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2019 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

McGill
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Agarwal, Kartiek
Department
Physics
RGPIN Probing novel out-of-equilibrium dynamics and new phases in quantum systems 1505 5 $29,000.00
Akavia, Uri David
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Improving CRISPR HDR by protein engineering the monoavidin domain and using nanobodies 1501 5 $37,000.00
Amabili, Marco
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI System for testing the dynamic response of human aortas and aortic grafts in an automated mock circulatory loop 1612 1 $148,469.00
Barralet, Jake
Department
Dentistry, Faculty of
RGPIN Self Sustaining Scaffolds 1511 5 $39,000.00
Barrett, Christopher
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Developing New Soft-Bonded Light-Reversible Polymer Bio-Materials 1504 5 $79,000.00
Barrett, Rowan
Department
Redpath Museum
RGPIN Mechanisms of resilience to environmental change in eco-evolutionary systems 1503 5 $65,000.00
Basu, Niladri
Department
Natural Resource Sciences
RGPIN Multi Organ In Vitro Systems to Understand Organismal Responses to Chemical Stressors 1502 5 $73,500.00
Bede, Jacqueline
Department
Plant Science
RGPIN Insect Espionage: Molecular Mechanisms of Caterpillar Subversion of Host Plant Defenses 1502 5 $40,000.00
Bennett, Elena
Department
Natural Resource Sciences
RGPIN Mapping spatial and temporal dynamics of ecosystem services interactions 1503 5 $55,000.00
Berghuis, Albert
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Structural studies of Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenases 1501 1 $42,000.00
Bergthorson, Jeffrey
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI Particle Size Analyzer to Develop Metal-Fuel Technologies 1612 1 $69,196.00
Bevan, Kirk
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN Nanoengineering Interfacial and Solid-State Electrochemical Redox Devices via Computational Design and Informatics 1511 5 $39,000.00
Blanchette, Mathieu
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Machine learning approaches to mine evolving 3D genomes 1501 5 $58,000.00
bohle, david
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN New Chemistry from Biology with Bioinorganic Chemistry 1504 5 $48,000.00
Brochu, Mathieu
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN Synergetic interactions between metal powder tailoring, additive manufacturing and heat treatment 1511 5 $76,000.00
Brochu, Mathieu
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RTI Low-cost powder production and recycling for additive manufacturing 1611 1 $150,000.00
Buddle, Christopher
Department
Natural Resource Sciences
RGPIN Biodiversity and ecological function of northern terrestrial arthropods 1503 5 $40,000.00
Caines, Peter
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Systems, Control and Mean Field Games on Networks 1510 5 $55,000.00
Cestari, Igor
Department
Macdonald Campus
RGPIN Transcriptional control of telomeric expression sites and antigenic variation 1501 5 $41,000.00
Chen, Brian
Department
Neurology and Neurosurgery
RGPIN Synaptic Targeting in Hard-Wired Neural Circuits 1501 1 $32,000.00
Chiang, Hsin
Department
Physics
RGPIN Illuminating the Dark Universe with Radio Observations 1505 5 $39,000.00
Chu, Vincent
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Transport Processes in Inland and Coastal Waters 1509 5 $31,000.00
Clarke, Paul
Department
Pharmacology and Therapeutics
RGPIN Rodent ultrasonic vocalizations: behavioural significance 1502 5 $33,000.00
Coderre, Terence
Department
Anesthesia
RGPIN Role of atypical PKCs in spinal nociceptive sensitization 1502 5 $33,000.00
Colombino, Marcello
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Robust online optimization for large-scale constrained engineering systems 1510 5 $28,000.00
Corriveau, Francois
Department
Physics
SAPIN Calorimeter Detector Research and Development for the International Linear Collider and other research projects 19 5 $40,000.00
Cosa, Gonzalo
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Unravelling chemical and biological processes with advanced probes and enhanced resolution 1504 5 $105,000.00
Dasgupta, Keshav
Department
Physics
SAPIN String theory, knot theory, thermal QCD and string cosmology 19 5 $50,000.00
Davis, Elaine
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Elastic Fiber Biology - The Role of Elastin in Tissue Development and Integrity 1501 5 $32,000.00
de Villers-Sidani, Etienne
Department
Neurology and Neurosurgery
RGPIN Role of sensory experience in the regulation of plasticity in the developing, adult and aging brain 1502 5 $47,000.00
Dendukuri, Nandini
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Bayesian Methods for Latent Class Models 1508 5 $16,000.00
Dobbs, Matt
Department
Physics
RGPIN Exploring the origin and fate of the universe with radio and millimeter-wave instrumentation and observations 1505 5 $95,000.00
Dostie, Josee
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Linking RNA to chromatin landscape and organization 1501 5 $42,000.00
Dudek, Gregory
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Robotic Data Capture 1507 5 $41,000.00
Duggavathi, Raj
Department
Animal Science
RGPIN Metabolic signalling to the ovary 1502 5 $28,000.00
Emad, Amin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN A computational framework to unravel gene regulatory mechanisms using single-cell omics data 1501 5 $30,000.00
Gallouzi, Imed
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN The role of posttranslational modifications on the function of RNA binding proteins during muscle fiber formation 1501 1 $32,000.00
Gervais, Guillaume
Department
Physics
RGPIN Frontiers of Quantum Matter On-a-Chip! 1505 5 $34,000.00
Gonzalez, Andrew
Department
Biology
RGPIN Integrative biodiversity science for global change 1503 5 $55,000.00
Goren, Eyal
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Geometric questions in the theory of Shimura varieties and applications 1508 5 $38,000.00
Gravel, Valιrie
Department
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Stress-induced flowering response to abiotic stimuli in sustainable bio-systems 1502 5 $28,000.00
Greenwood, Celia
Department
Oncology
RGPIN New directions in genetic association studies 1508 5 $30,000.00
Guastavino, Catherine
Department
School of Information Studies
RGPIN Sound in Space: towards a unified theory of auditory localization 1502 5 $55,000.00
Guigueno, Mιlanie
Department
Biology
RGPIN Cognitive systems of obligate brood parasites 1502 5 $38,000.00
Gumus, Mehmet
Department
Management, Desautels Faculty of
RGPIN Design and Analysis of Data-driven Pricing and Supply Chain Strategies for Online Multi-sided Platforms 1509 5 $43,000.00
Guo, Jin
Department
Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Knowledge Enhanced Software Repository Search 1507 5 $39,000.00
Hamilton, William
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Representation Learning with Relational Data 1507 5 $33,000.00
Hanna, David
Department
Physics
SAPPJ Particle Astrophysics with the VERITAS Detector 19 1 $180,000.00
Higgins, Andrew
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Dynamic Materials Testing for Ultrahigh-Speed Spaceflight 1512 5 $55,000.00
Hill, Reghan
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Nanoparticle interactions with swollen polymer networks 1511 1 $28,000.00
Hoesli, Corinne
Department
Chemical Engineering
RTI Imaging system for live 3D tissue engineered constructs 1602 1 $150,000.00
Huang, Yi
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
RGPIN Radiation variability in global and regional climate changes 1506 5 $43,000.00
Hubert, Pascal
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI 3D Printer for Advanced Materials and Structures Research 1612 1 $148,888.00
Hwang, Heungsun
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Development of imaging genetics structural equation modeling for examining gene-brain-behavioural/cognitive relationships 1508 5 $20,000.00
Ismail, Ashraf
Department
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
RGPIN Exploration of new approaches to microbial typing and phenotypic characterization based on Fourier transform infrared and high-resolution magic-angle spinning NMR spectroscopy and the development of active packaging employing natural antimicrobials 1502 5 $28,000.00
Jakobson, Dmitry
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Geometric Analysis and Spectral Theory 1508 5 $43,000.00
Jaksic, Vojkan
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematical theory of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics 1508 5 $38,000.00
Kambhampati, Patanjali
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN A Spectroscopic Journey through Time and Space in Complex Electronic Materials 1504 5 $48,000.00
Kamran, Niky
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Studies in geometric analysis: the Calderon problem and differential systems on manifolds 1508 5 $50,000.00
Kao, Emmeline
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Atomic Layer Deposition of Nanodevices for Electrochemical Energy Devices 1512 5 $27,000.00
Kazak, Lawrence
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Mechanisms of mitochondrial proteostasis in mammals 1501 5 $41,000.00
Kearney, Robert
Department
Biomedical Engineering
RGPIN Biomedical Signal Processing and System Identification 1510 5 $46,000.00
Khadra, Anmar
Department
Physiology
RGPIN Deciphering the dynamics of physiological systems using quantitative and computational approaches 1501 5 $42,000.00
Kφvecses, Jozsef
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Computational Dynamics of Mechanical Systems 1512 5 $46,000.00
Kumral, Mustafa
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN Novel project and operations management strategies to adapt cyclical mineral industries to Industry 4.0 and the circular economy 1509 5 $31,000.00
Lehner, Bernhard
Department
Geography
RGPIN Large-scale water quality modeling to screen for risks in Canadian and global freshwater bodies using a high-resolution river routing approach 1506 5 $51,000.00
Lessard, Larry
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Design of Composite Structures for Sustainability and Recyclability 1512 5 $39,000.00
Levine, Martin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Analyzing Hockey Broadcast Videos Using Machine Learning 1510 5 $33,000.00
Li, Yue
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Probabilistic methods towards understanding complex human phenotypes using genomic and healthcare data 1507 5 $39,000.00
Lin, Hai
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
RGPIN Subseasonal to seasonal (S2S) climate variability and predictions 1506 5 $43,000.00
Liu, Jinxia
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RTI High-Resolution Continuum Source Atomic Absorption Spectrometry for Environmental and Human Health Research 1609 1 $149,372.00
Lopes, Fernando
Department
Head Office
RGPIN Arthritis as a model to define immunometabolism pathways to control inflammation 1502 5 $33,000.00
Mahmoudi, Nagissa
Department
Earth and Planetary Sciences
RGPIN Microbial carbon cycling in marine environments: linking micro-scale processes to global carbon dynamics 1506 5 $25,000.00
Maric, Milan
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Controlled Radical Polymerization for Novel Soft Materials 1511 5 $39,000.00
McKeague, Maureen
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Functional nucleic acids for green biosynthesis 1504 5 $34,000.00
McKenzie, Grant
Department
Geography
RGPIN Platial Science: A multi-dimensional data signatures approach to modeling Place 1507 5 $23,000.00
McKinney, Melissa
Department
Natural Resource Sciences
RGPIN Trophic interactions and contaminant exposures under climate-driven species redistribution 1503 5 $33,000.00
Mendola, Janine
Department
Ophthalmology
RGPIN Neuroimaging Studies of Human Binocular Vision and Stimulus Selection 1502 5 $28,000.00
Merlis, Timothy
Department
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
RGPIN Radiation-circulation coupling of atmospheric climate changes 1506 5 $43,000.00
Miranda-Moreno, Luis
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Emerging modes and innovative safety countermeasures: investigating their impacts on road safety, traffic operations and the environment 1509 5 $61,000.00
Mitchell, Denis
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Design and Evaluation of Critical Concrete Elements 1509 5 $52,000.00
Mitsis, Georgios
Department
Bioengineering
RGPIN Identification of time-varying multivariate physiological systems and applications to cerebrovascular regulatory mechanisms and dynamic brain functional connectivity from multimodal measurements 1510 5 $28,000.00
Moodie, Erica
Department
Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
RGPIN Causal inference in network settings 1508 5 $46,000.00
Moon, Nam-Sung
Department
Biology
RGPIN Investigating the genetic network that coordinates the growth and cell cycle regulation. 1501 5 $50,000.00
Moore, Tim
Department
Geography
RGPIN The biogeochemistry of peatlands: linking nutrients, stoichiometry and greenhouse gases 1506 5 $75,000.00
Mydlarski, Laurent
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI Hot-wire anemometry system for studies of mixing in turbulent flows 1612 1 $34,574.00
Nadarajah, Sivakumaran
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Concurrent hpk-Mesh Adaptation and Shape Optimization of Complex Geometries through an Adjoint-Based Discontinuous Petrov-Galerkin Isogeometric Analysis 1512 5 $76,000.00
Naumova, Anna
Department
Obstetrics and Gynecology
RGPIN Sexual dimorphism in the mammalian epigenome 1501 5 $50,000.00
Nedic, Jovan
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI Force/motion platform for dynamic aerodynamic measurements and simulated wind gusts on aerial vehicles 1612 1 $150,000.00
Nguyen, Dao
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Stress adaptation and survival in Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1501 5 $36,000.00
Nijnik, Anastasia
Department
Physiology
RTI Molecular Analysis of the Diversity of Lymphoid Cell Types and Functions at Single-Cell Resolution: ProteinSimple Single-Cell Western System. 1601 1 $133,253.00
Omelon, Sidney
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN Waste Phosphorus Recovery and Re-Use 1511 5 $28,000.00
Ortega, Joaquin
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Visualizing Shine-Dalgarno independent translation initiation in bacteria by cryo-electron microscopy 1501 5 $42,000.00
Petrides, Michael
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Behavioural Functions of the Frontal Cortex 1502 5 $55,000.00
Pichot, Mikael
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Discrete groups of intermediate rank 1508 5 $17,000.00
Plant, David
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Optical Fiber Communication Systems for the Connected World 1510 5 $91,000.00
Plant, David
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RTI Non-Invasive Wearable Physiological Activity Monitors 1610 1 $146,829.00
Pollock, Laura
Department
Biology
RGPIN How species interactions influence biodiversity: towards a spatially continuous food web of life 1503 5 $33,000.00
Popovich, Milica
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Microwave imaging and spectroscopy of tissues 1510 5 $28,000.00
Prakash, Satya
Department
Biomedical Engineering
RGPIN Nanomaterial impacts on the gastrointestinal microbiome. 1511 5 $46,000.00
Przytycki, Piotr
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Coxeter groups and nonpositive curvature 1508 5 $32,000.00
Qi, Wei
Department
Management, Desautels Faculty of
RGPIN Towards a Smart-City Future: Urban-Scale Integration of Mobility and Energy Systems 1509 5 $26,000.00
Qi, Zhiming
Department
Bioresource Engineering
RGPIN Effect of management practices on hydrology and nutrient losses from a tile-drained field under freeze-thaw conditions 1509 5 $43,000.00
Rabbany, Reihaneh
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Mining Complex Interconnected Data 1507 5 $23,000.00
Ramaswamy, Hosahalli
Department
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
RGPIN Innovative, Novel and/or Alternative Concepts in Food Processing for Enhancing, Safety, Stability and/or Quality 1502 5 $47,000.00
Reisner, Walter
Department
Physics
RTI Upgrade and Renewal of Setup for Combined Optical, Mechanical and Electrical Probing of Single Molecules 1605 1 $146,041.00
Reven, Linda
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Polymer and Liquid Crystal Assembled Nanomaterials 1504 5 $36,000.00
Rey, Alejandro
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Computational Engineering of Bio-inspired Hierarchical Surfaces and Multi-functional Materials based on the Plywood Architecture 1511 5 $46,000.00
Reyes Lamothe, Rodrigo
Department
Biology
RGPIN Timing the bacterial replisome in live cells 1501 5 $32,000.00
Rogers, Colin
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Advanced seismic force resisting systems for cold-formed steel framed building structures 1509 5 $36,000.00
Salavati, Reza
Department
Parasitology, Institute of (Macdonald)
RTI Refrigerated microcentrifuge for radioisotope samples in life sciences research 1601 1 $16,500.00
Sasmito, Agus
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RTI Development of novel 100 kW microwave-assisted rock excavation system for large scale proof-of-concept 1609 1 $149,589.00
Seuntjens, Jan
Department
Medical Physics Unit
RGPIN Advanced Accurate Dosimetry in Radiation Therapy using Calorimetric and Cherenkov Techniques 1505 5 $95,000.00
Sharf, Inna
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Active Removal and Situational Awareness of Space Debris in Low Earth Orbits 1512 5 $39,000.00
Sievers, Jonathan
Department
Physics
RGPIN Next Generation CMB Analysis 1505 5 $39,000.00
Simine, Lena
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Theory of soft and disordered excitonic nano-materials. 1504 5 $24,000.00
Siwick, Bradley
Department
Physics
RGPIN Ultrafast Electron Scattering to Understand and Control Material Properties 1505 5 $50,000.00
Siwick, Bradley
Department
Physics
RTI Ultrafast Electron Scattering at Low Temperatures 1605 1 $124,474.00
Sossin, Wayne
Department
Neurology and Neurosurgery
RGPIN Role of the CaV2 channel in regulating transmitter release in Aplysia sensory neurons 1501 5 $58,000.00
Steinhauer, Karsten
Department
Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of
RGPIN Brain signatures of nativeness in second language acquisition III 1502 5 $40,000.00
Sun, Lijun
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Spatiotemporal learning for urban mobility and traffic data 1509 5 $36,000.00
Supponen, Outi
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Harnessing the power of cavitation bubbles 1512 5 $27,000.00
Sushama, Laxmi
Department
Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics
RGPIN Understanding and Modelling Canadian Urban Systems and their Climate Interactions for Resilience Building and Developing Climate Change Adaptation Measures 1506 5 $61,000.00
SUTTON, Mark
Department
Physics
RGPIN Dynamics of Condensed Matter Systems 1505 5 $24,000.00
Talwar, Victoria
Department
Educational/Counselling Psychology
RGPIN The role of cognition in children's lying 1502 5 $39,604.00
Tamimi, Faleh
Department
Dentistry, Faculty of
RGPIN High toughness bioresorbable ceramics for bone regeneration 1511 5 $39,000.00
Tetreault-Friend, Melanie
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Heat transfer in molten salts for alternative thermal energy technologies 1512 5 $27,000.00
Thomson, Vincent
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Improving the Timeliness of Product Development Processes 1509 5 $31,000.00
Tufenkji, Nathalie
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Fate and Impacts of Microplastics and Nanoplastics in Terrestrial and Freshwater Environments 1511 5 $80,500.00
Tufenkji, Nathalie
Department
Chemical Engineering
RTI Zetasizer Ultra for Advanced Characterization of Microplastics, Nanomaterials and Biocolloids 1611 1 $121,145.00
Van Raamsdonk, Jeremy
Department
Neurology and Neurosurgery
RGPIN Tissue-specific roles of mitochondrial dynamics in stress resistance and longevity 1501 5 $37,000.00
Vargas, Javier
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RTI Enhanced Direct Electron Detector 1601 1 $149,100.00
Vasseur, Elsa
Department
Animal Science
RGPIN The biomechanics of mobility: advancement of animal locomotion through kinematic and kinetic analysis 1502 5 $33,000.00
Vera Ugalde, Maria
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Imaging single mRNA and protein molecules to investigate cell survival to environmental stresses 1501 5 $37,000.00
Verbrugge, Clark
Department
Computer Science, School of
RGPIN Improving the Spatial Awareness of Virtual Agents in Games 1507 5 $28,000.00
Vidal, Silvia
Department
Human Genetics
RGPIN Genetic Regulation of Natural Killer cell Homeostasis and Function 1501 5 $36,000.00
von Sperber, Christian
Department
Geography
RGPIN Nutrient cycling and limitation in soils of higher latitude ecosystems 1506 5 $25,000.00
Wanderley, Marcelo
Department
Music Research
RGPIN Responsive Devices and Systems for Expert Music Interaction 1507 5 $60,000.00
Wang, Yixiang
Department
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
RGPIN Development of active and intelligent packaging materials from low-value biomass for waste reduction 1502 5 $28,000.00
Waters, Kristian
Department
Mining & Materials Engineering.
RGPIN The Pyrrhotite Problem 1511 5 $28,000.00
Willie, Bettina
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Bone fragility in egg laying hens 1502 5 $40,000.00
Wiseman, Paul
Department
Chemistry
RTI Sensitive and rapid sCMOS camera for fluorescence fluctuation imaging 1604 1 $37,492.00
Xia, Yu
Department
Bioengineering
RGPIN Using Structural Systems Biology Modelling to Probe High-Resolution Design Principles of Protein Networks 1501 5 $50,000.00
Yang, Xiang-Jiao
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Roles of KAT8 complexes in governing histone acylation and mouse cerebral development 1501 5 $36,000.00
Yaylayan, Varoujan
Department
Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry
RGPIN Mechanism - guided strategies for the control of the Maillard reaction 1502 5 $33,000.00
Zetka, Monique
Department
Biology
RGPIN Regulation of the nonhomologous end joining pathway during DNA repair in C. elegans 1501 5 $32,000.00
Zhao, Songrui
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Small lasers: Towards future photonic technologies 1510 5 $38,000.00
Zilic, Zeljko
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Designing Multi-sensory Personal Aids in the IoT Age 1510 5 $33,000.00