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Project Leader(s): 

Dr. Matt Davison, University of Western Ontario

Project team: 
Dr. Robert Elliott, University of Calgary
Dr. Marcos Escobar Anel, Ryerson University
Dr. Matheus Grasselli, McMaster University
Dr. Tom Hurd, McMaster University
Dr. Rogemar S. Mamon, University of Western Ontario
Dr. Adam Metzler, University of Western Ontario
Dr. Mark Reesor, University of Western Ontario
Dr. Anatoly Swishchuk, University of Calgary
Dr. Tony Ware, University of Calgary
Dr. Traian Pirvu, MacMaster University
Dr. Ivar Ekeland , University of British Columbia
Dr. Rachel Kuske, University of British Columbia
Funding period: 
February 25, 2022 - March 31, 2021

Traders in both financial markets and commodity markets must make educated decisions about when to trade and at what price; this project develops tools to assist with this decision-making process. Working with energy companies, financial software companies as well as companies from the banking and insurance sectors, the research team develops optimal portfolio methods that produce both the best investment decisions and the best hedging strategies for claims in general markets.

Project Leader(s): 

Dr. Paul C. Van Oorschot , Carleton University

Project team: 
Dr. Marsha Chechik, University of Toronto
Dr. Scott Knight, Royal Military College of Canada
Dr. David Lie, University of Toronto
Dr. Anil Somayaji, Carleton University
Dr. Mohammad Zulkernine, Queen's University
Funding period: 
April 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021
Project Leader(s): 

Dr. Mark Coates, McGill University

Project team: 
Dr. Nando de Freitas, University of British Columbia
Dr. Arnaud Doucet, University of British Columbia
Dr. Frank Ferrie, McGill University
Dr. T. Kirubarajan, McMaster University
Dr. Michael Rabbat, McGill University
Non-academic participants: 
Funding period: 
October 1, 2021 - March 31, 2021

With the widespread deployment of networked sensors and cameras throughout cities, there is an incredible opportunity for improving safety and security. Surveillance networks incorporate cameras mounted on traffic lights and overpasses, mobile cameras attached to emergency vehicles, and chemical and biological sensors for detecting dangerous contaminants. Surveillance networks can comprise several thousand sensors and cameras throughout a city.