Grants

I’m grateful my research is currently funded by an excess of $8M, including an NSERC Discovery grant, an SSHRC Insight grant, Two SSHRC Partnership grants, two Canadian Foundation for Innovation grants, several industry cloud computing gifts, Compute Canada competition resources, and several UBC funds. The following is a partial list:

  • Canadian Foundation for Innovation JELF grant ($228,499) for deep learning and lab infrastructure.
  • UBC Bridge Funds (2018): $5,000
  • UBC Work Learn (3 undergaduate + 2 graduate positions) (2018): $9,600
  • Compute Canda Resources for Research Groups (RRG): Equal of $11,122, (2018-2019)
  • UBC Arts Undergraduate Research Assistant (AURA) (3 positions) (Summer 2018): $12,000
  • Compute Canada Resources Award: Equal of $5,120,  (2017-2018)
  • Hampton Grant, $10K, Faculty of Arts, UBC (2016-2017)
  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, $20K, School of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington (2013-2014)
  • Cynthia Duncan Fellowship, $1.8K, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington (2012-2013)
  • Google Research Award, $71,339, Muhammad Abdul-Mageed and Mona Diab, PI at Columbia University, for “Nuanced Sentiment Analysis for Arabic Social Media.” (Dec, 2011)
  • Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Fellowship, $1.5K, The Linguistic Society of America for attending the 2011 LSA Summer School in Boulder, Colorado (Jul, 2011)
  • Dean’s Fellowship, $6,600, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington (Jun, 2011)
  • The Rob Kling Social Informatics Fellowship, $5K, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington for research on Mining Arabic Social Media. (Jun, 2011)
  • The Gerald Bernbom Fellowship, $1,750, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University, Bloomington for research on Information Management. (July, 2010)
  • Fulbright Corporation Scholarship, $50K, The Binational Fulbright Corporation, for MA research. (2006-2007)