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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Calgary
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Achari, Gopal
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPGP Advanced Science Based Engineering Solutions for Environmental Pollution 1509 5 $45,000.00
Arlitt, Martin
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Performance of Internet Applications on Modern Servers 1507 5 $24,500.00
Azaiez, Jalel
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Fingering Instabilities of Multi-Phase Multi-Component Flows in Porous Media 1511 5 $25,000.00
Back, Thomas
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Organic Synthesis of Biologically Interesting Compounds and Organosulfur/Selenium Chemistry 1504 5 $54,000.00
Barclay, Paul E
Department
Physics and Astronomy
EQPEQ Nanocavity IR quantum spectroscopy 1505 1 $146,854.00
Baumgartner, Thomas
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Organophosphorus Avenues Toward Molecular and Supramolecular Sustainable-Energy Materials 1504 5 $68,000.00
Bauwens, Luc
Department
Schulich School of Engineering
RGPIN Ignition and Transition to Detonation - Interplay between Gas Dynamics and Chemical Kinetics 1512 5 $26,000.00
Beauchamp, Benoit
Department
Geoscience
RGPIN Arctic Basin Analysis and Earth Systems Change 1506 1 $29,000.00
Bezdek, Karoly
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Topics in Discrete Geometry 1508 5 $27,000.00
Chadee, Khrisendath
Department
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
RGPIN Modeling Entamoeba histolytica host-parasite interactions 1502 5 $29,000.00
Chen, S.R. Wayne
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Expression and Function of Ryanodine Receptors in the Brain 1501 5 $47,419.00
Cheng, Frank YF
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
EQPEQ Electrochemical atomic force microscope for in-situ measurement and imaging of pitting corrosion in pipeline steels 1511 1 $150,000.00
Childs, Sarah
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN MicroRNA modulation of smooth muscle cell differentiation 1501 5 $45,000.00
Chu, Angus
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Understanding fundamental process mechanics of volatile fatty acid production in fermentation of primary sludge 1509 1 $19,000.00
Cockett, James
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Categorical programming 1507 5 $25,000.00
de Koning, A.P. Jason
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Detecting Evolution of Amino-Acid Fitness in Vertebrate Genomes 1503 5 $27,000.00
De la Hoz Siegler, Hector
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Dynamic regulation of cellular phenotype for bioprocess optimization 1511 5 $23,000.00
De Visscher, Alex
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Ultrasound assisted Peroxone, a novel air pollution control technique 1511 5 $29,000.00
Di Martino, Elena
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Bioengineering tools for aortic pathologies: the role of in vivo mechanics 1512 5 $22,000.00
Dimitrov, Vassil
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Fast Linear Algebra Solver for Engineering Applications 1510 5 $24,000.00
Dunfield, Peter
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Ecology and genomics of extremophilic bacteria 1501 5 $61,000.00
Egberts, Philip
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Dynamics of Atomic Stick-Slip Friction 1512 5 $25,000.00
El-Badry, Mamdouh
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Innovative Design for Sustainable Bridges and Other Structures 1509 5 $19,000.00
Elliott, Robert
Department
Haskayne School of Business
RGPIN Hidden semi Markov models; stochastic control. 1510 1 $35,000.00
Ferber, Reed
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of
RGPIN Methods to improve the reliability of biomechanical gait kinematic data. 1512 5 $38,000.00
Finney, Constance
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN The Immunology Of Polyparasitism: How Underlying Chronic Worm Infections Affect Immune Responses To Veterinary Parasites 1501 5 $35,000.00
Fong, Philip
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Security and Privacy Protection for Social Computing 1507 5 $38,000.00
Gailer, Juergen
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Probing the biochemistry of toxic metals in the bloodstream 1502 5 $25,000.00
Gavrilova, Marina
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Pattern Recognition for Biometric Security 1507 5 $31,000.00
Gedamu, Lashitew
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Leishmania donovani cathepsin B and antioxidant proteins: role in Leishmania survival and interaction with host macrophages. 1501 5 $39,000.00
Gilch, Sabine
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Investigations on post-endoplasmic reticulum quality control mechanisms for prion protein aggregates 1501 5 $34,900.00
Haslett, James
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN High-Speed Low-Power Data Acquisition and Serial Data Communications 1510 5 $35,000.00
Hayashi, Masaki
Department
Geoscience
RGPIN Cold frontier in hydrogeology: Interaction of groundwater with alpine streams, frozen soil, and permafrost 1506 5 $41,000.00
He, Jianxun
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Development of Methodologies for Improving Water Quality Management 1509 5 $22,000.00
Jacob, Christian
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Interactive Modeling of Multi-scale Biological Systems 1507 5 $31,000.00
Johnson, Steig
Department
Anthropology
RGPIN Functional diversity in lemur communities 1503 5 $27,000.00
Kattan, Lina
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO INTEGRATED URBAN NETWORK MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES 1509 5 $34,000.00
Kim, Jeong Woo
Department
Geomatics Engineering
RGPIN Assessment of Geohazards and Geodynamics by Integrated Gravimetric and Geodetic Methods 1506 5 $35,000.00
Kim, Seonghwan
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Development of multimodal sensing devices for receptor-free molecular detection and quantification 1512 5 $27,000.00
Knight, Andrew
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Integrated design of electrical energy conversion systems 1510 5 $35,000.00
Krawetz, Roman
Department
Cell Biology and Anatomy
RGPIN Synovial Stem Cell Biology 1501 5 $39,000.00
Kutz, Susan
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Integrative Assessment Tools for Monitoring Muskox Health and Vulnerability in a Changing Arctic 1503 5 $42,000.00
Laflamme, Claude
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPGP Relational Structures and Applications 1508 5 $10,000.00
Lancaster, Peter
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Matrix Analysis and Applications 1508 5 $10,000.00
Lebel, Catherine
Department
Radiology
RGPIN White matter development during childhood and adolescence 1502 5 $30,000.00
Lebel, Robert
Department
Radiology
RGPIN Sparse sampling and constrained reconstruction for accelerated contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging 1510 5 $25,000.00
Li, Zongpeng
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN The Science of Network Coding 1507 5 $54,000.00
Liao, Wenyuan
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Adjoint state method and numerical algorithms for full waveform inversion of seismic data 1508 5 $10,000.00
Lissel, Shelley
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN In-plane Performance of Concrete Masonry Shear Walls 1509 5 $19,000.00
MacIntosh, Brian
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of
RGPIN Evaluation of a novel model of skeletal muscle fatigue 1502 1 $25,000.00
Macnab, Chris
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Intelligent Haptic Controls for Robotic Teleoperation 1510 5 $24,000.00
MacNaughton, Wallace
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPGP Enteric neural regulation of barrier function in the intestine 1502 1 $25,000.00
Malik, Om
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Electric Power Systems - simulation, operational behaviour, control and protection 1510 1 $29,000.00
Martinuzzi, Robert
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Vortex dynamics and energy transfer in turbulent 3D bluff-body wakes. 1512 5 $58,000.00
Matyas, John
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Antlerogenesis: a model system of mammalian stem cell contribution to organ regeneration 1502 5 $25,000.00
Maundy, Brent
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Design of Advanced Linear Circuits and Systems 1510 5 $24,000.00
Mohamad, Abdulmajeed
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Lattice Boltzmann Method for Real Time Simulations of Complex Physics of Blood Flows 1512 1 $22,000.00
Pattison, David RM
Department
Geoscience
EQPEQ A new energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) detector for the University of Calgary electron probe microanalyzer 1506 1 $135,166.00
Petovello, Mark
Department
Geomatics Engineering
RGPIN Integrated Satellite-Navigation for Challenging Environments 1509 5 $34,000.00
Pittman, Quentin
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Sculpting brain circuits with early experience 1502 5 $47,000.00
Potter, Mike
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Applications and Innovations for Computational Electromagnetics 1510 5 $35,000.00
Poulin, Marc
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Mechanisms underlying adaptations to the hypoxia of high altitude: neurovascular regulation, sleep and cognitive function 1502 5 $39,000.00
Priest, Jeffrey
Department
Schulich School of Engineering
RGPIN Influence of hydrate dissociation on the stability of Arctic marine sediments 1509 5 $23,000.00
Prusinkiewicz, Przemyslaw
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Mesoscopic models of plant development 1507 5 $92,000.00
Rakai, Logan
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN New Technologies for Very Large-Scale Electronic Design Automation 1510 5 $22,000.00
Roberts, Edward EPL
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
EQPEQ Nanocomposite Characterisation by Coupled Confocal Raman / Atomic Force Microscopy 1511 1 $149,783.00
Rogers, Sean
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Genetics of adaptation to environmental change in fishes 1503 5 $42,000.00
Rogers, Sean SM
Department
Biological Sciences
EQPEQ RESEARCH SKIFF TO STUDY MARINE ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION AT THE BAMFIELD MARINE SCIENCES CENTRE 1503 1 $81,410.00
SAFAVI-NAEINI, REYHANEH
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Securing Data in Future Computer Systems 1507 5 $54,000.00
Salahub, Dennis
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Multiscale modeling of (bio) catalytic systems 1504 5 $68,000.00
Sanders, Barry
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Quantum Phenomenology and Quantum Technology 1505 5 $66,000.00
Schmidt, Tannin
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of
RGPIN Biointerface Science: Composition-Structure-Function Relationship of Synovial Fluid's Cartilage Boundary Lubricants 1502 5 $29,000.00
Schryvers, Anthony
Department
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
RGPIN Targeting iron acquisition for prevention of disease in ruminants 1501 1 $33,000.00
Scollnik, David
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Actuarial models and their Bayesian analysis 1508 5 $14,000.00
Sesay, Abu
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Signal Processors and their Architectures for Relay-Assisted Communication Systems 1510 5 $24,000.00
Shi, Yujun
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Hot Wire Chemical Vapor Deposition Chemistry in the Gas Phase and on Surfaces 1504 5 $43,000.00
Sideris, Michael
Department
Research Services, Office of - Research Services, Office of
RGPIN Monitoring the temporal changes in the gravity field, oceans, land water and ice masses in North America by means of integrated satellite data 1509 5 $26,000.00
Smits, Judit
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Non-invasive biomarkers of compromised health in contaminant-exposed wildlife 1502 1 $25,000.00
Song, Hua
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Catalytic Natural Gas Upgrading of Low Cost Carbon Resources for Producing Valuable Commodities 1511 5 $20,000.00
Stil, Jeroen
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN The Role of Cosmic Magnetic Fields in Galaxy Evolution 1505 5 $23,000.00
Sutherland, Todd
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Self-assembly of redox molecules 1504 5 $34,000.00
Tay, Joo Hwa
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Aerobic Granulation Membrane Bioreactor (AGMBR): Novel Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Technology 1509 1 $23,000.00
Teskey, Gordon
Department
Cell Biology and Anatomy
RGPIN The functional organization of motor cortex: development, circuitry and plasticity 1502 5 $47,000.00
Thundathil, Jacob
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Morphologically abnormal bovine sperm: A model for the study of spermatogenesis, sperm function and sperm contributions to preimplantation embryo development 1502 5 $29,000.00
Trifkovic, Milana
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Towards Multiscale Modeling and Optimization in Design of Polymer Blend Nanocomposites 1511 5 $25,000.00
Ungrin, Mark
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN In vitro modelling of pregastrulation embryogenesis using pluripotent stem cells 1501 5 $38,000.00
Vamosi, Jana
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Eco-evolutionary dynamics of pollinator-driven diversification 1503 5 $22,000.00
Wildering, Willem
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Reliability of neurons and neuronal circuits - mechanisms, modulators and limitations 1501 5 $39,000.00
Woelfel, Philipp
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Algorithms and Complexity of Distributed Computation 1507 5 $54,000.00
Yadid-Pecht, Orly
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Integrated CMOS Image Sensor based systems for Bio-Medical applications 1510 5 $40,000.00
Yanushkevich, Svetlana
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Biometric Intelligent Interfaces 1510 5 $24,000.00
Yau, Andrew
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Thermal plasma acceleration and outflows in the Earth's ionosphere 1505 5 $53,000.00