Awards

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) 

Dr. Jonathan Anderson
Title: Non-Expert security for embedded systems

BCTRD

Dr. Eric Gill 
Title: Enhanced Radar Ocean Surface Applications (E-ROSA2)

CFSI

Dr. Leonard Lye/Dr. Amgad Hussein
Title: Continuing Exploration of the process and factors affecting non-pressure treatment of lumber

Dr. Kelly Hawboldt
Title: Biofuels from pyrolysis oil for use in a fuel cell

Dr. Amagad Hussein
Title: Jointed NL black spruce timber members in engineered wood products

Dr. Yan Zhang 
Title: Organosolv Pretreatment of Woody Biomass Using Unrefined Glycerol

CIRA - Community Investment Program

Dr. Mohamed Hossam
Title: Machine-to-machine Communications via Private WiFi Access Points for Facilitating Internet-of-Things

PRNL

Dr. Xili Duan
Title: Liquid Repellent Surfaces to lmprove Asset Intesritv and Safetv in Harsh Environments

RDC Ignite

Dr. Hodjat Shiri
Title: Influence of seabed interaction on fatigue performance of subsea risers

Dr. Lorenzo Moro
Title: Design solutions to mitigate noise and vibration levels on fishing vessels

Dr. Sarah Power
Title: Predicting task proficiency based on physiological indicators in an emergency response training simulator for the offshore petroleum industry

Dr. Bruce Quinton
Title: RDC Ignite Advanced Arctic Structural Engineering Laboratory

Dr. David Molyneux
Title: Optimizing Design and Operation of Offshore Support Vessels for Harsh Environments

Dr. Xili Duan
Title: Thermal insulation and friction reduction in subsea flow systems

Dr. Xiaodong Liang
Title: 
Integration of Renewable Energy Sources into Power Grid- Probabilistic Planning and Power Quality

Mitacs Accelerate

Dr. Bipul Hawlader
Title: Numerical modeling of interaction between soil and seabed infrastructure during submarine landslides

Mitacs Cluster

Dr. Lorenzo Moro and Dr. Bruce Colbourne
Title:
Improving Fishing Safety in Newfoundland and Labrador

Dr. Steve Butt
Title: Investigation of Rock Penetration and Fragmentation Problems

NL Centre for Applied Health Research

Dr. Mohamed Shehata
Title: The use of an electronic hand hygiene monitoring system to improve hand hygiene compliance: a pilot project 

INPART

Dr. Lesley James
Title: Field Development in Remote and Harsh Environments - Innovative student-based 

NSERC Connect Level 1

Dr. James Yang
Title: Discussion of EPS Vibrations and Dynamics

NSERC Connect Level 2

Dr. Wei Qiu

Title: National Network for Innovative Shipbuilding Research and Training

NSERC – Discovery Grant

Dr. Brian Veitch

Title: Experimental Investigation of Propeller Wake Wash

Dr. Bruce Quinton

Title: Effects of Moving Ice Loads on Damage to Hull Structures

Dr. Sarah Power

Title: Task- and emotion-aware passive brain-computer interface for mental workload

Dr. Yuri Muzychka

Title: Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Micro and Mini Scale Devices

Dr. Lorenzo Moro

Title: Development of a design procedure for the prediction of structure-borne noise generated by the reciprocating machines installed on board ships

Dr. Xiaodong

Title: Advanced Dynamic Load Modeling for Modern Smart Grids

Dr. Stephen Czarnuch

Title: Human motion tracking-by-detection using point cloud data from multiple depth sensors

Dr. Lesley James

Title: The Role of Nanoparticles in Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)

Dr. Stephen Butt

Title: Investigation of drilling penetration mechanisms and early kick detection to improve drilling performance, efficiency and safety

Dr. Bipul Hawlader

Title: Effects of Ground Movement on Oil and Gas Pipelines and Piles

Dr. Salim Ahmed

Title: Probabilistic predictive warning system for process operations

Dr. Jonathan Anderson
Title: Tools and trade-offs for security adaption

Dr. Xili Duan

Title: Heat transfer and phase change materials for thermal energy storage and thermal management applications

Dr. Weimin Huang

Title: Further Investigation of Ocean Remote Sensing Using High-frequency and Microwave Radars

Dr. Tahir Husain
Title: Low cost water filtration technology for Small communities

Dr. Syed Imtiaz
Title: A model predictive early warning system for disturbance type faults

Dr. Tariq Iqbal
Title: Dynamic Modeling and Control of Hybrid Power Systems

Dr. Samer Nakhla
Title: Composite structures for offshore and harsh environment applications

Dr. Kevin Pope
Title: Multiphase transport in solid-liquid solid-gas flows with subsea applications

Dr. Mohamed Shehata
Title: Vision algorithms for emerging applications

Dr. Rocky Taylor
Title: Mechanics of iceberg and sea ice failure in offshore engineering applications

Dr. James Yang
Title: Dynamics and fatigue analysis of planetary gear trains under random loading

Dr. Noori Saady

Title: Investigating Low Temperature Dry Anaerobic Digestion of Nitrogen Rich Organic Feedstock

Dr. Hodjat Shiri

Title: Riser-Soil-Fluid Interactions for Steel Catenary Risers

Dr. Octavia Dobre

Title: Non-Orthogonal Radio Access with Security Provisioning for Future Wireless Networks

Dr. Kelly Hawboldt

Title: Valorization of biomass residues to treat produced/natural gas

Dr. Syed Imtiaz

Title: A model predictive early warning system for disturbance type faults

Dr. Wei Qiu

Title: Ship Slamming in Waves

Dr. Lihong Zhang

Title: Machine-Learning-Driven Synthesis Methodologies for Analog and RF Integrated Circuits in Advanced Nanometer Technologies

Dr. Ting Zou

Title: Mechanism Design and Control of Bio-inspired Inspection Robots

Dr. Ashutosh Dhar

Title: Performance assessment of buried pipelines considering soil-structure interaction

Dr. Assem Hassan

Title: Structural Health Monitoring of Reinforced Concrete Structures with Advanced Concrete Mixtures

Dr. Kamal Hossain

Title: Sustainable Road Pavements for Harsh Canadian Climates

Dr. Baiyu Zhang

Title: Biosurfactants as Agents of Marine Oil Spill Response in the North: Production, Mechanism, Effectiveness and Impact

Dr. Cheng Li

Title: Toward Future Internet-of-Underwater-Things (IoUT) through Intelligent Underwater Communications and Networking

Dr. Siu O'Young

Title: Risk/Performance Trade-offs for Unmanned Aircraft Operations

Dr. John Quaicoe

Title: Development of MHz frequency power converters for resonant capacitive coupling wireless power transmission

Dr. Mohammad Al Janaideh

Title: Precision Motion Stages for Enhancing the Performance of Lithography in Semiconductor Manufacturing

Dr. Geoff Rideout

Title: Dynamic Simulation of Drilling Vibrations for Design of Drill Strings and Downhole Tools

Dr. Oscar De Silva

Title: Multi Model State Estimator Design for Micro Aerial Vehicle Navigation Systems

Dr. Weimin Huang

Title: Further Investigation of Ocean Remote Sensing Using High-frequency and Microwave Radars

Dr. Zohrab Zendehboudi

Title: Laboratory and Theoretical Determination of Asphaltene Precipitation/Deposition/Inhibition in Canadian Oil Reservoirs

Dr. Yahui Zhang

Title: Relationship between Chemical Structure and Adsorption Preference to Metal Ions of Chelating Resins and Their Applications in Removal of Iron from Copper Leach Solutions

Dr. Yan Zhang

Title: Development of advanced adsorptive separation technology for environmental and biopharmaceutical applications

Dr. George Mann

Title: Coordination and Control of Ground-Aerial Robotic Systems

Dr. Ali Nasiri

Title: Welding Solutions Advancement of High-Strength Pipeline Steels

Dr. Eric Gill

Title: Radio Wave Scattering from Rough Surfaces -- Theory and Application to Ocean Remote Sensing with HF and Marine Radar

Dr. Benjamin Jeyasurya

Title: Power System Stability Monitoring and Control Using Synchrophasors

Dr. Greg Naterer

Title: Entropy Based Design and Convective Heat Transfer in Multiphase Flows

Dr. Faisal Khan

Title: Risk-based Safety and Integrity Management of Oil and Gas Production and Processing in Harsh Environment

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed

Title: Advanced Techniques for Cooperative Wireless Communication

Dr. Bing Chen

Title: Risk-based multi-agent simulation-optimization approaches for spill response management (RMASOS) in harsh environments

NSERC – Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grant

Dr. Ashutosh Dhar
Title: Municipal water main infrastructure integrity management techniques

Dr. Geoff Rideout
Title: Modal impact testing for non-destructive evaluation of wood pole transmission lines

Dr. Ian Jordaan
Title: Thermodynamics and mechanics of ice compressive failure

Dr. Greg Naterer
Title: Solar light-powered generation of hydrogen gas from water with supramolecular complexes as photo catalysts

Dr. Shawn Kenny / Dr. Bipul Hawlader
Title: Effects of ice gouging on buried pipelines 

NSERC – Engage

Dr. Baiyu (Helen) Zhang
Title: A biosurfactant aided composting approach
and associated microarray analysis

Dr. Octavia Dobre
Title: Optical Wireless Underwater Communications: New Technology for Distance Increase

Dr. George Mann
Title: Development of control and signal processing software modules in ocean view software defined radar

Dr. Kevin Pope
Title: Low temperature hydronic heaters for geothermal heat pump applications
Practical Ice Operations Design and Assessment Tool – GEM Project

NSERC IRC

Dr. Brian Veitch

Title: NSERC/Husky Energy Industrial Research Chair in Safety at Sea

Public Engagement Accelerator Fund

Kevin Pope
Title: Bubble Greenhouse Collaboration for Community Development and Food Security

RBC Harris Centre Water Research

Dr. Tahir Husain

Title: Low-Cost adsorbent for arsenc removal from rural water supply systems in Newfoundland and Labrador

RDC - Collaborative R&D Program

Dr. Xili Duan
Title: Liquid Repellent Surfaces to Improve Asset Integrity and Safety in Harsh Marine Environments

Dr. Faisal Khan
Title: Modeling of corrosion under insulation (CUI) in offshore petroleum application in harsh environments

Dr. Amy Hsiao/Dr. John Shirokoff/Dr. Sam Nakhla
Title: Characterization and optimization

Dr. Wei Qiu
Title: NSERC Create offshore technology graduate program 

RDC - Leverage R&D Program

Dr. Lihong Zhang
Title: Micro-Nano technology Infrastructure for Advanced Microelectronics Research 

RDC ArcticTech R&D Program

Dr. Bipul Hawlader
Title: Permafrost thaw and frost heave effects on artic pipelines

RDC Ignite

Dr. Kevin Pope
Title: Wind turbines for remote communities in harsh environments

RDC - CRD

RDC – OISRA

Dr. Ray Gosine
Title: Advanced control system design of quad rotor aerial vehicle for geometric viewpoint

Dr. Amgad Husein
Title:
Developmet of a Corrosion monitoring system for reinforced concrete offshore ingrastructure

Dr. Faisal Khan
Title: Moving from a qualitative to a quantitative paradigm for offshore risk based decision making

Dr. Faisal Khan
Title: Risk-based fitness-for-service assessment of offshore assets attacked by corrosion under insulation

RDC SensorTECH

Dr. Cheng LI

Title: Underwater acoustic sensor networks for enbironment, seismic, and subsea assets monitorning

Seed, Bridge and Multidisciplinary Fund 

Dr. Aziz Rahman

Title: Autonomous Sensorless Control of Electric Submersible Pumps

Dr. Leonard Lye

Title: Use of plastics for production of concrete products in Newfoundland and Labrador

Dr. Syed Imtiaz

Title: Development of advanced lead detection technology for harsh subsea conditions

Dr. James Yang
Title:  Modelling of stochastic dynamics and reliability for transmissions in a wind turbine

Dr. Sam Nakhla
Title: Seed Bridge and Multidisciplinary Hybrid Composites Risers as Enabling Technology beyond Specific Strength

Dr. Heather Peng
Title: Nonlinear Multiple-body Wave Interactions in Close Proximity

Dr. Octavia Dobre
Title: Telex Ngatched Seed Bridge and Multidisciplinary Physical Layer Security for the Next Generation (5G) Wireless
Networks 

Dr. Xiaodong Liang
Title: Innovative Downhole Monitoring Tool Design for Electrical Submersible Pump Systems in Oil Field Facilities

Dr. Stephen Butt
Title: Drilling technology laboratory

Dr. Amgad Hussein
Title: Stuctural integrity of marine and offshore concrete structures

Dr. Cynthia Coles
Title: Characterization and treatment of groundwater containing arsenic from Moreton’s Harbour, Newfoundland

Dr. Yan Zhang
Title: Development of novel biosorbent and biosorption process for heavy metal removal from mining effluents

Dr. Xili Duan
Title: Multiphase flow friction reduction in subsea pipelines

Dr. Lihong Zhang
Title: Smart pipeline integrity monitoring with wireless sensor network technology

Dr. Salim Ahmed
Title: Design and implementation of wavelet controller to dynamic positioning systems

Shell International Exploration and Production Inc.

Dr. Claude Daley
Title: Practical Ice operations design and assessment tool – GEM projects

Suncor Energy

Dr. John Shirokoff/Dr. Sam Nakhla
Title: H2S SMART Lab: Facilities & Research on H2S standards and materials

Terra Nova Young Innovators

Dr. Bing Chen
Title: Microbial waste-to-energy (MW2e) cells with metal – organic frameworks coated silicon nanoelectrode arrays

ABS, Houston Texas

Dr. Greg Naterer
Title: Harsh Environment Technology Centre

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