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2018 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Western Ontario
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Adamus, Janusz
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Local Geometry of Real and Complex Analytic Mappings 1508 5 $23,000.00
Barmby, Pauline
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Nearby galaxies observed with real and virtual telescopes 1505 5 $24,000.00
Baron, Corey
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Diffusion MRI at Ultra High Field 1505 5 $24,000.00
Barr, Stephen
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Origins and evolution of a novel mechanism of post-transcriptional gene regulation by the HERC family 1501 5 $32,000.00
Bartlett, Michael
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Reliability- and Mechanics-based Evaluation of Concrete Building Infrastructure 1509 5 $36,000.00
Bassi, Amarjeet
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Innovative Biochemical Engineering Approaches for Clean Water and Added Value 1511 1 $28,000.00
Begen, Mehmet
Department
Richard Ivey School of Business
RGPIN Scheduling and Resource Allocation for Improving Service and Operations Management: Modelling, Solution Methods and Applications (especially in Healthcare) 1509 5 $26,000.00
Bitsuamlak, Girma
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Novel computational and experimental wind engineering approaches for community level performance assessment 1509 5 $52,000.00
Branfireun, Brian
Department
Biology
RGPIN Climate change and catchment controls on the mercury cycle of northern lakes 1506 5 $43,000.00
Campbell-Brown, Margaret
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Flux and structure of meteoroids which impact the Earth 1505 5 $41,000.00
Chidiac, Peter
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Role of RGS2 in the Integrated Stress Response 1501 1 $32,000.00
Constas, Styliani
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Computational modelling of macromolecule interactions from droplets to cells 1504 5 $29,000.00
Creuzenet, Carole
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RTI Capillary electrophoresis instrument for glycobiology 1601 1 $115,440.00
Culham, Jody
Department
Psychology
RTI Equipment for Neuroimaging of Virtual Stimuli and Virtual Interactions 1602 1 $146,517.00
Dagnino, Lina
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Signalling in melanocyte development and melanogenesis 1501 5 $42,000.00
Damjanovski, Sashko
Department
Biology
RGPIN Role of MT1-matrix metalloproteinase in regulating cell signalling and cell invasion. 1501 5 $32,000.00
Dhaubhadel, Sangeeta
Department
Biology
RGPIN Isoflavonoid synthesis: regulatory mechanism of GmMYB176-bZIP complex 1501 5 $42,000.00
Ding, Zhifeng
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Nanoscale Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy and Microscopy for Materials and Biomaterials 1504 5 $48,000.00
Edgell, David
Department
Biochemistry
RTI A DNA printer for gene synthesis and synthetic biology 1601 1 $99,698.00
floryan, jerzy
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Development of Strategies for Flow Management and/or Re-arrangement 1512 5 $64,000.00
Frisbee, Jefferson
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Vascular Integration: How do resistance arterioles merge multiple vasomotor inputs for a coordinated response? 1502 5 $33,000.00
Gerhard, Jason
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Environmentally-Beneficial Smouldering for Converting Organic Wastes and Pollutants to Energy and Resources 1509 5 $52,000.00
Gill, Sean
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Exploring extracellular matrix remodelling during lung branching morphogenesis 1501 5 $36,000.00
Gilroy, Joe
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Transformative Strategies for the Production of Hybrid Luminescent and Semiconducting Molecular, Polymeric, and Self-Assembled Materials 1504 5 $48,000.00
Grbic, Miodrag
Department
Biology
RGPIN Evolution of pattern formation in insects 1501 5 $42,000.00
Grbic, Vojislava
Department
Biology
RGPIN Identification of Molecular Mechanisms underlying Reciprocal Responses in the Interaction between Arabidopsis and the Cell-Content-Feeding Chelicerate Herbivore Spider Mite 1502 5 $47,000.00
Gribble, Paul
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Somatosensory Basis of Human Motor Learning 1502 5 $55,000.00
Grolinger, Katarina
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Edge-Cloud Computing for Internet of Things Data Analytics 1510 5 $28,000.00
Hall, Christopher
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN d-Matching Polynomials and Families of Graphs 1508 5 $18,000.00
Hannoufa, Abdelali
Department
Biology
RGPIN Discovery Research towards Alfalfa Improvement 1501 5 $36,000.00
He, Wenqing
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Statistical Challenges and Methods in the Analysis of High Dimensional and Complex Structured Data 1508 5 $20,000.00
Hocking, Wayne
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Radar applications to studies of winds, severe weather, temperatures, meteors, and space travel in the atmosphere. 1505 5 $50,000.00
Huang, Yining
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Understanding the Structure-Property Relationships in Nanoporous Materials 1504 5 $94,000.00
Hudson, Robert
Department
Chemistry
RTI Urgent Replacement of Oligonucleotide Synthesizer 1604 1 $110,740.00
Jeffrey, David
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Computer Algebra: Algorithms and Applications 1507 5 $28,000.00
Jiang, Jin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Design, Analysis, and Coordination Control of Microgrids to Enhance the Resilience of Electrical Power Grids 1510 5 $64,000.00
Junop, Murray
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Molecular Mechanisms of DNA repair in Deinococcus radiodurans 1501 5 $58,000.00
Kapulkin, Krzysztof
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Homotopy Theory and its Applications 1508 5 $23,000.00
Karas, Bogumil
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Designer cells controlled by synthetic genomes. 1501 5 $47,000.00
Kim, Sung Ouk
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN HISTONE DEACETYLASES IN EPIGENETIC MODULATION OF MACROPHAGE ACTIVATION AND TRAINING 1501 5 $32,000.00
Kohalmi, Susanne
Department
Biology
RGPIN Arogenate dehydratases: enzymes and beyond 1502 5 $29,000.00
Kohler, Stefan
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Neural mechanisms linking memory and interoception 1502 5 $40,000.00
Konermann, Lars
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Protein Structure and Dynamics Studied by Mass Spectrometry 1504 5 $121,000.00
Konermann, Lars
Department
Chemistry
RTI Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometer for Studying Protein Structure and Dynamics 1604 1 $149,945.00
Kontogiannis, Konstantinos
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Continuous Development, Maintenance, and Evolution of Cyber-Physical Systems 1507 5 $34,000.00
Kopp, Gregory
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Aerodynamics of low-rise buildings in atmospheric turbulence 1512 5 $76,000.00
Kulperger, Reginald
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Stochastic Modeling and Applications 1508 5 $16,000.00
Lalone, Emily
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Design and Validation of a Platform to Measure Upper Extremity Functional Performance of Joints during Standard and Complex Tasks 1512 5 $27,000.00
Lindo, Zoe
Department
Biology
RTI Solid-phase CHNS analyser for plant, soil and sediments from aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems 1603 1 $106,385.00
Lizotte, Daniel
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Machine learning methodology for sequential decision support from large-scale longitudinal data 1507 5 $28,000.00
Luyt, Leonard
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Chemical Technology for Imaging Agent Discovery 1504 5 $64,000.00
MacDougall-Shackleton, Scott
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Neuroendocrine control of seasonal phenotypic plasticity in birds 1503 5 $47,000.00
Madhavji, Nazim
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN A Research Program in Requirements Engineering 1507 5 $34,000.00
Mao, Haojie
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Developing mathematical models for understanding the fundamental mechanics of the healthy brain under high-rate loading 1512 5 $32,000.00
Marsolais, Frιdιric
Department
Biology
RGPIN Asparagine metabolism and function in nitrogen signaling 1502 5 $47,000.00
McRae, Ken
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Event knowledge and language comprehension 1502 5 $33,000.00
Mequanint, Kibret
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Instructive Biomaterials-based Platforms for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 1511 5 $64,000.00
Mitchell, Derek
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Performing under pressure: The impact of realistic, imminent, and uncertain threats on human cognition and the brain 1502 5 $40,000.00
Moreno Maza, Marc
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Pushing the limits of computer algebra: From the integer resolution of polynomial systems to the computation of topological closures 1507 5 $41,000.00
Morton, J Bruce
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Development of Cognitive Control 1502 5 $33,000.00
Neff, Bryan
Department
Biology
RTI Developmental plasticity and adaptive capacity of the cardiorespiratory system of fishes and amphibians 1603 1 $54,065.00
Noλl, James
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Fundamental interfacial chemical processes, structures, and compositions underlying corrosion reactions 1504 5 $34,000.00
Oram Cardy, Janis
Department
Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of
RTI Electroencephalography equipment for studying auditory cortical maturation in young children 1602 1 $35,990.00
Oram Cardy, Janis
Department
Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of
RGPIN Relevance of auditory cortical maturation to early language acquisition 1502 5 $40,000.00
Osinski, Gordon
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Impact Cratering: Processes, Products and Effects 1506 5 $75,000.00
Ouda, Abdelkader
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Big Data-driven Approach for the Next Generation User Authentication 1507 5 $23,000.00
Owen, Adrian
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Lifestyle and Cognition: A Large Scale Intervention Approach 1502 5 $40,000.00
Patel, Rajnikant
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RTI A Multimodal Interface for Neuro-rehabilitation of Movement Disorders 1610 1 $100,607.00
Pin, Christopher
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Regulation of acinar cell function 1501 5 $32,000.00
Plint, Alexander
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Integrated high-resolution stratigraphy: Deciphering fundamental controls on basin evolution 1506 5 $30,000.00
Poepping, Tamie
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Vascular Modelling of Complex Flow in Aneurysms and Endovascular Devices 1512 5 $27,000.00
Poon, Art
Department
Pathology
RGPIN Modelling the evolution of virus genomes 1501 5 $35,840.00
Prado, Vania
Department
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
RGPIN Acetylcholine modulation of circuits important for motivation and goal direct behaviors. 1502 5 $40,000.00
Rajakumar, Nagalingam
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Neurobiological Mechanisms Underlying Behavioural Flexibility: From Molecular Signalling to Brain Circuits 1501 5 $32,000.00
Raji Kermani, Mehrdad
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Towards more Natural, Intelligent, and Effective Robotic Grasp and Manipulations 1512 5 $32,000.00
Sadrekarimi, Abouzar
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Settlement and Liquefaction Behaviour of Fine-grained Soils due to Seismic Loading 1509 5 $26,000.00
Savory, Eric
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Linking large-scale and local near-ground wind events and their engineering impact 1512 5 $32,000.00
Schild-Poulter, Caroline
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Molecular events regulated by the Ku heterodimer in non-homologous end-joining and DNA damage signaling pathways 1501 5 $50,000.00
Schmid, Susanne
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Neuronal mechanisms underlying sensory filtering and multisensory integration 1502 5 $40,000.00
Secco, Richard
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Experimental Studies of Earth and Planetary Materials at Extreme Conditions of Pressure and Temperature 1506 5 $61,000.00
Sham, Tsun-Kong
Department
Chemistry
RTI High Energy Resolution Tender X-ray Emission Spectrometer 1604 1 $113,086.00
Shen, Weiming
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN IoT-Enabled Data-Driven Collaborative Intelligent Systems 1507 5 $31,500.00
Shilton, Brian
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Preprotein Binding by the SecA ATPase 1501 5 $36,000.00
Shoemaker, J.
Department
Kinesiology, School of
RGPIN Sympathetic Neural Recruitment, Modulation, and Vascular Coupling in Humans 1502 5 $65,000.00
Sica, Robert
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Ceilometer and Lidar Measurements of Atmospheric Trends, Coupling Between Atmospheric Layers, and Atmospheric Particulates 1505 5 $34,000.00
Siddiqui, Kamran
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Characterization and development of PCM-based thermal energy storage systems 1512 5 $39,000.00
Sigut, Thomas
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN The Role of Circumstellar Disks in Massive Star Formation and Evolution 1505 5 $24,000.00
Singh, Mahi
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Study of Plasmonics in Hybrid Nanostructures 1505 5 $28,000.00
Srikantha, Pirathayini
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Optimal Grid Management for Large-Scale Sustainable Coordination 1510 5 $28,000.00
St. Lawrence, Keith
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Studying Dynamic Blood Flow/Metabolism Regulation in the Brain 1505 5 $50,000.00
Szczyglowski, Krzysztof
Department
Biology
RGPIN Into the root: the cytokinin-dependent regulation of rhizobial infection 1501 5 $50,000.00
Torchia, Joseph
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Regulation and function of active DNA demethylation in Cellular Differentiation 1501 5 $39,300.00
Troyer, Ryan
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Felid Gammaherpesviruses: Novel Potential Pathogens of Wild and Domestic Cats 1501 5 $31,000.00
Varma, Rajiv
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN New Controls of Photovoltaic Solar Farms for Transmission and Distribution Applications 1510 5 $39,000.00
Wang, Xianbin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Ultra-Dense, Highly Secure and Intelligent Wireless Communications for 5G and Beyond 1510 5 $64,000.00
Whitehead, Shawn
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Complementary mass spectrometry based detection of gangliosides within the brain 1502 1 $33,000.00
Wiegert, Paul
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN The small bodies of our and other planetary systems 1505 5 $41,000.00
Willing, Ryan
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Developing a hybrid experimental-computational framework for designing optimized surgical solutions 1512 5 $32,000.00
Wren, Jungsook
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Radiation Assisted Materials Performance 1504 5 $79,000.00
Zamir, Mair
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Mechanical Aspects of Pulsatile Blood Flow 1512 1 $32,000.00
Zanette, Liana
Department
Biology
RGPIN The biology of fear: from brains to ecosystems to human mental health and human impacts 1503 5 $33,000.00
Zhang, Hui
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Study of Advanced Functional Coatings and their Applications 1511 5 $28,000.00
Zhang, Kaizhong
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Algorithms and software tools for analysis of mass spectrometry data 1507 5 $48,000.00