Core Research Scientists

  Professor Jianhong Wu
University Distinguished Research Professor
Canada Research Chair in Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Director, Advanced Disaster, Emergency and Rapid Response Simulations (ADERSIM)
Director, Laboratory for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (LIAM)
Department of Mathematics and Statistics York University
Editor-in-Chief: Infectious Disease Modelling

Dr.  Ali Asgary 
Disaster & Emergency Management/School of Administrative Studies,  York University E-mail: asgary@yorku.caWebsites:

Professor Alexander Ferworn
Ryerson University Department of Computer Science

Dr. Jane Heffernan
Ryerson University Department of Computer Science

Professor Jimmy Huang
School of Information Technology,  York UniversityWebsites  
School Director
Office: 3048 Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building (DB)
(Formerly known as Technology Enhanced
Learning Building)
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 30149
Primary website:

Professor Kenneth McBey
School of Administrative Studies  
School of Human Resource Management
Disaster & Emergency Management
Public Policy Administration & Law
Office: Atkinson College, 252
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 33390

Dr. Niru Nirupama-Agrawal
School of Administrative Studies,  York University 
Disaster & Emergency Management/
Office: Atkinson College, 210A
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 30330

Dr. Brian Schwartz
Department of Family and Community,
University of Toronto
Assistant Professor,
Medicine and Dalla Lana School of Public Health

Professor Slobodan Simonovic
Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Western Ontario  
Director of Engineering Studies,
Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

Dr. Guno Sohn
York University Earth and Space Science and Engineering