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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Simon Fraser
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Arzanpour, Siamak
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Next Generation Small Intelligent Machining Systems 1512 5 $22,000.00
Bahreyni, Behraad
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Putting pn junctions to work: silicon micro-/nano-mechanical devices based on depletion region actuators and sensors 1510 5 $40,000.00
Beg, Mirza Faisal
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Brains behind the eyes: Interpreting Medical Images 1510 5 $50,000.00
Bennet, Andrew AJ
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ CD Spectrophotometer for Biological Studies 1504 1 $148,351.00
Bingham, Derek
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN The Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments for Large-scale Computer Simulators 1508 5 $38,000.00
Borwein, Peter
Department
Mathematics - Mathematics
RGPIN The Nexus of Analysis and Number Theory 1508 5 $27,000.00
Britton, Robert
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Development of Enabling Methods for Natural Product and Medicinal Chemistry 1504 5 $68,000.00
Campbell, David
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Inference for Dynamic System Models 1508 5 $10,000.00
Cardoso, Hugo
Department
Archaeology
RGPIN Experimental Bone Taphonomy: A novel approach to long-term and monitored analysis of postmortem changes to bone 1503 1 $22,000.00
Chen, Nansheng
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Genome architecture dynamics and expression 1501 5 $45,000.00
Choy, Jonathan
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Cellular regulation of nitric oxide synthase expression and S-nitrosylation 1501 5 $39,000.00
Clarke, David
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Skeletal muscle cell adaptations to exercise-related stressors 1501 5 $35,000.00
Claydon, Tom
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Mechanisms of regulation of hERG ion channels by cytoplasmic factors 1501 5 $33,000.00
Cooper, Andrew
Department
Resource and Environmental Management, School of
RGPIN The use of indicators, triage, and clinical decision rules to assess data-limited fish populations 1503 5 $25,000.00
Cox, Sean
Department
Resource and Environmental Management, School of
RGPIN Predictive power and risk assessment for marine fisheries in Canada 1503 5 $22,000.00
Crespi, Bernard
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Tradeoffs, Conflicts and Cooperation in the Evolution of Behaviour and Reproduction 1503 5 $61,000.00
D'Arcy, Ryan
Department
Engineering Science, School of - Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Characterizing the functional contribution of white matter systems within distributed neural networks 1502 1 $29,000.00
Dashtgard, Shahin
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Resolving Facies Architectures of the Fraser River Delta - Past and Present 1506 5 $29,000.00
DeVos, Matthew
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Structural Combinatorics 1508 5 $18,000.00
Di Lollo, Vincent
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Initial stages of visual information processing 1502 5 $57,000.00
Dulvy, Nicholas
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Pattern and process in global change biology: from physiology to fisheries sustainability 1503 5 $61,000.00
Eikerling, Michael
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion: From Fundamental Physics to Advanced Design 1504 5 $54,000.00
Ester, Martin M
Department
Computing Science, School of
EQPEQ Computational Infrastructure for Cloud Computing, Computational Biology, and Data Mining 1507 1 $110,711.00
Funt, Brian
Department
Applied Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Computational Models of Colour Perception with Applications to Camera and Light Design 1507 5 $19,000.00
Gencay, Ramazan
Department
Economics
RGPIN Identification and Testing Structural Changes at Unknown Locations with Wavelets 1508 5 $14,000.00
Gibson, Daniel
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Tectonic evolution of orogenic infrastructure, plateau development and collapse 1506 5 $35,000.00
Girt, Erol
Department
Physics
RGPIN Novel nanomagnetic structures, materials and devices 1505 5 $34,000.00
Girt, Erol E
Department
Physics
EQPEQ New x-ray capabilities for single-crystal materials science at SFU 1505 1 $144,939.00
Gobas, Frank
Department
Resource and Environmental Management, School of
RGPIN Natural and Constructed Wetlands for Pollution Remediation 1509 5 $34,000.00
Golnaraghi, Farid
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Regenerative Suspension System for Electric Vehicles 1512 5 $32,000.00
Gorniak, Peter
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
RGPIN Game Design Intelligence 1507 5 $19,000.00
Gorski, Sharon
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Roles of macroautophagy in Drosophila development 1501 1 $39,000.00
Gray, Bonnie
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Microinstrumentation featuring flexible polymers: from discrete devices to full electronic and microfluidic systems 1510 5 $35,000.00
Green, David
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Overwintering ecology, migration strategies and demography of migratory birds 1503 5 $27,000.00
Hart, Michael
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Evolutionary genetics of speciation 1503 5 $42,000.00
Hell, Pavol
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Complexity of Partition Problems 1507 5 $62,000.00
Kavanagh, Karen
Department
Physics
RGPIN Picometer Probes for Defects in Nanostructures 1505 5 $58,000.00
Kennedy, Christopher
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Regulation and functional significance of the ABC transporter P-glycoprotein (ABCB1) in fish 1502 5 $47,000.00
Kennett, Malcolm
Department
Physics
RGPIN Strong correlations of atoms in optical lattices and electrons in quantum materials 1505 5 $17,000.00
Kermode, Allison
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Towards a mechanistic understanding of global regulators of plant lifecycle transitions and seedling responses to environmental stresses 1502 5 $33,000.00
Kropinski, Mary Catherine
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Fast Integral Equation Methods: Algorithms and Applications 1508 5 $14,000.00
Kunz, Peter
Department
Chemistry
SAPIN Offline investigation of thermodynamic and chemical processes in targets for radioactive beam production 19 3 $27,000.00
Lank, David
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Maintenance of ecological polymorphism by frequency-dependent selection 1503 5 $27,000.00
Liotti, Mario
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Electrophysiology and Neuroimaging of the influence of Emotion on Cognitive Processing 1502 5 $25,000.00
Liu, Jiangchuan
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Scalable and Energy-Efficient Multimedia Content Sharing over New Generation Computing and Communication Platforms 1507 5 $46,000.00
Lockhart, Richard
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Bayes assisted frequentist model assessment and statistical inference 1508 5 $27,000.00
Lu, Yi
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Space-Time Risk Processes with Applications in Non-Life Insurance 1508 5 $18,000.00
Marigold, Daniel
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Dealing with uncertain visual feedback while walking 1502 5 $25,000.00
Mattsson, Jim
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Genetic engineering of higher leaf vein density in rice towards improved yield 1502 5 $33,000.00
Monagan, Michael
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Parallel Algorithms for Polynomials 1507 5 $31,000.00
Mooers, Arne
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Applying evolutionary theory to biodiversity and conservation 1503 5 $50,000.00
Muraki, David
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Wave Models for Atmospheric Fluid Dynamics 1508 5 $14,000.00
Pasquier, Philippe
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
RGPIN Musical Metacreation 1507 5 $25,000.00
Payandeh, Shahram
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Study of Kinematic Tracking and Monitoring of Human Movements in a Collaborative Network of Depth Sensors 1512 5 $26,000.00
Pinto, B. Mario
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Carbohydrate Mimicry and Enzyme Inhibition 1504 5 $84,000.00
pio, frederic
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Elucidation of novel pathways components of C. elegans viral immunity 1501 5 $33,000.00
Riecke, Bernhard
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
RGPIN Enabling Effective Human Spatial Cognition, Orientation and Behaviour in Virtual Environments 1507 5 $19,000.00
Robinovitch, Stephen
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Improvements in the Design of Shoulder Pads and Boards for Preventing Head Injuries During Ice Hockey Collisions 1512 1 $32,000.00
Routledge, Rick
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Methods and Applications for Assessing Ecosystem Impacts of Natural Climate Fluctuations and Human Activities with Emphasis on Western Canada 1508 5 $14,000.00
Stead, Douglas D
Department
Earth Sciences
EQPEQ A long range laser scanning facility for resource geotechnics and natural hazard investigations 1506 1 $150,000.00
Stephen, Tamon
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Pivoting Algorithms and Geometric Optimization Problems 1508 5 $10,000.00
Storr, Timothy
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN New Avenues in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Electronic Structure, Catalysis, and Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry 1504 5 $43,000.00
Sumner, William
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Automated Explanations for Debugging 1507 5 $24,000.00
Swartz, Tim
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Bayesian Modeling and Computations 1508 5 $18,000.00
Tan, Ping
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN SFM++: Toward Active, Collaborative, and Semantic Structure-from-Motion (SFM) 1507 5 $54,000.00
Thewalt, Jenifer
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry & Physics
RGPIN Domains in Biologically Relevant Lipid Membranes 1501 5 $33,000.00
Thewalt, Michael
Department
Physics
RGPIN Optical control and readout of spins in enriched 28Si for applications in quantum information 1505 5 $69,000.00
Tibbits, Glen
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Regulation of contractility in the teleost heart 1502 5 $33,000.00
TRUMMER, Manfred
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN I. Sensitivity of Numerical Methods and Adaptivity 1508 5 $10,000.00
TSAI, CHI-LIANG
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Modeling of mortality rates, hedging of longevity and mortality risks, and pricing of mortality-linked securities 1508 5 $10,000.00
Tupper, Paul
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Mathematical Models in Cognitive Science: Neural Fields and Exemplar Dynamics 1508 5 $22,000.00
Vaughan, Rodney RG
Department
Engineering Science, School of
EQPEQ A Cylindrical Scanner Upgrade for Antenna Pattern Measurement by Holography 1510 1 $146,818.00
Verheyen, Esther
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Control of organ formation and morphogenesis during development 1501 5 $53,000.00
Wang, Gaofeng
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Developing Key Technologies towards an Engineer Centered Quantitative Design Methodology 1512 5 $26,000.00
Wang, Jiacheng
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Modular power converters for industrial energy applications 1510 5 $25,000.00
Wang, Ke
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Secure Query Answering for Outsourced Databases in Cloud Computing 1507 5 $54,000.00
Warren, Jeffrey
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Artificial metalloproteins: photochemical and electrochemical approaches for understanding mechanism and catalysis 1504 5 $35,000.00
Warren, Jeffrey JJ
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Instrumentation for nanosecond time-resolved transient absorption and luminescence: from protein dynamics to photovoltaics 1504 1 $149,809.00
Williams, Tony D
Department
Biological Sciences
EQPEQ Automated radio tracking system for avian studies 1503 1 $41,111.00
Wittenberg, Ralf
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Evolution equations displaying complex spatiotemporal behaviour 1508 5 $10,000.00
Yeats, Karen
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Combinatorial approaches to quantum field theory 1508 5 $22,000.00
Zhang, Hao
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN A Study of Form, Function, and Fabrication of 3D Shapes 1507 5 $46,000.00
Zhang, Zhe George
Department
Beedie School of Business
RGPIN Optimal Control and Performance Evaluation of Stochastic Service and Manufacturing Systems 1509 5 $21,000.00