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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Calgary
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Altier, Christophe
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology - Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Mechanistic understanding of the thermosensitive Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) channels. 1501 5 $30,000.00
Aycock, John
Department
Computer Science - Computer Science
RGPIN Tools and frameworks for computer security alternatives 1507 5 $18,000.00
BARCLAY, PAUL
Department
Physics and Astronomy
EQPEQ Coherent actuation of diamond optomechanical devices 1505 1 $107,450.00
Beattie, Tara
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Characterization of Telomerase interactions critical for cell survival and proliferation 1501 5 $30,000.00
Beauchamp, Benoit
Department
Geoscience - Geoscience
RGPIN Carbonate Record of Past Thresholds, Critical Transitions and State Shifts in the Earth Systems 1506 5 $41,000.00
Bodner, Glen
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Modulators of memory and subjective experiences 1502 5 $40,000.00
Bonni, Shirin
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Epigenetic Regulation of Muscle Differentiation by the Chromatin Remodeling Protein ING2 1501 5 $30,000.00
Borgland, Stephanie
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
EQPEQ Bussey-Saksida touch screen chambers for monitoring cognitive behaviour in mice 1502 1 $149,804.00
Braverman, Elena
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Systems with a distributed memory and applications to population dynamics 1508 5 $17,000.00
Brudnyi, Alexander
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Algebraic and Geometric Approaches to Some Long-standing Problems of Analysis 1508 5 $25,000.00
Chan, Sonny
Department
Computer Science - Computer Science
RGPIN Visual and interactive computing for surgery and medicine 1507 5 $18,000.00
Cheng, Frank
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Electrochemistry and pitting corrosion of nano-scale metallurgical features in pipeline steels 1511 5 $35,000.00
Chu, Angus
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Understanding fundamental process mechanics of volatile fatty acid production and metabolism in fermentation of primary sludge 1509 5 $22,000.00
Clarkson, Christopher
Department
Geoscience - Geoscience
RGPIN Use of Drill Cuttings for Optimizing Recovery From Liquid-Rich Shale Reservoirs 1511 5 $30,000.00
Colicos, Michael
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology - Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Development of photoconductive stimulation technology for long-term interfacing with living neurons. 1502 5 $24,000.00
Cross, James
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Evolution of hormones regulating feto-maternal physiology 1502 1 $24,000.00
Cunningham, Clifton
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Geometrization of Admissible Distributions and the Local Langlands Conjecture 1508 5 $14,000.00
Dann, Markus
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Pipeline integrity assessment using mass inspection data 1509 5 $23,000.00
Davidsen, Joern
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Physics of complex systems: emergent properties and dynamical networks 1505 5 $46,000.00
De Buck, Jeroen
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Novel platforms for detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in dairy cattle. 1502 5 $24,000.00
Deardon, Rob
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Statistical inference and planning for complex infectious disease systems 1508 5 $25,000.00
Dehghanian, Vahid
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Cooperative Multi-Radio Positioning 1510 5 $22,000.00
Du, Ke
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
EQPEQ Elemental Carbon Organic Carbon Analyzer for characterization and sourcing of carbonaceous aerosols 1509 1 $67,581.00
Du, Ke
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN A top-down approach for apportioning black carbon aerosols to emission sources in regions with multiple competing contributors 1509 5 $20,000.00
Dunn, Jeff
Department
Medicine, Faculty of - Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Regulation of brain oxygenation 1502 5 $33,000.00
Dyck, Richard
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN The role of zincergic neurons, and zinc signalling, in cortical plasticity 1502 5 $40,000.00
Edwards, William
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of - Kinesiology, Faculty of
RGPIN Multiscale modeling of the skeletal system: whole-body movement to cellular deformation 1512 5 $23,000.00
EL-HACHA, Raafat
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Strengthening Concrete Structures with Smart Materials 1509 5 $22,000.00
Elliott, Robert
Department
Haskayne School of Business - Haskayne School of Business
RGPIN Estimation and filtering of hidden semi Markov models, event based filters and stochastic control. 1510 5 $30,000.00
Else, Brent
Department
Geography - Geography
RGPIN Air-sea CO2 Exchange in the Arctic Marine Environment 1506 5 $24,000.00
Facchini, Peter
Department
Biological Sciences
EQPEQ High-Capacity and Temperature-Controlled Shaker Incubators 1502 1 $54,786.00
Federico, Salvatore
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Biomechanics of Damage, Growth and Remodelling 1512 5 $29,000.00
Fox, Jeremy
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Ecological and evolutionary dynamics 1503 5 $26,000.00
Gailer, Juergen
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ A microwave digestion system for advanced trace element research 1502 1 $24,240.00
Galpern, Paul
Department
Environmental Design, Faculty of - Environmental Design, Faculty of
RGPIN Landscape connectivity for insect pollinators under conditions of environmental change 1503 5 $25,000.00
Gao, Yang
Department
Geomatics Engineering
EQPEQ Equipment for developing and prototyping robust navigation system for autonomous vehicles 1509 1 $150,000.00
Gates, Ian
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Reduced Emission In Situ Oil Sands Recovery Processes 1511 5 $57,000.00
Ghannouchi, Fadhel
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Green Multi-Antenna and MIMO Radio Transmitters 1510 5 $58,000.00
Gieg, Lisa
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Understanding syntrophic hydrocarbon metabolism under methanogenic conditions 1501 5 $38,000.00
Gilleard, John
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Population genomics of anthelmintic resistance in parasitic nematodes of livestock : Haemonchus contortus as a model system 1503 5 $40,000.00
Gour, Gilad
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Quantum Resource Theories 1505 5 $42,000.00
Hachem, Caroline
Department
Environmental Design, Faculty of - Environmental Design, Faculty of
RGPIN Advanced Building Envelope Systems for Improved Energy Performance of Multistory Buildings 1512 5 $22,000.00
Hansen, David
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Proteasomal regulation of proliferation in the C. elegans germ line 1501 5 $45,000.00
Hassanzadeh, Hassan
Department
Schulich School of Engineering - Schulich School of Engineering
RGPIN Solubility trapping of CO2 in deep saline aquifers 1511 5 $30,000.00
Helaoui, Mohamed
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Mixerless RF Transceivers for Wireless Communication 1510 5 $30,000.00
Herzog, Walter
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of
EQPEQ The energetics of molecular motors 1502 1 $147,042.00
Hill, Josephine
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Moderating the activity of nickel and potassium catalysts for the gasification and activation of carbonaceous materials 1511 5 $35,000.00
Hill, Josephine
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
EQPEQ Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer for Catalytic Studies 1511 1 $92,668.00
Hu, Yaoping
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN A computer-based platform for visualization and interactive analysis of complex data 1510 5 $22,000.00
Huang, Carol Tzu-Ling
Department
Paediatrics - Paediatrics
RGPIN Role of placental lactogens in regulating pancreatic beta-cell mass and function 1502 5 $24,000.00
Huang, Peng
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN In vivo cell signaling dynamics in spinal cord patterning 1501 5 $39,000.00
Hynes, Michael
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Plasmid biology of Rhizobium leguminosarum 1501 5 $45,000.00
Iaria, Giuseppe
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Development and plasticity of human topographical orientation 1502 5 $40,000.00
Jackel, Brian
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Geospace systems 1505 5 $22,000.00
Jackson, Leland
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN The structuring role of macrophytes in freshwater ecosystems 1503 5 $21,000.00
Jasechko, Scott
Department
Geography - Geography
RGPIN The isotopic fingerprint of continental waters 1506 5 $20,000.00
Jenne, Craig
Department
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
RGPIN Development of Imaging Approaches to Study Coagulation In Vivo 1501 5 $32,000.00
Klein, Claudia
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN CONCEPTUS-MATERNAL CROSSTALK IN THE HORSE 1502 5 $28,000.00
Lamoureux, Michael
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematical analysis and inverse theory for seismic and medical imaging 1508 5 $17,000.00
Leung, Henry
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Big Data Fusion 1510 5 $47,000.00
Li, Haocheng
Department
Oncology - Oncology
RGPIN New Statistical Methodologies for the Analyses of Complex and Imperfect Functional Data 1508 5 $13,000.00
Li, LePing
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Mechanics of Knee Joints - The Role of Fluid Pressure and Flow in Load Sharing and Cartilage Metabolism 1512 5 $22,000.00
Li, Zongpeng
Department
Computer Science
EQPEQ Data Workload Generator for Research on Big Data and Network Science 1507 1 $150,000.00
Liao, Shan
Department
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases - Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
RGPIN Lymphatic pumping and lymphatic transport of antigen to lymph node 1502 5 $33,000.00
Lvovsky, Alexander
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Quantum technology of light and atoms 1505 5 $53,000.00
Lytton, Jonathan
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Integration of Calcium Signaling: Regulation of K-dependent Na/Ca-exchangers 1501 5 $30,000.00
MacCallum, Justin
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Development of integrative approaches to biomolecular structure determination 1504 5 $25,000.00
MacIntosh, Brian
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of - Kinesiology, Faculty of
RGPIN Evaluation of a novel model of skeletal muscle fatigue 1502 5 $28,000.00
Malik, Om
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Electric Power Systems - simulation, operational behaviour, control and protection 1510 5 $30,000.00
Martinez, Marina
Department
Cell Biology and Anatomy - Cell Biology and Anatomy
RGPIN Mechanisms of locomotor plasticity after partial section of the spinal cord: role of neural activity 1502 5 $29,000.00
Mehrotra, Anil
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Solids Deposition from Paraffinic Mixtures: Investigation of 'Cold Flow' in Pipelines 1511 5 $35,000.00
Nassar, Nashaat
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Adsorption and subsequent hydroprocessing of unstable polar heavy hydrocarbons over iron-silicate nanoparticles 1511 5 $22,000.00
Nault, Barrie
Department
Haskayne School of Business - Haskayne School of Business
RGPIN Information Use in the Operations of the Smart Grid 1509 5 $22,000.00
Ng, Kenneth
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Molecular Structural Studies of Proteins and Enzymes Important to Biotechnology 1501 5 $38,000.00
Nigg, Benno
Department
Kinesiology, Faculty of - Kinesiology, Faculty of
RGPIN Biomechanical Response Variability across Individuals from Perturbations to the Musculoskeletal System 1502 1 $40,000.00
Norman, Ann-Lise
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Delineation of biogenic S and SO2 in the growth of sulfate aerosols by isotope apportionment 1506 5 $22,000.00
O'Keefe, Kyle
Department
Schulich School of Engineering - Schulich School of Engineering
RGPIN GNSS, RF-Ranging, and Vision for Cooperative Relative Navigation 1509 5 $28,000.00
Park, Simon
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
EQPEQ Development of Multi-functional Integrated System for Flexible Battery and Sensing Platform 1512 1 $147,927.00
Ramirez-Serrano, Alejandro
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Scalable Highly Maneuverable Unmanned Aerial Vehicles v2.0 for Confined Spaces. 1512 5 $29,000.00
Sadeghpour, Farnaz
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Improving Safety and Productivity on Construction Sites through Dynamic Planning, Monitoring and Control 1509 5 $22,000.00
Samuel, Marcus
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Cellular signaling mechanisms during pollen-pistil interactions in Brassicaceae 1502 5 $33,000.00
Sanati Nezhad, Amir
Department
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
RGPIN Development of miniaturized multi-organ human skin-vasculature-liver model on chip (SVLOC) for biological investigation of cross-talk of multiple organs 1512 5 $23,000.00
Schaetzl, Hermann
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Analyzing how animal prions use existing cellular programs for release and intercellular spread 1501 5 $38,000.00
Simon, Christoph
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Quantum optics: fundamental tests and quantum technology 1505 5 $63,000.00
Sotero Diaz, Roberto
Department
Radiology - Radiology
RGPIN Estimating microscopic biophysical information from macroscopic neuroimaging data via the inversion of neural-glial mass models 1501 5 $32,000.00
Strous, Marc
Department
Geoscience - Geoscience
RGPIN A microbial game of thrones - from theory to application 1503 5 $49,000.00
Sundararaj, Uttandaraman
Department
Chemical and Petroleum Engineering - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
RGPIN Novel Multiphase Polymer Materials: Synthesis, Processing, Morphology and Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites and Polymer Blends 1511 5 $57,000.00
Swishchuk, Anatoliy
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Inhomogeneous Random Evolutions and their Applications in Finance 1508 5 $17,000.00
Syed, Naweed
Department
Cell Biology and Anatomy - Cell Biology and Anatomy
RGPIN Mechanisms underlying short-term synaptic plasticity and synapse formation between identified neurons 1502 5 $28,000.00
Tay, Joo Hwa
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation by Aerobic Granulation Membrane Bioreactor (AGMBR) 1509 5 $34,000.00
Tieleman, Peter
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Computer simulations of lipids 1504 5 $89,000.00
Tittel, Wolfgang
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Merging nano, rare-earths, and nonlinear crystals: key technology for large-scale quantum networks 1505 5 $71,000.00
Tittel, Wolfgang
Department
Physics and Astronomy
EQPEQ Cryostat for real-world quantum repeaters 1505 1 $150,000.00
Trudel, Simon
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Departmental Powder X-ray Diffractometer 1504 1 $149,999.00
Turner, Raymond
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Bacterial multi-resistance mechanisms: Functional studies on a multi-ligand transporter 1501 5 $63,000.00
Vogel, Hans (Harm)
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Calcium regulatory proteins in plants and yeasts; an NMR approach 1501 5 $38,000.00
Vyas, Rushi
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Ambient Wireless Power Harvesting Sensor Platforms (WPHSP) 1510 5 $24,000.00
Wasmuth, James
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN A genome informatics approach to discover the genetic determinants of the evolution of parasitism in nematode worms. 1501 5 $34,000.00
Westwick, David
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Identification of Nonlinear Systems 1510 5 $25,000.00
Wieser, Michael
Department
Physics and Astronomy - Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Tracing element pathways and processes of Fe, Cu, Zn and Mo in the geosphere and biosphere using stable isotopes 1506 5 $22,000.00
Wilson, Richard
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology - Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Neuronal basis of ventilation in vertebrates 1502 5 $28,000.00
Wirasinghe, Sumedha
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Analytical Modeling of Urban Public Transit Systems 1509 5 $34,000.00
Wong, Ron
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN A unified framework for engineering characterization of argillaceous formations (soils and rocks) 1509 5 $20,000.00
Yan, Jun
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology - Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN In vivo whole-cell patch study of excitation and inhibition interplay in auditory cortical plasticity 1502 5 $40,000.00
Yates, Robin
Department
Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of - Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of
RGPIN Exploration of novel cellular processes in phagocytes. 1501 1 $30,000.00
Zimmerly, Steven
Department
Biological Sciences
EQPEQ A laser-scanning system for radioisotope-labeled, multi-fluorescent, chemifluorescent and colorimetric imaging 1501 1 $128,012.00