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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

McMaster
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Adronov, Alex A
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
EQPEQ 633 nm Laser for Raman Instrument 1504 1 $59,263.00
Alama, Stanley
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Variational methods for Ginzburg-Landau systems 1508 5 $27,000.00
Becker, Suzanna
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Neural mechanisms of spatial cognition 1502 5 $29,000.00
Becker, Tracy
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Cost-Effective Seismic Isolation Systems for Structural Retrofit Applications 1509 5 $23,000.00
Bhattacharya, Janok
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Sequence stratigraphy and facies architecture of fluvio-deltaic depositional systems 1506 5 $29,000.00
Bock, Nicholas
Department
Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
RGPIN Mapping Brain Metals With Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1505 5 $20,000.00
Botton, Gianluigi GA
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
EQPEQ Energy Dispersive Spectrometer System for Ultrahigh Resolution Scanning Electron Microscope 1511 1 $125,630.00
Boyce, Joseph
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN High-resolution paleoenvironmental record of Late Holocene storm activity in coastal lagoons 1506 5 $29,000.00
Britz-McKibbin, Philip
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN New Advances in Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometry for Metabolomics: Multiplexed Separations for Biomarker Discovery 1504 5 $54,000.00
Brown, Eric
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Understanding ribosome biogenesis 1501 5 $61,000.00
Chidiac, Samir
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Characterization of self-consolidating concrete (SCC) rheological properties 1509 5 $21,000.00
Ching, Chan
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER IN TRANSITIONAL TWO PHASE FLOWS 1512 5 $26,000.00
Dogan, Neslihan
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN The Fundamentals of Micro-Particle Removal by Liquid Oxides 1511 5 $23,000.00
Dukas, Reuven
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN THE USE OF INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIAL INFORMATION IN INSECTS 1502 5 $33,000.00
Dushoff, Jonathan
Department
Biology
RGPIN How ideas and behaviors spread on networks 1503 1 $22,000.00
El-Dakhakhni, Wael W
Department
Civil Engineering
EQPEQ Hydraulic Power Accumulator System for Multidisciplinary Dynamic Testing 1509 1 $149,500.00
Fang, Qiyin
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Miniaturized optical sensing/imaging technology development for environmental and biomedical applications 1510 5 $29,000.00
Farquharson, Michael
Department
Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
RGPIN Development of X-Ray instrumentation for analysis of biological tissue and other material applications 1505 5 $20,000.00
Finan, Turlough TM
Department
Biology
EQPEQ UV and visible light, fluorescence and luminesence Microtitre Plate Spectrometer 1501 1 $53,696.00
Gabardo, Jean-Pierre
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Frames generated by unitary systems. 1508 5 $10,000.00
Gaulin, Bruce
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Exotic Ground States in New Materials 1505 5 $113,000.00
Grandfield, Kathryn
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Development and High Resolution Characterization of Bone-Interfacing Biomaterials 1511 5 $30,000.00
Grasselli, Matheus
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematical models for credit dynamics in macroeconomics 1508 5 $22,000.00
Gupta, Bhagwati
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular genetic analysis of reproductive system development in nematodes C. elegans and C. briggsae 1501 5 $45,000.00
Hassini, Elkafi
Department
Operations Management
RGPIN Modelling and Optimization of Supply Chain Disruptions due to Catstrophic Events 1509 5 $23,000.00
Haykin, Simon
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Cognitive Dynamic Networks 1510 5 $50,000.00
janssen, luke
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Intracellular calcium spikes trigger cytoskeletal reorganization, adhesion and migration 1501 5 $45,000.00
Kanaroglou, Pavlos
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Development of New Generation Microsimulation Models for Transport Demand 1509 5 $45,000.00
Khedri, Ridha
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Unifying security and software Product family models to enhance information confidentiality 1507 5 $19,000.00
Kitai, Adrian
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Composite Luminescent Materials and Light-Harvesting Systems 1511 5 $25,000.00
Kleiman, Rafael
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Lower Cost and Higher Efficiency Solar Cells for 1-sun Applications 1510 5 $40,000.00
Koshy, Philip
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Unconventional Applications of Electrical Discharge Machining 1512 5 $26,000.00
Kunze, Wolfgang
Department
Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
RGPIN Roles of mechanosensory ion channels in myenteric intrinsic primary afferent neurons 1502 5 $25,000.00
Latulippe, David DR
Department
Chemical Engineering
EQPEQ Multichannel microfluidic flow control (MMFC) system 1511 1 $38,110.00
Ljubicic, Vladimir
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Regulation of skeletal muscle plasticity by protein arginine methyltransferases 1502 5 $29,000.00
Luke, Graeme
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Synthesis and Advanced Characterization of Quantum Materials 1505 5 $47,000.00
Magarvey, Nathan
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Capturing evolved small molecule natural product chemical space 1501 5 $53,000.00
Mascher, Peter
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Fabrication and Characterization of Micro- and Nano-structured Materials Systems 1505 5 $34,000.00
McClelland, Grant
Department
Biology
RGPIN Evolution and Plasticity of Muscle Metabolism 1502 5 $66,000.00
Melacini, Giuseppe
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology - Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Solution NMR Studies of Interactions of Ligands With Plasma Proteins 1501 5 $71,000.00
Milliken, Robert
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Attention, Memory and Cognitive Control 1502 5 $47,000.00
Mozharivskyj, Yurij
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Synthesis, structure and properties of responsive solid-state materials 1504 5 $54,000.00
Nagasaki, Shinya
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Sorption of Np(V) and Np(IV) on bentonite in brine groundwater 1506 5 $29,000.00
Nedialkov, Nedialko
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Numerical Methods for High-Index Differential-Algebraic Equations: Sparse, Stiff, and Hybrid Systems 1507 5 $19,000.00
NG, EU-GENE
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Prediction of Tool Wear Rate and Pattern during Metal Cutting 1512 5 $22,000.00
Nicas, Andrew
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Topology of Manifolds 1508 5 $10,000.00
Parlar, Mahmut
Department
Business, DeGroote School of
RGPIN Incentive Mechanism Design in Operations and Supply Chain Management 1509 5 $21,000.00
Pelinovsky, Dmitry
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Nonlinear wave propagation in lattices 1508 5 $27,000.00
Pirvu, Traian
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematical and Quantitative Aspects in Behavioural Finance Problems 1508 5 $14,000.00
Protas, Bartosz
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Extreme Events and Optimal Closures in Fluid Mechanics 1508 5 $33,000.00
Pudritz, Ralph
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN The origin of stars and their planetary systems 1505 5 $44,000.00
Puri, Ishwar
Department
Engineering, Faculty of
RGPIN Programmable Matter: Control Over Material Behaviour Through Scalable Self Assembly 1511 5 $25,000.00
Qiao, Sanzheng
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Algorithms for Lattice Basis Reduction and Applications 1507 5 $25,000.00
Rheinstadter, Maikel
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Molecular Structure and Dynamics of Membranes 1505 2 $34,000.00
Rink, William
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Extending and Refining Radiation Exposure Dating Methods 1506 5 $29,000.00
Rutherford, M.D.
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CORE KNOWLEDGE IN THE SOCIAL DOMAIN 1502 5 $29,000.00
Seymour, Colin
Department
Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences
RGPIN Investigation of direct and bystander effects following neutron irradiation of skin cells 1505 5 $41,000.00
Shankar, Sumanth
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Shear Viscosity of Liquid metals and alloys: Experiments and Atomic Characterization. 1511 5 $29,000.00
Shedden, Judith
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPGP Behavioural and neural correlates of performance and expertise in an immersive virtual reality motion simulator 1502 5 $29,000.00
Sills, Alison
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN The Early Evolution of Star Clusters and their Stellar Populations 1505 5 $29,000.00
Sirouspour, Shahin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Model Predictive Control Strategies for Mixed Telerobotic/Autonomous Robotic Systems 1510 5 $40,000.00
Slater, Greg
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Biosignatures of microbial function in subsurface systems 1506 5 $70,000.00
Sloboda, Deborah
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN ER stress links early life nutritional stress and metabolic outcome 1502 5 $47,000.00
Smith, James
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN The Role of Fractional Dynamic Wettability as a Primary Determinant for Flow and Transport in Soils and the Vadose Zone. 1506 5 $29,000.00
Steinberg, Gregory
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Hormonal Regulation of Energy Expenditure in Mice 1502 5 $39,000.00
Sun, Hongjin
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Detection and Processing of Information in Three-Dimensional Space 1502 5 $29,000.00
Szechtman, Henry
Department
Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
RGPIN Uncertainty and Calibration of the Security Motivation System 1502 1 $25,000.00
Szymanski, Ted
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Energy Efficiency and Quality of Service Guarantees for Cloud Services 1507 5 $25,000.00
Timmons, Brian
Department
Pediatrics
RGPIN Anti-inflammatory mechanisms of exercise during human growth 1502 5 $29,000.00
Trainor, Laurel
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Auditory Development and the Role of Experience in Infants and Young Children 1502 5 $66,000.00
Tsanis, Ioannis
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Hydrological Extremes 1509 5 $21,000.00
Valliant, John
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN The Bioinorganic and Bioorganometallic Chemistry of Radionuclides and Boron Clusters 1504 5 $68,000.00
Veldhuis, Stephen
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Adaptive Surface Engineering of High Performance Manufacturing Tooling 1512 5 $32,000.00
Wiebe, Lydell
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Controlled rocking steel systems: from concept to design 1509 5 $23,000.00
Wilson, Christine
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Regulating star formation in diverse galactic environments 1505 5 $51,000.00
Wong, Kon
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Statistical Processing on Signal Feature Manifolds 1510 5 $35,000.00
Xi, Li
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Energy conservation in turbulent flows of complex and simple fluids: mechanisms and new approaches 1512 5 $25,000.00
Zhorov, Boris
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Theoretical studies of ligand-receptor interactions in ion channels 1501 5 $45,000.00
Zurob, Hatem HS
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
EQPEQ Electron Backscattered Diffraction System Upgrade 1511 1 $123,797.00