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2019 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Simon Fraser
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Arzanpour, Siamak
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Next Generation of Intelligent Anthropomorphic Exoskeleton Systems 1512 1 $32,000.00
Bechhoefer, John
Department
Physics
RTI High-speed feedback trap based on optical tweezers 1605 1 $146,725.00
Beg, Mirza Faisal
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Brains behind the eyes: Interpreting Medical Images 1510 5 $55,000.00
Beh, Christopher
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RTI High-pressure freezing unit for visualizing cellular ultrastructure by electron microscopy 1601 1 $150,000.00
Britton, Robert
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Discovery and Development of Enabling Tools for the Synthesis and Late-Stage Modification of Natural Products and Pharmaceuticals 1504 5 $105,000.00
Campbell, David
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Uncertainty in Statistical Computing 1508 5 $36,000.00
Carpendale, Sheelagh
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Interactive Information Visualisation 1507 5 $74,000.00
Chen, Mo
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Principled Robotic Decision Making via Reachability 1507 5 $28,000.00
Choy, Jonathan
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Regulation and function of human inducible nitric oxide synthase 1501 5 $32,000.00
Colijn, Caroline
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Competition, diversity and success: understanding ecology with genomic data 1503 5 $65,000.00
Crespi, Bernard
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Tradeoffs, genomic conflicts, and recent positive selection in the evolution of human cognitive architecture 1503 5 $88,900.00
Dashtgard, Shahin
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Depositional Cyclicity and Evolution of Convergent-Margin Basins 1506 5 $36,000.00
DeVos, Matthew
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Structural Graph Theory and Additive Combinatorics 1508 5 $21,000.00
Di Lollo, Vincent
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Initial stages of visual information processing 1502 5 $55,000.00
DiPaola, Stephen
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
RGPIN Cognitive based computational modelling of human expression 1507 5 $23,000.00
Dulvy, Nicholas
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Future species of Anthropocene seas: understanding global patterns from metabolic processes 1503 5 $95,000.00
Dyck, Brendan
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Assessing silicate melt behaviour with granite microstructure 1506 5 $25,000.00
Elliott, Lloyd
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Machine learning for high-dimensional data in genetics and neuroscience 1508 5 $16,000.00
Fang, Zhenman
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Towards Efficient Software-Defined Accelerator-Rich Systems 1510 5 $33,000.00
Fiume, Eugene
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Interactive physically-based control of visual phenomena 1507 5 $34,000.00
Funt, Brian
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Computational Colour Approach to Digital Imaging, Human Perception, Computer Vision and AR/VR/MR 1507 5 $28,000.00
Girt, Erol
Department
Physics
RGPIN Interface induced magnetic properties of thin films 1505 5 $41,000.00
Golnaraghi, Farid
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN The Dynamics of Concussion: Helmet Performance Assessment, Real-time Monitoring and Intelligent Diagnostics 1512 1 $27,000.00
Gray, Bonnie
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Enabling technologies featuring nanomaterials for portable and wearable polymeric microfluidic and electronic platforms 1510 5 $46,000.00
Green, David
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Bird migration strategies: linking individual decisions and population processes 1503 5 $47,000.00
Gupta, Kamal
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RTI A 7-dof backdrivable and compliant arm for SFU Mobile Manipulator System for Physical Human Robot Interaction Tasks 1607 1 $58,756.00
Hell, Pavol
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Complexity of Partition Problems 1507 5 $55,000.00
Kabanets, Valentine
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Lower bounds, meta-algorithms, and pseudorandomness 1507 5 $41,000.00
Kavanagh, Karen
Department
Physics
RGPIN Transmission Helium Ion Microscopy 1505 5 $61,000.00
Kench, Paul
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Resolving the Environmental Controls on Coral Reef Island Morphodynamics and Future Trajectories of Change 1506 5 $43,000.00
Kennett, Malcolm
Department
Physics
RGPIN Strong Correlations in Cold atoms and Dirac materials 1505 5 $28,000.00
Leznoff, Daniel
Department
Chemistry
RTI Critical Acquisition of Modern, Functional Single-crystal X-ray Diffractometer Detector 1604 1 $149,937.00
Lim, Angelica
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Multimodal emotional intelligence for robots 1507 5 $23,000.00
Liu, Jiangchuan
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Towards Highly Interactive Networked Multimedia Services with Crowd Intelligence 1507 5 $74,000.00
Lowenberger, Carl
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Untangling the complex molecular interplay in vector-pathogen interactions using bioinformatics, gene silencing, and gene editing. 1501 5 $58,000.00
Lu, Yi
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Modeling, Analyzing and Managing Insurance Risks 1508 5 $18,000.00
Marigold, Daniel
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN How we acquire and use visual information to guide movement 1502 5 $33,000.00
Marlatt, Vicki
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Endocrine System Cross-Talk in Fish 1501 5 $32,000.00
McNeney, Brad
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Bias-reduced methods in Genetic Epidemiology 1508 5 $16,000.00
Monagan, Michael
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Fast Algorithms and Libraries for Polynomials. 1507 5 $48,000.00
Mooers, Arne
Department
Biological Sciences
RGPIN Does phylogenetic diversity offer benefits to people? 1503 5 $55,000.00
Nigam, Nilima
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Numerical analysis and high-accuracy algorithms for scattering, spectra, and interdisciplinary applications. 1508 5 $42,000.00
Pasquier, Philippe
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
RGPIN Apolo: a toolkit for generative music production and benchmarking 1507 5 $55,000.00
Payandeh, Shahram
Department
Engineering Science, School of
RGPIN Intelligent Model-Based Tracking of Natural Gait Motion in a Network of Depth Sensors 1512 5 $27,000.00
Pilarczyk, Jessica
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Improving the uncertainty of plate boundary processes using an integrated paleoseismology approach 1506 5 $30,000.00
Poburko, Damon
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Cellular and Molecular Physiology of Sympathetic Innervation of Vascular Smooth Muscle 1501 5 $32,000.00
Ramogida, Caterina
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN The Design of Novel Chelating Ligands for Unconventional Radiometals 1504 5 $29,000.00
Savva, Manolis
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Human-centric Understanding of 3D Environments 1507 5 $39,000.00
Shinkar, Igor
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Probabilistic Checking against Non-Signaling Strategies 1507 5 $28,000.00
Stephen, Tamon
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Exploring Polyhedra Representing Large-Scale Data Sets 1509 5 $26,000.00
Storr, Tim
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN New Frontiers in Ligand Design: From Electronic Structure to Novel Properties and Reactivity, to Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry 1504 5 $48,000.00
Stuerzlinger, Wolfgang
Department
Interactive Arts and Technology, School of (SIAT)
RGPIN Better User Interfaces for Occasionally Failing Systems 1507 5 $55,000.00
Swartz, Tim
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Statistical Methods and Computation for Sports Analytics 1508 5 $34,014.00
Thewalt, Jenifer
Department
Physics
RGPIN Domains in Biologically Relevant Lipid Membranes 1501 5 $36,000.00
Thewalt, Michael
Department
Physics
RGPIN Investigating deep defects in 28Si for potential applications in quantum information and communication 1505 5 $61,000.00
Thompson, Steven
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Sampling and Intervention Designs 1508 5 $16,000.00
Tibbits, Glen
Department
Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology
RGPIN Regulation of contractility in the teleost heart 1502 5 $40,000.00
Tsai, Cary Chi-Liang
Department
Statistics and Actuarial Science
RGPIN Hedging of longevity/mortality risks and statistical approaches to modelling mortality rates 1508 5 $18,000.00
Tupper, Paul
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Mathematical Methods in Linguistics and Phylogenetics 1508 5 $21,000.00
Venditti, Jeremy
Department
Geography
RTI Multifrequency Acoustic Doppler Profilers 1606 1 $116,124.00
Vu, Ly
Department
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
RGPIN Post-transcriptional regulation of hematopoietic stem cell function and cell fate determination during hematopoiesis 1501 5 $30,000.00
Wang, Gaofeng
Department
Mechatronic Systems Engineering
RGPIN Process Optimization and Product Design for Metal Additive Manufacturing via Knowledge-Assisted Machine Learning 1512 5 $39,000.00
Wang, Ke
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Privacy Preserving synthesized data releasing via generative adversarial networks 1507 5 $48,000.00
Wang, Liangliang
Department
Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Efficient Statistical and Computational Methods for Genetics and Dynamical Models 1508 5 $25,000.00
Wang, Tianzheng
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Next-Generation Data Management Systems and Software Tools 1507 5 $33,000.00
Zhang, Hao
Department
Computing Science, School of
RGPIN Learning Generative Models of 3D Shapes and Environments 1507 5 $64,000.00
Zhang, Zhe George
Department
Beedie School of Business
RGPIN Performance Analysis and Optimization in Stochastic Service and Manufacturing Systems with Customer Choices 1509 5 $36,000.00