IC-IMPACTS funded research is driven by a commitment to research excellence and supports the discovery and application of solutions to some of the most pressing issues in both Canadian and Indian communities.
Click the research areas below to learn more about the different research projects funded by IC-IMPACTS
The research project aims to identify optimal configurations of building technologies that are suitable for the local climatic conditions and construction practices to achieve the aggressive design goal of
Using open source hardware-software platforms, the research team will build and deploy a low-cost sensor network for UHI mapping and indoor temperature-humidity mapping.
The project will instrument two offices buildings and several homes to gather detailed usage data and inform the researchers on peak usage capping, demand response and emergency evacuation. The
The project proposes to develop a fluorescent quantum dots (QDs) based biosensor for detection bacteria, which represents a next generation ion the field of bacteria detection.
The project aims to develop a novel, single use, hand-held point-of-care test (POCT) device that addresses the program of lag in result turn-around times typically faced by remote facilities.
The research proposes to further refine the Accutas System (a system designed by the research team) for use in India to test patients for malaria, a parasitic infection that
This research project seeks to develop innovative solar energy to support water treatment in remote and low resource settings.
This research program aims to contribute to the development of innovative pavements, enhance detection of corrosion in reinforced concrete bridges, undertake research in seismic strengthening for BC schools, and
This project will develop new models for monitoring the structural health of tall and mid-rise buildings.