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2018 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Waterloo
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Abukhdeir, Nasser
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Design and Optimization of Adaptive Liquid Crystal Devices using Computational Multiphysics 1511 5 $28,000.00
Anderson, Britt
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Attention, Probability and Reward 1502 5 $40,000.00
Anderson, William
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Photochemical Air Treatment Development 1511 5 $28,000.00
Arami, Arash
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Neuromechanics-based Assistive Robotics 1512 5 $27,000.00
Balogh, Michael
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Witnessing the assembly of massive dark matter structures in the Universe and their impact on galaxy evolution 1505 5 $61,000.00
Ban, Dayan
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RTI High-resolution, broadband and time-resolved Fourier transform infrared spectrometer for advanced photonic and material research 1610 1 $150,000.00
basir, otman
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Coordination and Cooperation in Self-Driving Vehicles 1510 5 $28,000.00
Baugh, Jonathan
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Scalable semiconductor quantum technologies 1505 5 $41,000.00
Bhattacharya, Kankar
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Technical Characteristics and Market Design Aspects of Flexibility Service Provisions in Smart Grids 1510 5 $55,000.00
Boger, Jennifer
Department
Systems Design Engineering
RGPIN Zero-effort ambient vitals monitoring 1510 5 $33,000.00
Broderick, Avery
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Resolving Black Holes: Black Hole Astrophysics in the Era of the Event Horizon Telescope 1505 5 $61,000.00
Browne, Ryan
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN High dimensional Model Based Clustering with non-Gaussian Distributions 1508 5 $20,000.00
Burkov, Anton
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Topological metals 1505 5 $61,000.00
Cao, Dongpu
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Driving-style-oriented human-like automated driving and its verification 1512 1 $27,000.00
Casello, Jeffrey
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Sustainable Transportation Modeling 1509 5 $31,000.00
Chandrashekar, Naveen
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Development of Subject Specific Computational Methodology to Study Knee Biomechanics 1512 5 $32,000.00
Charles, Trevor
Department
Biology
RGPIN From Symbiosis to Methanotrophy: Diverse Functions in Rhizobiales 1501 5 $42,000.00
Chaurasia, Ashok
Department
Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Power calculators for studies with designed missingness 1508 5 $16,000.00
Cherney, Edward
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Research into rotating machine turn insulation life under repetitive impulse voltages from power converters 1510 5 $28,000.00
Cleve, Richard
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Complexity of quantum processes 1507 5 $48,000.00
Cory, David
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Spin-Based Quantum Processor and Spectrometer 1505 5 $50,000.00
Crowley, Mark
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Towards Fully Integrated Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning for General Spatial Domains. 1510 5 $28,000.00
Csima, Barbara
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Computability Theory and its Applications 1508 5 $18,000.00
Danckert, James
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Behavioural, psychophysical, genetic and neuroimaging investigations of boredom. 1502 5 $65,000.00
Daun, Kyle
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Laser-Based Diagnostics for Aerosolized Nanoparticles 1512 5 $64,000.00
Daun, Kyle
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RTI Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer for Characterizing the Radiative Properties of Surfaces 1612 1 $86,302.00
Davidson, Kenneth
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Operator algebras and operator theory 1508 5 $52,000.00
Devaud, Cecile
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Turbulent combustion modelling for conditions relevant to industrial applications 1512 5 $39,000.00
Dimitrov, Stanko
Department
Management Sciences
RGPIN Impact of decision theoretic models in information elicitation 1509 5 $26,000.00
Dixon, Brian
Department
Biology
RGPIN Antigen Presentation in Teleost Fishes 1502 5 $55,000.00
Dixon, Michael
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Exploring the Motivational and Emotional Aspects of Gambling 1502 5 $64,250.00
Duhamel, Jean
Department
Chemistry
RTI Steady-State Fluorometer with UV-Vis and NIR Detection 1604 1 $144,506.00
Dupuis, Maite
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Understanding some physical features of quantum gravity 1505 5 $29,000.00
Elkamel, Ali
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Multiscale Decision-making for Process Operations and Energy Systems, and Incorporating Big Data Analytics 1511 5 $39,000.00
Emerson, Joseph
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Characterizing Resources for Quantum Information 1505 5 $75,000.00
Erenay, Fatih
Department
Management Sciences
RGPIN Data-driven stochastic dynamic programming approaches for optimal planning of disease screening and chronic disorder management 1509 5 $31,000.00
Feng, Mingbin
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Efficiently Reusing Monte Carlo Simulation Output in Repeated Experiments for Financial and Actuarial Applications 1508 5 $16,000.00
Fischer, Steven
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Enhancing human system performance through digital human modeling 1509 5 $36,000.00
Fischmeister, Sebastian
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Specification Mining of Time-sensitive Systems for Safety and Security Applications 1507 5 $55,000.00
Fu, Liping
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Advancing Transportation Safety and Sustainability Using Big Data and Deep Learning 1509 5 $43,000.00
Ghossoub, Mario
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Optimal (Re)Insurance Design: Ambiguity, Belief Heterogeneity, and Loss Aversion 1508 5 $18,000.00
Giesbrecht, Mark
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Efficiency, Structure and Robustness in Algebraic Computation 1507 5 $41,000.00
Girelli, Florian
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Exploring the quantum gravity regime 1505 5 $24,000.00
Godfrey, Michael
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN The Last Mile: Adapting Software Analytics into Developers’ Context 1507 5 $41,000.00
Gostick, Jeff
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Engineered porous materials: computational design and materials production 1511 5 $28,000.00
Hardy, Mary
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Actuarial risk management in pensions and life insurance 1508 5 $41,000.00
Hawthorn, David
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Probing Intertwined Order in Quantum Materials 1505 5 $51,000.00
Heunis, Andrew
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Stochastic optimal control in mathematical finance 1508 5 $18,000.00
Hipel, Keith
Department
Systems Design Engineering
RGPIN Creativity in Environmental Systems Conflict Resolution 1509 5 $88,000.00
Hsieh, Timothy
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN New Routes from Topological Materials to Quantum Computing 1505 5 $46,000.00
Hughson, Richard
Department
Applied Health Sciences, Faculty of
RGPIN Physiological mechanisms underlying real-world dynamic cardiorespiratory and cerebrovascular control 1502 5 $47,000.00
Ingalls, Brian
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Model-based design for synthetic (micro)biology 1501 5 $68,165.00
Islam, Kazi Rajibul
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Building a programmable trapped ion quantum simulator 1505 5 $46,000.00
Jeon, Soo
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RTI A Wrist Module for the Upgrade of a Light-Weight Robotic Arm 1612 1 $79,154.00
Karsten, Martin
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Runtime Systems for Large-Scale Software Services 1507 5 $23,000.00
Katsuragawa, Keiko
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Micro-gesture interaction for multitasking environment 1507 5 $23,000.00
Kazerani, Mehrdad
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Advancing Steady-State and Dynamic Operation of Islanded Hybrid AC-DC Microgrids 1510 5 $33,000.00
Kennedy, Matthew
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Operator Algebras Associated to Groups and Noncommutative Convexity 1508 5 $35,000.00
Khamesee, Mir Behrad
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RTI Advancement in Additive Manufacturing using Magnetic Levitation Technology 1612 1 $146,426.00
Kleinke, Holger
Department
Chemistry
RTI Thermal Conductivity Apparatus 1604 1 $147,870.00
Klinkova, Anna
Department
Chemistry
RTI Experimental Platform for Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction products 1604 1 $150,000.00
Klinkova, Anna
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Hybrid nanomaterials for efficient catalytic conversion of carbon dioxide into fuels and value-added chemicals 1504 5 $24,000.00
Lam, Patrick
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Leveraging Test Suites for Better Program Analysis 1507 5 $28,000.00
Larson, Kate
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Decision Making in Heterogenous Multiagent Systems 1507 5 $48,000.00
Leonenko, Zoya
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RTI Black Lipid Membrane system to study biophysics of ion transport across lipid membranes 1605 1 $73,525.00
Levine, Peter
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Semiconductor Electrochemical Imagers for Cell Sensing 1510 5 $28,000.00
MacLeod, Colin
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Attention, Learning, and Memory: The Fluency of Cognitive Processing 1502 5 $55,000.00
Maly, Monica
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN BIOMECHANICAL MECHANISMS OF ARTICULAR CARTILAGE AND MUSCLE ADAPTATION IN THE KNEE IN VIVO 1502 5 $40,000.00
Mashtizadeh, Ali
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Improving Systems Reliability Through Record/Replay 1507 5 $28,000.00
Mayer, Michael
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Models for Initiation and Growth of Microwelds in Ultrasonic Bonding 1511 5 $28,000.00
McIlroy, William
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Central Nervous System Control of Dynamic Stability 1502 5 $65,000.00
Medley, John
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Biotribological engineering design for upper limb arthroplasty 1512 5 $32,000.00
Melko, Roger
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Quantum Machine Learning 1505 5 $61,000.00
Mitran, Patrick
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Wireless Communications Techniques for 5G Networks 1510 5 $39,000.00
Moraru, Ruxandra
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Moduli spaces of sheaves on Hermitian manifolds 1508 5 $20,000.00
Muller, Kirsten
Department
Biology
RGPIN Evolution, ecology and genomics of the Great Lakes invader, the red algal species Bangia atropurpurea. 1503 5 $28,000.00
Munro, Ian
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Efficiency of Data Structures 1507 5 $55,000.00
Muschik, Christine
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN CINDY: Coherent gauge-invariant dynamics 1505 5 $39,000.00
Nacke, Lennart
Department
Arts, Faculty of
RGPIN Developing and Analyzing Immersive Game Technologies and Components for Motivation, Wellbeing, and Guidance 1507 5 $55,000.00
Namachchivaya, Navaratnam
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Novel Data-Centric Methods for Inference and Prediction of Large-Scale Complex Systems 1512 5 $32,000.00
Nooijen, Martinus
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Local correlation approaches for ground and excited states of periodic systems 1504 5 $64,000.00
Oelbermann, Maren
Department
Environment and Resource Studies
RGPIN Investigating carbon and nitrogen: interactions in perennial systems on marginal land 1503 5 $40,000.00
Peterson, Sean
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RTI Critical Component Repair for a Time-Resolved Particle Image Velocimetry System 1612 1 $70,802.00
Poirrier, Laurent
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Improving integer programming solvers 1509 5 $26,000.00
Potapenko, Stanislav
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Modelling and Analysis of Advanced Composite Materials with Significant Microstructure 1508 5 $16,000.00
Purbhoo, Kevin
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Real algebraic geometry and combinatorics 1508 5 $18,000.00
Pushin, Dmitry
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN A New Approach to Coherent Neutron Optics and Their Applications 1505 5 $24,000.00
Ramezan, Reza
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Methodological Research and Statisitical Modelling in Neuroscience 1508 5 $21,000.00
Ren, Carolyn
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Research Program on Developing Modulated Droplet Microfluidic Systems Towards Robust Nanomaterial Synthesis 1512 5 $55,000.00
Ricardez-Sandoval, Luis
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Optimal design, scheduling and control of chemical processes and emerging energy systems for sustainable and flexible operations under uncertainty 1511 5 $39,000.00
Salem, Kenneth
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Managed Transactional Persistence 1507 5 $48,000.00
Senko, Crystal
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Non-binary quantum logic with trapped ions 1505 5 $46,000.00
Shallit, Jeffrey
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Computability and Decision Procedures for Number Theory and Combinatorics 1507 5 $48,000.00
Shum, Henry
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Modelling the Assembly of Artificial Cells into Artificial Organisms 1508 5 $21,000.00
Slavcev, Roderick
Department
Pharmacy, School of
RGPIN Construction and Characterization of intelligent Phage-Assembled Gene Expression systems (iPhAGEs). 1511 5 $28,000.00
Slofstra, William
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Algebraic methods in quantum information 1508 5 $25,000.00
Stark, Ken
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Nutritional Lipidomics: Mapping Changes in the Lipidome Across Organ Systems in Response to Dietary Manipulations 1502 5 $33,000.00
Storjohann, Arne
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Algorithms for exact linear algebra 1507 5 $41,000.00
Strickland, Donna
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Nonlinear optics for short pulse and mid-infrared applications 1505 5 $34,000.00
Tran, Giang
Department
Mathematics, Faculty of
RGPIN Learning Nonlinear Dynamics from Data Using Sparse Optimization and Compressed Sensing 1507 5 $23,000.00
Trant, Andrew
Department
Environment and Resource Studies
RGPIN Long-term human environmental impacts in a cross-scale context across the Pacific Coast of North America 1503 5 $28,000.00
Tung, James
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RTI Lower-limb wearable exoskeleton system to advance assisted mobility research 1612 1 $104,944.00
van Staal, Cees
Department
Earth & Environmental Sciences
RGPIN Comparative orogenesis of accretionary orogens 1506 5 $30,000.00
Vogel, Daniel
Department
Computer Science, David R. Cheriton School of
RGPIN Human-Computer Interaction in Spatial Augmented Reality 1507 5 $48,000.00
Wang, Ruodu
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Model uncertainty and robustness in risk management 1508 5 $35,000.00
Wang, Xiao heng
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN On counting integral orbits and related applications 1508 5 $23,000.00
Wang, Zhou
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN End-to-End Perceptual Quality-Of-Experience Measurement and Optimization to Reshape Modern Video Communication Systems 1510 5 $76,000.00
Wasilewski, Zbigniew
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN AIIIBV Molecular Beam Epitaxial structures and devices for photonics, nanoelectronics, spintronics and quantum computing. 1510 5 $39,000.00
Webster, Ben
Department
Pure Mathematics
RGPIN Diagrammatic and geometric techniques in representation theory 1508 5 $28,000.00
Wells, Mary
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Processing and Properties of Recycled Aluminum Alloys 1511 5 $39,000.00
Wolkowicz, Henry
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Exploiting Structure and Hidden Convexity in Hard, Large Scale Numerical Optimization 1507 5 $55,000.00
Wong, Alexander
Department
Systems Design Engineering
RGPIN Deep graphical models and methods for multi-modal biomedical image processing, analysis, and interpretation 1510 5 $46,000.00
Worswick, Michael
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Dynamic Failure of Light Weight Materials and Structures 1512 5 $55,000.00
Xie, Wei-Chau
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Seismic Risk Analysis and Design of Nuclear Power Plants 1509 5 $31,000.00
XU, Lei
Department
Civil & Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Storey-Based Stability Design for Structural Steel Frameworks Accounting for Variability of Building Fires 1509 5 $26,000.00
Yard, Jon
Department
Combinatorics and Optimization
RGPIN Quantum information and computation 1505 5 $24,000.00
Yi, Grace
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Statistical Analysis of Complex Featured Data: High Dimensionality, Measurement Error and Missing Values 1508 5 $45,000.00
Yim, Evelyn
Department
Chemical Engineering
RTI High resolution non-contact surface-roughness industrial laser scanning microscope 1611 1 $150,000.00
Yoshida, Beni
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Decoding a black hole: quantum information theory meets quantum gravity 1505 5 $33,000.00
Zhou, Norman
Department
Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
RGPIN Laser joining and assembly of nanowires: processing, structure, properties and performance 1511 5 $76,000.00
Zhuang, Weihua
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Networking algorithms and protocols for 5G wireless communications 1510 5 $109,931.00