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NSERC Discovery program awards 2017

Grants

 

Recipient Name Department Title Award Total
Wright, Gerard Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences  Operation and Maintenance Support for Research Equipment (RTI) / Subventions d'appui au fonctionnement et à l'entretien des appareils de recherche (OIR) $300,000
Guarne, Alba Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $300,000
Lu, Yu Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $130,000
Whitney, John Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $155,000
Wilson, Joanna Biology  Biological Systems and Functions (RTI) / Systèmes et fonctions biologiques (OIR) $131,389
Bédard, André Biology  Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $300,000
Evans, Ben Biology  Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $353,290
Jacobs, J Roger Biology  Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $200,000
Quinn, James Biology  Evolution and Ecology / Évolution et écologie $120,000
Gaulin, Bruce Brockhouse Institute for Materials Research  Operation and Maintenance Support for Research Equipment (RTI) / Subventions d'appui au fonctionnement et à l'entretien des appareils de recherche (OIR) $150,000
Thompson, Michael Chemical Engineering  Engineering (RTI) / Génie (OIR) $114,736
Cranston, Emily Chemical Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $350,000
Hoare, Todd Chemical Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $235,000
Khan, Kamil Chemical Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $120,000
Swartz, Christopher Chemical Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $140,000
Thompson, Michael Chemical Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $185,000
Adronov, Alex Chemistry & Chemical Biology  Chemistry (RTI) / Chimie (OIR) $150,000
Goward, Gillian Chemistry & Chemical Biology  Chemistry (RTI) / Chimie (OIR) $150,000
Adronov, Alex Chemistry & Chemical Biology  Chemistry / Chimie $450,000
Berti, Paul Chemistry & Chemical Biology  Chemistry / Chimie $175,000
Goward, Gillian Chemistry & Chemical Biology  Chemistry / Chimie $370,000
McNulty, James Chemistry & Chemical Biology  Chemistry / Chimie $225,000
Becker, Tracy Civil Engineering  Engineering (RTI) / Génie (OIR) $141,860
Baetz, Brian Civil Engineering  Civil, Industrial and Systems Engineering / Génie civil, industriel et des systèmes $120,000
Li, Zoe Civil Engineering  Civil, Industrial and Systems Engineering / Génie civil, industriel et des systèmes $145,000
He, Wenbo Computing and Software Computer Science / Sciences informatiques $115,000
Kahl, Wolfram Computing and Software Computer Science / Sciences informatiques $100,000
Karakostas, George Computing and Software Computer Science / Sciences informatiques $100,000
Lawford, Mark Computing and Software Computer Science / Sciences informatiques $115,000
Leduc, Ryan Computing and Software Computer Science / Sciences informatiques $115,000
Sekerinski, Emil Computing and Software Computer Science / Sciences informatiques $130,000
Smyth, William Computing and Software Computer Science / Sciences informatiques $115,000
Hranilovic, Steve Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering / Génie électrique et informatique $290,000
Kirubarajan, Thia Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering / Génie électrique et informatique $290,000
Narimani, Mehdi Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering / Génie électrique et informatique $120,000
Nikolova, Natalia Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering / Génie électrique et informatique $235,000
Noseworthy, Michael Electrical and Computer Engineering Physics / Physique $230,000
Wu, Xiaolin Electrical and Computer Engineering Electrical and Computer Engineering / Génie électrique et informatique $185,000
Knights, Andrew Engineering Physics  Engineering (RTI) / Génie (OIR) $89,167
Soleymani, Leyla Engineering Physics  Engineering (RTI) / Génie (OIR) $83,721
Bradley, Jonathan Engineering Physics  Electrical and Computer Engineering / Génie électrique et informatique $120,000
Knights, Andrew Engineering Physics  Electrical and Computer Engineering / Génie électrique et informatique $235,000
Novog, David Engineering Physics  Mechanical Engineering / Génie mécanique $185,000
Grandfield, Kathryn Materials Science and Engineering  Engineering (RTI) / Génie (OIR) $149,982
Bassim, Nabil Materials Science and Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $145,000
Botton, Gianluigi Materials Science and Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $400,000
Hurd, Thomas Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics and Statistics / Mathématiques et statistique $100,000
McNicholas, Paul Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics and Statistics / Mathématiques et statistique $215,000
McNicholas, Sharon Mathematics and Statistics Mathematics and Statistics / Mathématiques et statistique $70,000
Veldhuis, Stephen Mechanical Engineering  Engineering (RTI) / Génie (OIR) $149,893
Fatanat Didar, Tohid Mechanical Engineering  Mechanical Engineering / Génie mécanique $115,000
Jain, Mukesh Mechanical Engineering  Materials and Chemical Engineering / Génie chimique et des matériaux $140,000
Keshavarz Motamed, Zahra Mechanical Engineering  Mechanical Engineering / Génie mécanique $150,000
Mothersill, Carmel Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences Physics / Physique $180,000
Huizinga, Jan Medicine Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $200,000
Kim, Paul Medicine Biological Systems and Functions / Systèmes et fonctions biologiques $130,000
Kretz, Colin Medicine Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $155,000
Tarnopolsky, mark Pediatrics  Biological Systems and Functions (RTI) / Systèmes et fonctions biologiques (OIR) $126,090
Luke, Graeme Physics and Astronomy  Physics (RTI) / Physique (OIR) $150,000
Wilson, Christine Physics and Astronomy  Operation and Maintenance Support for Research Equipment (RTI) / Subventions d'appui au fonctionnement et à l'entretien des appareils de recherche (OIR) $300,000
Higgs, Paul Physics and Astronomy  Genes, Cells and Molecules / Gènes, cellules et molécules $170,000
McNeill, Fiona Physics and Astronomy  Physics / Physique $180,000
O'Dell, Duncan Physics and Astronomy  Physics / Physique $230,000
Shi, An-Chang Physics and Astronomy  Physics / Physique $350,000
Sorensen, Erik Physics and Astronomy  Physics / Physique $150,000
Wadsley, James Physics and Astronomy  Physics / Physique $280,000
Mishra, Ram Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences Biological Systems and Functions / Systèmes et fonctions biologiques $140,000
Trainor, Laurel Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour  Biological Systems and Functions (RTI) / Systèmes et fonctions biologiques (OIR) $146,722
Schmidt, Louis Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour  Biological Systems and Functions / Systèmes et fonctions biologiques $125,000
Watter, Scott Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour  Biological Systems and Functions / Systèmes et fonctions biologiques $125,000

 

Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS)

 

Recipient Name Department Project Title Award Total
Bédard, André P Biology Functional characterization of growth arrest-specific genes in primary fibroblasts $120,000
Evans, Ben BJ Biology  Genomic mechanisms behind rapid evolution of sex determining systems $120,000
Goward, Gillian GR Chemistry  Beyond Lithium Ion - Magnetic Resonance Strategies for Characterization of Sodium-Air and Sodium-Ion Batteries $120,000
Hranilovic, Steve S Electrical and Computer Engineering  Optical Wireless Communications - broadband connectivity in space, underwater and indoors $120,000
Kirubarajan, Thia T Electrical and Computer Engineering  Robust State Estimation in Uncertain Environments Using Point Process Models $120,000
Cranston, Emily ED Chemical Engineering  Transforming Nanocellulose Performance through Interfacial Engineering $120,000

 

Scholarships and Fellowships

 

Name Department Award Total
Morim, Derek Ryan Chemistry & Chemical Biology $70,000
Morton, Robert Kinesiology $70,000
Babi, Mouhanad Chemistry & Chemical Biology $105,000
Biagi, Kelly Geography and Earth Sciences, School of $105,000
Bodnaryk, William Chemistry & Chemical Biology $105,000
Cheng, Jem Kinesiology $105,000
Eastman, Brydon Mathematics and Statistics $105,000
Gaudreau, Robin Mathematics and Statistics $105,000
Hayman, Peter Physics and Astronomy $105,000
Lord, Michelle Medical Physics & Applied Radiation Sciences $105,000
SAHA, SUDIP KUMAR Biomedical Engineering, School of $105,000
DiCenzo, George Biology $90,000
Goettel, James Chemistry & Chemical Biology $90,000
Hallas, Alannah Physics and Astronomy $90,000
Reid, Michael Chemical Engineering $90,000
Woo, Steffi Materials Science and Engineering $90,000
Armstrong, Mark Computing and Software $42,000
Kardelis, Vladimir Chemistry & Chemical Biology $42,000
Plestid, Ryan Physics and Astronomy $42,000
Bilton, Holly Chemistry & Chemical Biology $63,000
Cerisano, Stefania Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour $63,000
Davis, Hanae Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour $63,000
Dawson, Sarah Physics and Astronomy $63,000
Greville, Lucas Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour $63,000
Ho, Cheng-Wei Chemistry & Chemical Biology $63,000
McLean, Adrienne Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour $63,000
Pearce, Benjamin Physics and Astronomy $63,000
Sreetharan, Shayenthiran Biology $63,000
Unwalla, Kaian Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour $63,000