Scholarships and awards

NSERC Award Recipients

November 13, 2014
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The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is pleased to announce the recipients of NSERC graduate scholarships for 2014.

Congratulations to our SFU doctoral award recipients!

  • Kyle Artelle, Biological Sciences: Behavioural and numerical responses to niche overlap: acutely applied scholarship in bear-salmon-human systems of British Columbia
  • Ryan Clarke, Chemistry: Bimetallic Complexes Containing Redox 'Non-Innocent' Ligands for Applications in Catalysis
  • Fiona Francis, Biological Sciences: Effects of invasive lionfish on consumer-mediated pathways in Caribbean reef systems
  • John Gaspar, Psychology: The capture and suppression of attention by distracting visual stimuli: Evidence from functional neuroimaging
  • Alexander Gawronski, Computing Science: Computational Approach for Determining Mutations and Mechanisms that Drive Alternative Splicing
  • Marc-Antoni Goulet, Mechatronic Systems Engineering: Microfluidic electrochemical power sources
  • Brandon Heung, Geography: Dynamic modeling of soil redistribution at a regional-scale
  • Christina Hull, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology: Structural and functional characteristics of the hERG voltage-gated potassium channel and examination of S4 voltage sensor movement and its transduction to channel pore opening by the S4-S5 linker
  • Jeremy Kawahara, Computing Science: Medical image analysis for augmented reality in minimally invasive surgery: integrating endoscopic video, computed tomography and ultrasound
  • Avinash Kulkarni, Mathematics: The construction of genus 4 curves for applications in cryptography
  • Stephen Melczer, Mathematics: Uncovering the Combinatorial Structure of D-Finite Functions
  • Holly Nesbitt, Resource and Environmental Management: Using portfolio theory to manage for fishery stability in large watersheds of BC
  • Carolyn Pang, Interactive Arts and Technology: Designing a Health Information Sharing System for Geographically-Separated Families
  • Colin Peters, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology: Proton Modulation of the Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel C-Terminus
  • Jeff Salvail, Physics: Direct wavefunction measurement via weak values versus quantum state tomography
  • Thea Van Rossum, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry: Improving Water Quality Monitoring Using New Genetic Sequencing Technology to Identify Biological Markers of Fecal Contamination

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