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2019 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

McMaster
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Adronov, Alex
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RTI Atomic Force Microscope 1604 1 $150,000.00
Alama, Stanley
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Variational Problems with Singularities 1508 5 $25,000.00
Ashtiani, Hassan
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Foundations of Unsupervised and Weakly Supervised Learning 1507 5 $23,000.00
Balomenos, Georgios
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Multi-hazard risk assessment and resilience of infrastructure in a changing climate 1509 5 $26,000.00
Becker, Suzanna
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Role of the medial temporal lobe memory system in regulating behaviour 1502 5 $39,500.00
Bennett, Patrick
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Analyses of Perceptual Learning 1502 5 $40,000.00
Bhattacharya, Janok
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Source to Sink Systems in the Cretaceous Western Interior of North America 1506 5 $36,000.00
Botton, Gianluigi
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RTI High Throughput Energy Dispersive Spectrometer for Plasma Focused Ion Beam 1611 1 $150,000.00
Brown, Eric
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Systems approach to study sRNAs in Escherichia coli 1501 5 $69,000.00
Dukas, Reuven
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Cognitive ecology of sociability and aggression 1503 5 $47,000.00
Eyles, Carolyn
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Sedimentology of tunnel valley deposits 1506 5 $30,000.00
Fang, Qiyin
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Advanced time-resolved optical sensing and imaging systems for biomedical and environmental applications 1510 5 $46,000.00
Fradin, Cecile
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RTI A dual-modality fluorescence correlation microscope with single molecule sensitivity for the study of soft and biological systems 1605 1 $74,525.00
Gaulin, Bruce
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RTI Sample Environment for Neutron Scattering at High and Low Temperatures at the McMaster Nuclear Reactor 1605 1 $85,373.00
Gaulin, Bruce
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Exotic Magnetic Ground States and Ground State Selection in Quantum Materials 1505 5 $95,000.00
Gupta, Radhey
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Applications of Genomics Derived Characteristics for Evolutionary and Functional studies and for Development of Novel Diagnostics and Therapeutics 1503 5 $47,000.00
Hall, Geoffrey
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Neurodevelopmental changes in brain structure and function across middle childhood 1502 5 $33,000.00
Harada, Megumi
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Equivariant symplectic and algebraic geometry of flag and spherical varieties 1508 5 $32,000.00
Harris, William
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Globular Cluster Systems in Extreme Environments: Origins and History 1505 5 $41,000.00
Haykin, Simon
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Cognitive Dynamic Systems for Cybersecurity 1507 5 $34,000.00
Higgins, Drew
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Nanostructured carbon dioxide reduction electrocatalyst design and electrochemical device integration 1511 5 $33,000.00
Hoare, Todd
Department
Chemical Engineering
RTI Elemental Analysis Instrument for Characterizing Advanced Polymeric Materials, Nanostructures, and Composites 1611 1 $85,451.00
Hussein, Mohamed
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Developing an Innovative Platform for Modeling Active Road User Interactions and Safety: Integration of Computer Vision, Agent-based, and Machine Learning Models 1509 5 $31,000.00
Khan, Waliul
Department
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
RGPIN Modeling parasite, microbiota and host interactions to develop a better understanding of goblet cell biology 1502 5 $33,000.00
Kim, Sang-Tae
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RTI Replacement of a 23-year-old analytical system for continuing leading-edge stable isotope research on carbonate minerals 1606 1 $130,798.00
Kim, Younggy
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Bioelectrochemistry applications for recovery and production of valuable resources from wastewater and organic waste 1509 5 $52,000.00
Koshy, Philip
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Next-generation electrical discharge machining 1512 5 $32,000.00
Kunze, Wolfgang
Department
Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
RGPIN Decoding vagal firing patterns in gut to brain signalling 1501 1 $32,000.00
Lagos, Maureen
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Structural Effects on the Plasmonic and Phononic Properties of Low Dimension Nanostructures 1511 5 $38,000.00
Latulippe, David
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Next-generation separation technologies for the advanced manufacturing of oncolytic viruses 1511 5 $33,000.00
Li, Xun
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Development of Ultra-broadband Wavelength Tunable Semiconductor Lasers 1510 5 $39,000.00
Ljubicic, Vladimir
Department
Kinesiology
RTI Laser Capture Microdissection System to Study Neuromuscular Biology 1602 1 $150,000.00
Luke, Graeme
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Synthesis and Advanced Characterization of Quantum Materials 1505 5 $41,000.00
MacDonald, Maureen
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Regulatory mechanisms of arterial structure and function in humans 1502 5 $65,000.00
Mascher, Peter
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Functional Thin Film Structures 1505 5 $34,000.00
McClelland, Grant
Department
Biology
RGPIN Evolution and Plasticity of Muscle Metabolism 1502 5 $55,000.00
McDermid, Joseph
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Effective of Surface Active Elements on the Selective Oxidation of Fe-Mn and Fe-Si Alloys 1511 5 $55,000.00
Mekky, Waleed
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Predictive Maintenance of Critical Systems & Components in Canada's Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Under Seismic Risk 1509 5 $26,000.00
Melacini, Giuseppe
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RTI Integrated liquid chromatography-multiangle light scattering system to measure absolute masses and stoichiometries of biological assemblies in solution 1601 1 $149,899.00
Melacini, Giuseppe
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN In Situ NMR Studies of Plasma Protein Dynamics and Interactions 1501 5 $82,000.00
Milliken, Robert
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Attention, Memory and Cognitive Control 1502 5 $47,000.00
Moran-Mirabal, Jose
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Modular surface chemistry of green nanoparticles for the next generation of functional materials 1504 5 $36,000.00
Moran-Mirabal, Jose
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RTI Photo-Polymerization 3D Printer 1611 1 $125,510.00
Mozharivskyj, Yurij
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Design, synthesis and characterization of responsive solid-state materials 1504 5 $64,000.00
Na, SeonHong
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN A spatiotemporal data-driven homogenization approach for hierarchical modeling of multiphase frozen soil in permafrost 1509 5 $26,000.00
Nagasaki, Shinya
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Multiscale diffusion model of NpO2+ through compacted bentonite in saline solution 1511 5 $28,000.00
Nagasaki, Shinya
Department
Engineering Physics
RTI A bench-top type ultracentrifuge to secure the reliability of safety assessment of used nuclear fuel disposal 1606 1 $104,511.00
Nedialkov, Nedialko
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Numerical methods for high-index DAEs with applications to multibody dynamics 1507 5 $34,000.00
Nelson, Aimee
Department
Kinesiology
RTI Investigating neural plasticity induced by EEG Brain-machine interface 1602 1 $111,819.00
Nicas, Andrew
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Topology at all scales 1508 5 $15,000.00
Pietruszczak, Stanislaw
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Underground radioactive waste repositories: assessment of post-closure safety under extreme events 1509 5 $26,000.00
Pirvu, Traian
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Mathematical Modelling and Problem Solving in Finance and Insurance 1508 5 $20,000.00
Pruitt, Jonathan
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Towards understanding the evolution of workforce organization in social spiders 1503 5 $47,000.00
Pudritz, Ralph
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Connecting clustered star formation with the origin of life. 1505 5 $61,000.00
Puri, Ishwar
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Development of functional inks using hybrid nanoparticles for disruptive applications 1511 5 $33,000.00
Raha, Sandeep
Department
Pediatrics
RGPIN The role of endocannabinoid receptors in regulating trophoblast cell function 1502 1 $28,000.00
Rajabzadeh, Amin Reza
Department
Engineering, Faculty of
RGPIN Tribocharging Mechanism and its Application in Bioprocess Separation and On-line Process Monitoring 1511 5 $28,000.00
Scott, Angela
Department
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
RGPIN Investigation of the cellular and molecular mediators of adult neurogenesis 1502 5 $33,000.00
Sills, Alison
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Star Cluster Evolution: Near and Far, Large and Small, Old and Young 1505 5 $41,000.00
Singh, Karun
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Investigating mechanisms of neuronal growth and synapse formation 1501 5 $32,000.00
Slater, Greg
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Signatures of abiotic organic matter and its processing: Implications for the detection of biosignatures 1506 5 $75,000.00
Trainor, Laurel
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Prediction and learning in the infant brain: From auditory perception to social interaction 1502 5 $96,000.00
Turak, Ayse
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Nanoparticle Arrays for Novel, Organized Perovskites Assisted by Copolymer assembly Kinetics (NANOPACK): Designer nanomaterials for energy applications 1511 5 $28,000.00
Van Tuyl, Adam
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Problems in combinatorial commutative algebra 1508 5 $21,000.00
Veldhuis, Stephen
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Promoting and Sustaining an Adaptive Response in Tool Materials 1512 5 $39,000.00
Venus, David
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Phase transitions in two-dimensional ultrathin magnetic films 1505 5 $24,000.00
Wassyng, Alan
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Systematic Evaluation of Assurance Cases 1507 5 $34,000.00
West-Mays, Judith
Department
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
RGPIN Cell Signalling and Stress Fiber Formation 1501 5 $36,000.00
Wilkinson, David
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Optimizing the strength and ductility of materials through control of microstructure 1511 5 $39,000.00
Wilson, Christine
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Gas and star formation in the extreme environments of starburst galaxies 1505 5 $50,000.00
Wong, Kon
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Signal Processing Techniques on a Riemannian Manifold 1510 5 $28,000.00
Yang, Hao
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN CONNECTED SMART MOBILITY IN CANADA: COOPERATIVE VEHICLE-SIGNAL CONTROL 1509 5 $41,000.00
Zhao, Benzhong
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Harnessing Wettability Control on Multiphase Flow in Porous Media: from Geologic Carbon Sequestration to Shale Gas/Oil Recovery 1511 5 $28,000.00
Zheng, Rong
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Enabling Interactive Perception Applications on Edge Devices 1507 5 $55,000.00
Zhou, Yun
Department
Business, DeGroote School of
RGPIN Dynamic Matching for On-Demand Service Platforms 1509 5 $26,000.00
Zhu, Shiping
Department
Chemical Engineering
RTI Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer for Advanced Materials Characterization 1611 1 $150,000.00
Zhu, Xu-Dong
Department
Biology
RTI Molecular and Cellular Analyzer 1601 1 $58,941.00
Zucker, Jeffery
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Computation on Topological Algebras: Analog and Digital Paradigms 1507 5 $34,000.00