Posts Categorized: Research

Making sense of disasters: U of T Engineering offers new certificate in Forensic Engineering

When the Sunrise Propane plant exploded in August 2008, killing plant worker Parminder Saini, police, fire and ambulance were called first — and then forensic engineers. Forensic engineers are trained to find and analyse data from disasters, accidents and failures, and present an unbiased assessment of what the underlying cause may have been. “Unlike some witnesses, physical evidence… Read more »

Meet U of T Engineering’s new head librarian

Mindy Thuna is the new head of the recently renovated Engineering & Computer Science Library. Located on the second floor of the Sandford Fleming Building, the library is a key research tool for students and faculty, with a print collection of 200,000 books and 1,200 current journal subscriptions…(read more)