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Granting Agencies

Our research is funded by:

  • NSERC: Discovery Grants, Strategic Grants, Research Tools and Infrastructure, Special Research Opportunities
  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation
  • CIHR (cell transcription profiles)
  • U.S. Army (prostate cancer detection)

New Funding, 2008

  • NSERC RTI: Metrology, etching and contact annealing tools for fabrication of Microsystems and Nanotechnology devices; transistor-VCSELs novel materials, sensors, lab-on-a-chip systems
  • NSERC RTI: Characterizing wet materials and actuators
  • NSERC RTI: Three-dimensional nanomanipulation, gating and probing of nanostructures in ultra high vacuum
  • NSERC RTI: Synthesis, separation and processing of nanowires and nanostructures

Research Grants:

Granting Agency

Subject

Investigators

UBC Martha Piper Fund

Optimization of photosynthetic proteins and attachment to electrodes for conversion of light to electrical current

J. T. Beatty, J. Madden

NSERC SRO

Engineering of photosynthesis proteins & attachment to electrodes for conversion of solar light to electrical power

J. T. Beatty, J. Madden

US Department of Defence

Microfluidic Prostate Cancer Biosensors

E. Lagally

NIH (USA)

Single Cell Chemical Genetics Platform

C. Hansen

CIHR Team Grant

Microfluidic Technologies to Accellerate Stem Cell Research

C. Hansen, et. al.

NSERC Strategic Project

High-speed transistor-VCSELs for Optical

L. Chrostowski, D. Plant, D. Pulfrey, N. Jaeger

MSFHR

Career Investigator Award

C. Hansen

MSFHR

Team for Monitoring and Control of Abnormal Brain Dynamics

M. McKeown, E. Cretu, et.al

Semiconductor Research Corp.

Combining Formal Analysis, Architectural Features, and Circuit Structures for Post-Silicon Debugging

A. Hu, A. Ivanov, S. Wilton, T. Aamodt

NSERC Strategic

Supercapacitors for Power Quality and Energy Storage

J. Madden, MacLachlan, M. Wolf, Michal

NSERC Strategic

Forward viewing Doppler optical coherence tomography with artificial muscle actuation

V. Yang, J. Madden, G. Wright

NSERC Strategic

Autonomous flow-following smart sensors for deployment of multiphase chemical reactors

C. Bennington, S. Mirabbasi, M. Chiao, J. Madden

CIHR NSERC CHRP

U-STAR: Universal Sequence-Tag Array Technology for Absolute Quantification of Per Cell Transcript Profiles in Eukaryotic Organisms

C. Haynes, M. Blades, R. Turner, L. Chrostowski

NSERC I2I

Low Voltage Organic Transistors

J. Madden


Granting Agency

Subject

Investigators

NSERC Discovery Grant

BioMEMS: on-chip cell culture and characterization; implantable flexible neural arrays

K. Cheung

NSERC Discovery Grant

Anti-biofouling nanoporous membrane for implantable devices

M. Chiao

NSERC Discovery Grant

Optical Injection Locking of Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers

L. Chrostowski

NSERC Discovery Grant

Synergic Inertial Microsystems for Bio-Medical Applications

E. Cretu

NSERC Discovery Grant

Microfluidic Tools for Structural Biology

C. Hansen

NSERC Discovery Grant

Infrastructure Intellectual Property (IP) for Systems on Chip (SoCs)

A. Ivanov

NSERC Discovery Grant

Novel optical sensors and ultrahigh-speed optical modulators

N. Jaeger

NSERC Discovery Grant

Microfluidics: “Parallel Microsystems for Affinity Reagent Selection/Evolution”

E. Lagally

NSERC Discovery Grant

High Power Polymer Actuators and Capacitors

J. Madden

NSERC Discovery Grant

Controllable nanoscale electron emitters

A. Nojeh

NSERC Discovery Grant

Deep sub-micron integrity issues

D. Pulfrey

NSERC Discovery Grant

Thermally responsive polymer solutions - flow physics of complex microflows and microflow control

B. Stoeber

NSERC Discovery Grant

Implantable Wireless Microdevices for Pinpoint Diagnosis and Therapy

K. Takahata

NSERC Discovery Grant

Multi-Modality Optical Imaging in Tissues Using Ultrafast Lasers

S. Tang

NSERC Discovery Grant

Quantum-dot Cellular Automata Circuits

K. Walus