Scholarships and awards

NSERC Award Recipients

November 13, 2014

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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