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Faculty of Science professors eligible to supervise for the NSERC USRA

This page contains information for Summer 2014.

Who is eligible to supervise students NSERC USRA students? What kind of grant must a supervisor hold?

  • To be eligible, faculty members must hold an eligible active NSERC research grant (see list below), either at the time you submit the application or when you hold the award.
  • In addition, faculty members who have received an extension to use up funds from a research grant that terminated on March 31, 2013 (i.e. where the extension is active from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014) will be eligible to supervise a USRA student during the fiscal year 2014-2015 (Summer 2014).
  • The supervisor may be either the principal investigator or the co-investigator of the grant.
  • Researchers holding only Research Tools and Instruments, and Infrastructure Grants are not eligible.

Professors holding the following types of grants are eligible to supervise NSERC USRA holders for Summer 2014:

  • Grants Programs:
    • Climate Change and Atmospheric Research (CCAR)
    • Discovery Grants:
      • Individual
      • Group and Subatomic Physics (SAP) Project
      • Northern Research Supplements
      • Frontiers
      • Accelerator Supplements
      • Ship Time
    • G8 Research Councils Initiative on Multilateral Research Funding and Belmont Forum
    • CREATE (Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program)
    • Brockhouse Canada Prize for Interdisciplinary Research in Science and Engineering
    • NSERC John C. Polanyi Award
    • Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering
    • Chairs for Women in Science and Engineering
  • Partnerships Programs:
    • Automotive Partnership Canada (APC)
    • Strategic Network Grants (SNG)
    • Strategic Project Grants (SPG)
    • Chairs in Design Engineering (CDE)
    • Collaborative Research and Development (CRD) Grants
    • Engage Grants (EG)
    • Industrial Research Chairs (IRC)
    • Idea to Innovation (I2I) Grants
    • DND/NSERC Research Partnership Grants
  • Canada Research Chairs
  • Canada Excellence Research Chairs

What if my proposed supervisor is not on these lists?

There are several possible reasons, which include the following:

  • Some professors have appointments in multiple departments, but are only listed in one department below.
  • This list does not include professors from outside the McGill Faculty of Science.
  • Professors who are applying for an NSERC grant, but do not currently hold a grant, do not appear here.
  • The list below is preliminary, not final. It represents a slice in time, and may not have the most recent information.

If your proposed supervisor is not on this list, please ask if she/he holds an NSERC grant, or is currently applying for a grant, and then provide this information to the victor [dot] chisholm [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Office for Undergraduate Research in Science) to verify the supervisor's eligibility.

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences: eligible supervisors

  1. Ariya, Parisa A
  2. Fabry, Frederic
  3. Gyakum, John Richard
  4. Huang, Yi
  5. Kirshbaum, Daniel Joseph
  6. Kollias, Pavlos
  7. Lin, Hai
  8. Palter, Jaime Beth
  9. Straub, David N
  10. Tremblay, Bruno
  11. Yau, Man K

Biology: eligible supervisors

See also the Redpath Museum below. Several researchers are cross-appointed in Biology and the Redpath Museum.

  1. Abouheif, Ehab
  2. Bell, Graham
  3. Brouhard, Gary John
  4. Brown, Gregory G
  5. Bureau, Thomas E
  6. Carroll, Robert L
  7. Chapman, Lauren J.
  8. Cristescu, Elena Melania
  9. Davies, Thomas Jonathan
  10. Dent, Joseph Alan
  11. Fussmann, Gregor Florian
  12. Gonzalez, Andrew
  13. Gregory-Eaves, Irene
  14. Guichard, Frederic
  15. Harrison, Paul Martin
  16. Krahe, Rudiger
  17. Lechowicz, Martin J
  18. Lefebvre, Louis
  19. Leung, Brian
  20. Moon, Nam Sun
  21. Nilson, Laura
  22. Potvin, Catherine
  23. Price, Neil
  24. Reader, Simon Matthew
  25. Reyes Lamothe, Rodrigo
  26. Roy, Richard D W
  27. Sakata, Jon
  28. Schoen, Daniel J
  29. Vogel, Jacalyn Mari
  30. Western, Tamara Lynn
  31. Woolley, Sarah
  32. Zheng, Huanquan

Chemistry: eligible supervisors

  1. Andrews, Mark P
  2. Arndtsen, Bruce A
  3. Auclair, Karine
  4. Barrett, Christopher John
  5. Blum, Amy Szuchmacher
  6. Bohle, David Scott
  7. Butler, Ian Sydney
  8. Cosa, Gonzalo
  9. Damha, Masad J
  10. Eisenberg, Adi
  11. Friscic, Tomislav
  12. Gleason, James L
  13. Gray, Derek G
  14. Hay, Allan S
  15. Kakkar, Ashok K
  16. Kambhampati, Patanjali
  17. Lennox, R Bruce
  18. Li, Chaojun
  19. Lumb, Jean-Philip
  20. Marchessault, Robert H
  21. Mauzeroll, Janine
  22. Mittermaier, Anthony Karl
  23. Moitessier, Nicolas Rene Francois
  24. Moores-François, Audrey Helene
  25. Perepichka, Dmytro
  26. Salin, Eric Dunbar
  27. Sleiman, Hanadi
  28. Tsantrizos, Youla S
  29. Van de Ven, Theodorus G
  30. Wiseman, Paul William

Computer Science: eligible supervisors

  1. Avis, David
  2. Blanchette, Mathieu
  3. Chang, Xiao-Wen
  4. Crepeau, Claude
  5. Devroye, Luc P
  6. Dudek, Gregory L
  7. Hallett, Michael Trevor
  8. Hatami, Hamed
  9. Hayden, Patrick
  10. He, Wenbo
  11. Hendren, Laurie
  12. Kemme, Bettina
  13. Kienzle, Jorg Andreas
  14. Kry, Paul
  15. Langer, Michael
  16. Liu, Xue
  17. Maheswaran, Muthucumaru
  18. Paige, Christopher Conway
  19. Panangaden, Prakash
  20. Pientka, Brigitte
  21. Pineau, Joelle
  22. Precup, Doina
  23. Reed, Bruce Alan
  24. Rekleitis, Ioannis
  25. Robillard, Martin
  26. Ruths, Derek
  27. Siddiqi, Kaleem
  28. Therien, Denis
  29. Tropper, Carl
  30. Vangheluwe, Hans Louis Marie
  31. Verbrugge, Clark
  32. Waldispuhl, Jérôme

Earth and Planetary Sciences: eligible supervisors

  1. Arkani-Hamed, Jafar
  2. Baker, Don
  3. Francis, Donald M
  4. Galbraith, Eric Douglas
  5. Halverson, Galen Pippa
  6. Liu, Yajing
  7. McKenzie, Jeffrey Marshall
  8. Mucci, Alfonso
  9. Rowe, Christen Danielle
  10. Stix, John
  11. van Hinsberg, Vincent Johan
  12. Williams-Jones, Anthony E
  13. Wing, Boswell Alan

Geography: eligible supervisors

  1. Chmura, Gail L
  2. Kalacska, Margaret
  3. Lapointe, Michel
  4. Lehner, Bernhard Ludwig
  5. Moore, Timothy R
  6. Pollard, Wayne H
  7. Ramankutty, Navin
  8. Rhemtulla, Jeanine Marie
  9. Roulet, Nigel Thomas

Mathematics and Statistics: eligible supervisors

  1. Addario-Berry, Dana Louis
  2. Asgharian-Dastenaei, Masoud
  3. Barr, Michael
  4. Bartello, Peter
  5. Choksi, Rustum
  6. Darmon, Henri
  7. Genest, Christian
  8. Goren, Eyal Z
  9. Guan, Pengfei
  10. Humphries, Antony Raymond
  11. Hurtubise, Jacques Claude
  12. Jakobson, Dmitry
  13. Jaksic, Vojkan
  14. Kamran, Niky
  15. Khalili Mahmoudabadi, Abbas
  16. Mei, Ming
  17. Nave, Jean-Christophe
  18. Neslehova, Johanna
  19. Norin, Sergey
  20. Oberman, Adam M.
  21. Pichot, Michael Yves Michel
  22. Russell, Karl Peter
  23. Seiringer, Robert
  24. Shepherd, Frederick Bruce
  25. Steele, Russell
  26. Stephens, David Alan
  27. Toth, John A
  28. Tsogtgerel, Gantumur
  29. Vetta, Adrian Roshan
  30. Walcher, Johannes
  31. Wise, Daniel T.
  32. Wolfson, David B

Physics: eligible supervisors

  1. Altounian, Zaven
  2. Austing, David Guy
  3. Barrette, Jean
  4. Brandenberger, Robert
  5. Childress, Lilian
  6. Clerk, Aashish
  7. Cline, James M
  8. Coish, William
  9. Cooke, David
  10. Corriveau, Francois
  11. Cumming, Andrew
  12. Das Gupta, Subal
  13. Dasgupta, Keshav
  14. Dobbs, Matthew Adam
  15. Francois, Paul
  16. Gale, Charles
  17. Gervais, Guillaume
  18. Grant, Martin
  19. Grutter, Peter H
  20. Guo, Hong
  21. Hanna, David Scott
  22. Hilke, Michael
  23. Holder, Gilbert Patrick
  24. Jeon, Sang Yong
  25. Kaspi, Victoria Michelle
  26. Kilfoil, Maria Lynn
  27. Leslie, Sabrina
  28. Lovejoy, Shaun MacDonald
  29. Maloney, Alexander
  30. Moore, Guy David
  31. Pereg-Barnea, Tamar
  32. Provatas, Nick
  33. Reisner, Walter
  34. Rutledge, Robert Edward
  35. Ryan, Dominic
  36. Sankey, Jack Clayton
  37. Siwick, Bradley John
  38. Sutton, Mark
  39. Webb, Tracy

Psychology: eligible supervisors

  1. Bartz, Jennifer
  2. Bregman, Albert S
  3. Chudasama, Yogita
  4. Franklin, Keith B J
  5. Levitin, Daniel
  6. Mogil, Jeffrey Steven
  7. Nader, Karim
  8. Onishi, Kristine
  9. Ostry, David J
  10. Palmer, Caroline
  11. Ramsay, James Owen
  12. Ristic, Jelena
  13. Shultz, Thomas R
  14. Takane, Yoshio
  15. Titone, Debra Ann
  16. White, Norman
  17. Yu, Hsiu-Ting

Redpath Museum: eligible supervisors

See also the Department of Biology above. Several researchers are cross-appointed in Biology and the Redpath Museum.

  1. Barrett, Rowan
  2. Green, David M
  3. Hendry, Andrew
  4. Larsson, Hans Carl Erling
  5. Millien, Virginie Sabine
  6. Ricciardi, Anthony

Anatomy and Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Physiology

These departments are part of the Faculty of Medicine. Please refer to the Faculty of Medicine's webpage for NSERC USRA.