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N95 masks for guests and workers, HVAC, disinfection of high aerosol areas key to preventing outbreaks in quarantine hotels or isolation areas: York U Expert

  TORONTO, May 6, 2021 − Canadian regulations for those entering Canada include a mandatory hotel stay for air travellers upon landing and, like any indoor space, these need stricter safety guidelines including N95 masks and safe ventilated eating areas for workers, says York University ventilation expert and mechanical engineering professor Marina Freire-Gormaly.  Preventing transmission in […]

York University project wins award from international engineering body

Toronto, June 5, 2020 – A York University program that brings a diversity of students from different disciplines together to work on real-life problems has received an international award from Airbus and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC). Through the Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom (C4) project, faculty members and students from the Lassonde School of Engineering, […]

New program will prepare students to develop specialized 3D printing technologies for industry

TORONTO, June 2, 2020 – A unique new program led by York University will train the engineers, researchers and entrepreneurs needed to ensure Canada has the skill in 3D printing technology that has become essential to compete globally in the manufacturing and biomedical sectors. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada will provide […]

York U engineering research uses AI to predict flood risk in real-time

Research models use data from Toronto’s Don River and Calgary’s Bow River TORONTO, November 11, 2019 – Using complex models based on artificial intelligence (AI) and data from the Don River in Toronto and Bow River in Calgary, researchers at the Lassonde School of Engineering can now predict the water levels in rivers days in advance […]

Breaking barriers: Canadian senator to lead discussion on women in STEM

TORONTO, October 24, 2019 – When Rosa Galvez entered the field of environmental engineering, girls and women weren’t always encouraged to consider STEM professions in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Rosa Galvez is now an Independent senator for Quebec and a leading expert on the effects of pollution on human health. She will join York […]

Fire testing lab at York University among projects awarded Ontario research funding

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2019 – York University researchers will receive more than $700,000 in provincial funding for research projects and equipment through the Early Researcher Award program and the Ontario Research Fund (ORF). The Hon. Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, announced nearly $41 million in research funding for research institutions […]