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2020 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Dalhousie
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Abidi, Samina
Department
Community Health and Epidemiology
RGPIN E-Health Platform for Remote Health Monitoring using Automated Activity Recognition to Assist Self-Care and Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours 1507 5 $35,000.00
Adamson, Robert
Department
Biomedical Engineering, School of
RGPIN Simultaneous ultrasound and phase-sensitive optical coherence tomography for improved multimodal imaging 1505 5 $28,000.00
Adewole, Deborah
Department
Animal Sciences and Aquaculture
RGPIN Enhancing gastrointestinal development and functionality in chickens through fiber nutrition 1502 5 $24,000.00
Arnold, Dirk
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Evolutionary Computing: Constraints, Surrogate Models, and Noisy Gradients 1507 5 $41,000.00
Bandara, Nandika
Department
Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
RGPIN Innovations in protein-lipid conjugation and novel technologies for developing protein-based nanodelivery systems to improve the delivery mechanism, efficacy, and bioavailability of bioactives 1502 5 $24,000.00
Bauer, Robert
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Grinding wheel grooving: innovative and feasible solutions for Canadian manufacturing industries to adopt to significantly reduce costly grinding-burn-induced waste and increase productivity and reliability 1512 5 $27,000.00
Bielawski, Joseph
Department
Biology
RGPIN Adaptive evolution across multi-scale biological systems: finding a bridge between molecular evolution and multi-species dynamics. 1503 5 $40,000.00
Bishop, Donald
Department
Engineering, Faculty of
RGPIN Accelerated development of aluminum alloys for additive manufacturing 1511 5 $46,000.00
Boe, Shaun
Department
Physiotherapy, School of
RGPIN Establishing the nature and processes of error-based learning via motor imagery 1502 5 $46,503.00
Brenan, James
Department
Earth Sciences
RTI Carbon coater for the Dalhousie Regional Microprobe Facility 1606 1 $58,500.00
Brooks, Marianne
Department
Process Engineering and Applied Science
RGPIN Sustainable Approaches for the Extraction of Bioactives and Production of Bio-based Materials from Food Processing Wastes 1511 5 $39,000.00
Brunt, Keith
Department
Pharmacology
RGPIN Determining the Role of Heme Metabolism in Muscle Function 1501 5 $58,000.00
Burton, David
Department
Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences
RGPIN The integration of site-specific measures of soil N status and climate in improving nitrogen fertilizer use efficiency in cool humid climates 1506 5 $30,000.00
Cada, Michael
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Analysis and design of novel photon-electron-interaction nanodevices for emerging applications 1510 5 $28,000.00
Dahn, Jeff
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
RTI Benchtop Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer for Analysis of Lithium-ion Battery Electrolytes 1605 1 $133,926.00
Deacon, S. Hιlθne
Department
Psychology and Neuroscience
RGPIN Children's reading development: Identifying underlying mechanisms. 1502 5 $47,000.00
Dellaire, Graham
Department
Pathology
RGPIN Evolutionary molecular biology of the interplay between the DNA damage response and innate immunity 1501 5 $36,000.00
Doman, Darrel
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Advanced Impact Resistant Auxetic Materials via Additive Manufacturing 1512 5 $27,000.00
Duck, Thomas
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
RGPIN Microwave Satellite Remote Sensing of High -Latitude Atmospheric Water Vapour and Surface Properties 1506 5 $30,000.00
Eswarathasan, Suresh
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Microlocal Analysis of Random Systems and Fractal Sets 1508 5 $23,000.00
Fedortchouk, Yana
Department
Earth and Environmental Sciences
RGPIN Diamond growth and resorption morphologies reveal the record of mantle fluids and melts 1506 5 $25,000.00
Filgueira, Ramσn
Department
Science, Faculty of
RTI An apparatus for non-invasive in situ continuous monitoring of bivalve behaviour and physiology 1603 1 $80,000.00
Gagie, Travis
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Compact Data Structures for Computational Genomics 1507 5 $34,000.00
Grujic, Djordje
Department
Earth and Environmental Sciences
RGPIN Understanding the deformation and processes that link ductile flow in the deep continental crust with frictional processes in the upper crustal seismogenic zone 1506 5 $30,000.00
Hall, Kimberley
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
RGPIN Ultrafast spectroscopy of semiconductor materials for the advancement of quantum technologies 1505 5 $50,000.00
Hall, Kimberley
Department
Physics and Atmospheric Science
RTI Transient Kerr Microscopy System for Studying Spin Transport in Semiconducting Hybrid Perovskite Quantum Materials 1605 1 $150,000.00
He, Quan (Sophia)
Department
Engineering (Faculty of Agriculture)
RGPIN Biorefinery of low value/waste biomass to produce bio-products and process intensification 1511 5 $33,000.00
Heywood, Malcolm
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Scaling Genetic Programming to Complex Reinforcement Learning Tasks 1507 5 $29,000.00
Iulianella, Angelo
Department
Medical Neuroscience
RGPIN Regulating the scaling of growth and pattern during neural development 1501 5 $32,000.00
Jakeman, David
Department
Pharmacy, College of
RGPIN Carbohydrates, enzymes and natural products 1504 5 $36,000.00
Kalamkarov, Alexander
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Micromechanics of Interacting Smart Composite Structures, Nano-Composites and Advanced Composite Materials 1512 5 $32,000.00
Kamal, Noreen
Department
Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Develop Theories and Methodologies for Improved Treatment Times in Integrated Emergency Department Systems 1509 5 $31,000.00
Kienesberger, Petra
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Lysophospholipid metabolism and signalling - role of lysophospholipases 1501 5 $36,000.00
Liu, Paul
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Intein-catalyzed protein splicing: functional versatility and utility 1501 5 $32,000.00
Maselli, Vittorio
Department
Earth and Environmental Sciences
RGPIN Sediment transport and deposition on submarine slopes: drivers, feedbacks, and implications 1506 5 $35,000.00
Milios, Evangelos
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Semantic Representations for Interactive Text Mining 1507 5 $35,000.00
Musgrave, Ruth
Department
Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Churning the deep: ocean mixing by breaking internal waves 1506 5 $35,000.00
Nedimovic, Mladen
Department
Earth and Environmental Sciences
RGPIN Seismological studies of plate tectonic boundaries and rifted margins 1506 5 $61,000.00
O'Flynn, Colin
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Machine Learning for Improving Embedded System Attacks 1510 5 $28,000.00
Oore, Sageev
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Deep Learning Systems for Musical Audio Generation 1507 5 $29,000.00
Pan, Ya-Jun
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI Intelligent Networked Robotic Platform for Cooperative Tasks 1612 1 $96,924.00
Pulinilkunnil, Thomas
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Identifying and characterizing pathways of amino acid signaling and metabolism 1501 5 $32,000.00
Rafuse, Victor
Department
Medical Neuroscience
RGPIN Stem Cell Derived Motoneurons to study motor neuron development 1501 5 $50,000.00
Rainey, Jan
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RTI A Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer and Microscope for Bionanomaterials Analysis 1601 1 $148,315.00
Ralph, Paul
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Reconciling modern design practices with agile software development methods 1507 5 $48,000.00
Rioux, James
Department
Diagnostic Radiology
RGPIN Quantification of Chemical Exchange with Low Field T1rho Dispersion MRI 1505 5 $29,000.00
SAMPALLI, SRINIVAS
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Unified Architecture for Security, Reliability, and Trust in Internet of Things 1507 5 $35,000.00
Slamovits, Claudio
Department
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
RGPIN Molecular and genome biology of dinoflagellate protists 1501 5 $32,000.00
Tittensor, Derek
Department
Biology
RGPIN Quantifying and mapping marine biodiversity and ecosystem futures 1503 5 $33,000.00
Torgo, Luis
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Anomaly Detection for Trajectory Data 1507 5 $35,000.00
Trukhachev, Dmitry
Department
Electrical & Computer Engineering
RGPIN Self-Coupling Random-Access Communications 1510 5 $39,000.00
Vanberkel, Peter
Department
Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Exploiting new and abundant healthcare data to develop novel operational research methodologies 1509 5 $26,000.00
Venkatadri, Uday
Department
Industrial Engineering
RGPIN Optimization Models for Contemporary and Sustainable Production-Distribution Systems 1509 5 $36,000.00
Zincir-Heywood, Nur
Department
Computer Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Dependable Analysis of Network Application Data 1507 5 $41,000.00