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2008 Funding Results Archive

DECEMBER, 2008

Principal Investigator: S. Das
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funding Agency: CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund
Title of Project: "Investigation of behaviour of wrinkled pipes and ship hulls under static and cyclic loads"
Amount: $49,648
To be matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $49,648

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Trophic Status, health and ecology and lake trout in Lake Ontario"
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Nissan Motor Co.
Title of Project: "UMSA Measurements for Eight Test Samples under a Cooling Rate of 0.16 to 5.4 C"
Amount: $10,500

Principal Investigator: I. Samson
Department: Earth & Environmental Sciences
Funding Agency: Avalon Ventures Ltd.
Title of Project: "Fieldwork on the Thor Lake Deposit"
Amount: $4,250

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences/GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Contribution Agreement for Science and Conservation Activities in the Great Lakes Basin"
Amount: $18,000

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Island Sea Farm Inc.
Title of Project: "Mussel Genotyping"
Amount: $4,300

Principal Investigator: D. Andrews
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: MITACS
Title of Project: "Accelerate Ontario: Ontario Graduate Research Internship Program-T. Harrison"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: K. Jirgens
Department: English
Funding Agency: Ontario Arts Council
Title of Project: "Windsor Review 2008-2009 Volume 42, 1-2"
Amount: $4,400

Principal Investigator: W. Conklin
Department: Law
Funding Agency: SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals
Title of Project: "Windsor Yearbook Access to Justice"
Amount: $49,940 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: C. Tindale/R. Johnson
Department: Philosophy
Funding Agency: SSHRC Aid to Scholarly Journals
Title of Project: "The Journal - Informal Logic Reasoning and Argumentation in Theory & Practice"
Amount: $61,300 (3 yrs)

 
NOVEMBER, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: S. Doucet
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund
Title of Project: "Advanced infrastructure for research on visual communication in temperate and tropical animals"
Amount: $49,998
Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $49,998
 

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: $20,000

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Navistar Canada
Title of Project: "Research for Low Temperature and High Dilution Combustion with Feedback Control"
Amount: $250,000

Principal Investigator: B. Mutus
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Astra Zeneca
Title of Project: "Exploring the Role of AZD6140 in Modulating P2Y12-Cholesterol Raft Interactions (the "Study")
Amount: $86,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: International Joint Commission
Title of Project: "Assessing Potential Environmental Impacts of Changing Water Levels in the Upper Great Lakes"
Amount: $25,000

Principal Investigator: B. Angell
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Windsor Regional Hospital
Title of Project: "Child & Youth Mental Health Certification Program"
Amount: $29,392

Principal Investigator: D. Walton
Department: Philosophy
Funding Agency: SSHRC
Title of Project: "The Argumentation in Artificial Intelligence and Law"
Amount: $91,221

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Foundry Educational Foundation
Title of Project: "2008-2009 Discretionary Funding"
Amount: $2,180

Principal Investigator: N. Dlamini
Department: Education
Funding Agency: SSHRC International Opportunities Fund
Title of Project: "Beyond vulnerability: examining the education experiences of vulnerable children in Tanzania"
Amount: $66,000

Principal Investigator: E. Tam
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: AUTO 21
Title of Project: "Series 300"
Amount: $47,500

Principal Investigator: B. Minaker
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO 21
Title of Project: "Series 300"
Amount: $17,000

OCTOBER, 2008

Principal Investigator: L. Porter
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Cancer Research Society
Title of Project: "Role of Spy1A in Cellular Senescence"
Amount: $119,650 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: V. Paraschak
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: MITACS
Title of Project: "'Students of Promise' Evaluating Student Success and Resiliency for High School"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: B. Angell
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Essex County District School Board
Title of Project: "Funding for School Climate Surveys"
Amount: $25,000

Principal Investigator: W. Bogart
Department: Law
Funding Agency: Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
Title of Project: "What are the Odds?: Regulating Excessive Consumption and Problem Gambling"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: United States Geological Survey
Title of Project: "Contaminants in eggs of osprey and plasma (Henney)"
Amount: $28,645 (USD)

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Simon Fraser University
Title of Project: "Contaminants in Otter Scat from British Columbia (Elliotte)"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: R. Aroca
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: General Motors
Title of Project: "Analysis of Advanced Battery Materials"
Amount: $24,000

Principal Investigator: P. Graniero
Department: Earth & Environmental Sciences
Funding Agency: OCE/GEOIDE
Title of Project: "Collaborative R&D for Distributed Sensors: Challenges, Priorities, and Opportunities"
Amount: $13,500/$25,000

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Island Sea Farms Inc.
Title of Project: "Mussel Genotyping"
Amount: $7,525

Principal Investigator: R.Carriveau
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funding Agency: Union Gas
Title of Project: "Union Gas - Uwind Energywise Partnership in Research and Education"
Amount: $149,800

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: T. Najem
Department: Political Science
Funding Agency: DFAIT - Global Peace and Security Program
Title of Project: "Jerusalem Old City Initiative Phase II"
Amount: $484,384

Principal Investigator: K. Jirgens
Department: English
Funding Agency: Canadian Council for the Arts
Title of Project: "Writer-in-Residence: Marlene Nourbese Philip"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: B. Adam
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Ontario HIV Treatment Network
Title of Project: "Risk Culture & Sexuality" (Renewal)
Amount: $54,000

Principal Investigator: F. Cherian
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Council of Ontario Directors of Education
Title of Project: "Portraitures of Technology Integration: Capacity Building for Digital Literacy, Student Achievement and School Community Success"
Amount: $52,500

Principal Investigator: I. Samson
Department: Earth & Environmental Sciences
Funding Agency: NSERC Subgrant
Title of Project: "The origin of Y-HREE Mineralization at Thor Lake, Northwest Territories"
Amount: $15,680

Principal Investigator: B. Kuo
Department: Psychology
Funding Agency: Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
Title of Project: "Psychosocial antecedents of treatment seeking by in-treatment problem gamblers: a conceptual approach"
Amount: $42,000

SEPTEMBER, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: S. Loeb
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Supramolecular Chemistry & Functional Materials" (Renewal)
Amount: $1,400,000 (7 yrs.)
 

Principal Investigator: R. Riahi
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: OCE / Novelis Global Technology
Title of Project: "Interact Proposal--Laboratory Simulation of Disturbed Layer Generation on Rolled Aluminum"
Amount: $13,500 / $19,400

Principal Investigator: C. Novak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: OCE / Magna Decoma International / AUTO21 Feasibiity Matching Fund
Title of Project: "Development of Automotive Glass Exciter for Subwoofer Applications"
Amount: $13,500 / $39,200 / $10,000

Principal Investigator: C. Fleisher
Department: Business
Funding Agency: Windsor Essex Development Commission
Title of Project: "Strategic Planning - Research Foundations"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: A. Swan
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Cancer Research Society
Title of Project: "Identification of Cks-SCFSkp02 Substrates in Drosophila
Amount: $114,800

Principal Investigator: W. Altenhof
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21 Subgrant
Title of Project: "Enhanced Child Safety in Vehicle Crash: Collaborative research funding provided by Dr. Andrew Howard"
Amount: $6,000

Principal Investigator: A. Allen
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Council of Ontario Directors of Education
Title of Project: "Urban Education Partnership"
Amount: $105,370

Principal Investigator: M. Koschinsky
Department: Dean of Science
Funding Agency: MRI - TSTOP
Title of Project: "Conservation genetics and captive breeding for an endangered Canadian freshwater fish, the Redside dace"
Amount: $10,000

AUGUST, 2008

 

Principal Investigator: W. de Lint
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: SSHRC Aid to Research Workshops and Conferences in Canada
Title of Project: "Security and Exclusion"
Amount: $21,560

Principal Investigator: C. Hundleby
Department: Philosophy
Funding Agency: SSHRC Aid to Research Workshops and Conferences in Canada
Title of Project: "Reason, Activism & Change: Philosophical Considerations"
Amount: $18,000
 

Principal Investigator: D. Martinovic
Department: Education
Funding Agency: SSHRC International Opportunities Fund
Title of Project: "Management of electronic information on the internet: comparison between Canada and UK"
Amount: $25,000

Principal Investigator: N. Kar
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Funding Agency: Essex Powerlines Corporation
Title of Project: "Development of Wireless Faulty Detection System for Electrical Power Distribution Lines"
Amount: $35,280 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
Title of Project: "Developing a framework to evaluate effectiveness of land management projects: Nonpoint nutrient loadings and nearshore ecosystem behaviour in Lake Erie"
Amount: $65,625 (3 ys)

Principal Investigator: I. Xu/A. Grgicak-Manion/P. Graniero
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering/Earth and Environmental Sciences
Funding Agency: Wayne State University - NAPHI Collaboration
Title of Project: "Linking Geospatial Information with Public Health Outcomes: Modelling Asthma Morbidity Across an International Border"
Amount: $102,750 USD (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: International Truck and Engine Corporation (ITEC)
Title of Project: "HCCI Enabling Research Support for DOE HCCI Program, Phase 4"
Amount: $42,525

Principal Investigator: A. Jaekel
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: Cooperative Education and Internship Association
Title of Project: "Development of Learning Outcomes Assessment Methods for Co-Operative Education Programs"
Amount: $3,000 USD

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: BC Habitat Conservation Trust Fund
Title of Project: "Genetic Assessment of Babine Lake Rainbow Trout for Diversity Conservation"
Amount: $25,000

Principal Investigator: P. Vacratsis
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: CIHR
Title of Project: "Molecular Mechanisms regulating myotubularin-related lipid phophatases mutated in neuromuscular diseases"
Amount: $211,238 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: S. Gabriele
Department: Communication Studies
Funding Agency: SSHRC Sub Grant
Title of Project: "Animating Modernity: the development of the weekend newspaper in North America, 1889-1990"
Amount: $20,350 (3 yrs) 

SSHRC Standard Research Grants 2008

HSSRG Grants 2008

Women's Research Grants 2008
 

JULY, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: D. Haffner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Great Lakes Environmental Health" (Renewal)
Amount: $1,400,000 (7 yrs.)

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

Principal Investigator: D. Stanley
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Ontario Association of Deans of Education
Title of Project: "General Research on Mathematics Education and Complexity Theory"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: NEMAK
Title of Project: "UMSA Testing"
Amount: $2,500

Principal Investigator: R. Kent
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: Leamington District Hospital
Title of Project: "Patient Falls Monitoring with USMS"
Amount: $500

Principal Investigator: I. Xu
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: York University
Title of Project: "Border Air Quality Study - meteorology"
Amount: $15,873

Principal Investigator: M. Koschinsky
Department: Science
Funding Agency: Heart & Stroke Foundation
Title of Project: "Career Investigator Award - Mechanisms of atheorothrombosis: analysis of lipoprotein ad fibrinolytic risk factors"
Amount: $87,950/yr.

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: $16,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: NSERC CRD
Title of Project: "CFRAW - Carbon Dynamics, Food web structure & reclamation strategies in Athabasca oil sands wetlands"
Amount: $924,276 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: M. Koschinsky
Department: Science
Funding Agency: Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario
Title of Project: "Modulation of TAFI pathway in health and disease: mechanistic analysis of the regulation of TAFI gene expression in hepatic and extrahepatic cells"
Amount: $475,156 (4 ys)

Principal Investigator: S. Das
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Canada Masonry Design Centre
Title of Project: "Effect of loading direction on the compressive strength of masonry construction"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: B. Adam
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Ontario HIV Treatment Network
Title of Project: "Impacts of Criminal Prosecutions of HIV Exposure and Transmission on People Living with HIV"
Amount: $97,450 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: S. Cameron
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: McMaster Subgrant
Title of Project: "Factors Affecting Nurse Retention in a Cross-border Community"
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: D. Haffner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: ISTP
Title of Project: "International Science and Technology Partnership Canada Inc., Workshop with Southwest University, Chongqing, China"
Amount: $15,097

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Mississippi State University
Title of Project: "Analysis of Estuary Samples of Mercury and Chemical Tracers"
Amount: $10,000

 JUNE, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: D. Northwood
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Chrysler Corporation
Title of Project: "Jominy Test of PS-18 and SAE 8620 Materials"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: K. Poling
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Hewlett-Packard
Title of Project: "A Tripartite Approach to Interactive Tablet PC Based Instruction"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: G. Zhang
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: MITACS
Title of Project: "Warehouse & Distribution Network Optimization"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: B. Adam
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Ontario HIV Treatment Network
Title of Project: "Proyecto Mano en Mano, HIV Prevention
Amount: $31,529

Principal Investigator: J. Brophy
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Royal Canadian Geographical Society
Title of Project: "Breast Cancer - Occupational Histories"
Amount: $2,500

Principal Investigator: D. Mennill
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Auburn University
Title of Project: "Assessment of Habitats in Areas Historically used by Ivory-Billed Woodpeckers in Southern and Western Alabama and the Florida Panhandle"
Amount: $15,000 USD

Principal Investigator: C. Novak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "AUTO21 Feasibility Fund"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: C. Novak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Magna-Decoma International
Title of Project: "AUTO21 Feasibility Study"
Amount: $19,700

Principal Investigator: A. Scoboria
Department: Psychology
Funding Agency: Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
Title of Project: "Memories for future winnings: Documenting rigid beliefs about gambling outcomes in problem gamblers"
Amount: $41,917

Principal Investigator: M. Schlessinger
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: Ontario Centre for Excellence
Title of Project: "Application of Mg and Mg Alloys in the Automotive Arena"
Amount: $119,925 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: M. Schlessinger
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: General Motors
Title of Project: "Application of Mg and Mg Alloys in the Automotive Arena"
Amount: $114,600 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: W. Abdul-Kader
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: Ontario Centre for Excellence
Title of Project: "Implementation of Packaging Line for Tablets and Capsules"
Amount: $13,500

Principal Investigator: W. Abdul-Kader
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: Suntrition Inc.
Title of Project: "Implementation of Packaging Line for Tablets and Capsules"
Amount: $2,800

Principal Investigator: M. Weis
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Northern Scientific Training Program
Title of Project: "Department of Indian Affairs & Northern Development"
Amount: $4,700
 

MAY, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: R. Maev
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: Ministry of Research & Innovation
Title of Project: "Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research"
Amount: $5,000,000
  

Principal Investigator: L. Doan
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Education
Title of Project: "Beginning Time Teachings Aboriginal Cultural Training and Education Program
Amount: $72,000

Principal Investigator: M. Tawfik/F. Schlosser
Department: Law/Business
Funding Agency: SSHRC Public Outreach Grants - Management, Business and Finance
Title of Project: "Fostering Creative Entrepreneurship Through Unique Mentoring Programs"
Amount: $77,500

Principal Investigator: S. Pandey
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Title of Project: "Building a Collaborative Research Effort to Develop a non-toxic Chemotherapeutic for the Treatment of Breast Cancer"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: M.L. Drake
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: City of Windsor
Title of Project: "Building Blocks for Better Babies"
Amount: $48,700

Principal Investigator: Z. Pasek
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Series 300"
Amount: $33,500

Principal Investigator: D. Green
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project:
Amount: $21,250

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

Principal Investigator: B. Zhou
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: NSERC CRD
Title of Project: "Innovative Design and Manufacture of MEA and Bipolar Plate"
Amount: $177,000

Principal Investigator: L. Corkum
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Title of Project: "Identifying the Critical Habitat Limiting Factors and Threats of Spotted Gar"
Amount: $16,000

Principal Investigator: T. Bolisetti
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Essex Region Conservation Authority
Title of Project: "Tier 1 Water Budget Analysis for Essex Region Source Protection Area"
Amount: $83,500

Principal Investigator: C. Kwantes
Department: Psychology
Funding Agency: Enwin Utilities
Title of Project: "A Review of Safety Information"
Amount: $35,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: United Nations University
Title of Project: "Coastal Monitoring around the Palm Island Projects, Dubai, UAE"
Amount: $33,250

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Norweigian Institute for Nature Research
Title of Project: "POPs in Seabird Top Predator, the Great Skua Catharacts Skua"
Amount: $600,000 NOK

Principal Investigator: R. Muscedere
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: OCE Interact
Title of Project: "Developing Circuits to Characterize Vacuum Tubes for Use in High End Audio Applications"
Amount: $16,300

Principal Investigator: P. Weir
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: University of Waterloo/CRE-MSD WSIB
Title of Project: "The Feasibility of using a Video-Based Approach to Quantify Cumulative Low Back Loads of Nurses in an Acute Care Hospital"
Amount: $8,340

Principal Investigator: A. Edrisy
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: General Motors
Title of Project: "Microstructural Investigations of Worn Aluminum Engine Bores"
Amount: $22,428

Principal Investigator: L. Corkum
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "American Eel in Ontario and St. Lawrence River
Amount: $46,000

NSERC Discovery Grants 2008

NSERC Research Tools & Instruments 2008

 

APRIL, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: J. Urbanic
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: NSERC UFA
Title of Project: "Comprehensive design recovery for mechanical components"
Amount: $200,000 (5 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: T. Carmichael
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: NSERC UFA - renewal
Title of Project: "NSERC UFA Renewal"
Amount: $80,000 (2 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: N. Biswas
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Walkerton Clean Water Centre
Title of Project: "Evaluation of the Removal of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) and Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) and the Potential of By-Products Formation during Ozone and UV Application in Drinking Water Treatment"
Amount: $75,000 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Lake Erie LAMP Binational Nutrient Strategy Development Project"
Amount: $20,020

Principal Investigator: M. Drake
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: Health Canada
Title of Project: "BBBB - Health Canada Pre-Natal Nutrition"
Amount: $174,150

Principal Investigator: I. Al-Aasam
Department: Earth & Environmental Sciences
Funding Agency: StatoilHydro ASA
Title of Project: "Diagenesis of the Sarvak, Iran"
Amount: $50,000

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Nissan Motor Co.
Title of Project: "UMSA Measurements for Twelve Test Samples under a Cooling Rate of 0.5 to approv. 5C/s"
Amount: $10,500

Principal Investigator: S. Bailey
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Transport Canada
Title of Project: "CAISN"
Amount: $60,000

Principal Investigator: P. Vacratsis
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: CIHR
Title of Project: "Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Myotubularin-related Lipid Phosphatases Mutated in Neuromuscular Diseases"
Amount: $67,209

Principal Investigator: D. Higgs
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Linnean Society of London
Title of Project: "Evolution of Hearing in the Sciaenidae"
Amount: $2,720

Principal Investigator: S. Das
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funding Agency: Canada Department of National Defence
Title of Project: "Exact Mapping of Residual Stress in Ship Hull Structures"
Amount: $53,517

Principal Investigator: G. Rankin
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres of Excellence/Leggett & Platt Automotive
Title of Project: "Study of the Use of Synthetic Jet Ejectors for Cooling Automotive Car Seats"
Amount: $26,000/$15,857

Principal Investigator: A. Alpas
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Advanced tribology for automotive products and manufacturing processes"
Amount: $36,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Flexible Operation of HCCI Combustion Using Intelligent Control"
Amount: $23,500

Principal Investigator: B. Zhou
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Series 300"
Amount: $27,000

Principal Investigator: C. Chen
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Distributed Intelligent Sensing and Control (DISC) for Automotive Factory Automation"
Amount: $19,000

Principal Investigator: X. Chen
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Flexible Operation of HCCI Combustion Using Intelligent Control"
Amount: $23,000

Principal Investigator: A. Sobiesiak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Flexible Operation of HCCI Combustion Using Intelligent Control"
Amount: $23,500

Principal Investigator: C. Novak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "NVH Design of a Magnesium Alloys-based Front Dash
Amount: $16,500

Principal Investigator: J. Wu
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Distributed Sensing and Control Factory Automation"
Amount: $68,000
 

MARCH, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Clean Diesel Engine Technologies" (Renewal)
Amount: $500,000 (5 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: International Joint Commission
Title of Project: "Land-loading Nearshore effects Workshop"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: C. Rangan
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: Mitacs Inc. Internship Program
Title of Project: "Angle Optimization of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy via Learning Algorithms"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: D. Haffner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: City of Windsor
Title of Project: "2008 Detroit River Biomonitoring Program and the Southwood Lakes, Blue Heron Lake and Greater Windsor Recreation & Sports Complex Stormwater Pond Monitoring and Assessment"
Amount: $50,370

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: International Truck and Engine Corporation (ITEC)
Title of Project: "HCCI Enabling Research Support for DOE HCCI Program (Phase 3)"
Amount: $40,500 USD

Principal Investigator: S. Pandey
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Shastri Institute
Title of Project: "Building a collaborative research effort to develop a non-toxic chemotherapeutic agent for the treatment of breast cancer"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: S. Das
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Canada Department of National Defence
Title of Project: "Exact mapping of Residual Stress in Ship Hull Structures"
Amount: $54,577

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Food Web Response to Ecological Change in Lake Ontario"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: S. VanLaerhoven
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: NSERC STPCSI
Title of Project: "Integrated system for conversion of organic wastes using black soldier fly larvae"
Amount: $199,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "PCBs in Lake Erie Brown Bullheads"
Amount: $23,000

Principal Investigator: D. Northwood
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: DaimlerChrysler
Title of Project: "Ferritic Nitrocarburizing Process Development for Minimization of Distortion"
Amount: $45,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Inter-Tribal Fisheries and Assessment Program
Title of Project: "Contaminants in Whitefish and Lake Trout"
Amount: $9,840

Principal Investigator: N. Ursel
Department: Business
Funding Agency: Certified Management Accountants
Title of Project: "Optimal Strategy to Combat Underinvestment due to Project Risk"
Amount: $5,000

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 scenarios (part 1)"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: United States Geological Survey
Title of Project: "Fish Analysis to Support Osprey Studies"
Amount: $4,620

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Chemical Analysis in Birds of Prey"
Amount: $14,400

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Chemical Analysis in migrating raptors of British Columbia"
Amount: $12,800

Principal Investigator: B. Adam
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Ontario HIV Treatment Network
Title of Project: "Development of an HIV prevention and sexual health intervention for positive men"
Amount: $88,092

FEBRUARY, 2008
 

Principal Investigator: A. Edrisy
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres of Excellence
Title of Project: "Surface Treatment of Titanium Alloys by Ion Nitriding for Simultaneous Improvement of Wear and Tear Fatigue Resistance"
Amount: $18,500

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Food Web Response to Ecological Change in Lake Ontario"
Amount: $9,075

Principal Investigator: P. Graniero
Department: Earth & Environmental Sciences
Funding Agency: Subgrant from Waterloo - Funder: Ontario Centres of Excellence/Solinst Canada
Title of Project: "A Rule-based triggering system for adaptive watershed monitoring"
Amount: $20,250/$5,000 (yr. 1)

Principal Investigator: D. Green
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: NSERC CRD
Title of Project: "Correlation between the properties of dual phase steels and their behaviour in hydroforming production line"
Amount: $29,334 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: D. Kane
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: Ministry of Health and Long Term Care
Title of Project: "Evaluation of a Workplace Violence Prevention Program"
Amount: $100,000

Principal Investigator: H. MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "CAISN-Outreach Programs"
Amount: $45,000

Principal Investigator: J. Gauld
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: SHARCNET - Fellowship
Title of Project: "Computational Investigations on the Mechanism of a Glycosidase Enzyme"
Amount: $20,245

Principal Investigator: G. B. Angell
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Ontario Education Services Corporation
Title of Project: "A Common Strategy to Reduce Violence in Schools"
Amount: $50,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Spatial analysis of Lake Erie Walleye and Yellow Perch abundance and distribution using index survey and commercial harvest information"
Amount: $20,000

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

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Cause Effect Linkages of Sediment Contamination and Delisting in the Detroit River"
Amount: $100,000 (3yrs)

Principal Investigator: S. Bailey
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: CAISN
Title of Project: "Hydrodynamics of ballast water release in relation to aquatic invasive species"
Amount: $36,000

Principal Investigator: D. Higgs
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: CAISN
Title of Project: "Mechanisms of range expansion in the round goby"
Amount: $17,100

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Title of Project: "Windsor-Essex Environmental Metadata System (WEEMS)-Phase 4"
Amount: $75,000 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: E. Maticka-Tyndale
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: International Development Research Centre (IRDC), Teasdale-
Corti Team Grant

Title of Project: "HIV prevention for rural youth: mobilizing Nigerian schools and communities"
Amount: $1,587,000 (4 yrs)

Principal Investigator: G.B. Angell
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Canadian Mental Health Association
Title of Project: "CMHA Workshop Evaluation and Design"
Amount: $16,000

 

JANUARY, 2008

Principal Investigator: B. Mutus
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Ontario Association of Medical Laboratories (subgrant from UWO)
Title of Project: "Development of nanoplasmonic-gold wave-guide based high throughput assay for plasma enzymes of clinical importance"
Amount: $15,750

Principal Investigator: A. Scoboria
Department: Psychology
Funding Agency: Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre
Title of Project: "Memories for future: documenting rigid beliefs about gambling outcomes in problem gamblers"
Amount: $41,917

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

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Determination of Stable Isotopes of N and C in Biological Samples Collected From The Great Lakes"
Amount: $4,000

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Foundary Educational Foundation
Title of Project: FEF Funding for 2007/2008
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: B. Zielinski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Title of Project: "An 'in-vitro' strategy for understanding the neural mechanism underlying pheromone-activated movements in the sea lamprey"
Amount: $320,985 (3 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Title of Project: "Support for the 5th Biennial Conference of the Lake Erie Millennium Network"
Amount: $5,000

Principal Investigator: I. Xu
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Dispersion Modelling and results interpretation related to ship plumes"
Amount: $8,800