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2021 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Alberta
Applicant name Program Title EG Term Amount awarded
Arlos, Maricor
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN In-situ fate of wastewater-derived micropollutants - impacts of future climatic scenarios 1509 5 $180,000.00
Bench, Clover
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN The use of behavioural biometrics, 3D kinematics and infrared thermography to assess affective and biological states in livestock 1502 5 $140,000.00
Berry, Jacob
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Dopamine receptor regulation of learning and forgetting 1502 5 $190,000.00
Boettcher, Igor
Department
Physics
RGPIN Solid State Quantum Simulation: From Hyperbolic Space to Emergent Spin-3/2 Fermions 1505 5 $165,000.00
Bruce, Heather
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Formation of intramuscular collagen cross-links in cattle 1502 5 $200,000.00
Chalaturnyk, Richard
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RTI Multi-material 3D printing of reservoir rock analogues for sustainable energy recovery and storage 1609 1 $150,000.00
Chen, Jie
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Design and micro/nanofabrication of microfluidic lab-on-a-chip biosensors 1510 5 $230,000.00
Chui, Ying
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN High performance timber connections with steel perforated plate as structural fuse 1509 5 $155,000.00
Dickson, Clayton
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Cellular and network dynamics of temporal lobe memory structures 1502 5 $200,000.00
Elliott, Janet
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Gibbsian Surface Thermodynamics for Forefront Applications 1511 5 $230,000.00
Farner, Jeffrey
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Investigating colloidal interactions to improve knowledge of transformations, transport, and impacts of micro- and nanoplastics in environmental freshwaters 1509 5 $155,000.00
Fleischauer, Michael
Department
Physics
RGPIN Dynamic alkali metal alloys for low cost, high performance energy storage 1505 5 $145,000.00
Freeman, Mark
Department
Physics
RGPIN Einstein-de Haas probes of equilibrium and nonequilibrium magnetism and superconductivity 1505 5 $250,000.00
Grise, Emily
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN Green light for the future of battery electric buses? Examining the performance of battery electric buses from the operator's and customer's perspective 1509 5 $130,000.00
Hallin, Aksel
Department
Particle Physics, Centre for
SAPPJ The Darkside-20k Dark Matter Detector 19 2 $780,000.00
Hegde, Nidhi
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Privacy in Machine Learning: Scalability and Limits 1507 5 $145,000.00
Hemmings, Denise
Department
Obstetrics and Gynecology
RGPIN Sexually dimorphic regulation of vascular tone by signaling cross-talk of bioactive lipids 1502 5 $140,000.00
Henein, Hani
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RTI High temperature differential scanning calorimeter for the analysis of metastable materials 1611 1 $149,997.00
Hogan, James
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI An Ultra-High-Speed Velocity-Based Interferometer System used for Innovative Discoveries on the Impact and Shock Responses of Materials and Structures 1612 1 $150,000.00
Hughes, Sarah
Department
Medical Genetics
RGPIN Mechanisms affecting targeting of Moesin to specific domains of the plasma membrane 1501 5 $180,000.00
Hussein, Amina
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN New frontiers in intense laser-matter interactions 1505 5 $120,000.00
Jing, Yindi
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Intelligent wireless systems with integrated communications and sensing 1510 5 $165,000.00
Kalcounis-Rueppell, Matina
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN The bioacoustics of wild bats and mice. 1503 5 $140,000.00
Kim, Amy
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Adaptive, Multimodal Planning of Long-Distance Transportation Systems 1509 5 $310,000.00
Kurata, Harley
Department
Pharmacology
RGPIN Surveying the landscape of ion channel regulatory partners 1501 5 $251,450.00
Laarman, Anne
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Understanding biological mechanisms underlying absorption of immunoglobulins in newborn ruminants 1502 5 $165,000.00
Lacy, Paige
Department
Medicine
RGPIN Understanding the function of recycling endosomes 1501 5 $210,000.00
LeBlanc, Lindsay
Department
Physics
RGPIN Atomic quantum technologies: from foundations to applications 1505 5 $170,000.00
Leighton, Lindsey
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN Evaluating the Influence of Scale on Paleoecological Results 1506 5 $180,000.00
Lemieux, Hιlθne
Department
Campus Saint-Jean
RGPIN Divergences in the mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation process and the role they play on reactive oxygen species production and aging 1501 5 $210,000.00
Li, Xingyu
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Weak supervision with imperfect annotations for medical image computing 1507 5 $120,000.00
Liang, Hao
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Stochastic Energy Management in Smart Grid with Cyber-Physical Resilience Enhancement 1510 5 $140,000.00
Liu, Yang
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Mechanistic understanding of simultaneous energy and phosphorous recovery in a single anaerobic reactor: Path to resource-recovery based wastewater treatment 1509 5 $180,000.00
Ma, Lei
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Testing, Debugging and Repairing Machine Learning Software at the System Level 1507 5 $265,000.00
Macauley, Matthew
Department
Chemistry
RTI Ultrasensative analysis of biological molecules 1601 1 $106,312.00
Mahmood, Ashique
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Scalable Reinforcement Learning Methods for Learning in Real-Time with Robots 1507 5 $120,000.00
Malac, Marek
Department
Physics
RGPIN Exploring physics of electron microscopy 1505 5 $140,000.00
McIntosh, Anne
Department
Augustana Campus
RGPIN Recovery Across a Gradient of Disturbance Novelties: Patterns and Drivers of Understory Plant Community Dynamics in Northern Lodgepole Pine Forests 1503 5 $165,000.00
Michaelis, Vladimir
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Next Generation Materials 1504 5 $145,000.00
Mirzavand Boroujeni, Rashid
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces for 5G and Beyond Applications 1510 5 $140,000.00
Mohamed, Yasser
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Power Electronic Converter and Control System Technologies for AC-DC Distribution Systems 1510 5 $230,000.00
Mori, Boyd
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN The making of a pest - Understanding evolutionary mechanisms that underlie host plant specialization in gall midges 1502 5 $225,000.00
Nikolaidis, Ioanis
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN The Network is The Sensor 1507 5 $120,000.00
Pagliardini, Silvia
Department
Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of
RGPIN Exploring the connectome of the respiratory network 1502 5 $165,000.00
Proctor, Spencer
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Novel roles of the intestine to regulate whole body lipid homeostasis using pathways of nutritional physiology and molecular regulation. 1502 5 $165,000.00
Raivio, Tracy
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Interactions between envelope stress responses, bacteriophages and the environment 1501 5 $290,000.00
Riddell, Meghan
Department
Obstetrics and Gynecology
RGPIN Regulation of trophoblast stem cell homeostasis and differentiation by atypical protein kinase-C isoforms 1501 5 $150,000.00
Santana de Lelis, Levi
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Synthesizing Programmatic Knowledge with Heuristic Search 1507 5 $120,000.00
Semagina, Natalia
Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Towards decarbonization of critical technologies using renewable energy 1511 5 $275,000.00
She, Yuntong
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Prediction of Dynamic Ice Processes in Complex River Systems 1509 5 $215,000.00
Shu, Zhan
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Networked Control Systems with Intermittent Acknowledgement 1510 5 $165,000.00
Simmen, Thomas
Department
Cell Biology
RGPIN The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) as a key regulator of metabolism 1501 5 $210,000.00
Sivakoff, Gregory
Department
Physics
RGPIN Probing Accretion and Relativistic Jet Physics with the Dynamic Multimessenger Universe 1505 5 $250,000.00
Strelkov, Stephen
Department
Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
RGPIN Molecular basis of virulence in tan spot of wheat 1502 5 $275,000.00
Stroberg, Tom
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Understanding physical constraints on cell biology through multiscale modeling 1501 5 $205,000.00
Stuart, David
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Regulation of lipid biosynthesis in Saccharomyces cerevisiae 1501 5 $180,000.00
Taylor, Matthew
Department
Computing Science
RGPIN Leveraging Human and Agent Guidance for Improved Reinforcement Learning 1507 5 $240,000.00
Tierney, Keith
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Underwater information disruption 1502 5 $140,000.00
Ullah, Aman
Department
Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Monomers and Functional Biopolymers from Renewable Lipid Resources 1511 5 $195,000.00
Vederas, John
Department
Chemistry
RTI Protein and Peptide Chromatographic Purification System with Automated Detection and Collection 1604 1 $130,575.00
Vette, Albert
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Novel Approaches for Modeling, Mapping, and Restoring Human Trunk Neuromechanics 1512 5 $230,000.00
Waghmare, Prashant
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Interfacial and droplet dynamics at reduced gravity environment 1512 5 $230,000.00
Willis, Elizabeth
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Role of polysialic acid in sex-specific immune responses 1501 5 $205,000.00
Zonneveld, John-Paul
Department
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
RGPIN The influence of turbidity on ancient and modern coral reefs 1506 5 $255,000.00
Zuo, Mingjian
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Intelligent Reliability Assurance Using Dynamics Modeling and Machine Learning 1509 5 $365,000.00