Organization: Mitacs

Boeing hires BC interns to conduct visual analytics

The federal government, Province of British Columbia and Boeing Canada Operations Ltd are providing $1.5 million over four years to support 100 graduate student internships who will utilize the emerging multi-disciplinary field of visual analytics to help improve aircraft efficiency and reliability. Funded through the MITACS-administered ACCELERATE BC, the students from the Univ of British…

MITACS to help combat infectious diseases in Africa

MITACS is organizing a three-day meeting in Kampala, Uganda to explore the use of mathematical models to combat the transmission of infectious diseases. Leveraging expertise developed during the 2003 SARS crisis, the MITACS Network of Centres of Excellence plans to apply mathematical modelling to determine decisions surrounding the use of quarantines to prevent the spread…

MITACS pumps $5 million into 34 projects

MITACS has announced $5 million in funding for 34 research projects. The Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) has now invested more than $27 million since its inception in 1999. Current projects will facilitate research in the areas of information processing, risk and finance, biomedical and health, environment and natural resources and communications networks and…