Engineering Research and COVID-19

CAE Fellows have been providing leadership in a variety of ways to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.  Some examples are below. Please also see resources and stories from the Royal Society of Canada and the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

June 18 – Engineering Solutions to COVID-19 | University of Calgary

June 3 – Greg Naterer, FCAE: “In the midst of coronavirus crisis lies great opportunity for Canada’s offshore oil and gas industry” | The Conversation

May 19 – U of G Project to Predict Future COVID-19 Impacts on Canada’s Health-Care System to be led by Ed McBean, FCAE | University of Guelph

May 19Steve Hrudey, FCAE, University of Alberta expert, helping lead national pilot project to test wastewater for signs of COVID-19 | University of Alberta

May 2 – Mary Wells: Engineers are some of the hidden heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic | Vancouver Sun

April 27 – COVID-19: Kamran Behdinan, FCAE, among a team of researchers at the University Health Network (UHN), design a ‘last resort’ breathing machine prototype heading to clinical trials | University of Toronto

April 9 – Can lowering emissions improve the odds against COVID-19? Professor Greg Evans, FCAE, examines the evidence | University of Toronto

April 9 – Prof. Milica Radisic, FCAE, among team of University of Toronto Engineering researchers working to better understand COVID-19 using ‘organ-on-a-chip’ technology | University of Toronto

April 6 – Virtual Café with Associate Dean John Preston | McMaster University Engineering

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