data Links 1 $147,748.00
Mansour, Raafat
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Waterloo RTI Ion Beam Milling System 1 $144,774.00
Martinuzzi, Robert
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Calgary RTI Restoring Functionality of the Principal Research Wind Tunnel Facility 1 $57,950.00
Mi, Zetian
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
McGill RTI Equipment for Developing Boron Nitride for Deep Ultraviolet Photonics, Solar Fuels, and Solid State Lighting 1 $150,000.00
Nazhat, Showan
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
McGill RTI A unique bioplotter for the printing of cellular dense collagen and other biopolymer gels 1 $147,707.00
Neethirajan, Suresh
Department
Engineering, School of
Guelph RTI Multimode Microplate Reader for Investigation of Biofilms and Design of Biosensing Assays 1 $110,000.00
Ordonez, Martin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
British Columbia RTI Advanced Emulation and Testing of Renewable Ocean Turbines 1 $149,671.00
Passeport, Elodie
Department
Civil Engineering
Toronto RTI Radioisotope facility to track chemical & biochemical processes 1 $150,000.00
Patel, Rajnikant
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Western Ontario RTI A Robotic Platform for Modelling, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Movement Disorders 1 $116,828.00
Plant, David
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
McGill RTI Arbitrary Wave Form Generation for the Data Center Centric Internet 1 $150,000.00
Poepping, Tamie
Department
Physics and Astronomy
Western Ontario RTI Micro-PIV System for Biomedical Microfluidics 1 $149,796.00
Pope, Michael
Department
Chemical Engineering
Waterloo RTI Nano Spray Dryer for Aerosol-Assisted Assembly of Nanocomposite Powders 1 $121,904.00
Rainbow, Michael
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Queen's RTI A System for Real-Time Estimation of In Vivo Soft Tissue Properties 1 $150,000.00
Rival, David
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Queen's RTI Ultra-high-speed camera for characterization of complex fluid physics 1 $139,975.00
Rogak, Steven
Department
Mechanical Engineering
British Columbia RTI Fast-Response Broad-Spectrum Aerosol Measurement System 1 $126,000.00
Ross, Annie
Department
Génie mécanique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RTI Banc d’essai aéronautique dédié aux tests de vibration au sol 1 $150,000.00
Ross, Annie
Department
Génie mécanique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RTI Banc d'essai aéronautique dédié aux tests de vibration au sol 1 $150,000.00
Safavi-Naeini, Safieddin
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Waterloo RTI Comprehensive Repair and Upgrade of CIARS High Power Femtosecond Pulse Laser and Photo-mixing Setup 1 $120,741.00
Sarunic, Marinko
Department
Engineering Science, School of
Simon Fraser RTI Cellular imaging in the living retina with Adaptive Optics 1 $150,000.00
Selvadurai, Antony
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
McGill RTI Precision Pumps for Environmental Geomechanics Research 1 $143,263.00
Shankar, Karthik
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Alberta RTI Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectrometer for Research in Catalysis, Photocatalysis, Semiconductors, Spintronics and Nanomaterials 1 $143,032.00
Shoichet, Molly
Department
Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
Toronto RTI Key Characterization and Synthesis Tools for Defined Polymeric Hydrogels to Guide Cell Fate 1 $140,618.00
Simmons, Craig
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Toronto RTI Advanced platform to characterize the mechanical and structural properties of natural and engineered soft biomaterials 1 $149,911.00
Sinton, David
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Toronto RTI Supercharging photosynthesis with 10,000 optofluidic bioreactors - E.W.R. Steacie Fellowship Equipment Request 1 $149,549.00
Stead, Douglas
Department
Earth Sciences
Simon Fraser RTI A hyperspectral imaging system for the engineering geological characterization of rock masses 1 $150,000.00
Sun, Yu
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Toronto RTI A Precision Cell Ablation Laser for Intracellular Manipulation and Measurement 1 $149,680.00
Sundararaj, Uttandaraman
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Calgary RTI Mechanical Testing Equipment for Multiphase Polymer Blends and Nanocomposite Materials 1 $111,588.00
Szkopek, Thomas
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
McGill RTI Glove box, optical microscope and electronics for advanced 2-D materials research 1 $115,266.00
Tait, Michael
Department
Civil Engineering
McMaster RTI Performance Enhancing Components (PEC) for Multi-Disciplinary Experimental Based Research 1 $139,492.00
Takahata, Kenichi
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
British Columbia RTI 3D Thin-Film Coating for Micro/Nanodevice Study and Prototyping 1 $149,531.00
Toyserkani, Ehsan
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
Waterloo RTI Equipment for development of a novel and customized additive manufacturing (3D printing) workstation for producing heterogeneous soft tissues/implants, extracorporeal devices and prostheses 1 $148,599.00
Trifkovic, Milana
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Calgary RTI Micro-Compounding System for Polymer Nanocomposites and Bio-based Materials Research 1 $150,000.00
Tufenkji, Nathalie
Department
Chemical Engineering
McGill RTI A Langmuir-Blodgett System with Brewster Angle Microscopy and Surface Potential Sensing for Multifunctional and Advanced Materials 1 $117,515.00
Wang, Ruisheng
Department
Geomatics Engineering
Calgary RTI A UAV LiDAR Mapping System for Innovative Mapping applications 1 $120,697.00
Wilkinson, David
Department
Chemical and Biological Engineering
British Columbia RTI X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometer for Non-Destructive Elemental Analysis 1 $148,186.00
Williamson, Sheldon
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
Ontario Institute of Technology RTI STATE-OF-THE-ART TEST EQUIPMENT FOR A SMART TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION AND ENERGY RESEARCH (STEER) LABORATORY 1 $148,310.00
Wilson, David
Department
Orthopaedics
British Columbia RTI Upright Open MRI Scanner Upgrade 1 $24,353.00
Wong, Alexander
Department
Systems Design Engineering
Waterloo RTI Resolution- and Contrast-enhanced Benchtop Magnetic Resonance Imaging System for Tissue Characterization and Assessment 1 $103,036.00
WU, Ke
Department
Génie électrique
École Polytechnique de Montréal RTI Complements for Experimental Characterization Platforms of Advanced Broadband and Millimeter-Wave Circuits, Antennas and Systems 1 $148,233.00
yao, zhongwen
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Queen's RTI A state-of-the-art strain measurement system in electron microscope 1 $90,963.00
Zemp, Roger
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Alberta RTI Programmable High-Frequency Ultrasound Platform for Translational Biomedical Research 1 $150,000.00
Zeng, Hongbo
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
Alberta RTI Optical Tweezers for probing intermolecular and interparticle interactions in complex fluids with extreme sensitivity 1 $150,000.00