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2020 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Memorial Univ. of Nfld
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Al Janaideh, Mohammad
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RTI Nanometer-Resolution High-Speed Planar Positioning System 1612 1 $150,000.00
Bertolo, Robert
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Creatine metabolism in young pigs 1502 5 $47,000.00
Cahill, Lindsay
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Insights into fetal brain and placental metabolism using high-resolution magic angle spinning magnetic resonance spectroscopy 1502 5 $24,000.00
Cheema, Sukhinder
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Understanding how maternal nutrition impacts offspring metabolism: The role of dietary fats 1502 5 $33,000.00
Chen, Bing
Department
Civil Engineering
RGPIN Intelligent decision support for marine oil spill response in harsh environments 1509 5 $88,000.00
Chen, Qiying
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography
RGPIN Photonic Micro-/Nano-Structures: Design, Properties, and Applications 1505 5 $24,000.00
Cheng, Tao
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Micro and Nanoplastic Aggregation and Deposition in Subsurface Environments 1506 5 $25,000.00
Curnoe, Stephanie
Department
Physics and Physical Oceanography
RGPIN Theoretical studies of quantum magnets and strongly correlated metals 1505 5 $24,000.00
Dufour, Suzanne
Department
Biology
RGPIN A dynamic partnership: exploring the function and control of extracellular symbionts in thyasirid bivalves 1501 5 $45,327.00
Edinger, Evan
Department
Geography
RGPIN Northern North Atlantic biogenic habitat calcium carbonate production: geographic variation and vulnerability to climate change 1506 5 $36,000.00
Fisher, Jonathan
Department
Fisheries and Marine Institute
RGPIN Functional traits inform ecosystem processes in marine systems 1503 5 $33,000.00
Geoffroy, Maxime
Department
Fisheries and Marine Institute
RGPIN Minnigiak: Forage fish ecology and population dynamics in northern Labrador under a changing climate 1503 5 $28,000.00
Gill, Eric
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Radio Wave Scattering from Rough Surfaces -- Theory and Application to Maritime Remote Sensing with HF and other Radar Technologies 1510 5 $55,000.00
Harding, Scott
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Dietary, energy balance, and behavioural factors affecting postprandial fructose metabolism and the impact on normal glucose and lipid metabolism. 1502 5 $28,000.00
Hargan, Kathryn
Department
Biology
RGPIN Paleo-archives of past cultures, seabirds, and their changing connectivity to ecosystems 1503 5 $28,000.00
Hatefi, Armin
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Statistical methodology for rank based sampling design and finite mixture models 1508 5 $18,000.00
Hirasawa, Michiru
Department
BioMedical Sciences, Div. of
RGPIN Neuronal and non-neuronal excitatory transmission in the hypothalamus 1501 5 $42,000.00
Jiang, Xianta
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Movement intention detection for intuitive and non-intrusive prosthetic arm control 1507 5 $29,000.00
Jobst, Karl
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Sequencing the exposome: developing an integrated approach using nontargeted mass spectrometry and computational chemistry 1504 5 $41,000.00
Khan, Faisal
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Safety and Risk Management in the New Generation of Digitalized Oil and Gas Operations in Harsh Environment 1511 5 $90,000.00
LEROUX, SHAWN
Department
Biology
RGPIN Animals and the zoogeochemistry of elemental cycling 1503 5 $40,000.00
McGaw, Iain
Department
Ocean Sciences Centre
RTI Replacement of key laboratory infrastructure for measurement of metabolism in aquatic animals 1602 1 $46,297.00
Mercier, Annie
Department
Ocean Sciences Centre
RGPIN Reproduction and dispersal strategies in extreme environments: insights into persistence and shifts in marine biodiversity 1503 5 $40,000.00
Morrill, Penny
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Biogeochemistry of Serpentinizing Systems 1506 5 $51,000.00
Naterer, Greg
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Heat Transfer in Dispersed Multiphase Flows with Droplets and Particles 1512 5 $55,000.00
Neath, Ian
Department
Psychology (St. John's)
RGPIN Assessing memory principles in individuals, models, and non-declarative memory 1502 5 $40,000.00
Park, Jaeok
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Structural and functional studies of allosteric regulation of metabolic enzymes 1501 5 $30,000.00
Parsons, Jeffrey
Department
Business Administration, Faculty of
RGPIN A design theory for observational crowdsourcing 1507 5 $35,000.00
Passow, Uta
Department
Ocean Sciences Centre
RGPIN The Biological Carbon Pump in the Anthropocene 1506 5 $61,000.00
Pope, Kevin
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Multiphase Processes with Phase Change in Energy Systems 1512 5 $27,000.00
Rise, Matthew
Department
Ocean Sciences Centre
RGPIN Molecular basis of fish antiviral responses 1501 5 $69,000.00
Robert, Katleen
Department
Fisheries and Marine Institute
RGPIN Quantifying the distinctiveness of deep-water vertical habitats 1503 5 $28,000.00
Shahidi, Reza
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Time-domain processing for ocean surface parameter extraction from HF-radar data and related applications 1510 5 $28,000.00
Skinner, Darlene
Department
Psychology (St. John's)
RGPIN An examination of factors affecting the discrimination of heading direction 1502 5 $28,000.00
Taylor, Rocky
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RGPIN Compressive Ice Failure during Indentation with Temporally and Spatially Non-uniform Interface Conditions 1509 5 $31,000.00
Usefi, Hamid
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RTI Dedicated high-powered workstation for machine and deep learning in genomics and industry 1608 1 $23,948.00
Vander Wal, Eric
Department
Biology
RTI Fogo Island Long-Term Individual-Based Monitoring Program Remote Monitoring Tools 1603 1 $94,000.00
Wiersma, Yolanda
Department
Biology
RGPIN Micro to mega-landscapes: harnessing a model system to understand landscape-scale ecological processes in the boreal forest 1503 5 $33,000.00
Yang, Jianming
Department
Mechanical Engineering
RGPIN Random Vibration of an Internal Gear in Planetary Gear Trains Subjected to Sequential Moving Loads. 1512 5 $27,000.00
Yilmaz, Yildiz
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
RGPIN Sampling Designs and Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Complex Life History and Genetic Data 1508 5 $18,000.00
ZENDEHBOUDI, Sohrab
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RTI An integrated oil-water separation apparatus to separate free, dispersed and emulsified oil contaminations from oil-water mixture 1611 1 $150,000.00
Zhang, Baiyu
Department
Civil Engineering
RTI Gas Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Oil and Dispersants in Canadian Marine Environments 1609 1 $150,000.00
ZOU, TING
Department
Engineering and Applied Science, Faculty of
RTI Equipment System for the Development of Bio-inspired Inspection Robots 1612 1 $149,575.00