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Professor Usman Khan Receives Funding from the NRC-IRAP for Two Research Projects


Innovation York announces the successful recipients of the third round of the National Research Council Canada’s Industry Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) Artificial Intelligence Industry Partnership Fund.

Innovation York and NRC-IRAP collaborated to develop and launch this funding program, which encourages industry-driven research projects in artificial intelligence, deep learning and machine learning. Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that have partnered with York University faculty members were encouraged to apply for the grant, which awards $12,000 to support each successful research project.

Professor Usman Khan from the Department of Civil Engineering was selected to receive funding for two of his research projects:

  • Creating an automated calibration process for a cloud-based sewer capacity management system using existing rainfall and flow monitoring data in partnership with Civica Infrastructure
  • Mine stability improvements using Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and existing data from sensors leading to increased usage and predictive capability in partnership with Mine Design Engineering

See the full list of recipients in the original article published on YFile.


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