Awards, Honors and Research Grants:

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada Grant for Mark-recapture and Movement Analysis of Anadromous Dolly Varden in the Western Canadian Arctic (2020 - 2023).

  • Mitacs Accelerate, Assessing and Identifying Indoor environmental Quality Gaps in Commercial Buildings using Wireless sensors and Big Data Analysis Tools (with Yang Wang, 2020 - 2022).

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada Contract Award for Analyzing Capture-Mark-Recapture and Acoustic Telemetry Data (2020 - 2021).

  • The Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) Collaborative Research Team Project Grant for Addressing Spatial and Computational Issues in Integrated Analysis of Modern Ecological Data (with Laura Cowen (UVictoria) and Simon Bonner (Western), 2020 - 2023).

  • Mitacs Accelerate, Development of Smart Analytics Software for Remote Water Quality Assessment (with Miguel Uyaguari and Wouter Deconinck, 2020 - 2023).

  • Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary/New Directions Research Collaboration Initiation Grant for Investigating Avian Resiliency to Environmental Change using New Migratory Tracking Technologies and Statistical Modelling (with Kevin Fraser, 2020 -2021).

  • Mitacs Accelerate, Modeling and Simulation Methods for Assessing Casino Player Behaviour (2019 - 2021).

  • Faculty of Science Research Innovation and Commercialization Grant (2019 - 2020).

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada - Discovery Grant; Bayesian Methods, Computation, Model Selection and Goodness of Fit with Complex Data (2018 - 2023).

  • NSERC Engage Grant for User Behavior Analytics and Software Development for Assessing RaceRunner Customers (2018 - 2019).

  • University of Manitoba Travel and Conference Grant for Nexus 2019 – Art of the Possible, International Data Science Conference (2019).

  • The Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute (CANSSI) Conference Grant for Nexus 2019 – Art of the Possible, International Data Science Conference (2019).

  • Ian C. P. Smith Integrated Science Faculty Scholar (SIS Faculty Scholar) (2017- 2020).

  • Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary/New Directions Research Collaboration Initiation Grant for Modelling Environmental and Ecological Processes using Bayesian Methods (2018 -2019).

  • Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) Grant for Investigating New Trends in Interdisciplinary Science Education ( Co-applicant with other SIS Faculty Scholars, 2018 -2019).

  • MITACS Globalink (2016 - 2018).

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada - Discovery Grant; Bayesian Methods and Computation in Complex Models (2011 - 2018).

  • Faculty of Science Interdisciplinary/New Directions Research Collaboration Initiation Grant (IRCI), Co-investigator with Alex Leblanc, Lisa Lix and Dave Campbell (2015 - 2016).

  • MITACS Globalink (2015).

  • Manitoba Institute of Child Health (MICH) Operating Grant - with Shayne Taback (2014 - 2016).

  • MITACS Globalink (2014).

  • MITACS Globalink (2013).

  • ISBA Early Career Researchers Award (2012).

  • University of Manitoba Travel and Conference Grant for International Workshop on New Advances in Statistics: Theory and Applications - with K. Davies (2012).

  • The Fields Institute General Scientific Activity Grant for International Workshop on New Advances in Statistics: Theory and Applications - with K. Davies (2012).

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, RTI Grant - Joint with A. Leblanc (P.I.) and 9 others (2012).

  • Start-up Grant, University of Manitoba (2010 - 2013).

  • SFU President’s PhD Research Stipend (PRS) Award (2010).

  • Frontiers of Statistical Decision Making and Bayesian Analysis Conference Travel Award (2010).

  • SAMSI Funded Participant for SMC Workshop, Research Triangle Park (2009).

  • Nominated for 2008/2009 SFU, Faculty of Science Excellence in Teaching Assistant Award (2009).

  • MITACS Travel Award (2007).

  • MITACS Fellowship (2006).

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