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2021 Research Grants Competition - Results by Evaluation Group

Computer Science
Applicant name Institution Program Title Term Amount awarded
Abedi, Ali
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
Waterloo RGPIN Seamless WiFi Sensing 5 $120,000.00
Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
Dalhousie RGPIN Engaging the Patient into the Virtual Care Loop: An E-Health Framework using Data and Knowledge-Driven Methods for Ambient Sensor-Based Health Activity Monitoring to Remotely Determine Patient's Health and Functional Status 5 $175,000.00
Abou-zeid, Hatem
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
Ontario Institute of Technology RGPIN Robust Intelligence for Beyond-5G Networks and Applications 5 $120,000.00
Adcock, Benjamin
Department
Mathematics
Simon Fraser RGPIN Scientific machine learning: bridging the gap between theory and practice in deep learning for computational science and engineering applications 5 $145,000.00
Alaca, Furkan
Department
Arts and Science, Faculty of
Queen's RGPIN Securing User Authentication in Emerging Threat Landscapes 5 $120,000.00
Alameldeen, Alaa
Department
Computing Science, School of
Simon Fraser RGPIN Accelerating Next-Generation Applications Via Secure and Reliable Compute-in-Memory Systems 5 $170,000.00
Alimadadi Jani, Saba
Department
Computing Science, School of
Simon Fraser RGPIN Assessing, generating, and prioritizing tests for asynchronous JavaScript programs 5 $120,000.00
Andreev, Pavel
Department
Telfer School of Management
Ottawa RGPIN Developing a new architectural framework for designing Digital Habit Formation Support System 5 $120,000.00
Assal, Hala
Department
Systems and Computer Engineering
Carleton RGPIN Privacy and Security in Software and Things: A Human Perspective 5 $120,000.00
Bais, Abdul
Department
Engineering, Faculty of
Regina RGPIN Crop Stress Management using Multi-source Data Fusion 5 $145,000.00
Balmau, Oana Maria
Department
Computer Science, School of
McGill RGPIN Efficient Storage Systems for Real-Time Edge Computing 5 $120,000.00
Barcomb, Ann
Department
Schulich School of Engineering
Calgary RGPIN Improving the consistency and speed of qualitative data analysis to support software engineering researchers and requirements engineering practitioners 5 $120,000.00
Batty, Christopher
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
Waterloo RGPIN Computational Methods for Simulating Flows and Structures with Complex Dynamic Geometry 5 $240,000.00
Baysal, Olga
Department
Computer Science, School of
Carleton RGPIN Understanding and Leveraging Context in Code Review 5 $175,000.00
Belilovsky, Eugene
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering
Concordia RGPIN Towards Continual and Compositional Learning in the Visual World 5 $120,000.00
Bellaiche, Martine
Department
Génie informatique et génie logiciel
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Sécurité de l'internet des objets dans les villes intelligentes 5 $120,000.00
Bolufe-Rohler, Antonio
Department
Mathematical and Computational Sciences, School of
Prince Edward Island RGPIN Improving Heuristic Search by Machine Learning 5 $120,000.00
Bouchard, Bruno
Department
Informatique et de mathématique
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi RGPIN Reconnaissance à granularité fine et apprentissage des activités de la vie quotidienne pour l'assistance aux personnes en perte d'autonomie 5 $145,000.00
Branco, Paula
Department
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of
Ottawa RGPIN Machine Learning Methods for Malware Detection 5 $120,000.00
Bright, Curtis
Department
Computer Science, School of
Windsor RGPIN Satisfiability Checking and Computer Algebra: A Powerful New Search Method 5 $145,000.00
Capretz, Miriam
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Western Ontario RGPIN Software Engineering for IoT Data-Driven Machine Learning Applications 5 $175,000.00
Cherkaoui, Soumaya
Department
Génie électrique et génie informatique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Enabling Collaborative and Intelligent Service Provisioning in Mobile Edge Networks 5 $275,000.00
Christara, Christina
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN High-performance computational methods for Partial Differential Equations and applications 5 $120,000.00
Clark, Jeremy
Department
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)
Concordia RGPIN Enhancing transparency, inclusion, and privacy for financial and democratic technologies 5 $175,000.00
Coady, Monica
Department
Computer Science
Victoria RGPIN Design and Deployment of Interactive Petabyte Scale Applications 5 $175,000.00
Codabux, Zadia
Department
Computer Science
Saskatchewan RGPIN Improving software quality by managing technical debt and uncovering security vulnerabilities 5 $120,000.00
Cohen, Robin
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
Waterloo RGPIN Multiagent trust modeling for trusted AI and improved online social networks 5 $320,000.00
Collins, Christopher
Department
Science, Faculty of
Ontario Institute of Technology RGPIN Guidance in Visual Analytics through Mixed-Initiative and Implicit Interaction 5 $240,000.00
Crépeau, Claude
Department
Computer Science, School of
McGill RGPIN Non-local Zero-Knowledge 5 $175,000.00
Cuppens, Frederic
Department
Génie informatique et génie logiciel
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Autonomous security for complex systems 5 $145,000.00
De Carufel, Jean-Lou
Department
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of
Ottawa RGPIN Strategic Route--Finding and Optimal Positioning in Geometric Environments 5 $205,000.00
Doliskani, Javad
Department
Computer Science
Ryerson RGPIN Computer Algebra, Quantum Computing and Post-Quantum Cryptography 5 $170,000.00
Ebrahimi Kahou, Samira
Department
Génie logiciel et des TI
École de technologie supérieure RGPIN Using structural priors to learn transferable representations 5 $120,000.00
Ebrahimi, Dariush
Department
Computer Science
Lakehead RGPIN Smart Iot-Based Systems: Deployment and Management 5 $145,000.00
El-Roby, Ahmed
Department
Computer Science, School of
Carleton RGPIN Querying Heterogeneous Data for Non-Expert Users 5 $120,000.00
Eramian, Mark
Department
Computer Science
Saskatchewan RGPIN Efficient and Reproducible Image Annotation for Supervised Deep Learning with Small Data 5 $120,000.00
Ezzati Jivan, Naser
Department
Computer Science
Brock RGPIN OBSERVABILITY COMPENSATION PARADIGM: LEVERAGING ADAPTIVE EXECUTION TRACING AND ANALYSIS 5 $120,000.00
Fani, Hossein
Department
Computer Science, School of
Windsor RGPIN Time-aware Community-enhanced Social Information Retrieval 5 $145,000.00
Farahmand, Amir-massoud
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Robust Decision-Aware Model-based Reinforcement Learning 5 $145,000.00
Farnadi, Golnoosh
Department
Sciences de la décision
HEC Montréal RGPIN Algorithmic Fairness in Black-box Machine Learning Models 5 $120,000.00
Foerster, Jakob
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Machine Learning in Multi-Agent Settings 5 $145,000.00
Garg, Animesh
Department
Mathematical and Computational Sciences (Mississauga)
Toronto RGPIN Causal Models for Generalizable Robot Learning 5 $120,000.00
Gaur, Daya
Department
Mathematics and Computer Science
Lethbridge RGPIN Development and analysis of methods of approximation for NP-hard optimization problems 5 $120,000.00
German, Daniel
Department
Computer Science
Victoria RGPIN Towards a proactive management of Open Source Supply Chains 5 $145,000.00
Gilitschenski, Igor
Department
Mathematical and Computational Sciences (Mississauga)
Toronto RGPIN Event-based Vision for Robotic Scene Understanding 5 $120,000.00
Goubran, Maged
Department
Medical Biophysics
Toronto RGPIN Computational platform for integrated multimodal analysis of brain networks across resolution scales 5 $120,000.00
Green, James
Department
Systems and Computer Engineering
Carleton RGPIN Reciprocal Perspective Machine Learning to Identify Relationships in Sparse Biological Networks 5 $175,000.00
Grinspun, Eitan
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN A Geometric Approach to Simulating Knotting and Entanglement of Slender Objects 5 $370,000.00
Haibe-Kains, Benjamin
Department
Medical Biophysics
Toronto RGPIN Development of a deep learning approach to predict noisy biological phenotypes 5 $120,000.00
Halabi, Talal
Department
Applied Computer Science
Winnipeg RGPIN Towards Secure and Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems 5 $120,000.00
Hamilton-Wright, Andrew
Department
Computer Science, School of
Guelph RGPIN Machine Assisted Analysis of Biosignals 5 $120,000.00
Hassan, Safwat
Department
Science, Faculty of
Thompson Rivers RGPIN Mining Modern App Stores to Improve the Perceived Quality of Software Products 5 $120,000.00
Haworth, Michael
Department
Computer Science
Victoria RGPIN Diverse Synthetic Crowds in Media, Design, and Analysis 5 $120,000.00
Hegde, Nidhi
Department
Computing Science
Alberta RGPIN Privacy in Machine Learning: Scalability and Limits 5 $145,000.00
Hurtut, Thomas
Department
Génie informatique et génie logiciel
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Generative models for 3D textures 5 $145,000.00
Ilie, Lucian
Department
Computer Science
Western Ontario RGPIN Bioinformatics Algorithms for Protein Interactions and Applications 5 $145,000.00
Jammal, Manar
Department
Information Technology, School of
York RGPIN Intelligent Management Platform - The Future of Cloud and Networking 5 $120,000.00
Jaseemuddin, Muhammad
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ryerson RGPIN Enabling future mobile wireless networks edge with adaptive access control and caching 5 $120,000.00
Kapron, Bruce
Department
Computer Science
Victoria RGPIN The Complexity of Computing with Infinite Data 5 $275,000.00
Karmouch, Ahmed
Department
Office of the Vice
Ottawa RGPIN Programmable Named Data-based Next Generation Software-Defined WANs 5 $205,000.00
Kaur, Kuljeet
Department
Génie électrique
École de technologie supérieure RGPIN Carbon Intelligent Computing for Hyper-scale Data-centres: Matching Computing and Networking with Global Economy Needs 5 $135,820.00
Khaghani Milani, Mostafa
Department
Computer Science
Western Ontario RGPIN Improving Users' Access to Quality Data 5 $120,000.00
Khendek, Ferhat
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Concordia RGPIN Model Based Testing and Validation of IoT Systems 5 $205,000.00
Khoury, Richard
Department
Informatique et de génie logiciel
Université Laval RGPIN Nanoblog processing 5 $175,000.00
Ko, Steven
Department
Computing Science, School of
Simon Fraser RGPIN Securing Augmented Reality Objects with Trusted Execution Environments 5 $145,000.00
Kobti, Ziad
Department
Computer Science, School of
Windsor RGPIN Heuristics for Social Network Analysis 5 $145,000.00
Laurendeau, Denis
Department
Sciences et génie, faculté des
Université Laval RGPIN Reconstruction de surface et modélisation 3D : exploration des représentations implicites 5 $56,000.00
Lee, Joon
Department
Community Health Sciences
Calgary RGPIN Using case difficulty to improve predictive performance evaluation 5 $145,000.00
Li, Heng
Department
Génie informatique et génie logiciel
École Polytechnique de Montréal RGPIN Towards Systematic and Cost-Effective Monitoring of Large-Scale Software Systems 5 $120,000.00
Li, Jamy
Department
Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Ryerson RGPIN Tether: Alleviating Loneliness with Assistive Robotic Social Media Dialog 5 $145,000.00
Li, Ke
Department
Computing Science, School of
Simon Fraser RGPIN Efficient and Reliable Deep Learning 5 $170,000.00
Li, Xingyu
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Alberta RGPIN Weak supervision with imperfect annotations for medical image computing 5 $120,000.00
Li, Yifeng
Department
Computer Science
Brock RGPIN Neural Network Models for Modelling, Design and Optimization of Structurally Complex Entities in Biomedical Data Science 5 $170,000.00
Lin, Fuhua
Department
Computing and Information Systems, School of
Athabasca RGPIN Eliciting Adaptive Sequences for Online Learning 5 $120,000.00
Lin, Jimmy
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
Waterloo RGPIN Pretrained Transformers for Effective and Efficient Information Access: BERT and Beyond 5 $320,000.00
Liu, Bang
Department
Informatique et recherche opérationnelle
Université de Montréal RGPIN Low-Resource Text Understanding 5 $170,000.00
Ma, Lei
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Alberta RGPIN Testing, Debugging and Repairing Machine Learning Software at the System Level 5 $265,000.00
Maddison, Christopher
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Learning with Discrete Structure 5 $200,000.00
Maheshwari, Anil
Department
Computer Science, School of
Carleton RGPIN Design and analysis of algorithms for problems in computational geometry 5 $275,000.00
Mahmood, Ashique
Department
Computing Science
Alberta RGPIN Scalable Reinforcement Learning Methods for Learning in Real-Time with Robots 5 $120,000.00
Majumdar, Suryadipta
Department
Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering (CIISE)
Concordia RGPIN Proactive Security Auditing against AI-enhanced Cyberthreats: from Clouds to Internet of Things (IoT) 5 $145,000.00
Makrehchi, Masoud
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
Ontario Institute of Technology RGPIN Algorithms and applications of Link Mining: Making Sense of Network Data 5 $120,000.00
Malloch, Joseph
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
Dalhousie RGPIN Design and evaluation of human-computer interfaces for expert creative interaction 5 $145,000.00
Manashty, Alireza
Department
Computer Science
Regina RGPIN New Data Representation and Learning Models for Temporal Health Forecasting 5 $120,000.00
Mariakakis, Alexander
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Continuous Passive Sensing for Bayesian Diagnostics in Mobile Health 5 $120,000.00
Mazalek, Alexandra
Department
Radio & Television Arts, School of
Ryerson RGPIN From Big Biological Data to Tangible Insights: Designing tangible and multi-display interactions to support data analysis and model building in the biology domain 5 $240,000.00
Meger, David
Department
Computer Science, School of
McGill RGPIN Robust Learning of Visual Behaviors 5 $145,000.00
Mehta, Aastha
Department
Computer Science
British Columbia RGPIN Mitigating Side-Channel Leaks in Next-Generation Cloud Systems 5 $145,000.00
Melczer, Stephen
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
Waterloo RGPIN Effective tools for the analysis of discrete structures 5 $230,000.00
Menelau Oliveira e Cruz, Rafael
Department
Génie logiciel et des TI
École de technologie supérieure RGPIN Dynamic ensemble selection for data streams and multi-view learning 5 $145,000.00
Mirza-Babaei, Pejman
Department
Business and Information Technology, Faculty of
Ontario Institute of Technology RGPIN Data-driven gameplay experience evaluation: Leveraging multimodal data in Games User Research 5 $175,000.00
Mouhoub, Malek
Department
Computer Science
Regina RGPIN Preference-Based Combinatorial Optimization 5 $145,000.00
Nabil, Sara
Department
Computing, School of
Queen's RGPIN Advanced Techniques for Everyday Embodied Interaction 5 $145,000.00
Neustaedter, Carman
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
Simon Fraser RGPIN The Design of Family Communication Technologies in Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Society 5 $240,000.00
Nikolaidis, Ioanis
Department
Computing Science
Alberta RGPIN The Network is The Sensor 5 $120,000.00
Nikolov, Aleksandar
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Geometric Methods in Data Analysis 5 $320,000.00
Pan, Jianping
Department
Computer Science
Victoria RGPIN Learning Oriented Computer Networks 5 $320,000.00
Papyan, Vardan
Department
Mathematics (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Inductive Biases in Deep Learning 5 $170,000.00
Poline, Jean-Baptiste
Department
Quantitative Life Sciences
McGill RGPIN Improved neuroimaging meta analyses with modern text based processing 5 $120,000.00
Popa, Tiberiu
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering
Concordia RGPIN A New Pipeline for Detailed Large Scale Geometry Acquisition and Analysis 5 $145,000.00
Poullis, Charalambos
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering
Concordia RGPIN Semantic Segmentation in Geospatial Computer Vision 5 $145,000.00
Rahman, Mohammad Masudur
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
Dalhousie RGPIN Mining, Intelligence and Automation in Tackling Machine-Learning Bugs 5 $145,000.00
Rajabiyazdi, Fatemeh
Department
Systems and Computer Engineering
Carleton RGPIN Exploring the design and development of patient data visualizations on shared displays 5 $120,000.00
Razavi-Far, Roozbeh
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Windsor RGPIN Towards fault tolerance and attack resiliency in cyber-physical energy systems through learning from data streams under harsh learning conditions 5 $145,000.00
Rea, Daniel
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
New Brunswick RGPIN Interfaces for Generating Flow in Teleoperation: game-based interaction design to improve teleoperator engagement and focus 5 $120,000.00
Robere, Robert
Department
Computer Science, School of
McGill RGPIN Towards a Unified Theory of Proof and Circuit Complexity 5 $230,000.00
Rolnick, David
Department
Computer Science, School of
McGill RGPIN Mathematical Principles for Neural Network Design 5 $145,000.00
Roy, Banani
Department
Computer Science
Saskatchewan RGPIN Supporting complex workflows for data-intensive discovery collaboratively, reliably and efficiently 5 $120,000.00
Runions, Adam
Department
Computer Science
Calgary RGPIN Comparative Computational Morphodynamics 5 $170,000.00
Santana de Lelis, Levi
Department
Computing Science
Alberta RGPIN Synthesizing Programmatic Knowledge with Heuristic Search 5 $120,000.00
Sayagh, Mohammed
Department
Génie logiciel et des TI
École de technologie supérieure RGPIN A Configuration Management Framework for the Evolution of Multi-component Software Systems 5 $120,000.00
Schneider, Teseo
Department
Computer Science
Victoria RGPIN Automated Geometric Modeling and Analysis 5 $120,000.00
Schoellig, Angela
Department
Aerospace Studies, Institute for
Toronto RGPIN Safe and Efficient Robot Learning in Human-Centric Environments 5 $275,000.00
Shahrad, Mohammad
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
British Columbia RGPIN From Serverless to Seamless: Building the Next-Generation of Cloud Systems by Eliminating Service Integration and Resource Heterogeneity Limitations 5 $120,000.00
Shahriar, Nashid
Department
Computer Science
Regina RGPIN Life-cycle management for network slices 5 $145,000.00
Shang, Weiyi
Department
Computer Science and Software Engineering
Concordia RGPIN DevOps Driven Software Performance Assurance for Large-scale Software Systems 5 $175,000.00
Shooshtari, Parisa
Department
Pathology
Western Ontario RGPIN Developing computational, statistical and machine learning methods to uncover biological mechanisms of complex phenotypes 5 $120,000.00
Si, Xujie
Department
Computer Science, School of
McGill RGPIN Learning-aided Program Reasoning 5 $145,000.00
Smit, Mike
Department
Information Management, School of
Dalhousie RGPIN Assessing the Quality of Research Data Infrastructure Software 5 $120,000.00
Sutherland, Dougal
Department
Computer Science
British Columbia RGPIN Learning Better Representations With Kernels 5 $145,000.00
Suzuki, Ryo
Department
Computer Science
Calgary RGPIN Swarm Robotic Encountered-Type Haptic Interaction in Immersive Environments 5 $145,000.00
Taylor, Matthew
Department
Computing Science
Alberta RGPIN Leveraging Human and Agent Guidance for Improved Reinforcement Learning 5 $240,000.00
Thorogood, Miles
Department
Okanagan
British Columbia RGPIN Echo - A New Set of High-level Audio Features for Computational Sound Design Systems 5 $120,000.00
Towlson, Emma
Department
Computer Science
Calgary RGPIN A computational approach to network control in the brain 5 $145,000.00
Truong, Khai
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Ubiquitous computing tools and methods for supporting the mental, physical and social well-being of people with disabilities 5 $145,000.00
Tsang, Alan
Department
Computer Science, School of
Carleton RGPIN Fairness and the Public Good in Social Networks with Strategic Actors 5 $120,000.00
Uddin, Gias
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Calgary RGPIN Knowledge Enhanced Software Library Documentation 5 $145,000.00
Valenzano, Richard
Department
Computer Science
Ryerson RGPIN Understanding and Combining Sequential Decision Making Methods 5 $120,000.00
Vallières, Martin
Department
Informatique
Université de Sherbrooke RGPIN Multilevel graphical modeling of heterogeneous healthcare data in a federated learning setting 5 $120,000.00
Vassileva, Julita
Department
Computer Science
Saskatchewan RGPIN Towards Accountable and Transparent Personalized Persuasive Technology 5 $352,100.00
Vazquez, Carlos
Department
Génie logiciel et des TI
École de technologie supérieure RGPIN Combined biplanar X-ray and RGBD images 3D reconstruction of the musculoskeletal system for augmented reality clinical follow-up. 5 $145,000.00
Venant, Antoine
Department
Arts et des sciences, faculté des
Université de Montréal RGPIN Assessing latent-structure models in natural language processing with artificial datasets 5 $75,675.00
Vijaykumar, Nandita
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Architectural frameworks to leverage new hardware technologies for emerging data-intensive applications 5 $145,000.00
Wang, Guanghui
Department
Computer Science
Ryerson RGPIN Promoting 3D Environment Perception Ability of Autonomous Systems 5 $145,000.00
Wang, Jiannan
Department
Computing Science, School of
Simon Fraser RGPIN DataPrep: Human-in-the-Loop Data Preparation 5 $240,000.00
Wang, Shaowei
Department
Computer Science
Manitoba RGPIN Effectively managing and leveraging crowdsourced knowledge for software engineering 5 $170,000.00
Wiebe, Nathan
Department
Computer Science (St. George Campus)
Toronto RGPIN Next Generation Quantum Algorithms for Simulation and Machine Learning 5 $170,000.00
Willett, Wesley
Department
Computer Science
Calgary RGPIN Integrating Data Visualization and the Physical World 5 $175,000.00
Wolf, Guy
Department
Arts et des sciences, faculté des
Université de Montréal RGPIN Representation learning and exploration of data geometries 5 $145,000.00
WU, FANGXIANG
Department
Mechanical Engineering
Saskatchewan RGPIN Learning representations from heterogeneous data for digital health 5 $320,000.00
Yan, Yan
Department
Computing Science
Thompson Rivers RGPIN Computational Methods for Phenotype Prediction to Assist Plant Breeding 5 $120,000.00
Zhang, Yizhou
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
Waterloo RGPIN Semantics and Implementation of Probabilistic Programming Languages 5 $120,000.00
Zhou, Shurui
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Toronto RGPIN Facilitating Interdisciplinary Teams to Build Better AI-Based Systems 5 $120,000.00
Zima, Evgueni
Department
Physics and Computer Science
Wilfrid Laurier RGPIN Efficient algorithms and succinct data structures for acceleration of telescoping and related problems 5 $120,000.00