Computer Science professors Dinesh K. Pai and Alla Sheffer have been awarded Idea to Innovation grants by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The grants provide funding to support research and development projects with recognized technology transfer potential.
Pai has received the grant for developing realistic computer models of skin and skin-like materials, such as clothing. For more on his project, click here. Sheffer has received the grant for developing tools for automatic hexahedral meshing using polycubes. For more on her project, click here.