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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Memorial Univ. of Nfld
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Anderson, Jonathan
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Tools and trade-offs for security adaptation 1507 5 $29,000.00
Andrews, Gordon
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography - Physics and Physical Oceanography
RGPIN Brillouin Light Scattering Studies of Two-Dimensional Layered Materials Systems 1505 5 $22,000.00
Baird, Thomas
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Equivariant topology and symplectic geometry 1508 5 $17,000.00
Bertolo, Robert
Department
Biochemistry - Biochemistry
RGPIN Creatine metabolism in young pigs 1502 5 $24,000.00
Blundell, Jacqueline
Department
Psychology (St. John's) - Psychology (St. John's)
RGPIN Neural Mechanisms underlying associative and non-associative fear memories. 1502 5 $28,000.00
Bottaro, Christina
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Interfacing Mass Spectrometry with New Materials Developed for Fast Targeted Analysis 1504 5 $28,000.00
Brown, Carissa
Department
Geography - Geography
RGPIN Non-climatic controls on tree species distributions under climate change 1503 5 $25,000.00
Cigsar, Candemir
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Recurrent Events and Event History Data 1508 5 $13,000.00
Dave, Deepika
Department
Marine Institute - Marine Institute
RGPIN A Bio-processing Strategy for Full utilization of Sea cucumbers for Production of High Value Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals 1511 5 $22,000.00
deYoung, Brad
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography - Physics and Physical Oceanography
RGPIN Ocean Dynamics in the Northwest Atlantic 1506 5 $33,000.00
Duan, Xili
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Heat Transfer and Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage and Thermal Management Applications 1512 5 $22,000.00
Dufour, Suzanne
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN The control of extracellular bacterial symbionts in thyasirid bivalves 1501 5 $30,000.00
Dyer, Danny
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Time and motion in graphs 1508 5 $11,000.00
Evstigneev, Mykhaylo
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography - Physics and Physical Oceanography
RGPIN Building the bridge from atomistic to stochastic modelling of nanoscale friction phenomena 1505 5 $22,000.00
Gagnon, Patrick
Department
Ocean Sciences Centre - Ocean Sciences Centre
RGPIN Mechanisms of stability of urchin-dominated barrens in southeastern Newfoundland 1503 5 $21,000.00
Gamperl, Anthony
Department
Ocean Sciences
EQPEQ Echocardiographic Equipment for Marine Organism and Small Mammal Research 1502 1 $55,368.00
Gill, Eric
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Radio Wave Scattering from Rough Surfaces -- Theory and Application to Ocean Remote Sensing with HF and Marine Radar 1510 5 $30,000.00
Hanchar, John
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Crystallization, alteration, and ore-forming processes, of iron oxide apatite (IOA) ores and related host rocks in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile 1506 5 $27,000.00
Husain, Tahir
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Low Cost Water Filtration Technology for Small Communities 1509 5 $22,000.00
Jeyasurya, Benjamin
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Power System Stability Monitoring and Control Using Synchrophasors 1510 5 $22,000.00
Katz, Michael
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN New Frontiers in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Chemical, Optical, and Electrochemical Control of Pore Size/Aperture 1504 5 $33,000.00
Ke, Ginger
Department
Business Administration, Faculty of - Business Administration, Faculty of
RGPIN Transportation of Hazardous Materials: Management, Coordination, and Optimization 1509 5 $24,000.00
Kolokolova, Antonina
Department
Computer Science - Computer Science
RGPIN Efficient computation in the real world 1507 5 $29,000.00
Larijani, Mani
Department
BioMedical Sciences, Div. of - BioMedical Sciences, Div. of
RGPIN Ancient biological functions of present day DNA-damaging enzymes involved in the immune system 1501 5 $30,000.00
Marshall, Heather
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Genetic and genomic investigations of hereditary and infectious wildlife diseases in non-model organisms 1501 1 $34,000.00
Mercier, Annie
Department
Ocean Sciences
EQPEQ Upgrade and expansion of microscopy and imaging suite for multifaceted studies 1503 1 $90,029.00
Morrill, Penny
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Investigating microbial carbon transformations in the ultramafic biosphere and carbon fluxes through serpentine spring portals 1506 5 $27,000.00
Mulayath Variyath, Asokan
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Variable Selection in Joint Modelling of Longitudinal and Survival Data and Multi-Response Optimization in Designed Experiments 1508 5 $11,000.00
Nakhla, Samer
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Composite Structures for Offshore and Harsh Environment Applications 1512 5 $23,000.00
Naterer, Greg
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Entropy Based Design and Convective Heat Transfer in Multiphase Flows 1512 5 $34,000.00
Parsons, Jeffrey
Department
Business Administration, Faculty of - Business Administration, Faculty of
RGPIN Using Concept Lattices to Reconcile Semantic Heterogeneity in Data 1507 5 $18,000.00
Rahman, Mohammad
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Scaling Laws for Multiphase Flow in Pipelines and Wellbores 1511 5 $25,000.00
Shehata, Mohamed
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Vision algorithms for Emerging Applications 1510 5 $22,000.00
Skinner, Darlene
Department
Psychology (St. John's) - Psychology (St. John's)
RGPIN The role of the head direction cell circuit in behavioural demonstrations of direction learning 1502 5 $28,000.00
Surprenant, Aimée
Department
Psychology (St. John's) - Psychology (St. John's)
RGPIN Testing the generality of the specificity principle of memory 1502 5 $40,000.00
Sutradhar, Brajendra
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Parametric and/or Semi-parametric Dynamic Mixed Models for Discrete Spatial and/or Longitudinal Data 1508 5 $17,000.00
Taylor, Rocky
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Mechanics of Iceberg and Sea Ice Failure in Offshore Engineering Applications 1509 5 $20,000.00
Vander Wal, Eric
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN The Eco-Evolutionary Dynamics of Habitat- and Density-Dependent Animal Behaviour 1503 5 $26,000.00
Wareham, Harold
Department
Computer Science - Computer Science
RGPIN Efficient Options for Characterizing and Deriving Groups of Interactive Agents 1507 5 $18,000.00
Weber, John
Department
Pharmacy, School of - Pharmacy, School of
RGPIN Chemical analyses and biological activities of berries and their components 1502 5 $24,000.00
Wiersma, Yolanda
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPIN Micro to mega-landscapes: scaling arboreal lichen pattern and processes in the boreal rainforest 1503 5 $26,000.00
Wilson, David
Department
Psychology (St. John's) - Psychology (St. John's)
RGPIN Sexual selection under social constraints 1503 5 $26,000.00
Yang, Jianming
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of - Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Dynamics and Fatigue Analysis of Planetary Gear Trains under Random Loading 1512 5 $22,000.00
Ziegler, Susan
Department
Earth Sciences
EQPEQ Preparatory tools for investigating trace environmental signatures 1506 1 $150,000.00