The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the University of Waterloo announced funding for 18 new projects across the University. This federal government funding helps pay for equipment, building additions and other infrastructure associated with research.
The University media release focuses on CFI-funded research projects that will investigate new techniques of analyzing big data.
Congratulations to these Faculty of Mathematics researchers, whose projects received new CFI funding:
- Ashraf Aboulnaga (Computer Science) - Research infrastructure for computational analytics on big data in the cloud.
- Ali Ghodsi (Statistics & Actuarial Science) - Data analytics and computational biostatistics.
- Brian Ingalls (Applied Mathematics) - Quantitative data collection for model-based biotechnology.
- Kirsten Morris (Applied Mathematics) - Computing infrastructure for control of complex physical systems.
- Tamer Özsu (Computer Science) - Cluster computing infrastructure for scalable big data management and analysis.
- Ken Salem (Computer Science) - A testbed for empirical cloud computing research.