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2020 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

McMaster
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Al-Khazraji, Baraa
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Quantifying Human Cerebral Hemodynamics During Dynamic Exercise 1502 5 $24,000.00
Arain, Muhammad
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Assessing impacts of climate change, extreme weather events and management regimes on biogeochemical and hydrological cycles in Canadian forest ecosystems 1506 5 $51,000.00
Balakrishnan, Narayanaswamy
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Advancements in Cure Rate Modelling and Analysis of Multi-state Coherent Systems 1508 5 $43,000.00
Bilgin, Berker
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Acoustic Noise Reduction in Switched Reluctance Motor Drives 1510 5 $33,000.00
Bock, Nicholas
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to determine how cerebral cortex composition and structure underlie mental performance 1501 5 $32,000.00
Britz-McKibbin, Philip
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN New Advances in Multisegment Injection-Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometry for Accelerating Biomarker Discovery in Metabolomics 1504 5 $64,000.00
Brown, Steven
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN The neuroscience of creative production: Comparing domain-specific and domain-general mechanisms 1502 5 $40,000.00
Buijs, Adriaan
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Development of a Subcritical Test Facility 1512 5 $32,000.00
Burgess, Clifford
Department
Physics and Astronomy
SAPIN The Gravity of New Phenomena in Particle Physics 19 5 $90,000.00
Cameron, Robin
Department
Biology
RGPIN Understanding local and systemic signaling pathways in plant immunity 1502 5 $47,000.00
Carey, Sean
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Sources, pathways and fate of water in montane subarctic ecosystems 1506 5 $61,000.00
Chen, Chih-Hung
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Thermal Noise Characterization, Modeling and Instrumentation for Emerging Applications 1510 5 $28,000.00
Chiang, Fei
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Looking Back to Look Forward: Explaining and Exploring Changes in Data 1507 5 $41,000.00
Cotton, James
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Electrohydrodynamically Controlled Phase Change Heat Transfer and Thermal Storage Systems 1512 5 $76,000.00
Daniel, Juliet
Department
Biology
RGPIN POZ-ZF Transcription Factors in Signal Transduction and Development. 1501 5 $58,000.00
Davidson, Timothy
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Resource allocation for emerging applications of wireless communication networks 1510 5 $46,000.00
Deza, Antoine
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Linear Optimization: Theory and Applications 1509 5 $43,000.00
Dogan, Neslihan
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Micro-particle absorption and removal for future steels 1511 5 $28,000.00
Elliot, Marie
Department
Biology
RGPIN Exploring new growth modes and developmental trajectories for Streptomyces bacteria 1501 5 $82,000.00
Elliot, Marie
Department
Biology
RTI UPLC-mediated metabolite analyses: soil to water, and microbes to mammals 1601 1 $133,119.00
Emslie, David
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Reactive Organometallic Complexes and Ligand Design for Catalysis, Actinide Complexation, and Thin Film Deposition 1504 5 $64,000.00
Evans, Ben
Department
Biology
RTI Gene editing and phenotyping suite 1601 1 $144,534.00
Ezzeldin, Mohamed
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Seismic Resilience Quantification of Concrete Systems in Canada's Nuclear Infrastructure 1509 5 $26,000.00
Farquharson, Michael
Department
Interdisciplinary Science, School of
RGPIN Development of Advanced Instrumentaion for Body Composition Analysis 1505 5 $24,000.00
Faure, Paul
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Bioacoustics, hearing, and the integrative physiology of bats 1502 5 $40,000.00
Forman, Noah
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Dynamics in exchangeable partitions and hierarchies 1508 5 $23,000.00
Gaulin, Bruce
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RTI Neutron Powder Diffraction and Equipment Upgrades at the McMaster Nuclear Reactor: Leveraging Previous Investments in Canadian Neutron Scattering 1605 1 $148,630.00
Gibala, Martin
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Regulatory mechanisms of skeletal muscle responses to exercise in humans 1502 5 $65,000.00
Golding, Geoffrey
Department
Biology
RGPIN Patterns of Evolution 1503 5 $33,000.00
Gonsamo, Alemu
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Satellite remote sensing of global change ecology from the leaf to the globe 1506 5 $30,000.00
Grandfield, Kathryn
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Atom-by-atom, multispectral, and real-time characterization for osseous applications 1511 5 $39,000.00
Gupta, Bhagwati
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular genetic study of reproductive system development in C. elegans and related nematode species 1501 5 $50,000.00
Habibi, Saeid
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Advanced integrated Control and Monitoring of Actuation Systems 1512 5 $39,000.00
Habibi, Saeid
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI Electric Powertrain Component Testing 1612 1 $150,000.00
Hassini, Elkafi
Department
Operations Management
RGPIN Big Data Analytics: Optimization Models and Algorithms with Applications in Smart Food Supply Chains and Networks 1509 5 $62,000.00
Hitchcock, Adam
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Advancing Soft X-ray Spectromicroscopy 1504 5 $36,000.00
Holloway, Alison
Department
Obstetrics and Gynecology
RGPIN Tryptophan metabolism: a novel target for endocrine disruption 1502 5 $40,000.00
Igdoura, Suleiman
Department
Biology
RGPIN Biology of mammalian Sialidases 1501 5 $32,000.00
Janicki, Ryszard
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Concurrency and Approximate Reasoning 1507 5 $24,000.00
Khedri, Ridha
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Ontology-based Approach to Enhance Security in Network Architecture and in System Design 1507 5 $24,000.00
Kim, Sang-Tae
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Stable isotope systematics in complex carbonates: Decoding geochemical processes and environmental conditions on Earth and other planets 1506 5 $36,000.00
Kish, Joseph
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Novel Corrosion Control of Mg Alloys in Structural Lightweight Multi-Materials Assemblies 1511 5 $55,000.00
Kleiman, Rafael
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Novel Cells and Systems for Intermediate Concentration Photovoltaics 1510 5 $39,000.00
Knights, Andrew
Department
Engineering, Faculty of
RTI Provision of Open-Access Positron Beam Spectroscopy to Canadian Universities (OPEN-POS) 1610 1 $115,091.00
Kobsar, Dylan
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Methods to improve the use of wearable sensors in human movement analyses. 1502 5 $24,000.00
Lewis, Ryan
Department
Engineering Physics
RGPIN Semiconductor nanostructures: surfaces, strain and devices 1510 5 $33,000.00
Li, Yingfu
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Expanding biosensing systems through synthetic functional deoxyribonucleic acids 1504 5 $105,000.00
Lightstone, Marilyn
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Mathematical Modelling of Particle-Laden Turbulent Flows 1512 5 $46,000.00
Ljubicic, Vladimir
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Protein arginine methyltransferase biology in skeletal muscle 1502 5 $33,000.00
Lu, Siyuan
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Fully nonlinear equations in geometry and general relativity 1508 5 $26,000.00
Mishra, Ram
Department
Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences
RTI Real time RT qPCR equipment ( QS5 QPCR System , Thermo Fisher Scientific) 1602 1 $31,408.00
Murphy, Kathryn
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RTI Equipment to Study Visual Cortical Development and Plasticity 1602 1 $138,990.00
Murphy, Kathryn
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Neural mechanisms of visual cortex development and plasticity in humans and animal models 1502 5 $47,000.00
Nelson, Aimee
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Mechanisms of interhemispheric inhibitionin human motor cortex 1502 5 $65,000.00
Nicolici, Nicola
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Fault-Tolerant Computing for Machine Learning Applications 1510 5 $33,000.00
Niewczas, Marek
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RTI Power Controller for Superconducting Magnet 1611 1 $19,217.00
Nikolova, Natalia
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RTI Electronically Switched Imaging Array for Breast-Cancer Screening 1610 1 $149,915.00
Paige, Richard
Department
Computing and Software
RGPIN Systematic and Automated Software Migration via Model-Driven Engineering 1507 5 $35,000.00
Parker, Laura
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Galaxy Evolution in Dense Environments 1505 5 $41,000.00
Parlar, Mahmut
Department
Business, DeGroote School of
RGPIN Methods and models to combat infiltration of fakes and adulterated products into the supply chain 1509 5 $31,000.00
Pelinovsky, Dmitry
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Peaked and rogue waves in nonlinear partial differential equations 1508 5 $31,000.00
Pelton, Robert
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN The Twenty-First Century Paper Grocery Bag 1511 5 $39,000.00
Phillips, Stuart
Department
Kinesiology
RGPIN Mechanisms of human skeletal muscle protein turnover 1502 5 $65,000.00
Poinar, Hendrik
Department
Anthropology
RGPIN Sedimentary ancient DNA and the Palaeoecology of the Late Quaternary Extinctions 1506 5 $61,000.00
Protas, Bartosz
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Topics in Vortex Dynamics: Extreme Events, Optimal Closures and New Equilibrium Solutions 1508 5 $43,000.00
Raha, Sandeep
Department
Pediatrics
RGPIN The role of endocannabinoids receptors in regulating trophoblast cell function 1502 5 $28,000.00
Reinhardt, Eduard
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Holocene Climate Change and its Effect on the Mayan Aquifer of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico 1506 5 $36,000.00
Rubel, Oleg
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Accelerated design of functional materials based on predictive physical modelling 1505 5 $28,000.00
Rullo, Anthony
Department
Pathology and Molecular Medicine
RGPIN The Development of Chemical Tool Technology To Modulate Immune Molecular Recognition 1501 5 $30,000.00
Rutherford, M.D.
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Development of the psychological underpinnings of the perception of social agents 1502 5 $28,000.00
Saravanamuttu, Kalaichelvi
Department
Chemistry & Chemical Biology
RGPIN Photochemically-driven stimuli-responsive systems: from materials that compute with light to bio-inspired waveguide lattices 1504 5 $48,000.00
Sawyer, Eric
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Weighted norm inequalities for singular integrals 1508 5 $24,000.00
Schertzer, Jonathan
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Xenobiotic and microbe stress promote muscle dysfunction 1502 5 $40,000.00
Sekuler, Allison
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Face Perception: Effects of stimulus, context, and experience 1502 5 $55,000.00
Shedden, Judith
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Multisensory processing, self-motion perception, and performance across the lifespan: Behavioural and neural measures 1502 5 $33,000.00
Shirani, Shahram
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Enabling technologies of the video systems of future 1510 5 $33,000.00
Sirouspour, Shahin
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Control and Coordination of Aerial Robots in Emerging Applications 1510 5 $46,000.00
Sloboda, Deborah
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Programming development through the paternal lineage 1502 5 $55,000.00
Smith, James
Department
Geography and Earth Sciences, School of
RGPIN Dynamic Repellency, Wettability and Capillarity as Primary Drivers for Water Flow and Chemical Transport in Soils and Groundwater in the Critical Zone 1506 5 $25,000.00
Stearns, Jennifer
Department
Medicine
RGPIN The role of bacterial interactions in succession of microbial communities in anaerobic environments 1501 5 $37,000.00
Tait, Michael
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Advancing Innovative Structural Control Systems 1509 5 $43,000.00
Truant, Ray
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Development of live cell FLIM-FRET to Characterize Protein-DNA Interactions During DNA Damage Repair 1501 5 $42,000.00
Valeriote, Matthew
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Algebra, logic, and complexity 1508 5 $24,000.00
Veldhuis, Stephen
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RTI High Resolution Thermal Measurement for Advanced Manufacturing Research 1612 1 $147,866.00
Wang, McKenzie
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Einstein Manifolds and Related Geometric Structures 1508 5 $27,000.00
Weretilnyk, Elizabeth
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular mechanisms underlying plant adaptations to extreme environments 1502 5 $33,000.00
Wiebe, Lydell
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Earthquake-Proof? - Towards Resilient and Economical Steel Building Systems 1509 5 $31,000.00
Wilkinson, David
Department
Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research
RTI High Versatility Simultaneous Thermal Analysis System 1611 1 $150,000.00
Xiao, Naiqi
Department
Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour
RGPIN Early development of top-down perceptual modulations in infancy 1502 5 $38,000.00
Xu, Jianping
Department
Biology
RGPIN Genotypic and Phenotypic Analyses of Hybridization in a Basidiomycete Yeast 1501 5 $42,000.00
Yan, Fengjun
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Transient Trajectory Shaping Control Strategy Development for an Autonomous Capable Ground Vehicle 1512 5 $27,000.00
Zhang, Boyang
Department
Chemical Engineering
RTI Light-sheet microscopy for 3D bioimaging of engineered tissues and microphysiological systems 1611 1 $149,896.00
Zhorov, Boris
Department
Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
RGPIN Theoretical studies of ligand-receptor interactions in sodium and calcium channels 1501 5 $32,000.00
Zhu, Shiping
Department
Chemical Engineering
RGPIN Digitalization of polymerization processes and development of smart polymer systems for transformations 1511 5 $55,000.00
Zurob, Hatem
Department
Materials Science and Engineering
RGPIN Multiscale Optimization of Materials 1511 5 $76,000.00