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2015 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Simon Fraser
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Adcock, Benjamin
Department
Mathematics - Mathematics
RGPIN Structured compressed sensing algorithms: design, analysis and applications 1507 5 $34,000.00
Atkins, Stella
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Novel human computer interaction methods and algorithms for medical applications 1507 5 $36,000.00
Bahreyni, Behraad
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
EQPEQ Laser Doppler spot vibrometer for characterization of macro- to nano-structures 1512 1 $150,000.00
Bechhoefer, John
Department
Physics
EQPEQ High-speed feedback trap 1505 1 $64,500.00
Bornn, Luke
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science - Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Scalable Modeling of Environmental Systems 1508 5 $22,000.00
Bulatov, Andrei
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN The complexity of the constraint satisfaction problem and its variants 1507 5 $43,000.00
Cameron, Robert
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Leveraging Parallel Bit Stream and Dynamic Compilation Technology for Big Data Applications 1507 5 $18,000.00
Chapman, Glenn
Department
Engineering Science, School of - Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Digital Imager Enhancement and Investigating Grayscale Photomasks Technologies for Fabrication of Micro-optics 1510 5 $22,000.00
Cheung, Teresa
Department
Engineering Science, School of - Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Translating large-scale brain imaging technologies into deployable mobile technologies 1510 5 $22,000.00
Choi, Kwok-Kwong (Stephen)
Department
Mathematics - Mathematics
RGPIN Polynomial Norm Problems in Number Theory 1508 5 $14,000.00
D'Arcy, Ryan
Department
Applied Sciences, Faculty of - Applied Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Improving the characterization of activity in white matter systems: links within distributed neural networks 1502 5 $40,000.00
Emberly, Eldon
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Statistical physics models for the regulation of the structure of chromatin 1505 5 $28,000.00
Ergun, Ayse Funda
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Streaming Algorithms for Structural Trends 1507 5 $29,000.00
Flowers, Gwenn
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Better boundary conditions for glacier and ice-sheet modelling 1506 5 $41,000.00
Forde, Nancy
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Interactive materials: guiding rational design through biomolecular characterization 1505 5 $48,000.00
Frolov, Andrei
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Probing Fundamental Theories with Early Universe Observations 1505 5 $28,000.00
Gates, Byron
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Enabling the Preparation of Advanced Materials through Analysis and Control of the Interfacial Chemistries of Nanoscale Materials 1504 5 $59,000.00
Gorski, Sharon
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry - Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Macroautophagy in Drosophila development 1501 5 $38,000.00
Gries, Gerhard
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Mechanisms of communication and foraging in select insects - new research opportunities 1503 5 $40,000.00
Gupta, Kamal
Department
Engineering Science, School of
EQPEQ A Dextrous Robotic Hand for SFU Mobile Manipulator 1507 1 $65,824.00
Hamarneh, Ghassan
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Computational Methods for Medical Image Interpretation 1507 5 $50,000.00
Ilten, Nathan
Department
Mathematics - Mathematics
RGPIN Combinatorial Approaches to Algebraic Varieties and Moduli Problems 1508 5 $19,000.00
Jedwab, Jonathan
Department
Mathematics - Mathematics
RGPIN Combinatorial designs in quantum information theory and digital communications 1507 5 $50,000.00
Kaake, Loren
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Transport Phenomena in Organic Optoelectronic Materials 1504 5 $25,000.00
Kaake, Loren
Department
Chemistry
EQPEQ Constructing an ultrafast voltmeter with femtosecond time resolved nonlinear optics 1504 1 $139,447.00
Kirczenow, George
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Nanoscale Physics 1505 5 $36,000.00
Kjeang, Erik
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering - Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Enhanced longevity of electrochemical energy systems 1511 5 $57,000.00
Krishnamurti, Ramesh
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Large Scale Discrete Optimization 1509 5 $20,000.00
Liang, Jie
Department
Engineering Science, School of - Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Advanced Signal Processing for Mobile Social Media Sharing 1510 5 $30,000.00
Lisonek, Petr
Department
Mathematics - Mathematics
RGPIN Nonlinear functions, codes and quantum computation 1507 5 $29,000.00
Liu, Jiangchuan
Department
Computing Science, School of
EQPEQ Mobile and Cloud Computing Equipment for Crowdsourced Multimedia 1507 1 $136,141.00
Marshall, Dan
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Silver deposits, melt-inclusions, isotopes, and thermobarometry 1506 5 $27,000.00
McCandless, Lawrence
Department
Health Sciences, Faculty of - Health Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Bayesian bias modelling for causal inference in statistics 1508 5 $17,000.00
McDonald, John
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Brain mechanisms of human selective attention 1502 5 $49,000.00
Mistlberger, Ralph
Department
Psychology - Psychology
RGPIN Entrainment of circadian rhythms by food: neurobiological mechanisms 1502 5 $40,000.00
Mitchell, David
Department
Computing Science, School of - Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Exploiting Structure in Satisfiability-Based Problem Solving 1507 5 $24,000.00
Moallem, Mehrdad
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering - Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Control Issues in Robust High-efficiency Energy Conversion with Application to Renewable Energy Systems 1510 5 $30,000.00
Morin, Ryan
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
EQPEQ Digital polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and high-capacity multiplex PCR for next-generation sequencing 1501 1 $126,802.00
Mun, Eundeok
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Quantum Criticality of Heavy Fermion Systems 1505 5 $45,000.00
Paetzel, Mark
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
EQPEQ X-ray Generator for Macromolecular Crystallography 1501 1 $150,000.00
Palen, Wendy
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Forecasting population, species, and ecosystem vulnerability to global change 1503 5 $40,000.00
Parameswaran, Meenakshinathan
Department
Engineering Science, School of - Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Writing out an electrochemical biosensor using a pencil graphite 1510 5 $47,000.00
Park, Edward
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
EQPEQ Wireless inertial sensing-based full-body human kinematic measurement system 1512 1 $99,056.00
Plettner, Erika
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Mechanisms of Insect Pheromone-Binding Proteins and a Bacterial Cytochrome P450: Elucidation of Function and New Applications 1504 5 $59,000.00
Pogosian, Levon
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Testing fundamental physics with new observations 1505 5 $36,000.00
Punnen, Abraham
Department
Mathematics - Mathematics
RGPIN Algorithms for some hard discrete nonlinear optimization problems and applications 1509 5 $28,000.00
Reynolds, John
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN Ecosystem subsidies in a landscape context 1503 5 $59,000.00
Robinovitch, Stephen
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology - Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Dynamics of Head Impacts in Ice Hockey 1512 5 $34,000.00
Sivak, David
Department
Physics - Physics
RGPIN Efficient energy and information transduction in microscopic nonequilibrium systems 1505 5 $29,000.00
Starosta, Krzysztof
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
SAPIN Structure of nuclei far from stability 19 5 $101,000.00
Stead, Douglas
Department
Earth Sciences - Earth Sciences
RGPIN Characterizing damage mechanisms in rock using an integrated remote sensing-numerical modelling approach 1509 5 $47,000.00
Stuerzlinger, Wolfgang
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
EQPEQ V4-Space: Vancouver Versatile Virtual Reality and Visual Analytics Wall and CAVE 1507 1 $149,866.00
Taboada, Maite
Department
Linguistics - Linguistics
RGPIN A computational treatment of negation and speculation in natural language 1507 5 $24,000.00
Tan, Ping
Department
Computing Science, School of
EQPEQ Vision based Autonomous Navigation and Human Robot Interaction (HRI) for a Team of Flying Robots 1507 1 $112,922.00
Tang, Boxin
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science - Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Design Methodology for Computer and Physical Experiments 1508 5 $25,000.00
Vocadlo, David
Department
Chemistry - Chemistry
RGPIN Chemical biology tools for studying carbohydrate processing enzymes 1504 5 $89,000.00
Wakeling, James
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology - Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Structural and control mechanisms for generating force and power from whole muscles 1502 5 $33,000.00
Ydenberg, Ronald
Department
Biological Sciences - Biological Sciences
RGPIN PREDATION DANGER IN THE ECOLOGY OF MIGRATION 1503 5 $32,000.00