Three researchers awarded CFI funding

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Three researchers in the Faculty of Mathematics received funding valued over $350,000 through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF). On Monday, August 12, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding for infrastructure.

The John R. Evans Leaders Fund helps exceptional researchers at universities across the country conduct leading-edge research by giving them the tools and equipment they need to become leaders in their field. This is will support 261 projects across Canada as part of a $61 million investment for state-of-the-art research labs and equipment.

Congratulations to:

  • Anita Layton (Applied Mathematics): The virtual physiological human project ($100,000)
  • Ali Mashtizadeh (Computer Science): Scalable systems software for next generation architectures ($101,000)
  • Omid Salehi-Abari (Computer Science): Intelligent connectivity lab: Software-hardware systems for the Internet of Things ($150,000)