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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Concordia
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Agarwal, Anjali
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Resource Management in Cognitive Radio-based Virtualized Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks 1510 5 $22,000.00
Akbari, Hashem
Department
Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Cool surface technologies, urban vegetation, and their effects on energy and air quality in Canadian climates 1509 5 $25,000.00
Alagar, Vangalur
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering - Computer Science and Software Engineering
RGPIN Cyber-Physical Systems - Formal Modeling, Design, and Verification 1507 5 $18,000.00
Alecsandru, Ciprian
Department
Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Sustainability of Transportation Systems: Modeling Traffic Operations and Safety 1509 5 $20,000.00
Awasthi, Anjali
Department
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE) - Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)
RGPIN Sustainable city logistics planning under collaboration 1509 5 $22,000.00
Bhat, Rama
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Attenuation of Vibrations in Aircraft Landing Gears due to Impact Loads Using Magnetorheological Dampers 1512 5 $22,000.00
Bherer, Louis
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Cognitive plasticity of executive control mechanisms: Effects of computerized training, Individual differences, Training/Transfer specificity 1502 5 $31,368.00
Brown, Grant
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Ecological uncertainty as a driver of neophobia in aquatic prey 1503 5 $32,000.00
Bui, Tien
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering - Computer Science and Software Engineering
RGPIN Applications of Sparse Representation, Low Rank Approximation and Dictionary Learning to Image Processing and Pattern Recognition 1507 1 $18,000.00
Chauhan, Satyaveer
Department
Decision Sciences/Mgmt Info. System - Decision Sciences/Mgmt Info. System
RGPIN Models and approaches for large scale supply chain planning 1509 5 $22,000.00
Chen, Zezhong
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Techniques of Developing High-Performance Cutters through Integration of Cutter Surface Formulation, Programming for Multi-Axis CNC Grinding, and Cutter Performance Evaluation 1512 5 $22,000.00
Cowan, Glenn
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Energy-efficient high-density wired communication links 1510 5 $22,000.00
Dolatabadi, Ali
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Analysis of Two-phase flows for Spraying Processes 1512 5 $34,000.00
Forgione, Pat
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry - Chemistry and Biochemistry
RGPIN Development and application of decarboxylative and desulfinative cross-coupling reactions 1504 5 $45,000.00
Frank, Mariana
Department
Physics - Physics
SAPIN Phenomenological studies of Beyond the Standard Model scenarios 19 5 $40,000.00
Galal, Khaled
Department
Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Seismic Design and Retrofit of Reinforced Masonry Buildings 1509 5 $28,000.00
Gauthier, Claudine
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Multi-parametric vascular and metabolic MRI for the study of cerebral plasticity 1505 5 $22,000.00
Ghrayeb, Ali
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Proactive Data Obfuscation in Future Wireless Networks Through Physical-layer Security Techniques 1510 5 $25,000.00
Gora, Pawel
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Absolutely Continuous Invariant Measures for Selectors of Multivalued Maps and Their Applications 1508 5 $14,000.00
Haghighat, Fariborz
Department
Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Designing Smart and Sustainable Remote Communities: Using Energy Storage to Match Supply and Demand 1512 1 $25,000.00
Harutyunyan, Hovhannes
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering - Computer Science and Software Engineering
RGPIN Optimal message dissemination problems in graphs 1507 5 $18,000.00
Hyndman, Cody
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Stochastic modelling in mathematical and computational finance 1508 5 $14,000.00
Iordanova, Mihaela
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Fear and Reward: Role of Dopamine in Predictive Learning 1502 5 $29,000.00
Khendek, Ferhat
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Model Driven Incremental Design and Validation of Software Systems 1507 5 $29,000.00
Korotkin, Dmitry
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Integrable systems, moduli spaces and spectral geometry 1505 5 $41,500.00
Krzyzak, Adam
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering - Computer Science and Software Engineering
RGPIN Nonparametric Learning with Applications in Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis 1507 5 $29,000.00
Kuzgunkaya, Onur
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Allocation of Responsive Capacity in Managing Supply Chain Disruptions 1509 5 $20,000.00
Lee, Jin Suk
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Investigating peptide signaling controlling plant development in Arabidopsis 1502 5 $45,000.00
Lessard, Jean-Philippe
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN The role of climate, biotic interactions and dispersal limitations in determining the distribution of species amid global warming 1503 5 $25,000.00
Li, S. Samuel
Department
Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Advances in Computational Models for Simulation of Sediment Dynamics in Alluvial Rivers 1509 5 $20,000.00
Mailhot, Mιlina
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Measures and Models for Dependent Actuarial Risks 1508 5 $16,000.00
Mehmet Ali, Mustafa
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Resource Optimization of wireless access networks, software defined networks and cloud computing for the Internet of Things 1510 5 $22,000.00
Moselhi, Osama
Department
Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering - Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Automation in construction/project management 1509 5 $25,000.00
Ottenwaelder, Xavier
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry - Chemistry and Biochemistry
RGPIN Novel oxidative functionalizations using earth-abundant transition metals 1504 5 $28,000.00
Packirisamy, Muthukumaran
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
EQPEQ Bio-electro-mechanical probe station (FT-EM2100 MEMS Probe station) for simultaneous testing of Bio-mechanical, electrical and geometrical properties of cells 1512 1 $150,000.00
Penhune, Virginia
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Brain mechanisms of auditory-motor integration and learning 1502 5 $28,000.00
Popovic, Lea
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Multi-scale stochastic systems motivated by biological models 1508 5 $17,000.00
Rilling, Juergen
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering - Computer Science and Software Engineering
RGPIN Ambient Software Engineering -Moving Towards A Software Engineering Web of Things 1507 5 $29,000.00
Rivaz, Hassan
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Estimation of tissue deformation in medical images 1510 5 $27,000.00
Rodrigues, Luis
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Optimal Networked Piecewise Affine Control Systems 1510 5 $22,000.00
Shihab, Emad
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering - Computer Science and Software Engineering
RGPIN Detecting and Recommending Mitigations for Impactful Risky Software Changes 1507 5 $34,000.00
Shiri Varnaamkhaasti, Nematollaah
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering - Computer Science and Software Engineering
RGPIN Uncertain Relational Database Management and Integration Systems: Concepts and Techniques 1507 1 $18,000.00
Skinner, Cameron
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry - Chemistry and Biochemistry
RGPIN Multidimensional Separation Tools for Proteomics and Methods to Determine Metabolic Capacity 1504 5 $20,000.00
Skonieczny, Krzysztof
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Robot-terrain interactions for space robots 1512 5 $23,000.00
Tahar, Sofiene
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Formal Analysis of Physical Systems 1507 5 $29,000.00
Valizadeh, Pouya
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Investigation of the role of isolation-feature geometry in improving the threshold-voltage adjustability and power-handling of polar III-Nitride HFETs, and physics-based modeling of the gate-current 1510 5 $22,000.00
Vuckovic, Dajana
Department
Chemistry and Biochemistry
EQPEQ Liquid-handler for high-throughput metabolomics of biological fluids 1504 1 $69,981.00
Xie, Wen-Fang
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering - Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Integrated Visual/Force Servoing Control of Robotic Manufacturing Systems 1512 5 $34,000.00
Youssef, Amr
Department
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE) - Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)
RGPIN Analysis and Design of Authenticated Encryption Schemes 1510 5 $30,000.00
Zazubovits, Valter
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Dynamics of proteins and amorphous solids and transport phenomena in proteins. 1504 5 $20,000.00
Zerges, William
Department
Biology
EQPEQ An ultracentrifuge and rotors to support multiple NSERC-funded programs 1501 1 $136,736.00
Zhu, Wei-Ping
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Robust and Energy Efficient Signal Processing for Massive MIMO Communication 1510 5 $30,000.00