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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Alberta
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Alessi, Daniel
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN Fundamental mechanisms in the formation of labile non-crystalline species during reductive transformation of heavy metals 1506 5 $34,000.00
Allison, W. Ted
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN EVOLUTION OF NEURODEGENERATION AND OTHER SPECIALIZATIONS IN THE VERTEBRATE VISUAL SYSTEM 1501 5 $61,000.00
Aranda Saldana, Marleny
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Lignocellulosic Biomass Fractionation and Depolymerization with Sub/Supercritical Fluids 1511 5 $29,000.00
Ballanyi, Klaus
Department
Physiology
RGPIN Multiphoton Imaging of Synaptic Processes in Neuron-Glia Networks with Novel Transgenic Fluorescent Protein Probes 1501 5 $39,000.00
Beaulieu, Christian
Department
Biomedical Engineering
RGPIN Technical Development of Multinuclear Sodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1510 5 $40,000.00
Belosevic, Miodrag
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Mechanisms of innate immunity in bony fish 1502 5 $66,000.00
Bench, Clover
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN The use of behavioural biometrics to assess biological states in livestock 1502 5 $29,000.00
Betti, Mirko
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Exploring the "MEAT FACTOR": enhancement of non-heme iron bioavailability 1502 5 $25,000.00
Bouferguene, Ahmed
Department
Campus Saint-Jean - Campus Saint-Jean
RGPIN Equipment selection and on-site utilization for heavy industrial projects 1509 5 $19,000.00
Boutin, Stanley
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Eco-evolutionary dynamics of mammals and their response to human and climate induced changes in the boreal forest 1503 5 $61,000.00
Bowman, John
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Reduced Dynamical Models of Turbulent Flow 1508 5 $14,000.00
Bruce, Heather
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Alteration of collagen synthesis and cross-link profile by beta-adrenergic agonists 1502 5 $29,000.00
Bulitko, Vadim
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Interactive Storytelling and Real-time Heuristic Search 1507 5 $38,000.00
Buriak, Jillian
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Fundamentals and Applications of Self-Assembly of Block Copolymer Nanostructures on Surfaces 1504 5 $100,000.00
Burrell, Robert
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering - Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured biomaterials 1511 1 $20,000.00
Cahill, James
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN The ecology of plant interactions: Integrating plant behavior, traits, and community assembly 1503 5 $79,000.00
Chapman, Craig
Department
Physical Education and Recreation, Faculty of
RGPIN Understanding human action as observable cognition using combined motion-tracking, eye-tracking and EEG 1502 5 $29,000.00
Chen, Weixing
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN A new material design approach for enhancing the resistance to fatigue and corrosion fatigue failures 1511 5 $29,000.00
Choulli, Tahir
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences - Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Stochastic and Mathematical Structures from and for Financial Economics 1508 5 $10,000.00
Chuang, Karl
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Reactive separation 1511 5 $29,000.00
Collins, David
Department
Physical Education and Recreation, Faculty of
RGPIN Control properties of single motor units 1502 5 $25,000.00
Creutzig, Thomas
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Non-Rational Conformal Field Theory 1505 5 $39,000.00
Cruden, David
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Landslide Hazard in Western Canada 1509 5 $21,000.00
Cruz Noguez, Carlos
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Next Generation of Earthquake-Resistant RC Structural Walls 1509 5 $23,000.00
Dacks, Joel
Department
Cell Biology - Cell Biology
RGPIN Evolution of the Contractile Vacuole 1501 5 $53,000.00
Davis, John JP
Department
Physics
EQPEQ Ultrafast Data Acquisition System for Nanomechanical Sensing 1505 1 $53,267.00
de Klerk, Arno
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Co-processing heavy oils with Fischer-Tropsch syncrude 1511 5 $35,000.00
De Zanche, Nicola
Department
Oncology
RGPIN Beyond Standard MRI Radio Frequency Detectors and Arrays for High Field and High Density Applications 1505 5 $27,000.00
dehghanpour, hassan
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Investigating Three-Phase Flow of Steam-Water-Oil in Porous Media for Maximizing SAGD Potential: A New Measurement Technique 1511 5 $25,000.00
Deng, Lijun
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Rocking Shallow Foundation for Improving Seismic Performance of Soil-Structure Systems 1509 5 $23,000.00
Dennison, Christopher RS
Department
Mechanical Engineering
EQPEQ Instruments for optical fibre sensor characterization and prototyping 1512 1 $43,877.00
Deyholos, Michael
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN The dynamic cell wall of plant fibers 1502 5 $33,000.00
Diaconescu, Duiliu
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Donaldson-Thomas invariants in string theory 1505 5 $41,000.00
Dixon, Peter
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Mind wandering, meaning, and action 1502 5 $25,000.00
Dyck, Michael
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Characterization of the porcine maternal-embryonic interface and its role in embryonic development. 1502 5 $29,000.00
Eitzen, Gary
Department
Cell Biology
RGPIN The function of Rho GTPases in vesicular traffic and membrane fusion 1501 5 $33,000.00
Evans, David
Department
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Vaccinia virus DNA binding proteins and their role in virion morphogenesis 1501 5 $51,600.00
Favero, David
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Factorizations, Projective Duality, and Cycles 1508 1 $15,000.00
Fazly, Mostafa
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN New developments for partial differential equations; from theory to applications 1508 5 $19,000.00
Fedosejevs, Robert
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN High Intensity Laser Plasma Interactions, Ultrafast X-ray sources and Advanced Ignition Laser Fusion Energy 1505 5 $69,000.00
Flannigan, Mike
Department
Renewable Resources
RGPIN Fire weather and lightning fires in a changing climate 1503 5 $27,000.00
Fliegel, Larry
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Molecular Analysis of Salt Tolerance Proteins 1501 5 $39,000.00
Flynn, Morris
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Gravity current propagation through density stratified media with applications to transport in the built environment and pollution dispersion in nature 1512 5 $26,000.00
Froese, Duane
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN Rapid transformation of the Arctic system: tephrostratigraphic and paleoenvironmental records from relict permafrost 1506 5 $50,000.00
Gagne, Christina
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Morphemes, Pseudo-morphemes, and Relational Structure: Effects on production and comprehension of English words 1502 5 $29,000.00
Gannon, Terry
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Mathematics of Conformal Field Theory 1508 5 $22,000.00
Ghaemi, Sina
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Reduction of skin-friction in large-scale turbulent flows using superhydrophobic surfaces 1512 5 $23,000.00
Gingras, Murray
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN Interrogating the Rock Record for Low- and High-Latitude Trace-Fossil Signatures to Better Know the Ichnological Response to Depositional Temperature 1506 5 $35,000.00
Grant, Darren
Department
Physics
SAPPJ Dark matter searches and fundamental neutrino measurements with IceCube-DeepCore and PINGU 19 1 $180,000.00
Gray, Murray
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Mass Transfer and Kinetics of Oilsands Upgrading 1511 5 $44,000.00
Greiner, Russell
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Using Machine Learning for Personalized Medicine 1507 5 $54,000.00
Guay, Nicolas
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Representation theory of quantum algebras. 1508 5 $14,000.00
Guigard, Selma
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Development of a supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) process for the treatment of mixed contaminated soils 1509 5 $19,000.00
Gupta, Rajender
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Assessing performance of low grade and upgraded coals in different utilization technologies based on advanced characterization techniques 1511 5 $29,000.00
Hacke, Uwe
Department
Renewable Resources
RGPIN Research on plant-water relations examining physiological, structural, and molecular mechanisms of plant responses to their environment 1502 5 $29,000.00
Hall, Jocelyn
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Evolutionary developmental biology of fruits and flowers in Brassicales 1502 5 $25,000.00
Han, Bin
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Development and Application of Directional Framelets and Complex Multiwavelets 1508 5 $33,000.00
Hendry, Michael
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Geomechanical Properties of Muskeg (Peat) 1509 5 $23,000.00
Henein, Hani
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Techniques for Analysis and Design in Materials Processing 1511 5 $29,000.00
Ivanova, Natalia
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Interacting Stars 1505 5 $23,000.00
Jing, Yindi
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN New MIMO Techniques for Future Generation of Wireless Communications 1510 5 $29,000.00
Jones, Brian
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN Precipitation and diagenesis of hot spring deposits/Evolution of carbonate successions on isolated oceanic islands 1506 5 $35,000.00
Karpenko, Nikita
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Incompressibility of algebraic varieties 1508 5 $33,000.00
Khajehoddin, Sayed Ali
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Distributed High Power Density Converters for Renewable Energy Resources with Optional Energy Storage Systems 1510 5 $22,000.00
Kravchinsky, Vadim
Department
Physics
RGPIN Plate tectonic reconstructions of northern Asia: toward finding longitudes 1506 5 $29,000.00
Krechetnikov, Rouslan
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Chemical-to-mechanical energy conversion at fluid interfaces: study of the fundamental properties and applications 1512 5 $26,000.00
Lacy, Paige
Department
Medicine
RGPIN The study of recycling endosomes in innate immune cells 1501 1 $33,000.00
Lavasanifar, Afsaneh
Department
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Chemical tailoring of self-associating poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(ester) copolymers for drug delivery applications 1511 5 $25,000.00
Le, Lawrence
Department
Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging
RGPIN Probing ultrasonic waves through long bones with soft tissues and inversion 1505 5 $17,000.00
LeBlanc, Lindsay
Department
Physics
RGPIN Ultracold gases for quantum simulation of non-equilibrium systems 1505 5 $20,000.00
Li, Leijun
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Microstructural Development and Performance of Welds in Energy-Related Alloys 1511 5 $25,000.00
Li, Liang
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Development of Mass Spectrometric Techniques for Comprehensive Metabolome Analysis in Metabolomics 1504 5 $68,000.00
Liu, Qi Q
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
EQPEQ An IR Microscope to An Existing FTIR Spectrometer 1511 1 $106,071.00
Lundgren, Rylan
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN New Approaches to Catalysis: Dual Nucleophilic/Transition Metal Catalysis and Bimetallic Cu Catalysts for Oxidative Functionalizations 1504 5 $39,000.00
Lundgren, Rylan RJ
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ High-Throughput Ultra High Pressure Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Instrument 1504 1 $150,000.00
Ma, Yongsheng
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Unified Feature-based Product and Process Modeling and for Energy Engineering 1512 5 $26,000.00
Maciejko, Joseph
Department
Physics
RGPIN Correlation Effects in Topological Insulators 1505 5 $34,000.00
Mandal, Mrinal
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Development of Novel Computer-aided Diagnosis Systems 1510 5 $24,000.00
Manson, Jessamyn
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN The chemical ecology of multispecies interactions: how secondary metabolites mediate pollination and herbivory 1503 5 $26,000.00
Martin, Andrew
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Delivery, Transport, and Uptake of Inhaled Medical Gases 1512 5 $27,000.00
Martin, Charles
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Behaviour of sparsely fractured rock in low confining stresses 1509 5 $26,000.00
McDermott, Mark
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Modified nanostructures for the next generation of biosensing and enhanced nanomaterials 1504 5 $34,000.00
Melnikov, Alexander
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Advanced stochastic methods in mathematical finance and related fields 1508 5 $18,000.00
Mendez, Patricio
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Innovation in Materials Processing using Synthesis and Generalization of Multiphysics, Multicoupled Systems 1511 5 $29,000.00
Mercier Quideau, Sylvie
Department
Renewable Resources
RGPIN Boreal soil carbon: the stable, the labile, and the unknown 1506 5 $50,000.00
Merrill, Evelyn H
Department
Biological Sciences
EQPEQ Biotelemetry System: Infrastructure for assessing disease transmission in wildlife 1503 1 $150,000.00
Mitra, Sushanta
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Drop Dynamics on under-liquid Surfaces: Discovery and Development 1511 5 $35,000.00
Moeck, Inga
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN Development of exploration methods for reservoir characterization in conduction dominated geothermal play types 1506 5 $29,000.00
Moez, Kambiz
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Area-Efficient Low-Power Radio Frequency and Millimeter Wave CMOS Integrated Circuits 1510 5 $29,000.00
Nielsen, Scott
Department
Renewable Resources
RGPIN Biodiversity and consumer-resource interactions in fractal landscapes 1503 5 $22,000.00
Nikrityuk, Petr
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Numerical Modeling of Phase Change Phenomena in Particulate Flows 1511 5 $25,000.00
Nychka, John
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Self-Organized Hierarchically Rough Ceramic Coatings 1511 5 $20,000.00
Olfert, Jason
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Determining the impact of soot on climate 1512 1 $22,000.00
Page, Don
Department
Physics
RGPIN Black Holes and Quantum Cosmology 1505 5 $51,000.00
Palmer, A. Richard
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Comparative and Experimental Studies of Morphology and Development 1503 5 $61,000.00
Patnaik, Manish
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Automorphic Forms on Loop Groups 1508 5 $15,000.00
Prasad, Vinay
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN An integrated approach for model building, maintenance, reduction and updating in complex dynamic chemical systems 1511 5 $25,000.00
Rajendran, Arvind
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Optimized adsorption processes for CO2 capture 1511 5 $25,000.00
Rivard, Eric
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Donor-stabilzation and Atom Exchange Chemistry as Important Tools for Advanced Materials Synthesis 1504 5 $54,000.00
Rozmus, Wojciech
Department
Physics
RGPIN Laser Matter Interactions 1505 5 $29,000.00
Ru, Chongqing
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Elastic models for graphene sheets and membrane materials 1512 1 $22,000.00
Runde, Volker
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Operator spaces, locally compact quantum groups, and amenable Banach algebras 1508 5 $18,000.00
Sameoto, Dan DE
Department
Mechanical Engineering
EQPEQ Micro-injection molding for smart materials, advanced composites, MEMS and microfluidics 1512 1 $150,000.00
Schmitt, Douglas
Department
Physics (Geophysics)
RGPIN Fundamental and Applied Investigations in Rock Physics and Mechanics 1506 5 $41,000.00
Shankar, Karthik K
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
EQPEQ Urgent Need for a High Speed, Highly Sensitive Near-Infrared Photodetection System 1510 1 $66,736.00
Shaw, John
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Enabling Technology Development for Hydrocarbon Resource Production, Transport and Refining 1511 5 $57,000.00
Siraki, Arno
Department
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science, Faculty of
RGPIN The role of electron transfer reactions in the cytotoxicity mechanism of xenobiotics 1501 5 $33,000.00
Sit, Jeremy
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Engineered thin-film nanomaterials for enhanced sensing 1510 5 $24,000.00
Spence, John
Department
Renewable Resources
RGPIN Structure, biodiversity and conservation of arthropod assemblages and populations 1503 5 $34,000.00
St.Louis, Vincent
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN The Lake Hazen watershed as a sentinel of Arctic environmental change 1503 5 $36,000.00
Stein, Lisa
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Regulatory Interplay between Nitrogen and Methane Metabolism: New Frontiers in Product Discovery, Physiology and Ecology of Methanotrophic Bacteria 1501 5 $45,000.00
Steinback, Craig
Department
Physical Education and Recreation, Faculty of
RGPIN The Influence of Hypoxia on Neurovascular Regulation and Plasticity 1502 5 $29,000.00
Stroulia, Eleni
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Model-Driven Engineering of Integrated Digital Infrastructures 1507 5 $46,000.00
Sutton, Richard
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Temporal-difference algorithms for reinforcement learning and artificial intelligence 1507 5 $62,000.00
Sydora, Richard
Department
Physics
RGPIN Gyrokinetic Simulation and Theory of Non-diffusive Transport and Chaotic Flows in Non-Equilibrium Magnetized Plasmas 1505 5 $23,000.00
Tavakoli Afshari, Seyed Mahdi
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Haptic Telerobotic Control Systems: Analysis and Design for High-Fidelity Interaction 1510 5 $29,000.00
Tsui, Ying
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Ultrafast Laser Matter Interactions 1505 5 $41,000.00
Ulrich, Ania
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Enhancing the Treatment of Oil Sands Process Water through Bioremediation 1509 5 $23,000.00
Uludag, Hasan
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Tailored Polymers for Delivery of Gene Medicines 1511 5 $29,000.00
Vette, Albert
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Mechanisms of Stochastic Resonance in Human Postural Control 1502 5 $29,000.00
Wang, Xiaodong
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Study of advanced integrated piezoelectric sensor systems for the evaluation of structures and materials 1512 5 $22,000.00
Weiss, Alfred
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Multiplicative Galois structure of algebraic number fields 1508 5 $18,000.00
Weselake, Randall
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Plant Storage Lipid Biosynthesis 1502 5 $57,000.00
Wevrick, Rachel
Department
Medical Genetics
RGPIN Exploration of a melanoma antigen (MAGE)-E3 ubiquitin ligase circuit governing circadian rhythm 1501 5 $33,000.00
Wiens, Douglas
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Robustness of Design 1508 5 $22,000.00
Wishart, David
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Development of Improved Methods to Rapidly Characterize Protein Structure, Function and Dynamics 1504 5 $68,000.00
Wolkow, Robert
Department
Physics
RGPIN Scanning Probe and Point Projection Microscopies for Fundamental Nano-Science Studies 1505 5 $98,000.00
Wong, Yau shu
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Numerical simulations of uncertainty quantification and multiscale computation 1508 5 $18,000.00
Wuest, Frank
Department
Oncology
RGPIN Radionuclide-based bioorthogonal click chemistry for targeted molecular imaging and therapy 1504 5 $34,000.00
Xu, Zhenghe
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Understanding superhydrophobization for enhanced fine particle flotation 1511 5 $72,000.00
Yang, Herbert
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Static and Dynamic Image Analysis and Synthesis 1507 5 $38,000.00
Yaskin, Vladyslav
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Applications of Fourier analysis to convex geometry and geometric tomography 1508 5 $18,000.00
Yu, Xinwei
Department
Mathematical and Statistical Sciences
RGPIN Regularity Problems in Mathematical Fluid Mechanics 1508 5 $18,000.00