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Disaster Scene Reconstruction – Emergency Management Tool

Monday September 19, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Dr. Alex Ferworn, Associate Chair and Graduate Programs Director at Ryerson University, will be presenting “Disaster Scene Reconstruction – Emergency Management Tool”.

Speaker: Dr. Alex Ferworn
Associate Chair and Graduate Programs Director, Ryerson University
Director, Program in Disaster and Emergency Management

Day & Time: Monday, September 19, 2016
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Ryerson, KHE 225

Contact: Maryam Davoudpour

Organizer: WIE, Magnetics, Measurement/Instrumentation-Robotics, Computer Science Department Ryerson University

Biography: Prof. Ferworn received his PhD in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, his MSc in Computing and Information Science from the University of Guelph and his B.Tech in Applied Computer Science from Ryerson University, where he is a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science, Associate Chair and Graduate Programs Director. He is also Director of a number of Certificate programs including the Program in Disaster and Emergency Management. Ferworn is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Computing and Software, Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University. Prof. Ferworn has been collaborating with the USAR and CBRNe Response Team (UCRT) of the Ontario Provincial Police since 2005. He has worked extensively with USAR teams in Canada and the United States on a broad range of technology issues related to Computational Public Safety. He does not own a dog.

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