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2014 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Western Ontario
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Archibald, Lisa
Department
Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of
RGPIN Investigating short-term and long-term memory influences on language processing 1502 5 $29,000.00
Bai, Donglin
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Molecular domains determining gap junction channel properties 1501 1 $33,000.00
Ben Ayed, Ismail
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Optimization- and learning-based algorithms for medical image computing 1507 5 $34,800.00
Berruti, Franco
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Technologies for the Valorization of Alternative Fossil and Renewable Resources 1511 5 $44,000.00
Binns, Andrew
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Morphodynamic response of alluvial rivers to changes in flow 1509 5 $23,000.00
Blacquiere, Johanna
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Dynamic Ligands for Sustainable Molecular Catalysis 1504 5 $35,000.00
Blacquiere, Johanna JM
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Inert-Atmosphere Work Station 1504 1 $58,119.00
Bordatchev, Evgueni
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Laser polishing technology: development of engineering and scientific fundamentals 1512 5 $22,000.00
Bouvier, Audrey
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Formation and impact histories of the Solar System and planets from chemical and isotopic investigations of planetary materials 1506 5 $34,000.00
Braun, Willard
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Smoothing and Bootstrapping with Application to Forest Fire Modelling 1508 5 $14,000.00
Briens, Lauren
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Particulate operations in the pharmaceutical and fertilizer industries 1511 5 $20,000.00
Carson, Jeffrey
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Realtime high resolution 3D multispectral photoacoustic imaging 1505 5 $20,000.00
Choi, Yun-Hee
Department
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
RGPIN Statistical Methodologies for Competing Risks 1508 5 $10,000.00
Choy, Wing-Yiu
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Structural and dynamics studies of intrinsically disordered proteins 1501 5 $33,000.00
Chronik, Blaine
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Magnetic Resonance Systems Development 1505 5 $27,000.00
Cipriano, Lauren
Department
Richard Ivey School of Business
RGPIN Decision making in dynamic systems with strategic information acquisition 1509 5 $24,000.00
Corrigan, John JF
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ New Generation CCD Camera for X-ray Diffraction Facility 1504 1 $139,604.00
Creed, Irena
Department
Biology
RGPIN Linking climate change and watershed responses to emerging cyanobacterial blooms in lakes on forested landscapes 1506 5 $50,000.00
Dagnino, Lina
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Modulation of TGF-beta signalling 1501 1 $33,000.00
Dean, Charmaine
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Data Fusion Approaches for Analysing Many Spatial Outcomes Jointly - Semiparametric Mixture Methods for Correlated Counting Processes and Joint Outcome Analyses 1508 5 $45,000.00
Dounavis, Anestis
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Electronic Design Automation Algorithms for Signal Integrity Analysis of High Speed Integrated Circuits 1510 5 $29,000.00
Eagleson, Roy
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Design and Evaluation of VR and AR Simulator Modules 1510 1 $24,000.00
Ellis, Christopher
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Dynamics of Regulating Oxygen Supply by Erythrocytes 1502 5 $29,000.00
Franz, Matthias
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Equivariant aspects in cohomology, K-theory and index theory 1508 5 $14,000.00
Goldman, Daniel
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Integrative modeling of the microcirculation: multi-scale dynamics of oxygen-dependent blood flow regulation 1508 5 $14,000.00
Haeryfar, S.M. Mansour
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Neuroimmune Biology of Natural Killer T Cells 1501 5 $39,000.00
Hamilton, Douglas
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN To stick or not to stick: Investigating cell adhesion dynamics and cell function using nanometric topography. 1501 1 $33,000.00
Heinemann, Ilka
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Mechanistic studies and engineering of reverse nucleotide polymerization 1501 5 $35,000.00
Jackson, Dwayne
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN A novel integrative approach to understanding skeletal muscle hemodynamics: The interplay between static network geometry and acute arteriolar control 1502 5 $33,000.00
Jenkyn, Thomas
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Biomechanics of the interaction between the musculoskeletal system and the worn environment. 1512 1 $22,000.00
Jiang, Dazhi
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Integrated field and numerical investigations on multiscale structures in Earth's lithosphere 1506 5 $29,000.00
Jin, Jisuo
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Late Ordovician brachiopod faunal endemism and mass extinction during drastic climate change, ocean anoxia and sea-level fluctuations 1506 5 $29,000.00
Johnson, James
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Development of Mechanical Testing Systems to Perform Comprehensive Biomechanical Assessments of the Shoulder 1512 1 $32,000.00
Karagiannis, Jim
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular Genetic Analysis of Regulatory Networks Governing Cytokinesis 1501 5 $33,000.00
Karamanev, Dimitre
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Biological convertor of hydrogen to electricity for integration of renewable power to the grid 1511 5 $29,000.00
Kelly, Gregory
Department
Biology
RGPIN Cell Signaling in Embryonic Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transitions 1501 5 $33,000.00
Khalkhali, Masoud
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Scalar curvature, spectral zeta functions and local geometric invariants for noncommutative spaces 1508 5 $22,000.00
Knopf, George
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Flexible bioelectronics and micro-optical systems 1512 5 $26,000.00
Li, Shuo
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Adaptive information processing in hybrid imaging on the cloud 1507 5 $19,000.00
Lindo, Zoë Z
Department
Biology
EQPEQ A field-based experimental system for the evaluation of the effects of elevated temperature and CO2 on peatlands 1503 1 $148,612.00
Ling, Hong
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Molecular Mechanism of Error-free DNA Damage Tolerance 1501 5 $45,000.00
Litchfield, David
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Design of a Chemical Biology Toolkit to Monitor Protein Kinase Function in Time and Space 1501 5 $36,000.00
Liu, Xiaoming
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Mortality risk: modelling, evaluation and risk management 1508 5 $10,000.00
Lomber, Stephen SG
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
EQPEQ Advanced Neurostereology System for Integrative Neurobiology Group 1502 1 $85,836.00
Longstaffe, Fred
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Understanding lower temperature natural systems using stable isotopes 1506 5 $85,000.00
Lutfiyya, Hanan
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Policy-Based Management of Cloud Systems 1507 5 $19,000.00
MacDonald, Penny
Department
Clinical Neurological Sciences
RGPIN Investigating cognitive functions mediated by ventral and dorsal striatum 1502 5 $23,738.00
Margaritis, Argyrios
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Novel Bioprocesses for Biopolymers, Nanoparticles and Biofuels Production 1511 1 $20,000.00
McCormick, John
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Molecular basis of niche adaptation and competition by Streptococcus pyogenes 1501 5 $38,348.00
Metchev, Stanimir
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Architectures and Weather of Exoplanetary Systems 1505 5 $41,000.00
Mittler, Silvia
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Laboratory for Photonics of Surfaces and Interfaces 1504 5 $43,000.00
Moschopoulos, Gerry
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Power Electronics for Renewable and Conventional Energy Systems 1510 5 $29,000.00
Moser, Desmond
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Geochronology of Inner Solar System Materials Down to Atom Scale 1506 5 $41,000.00
O'Donoghue, Patrick
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Protein synthesis with multiple non-canonical amino acids 1501 5 $50,000.00
Ossenkopp, Klaus-Peter
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Immune, Hormonal and Neural Mechanisms of Feeding Behavior 1502 5 $33,000.00
Owen, Adrian M
Department
Psychology
EQPEQ Simultaneous and synchronized electroencephalography (EEG) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) during sleep in normal and brain injured populations 1502 1 $145,503.00
Pagenkopf, Brian
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Natural Product Inspired Synthetic Methods 1504 5 $34,000.00
Parsa, Vijay
Department
Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of
RGPIN Speech Quality Perception and its Estimation 1502 5 $25,000.00
Peters, Terence
Department
Robarts Research Institute
RGPIN Effective Visualization for Image-guided Interventions 1510 5 $29,000.00
Pinsonnault, Martin
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Symplectomorphism Groups and Symplectic Topology 1508 5 $14,000.00
Poulter, Michael
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN The role of phosphorylation on the control of neurosteroid activity on GABA-A receptors 1501 1 $33,000.00
Prato, Frank
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Biological Effects of Weak Extremely Low Frequency Magnetic Fields 1505 5 $41,000.00
Provost, Serge
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Methodologies for Modeling and Analyzing Massive Environmental and Biomedical Data Sets 1508 5 $10,000.00
Purcell, David
Department
Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of
RGPIN Auditory Processing of Speech Sounds 1502 5 $25,000.00
Reid, Gregor
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Probiotic mechanisms of Lactobacillus in metal detoxification 1502 5 $33,000.00
Ren, jiandong
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Risk models based on Marked Markovian Arrival Processes 1508 5 $10,000.00
Renner, Lex
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Quotients in algebraic geometry 1508 5 $18,000.00
Roberts, William
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Comparative Studies of Cognitive Processes 1502 5 $39,000.00
Rohani, Sohrab S
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
EQPEQ A continuous microwave and ultrasonic reactor setup for the fast production of zeolites, metal organic frameworks (MOF) and pharmaceuticals 1511 1 $149,840.00
Sabarinathan, Jayshri
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Micro and Nano-scale Photonic and Plasmonic Crystal based Thin Film Sensors 1510 5 $24,000.00
Samani, Abbas
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Myocardium Biomechanical Modelling and Myocardial Contraction Force Reconstruction 1512 5 $32,000.00
Semenikhin, Oleg
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN New Materials and Approaches for Energy Conversion and Storage 1504 5 $34,000.00
Sendova, Kristina
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences - Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Advanced ruin theory models and applications 1508 5 $14,000.00
Sham, Tsun
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Materials and synchrotron radiation 1504 5 $68,000.00
Shieh, Sean
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Physics and Chemistry of Planetary Materials at Extreme Conditions 1506 5 $35,000.00
Shoesmith, David
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Electrochemical and Analytical Studies of Corroding and Reactive Surfaces 1504 5 $100,000.00
SINGH, Shiva
Department
Biology
RGPIN Genetic Regulatory Mechanisms: insights in neurodevelopmental adaptation under alcohol stresses. 1501 2 $39,000.00
SOBOT, Robert
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Implantable Telemetry Systems 1510 5 $24,000.00
Soddu, Andrea
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Structure-function relationship in the human brain 1502 5 $30,000.00
Staples, James
Department
Biology
RGPIN The nature and significance of metabolic suppression in mammalian hibernation 1502 5 $39,000.00
Stathopulos, Peter
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Protein folding and stability in the stress sensing machinery of stromal interaction molecules. 1501 5 $35,000.00
Stentoft, Lars
Department
Economics
RGPIN Finite mixture models and their use for option pricing and risk management 1508 5 $18,000.00
Sun, Xueliang
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Nanostructured Electrodes for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage 1511 5 $85,000.00
Tornabene, Livio
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Meteorite impact craters as natural probes and gauges on planetary surfaces 1506 5 $28,000.00
Trejos, Ana Luisa
Department
Engineering, Faculty of
RGPIN Smart wearable mechatronic devices for rehabilitation 1510 5 $29,000.00
Tutunea-Fatan, Remus
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Development of diamond cutting technology for fabrication of optically efficient microstructures 1512 5 $22,000.00
Withers, Anthony
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Experimental investigation of volatile elements in mantle minerals and melts 1506 5 $35,000.00
Xu, Chunbao
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass into Renewable Gasoline, Aviation Biofuels and Bio-based Chemicals - towards the Development of 5-HMF-Platform Biorefinery 1511 5 $29,000.00
Zheng, Xiufen
Department
Pathology
RGPIN Methylation and HIF1 as regulators of miR-711 and its impact on stress-induced cell death 1501 5 $33,000.00
Zhou, Wenxing
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Structural Integrity of Energy Pipelines: Assessment, Reliability and Optimization 1509 5 $19,000.00
Zhu, Jingxu
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Two New Advancements in Fluidization Research and Technologies 1511 5 $57,000.00