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2013 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Waterloo
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Abanin, Dmitry A
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Quantum transport, spintronics, and strongly correlated states in Dirac materials 1505 5 $30,000.00
Aboulnaga, Ashraf AI
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Systems and Algorithms for Big Data Analytics 1507 5 $25,000.00
Al-Mayah, Adil AO
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Integration of imaging and mechanics of FRP/structural materials couples for structural rehabilitation and design 1509 5 $22,000.00
Anderson, William WA
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Aerosol Formation and Control in UV Air Treatment 1511 5 $22,000.00
Balogh, Michael ML
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN New insight on the galaxy formation process from the star formation histories of satellite galaxies 1505 5 $32,000.00
Baugh, Jonathan D
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Electron and nuclear spins at the frontiers of nanotechnology and quantum information science 1505 5 $41,000.00
Beazely, Michael A
Department
Pharmacy, School of
RGPIN Molecular mechanisms and physiological consequences of growth factor receptor transactivation in the central nervous system 1501 5 $30,000.00
Bernard, Carole C
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Optimal Decision Making and State-dependent Preferences 1508 5 $19,000.00
Bhattacharya, Kankar K
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Integration of Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs) and Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) into Smart Distribution Grids 1510 5 $35,000.00
Bizheva, Kostadinka K
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Multimodality optical coherence tomography for non-invasive imaging of the structure, function and metabolism of biological tissue 1505 5 $32,000.00
Brenning, Alexander AJ
Department
Geography and Environmental Management
RGPIN Statistical geocomputing 1506 5 $27,000.00
Brzezinski, Andrew A
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Materials systems for engineering optical and fluidic devices fabricated via three-dimensional nanoscale interference lithography 1511 5 $25,000.00
Burkov, Anton A
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Topological order in quantum materials 1505 5 $25,000.00
Burns, Catherine M
Department
Systems Design Engineering
RGPIN Understanding Adaptive Interfaces 1509 5 $28,000.00
Charles, Trevor TC
Department
Biology
RGPIN Genetic control of alfalfa infection by the nitrogen fixing symbiotic bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti 1501 5 $50,000.00
Chaudhuri, Sujeet SK
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN THz/sub-mm Wave Technology: Design and Characterization Tools for Wave guides and Devices 1510 5 $24,000.00
Cherney, Edward A
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Advanced composite dielectric materials for use in the transmision of electrical power by direct current 1510 5 $22,300.00
Childs, Andrew AM
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Algorithms for quantum computers 1507 5 $44,000.00
Choh, Vivian VCP
Department
Optometry, School of
RGPIN Physiological optics and biomechanics of the vertebrate lens 1502 5 $25,000.00
Cleve, Richard RE
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Quantum information and complexity theory 1507 5 $36,000.00
Csima, Barbara BF
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Computability Theory and its Applications 1508 5 $15,000.00
Danckert, James A
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Examining the cognitive and neural bases of boredom. 1502 5 $50,000.00
Daun, Kyle KJ
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Laser-Based Metrology for Engineered Aerosolized Nanoparticles 1512 5 $32,000.00
Davidson, Kenneth KR
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Operator algebras and operator theory 1508 5 $38,000.00
De Sterck, Hans HJM
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Multilevel Algorithms for Tensor and Network Problems 1507 5 $36,000.00
Denison, Stephanie SM
Department
Psychology
RGPIN The development of probabilistic inference in infants 1502 5 $29,000.00
Dixon, Brian B
Department
Biology
RGPIN Antigen presentation in teleost fish: consequences of a divergent evolutionary path 1502 5 $40,000.00
Dixon, Michael J
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Reward processing, motivation and emotional responding during slot machine play 1502 5 $33,000.00
Doxey, Andrew AC
Department
Biology
RGPIN Detecting protein structural and functional innovations from genomic data 1501 5 $41,000.00
Duever, Thomas TA
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Applied Statistics in Polymer Reaction Engineering 1511 5 $25,000.00
Duncan, Robin RE
Department
Kinesiology
EQPEQ Next generation sequencer 1501 1 $95,389.00
Elkamel, Ali AE
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Planning, Scheduling, and Optimal Design of Energy Systems, Process Operations, and Integrated Facilities Under Sustainability Considerations 1511 5 $44,000.00
Fischmeister, Sebastian SN
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Rigorous Empirical Performance Analysis of Embedded Systems 1507 5 $36,000.00
Fischmeister, Sebastian SN
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
EQPEQ Embedded Software Validation Laboratory 1507 1 $43,590.00
Fowler, Michael MW
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Hybrid Fuel Cell Power Train Development Considering Electrochemical Power Source Degradation 1511 5 $35,000.00
Fu, Liping L
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Intelligent Weather-Responsive Traffic Management 1509 5 $24,000.00
Fuller, David JD
Department
Management Sciences
RGPIN Equilibrium models and algorithms, with applications to energy market design, operation and policy analysis 1509 5 $28,000.00
Gaiotto, Davide Silvano A DSA
Department
Physics and Astronomy
SAPIN Investigations in quantum field theory 19 5 $53,200.00
Ganesh, Vijay V
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Next-generation Constraint Solvers for Software Engineering and Security 1507 5 $25,000.00
Gel, Yulia YR
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN On random network inference using bootstrap 1508 5 $23,000.00
Gerlich, Adrian AP
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
EQPEQ Mechanical property indentation tester 1511 1 $59,597.00
Geshnizjani, Ghazal G
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Novel Directions in Physical Cosmology: Theory versus Observations 1505 5 $21,000.00
Giesbrecht, Mark MW
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN High Performance Algorithms for Sparse and Structured Symbolic Computations 1507 5 $36,000.00
Glinka, Grzegorz G
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN A Holistic Method for Fatigue Durability and Reliability Evaluations of Engineering Machinery and Structures 1512 1 $23,000.00
Godfrey, Michael MW
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Investigating software artifact provenance 1507 5 $20,000.00
Golab, Wojciech W
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Harnessing the power of next-generation shared memory multiprocessors 1507 5 $25,000.00
Goulden, Ian IP
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Algebraic combinatorics, matrix integrals and algebraic geometry 1508 5 $34,000.00
Hawthorn, David G
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Resonant x-ray scattering and inverse photoemission in superconductors and oxide electronics 1505 5 $21,000.00
Hipel, Keith KW
Department
Systems Design Engineering
RGPIN System of Systems Engineering Methodologies for Responsible Environmental Management 1509 5 $28,000.00
Huck, Peter PM
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
EQPEQ High Performance Liquid Chromatograph Coupled to a Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC/MS/MS) for the Detection of Organic Micropollutants in Water 1509 1 $149,648.00
Hughson, Richard RL
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Dynamic cardiovascular, respiratory, cerebrovascular interactions 1502 5 $47,000.00
IOANNIDIS, Marios MA
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Multiphysics of bubbles and nanoparticles in porous media: Novel approaches to the remediation of subsurface environments contaminated by chlorinated organic substances 1509 5 $26,000.00
Jennewein, Thomas D
Department
Physics and Astronomy
EQPEQ Towards a global quantum Internet: quantum communication tools for long-range ground based interconnects to quantum satellites 1505 1 $149,110.00
Karsten, Martin M
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Simplifying the Software Infrastructure of Computer and Communication Systems 1507 5 $20,000.00
Kazerani, Mehrdad M
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Research on Enabling Technologies for Electrification of Transportation and Integration of Renewables in Remote Communities' Microgrids 1510 5 $29,000.00
Kendall, Brian B
Department
Earth & Environmental Sciences
RGPIN Molybdenum and Copper Isotope Systems as Petroleum and Paleoceanographic Tracers 1506 5 $28,000.00
Kendall, Brian B
Department
Earth & Environmental Sciences
EQPEQ Microwave digestion system and carbon-sulfur determinator for petroleum geochemistry and paleoceanography research 1506 1 $94,550.00
Koenig, Robert RT
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Information-processing limitations of quantum systems 1505 5 $23,000.00
Krivodonova, Lilia L
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Solution of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws on Cartesian Grids 1508 3 $11,000.00
Lam, Patrick P
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Combining domain-specific and general-purpose languages to improve program analysis 1507 5 $20,000.00
Larson, Katherine KS
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Strategic Interactions in Multiagent Systems 1507 5 $30,000.00
Leung, Tong KT
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Critically Needed Replacement of an Atomic Force Microscope and Nanolithography System 1504 1 $150,000.00
Li, Johnny Siu-Hang JSH
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Technical Issues in Securitization of Longevity Risk 1508 5 $15,000.00
Li, Xianguo XL
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Transport Phenomena in Energy Conversion Systems 1512 5 $65,000.00
Liang, Kun K
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Statistical methods for high-throughput genomics 1508 5 $16,000.00
MacLeod, Colin CM
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Attention, Learning, and Memory: The Fluency of Processing 1502 5 $57,000.00
Makarov, Vadim V
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Quantum hacking lab 1505 5 $32,000.00
Mariantoni, Matteo M
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Surface Codes with Superconducting Quantum Circuits: From a Topological Quantum Memory to the Quantum Emulation of the Fermi-Hubbard Model 1505 5 $32,000.00
Mariantoni, Matteo M
Department
Physics and Astronomy
EQPEQ Adiabatic Demagnetization Refrigerator for the Characterization of High-Performance Superconducting Quantum Circuits 1505 1 $150,000.00
Mark, Jon JW
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Cooperative Communications and Networking: Coordinated Base Station Access, Secure Relay-based Cooperation, Cooperative Cognitive Radio Networks 1510 5 $35,000.00
McIlroy, William WE
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Central Nervous System Control of Dynamic Stability 1502 5 $57,000.00
Medley, John JB
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Tribological Stimulation of Agarose/Chondrocyte Constructs for Tissue Engineering Applications 1512 5 $26,000.00
Meiering, Elizabeth EM
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Capillary differential scanning calorimeter 1504 1 $137,924.00
Melko, Roger RG
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Entanglement and Emergence in Simulations of Quantum Matter 1505 5 $33,000.00
Mitran, Patrick P
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Performance limits and advanced methods in wireless networks 1510 5 $29,000.00
Moraru, Ruxandra R
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Moduli spaces of sheaves on non-Kaehler Hermitian manifolds 1508 5 $19,000.00
Murphy, Graham K
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Novel Alternative Approaches to Metallocarbene and Metallonitrene Intermediates and Their Application in Synthesis 1504 5 $32,000.00
Nairn, David DG
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Techniques for High-Performance Analog-to-Digital Converters 1510 5 $24,000.00
Neufeld, Josh JD
Department
Biology
RGPIN Expanding the frontiers of soil microbial biogeography 1501 1 $43,000.00
Nooijen, Martinus MATF
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN First principles simulations of electronic spectroscopy for larger molecules 1504 5 $69,000.00
Oakley, Richard RT
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Heavy Atom Radicals as Conductive and Magnetic Materials 1504 5 $84,000.00
Orchard, Jeff JJ
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Neural Computing with Oscillations 1507 5 $15,000.00
PAL, Rajinder R
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Turbulent Drag Reduction in Oil Pipelines Using Mixed Surfactant and Polymer Additives 1511 5 $25,000.00
Palmer, Michael M
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Structure and function of lipopeptide antibiotics and of CAMP factor, a bacterial pore-forming toxin 1501 5 $30,000.00
Poupart, Pascal P
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Lifelong Machine Learning and Sequential Decision Making for Natural Language Interfaces 1507 5 $44,000.00
Price, Jonathan S
Department
Geography and Environmental Management
RGPIN Water and mass exchanges in mosses: Towards an understanding of the movement of solutes and hydrocarbons 1506 5 $57,000.00
PRITZKER, Mark MD
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Electrochemical Deposition for Electrochemical Energy Applications 1511 5 $25,000.00
Purbhoo, Kevin K
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Classical algebraic geometry and modern combinatorics 1508 5 $19,000.00
Pushin, Dmitry DA
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Study of magnetic materials and phase transition with neutron interferometer 1505 5 $23,000.00
Radovanovic, Pavle PV
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Time-Resolved Photoluminescence Studies of Transparent Hybrid Nanomaterials for Tunable Energy-Efficient Light Emitting Materials and Devices 1504 1 $117,370.00
Ren, Carolyn CL
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Droplet-based Microfluidics - Enabling Technology Platform for High-throughput Screening of Material Synthesis, Life Science Research and Food Safety Control 1512 5 $37,000.00
Ren, Carolyn CL
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
EQPEQ A Characterization System for Microwave Sensing and Heating over Individual Nanoliter-sized Droplets 1512 1 $41,842.00
Resch, Kevin J
Department
Physics and Astronomy
EQPEQ Steacie Fellowship RTI - A pulsed laser system for exploring chirped-pulse quantum nonlinear optics and quantum memories 1505 1 $150,000.00
Rose, David DR
Department
Biology
EQPEQ Instrumentation for Protein Crystallization and Analysis 1501 1 $76,913.00
Roy, Andrι G
Department
Geography and Environmental Management
RGPIN Fluvial Processes and River Dynamics 1506 5 $40,000.00
Roy, Eric A
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Movement Context in the Planning and Control of Action Sequences 1502 1 $25,000.00
Semple, John C
Department
Biology
RGPIN Biosystematic studies and monograph of the goldenrod genus Solidago L. (Compositae: Astereae) 1503 1 $22,000.00
Shallit, Jeffrey JO
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Avoidability and Decidability in Formal Languages and Automata 1507 5 $36,000.00
Simpson, Trefford L
Department
Optometry, School of
RGPIN Human Ocular Surface Sensory Processing 1502 5 $29,000.00
Slavcev, Roderick AE
Department
Pharmacy, School of
RGPIN Investigating the Rex exclusion genes of bacteriophage Lambda 1501 5 $30,000.00
SOARES, JOAO JBP
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN New Generation Polyolefin Materials and Characterization Techniques 1511 5 $57,000.00
Staines, Richard WR
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Functional Interactions in Sensory and Motor Systems. 1502 5 $33,000.00
Stark, Ken KD
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Sex Differences in Fatty Acid Metabolism 1502 5 $29,000.00
Stewart, Cameron CL
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Effective methods in number theory 1508 5 $38,000.00
Storjohann, Arne A
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Algorithms for the exact solution to problems in linear algebra 1507 5 $30,000.00
Strickland, Donna DT
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Nonlinear Optics with Two-Colour Lasers 1505 5 $32,000.00
Tan, Ken Seng KS
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Quantitative Risk Management and Computational Finance 1508 5 $29,000.00
Thomson, Neil NR
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Chemical Oxidation Treatment End-Points for Soil and Groundwater Remediation 1509 5 $26,000.00
Tip, Frank F
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Improving the Quality of Web Software 1507 5 $36,000.00
Tizhoosh, Hamid Reza HR
Department
Systems Design Engineering
RGPIN Learning to Register, Segment and Retrieve Medical Images 1510 1 $24,000.00
Toro, Natalia N
Department
Physics and Astronomy
SAPIN Untangling the Forces of Nature Theoretically and Experimentally 19 5 $52,000.00
Vavasis, Stephen SA
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Theory and Applications of Nonnegative Matrix Factorization 1507 5 $30,000.00
Vechtomova, Olga O
Department
Management Sciences
RGPIN Development and evaluation of information retrieval methods to support users with complex information needs 1507 5 $20,000.00
Vogel, Daniel DJ
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Subtle Interaction Techniques for Ubiquitous Displays 1507 5 $20,000.00
Wagner, David DG
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Algebraic combinatorics of graphs and matroids 1508 5 $15,000.00
Wang, Ruodu R
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN The Aggregate Risk and Completely Mixable Distributions 1508 5 $16,000.00
Wang, Zhou Z
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Quality-of-visual-experience: perceptual assessment, compression and enhancement 1510 5 $61,000.00
Wasilewski, Zbigniew R
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
EQPEQ High resolution X-ray Diffractometer for MBE-grown novel quantum device research 1510 1 $150,000.00
Wasilewski, Zbigniew R
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN AIIIBV Molecular Beam Epitaxial structures and devices for photonics, nanoelectronics, spintronics and quantum computing. 1510 5 $51,000.00
Wells, Mary MA
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Knowledge based processing of novel clad/laminate metallic systems 1511 5 $29,000.00
Wen, Xiao-Gang XG
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Highly Entangled Quantum Matter 1505 5 $85,000.00
Wilson, Christopher CM
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Engineered Quantum Systems for Quantum Information 1505 5 $32,000.00
Wolkowicz, Henry H
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Theory and Efficient Algorithms for Hard, Large Scale, Numerical Optimization 1508 5 $34,000.00
Xie, Wei-Chau W-C
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Seismic Risk Analysis of Critical Engineering Structures 1509 5 $24,000.00
XU, Lei L
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Stability and Integrity of Cold-formed Steel Mid-rise Building in Post-Earthquake Fire 1509 5 $24,000.00
Yarusevych, Serhiy S
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
EQPEQ Critical motor and speed control replacement for an adaptive-wall wind tunnel 1512 1 $12,932.00
Yeow, Tze-wei TW
Department
Systems Design Engineering
EQPEQ Nano Carbon Materials Fabrication Facility 1512 1 $149,400.00
Yi, Grace GY
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Statistical Methods on Challenging Issues of Biosciences 1508 5 $29,000.00
Yu, Aiping A
Department
Chemical Engineering
EQPEQ HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCAPACITOR TEST STATION 1511 1 $54,585.00
Zhou, Norman YN
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Laser Processing of Biocompatible NiTi Shape Memory Alloys 1511 5 $57,000.00
Zhuang, Weihua W
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Energy Efficient Wireless Communication Networking 1510 5 $71,000.00