Grants

• Mitacs Accelerate PhD Program: “Design Guidance for Tall-Timber Structures” $90,000 2015-2018 Co-investigator: Erol Karacabeyli (FPInnovations)

• Mitacs Elevate PostDoc Program: “Innovative Connectors and Components” $110,000 2015-2017 Co-investigator: Erol Karacabeyli (FPInnovations)

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Engage grant: “Ductile glued moment-resisting timber connections” $25,000 2015 Co-investigator: Thomas Leung Structural Engineering

• British Columbia Forest Innovations Investment (FII) Wood First framework: “Digital design and fabrication using automated heavy timber processor” $34,000 2015 –2016

• British Columbia Forest Innovations Investment (FII) Wood First framework: “UBC Tall Wood Building Case Study” $65,000 2015 –2016 Co-investigator: A. Cayuela, S. Staub-French (UBC)

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Research Tools and Instruments (RTI): “Robotic Milling Cell” $150,000 2015

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Engage grant: “Long-term performance of Timber-Concrete-Composite floors” $25,000 2015 Co-investigator: R. Malzcyk (Equilibrium)

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Engage grant: “Laminated-Strand-Lumber in Timber-Concrete-Composite floors” $25,000, 2014 –2015; Co-investigator: Andy Teasell (Weyerhaeuser)

• British Columbia Forest Innovations Investment (FII) Wood First framework: “Investigation of Timber-Concrete Composites” $42,000, 2014 –2015

• British Columbia Forest Innovations Investment (FII) Wood First framework: “Shell Structures in Wood” $62,000, 2014 –2015; Co-investigator: A. Meyboom, O. Neumann, I. MacDonald (UBC)

• Mitacs Accelerate PhD Program: “Design Guidance for Tall-Timber Structures” $90,000, 2014-2016; Co-investigator: M. Closen (MyTiCon)

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Engage grant: “Ductile glued timber connections” $25,000, 2013; Co-investigator: J. Boys (Nicola Logwork)

• Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF): “Computer-numerically-controlled timber processor” $475,469 (including matching funds) 2013

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) NewBuildS network grant: Analysis of “FFTT” Timber-steel-hybrid-system $49,000; 2013 –2014

• British Columbia Forest Innovations Investment (FII) Wood First framework: “Seismic analysis of novel timber-steel-hybrid-system” $40,000, 2013 –2014

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Engage grant: “Performance of timber rivets in laminated veneer lumber” $25,000, 2013; Co-investigator: B. Hockey (Timber Sys. Ltd)

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Engage grant: “Seismic analysis of novel timber-steel-hybrid-system” $24,800, 2013; Co-investigator: M. Popovski (FPInnovations)

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Discovery grant (DG): “Probabilistic design of timber joints” $120,000, 2012 –2016

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Engage Grant: “Timber joints with glued-in FRP rods” $24,600, 2012; Co-investigator: S. Bamford (Structurlam)

• UBC Office VP Research & International Martha Piper Research Grant: Sustainable disaster relief housing” $23,000, 2012; Co-investigator: O. Neumann (UBC)

 

Co-investigator

• Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant “Learning as boundary crossing practice” $74,975, 2014; Principal investigator: H. Shan (UBC)

• Hampton Research Grant “Constitution of transnational social space: Migrant women managing careers in sciences and engineering” $24,949, 2014; Principal investigator: H. Shan (UBC)

• Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) NRP66 Resource Wood “Design tool for adhesively bonded timber joints” CHF 353,000, 2012; Principal investigator: A. Vasilopoulos (epfl Lausanne)

• Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) Research Tools and Instruments (RTI): “Fatigue rated dynamic materials test system” $132,415, 2012; Principal investigator: N. Banthia (UBC)

 

Bern University of Applied Sciences

• “In-situ-use of portable X-Ray equipment” 20,000 CHF 2011 Co-investigator: M. Lehmann

• Eur. Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Implementation of a probabilistic method to predict the capacity of dowel type timber joints 3,200 Euro 2010 Co-investigator: P. Quenneville

• Swiss Ministry of Environment (BAFU) “Assessment and reinforcement of glued-laminated timber” 550,000 CHF 2010 – 2011 Principal investigator: K. Richter

• Swiss Ministry of Environment (BAFU) “Road surfaces on timber bridges” 60,000 CHF 2010 – 2011 Principal investigator: A. Müller

• “In-situ-assessment of structural timber” 30,000 CHF 2010

• Swiss Com. for Technology & Innovation (CTI) “Swiss wood concrete deck” 405,000 CHF 2009 – 2011 Principal investigator: T. Vallée

• Swiss Ministry of Environment (BAFU) “Long-term monitoring of block-laminated timber bridges” 75,000 CHF 2009 – 2011 Principal investigator: A. Müller

• Equipment investment fund for “Bragg meter, hydraulic clamps, portable x-ray, video-extensometer, remote data transfer” 195,000 CHF 2009 – 2010 Co-investigator: A. Müller

• “Shear strength of glued-laminated timber” 20,000 CHF 2009 Co-investigator: A. Müller

• “Meso-mechanical numerical analysis of concrete fracture” 30,000 CHF 2008 – 2009 Principal investigator: T. Vallée