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2009 Funding Results Archive

DECEMBER, 2009

 

Principal Investigator: J. Gagnon
Department: Earth & Environmental Sciences
Funding Agency: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Title of Project: "Environmental and geologic sample preparation and infrared microscopy facility"
Amount: $135,528
To be matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $135,528

Principal Investigator: M. Koschinsky & M. Boffa
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Title of Project: "Infrastructure to generate innovative insights into novel risk factors for atherothrombotic diseases"
Amount: $187,262
To be matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $187,262

Principal Investigator: B. Lee, N. Papador, S. Torinus
Department: Visual Arts
Funding Agency: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Title of Project: "Noiseborder multimedia performance laboratory"
Amount: $94,014
To be matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $94,014


Principal Investigator
: T. Pitcher
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Title of Project: "Experimental research hatchery system for studying the evolutionary ecology and conservation of genetic quality in fishes"
Amount: $149,093
To be matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $149,093

 

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Norwegian Institute for Water Research
Title of Project: "Analysis of stable isotopes and contaminants in birds from Svalbard and Northern Norway"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: S. Bailey
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Transport Canada
Title of Project: "Ballast Water Data Update"
Amount: $50,000

Principal Investigator: X. Chen
Department: ECE
Funding Agency: MITACS
Title of Project: "Multicamera image calibration and processing"
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: R. Carriveau
Department: CEE
Funding Agency: Union Gas
Title of Project: "UWin-Union Gas EnerSmart Research Partnership 2009-2010"
Amount: $100,000

Principal Investigator: J. Urbanic
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: OCE
Title of Project: "Connections Program - undergraduate projects"
Amount: $28,450

Principal Investigator: H. Eichhorn
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Saint-Gobain Crystals
Title of Project: "Degradation of PDMS windows"
Amount: $3,400 USD

Principal Investigator: A. Snowdon
Department: Business
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Innovations for children's safety in vehicles"
Amount: $15,000

  
NOVEMBER, 2009

Principal Investigator: H. MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Title of Project: "Evaluating risk of ship-mediated aquatic invasions to the Canadian Arctic, and evaluation efficacy of NaC1 brine as a ballast water treatment option under shipboard operational conditions"
Amount: $23,800

Principal Investigator: H. MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: NSERC Strategic Network Development Grant
Title of Project: "Development Grant for Strategic Network"
Amount: $25,000

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Norweigian Polar Institute
Title of Project: "Analysis of chemical tracers and contaminants in Greenland Shark collected about Svalbard"
Amount: $19,712

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "PAHs in seabird eggs"
Amount: $2,625

Principal Investigator: B. Mutus
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: University of Pittsburgh
Title of Project: "Protein disulfide isomerase assay"
Amount: $5,000

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Emerald Shiner Invasion Genetics"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: E. Maticka-Tyndale
Department: Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology
Funding Agency: Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation - Seeds4Hope
Title of Project: "Gynecological Cancer: Women's Experience of HDR Brachytherapy Treatment and Post Treatment Sexuality and Quality of Life"
Amount: $60,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: L. Porter
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation - Seeds4Hope
Title of Project: "Role of Stress Factor Signaling in Breast Cancer Initiation and Progression"
Amount: $70,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: D. Cavallo-Medved
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation - Seeds4Hope
Title of Project: "Three dimensional live-cell imaging to profile proteolytic pathways associated with lymphatic invasion in inflammatory breast cancer"
Amount: $70,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: L. Magill
Department: Music
Funding Agency: Windsor & Essex County Cancer Centre Foundation - Seeds4Hope
Title of Project: "Odes and Odysseys: The Impact of Song Writing and Recording in Music Therapy with Cancer Patients and Their Families"
Amount: $50,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: G. Lan
Department: Business
Funding Agency: Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
Title of Project: "Inter-Intra company pricing of goods and services in the context of the requirements of government taxing authorities"
Amount: $2,000

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Title of Project: "Collection of biological information and samples from seals harvested in Cumberland"
Amount: $9,000

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Stable isotopes and fatty acids in biological samples from the Great Lakes food webs"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: R. Wright
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: SSHRC
Title of Project: "National Arts and Youth Demonstration Project: Phase II"
Amount: $60,675.77

Principal Investigator: B. Zielinski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: NSERC Strategic Project Grant
Title of Project: "A multi-sensory approach to targeted management strategies for the round goby""
Amount: $446,690 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: D. Haffner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: ISTP Canada
Title of Project: "China-Canada Eutrophication PDA Project"
Amount: $17,133

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: City of Windsor
Title of Project: "Priority pollutants in sludge samples"
Amount: $6,600

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "PCBs and PBDEs in 43 egg samples"
Amount: $23,650
 

OCTOBER, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: H. ElMaraghy
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Manufacturing Systems" (Renewal)
Amount: $1,400,000 (7 yrs.)
 

Principal Investigator: Z. Wang
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Title of Project: "Synthetic macromolecular chemistry for well-defined advanced materials"
Amount: $48,151
Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $48,151

Principal Investigator: S. Das
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Title of Project: "Investigation of behavior of wrinkled pipes and ship hulls under static and cyclic loads"
Amount: $48,678
Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $48,678

Principal Investigator: M. Boffa
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
Title of Project: "The TAFI Pathway in Thrombolysis: Regulation of TAFI Activation and Role of the Platelet Pool of TAFI"
Amount: $88,797

Principal Investigator: S. Pandey
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: Mr. Joseph Szecsei
Title of Project: "Evaluation of efficacy of water-soluable animal CoQ10 in protecting neurons in a model of Parkinson's disease and its effects on behavioural changes"
Amount: $50,000

Principal Investigator: F. Ghrib
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Alcoa Canada
Title of Project: "Alcoa contribution to the AUTO21 R&D program"
Amount: $50,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Identification of Aquatic Invertebrates"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: N. Biswas
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: MITACS / NCE Industrial Research & Development Internship Program Fund
Title of Project: "Hybrid Biological system for onsite wastewater treatment"
Amount: $10,000 / $5,000

Principal Investigator: X.Chen
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres of Excellence
Title of Project: "3D data processing for industrial inspection"
Amount: $16,200

Principal Investigator: Y. Daniel
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Windsor Essex Catholic District School Board
Title of Project: "Comprehensive intervention strategies for school improvement: a case study of Catholic Central High"
Amount: $11,600

 

SEPTEMBER, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: F. Schlosser/Myra Tawfik
Department: Business/Law
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Title of Project: "Developing young entrepreneurs in Windsor Essex"
Amount: $75,000

Principal Investigator: M. El-Masri
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: CIHR
Title of Project: "University of Windsor 3rd Biennial Nursing Research Conference"
Amount: $4,485

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: United States Geological Society
Title of Project: "Contaminants in fish homogenates for U.S.GS"
Amount: $2,460 USD

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

Principal Investigator: L. Magill
Department: Music
Funding Agency: CIHR
Title of Project: "Music Therapy and Supportive Cancer Care: New Horizons in Care across the Lifespan"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: H. MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Aquatic Invasive Species Exhibit: Coast to Coast"
Amount: $30,000

 

AUGUST, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Department of Fisheries & Oceans
Title of Project: "Genetic Assessment of Population Structure"
Amount: $50,000

Principal Investigator: R. Muscedere
Department: ECE
Funding Agency: MITACS
Title of Project: "Designing Adaptive Circuits for Power Pentodes and Tetrodes"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: D. Mennill
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Parks Canada
Title of Project: "Breeding Birds Monitoring at Point Pelee National Park by a Comparison between Expert Observers and Song Recorders"
Amount: $3592

Principal Investigator: M. Cristescu
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: MRI-ERA
Title of Project: "Evolutionary genetics of aquatic invasions"
Amount: $100,000

Principal Investigator: S. VanLaerhoven
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: MRI-ERA
Title of Project: "Application of insect feeding ecology in the development of organic waste management systems, analysis of insect evidence and development of pest management strategies"
Amount: $100,000

 

JULY, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: W. Anderson
Department: Political Science
Funding Agency: Battelle Memorial Institute
Title of Project: "Estimation of Indirect and Induced Employment Impacts of Transportation Projects Funded Under the ARRA"
Amount: $63,491 USD

Principal Investigator: X. Nie
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: United States Automotive Materials Partnership
Title of Project: "Coating Tests Under Simulated Applications"
Amount: $31,170 USD

Principal Investigator: N. Ursel
Department: Business
Funding Agency: Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation
Title of Project: "A test of capital structure theories"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: S. Das
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: TransCanada Pipelines Limited
Title of Project: "Engineering Consulting Services"
Amount: $90,000

 

JUNE, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Title of Project: "Assessing Lake Simcoe Food Web Contaminant Dynamics Under Influence of Multiple Stressors"
Amount: $143,760 (3yrs)

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Canada Foundation for Innovation - New Initiatives Fund
Title of Project: "Centre for High Efficiency Clean Diesel & Hybrid Powertrain Research"
Amount: $1,438,631
To be matched by MRI - ORF in the amount of $1438,631

Principal Investigator: L. Porter
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Katelyn Bedard Bone Marrow Association
Title of Project: "Cell growth regulation of hematopietic stem cell renewal"
Amount: $5,000

Principal Investigator: R. Carriveau
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funding Agency: OCE - Interact
Title of Project: "A Pre-Feasibility Study of the Viable Implementation of Compressed Air Energy Storage in Ontario"
Amount: $19,915.50

Principal Investigator: M. Guarini
Department: Philosophy
Funding Agency: SHARCNET - Digital Humanities Fellowship Program
Title of Project: "Computational neural modelling and the philosophy of ethics"
Amount: $17,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Environment
Title of Project: "The 2009 Lake Erie Collaborative Year under the Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem"
Amount: $40,000

Principal Investigator: D. Haffner
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: City of Windsor
Title of Project: "Agreement for Continuation of Detroit River Biomonitoring Program and the Southwood Lakes, Blue Heron and Greater Windsor Recreation & Sports Complex Stormwater Pond Monitoring and Assessment'
Amount: $52,850

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Habitat Restoration/Modification Project Summaries of Detroit River and Western Lake Erie"
Amount: $5,000

Principal Investigator: D. Istl
Department: Office of Vice-Provost, Students and Registrar
Funding Agency: Ryerson University
Title of Project: "Academic Integrity: Digital Case Stories
Amount: $10,000

 

MAY, 2009

 
Principal Investigator: R. Carriveau
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Ontario Power Authority
Title of Project: "University of Windsor Advanced Professional Certificate in Energy Management"
Amount: $230,000

Principal Investigator: L. Corkum
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Title of Project: "Field Work Supporting Spotted Gar Research in Rondeau Bay and East Lake"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: L. Misener
Department: Kinesiology
Funding Agency: South West Area Recreation Guild
Title of Project: "Southwestern Ontario Baseline Physical Activity Survey"
Amount: $6,000

Principal Investigator: B.Adam
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Ontario HIV Treatment Network
Title of Project: "Research Co-ordinator Grant"
Amount: $60,000

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Queen's University
Title of Project: "Marine Food Web Model of an Arctic Region - using Stable Isotopes and Fatty Acids to Model Energy Transfer and Contaminant Flow Through Inshore Ecosystems"
Amount: $25,978

Principal Investigator: R. Gaspar
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Development of automotive glass exciter technologies for subwoofer applications"
Amount: $16,500

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21 Subgrant
Title of Project: "UWO Magnesium Casting Collaboration"
Amount: $3,680

NSERC Discovery Grants 2009

NSERC Research Tools & Instruments 2009

SSHRC Standard Research Grants 2009

 

APRIL, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: L. Porter
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
Title of Project: "Cell Cycle Regulation of Mammary Gland Proliferation, Differentiation and Morphogenesis"
Amount: $755,452 (5 yrs)

Principal Investigator: Z. Kobti
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: Ontario Centres of Excellence
Title of Project: "Intelligent Mould Design Automation"
Amount: $16,200

Principal Investigator: T. Bolisetti
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Big Creek Watershed Study"
Amount: $5,000

Principal Investigator: T. Bolisetti
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: MITACS Inc. / ERCA
Title of Project: "Watershed Modeling in Big Creek Watershed"
Amount: $15,000 / $7,500

Principal Investigator: G. Ebbett
Department: Leddy Library
Funding Agency: University of Toronto CFI/ORF Subgrant
Title of Project: "Synergies: The Canadian Information Network for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities"
Amount: $161,429 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: R. Muscedere
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: Advanced Micro Devices
Title of Project: "Hardware and Software for Test Station Automation V2"
Amount: $27,400

Principal Investigator: P. Rogers/S. Windle
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario
Title of Project: "Teacher Learning Together Math Journey Multiple Case Study"
Amount: $35,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "BFRs in Wildlife Tissues (Elliotte)
Amount: $7,600

Principal Investigator: F. Ghrib
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Implementation of model-based damage diagnosis procedure"
Amount: $13,500

Principal Investigator: W. Altenhof
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Enhanced child safety in automobiles"
Amount: $1,875

Principal Investigator: C. Novak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Development of automotive glass exciter technologies for subwoofer applications"
Amount: $45,000

Principal Investigator: J. Sokolowski
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Quantum leap light weight casting materials and technologies for a new generation of engine blocks and magnesium recycling"
Amount: $78,000

Principal Investigator: J. Urbanic
Department: IMSE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Quantum leap light weight casting materials and technologies for a new generation of engine blocks and magnesium recycling"
Amount: $28,000

Principal Investigator: F. Ghrib
Department: C&EE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Quantum leap light weight casting materials and technologies for a new generation of engine blocks and magnesium recycling"
Amount: $26,000

Principal Investigator: W. Altenhof
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Innovations for children's safety in vehicles"
Amount: $49,000

Principal Investigator: Z. Kobti
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Innovations for children's safety in vehicles"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: R. Kent
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "Innovations for children's safety in vehicles"
Amount: $11,000

Principal Investigator: S. Chowdhury
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "A MEMS-based intelligent active safety system for vehicles"
Amount: $40,000

Principal Investigator: R. Muscedere
Department: E&CE
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "A MEMS-based intelligent active safety system for vehicles"
Amount: $24,500

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: AUTO21
Title of Project: "2nd generation biofuels for sustainable transportation"
Amount: $28,000
 

MARCH, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: M. Schlesinger
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: Henry Ford Health System
Title of Project: "To Develop a Model of Imaging-Tracer Kinetics Predictive of Treatment Response to Radiotherapy"
Amount: $44,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "PAHs in Cormorant Lungs (DeSolla)"
Amount: $14,500

Principal Investigator: R. Wright
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
Title of Project: "Tamil Nadu Child and Family Health Study: Socioeconomic Factors Interrelatedness to Health Status and Quality of Life of Children and Mothers in Triuchirappalli and Four Adjacent Districts"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: US Fish and Wildlife Service
Title of Project: "PCBs and OCs in 15 Osprey Eggs
Amount: $6,150 (USD)

Principal Investigator: C. Rangan
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: NSERC Subgrant
Title of Project: "BiopSys: NSERC Strategic Network for Bioplasmonic Systems"
Amount: $22,620

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "PCBs and OCs in turtle plasma (DeSolla)"
Amount: $5,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of the Environment
Title of Project: "COA Agreement St. Clair River AOC BUI Assessment
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: A Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: ArcticNet Trust Account
Title of Project: "Marine Food Web Model of an Arctic Coastal Region - Using Stable Isotopes and Fatty Acids to Model Energy Transfer and Contaminant Flow Through Inshore Ecosystems"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: HydroQual Laboratories Ltd.
Title of Project: "Sediment Oxygen Demand and Biofilm Structure in Oil Sands Affected Experimental Ponds"
Amount: $52,083

Principal Investigator: M. Medcalf
Department: Social Work
Funding Agency: Windsor-Essex Community Housing Corporation
Title of Project: "Development Opportunities for Ontario Renters-DOOR Program"
Amount: $300,000 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: L. Doan
Department: Education
Funding Agency: Ministry of Education
Title of Project: "Access to Opportunities Strategy - Aboriginal-Specific Initiatives for 2008-2009"
Amount: $75,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Environment Canada
Title of Project: "Contaminants in frogs and turtles"
Amount: $14,875

Principal Investigator: L. Corkum
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Round Goby - Pheromones, Acoustics & Genetic Studies"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: J.Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: International Joint Commission
Title of Project: "Re-Eutrophication of the Great Lakes Workshop"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: T. Pitcher
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Yellow Island Aquaculture (1994) Ltd.
Title of Project: "Genetic and physiological basis of growth, survival and reproduction in Chinook salmon: applications for aquaculture"
Amount: $65,000 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: T. Pitcher
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: NSERC CRD
Title of Project: "Genetic and physiological basis of growth, survival and reproduction in Chinook salmon: applications for aquaculture"
Amount: $130,000 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: NSERC Subgrant
Title of Project: "Genetic and physiological basis of growth, survival and reproduction in Chinook salmon: applications for aquaculture"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: D. Higgs
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: NSERC Subgrant
Title of Project: "Genetic and physiological basis of growth, survival and reproduction in Chinook salmon: applications for aquaculture
Amount: $16,100

Principal Investigator: B. Fryer
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Department of Fisheries and Oceans
Title of Project: "Elemental Analysis of Fish Otoliths from Great Lakes"
Amount: $7,600

FEBRUARY, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: B. Mutus
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: UWO Subgrant
Title of Project: "Development of Nanoplasmonic-Gold Wave Guide-based High Throughput Assay for Plasma enzymes of Clinical Importance"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: C. Rangan
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: UWO Subgrant
Title of Project: "Development of Nanoplasmonic-Gold Wave Guide-based High Throughput Assay for Plasma enzymes of Clinical Importance"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: D. Higgs
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Hydrodynamic Impacts on Walleye Egg and Larval Distribution and Survival in Western Lake Erie"
Amount: $18,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Tropic Status, Health and Ecology of Lake Trout in Lake Ontario"
Amount: $24,000

Principal Investigator: D. Heath
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Title of Project: "Genetic Assessment of Population Structure"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: S. Loeb
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: NSERC Subgrant
Title of Project: "Frustrated Lewis Pairs in Hydrogen Storage Materials: A New Paradigm"
Amount: $61,500

Principal Investigator: M. Drake
Department: Nursing
Funding Agency: Health Canada
Title of Project: "Canadian Diabetes portion of BBBB"
Amount: $7,500

JANUARY, 2009
 

Principal Investigator: N. Kar
Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Hybrid Drivetrain Systems"
Amount: $500,000 (5 yrs.)

Principal Investigator:  N. Kar
Department: Electrical  & Computer Engineering
Funding Agency: CFI
Title of Project: "Facility for Advanced Hybrid Drivetrain Systems"
Amount: $178,820
Matched by MRI-ORF in the amount of $178,820
 

Principal Investigator: R. Maev
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: NSERC
Title of Project: "NSERC/Chrysler Canada/UWindsor Industrial Research Chair in Applied Solid State Physics and Material Characterization" (Renewal)
Amount: $1,500,000 (5 yrs.)
 

Principal Investigator: E. Maticka-Tyndale
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Canada Research Chairs Program
Title of Project: "Canada Research Chair in Social Justice and Sexual Health" (Renewal)
Amount: $1,400,000 (7 yrs.)

Principal Investigator: M. Zheng (with 13 co-investigators)
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funding Agency: University of Waterloo Subgrant for ORF-RE
Title of Project: "Green Auto Power Train"
Amount: $1,298,305

Principal Investigator: J. Lalman, D. Heath, N. Biswas
Department: C&EE, GLIER, C&EE
Funding Agency: NSERC Strategic Grant
Title of Project: "Converting low value biomass to hydrogen"
Amount: $526,755 (3 yrs)

Principal Investigator: H. MacIsaac
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: TD Friends of the Environment
Title of Project: "The Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Traveling Exhibit"
Amount: $15,000

Principal Investigator: D. Tanovich
Department: Law
Funding Agency: Law Foundation of Ontario
Title of Project: "Law Enforcement Accountability Project Initiative"
Amount: $50,000

Principal Investigator: A. Snowdon
Department: Business
Funding Agency: AUTO 21
Title of Project: "Childhood automobile safety"
Amount: $77,000 (2 yrs)

Principal Investigator: D. Higgs
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: MITACS / Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Hydrodynamic impacts on walleye egg and larval distribution and survival in western Lake Erie"
Amount: $15,000 / 15,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: United Nations University
Title of Project: "Oysters as biomonitors for POPs in the Caribbean"
Amount: $9,000 (USD)

Principal Investigator: A. Hall
Department: Sociology & Anthropology
Funding Agency: Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
Title of Project: "Responding to workplace hazards and injuries: The influence of ethnic race discrimination and immigrant status"
Amount: $140,000

Principal Investigator: G. Drake
Department: Physics
Funding Agency: SHARCNET
Title of Project: "Atomic isotope shifts for halo nuclei"
Amount: $20,030

Principal Investigator: J. Gauld
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: SHARCNET
Title of Project: "Elucidating the Biosynthesis of Heme: A Computational Approach"
Amount: $20,254

Principal Investigator: Z. Kobti
Department: Computer Science
Funding Agency: Washington State University - National Science Foundation Subgrant
Title of Project: "Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems"
Amount: $186,503 (USD)

Principal Investigator: A.Thadani
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: MITACS
Title of Project: "Ontario Graduate Research Internship"
Amount: $9,500

Principal Investigator: A. Thadani
Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry
Funding Agency: MITACS
Title of Project: "Ontario Graduate Research Internship"
Amount: $9,500

Principal Investigator: A. Sobiesiak
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: OCE / Greenfield Technologies
Title of Project: "Laboratory Research on Catalyst Enhanced Combustion Technologies for Diesel Engine Efficiency"
Amount: $13,500 / $13,500 (in-kind)

Principal Investigator: M Zheng
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: OCE / Greenfield Technologies
Title of Project: "Literature Research on Hydrogen-Enhanced Combustion and Catalytic Reforming Technologies for Diesel Engine Efficiency"
Amount: $13,500 / $13,500 (in-kind)

Principal Investigator: A. Fisk
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Food Web Models to Address Changes in Energy and Contaminant Flow"
Amount: $20,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Estimating size selective mortality of west basin walleye in Lake Erie using back-calculation of size-at-age from fish scales"
Amount: $30,000

Principal Investigator: J. Ciborowski
Department: Biological Sciences
Funding Agency: Ministry of Natural Resources
Title of Project: "Estimation of survival natural mortality rate, abundance, recruitment and fidelity of spawning population in east Lake Erie using mark-recapture analysis"
Amount: $35,000

Principal Investigator: D. Northwood
Department: MAME
Funding Agency: Chrysler LLC
Title of Project: "Effect of Microstructure on the Hardenabiity of PS-18 and 8620 Steel"
Amount: $4,390 (USD)

Principal Investigator: P. Kaloni
Department: Mathematics & Statistics
Funding Agency: NSERC subgrant
Title of Project: "Research in Theoretical Mechanics"
Amount: $10,000

Principal Investigator: K. Drouillard
Department: GLIER
Funding Agency: University of Michigan
Title of Project: "Causes and Consequences of Fish Consumption Advisories in the Detroit River"
Amount: $53,077