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Résultats du concours du Programme de suppléments d’accélération à la découverte de 2012

Le CRSNG est fier d’annoncer les résultats du concours du Programme de suppléments d’accélération à la découverte (SAD) de 2012.

Le Programme de SAD vise à fournir en temps opportun d’importantes ressources supplémentaires afin d’accélérer le progrès et de maximiser les retombées de programmes de recherche exceptionnels. En 2012 le CRSNG a accordé 14.76 millions de dollars à 123 chercheurs mis en candidature au concours de SAD. Les suppléments sont d’une valeur totale de 120 000 $ et sont versés sur une période de trois ans.

La liste des candidats retenus se trouve ci-dessous :

Programme de suppléments d’accélération à la découverte
Résultats du concours de 2012
Nom Titre de la recherche Université
Adronov, Alex Well-defined Polymer Composites with Carbon-based Nanostructures McMaster
Akimenko, Marie-Andrée Fin development in zebrafish: function, regulation and evolution of the actinodin gene family. Ottawa
Amirfazli, Alidad Fundamentals and Applications of Liquid Drop Interactions with Engineered Surfaces Alberta
Atkinson, Gail Characterization of Earthquake Ground Motions and Hazards for Engineering Applications Western Ontario
Barthelat, Francois Novel High-Performance Bio-inspired Architectured Materials McGill
Beamish, John Solid Helium: Supersolidity, Elasticity and Quantum Plasticity Alberta
Beaumont, Christopher Geodynamics of Geological Processes Dalhousie
Bekker, Andrey Co-Evolution of Life and Surface Environments Linked to Plate Tectonics and Mantle Evolution Manitoba
Bergthorson, Jeffrey Combustion Science and Advanced Technologies for Clean Energy from Low-Calorific Alternative Fuels McGill
Bond, Richard Cosmic Information Theory and Analysis Toronto
Borodin, Allan Design, analysis and theory of algorithms Toronto
Botton, Gianluigi Bonding, Structure and Properties of Nanoscale Materials McMaster
Brecht, Timothy Evolving the HTTP Ecosystem to Efficiently Support Video and other Large Files Waterloo
Briens, Cedric Development of Reactors for Thermal and Catalytic Cracking Western Ontario
Bryan, Jim Wall-crossing and quantum invariants of Calabi-Yau threefolds British Columbia
Carpendale, Sheelagh Interactive Visualization Calgary
Chen, Zhizhang Research and Development of a Unifying Electromagnetic Platform for Emerging Technology Designs Dalhousie
Cloutier, Alain Modélisation des matériaux composites à base de bois Laval
Dahn, Jeff Physics and Chemistry of Materials for Energy Storage Dalhousie
De Koninck, Paul High resolution optical approaches to study dendritic signaling Laval
del Giorgio, Paul The regulation and ecological importance of novel metabolic pathways in freshwater bacterial communities Québec à Montréal
Desaulniers, Guy Exact and heuristic solution methods for time-constrained vehicle routing École Polytechnique
Després, Charles Deciphering Signaling Events in the Arabidopsis NPR1 Signal Transduction Pathway Brock
Diamond, Miriam Emissions, fate, exposure and management of chemical contaminants indoors, outdoors and globally. Toronto
Ekker, Marc Role of cis-regulatory elements in the evolution of developmental gene function. Ottawa
Field, Christopher Robust Procedures to Model Biological Processes in Marine Ecology and Molecular Evolution Dalhousie
Freund, Michael Functional Conducting Polymers and Composites Manitoba
Goel, Ashvin End-to-End Data Reliability with Runtime Verification Toronto
Goldberg, Ian Privacy-enhanced protocols for Internet transactions Waterloo
Graham, Sean Genomic and phylogenetic approaches for investigating plant biodiversity and evolution British Columbia
Grasselli, Giovanni Influence of rock micro-scale properties and material heterogeneity on rock engineering modeling Toronto
Grynpas, Marc A strategy to optimize the strength and degradation rate of calcium polyphosphates biomaterials Toronto
Guarné, Alba Structural and functional studies of DNA mismatch repair proteins McMaster
Guenther, Axel Fluidic Microprocessors for Material Assembly Toronto
Hallam, Steven Microbial Systems Ecology of Expanding Oxygen Minimum Zones British Columbia
Hall, Dennis New Synthetic Methods and Applications of Boronic Acids in Stereoselective Cross-Coupling, Catalysis, and Chemical Biology Alberta
Halverson, Galen Pippa Late Proterozoic stratigraphy of the Yukon and its record of Earth system evolution McGill
Harder, Lawrence Ecology and evolution of reproductive diversity in flowering plants Calgary
Haughn, George Arabidopsis Seed Coats as a Model System for Genetic Analysis of Plant Cell Wall Biosynthesis British Columbia
Hay, Alex Coastal and Continental Shelf Oceanography Dalhousie
Huang, Yining Structural Characterization of Nanoporous Materials by Solid-state NMR and Vibrational Spectroscopy Western Ontario
Hutchinson, Jean Evaluating georisk for infrastructure engineering projects Queen's
Inal, Kaan Multi-scale modelling of non-uniform deformation and formability in aluminum and magnesium alloys Waterloo
Jayaram, Sheshakamal Insulation Condition Assessment of Power System Components in the Future Smart Electricity Grid Waterloo
Jin, Yee-Chung A mesh-free particle model for simulation of flow and sediment transport in open channels Regina
Kidd, Karen Effects of nutrient cycling on contaminant fate in aquatic food webs New Brunswick
Kim, Yong Baek Topological Phases in Correlated Materials Toronto
Kirubarajan, Thia Computationally Efficient Adaptive Spline Filters for Nonlinear State Estimation McMaster
Kishk, Ahmed Novel Low Loss Guiding Structure for High Frequency Applications Concordia
Klymyshyn, David Microfabrication of compact wireless devices in very thick materials Saskatchewan
Könemann, Jochen Flexible and Effective Techniques for the Design of Approximation Algorithms Waterloo
Kouki, Ammar Integrated LTCC/MEMS Circuits for Small-Size, Light-Weight and Power-Efficient Intelligent RF Front-Ends École de technologie supérieure
Lachemi, Mohamed Development of Smart Self-healing Cementitious Materials for Sustainable Infrastructure Ryerson
LaRoche, Julie The impact of oceanic microbial communities on marine biogeochemistry now and in the future Dalhousie
Laurendeau, Eric Non-Linear Aerodynamic simulations as a comprehensive component of aircraft program development École Polytechnique
Legendre, Pierre From numerical ecology to landscape genetics and genomics Montréal
Liang, Dong Development of Efficient Numerical Methods for Fluid Flows and Electromagnetics York
MacLachlan, Mark New Directions in Supramolecular Macrocycle and Coordination Chemistry British Columbia
Matthews, Damon Quantifying the climate response to cumulative greenhouse gas emissions Concordia
Mayer, Bernhard Development and Application of Novel Isotope Techniques for Tracing Nutrient Cycling in Watersheds Calgary
Mayer, Ulrich Biogeochemical processes in groundwater and the vadose zone with an emphasis on gas and solute fluxes across environmental interfaces British Columbia
McGrenere, Joanna The Design of Information Computing Technology for Older Adults British Columbia
McNamara, Brian Understanding Feedback from Supermassive Black Holes in Galaxies and Clusters Waterloo
McNaughton, Bruce The hippocampal indexing theory: impact of hippocampal-neocortical backprojections on neocortical neurodynamics, plasticity and coding Lethbridge
Meinertzhagen, Ian Neural pathways and neurogenesis in invertebrate nervous systems Dalhousie
Mequanint, Kibret Novel Enabling Technologies for Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering Western Ontario
Merkli, Marco Mathematical theory of complex open quantum systems Memorial Univ. of Nfld
Mintchev, Martin Advanced Instrumentation Methods for Biomedical and Oilfield Applications Calgary
Moshovos, Andreas Next Generation Heterogeneous Compute Device Architectures Toronto
Nabutovsky, Alexander NEW METHODS FOR VARIATIONAL PROBLEMS IN RIEMANNIAN GEOMETRY Toronto
Neff, Bryan Selection and the Genetic Architecture of Fitness Western Ontario
Neumann, Patrick Embedding Human Factors into Simulations of Operations - Discrete Event and Agent Based Modelling Ryerson
Nikolova, Natalia Near-field Microwave Imaging of Complex Objects McMaster
Olmstead, Mary Interactions between Impulsivity and Reward: Relevance to Drug Addiction Queen's
Pai, Dinesh Computational Models of Humans: Movement and Contact British Columbia
Pasini, Damiano Lattice materials with graded mechanical properties for the development of a novel hip-replacement implant McGill
Perreault, Jean-Pierre Biochemistry and molecular biology of a model viroid. Sherbrooke
Pientka, Brigitte Proofware: establishing trustworthy computing through programming with proofs McGill
Pitassi, Toniann New Directions in Proof Complexity and Communication Complexity Toronto
Plante, Jean-Sebastien Pneumatic Compliant Binary Robots Sherbrooke
Pollard, Wayne Vulnerability and resilience of continuous permafrost systems to climate change McGill
Quastel, Jeremy The Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation and universality class Toronto
Rabbat, Michael Network-Centric Methods for Distributed Machine Learning and Optimization McGill
Ramankutty, Navin Agricultural land use and its Earth system implications McGill
Reader, Simon Development, evolution and mechanisms of social learning McGill
Reed, Bruce The Combinatorics of Complex Networks McGill
Resch, Kevin Quantum nonlinear optics for experimental investigations of advanced quantum technologies and fundamental physics Waterloo
Ro, Dae-Kyun Investigating isoprenoid metabolism in the sunflower (Asteraceae) family Calgary
Rowe, R. Kerry Effect of time and temperature on critical geosystems Queen's
Sahinalp, Cenk Algorithmic challenges in population scale genomics Simon Fraser
Salem, Kenneth Data Services for Cloud Applications Waterloo
Salesse, Christian Implication de diverses protéines dans la fonction des photorécepteurs visuels Laval
Salmon, John High efficiency multi-functional power electronics for electric vehicles and grid connected industrial drive systems Alberta
Sargent, Edward Inorganic Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells. Toronto
Schuster, Philip Fundamental Physics at the Energy and Intensity Frontiers Waterloo
Sen, Dipankar Ribozymes and DNAzymes-- ancient catalytic activities for modern biomedical and other utility Simon Fraser
Sheffer, Alla Creation of Detailed Virtual Shapes: Foundations and Tools British Columbia
Siciliano, Steven The fate and toxicity of Arctic soil pollutants: how humans poison Arctic soils and how Arctic soils poison humans. Saskatchewan
Southam, Gordon Bacteria mineral interactions Western Ontario
Stamp, Philip Decoherence & Correlations in Condensed Matter Systems British Columbia
Steinberg, Adam High-repetition-rate laser diagnostics experiments for prediction and control of thermo-acoustic instabilities in low-emission gas turbine engines Toronto
Stevenson, Suzanne Probabilistic Approaches to Learning the Semantics and Syntax of Words Toronto
St-Onge, Guillaume Late Quaternary geomagnetic field dynamics and abrupt changes Québec à Rimouski
Sutherland, Robert Hippocampus and memory: A systems level approach. Lethbridge
Temelli, Feral Supercritical carbon dioxide processing of lipids and nutraceuticals: Fundamentals and novel process development Alberta
Tortell, Philippe Biological carbon uptake and trace gas emissions in the polar oceans under a changing climate British Columbia
Unniappan, Suraj Hormonal Regulation and Integration of Feeding, Metabolism and Reproduction in Fish York
Veksler, Olga Energy Minimization Approach to Pixel Labeling Problems in Computer Vision Western Ontario
Vétel, Jérôme Extraction of separation in three-dimensional unsteady and turbulent experimental flows École Polytechnique
Vetta, Adrian Computation in Games and Networks McGill
Vorobyov, Sergiy Phased-MIMO radar: Transmit beamspace, transmit-receive beamforming, parameter estimation, and applications Alberta
Walker, Kaley Using Fourier Transform Spectroscopy to Investigate Atmospheric Composition and its Changes Toronto
Walker, Virginia The molecular analysis of low temperature and freezing stress resistance Queen's
Waller, Jeffrey Discovery and characterization of algal enzymes synthesizing the biogeochemical sulfur-cycling agent dimethylsulfoniopropionate Mount Allison
Whyte, Lyle Polar Microbial Ecology and Biodiversity McGill
Wijewickreme, Dharmapriya Mechanical behaviour of natural silts for geotechnical earthquake engineering practice British Columbia
Williams, Tony Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds Simon Fraser
Woolley, Andrew Chemical and Biological Switches Toronto
Wu, Christine Development of stable and energy-efficient bipedal walking robots - challenges in stability analysis and stability criteria Manitoba
Yan, Ning Value-added Chemicals and Other Bio-based Products From Bark Toronto
Yao, Fang Functional and High-dimensional Data Analysis: Regularization, Representation and Regression Toronto
Yousaf, Muhammad The Development and Application of Dynamic Smart Surfaces York
Yu, Wei Interference Mitigation and Network Topology Optimization for Cooperative Wireless Cellular Systems Toronto
Zaric, Gregory Optimal Pricing, Purchasing, and Co-Development with Applications in Public and Private Sector Pharmaceutical Management Western Ontario
Zhang, Yuelin Working towards a better understanding of plant immune system British Columbia