Past Graduate Fellowships

Namesort descending Program University Funding Period Project
Syed Raza Ali Jaffery MSc Candidate University of British Columbia 2012 to 2014 Building performance monitoring: integrating building information modeling (BIM) and real-time sensor data through interactive visualization interfaces
Mehdi Aminipouri PhD Candidate SFU 2015 to 2018 Modifying the urban surface energy balance in British Columbia’s urban neighborhoods
Talaat Bakri PhD Candidate UNBC 2015 to 2018 Assessing offshore wind power production in British Columbia
Maggie Baynham MSc Candidate University of British Columbia 2010 to 2012 Land-use tools for adaptation: opportunities for integration into official community plans
Matthew Beedle PhD Candidate University of Northern British Columbia 2010 to 2013 Communicating the implications of climate change through the study of glacier recession
Kaitlin Boyd MSc Candidate SFU 2014 to 2016 Policies to reduce urban GHG emissions: Accounting for heterogeneity of demographics, values and urban form
Torsten Broeer PhD Candidate University of Victoria 2009 to 2012 Modelling the existing electricity generating system and the impacts of an increasing contribution of wind energy to Canada’s power generation system
Zofia Brown PhD Candidate University of British Columbia 2008 to 2011 An investigation of green buildings and the assessment and use of them by occupants
Eric Brown MA Candidate Simon Fraser University 2012 to 2013 Transitioning Campbell River: from resource-dependent to climate-resilient
Jordan Brubacher MSc Candidate Simon Fraser University 2013 to 2015 Can boil water advisories in BC be linked to extreme weather events that may increase with climate change?
Dionne Bunsha MRM Candidate Simon Fraser University 2011 to 2012 Community based environmental monitoring networks: grassroots climate change detectives
Lia Chalifour MSc Candidate University of Victoria 2016 to 2018 Maximizing the Contribution of British Columbia's Eelgrass Ecosystems to Climate Change Solutions
Alana Clason PhD Candidate University of Northern British Columbia 2011 to 2014 The resilience of high-elevation ecosystems to cumulative disturbances across a climatic gradient
Tugce Conger PhD Candidate UBC 2015 to 2018 Green Infrastructure For Coastal Resilience to Storm Flooding and Sea Level Rise in the Salish Sea
Steven Conrad PhD Candidate Simon Fraser University 2010 to 2013 Improving water allocation adaptation policies and decision-making through an integrated hydrological-stated preference water demand model
Laura Cornish MA Candidate University of British Columbia 2010 to 2012 Visioning to empower community action on climate change
Jeffrey Daines MSc Candidate University of Victoria 2012 to 2014 Assessing the present and future wind energy resource in Western Canada
Evan Damkjar MA Candidate SFU 2015 Multiple Attribute Social Benefit-Cost Analysis of Under-utilized Renewable Energy Resources in BC
Saad Dara PhD Candidate University of British Columbia 2013 to 2016 Coupled removal of carbon dioxide and water treatment for BC relevant industries
Rod Davis PhD Candidate University of Victoria 2009 to 2012 Conservation strategies for wildlife ecosystem resilience: an evaluation of land management policy alternatives to adapt to climate change
Geoff de Ruiter PhD Candidate University of Northern British Columbia 2013 to 2016 Comparing industrial biochar applications:Optimizing revenue versus CO2-equivalent emissions reductions or carbon sequestration
Jeff English PhD Candidate UVic 2013 to 2016 GHG mitigation through coordinated management of large hydro reservoirs in adjacent jurisdictions
Khorshid Fayazmanesh PhD Candidate Simon Fraser University 2014 to 2017 Development of advanced composite materials for adsorption cooling systems
Michael Fischer PhD Candidate University of Victoria 2009 to 2011 Impacts of climate change on the British Columbia electrical grid and adaptation strategies for resilience
Italo Franchini MSc Candidate University of Victoria 2013 to 2015 Prospects for optimal tidal energy integration in BC
Waleed Giratalla MSc Candidate University of British Columbia 2009 to 2011 Adapting eco-village climate change solutions to conventional housing developments
Anita Girvan PhD Candidate University of Victoria 2009 to 2012 Tracing the mediations of the carbon footprint: a critical analysis of the central role of metaphor in climate change solutions
Susanna Haas Lyons MA Candidate University of British Columbia 2010 to 2012 Greenest City Conversations
Mikela Hein MRM Candidate Simon Fraser University 2015 to 2017 Harmonization Strategies for British Columbia’s Climate Policies
Viviane Hippmann Gauer MRM Candidate Simon Fraser University 2017 Organizational Development and Capacity Creation for Climate Change Adaptation in the Stó:lō Research and Resource Management Centre (Stó:lō Nation, BC) and the Fort Apache Heritage Foundation (White Mountain Apache Tribe, AZ)
Derrick Ho PhD Candidate SFU 2014 to 2017 Mapping and managing heat-related vulnerability and mortality in BC: A GVRD case study
Tanja Hoffmann PhD Candidate Simon Fraser University 2008 to 2011 An exploration of how the Katzie First Nation, government and industry can work together using traditional and scientific knowledge to recognize the opportunities and mitigate the impacts of climate change
Kathryn Hrinkevich PhD Candidate University of Northern British Columbia 2008 to 2011 An investigation of the interactions between mountain pine beetle outbreak history and past climate in BC
Chris Jensen MSc Candidate University of Victoria 2008 to 2010 An examination of the merits of a "working with nature" rather than a traditional engineering approach to flood mitigation
Thor Jensen PhD Candidate University of British Columbia 2013 to 2016 Development models for community scale heating utilities
Sabine Jessen PhD Candidate Simon Fraser University 2011 to 2014 Planning for marine ecosystem resilience under climate change in BC
Alex Jiang Jun PhD Candidate SFU 2015 to 2018 Daylighting and Spectrum Control Strategies for Energy-efficient Lighting in Greenhouse Farming
Meysam Karimi PhD Candidate UVic 2014 to 2016 Offshore Wind Turbine Optimal Design for a Single Float Support Structure using Multi-Objective Optimization Approach
Sarah Kimball MASc Candidate University of British Columbia 2009 to 2010 The potential for geothermal energy systems in Canada
Cher King-Scobie PhD Candidate University of British Columbia 2014 to 2017 Post-disaster land use changes as a climate adaptation strategy
Christine Kormos PhD Candidate University of Victoria 2009 to 2012 Social influences on the acceptance of new energy technologies: an investigation of the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV)
Freya Kristensen PhD Candidate Simon Fraser University 2012 to 2015 Meeting the Climate Change Challenge (MC3): dynamics of community responses to climate change in British Columbia
Melissa Kruger MA Candidate Simon Fraser University 2013 to 2014 Climate Change and the Energy-Water Nexus: Implications and Obligations for the Columbia River Treaty
Karine Lacroix MSc Candidate UVic 2014 to 2016 Discovering British Columbians’ psychological barriers to climate-positive behaviour
Mojtaba Ladjevardi PhD Candidate UVic 2014 to 2017 Environmental impact of natural gas transition pathways using exergy analysis
Isabelle Laroque MSc Candidate Simon Fraser University 2012 to 2014 A framework for identifying climate change impacts and management strategies related to groundwater resources in coastal communities
Kim Lau PhD Candidate University of British Columbia 2010 to 2013 British Columbia's "carbon-neutral" government: a critical evaluation
Caroline Lee MRM Candidate Simon Fraser University 2008 to 2010 Use of an energy/economy model to examine the equity tradeoffs between various policy approaches to climate change mitigation.
Heike Lettrari MA Candidate University of Victoria 2012 to 2014 Social adaptations to novel ecosystems
Patrick Little MSc Candidate University of British Columbia 2009 to 2011 Hydrogeomorphic-ecological implications of a changing climate on an altered landscape

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