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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Queen's
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Aarssen, Lonnie
Department
Biology
RGPIN Mechanisms of species assembly and coexistence in vegetation under a changing climate: Plant traits, contested resources, and ecosystem services 1503 5 $34,000.00
Alajaji, Fady
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Joint Source-Channel Coding Theory with Applications to Wireless Communication Networks 1510 5 $40,000.00
Arnott, Shelley
Department
Biology
RGPIN Community response to environmental change: the role of dispersal, local adaptation, and species interactions 1503 5 $34,000.00
Blostein, Dorothea
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Pattern Recognition Models for Bioinspired Computing and Document Analysis 1507 5 $19,000.00
Blostein, Steven
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Avoidance or Alignment: Interference Mitigation Strategies for Wireless Communications 1510 5 $29,000.00
Bonier, Frances
Department
Biology
RGPIN Linking current and future environment, physiology, behaviour, and life history in birds 1503 5 $27,000.00
Boulay, Mark
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
SAPPJ DEAP-3600 Operation and Analysis 19 2 $836,000.00
CARRINGTON, Tucker
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Development and application of new methods for computing rovibrational spectra and rate constants 1504 5 $84,000.00
Champagne, Pascale
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Integrated Wastewater Treatment for Bioresource and Bioenergy Recovery 1509 5 $26,000.00
Chen, Bingshu
Department
Community Health and Epidemiology
RGPIN Statistical models for clustered survival data and multivariate recurrent events 1508 5 $14,000.00
Ciccarelli, Gabriel
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Study of explosion physics 1512 5 $26,000.00
Courteau, Stephane
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Towards an understanding of galaxy structure and evolution 1505 5 $44,000.00
Diederichs, Mark Stephen MS
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
EQPEQ Servo Controlled Shear Actuator for high accuracy determination of interlayer, fracture and vein stiffness and strength for waste storage and deep mining applications 1509 1 $147,997.00
Dumas, Genevieve
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Occupational biomechanics with applications to pregnancy 1512 5 $22,000.00
Eckert, Christopher
Department
Biology
RGPIN The Ecology & Evolution of Species Range Limits 1503 5 $79,000.00
Escobedo, Carlos
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Optofluidics-based sensing platforms 1511 5 $25,000.00
Filion, Yves
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Sustainable Water Main Asset Rehabilitation & Replacement Planning 1509 5 $21,000.00
Flanagan, John
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Decision making in action planning and control 1502 5 $57,000.00
Fotopoulos, Georgia
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
RGPIN Uncertainty models of reference surfaces derived from multi-platform geodetic observations 1509 5 $19,000.00
Freundorfer, Alois
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN 3D Ceramic Sensors and Circuits 1510 5 $24,000.00
Gharesifard, Bahman
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Continuous-time distributed optimization and tradeoffs of optimality and heterogeneity 1510 5 $29,000.00
Godin, Laurent
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
RGPIN Cross-strike discontinuities and along-strike variability in continental collision zones 1506 5 $41,000.00
Guay, Martin
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Control and optimization of large-scale uncertain systems 1511 5 $44,000.00
Hassan, Ahmed
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Mining Software Repositories to Support the Development and Operation of Ultra Large Scale Software Systems 1507 5 $54,000.00
Hassanein, Hossam
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Ubiquitous Global Sensing 1507 5 $38,000.00
Horton, Joseph
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Interfacial Forces and Novel Self-Assembled Surface Structures 1504 5 $34,000.00
James, Noel
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
RGPIN Facies anatomy and early diagenesis of carbonate rocks 1506 5 $70,000.00
Jarrell, Ken
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Genetics and regulation of surface structures in the Domain Archaea 1501 5 $53,000.00
KIM, IL MIN
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Revolutionizing Physical Layer Security for Wireless Communications 1510 5 $35,000.00
Kunz, Manuela M
Department
Computing, School of
EQPEQ A system for real-time, portable 3D medical imaging acquisition for interdisciplinary research 1507 1 $126,644.00
Kyser, T
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
RGPIN Tracing element migration in the geosphere and biosphere 1506 5 $70,000.00
Lafreniere, Melissa
Department
Geography
RGPIN The biogeochemical response of High Arctic surface waters to changing permafrost and hydrology 1506 5 $52,000.00
Lin, Chunfang
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Topics on Design of Experiments and Computer Experiments 1508 5 $10,000.00
Liss, Steven
Department
Environmental Studies, School of
RGPIN Dynamics of the Morphological Features of Microbial Structures in Engineered Environmental Systems 1509 5 $26,000.00
Liu, Yan-Fei
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN A New Power Architecture with Wireless Feedback Control for Next Generation Server Power System 1510 5 $40,000.00
Lomax, Alan
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Neurotransmitter modulation of neurogenesis in the adult enteric nervous system 1501 5 $33,000.00
Loock, Hans-Peter
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Instruments and Applications for Absorption and Fluorescence Spectroscopy 1504 5 $84,000.00
Lougheed, Stephen
Department
Biology
RGPIN Roles of isolation, secondary contact and gene flow in diversification and speciation. 1503 5 $42,000.00
Mabee, Warren
Department
Geography
RGPIN Combining simulation and life cycle modelling to identify opportunities for advanced biorefineries 1509 5 $21,000.00
Massey, Thomas
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Modification of DNA Repair Activities by the Nutraceutical Sulforaphane 1502 5 $33,000.00
Mechefske, Christopher
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Characterization and Control of Non-Steady State Machine Vibration 1512 5 $38,000.00
Montgomerie, Robert
Department
Biology
RGPIN Sexual selection and the perception of colour 1503 5 $42,000.00
Moore, Ian
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Testing, analysis and performance of new and existing buried pipes installed using conventional and trenchless technologies 1509 5 $45,000.00
Munhall, Kevin
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Audiovisual Speech Perception 1502 5 $33,000.00
Munhall, Kevin G
Department
Psychology
EQPEQ Eye tracking with mobile participants 1502 1 $38,155.00
Narbonne, Guy
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
RGPIN When Life Got Big: The Ediacaran emergence of biological complexity 1506 5 $29,000.00
Noble, Anthony
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
SAPMR Queen's University Infrastructure support for the development of SNOLAB experiments 19 1 $145,000.00
Olivo, Gema
Department
Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
RGPIN Source-Transport-Trap Models for Base and Precious Metals in Basins 1506 5 $29,000.00
Pyke, Kyra
Department
Kinesiology & Health Studies, School of
RGPIN Shear stress and the regulation of vascular function and structure 1502 5 $33,000.00
Ramsay, Juliana
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Biological treatment of naphthenic acids in oil sands process waters 1511 5 $29,000.00
Spekkens, Kristine
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Towards a Cosmological View of Disk Galaxy Structure 1505 5 $41,000.00
Stotz, James
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Controlling Quantum States using Phononic Crystals 1505 5 $27,000.00
Takahara, Glen
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Nonparametric Methods for Temporally Correlated and High Dimensional Data 1508 5 $10,000.00
Thorley, Ursula
Department
Mining Engineering
RGPIN Classification of oil sands ore and waste on the basis of technical and economic criteria 1509 5 $13,172.00
Treitz, Paul
Department
Geography/Arts and Science
RGPIN REMOTE SENSING OF BIOPHYSICAL VARIABLES AT MULTIPLE SPATIAL SCALES ALONG A LATITUDINAL GRADIENT IN THE CANADIAN ARCTIC 1506 5 $35,000.00
Vertegaal, Roel
Department
School of Computing
RGPIN The Design and Evaluation of 3D Haptic Organic User Interfaces 1507 5 $54,000.00
YUI, NORIKO
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Calabi-Yau Varieties: Arithmetic, Geometry and Physics 1508 5 $14,000.00
Zulkernine, Mohammad
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Build and Watch: Towards Intrusion-Aware Software Systems 1507 5 $25,000.00