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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Queen's
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Amsden, Brian
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Design of polymers and bioreactors in the development of a tissue engineering strategy for degenerative disc disease 1511 5 $35,000.00
Basta, Sameh
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences - Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Macrophage polarization in the regulation of immune functions 1501 5 $30,000.00
Basta, Sameh
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
EQPEQ Flow Cytometry Cell Sorting Analysis Research Platform. 1501 1 $149,911.00
Beninger, Richard
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN The role of brain neurotransmitters in the control of behaviour 1502 5 $33,000.00
Birk, Albrecht
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Fire Protection for Hazardous Materials Pressure Vessels 1512 5 $22,000.00
Blennerhassett, Michael
Department
Centre for Neuroscience Studies - Centre for Neuroscience Studies
RGPIN Neuro-muscular innervation in neonatal intestinal development 1501 5 $34,000.00
Boulay, Mark
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
SAPMR Queen's University Particle Astrophysics MRS 19 3 $225,444.00
Chen, Mark
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
SAPPJ SNO+ Completion, Commissioning, Operations and Early Data 19 1 $1,250,000.00
Cunningham, Michael
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Carbon Dioxide Stimuli Responsive Polymer Colloids 1511 5 $57,000.00
Daymond, Mark
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Effect of crystallographic anisotropy and irradiation on fatigue and fracture of metals 1511 5 $57,000.00
Deluzio, Kevin
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Tools for the Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement: Application to Knee Osteoarthritis 1512 5 $43,000.00
Dignam, Marc
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Nonlinear and Quantum Optics of Nanostructures 1505 5 $36,000.00
Dingel, Juergen
Department
Computing, School of - Computing, School of
RGPIN A Toolkit for the Analysis of Models of Real-Time Embedded Software 1507 5 $36,000.00
Eckert, Christopher
Department
Biology
EQPEQ Accelerating biology research with a bench-top next-generation sequencer 1503 1 $149,460.00
Fichtinger, Gabor
Department
Computing, School of
EQPEQ Computational Guidance for Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry 1507 1 $149,480.00
Fitzpatrick, Lindsay
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Rapid biomaterial-screening in zebrafish 1511 5 $30,000.00
Frank, Kenneth
Department
Biology - Biology
RGPGP Comparative dynamics of exploited marine ecosystems 1503 5 $32,000.00
Gao, Jun
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
EQPEQ A modular semiconductor characterization system to replace a legacy source measurement unit 1505 1 $74,195.00
Gao, Jun
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Polymer photonic devices based on mixed ionic/electronic conductors: device and materials physics 1505 5 $22,000.00
Ghahremaninezhad, Ahmad
Department
Mining Engineering - Mining Engineering
RGPIN Arsenic and antimony immobilization from mineral processing solutions and waste waters 1511 5 $25,000.00
Hughes, Stephen
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Fundamental Studies of Light-Matter Interactions in Quantum Nanophotonics 1505 5 $77,000.00
Hutchinson, Robin
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Measurement and Modeling of Polymerization Kinetics for Product and Process Development 1511 5 $57,000.00
Jerkiewicz, Gregory
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Scanning Electron Microscope for Research on Meso- and Nano-Materials, Interfaces, Photovoltaics, Porous Materials, Analytical Devices and Metal Electro-dissolution 1504 1 $150,000.00
Kan, Frederick
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences - Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Oviductal regulation of gamete interaction and reproductive function 1502 5 $24,000.00
Kim, Il Yong
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Multi-material Lightweight Design Considering Manufacturability 1512 5 $29,000.00
Kuhlmeier, Valerie
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN The Early Understanding Goals in Social Contexts 1502 5 $33,000.00
Lafreniθre, Melissa
Department
Geography
EQPEQ The Queen's Arctic Water Laboratory (QuAWLity) Facility 1506 1 $29,040.00
Lamoureux, Scott
Department
Geography - Geography
RGPIN Hydrological and geomorphic controls over permafrost landscape degradation 1506 5 $63,000.00
Li, Qingguo
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Semi-passive wearable robotic devices for improving human walking economy 1512 5 $22,000.00
Loock, Hans-Peter
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Optical Microscope for Material Characterization 1504 1 $149,690.00
Macartney, Donal
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Selective Molecular Recognition of Biological and Medicinal Guests in Water by Cucurbit[n]uril Hosts 1504 5 $20,000.00
Magoski, Neil
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences - Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Gap junction regulation controls firing synchrony in neurons that initiate reproduction 1501 5 $45,000.00
Marshall, Joshua
Department
Mining Engineering - Mining Engineering
RGPIN Multi-Robot Tools and Techniques for Exploration and Mobile Surveying 1512 5 $25,000.00
McAuley, Kim
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Mathematical Modeling and Advanced Parameter Estimation for Polymerization Processes 1511 5 $35,000.00
McLean, Alastair
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Microscopy of Functional Molecules 1505 5 $28,000.00
Moore, Ian
Department
Civil Engineering
EQPEQ Dynamic Distributed Strain Sensing Using Optical Fibres 1509 1 $119,258.00
Mousavi, Parvin
Department
Computing, School of - Computing, School of
RGPIN Towards Integrative Data Analysis for Predictive Modeling in Biomedical Computing 1507 5 $43,000.00
Murty, Ram
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN The Higher Rank Selberg Sieve and Applications 1508 5 $41,000.00
Nunzi, Jean-Michel
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Plasmon enhanced organic light emitting diodes for laser and quantum emission 1505 5 $42,000.00
Oosthuizen, Patrick
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Numerical and Experimental Studies of Natural Convective Heat Transfer from Horizontal and Near Horizontal Plane Heated Surfaces of Various Shapes 1512 5 $25,000.00
Parι, Martin
Department
Centre for Neuroscience Studies - Centre for Neuroscience Studies
RGPIN Posterior Parietal Cortex Persistent Activity and Working Memory 1502 5 $29,000.00
Pollard, Andrew
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Experimental and Computational Turbulence in Engineering and Biological Flows 1512 5 $34,000.00
Poppenk, Jordan
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Differentiation of memory operations along the hippocampal long axis 1502 5 $33,000.00
Rainbow, Michael
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering - Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Dynamic Function of Multi-Articular Joints in the Foot and Ankle 1512 5 $27,000.00
Rappaport, David
Department
Computing, School of - Computing, School of
RGPIN Computational Geometry and Applications 1507 5 $24,000.00
Rau, Wolfgang
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy - Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
SAPPJ SuperCDMS SNOLAB construction 19 2 $235,000.00
Ross, Avena
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Genome mining of marine bacteria to uncover and interrogate secondary metabolite biosynthetic pathways 1501 5 $32,000.00
Rudie, Karen
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN A Framework for the Integration of Dynamic Observation, Control and Knowledge in Discrete-Event Systems 1510 5 $22,000.00
Sabbagh, Mark
Department
Psychology
EQPEQ A High-Density Brain Electrophysiological Recording Facility for Queen's University 1502 1 $108,490.00
Smith, Gregory
Department
Mathematics and Statistics - Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Positivity and Convexity in Algebraic Geometry 1508 5 $17,000.00
Smith, Steven
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences - Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Natural and Engineered Biomass Polysaccharide Degrading Nanomachines 1501 5 $45,000.00
Snieckus, Victor
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN New Synthetic Strategies & Methods for Bioactive Aromatics and Heteroaromatics 1504 5 $74,000.00
Stroman, Patrick
Department
Centre for Neuroscience Studies - Centre for Neuroscience Studies
RGPIN Investigating resting-state BOLD fMRI in the human spinal cord as a means to improve imaging methods and understanding of spinal cord physiology 1502 5 $33,000.00
Szewczuk, Myron
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences - Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Novel molecular signaling platform regulating receptor activation and cell function 1501 5 $30,000.00
Take, William
Department
Civil Engineering - Civil Engineering
RGPIN Impact of climate and climate change on the soil slopes of Canada's natural and built environment 1509 5 $47,000.00
Wang, Suning
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ An Inert Atmosphere Glove Box for Organoboron Materials Chemistry 1504 1 $56,125.00
Wells, Laura
Department
Chemical Engineering - Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Development of polymer biomaterials that respond to stimuli 1511 5 $25,000.00
Yousefi, Shahram
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering - Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Sustainable data storage solutions: embracing the cloud and big data 1510 5 $25,000.00
Zechel, David
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Shaker incubators for cultivation of bacteria 1501 1 $99,274.00