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2018 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Queen's
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Abdelaal, Fady
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Long term performance of bituminous and modern geomembrane liners with high interface shear strength 1509 5 $26,000.00
Banfield, Bruce
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Remodeling of the nuclear membrane during herpesvirus assembly 1501 5 $58,000.00
Beauchemin, Diane
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN New and improved methods for risk assessment of food and pharmaceutical products safety and for forensic analysis 1504 5 $36,000.00
Bιland, Laurent Karim
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Accelerated atomistic simulation of dislocations in nuclear materials 1511 5 $28,000.00
Bendena, William
Department
Biology
RGPIN Regulation of physiology and behaviour through G-protein coupled receptors of the nervous system 1502 5 $33,000.00
Blohm, Gunnar
Department
Centre for Neuroscience Studies
RGPIN Credit assignment in movement planning and movement execution 1502 5 $47,000.00
Brachman, Richard
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN New lifetime prediction techniques for buried polymer pipes 1509 5 $43,000.00
Bryant, John
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Improved friction and wear performance in polymeric components of orthopaedic bearings. 1512 5 $46,000.00
Cartledge, John
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Autonomous Constellation Shaping for Coherent Optical Fiber Communications 1510 5 $46,000.00
Castelhano, Monica
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Scene Structure and Surfaces: Viewing strategies effects on attention, learning, and memory 1502 5 $47,000.00
Champagne, Pascale
Department
Civil Engineering
RTI Advanced molecular tools for characterizing microbial structures, processes and interfaces in engineered and natural environmental systems 1609 1 $104,008.00
Chan, Edmond
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Direct control of mitochondrial dynamics by regulatory amino acids 1501 5 $42,000.00
CHIN-SANG, IAN
Department
Biology
RGPIN Neuronal and Epidermal Signaling during C. elegans Morphogenesis 1501 5 $50,000.00
Chippindale, Adam
Department
Biology
RGPIN Coevolution and the origins of reproductive isolation 1503 5 $33,000.00
Cordy, James
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Software Analysis and Transformation Systems 1507 5 $48,000.00
da Silva, Ana Maria
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Meandering Morphodynamics and Related Fluvial Processes 1509 5 $43,000.00
Daymond, Mark
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RTI In situ SEM/FIB Nanomechanical Testing System 1611 1 $150,000.00
Diak, Bradley
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Sculpting Energy Landscapes in Materials: Theory, Experiment and Application 1511 5 $28,000.00
Dimitrov, Ivan
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Lie algebras and superalgebras: representations and structure theory 1508 5 $16,000.00
Docoslis, Aristides
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Rapid and ultrasensitive (bio)chemical detection with dendritic metallic nanoparticle structures 1511 5 $39,000.00
Dunfield, Joshua
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Programming languages for scalable incremental computation and advanced gradual typing 1507 5 $33,000.00
Ellis, Randy
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Information Processing for Medical Image Understanding 1507 5 $64,000.00
Eren, Suzan
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Transforming Hybrid Micro-Grids from Theory into Reality through Innovative Power Electronics Technology 1510 5 $28,000.00
Etemad, S. Ali
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Towards Ambient Affective Intelligence and Interaction in Smart Environments 1507 5 $28,000.00
Fallah, Vahid
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Additive manufacturing of advanced aluminum alloys for transportation industry 1511 5 $28,000.00
Fraser, James
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Exploiting light: from quantum nanophotonics to advanced fabrication 1505 5 $34,000.00
Friesen, Victoria
Department
Biology
RGPIN Shifting Adaptations: Genomics of Adaptation and Speciation with Gene Flow 1503 5 $55,000.00
Gallivan, Jason
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RTI MRI head coil for neuroimaging studies of non-human primates 1602 1 $85,313.00
Gazor, Saeed
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Cognitive Inference and Signal Processing in Adversarial Uncertain Environments 1510 5 $39,000.00
Greenspan, Michael
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Efficient Robust Global Registration of 3D Data 1507 5 $23,000.00
Grogan, Paul
Department
Biology
RGPIN The next step: Capitalizing on long-term experimental manipulations to understand and predict arctic terrestrial ecosystem responses to climate warming 1506 5 $43,000.00
Hashemi, Javad
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Advanced Signal Processing Methods for Analysis of Fibrillatory Waves 1510 5 $28,000.00
Hashtrudi-Zaad, Keyvan
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Fundamental Solutions for High-Fidelity Human Haptic Interaction 1510 5 $46,000.00
Hesp, Simon
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Mechanistic Studies of Asphalt Aging Aimed at the Discovery of Anti-aging Additives 1504 5 $29,000.00
Jain, Praveen
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Flexible Power Electronics Converters for Future Energy Networks 1510 5 $91,000.00
Jia, Zongchao
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL INSIGHTS INTO ALPHA-KINASES AND THEIR REGULATION 1501 5 $69,000.00
Jiang, Wenyu
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Statistical Methods and Theory for Predictive Biomarker Study in Clinical Trials via Modeling and Analysis of Covariate Interactions 1508 5 $23,000.00
Kani, Ernst
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Galois representations, Moduli Spaces and Applications 1508 5 $16,000.00
Lafreniere, Melissa
Department
Geography
RTI Breaking down the permafrost carbon feedback enigma: characterizing the composition and lability of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) according to size fractions 1606 1 $93,772.00
Linder, Tamas
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Adaptive and Network-Aware Source Coding 1510 5 $64,000.00
Loewen, Michele
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Fungal Pheromone Receptors in Host-Pathogen Interactions 1501 5 $36,000.00
Martin, Paul
Department
Biology
RGPIN Interactions among closely-related species and the evolution of biodiversity 1503 5 $40,000.00
MINGO, James
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Free Probability and Random Matrices 1508 5 $18,000.00
Mousavi, Parvin
Department
Computing, School of
RTI A system for multi-parametric real-time analysis of tissue properties 1607 1 $150,000.00
Mulligan, Ryan
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Protecting Canada’s coasts from extreme waves and water levels 1509 5 $36,000.00
Nelson, William
Department
Biology
RGPIN The impact of life-history trait evolution on the stability of population dynamics 1503 5 $40,000.00
Parent, J Scott
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Latent Antioxidants for Environmentally Responsible Polymer Formulations 1511 5 $33,000.00
Peng, Yingwei
Department
Public Health Sciences
RGPIN Statistical models and methods for survival and longitudinal data in clinical and observational studies 1508 5 $28,000.00
Persaud, Suraj
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN High Temperature Oxidation of Metals 1511 5 $28,000.00
Pilkey, Keith
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Role of damage in the failure of heterogeneous materials 1511 5 $28,000.00
Plaxton, William
Department
Biology
RGPIN The functional organization and control of plant carbohydrate and phosphate metabolism 1502 5 $55,000.00
Prakash, Ravi
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Development of Organic Transistor Based Smart, Low-cost and Disposable Chemical and Biological Sensor Devices 1510 5 $28,000.00
Ramsay, Bruce
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Biodegradation of High Molecular Weight Alkanes by the Microbiome of Galleria mellonella Larvae 1509 5 $26,000.00
Regan, Sharon
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular Regulation of Bioenergy and Bioremediation in Trees 1502 5 $29,000.00
Rival, David
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RTI A high-speed laser for Lagrangian particle tracking in unsteady flows 1612 1 $148,000.00
Roth, Mike
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Local positivity and Diophantine applications 1508 5 $23,000.00
Rusak, James
Department
Biology
RGPIN Disturbance-driven changes in ecosystem variability: a new tool for understanding ecological dynamics 1503 5 $28,000.00
Sabbagh, Mark
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Mechanisms of conceptual change in preschool-aged children 1502 5 $29,000.00
Salomaa, Kai
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN Finite-state machines and their extensions: Foundational questions and applications 1507 5 $48,000.00
Scott, Stephen
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Use of sensory feedback for voluntary control 1502 5 $116,000.00
Shastri, Bhavin
Department
Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
RGPIN Programmable Nanophotonics for Deep Learning and Neuromorphic Computing 1510 5 $33,000.00
Snedden, Wayne
Department
Biology
RGPIN Calcium signal transduction in Arabidopsis 1502 5 $40,000.00
Take, William
Department
Civil Engineering
RTI Resilient linear infrastructure through dynamic distributed fibre optic strain sensing 1609 1 $150,000.00
Wang, Suning
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Photoresponsive Organoboron Compounds and Chemistry 1504 5 $138,000.00
Yuksel, Serdar
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Stochastic control: Decentralization, robustness and learning, and information constraints 1510 5 $64,000.00
Zhang, Shetuan
Department
Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
RGPIN Elucidating the role of S1 and N-terminus in the trafficking and regulation of Kv1.5 potassium channels 1501 1 $36,000.00
Zhu, Xiaodan
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Exploring Better Distributed Representation and Composition Models for Semantics 1507 5 $60,000.00
Zulkernine, Farhana
Department
Computing, School of
RGPIN A Smart Big Data Analytics and Knowledge Management Framework 1507 5 $28,000.00