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2020 Research Grants Competition - Results by Institution

Western Ontario
Applicant Name Program Title EG Term Awarded Amount
Bai, Donglin
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Molecular domains determining gap junction channel properties 1501 5 $36,000.00
Banerjee, Neil
Department
Earth Sciences
RTI Critical Replacement of Departmental X-ray Diffractometer Instrumentation 1606 1 $144,774.00
Bartha, Robert
Department
Robarts Research Institute
RGPIN Magnetic Resonance Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer Imaging of Intracellular pH 1505 5 $50,000.00
Batterink, Laura
Department
Psychology
RTI EEG equipment for studies of sleep and cognition 1602 1 $149,920.00
Bernards, Mark
Department
Biology
RTI Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer for GC-based analysis of small molecules 1602 1 $150,000.00
Blacquiere, Johanna
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Structurally- and Proton-Responsive Ligands for Sustainable Catalysis 1504 5 $48,000.00
Bodell, Lindsay
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Biobehavioral Mechanisms Underlying Non-homeostatic Eating 1502 5 $28,000.00
Brandl, Christopher
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Mistranslation and Synthetic Biology 1501 5 $32,000.00
Bravo Roman, Cristian
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Artificial Intelligence Methods for Fair and Transparent Credit Risk Rating Systems 1509 5 $36,000.00
Capretz, Luiz
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Software Testing is Serious Business: A Holistic Approach 1507 5 $24,000.00
Chortos, Alex
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Elastomer Development and Processing for 3D Electrostatic Actuators 1511 5 $33,000.00
Cipriano, Lauren
Department
Richard Ivey School of Business
RGPIN Optimal resource allocation and technology adoption in dynamic systems 1509 5 $31,000.00
Corless, Robert
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Hybrid Symbolic-Numeric Algorithms for Complex Nonlinear Systems 1507 5 $29,000.00
Daley, Mark
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Natural computing in the brain: geometry, criticality, and fusion. 1507 5 $38,748.00
Davison, Matthew
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Real Options for Planning, Operating, and Analyzing Energy Systems 1509 5 $36,000.00
de Ribaupierre, Sandrine
Department
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
RGPIN Imaging the development of the auditory network - from fetus to toddler 1502 5 $47,000.00
Di Guglielmo, Gianni
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Molecular mechanisms regulating lung development 1501 5 $32,000.00
El Naggar, Hesham
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Design of sustainable and resilient geotechnical infrastructure for transportation systems 1509 5 $88,000.00
Escobar Anel, Marcos
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Dynamic Portfolio Optimization Problems in Finance and Insurance. 1508 5 $31,000.00
Essex, Aleksander
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Privacy, Identity and Trust in Electronic Voting Technologies 1507 5 $41,000.00
Fanchini, Giovanni
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RTI Urgent repair and upgrade of high-vacuum variable-temperature scanning probe microscope 1605 1 $138,624.00
Fanchini, Giovanni
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Laboratory of semiconducting and photoactive post-graphene 2D materials, nanomaterials and nanocomposites 1505 5 $41,000.00
Foster, Paula
Department
Robarts Research Institute
RGPIN Development of Magnetic Particle Imaging 1505 5 $75,000.00
Franz, Matthias
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Higher homotopy algebras in transformation groups 1508 5 $18,000.00
Friesen, Deanna
Department
Education, Faculty of
RGPIN Individual Differences in Comprehension Monitoring During Text Processing 1502 5 $24,000.00
Gaede, Stewart
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Development of a non-invasive real-time tumour motion tracking method using surface-guided radiation therapy 1505 5 $24,000.00
Goncharova, Lyudmila
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Ion beams: creating functionalities and probing interfaces in materials 1505 5 $28,000.00
Guglielmo, Christopher
Department
Biology
RGPIN Migration physiology and energetics of birds and bats 1502 5 $78,000.00
Hamilton, Douglas
Department
Anatomy and Cell Biology
RGPIN Combining substratum compliance and topography to investigate cell adhesion and contraction 1501 5 $32,000.00
Hampson, Elizabeth
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Androgens and Estrogens in the Human Nervous System 1502 5 $55,000.00
Henry, Hugh
Department
Biology
RGPIN Winter as a driver of nitrogen cycle responses to environmental change: responses of leguminous plants to variability in freezing 1502 5 $47,000.00
Holdsworth, David
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Image-based 3D-printing for biomedical applications 1512 5 $32,000.00
Jardine, John
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Applications of Homotopy Theory 1508 5 $21,000.00
Karas, Bogumil
Department
Biochemistry
RTI A fluorescent microscopy suite for visualization of synthetic organelles and cells. 1601 1 $149,800.00
Kerfoot, Steven
Department
Microbiology and Immunology
RTI Upgrades to an advanced multiphoton microscope with unique equipment to improve tissue access for intravital imaging and improved image stability 1601 1 $105,961.00
Lagugnι-Labarthet, Franηois
Department
Chemistry
RTI Urgent replacement of a power supply of an electron-beam evaporator for thin films deposition 1604 1 $57,256.00
Lagugnι-Labarthet, Franηois
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Plasmonic metamaterials: enabling new routes for localized surface chemistry. 1504 5 $64,000.00
Lajoie, Gilles
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Development of new and innovative strategies in biological mass spectrometry and proteomics 1501 5 $50,000.00
Li, Shawn
Department
Biochemistry
RTI A nano-LC system to enable functional proteomics research 1602 1 $137,302.00
Litchfield, David
Department
Biochemistry
RGPIN Application of a Chemical Biology Toolkit to Decipher Kinase Activity in Time and Space. 1501 5 $49,000.00
Liu, Lijia
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Characterization of Light-Emitting Inorganic Nanomaterials using Synchrotron Radiation Spectroscopy 1504 5 $24,000.00
Long, Jed
Department
Geography
RGPIN Data fusion methods for combining remote sensing and wildlife tracking data 1506 5 $25,000.00
Lu, Wei-Yang
Department
Robarts Research Institute
RGPIN Regulation of Esophageal Motility by NO-producing Neurons in the Brainstem 1502 5 $33,000.00
Mattonen, Sarah
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Heterogeneous data fusion and machine learning for image understanding in lung cancer 1505 5 $24,000.00
McNeil, Jeremy
Department
Biology
RGPIN Monarch fall migration, overwintering mortality and the effects of defence compounds released by decomposing butterflies on the soil ecosystem. 1503 5 $33,000.00
Melling, C.W. James
Department
Kinesiology, School of
RGPIN Sex differences in the glucoregulatory response to acute and recurrent exercise. 1502 5 $28,000.00
Mequanint, Kibret
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RTI Magnetic Tweezer Force Spectroscopy for Mechanotransduction Studies 1611 1 $150,000.00
Mercer, Robert
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Argumentation in scholarly biomedical literature: Computational theory, implementation, and supporting deep learning software 1507 5 $41,000.00
Moehring, Amanda
Department
Biology
RGPIN The genetic and neural basis of female behaviours in Drosophila. 1501 5 $69,000.00
Morbey, Yolanda
Department
Biology
RGPIN Models of avian migration: development and empirical tests using automated radio-telemetry 1503 5 $28,000.00
Newson, Timothy
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Development of foundations for renewable energy technologies 1509 5 $26,000.00
Osinski, Gordon
Department
Earth Sciences
RTI The Western Interdisciplinary Drone Laboratory 1606 1 $124,299.00
Ossenkopp, Klaus-Peter
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Immune, Hormonal and Neural Mechanisms of Ingestive Behavior 1502 5 $28,000.00
Paul, Arghya
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Engineered Mineral Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites: A Versatile Multifunctional Platform for 3D Bioprinting and Tissue Engineering 1511 5 $38,000.00
Peeters, Els
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Infrared studies of large carbonaceous molecules. 1505 5 $50,000.00
Peters, Terence
Department
Robarts Research Institute
RGPIN Development and Evaluation of Hybrid Virtual Reality Simulators for Clinical Training 1510 5 $55,000.00
Pickering, J. Geoffrey
Department
Robarts Research Institute
RGPIN Endothelial Cell Dynamics in Low Flow 1501 5 $42,000.00
Pinsonnault, Martin
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Symplectic topology and equivariant geometry 1508 5 $18,000.00
Polouchine, Ilia
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN SCATTERING-BASED CONTROL DESIGN FOR INTERCONNECTED AND NETWORKED SYSTEMS 1510 5 $46,000.00
Power, Christopher
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Advancing non-invasive geoelectrical methods for imaging soil and groundwater contaminants 1509 5 $26,000.00
Prato, Frank
Department
Medical Biophysics
RGPIN Advances in Hybrid PET/MRI Cardiac Imaging 1505 5 $34,000.00
Rehmann, Lars
Department
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
RGPIN Biochemical and physiochemical processes for resource valorization 1511 5 $39,000.00
Reyhani-Masoleh, Arash
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Computer Arithmetic for Cryptography and Reliable Security: Algorithms and Architectures 1510 5 $33,000.00
Seguin, Cheryle
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Regulation of mechanotransduction in the intervertebral disc 1501 5 $42,000.00
Sendov, Hristo
Department
Statistical and Actuarial Sciences
RGPIN Geometry of Polynomials, Operator-Valued Maps, Polar and Non-Commutative Convex Analysis 1508 5 $27,000.00
Shafikov, Rasul
Department
Mathematics
RGPIN Geometric Methods in Complex Analysis 1508 5 $21,000.00
Shcherbakov, Robert
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN Physics and Statistics of Earthquake Processes 1506 5 $30,000.00
Siddiqui, Kamran
Department
Mechanical and Materials Engineering
RTI Advanced Particle Image Velocimetry System 1612 1 $143,280.00
Solis-Oba, Roberto
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Approximation Algorithms for Combinatorial Optimization Problems 1507 5 $24,000.00
Song, Yang
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Enabling and advancing novel functional materials under extreme conditions for energy applications 1504 5 $24,000.00
Staples, James
Department
Biology
RGPIN Metabolic suppression in mammalian hibernation - Mechanisms and implications 1502 5 $55,000.00
Staroverov, Viktor
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Development and Application of Nonempirical Density-Functional Methods 1504 5 $64,000.00
Stathopulos, Peter
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RGPIN Molecular mechanisms regulating the form and function of atypical calcium sensor proteins. 1501 5 $36,000.00
Stathopulos, Peter
Department
Physiology and Pharmacology
RTI Microscale thermophoresis for assessing diverse molecular interactions. 1601 1 $150,000.00
Stentoft, Lars
Department
Economics
RGPIN Option Pricing with Multivariate GARCH Models 1508 5 $27,000.00
Stillman, Martin
Department
Chemistry
RGPIN Bioinorganic chemistry of metalloproteins and tetrapyrroles 1504 5 $36,000.00
Stojanoski, Bobby
Department
Psychology
RGPIN Investigating the development of higher-level cognition from childhood to adolescence 1502 5 $24,000.00
Thompson, Graham
Department
Biology
RGPIN Genetic basis of social behavior in honey bee and other insect models 1501 5 $50,000.00
Tornabene, Livio
Department
Earth Sciences
RGPIN An intensive study of impact craters to probe and gauge the complex geologic history of Mars and to further understand cratering as a formative process on terrestrial bodies 1506 5 $30,000.00
Trejos, Ana Luisa
Department
Electrical and Computer Engineering
RGPIN Wearable Mechatronic Garments for Motion Assistance 1510 5 $39,000.00
Trichtchenko, Olga
Department
Physics and Astronomy
RGPIN Methods for Solving Nonlinear Differential Equations Describing Water Waves 1508 5 $18,000.00
Vidotto, Francesca
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Loop Quantum Gravity: from Computation to Phenomenology 1505 5 $24,000.00
Wang, Aiming
Department
Biology
RGPIN Molecular Plant-Virus Interactions: Defense and Counter-defense 1501 5 $58,000.00
Wang, Boyu
Department
Computer Science
RGPIN Knowledge Transfer in Artificial Intelligence Systems 1507 5 $29,000.00
Youssef, Maged
Department
Civil and Environmental Engineering
RGPIN Structural Assessment and Repair of Superelastic-Shape-Memory-Alloy Reinforced-Concrete Framed Structures Following Exposure to Seismic and/or Fire Events 1509 5 $31,000.00
Yu, Pei
Department
Applied Mathematics
RGPIN Complex Dynamics in Biological Systems: A Bifurcation Theory Approach 1508 5 $27,000.00
Zhu, Yayuan
Department
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
RGPIN Advanced Regression and Prediction Methods in Event History Data Analysis 1508 5 $18,000.00