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2007 Funding Results Archive

DECEMBER, 2007

Principal Investigator: R. Maev
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres for Excellence (OCE)
Title of Project: "Solid Lubricant Tread Patterning Made Using Innovative Gas Dynamic Spray Technology for Fabrication of Oil-Free Sliding Components for Automotive Applications"
Amount: $120,000

Principal Investigator: B. Zhou
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Palcan Fuel Cell Co. Ltd.
Title of Project: "Innovative Design and Manufacture of MEA Bipolar Plate"
Amount: $150,000 (5 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Spatial and temporal downscaling of general circulation model predictions for Lake Erie climate change senarios (part 1)"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Identification of Aquatic Invertebrates"
Amount: $18,000

Principal Investigator: W. Abdul-Kader
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres for Excellence (OCE), Connections Program
Title of Project: "IMSE Capstone Design Projects"
Amount: $17,500

Principal Investigator: W. Abdul-Kader
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: Suntrition Inc.
Title of Project: "IMSE Capstone Design Projects"
Amount: $500

Principal Investigator: W. Abdul-Kader
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: Shur Lok Products
Title of Project: "IMSE Capstone Design Projects"
Amount: $1,500

Principal Investigator: W. Abdul-Kader
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: Canadian Pacific Railway
Title of Project: "IMSE Capstone Design Projects"
Amount: $8,500

Principal Investigator: A. Allen
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO)
Title of Project: "Teachers Learning Together (TLT)"
Amount: $35,000

NOVEMBER, 2007
 

Principal Investigator: M. Cristescu
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund
Title of Project: "The Ecological Geneomics Laboratory"
Amount: $50,000
Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $50,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Environment Canada with CIHR
Title of Project: "Refining and Calibrating Objectives and Endpoints of Great Lakes LaMP & AOC"
Amount: $12,000

Principal Investigator: T. Najem
Department: Political Science
Funding Agency: Canada Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Title of Project: "Old City Jerusalem Initiative Phase II"
Amount: $341,980

Principal Investigator: X. Nie
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Schukra of North America Ltd.
Title of Project: "Analysis of Materials and Coatings on an Electrical Contactor"
Amount: $1,910

Principal Investigator: D. Antonelli
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: NSERC - CRD
Title of Project: "Metal grafted high enthalpy porous solids in hydrogen storage"
Amount: $100,000

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: International Truck and Engine Corporation (ITEC)
Title of Project: "Research for Low Temperature and High Dilution Combustion with Feedback Control"
Amount: $332,900

Principal Investigator: S. Chowdhury
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres for Excellence (OCE)
Title of Project: "MEMS Sensors for Automotive Collision Avoidance"
Amount: $86,670

Principal Investigator: X. Nie
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres for Excellence (OCE)
Title of Project: "Wear and Corrosion Prevention for Mg Engine Applications"
Amount: $93,800

Principal Investigator: S.H. Eichhorn
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Bio-Extraction Inc.
Title of Project: "TGA-MS of Canola Oil Samples"
Amount: $1,000

Principal Investigator: S.N. Dlamini
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Council of Ontario Directors of Education
Title of Project: "The impact of the Dual Language Transition Program in English language learning and parental involvement'
Amount: $27,090

Principal Investigator: T. Basok
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Title of Project: "Advocacy for female migrants"
Amount: $87,345
 

OCTOBER, 2007

 
Principal Investigator: L. Buchanan
Department: Psychology
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Psycholinguistics" (Renewal)
Amount: $500,000 (5 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: D. Haffner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Title of Project: "Detroit River Area of Concern under the Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem-Detroit River AOC BUI Assessments and Delisting Criteria Review"
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: H. MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)
Title of Project: "Evaluating the Biological Efficacy of NaCI Brine as a Ballast Water"
Amount: $23,500

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Parks Canada/Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Are Cormorants changing the soils of western Lake Erie and Lake Ontario Islands?"
Amount: $5,800

Principal Investigator: H. ElMaraghy
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: NSERC Strategic Project
Title of Project: "Reconfigurable and adaptable process plans for manufacturing"
Amount: $215,700

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: NSERC Strategic Project
Title of Project: "Adaptive genetic and physiological responses to aquatic contaminant stress"
Amount: $476,000

Principal Investigator: S. Vanlaerhoven
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: NSERC Strategic Project
Title of Project: "Ecosystem response to perturbation at multiple spatial scales"
Amount: $466,008

Principal Investigator: U. Anucha
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: AUCC-UPCD Tier 2
Title of Project: "Empowering Women by building Social Work Capacity in Nigeria"
Amount: $263,840.52

Principal Investigator: J. Drake
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Title of Project: "Quantifying Spinal Loading and Mechanics in Industrial Tasks: Effects of Load Magnitude, Gender and Coupled Motion"
Amount: $9960

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Environment Canada - Science Horizons: Internship Program
Title of Project: "Refining and Calibrating Objectives and Endpoints of Great Lakes LaMP & AOC Indicators"
Amount: $12,000

SEPTEMBER, 2007

 
Principal Investigator: J. Lalman
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Environmental Biotechnology"
Amount: $500,000 (5 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: J. Lalman
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: CFI
Title of Project: "Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory for the Development of Microbial Conversion Technologies"
Amount: $49,575
Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $49,575

Principal Investigator: B. Angell
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council (CTMC)
Title of Project: "Predictors & Precursors of Chronic Health in First Nations"
Amount: $590,800

Principal Investigator: J. Grant
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Title of Project: "A Longitudinal Study of Housing for Mental Health Consumer-Survivors"
Amount: $20,080.63

Principal Investigator: K. Jirgens
Department: English
Funding Agency: Canada Council for the Arts
Title of Project: "Writer-in-Residence - D. French"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: R. Carriveau
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Union Gas Limited
Title of Project: "EnergyWise-University of Windsor: A Partnership in Research and Education"
Amount: $137,060

Principal Investigator: S. Johnson
Department: Chemistry
Funding Agency: American Chemical Society
Title of Project: "A Synthetic Investigation into the Scope and Mechanism of Ni (1) promoted C-H bond activation"
Amount: $90,000

Principal Investigator: A. Alpas
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: NSERC Sub Grant with UWO
Title of Project: "Low Load Wear of Aluminum Alloys"
Amount: $24,000

Principal Investigator: K. Calderwood
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Windsor Regional Hospital
Title of Project: "Billboard effectiveness in recruiting people to the Windsor Regional Problem Gambling Services"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: M. Medcalf
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Department of Justice Canada
Title of Project: "Responding to Hate Crimes"
Amount: $3,035

Principal Investigator: S. Cameron
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: Windsor Regional Cancer Centre
Title of Project: "An evaluation of quality of life and symptomatology in men receiving radiation treatments for Prostate Cancer"
Amount: $24,600

Principal Investigator: E. Tam
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: United States Council for Automotive Research (USCAR)
Title of Project: "Vehicle End-of-Life Parts Mass Study"
Amount: $55,671

Principal Investigator: B. Zhou
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: OCE Collaborative Research
Title of Project: "Development of Advanced Combustion Simulation Tecnologies"
Amount: $129,500

Principal Investigator: D. Green
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: OCE/Variform Inc.
Title of Project: "Correlation Between the Properties of Dual Phase Steels and Their Behaviour in Hydroforming Production Line"
Amount: $6,000 (USD)

Principal Investigator: B. Fryer
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration
Title of Project: "Perform Trace and Stable Isotopic Analyses"
Amount: $6,000 (USD)

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: US Geological Survey
Title of Project: "PCBs in Waterbird Plasma and Eggs"
Amount: $3,300

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Intertox
Title of Project: "Bioaccumulation Biossay of PCBs in Polychaete Worms at New York Superfund Site"
Amount: $27,800

Principal Investigator: M. Bae
Department: Communication Studies
Funding Agency: Ministry of Transporation
Title of Project: "Ministry of Transportation Instructional Video"
Amount: $6,500
 

AUGUST, 2007
 

Principal Investigator: A. Sobiesiak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: International Truck and Engine Corporation
Title of Project: "Fuel Injector Spray Research"
Amount: $48,600 (USD)

Principal Investigator: B. Mutus
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Windsor Regional Cancer Centre - Local Investigator's Research Fund
Title of Project: "Development of a nanoparticle based multi-functional high throughput assay for early cancer detection: Proof of principle for melanoma"
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: L. Porter
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Windsor Regional Cancer Centre
Title of Project: "Stress Effects on Breast Cell Growth and Morphogenesis: Implications in the Treatment of Breast Cancer Patients"
Amount: $19,830

Principal Investigator: C. Rangan
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: Windsor Regional Cancer Centre
Title of Project: "Angle optimization of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy via learning algorithms"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: T. Reddish
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: Canadian Light Source Inc.
Title of Project: "CLSI Operating for Toroidal Photoelectron Spectrometer"
Amount: $13,000

Principal Investigator: L. Corkum
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Great Lakes Basin Research Into Round Goby Management Tools including Use of Pheromones, Acoustics and Genetic Studies"
Amount: $27,000

Principal Investigator: A. Pascual-Leone
Department: Psychology Department
Funding Agency: Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
Title of Project: "Problem Gambling and Individual Differences in Emotional Processing"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: D. Ting
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: ASHRAE
Title of Project: "ASHRAE - Senior Undergrad Project Grant"
Amount: $7,089

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Development of Standardized Small Fish Monitoring Methodology"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: D. Stephan
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: NSERC - Special Research Opportunity (SRO)
Title of Project: "Metal-free small molecule activation: a breakthrough in catalysis"
Amount: $345,000

 

JULY, 2007

 
Principal Investigator: D. Mennill
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ministry of Research and Innovation - Early Researcher Award
Title of Project: "Acoustic location systems: an environmental technology for exploring the ecology and evolution of animal communication networks and the ecology of endangered species"
Amount: $100,000 with matching funds of $50,000
  

Principal Investigator: I. Xu
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funding Agency: Health Canada
Title of Project: "Inter-instrument variability, VOC Source apportionment and HYSPLIT modelling"
Amount: $21,560

Principal Investigator: B. Fryer
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: University of Western Ontario subgrant
Title of Project: "Chinook Salmon Stock Composition in Lake Huron: Using Otolith Microchemistry as a Natural Marker of Stream Origin"
Amount: $44,870 (over 2 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: A. Sodan
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: SHARCNET
Title of Project: "Scalable runtime prediction for adaptive resource allocation"
Amount: $13,000

Principal Investigator: G. Drake
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: SHARCNET
Title of Project: "High precision theory for helium and lithium"
Amount: $12,744

Principal Investigator: G. Drake
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: SHARCNET
Title of Project: "Basis set optimization for helium and lithium"
Amount: $7,000

Principal Investigator: S. Johnson
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: SHARCNET
Title of Project: "A computational study of the scope and mechanism of Ni complex C-H bond activation"
Amount: $26,000

Principal Investigator: E. Kim
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: SHARCNET
Title of Project: "Density-matrix renormalization group simulations of systems in condensed matter physics"
Amount: $1200

Principal Investigator: B. Zhou
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: International Truck and Engine Corporation
Title of Project: "Development of Advanced Combustion Simulation Technologies"
Amount: $129,500

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: City of Windsor
Title of Project: "Contaminants in Sewage Sludges"
Amount: $6600

 

JUNE, 2007
 

Principal Investigator: A. Swan
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund
Title of Project: "Confocal Microscope for Multichannel and Live Imaging"
Amount: $50,000
(Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $50,000)

Principal Investigator: K. Tepe
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund
Title of Project: "Channel Characterization of Emerging Wireless Communication Systems"
Amount: $50,000
(Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $50,000)

Principal Investigator: H. Zhang
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund
Title of Project: "Facility for Investigating Hearing Mechanisms"
Amount: $50,000
(Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $50,000) 

Principal Investigator: W. L. Yee
Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Funding Agency: NSERC UFA
Title of Project: "Classifying Unitary Representations"
Amount: $200,000 (over 5 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: M. Ahmadi
Department: E & CE
Funding Agency: NSERC SUB from University of Calgary/Gennum
Title of Project: "Integtrated Systems for High Performance Signal Processing"
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: M. Keith/J. Brophy
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
Title of Project: "Exploration of farming, health care, and automotive manufacturing exposures and practices in relation to possible breast cancer risk"
Amount: $156,200 (2 yrs.)
 

MAY, 2007
 

Principal Investigator: S. Ilcan
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: SSHRC - MCRI - for Preparation and Presentation of Formal Application
Title of Project: "Mobility, Knowledge, and Social Justice"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: Hugh MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: AUCC - Partnerships for Tomorrow Program II
Title of Project: "Addressing Global Change: Studies on Aquatic Sustainability"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: F. Cherian, Y. Daniel
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Education
Title of Project: "The 'Bits and Bytes' of Integrating Technology: Improving Literacy and Bridging Social Inequities"
Amount: $35,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Severn Sound Environmental Association
Title of Project: "Investigation of the benthic macroinvertebrates in Penetang Harbour, Severn Sound, Georgian Bay in relation to changes in treated sewage loadings"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: D. Watt
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Siemens VDO
Title of Project: "Auto21 Project - Laser Welding of Thermoplastics"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: L. Corkum
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Dept. of Fisheries & Oceans
Title of Project: "Identifying the Critical Habitat, Limiting Factors and Threats of Spotted Gar"
Amount: $18,000

Principal Investigator: M. Madugula
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Signature Tool Inc.
Title of Project: "Certification of Lifting Device"
Amount: $980

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "River Discharge as a Predictor of Lake Erie Yellow Perch Recruitment"
Amount: $21,000

SSHRC Standard Research Grants 2007

Odette Research, Teaching and Innovation Fund (RTIF) Awards 2007

 

APRIL, 2007
 

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Trophic Ecology"
Amount: $100,000/yr. for 5 yrs.

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: CFI
Title of Project: "The Chemical Tracer Laboratory"
Amount: $50,000
(Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $50,000)

Principal Investigator: R. Gras
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Probabilistic Heuristics and Bioinformatics"
Amount: $100,000/yr. for 5 yrs.

Principal Investigator: R. Gras
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: CFI
Title of Project: "The Bioinformatics Laboratory"
Amount: $25,707
(Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $25,707)

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Analysis of fish tissues for organochlorines"
Amount: $9,200

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: US Geological Survey
Title of Project: "PCBs and OCs in Osprey Eggs and Blood Plasma"
Amount: $10,200

Principal Investigator: K. Calderwood
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
Title of Project: "Billboard Effectiveness in Recruiting People to Windsor Regional Gambling Treatment Services"
Amount: $34,344

Principal Investigator: D. Haffner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: City of Windsor
Title of Project: "Detroit River Biomonitoring Program and the Southwood Lakes, Blue Heron Lake Stormwater Pond Assessment"
Amount: $46,850

Principal Investigator: D. Eansor
Department: Law
Funding Agency: Canadian Bar Association: Law for the Future Fund
Title of Project: "The Mental Health of Women in the Legal Profession: Incidence, Causes and Consequences"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: C. Novak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: NR Can
Title of Project: "Numerical Models for Psychoacoustic Analysis of Magnesium Dash Panels"
Amount: $23,320

Principal Investigator: T. Basok
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Title of Project: "Advocacy for migrant women: case studies of Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Mexico , and the Dominican Republic"
Amount: $10,200

Principal Investigator: I. Xu
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: York University
Title of Project: "Border Air Quality Study-Meteorology (BAQS-met)
Amount: $12,150

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: United Nations University
Title of Project: "Coastal Zone Management in the Arabian Gulf"
Amount: $38,000 USD

Principal Investigator: C. Weisner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Boojum Research Limited
Title of Project: "Biogeochemical Controls on Metals and Molecular Scale Processes Associated with Acid Mine Drainage Environments and Remediation Technology"
Amount: $20,000

NSERC Discovery Grants 2007

NSERC Research Tools & Instruments 2007

HSSRG Grants 2007

Women's Research Grants 2007

 

MARCH, 2007

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Contaminants in Seabird Tissues"
Amount: $9,200

Principal Investigator: G. Drake
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: American Physical Society
Title of Project: "Physical Review and Editorial Office"
Amount: $11,750 USD

Principal Investigator: B. Adam
Department: Sociology and Anthropology
Funding Agency: The Ontario HIV Treatment Network
Title of Project: "Career Scientist Award - Risk, Culture and Sexuality"
Amount: $144,000 (2 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: R. Maev, E. Maeva, W. Altenhof, K. Taylor
Department: Physics, MAME, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: MRI
Title of Project: "Ontario Bio-Car Initiative"
Amount: $750,000 (4 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: R. Seth
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Title of Project: "A Study to evaluate the potential for toxic by-products formation during ozone treatment of pharmaceutical and personal care products and endocrine disrupting compounds in drinking water sources"
Amount: $98,750

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Nemak
Title of Project: "Thermal Characteristic Assessment of Two (2) AI Based Test samples conducted for Nemak"
Amount: $1,300

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Great Lakes Commission; Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Research Consortium - Research
Title of Project: "GLCWC Project completion recommendations for fish and invertebrates"
Amount: $4,200 USD

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Contaminant bioaccumulation in Lake Erie"
Amount: $5,000

Principal Investigator: D. Antonelli
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: DaimlerChrysler
Title of Project: "Physiosorbed Hydrogen Storage Materials Research"
Amount: $100,000 (2 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: C. Tindale
Department: Philosophy
Funding Agency: SSHRC - Aid to Occasional Research Conferences and International Congresses in Canada
Title of Project: "Dissensus and the Search for Common Ground"
Amount: $16,453

Principal Investigator: J. Frank
Department: English
Funding Agency: IDRET
Title of Project: "Interactions-International: Women, Art, Criticism"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: D. Andrews
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $18,000

Principal Investigator: P. Weir
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $10,250

Principal Investigator: W. Altenhof
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: Z. Kobti
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $8,000

Principal Investigator: A. Snowdon
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $45,000

Principal Investigator: D. Ghanam
Department: Business
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $14,750

Principal Investigator: S. Ross
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $13,000

Principal Investigator: D. Watt
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $12,000

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $20,833

Principal Investigator: D. Green
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $17,500

Principal Investigator: G. Reader
Department: Engineering
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $6,000

Principal Investigator: A. Sobiesiak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $6,100

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $8,000

Principal Investigator: B. Boufama
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $17,500

Principal Investigator: F. Ghrib
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: R. Gaspar
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $12,200

Principal Investigator: P. Kwan
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $18,925

Principal Investigator: C. Novak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $13,225
 

FEBRUARY, 2007
 

Principal Investigator: M. Cristescu
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: CAISN
Title of Project: "Hierarchical Genetic Structure of Invasive Tunicates"
Amount: $105,000 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: International Truck & Engine Co.
Title of Project: "HCCI Enabling Research Support for DOE HCCI Program"
Amount: $40,500 USD

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ministry of Environment, Skeena Region
Title of Project: "Preliminary Genotyping of Rainbow Trout from Babine Lake Territories"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: R. Barron
Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Funding Agency: OCE/Valiant Machine & Tool Inc.
Title of Project: "Computational Study of the Effectiveness of a Pulsed-jet Cleaning System"
Amount: $27,000

Principal Investigator: M.L. Drake
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: Health Canada
Title of Project: "Building Blocks for Better Babies"
Amount: $174,150

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: International Polar Year (PY) Program
Title of Project: "Feeding ecology of the Greenland shark under different ice conditions"
Amount: $278,950 (2 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: The Swedish Research Council for the Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning, National Fund for Environmental Research
Title of Project: "Greenland Shark as a sentinel species for assessment of persistent anthropogenic and biogenic chemicals in the marine Arctic environment"
Amount: $3,000

Principal Investigator: R. Cheran
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: IDRC/International Centre for Ethnic Studies
Title of Project: "Diasporas, Transnationalism and Global engagement: Tamil and Sinhala Transnational Communities and Networks in Canada and their Nexus in Sri Lanka"
Amount: $60,200

Principal Investigator: S. McDaniel
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: University of Montreal subgrant - HRSDC
Title of Project: "Lifecourse as a policy lens: Synthesis Paper"
Amount: $18,722

Principal Investigator: R. Carriveau
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Union Gas
Title of Project: "Energywise for Industry"
Amount: $62,496

Principal Investigator: Y. Aydede
Department: Economics
Funding Agency: IDRET
Title of Project: "Generational Accounting: Redefining the Government Deficit Based on Intergenerational Transfers for the Most Generous Country in Terms of Social Security, Turkey"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: T. Bolisetti
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: IDRET
Title of Project: "Integrated Water Resource Management in Tribal Areas, near Mysore, India"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: K. Li
Department: Business
Funding Agency: IDRET
Title of Project: "Exploring Multi-Client Outsourcing from a Scope Economics Perspective (China)"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: Z. Ma
Department: Business
Funding Agency: IDRET
Title of Project: "Exploring the Key Success Factors for Canadian Companies Doing Business in China"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: H. MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: IDRET
Title of Project: "Tracking Globally Invasive Species Using Molecular Markers (Russia)"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: Z. Zhang
Department: Education
Funding Agency: IDRET
Title of Project: "Adopted Curriculum: How Can We Make It Better and More Widely Used (China)?"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: Dean of Science
Department: Faculty of Science
Funding Agency: Ministry of Research & Innovation
Title of Project: "Science Workshps & Cafe Project"
Amount: $149,865

Principal Investigator: Dean of Engineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering
Funding Agency: Ministry of Research & Innovation
Title of Project: "Connecting Youth with Engineering Research"
Amount: $149,958
 

JANUARY, 2007

Principal Investigator: S. Ilcan
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Social Justice and Globalization Studies" (Renewal)
Amount: $500,000 (5 yrs.)
 

Principal Investigator: S. Pandey
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Biolyse Pharmacopoeia International Corporation
Title of Project: "Testing of Novel Anticancer Molecules"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: A. Thadani
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Kanata Chemical Technologies Inc.
Title of Project: "Synthesis of Value-Added Amines from Amonia"
Amount: $100,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: I. Xu
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Modelling Nitrogen Dioxide Dispersion Away from Major Windsor Roadways"
Amount: $9,499

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Clemson University
Title of Project: "Herring Gull Biosentinel Monitoring of Great Lakes Areas for Trends and Effects of Bioaccumulative Chemicals of Concern"
Amount: $42,000 US (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: P. Graniero
Department: Earth Sciences
Funding Agency: GEOIDE Network
Title of Project: "Integrated Sensor Web Infrastructure for Watershed Monitoring"
Amount: $64,000

Principal Investigator: P. Graniero
Department: Earth Sciences
Funding Agency: GEOIDE Network
Title of Project: "Integrated Sensor Web Infrastructure for Watershed Monitoring"
Amount: $40,000

Principal Investigator: J. Dunlop
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General/Ontario Victim Services Secretariat
Title of Project: "Responding to Hate Crimes: A community-university partnership to assist victims of hate crimes in Windsor-Essex"
Amount: $135,238.85 (15 mos)

Principal Investigator: S. Curtis
Department: Music
Funding Agency: Ronald McDonald House Charities
Title of Project: "Music Therapy for Kids"
Amount: $20,500

Principal Investigator: A. Sobiesiak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: ITEC
Title of Project: "Fuel Injector Spray Research & Testing"
Amount: $40,500 US

Principal Investigator: M. Ahmadi
Department: ECE
Funding Agency: OCE/Pharmaphil Inc.
Title of Project: "A Computer Vision-based Quality Process Controller for Pharmaceutical Products"
Amount: $121,769 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: R. Boucher
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: SSHRC Sport Participation Research Initiative
Title of Project: "The culture of national sport organizations and participation in sport"
Amount: $100,000 (3 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: S. VanLaerhoven
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: NRC
Title of Project: "Full Insect Succession on Carrion in SE Ontario"
Amount: $24,279.30

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: United Nations University
Title of Project: "Connectivity in Bicolor damselfish, stegastes partitus"
Amount: $50,000 US