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2019 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Western Ontario
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Allman, Brian
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN The Neural Basis of Audiovisual Temporal Processing and Perception: From Cortical Networks to Cellular Mechanisms 1502 5 $55,000.00
Ashmore, Peter
Department
Geography
RGPIN Morphodynamics and sedimentology of gravel bed rivers 1506 5 $43,000.00
Banerjee, Neil
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Life on the Rocks: Microbes, Mines, and Martians 1506 5 $36,000.00
Bassi, Amarjeet
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Innovative Biochemical Engineering Approaches for a Healthy Environment 1511 5 $39,000.00
Batterink, Laura
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Insights into statistical learning from neural entrainment 1502 5 $33,000.00
Berruti, Franco
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Waste-to-Resource: Pyrolytic Biochar as a key contributor to the Circular Economy 1511 5 $46,000.00
Betts, Dean
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Metabolic reprogramming to enhance the generation of canine induced pluripotent stem cells 1501 5 $58,000.00
Bordatchev, Evgueni
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Laser micro/nano remelting and redistribution for surface quality improvement and functionalization 1512 5 $26,740.00
Boutilier, Michael
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Nanostructured Membranes 1512 5 $32,000.00
Boutilier, Michael
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RTI Atomic Force Microscope to Study Fluid Flow through Sub-Nanometer Pores 1611 1 $149,447.00
Burkhart, Timothy
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Contributions of lower extremity musculature to hip and knee joint coordination, stability, and regional tissue mechanics 1512 5 $32,000.00
Bussey, Timothy
Department
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
RGPIN The role of astrocytes in pattern separation 1502 5 $69,299.00
Carson, Jeffrey
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Development of non-contact photoacoustic tomography 1505 5 $34,000.00
Choi, Yun-Hee
Department
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
RGPIN Statistical methods for joint modeling and dynamic predictions for clustered data 1508 5 $18,000.00
Choy, Wing-Yiu
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Structural studies of disorder-based protein-protein interactions 1501 5 $42,000.00
Christie, Anita
Department
Kinesiology, School of
RGPIN Mental fatigue and motor performance: Functional and mechanistic insights 1502 5 $28,000.00
Corcoran, Patricia
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Depositional history of micropastics in the Laurentian Great Lakes basin 1506 5 $36,000.00
Cumming, Robert
Department
Biology
RGPIN Metabolic regulation by p66Shc determines stem cell fate and neuronal survival 1501 5 $36,000.00
Denniston, Colin
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Multiscale modelling of nanostructured soft materials 1505 5 $41,000.00
Dikeakos, Dimitrios Jimmy
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN The central role of the PACS family of proteins in cellular organization 1501 5 $42,000.00
Dounavis, Anestis
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Design Automation Algorithms for High-Speed Integrated Circuits and Microsystems 1510 5 $28,000.00
Duerden, Emma
Department
Education, Faculty of
RGPIN Near infrared spectroscopy of deep brain structures in the neonate 1502 5 $28,000.00
Ellis, Christopher
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Dynamics of Oxygen Supply Regulation in the Microvasculature 1502 5 $47,000.00
Escobar Anel, Marcos
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Dynamic Portfolio Optimization Problems in Finance and Insurance. 1508 1 $20,000.00
Ferreira, Louis
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Multi-Directional Mechanical Testing of Bone using CT-Compatible Loading Mechanisms 1512 5 $32,000.00
Gilroy, Joe
Department
Chemistry
RTI Urgent Acquisition of an Absolute Photoluminescence Quantum Yield Spectrometer 1604 1 $113,224.00
Goda, Katsuichiro
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN INSPIRE: Integrated Disaster Cycle Approach for Catastrophic Earthquake Impact Reduction 1509 5 $36,000.00
Goldman, Daniel
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Integrative modeling of the microcirculation: multi-scale dynamics of oxygen-dependent blood flow regulation 1508 5 $19,000.00
Gomaa, Hassan
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Intensification of Photocatalytic Membrane Processes 1511 5 $28,000.00
Haeryfar, S.M. Mansour
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Glucocorticoid and Adrenergic Receptor Signaling at the Neuroimmune Interface 1501 5 $42,000.00
Haque, Anwar
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Towards a cost-effective, software-centric, and Quality of Service (QoS) friendly framework for next generation networks 1507 5 $28,000.00
Herrera, Jose
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Engineering of Active Sites in Heterogeneous Catalysts for Sustainable Chemical and Fuel Production. 1511 5 $28,000.00
Jackson, Dwayne
Department
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
RGPIN Piezo1 proteins: Integration of mechanotransduction in microvascular blood flow regulation. 1502 5 $28,000.00
Jiang, Dazhi
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN An integrated multiscale approach toward the deformation of Earth's continental lithosphere 1506 5 $30,000.00
Jiang, Jin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RTI Facilities in Support of Research and Development of Residential Microgrids 1610 1 $149,158.00
Jin, Jisuo
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Survival and re-diversification of pentameride brachiopod fauna from Late Ordovician to early Silurian 1506 5 $45,760.00
Johlin, Eric
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Algorithmically Designed Optoelectronic Devices 1510 5 $28,000.00
Johlin, Eric
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RTI Algorithmic Fabrication of Nanophotonic Structures 1611 1 $149,503.00
Karagiannis, Jim
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular Genetic Analysis of Regulatory Networks Governing Cytokinesis 1501 5 $42,000.00
Karamanev, Dimitre
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Research and scale-up of a microbial fuel cell for renewable energy storage 1511 5 $28,000.00
Kelly, Gregory
Department
Biology
RGPIN Mapping cell signaling crosstalk in differentiation and development. 1501 5 $42,000.00
Kerfoot, Steven
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Identifying mechanisms and determinants of T cell control over B cell fate choice in the germinal centre response. 1501 5 $32,000.00
Khalkhali, Masoud
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Spectral Invariants of Noncommutative Spaces 1508 5 $21,000.00
Langohr, Gordon Daniel
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Engineering and Design of Upper Limb Joint Arthroplasties with Special Interest in Tribology, Load Transfer, and Contact Mechanics 1512 5 $27,000.00
Li, Shu
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Exotic surplus-dependent risk models and their applications 1508 5 $16,000.00
Li, Shuo
Department
Medical Imaging
RGPIN Innovative Machine Learning for Medical Data Analytics 1507 5 $41,000.00
Lindo, Zoe
Department
Biology
RGPIN Using Soil Food Webs to Predict Soil Carbon Storage Potential 1503 5 $47,000.00
Ling, Charles
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Reducing Training Data in Deep Learning 1507 5 $55,000.00
Ling, Hong
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Molecular Mechanism of Error-free DNA Damage Response 1501 5 $32,000.00
Longstaffe, Frederick
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Understanding lower temperature natural systems using stable isotopes 1506 5 $51,000.00
Lutfiyya, Hanan
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Intent-Based Policy Management for Fog-Cloud Platforms 1507 5 $34,000.00
MacDonald, Penny
Department
Clinical Neurological Sciences
RGPIN Investigating cognitive functions mediated by ventral and dorsal striatum 1502 5 $28,000.00
MacDougall-Shackleton, Scott
Department
Psychology
RTI Field research vehicle for multiple integrative avian biology research labs 1603 1 $28,592.00
McCausland, Philip
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Global paleogeography and geodynamics of the Proterozoic to Paleozoic transition 1506 5 $25,000.00
McCormick, John
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Class II bacteriocins of Streptococcus pyogenes 1501 5 $36,000.00
McIsaac, Kenneth
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Autonomous decision making in scientific exploration 1510 5 $28,000.00
McKenzie, Charles
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Fetoplacental Molecular and Metabolic Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1505 5 $28,000.00
Menon, Ravi
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Radio Frequency Coil Design for Ultra High Field Magnetic Resonance Imaging 1505 5 $95,000.00
Metchev, Stanimir
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Exoplanet Discovery: Life. In the Fast Time Domain 1505 5 $41,000.00
Mhatre, Natasha
Department
Biology
RGPIN Sound and vibration: production and perception 1502 5 $38,000.00
Minda, John
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Understanding the Cognitive and Neurobiological Systems Involved in Categorization Behaviour 1502 5 $40,000.00
Mittler, Silvia
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Photonics of Surfaces and Interfaces 1504 5 $36,000.00
Moschopoulos, Gerry
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN AC-DC Power Electronic Converters with Wide Bandgap Devices 1510 5 $46,000.00
Moser, Desmond
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Nanogeochronology of Earth and Planetary Materials 1506 5 $36,000.00
Mur, Marieke
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Revealing the neural and computational bases of visual cognition 1502 5 $38,000.00
Patel, Rajnikant
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Design and Control of Robotic Systems and Devices for Medical Applications 1510 5 $76,000.00
Pedroso Estevam de Souza, Camila
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Latent variable modeling of complex high-dimensional data 1508 5 $16,000.00
PEERHOSSAINI, Hassan
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Dynamic of active fluid flow 1512 5 $39,000.00
Provost, Serge
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Big Data Modeling via Moment-Based Methodologies and the Statistical Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Measurements 1508 5 $16,000.00
Purcell, David
Department
Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of
RGPIN Investigating the Generation of Envelope Following Responses Elicited by Vowels 1502 5 $47,000.00
Ramachandran, Rithwik
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Subcellular organization of Adhesion G-Protein Coupled Receptor (aGPCR) signalling. 1501 5 $32,000.00
Reid, Gregor
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RGPIN Detoxification functionality of lactic acid bacteria 1502 5 $35,400.00
Ren, Jiandong
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Decision making problems in Actuarial Science 1508 5 $16,000.00
Roberts, William
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Studies of Animal Cognition 1502 5 $33,000.00
Saksida, Lisa
Department
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
RGPIN The role of perineuronal nets in adult cognition 1502 5 $78,000.00
Samani, Abbas
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Lung Biomechanical Modelling Driven by Machine Learning Algorithm Towards Effective Lung Cancer Radiation Therapy 1512 5 $32,000.00
Schincariol, Robert
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Thermal Performance, Design, and Sustainability of Borehole Heat Exchangers within Challenging Hydrogeological Environments 1509 5 $26,000.00
Schmitz, Taylor
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Integrating the neural and biochemical basis of attention in humans 1502 5 $45,000.00
Sendova, Kristina
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Accounting for batch claim arrivals and fluctuation in premium income: from practice to theory 1508 5 $20,000.00
Sham, Tsun-Kong
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Materials and Synchrotron Radiation 1504 5 $79,000.00
Shaw, Gary
Department
Biochemistry
RTI High-throughput Crystallization Imaging System 1601 1 $149,165.00
Sherry, David
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Food storing, memory and the avian hippocampus 1502 5 $47,000.00
Shieh, Sean
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Physics and Chemistry of Planetary Materials under Extreme Pressure and Temperature Conditions 1506 5 $30,000.00
Sun, Xueliang
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Single Atom Catalysts and Atomic Scale Design of Interface for Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage 1511 5 $64,000.00
Timoshenko, Alexander
Department
Biology
RGPIN The role of galectins in regulating promyelocytic cell stemness and differentiation 1501 5 $32,000.00
Tutunea-Fatan, Remus
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RGPIN Ultraprecise Single Point Cutting Technologies for Generation of Microstructures with Enhanced Retroreflective Characteristics 1512 5 $39,000.00
Veldhuizen, Rudolf
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Mechanisms of surface tension reduction by pulmonary surfactant 1502 5 $28,000.00
Wahl, Lindi
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Modelling microbial evolution: predicting evolutionary escape 1503 5 $65,000.00
Ward, Aaron
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Machine learning-based quantitative image, tissue, and clinical data analysis for lesion detection and characterization on prostate cancer imaging 1505 5 $41,000.00
Way, Danielle
Department
Biology
RGPIN Climate-smart forests and agriculture: patterns and diversity of tree and crop responses to elevated growth temperatures 1502 5 $47,000.00
Whitehead, Shawn
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Complementary mass spectrometry based detection of gangliosides and other lipids in the brain 1502 5 $78,000.00
Wild, Geoffrey
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Theoretical social evolution: predictions for fluctuating environments 1503 5 $47,000.00
Wisner, James
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Photocontrolled Molecular Recognition for Materials Applications 1504 5 $24,000.00
Wong, Eugene
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Optimization of spatiotemporal-modulated electric fields and fabrication of organs-on-chips for applications in Medical Physics 1505 5 $28,000.00
Xu, Chunbao (Charles)
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Integrated Biorefinery for Conversion of Crop Residues into Bio-based Polymers 1511 5 $46,000.00
Yates, Adam
Department
Geography
RGPIN Ecology of Stream Nutrient Pulses 1503 5 $28,000.00
Zamir, Mair
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Mechanical Issues in Pulsatile Blood Flow 1512 5 $39,000.00
Zheng, Xiufen
Department
Pathology
RGPIN The role of circular RNA AEBP2 in dendritic cells 1501 5 $32,000.00
Zheng, Ying
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Catalytic processes with plasma and cavitation dual intensification: application in hydrodeoxygenation 1511 5 $55,000.00
Zhou, Wenxing
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Reliability-based Assessment of Interacting Integrity Threats to Energy Pipelines 1509 5 $43,000.00
Zhu, Jingxu
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Development of a New C-Plus Particle Fluidized Bed Reactor 1511 5 $64,000.00
Zou, Guangyong
Department
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
RGPIN Statistical Methodology for Correlated Data in Health Sciences 1508 5 $16,000.00