Posts Tagged: Geoff Fernie
Dr. Geoff Fernie's legacy is one that’s related to the positive outcomes people experience in their lives: helping people live their lives to the fullest following life-altering disease or illness.
January 07, 2022 | Geoffrey Fernie, a professor of surgery with appointments at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and the Rehabilitation Sciences Institute and a senior scientist at the University Health Network's KITE Research Institute, works with a research team to look at mobility scooters and there performance on road conditions during Canadian winters.
November 4, 2021 | A new study from UHN’s KITE Research Institute reveals that mobility scooters perform poorly under the snow- and ice-covered road conditions that are common during Canadian winters.
June 15, 2020 | Five members of the U of T Engineering community have been elected into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Dr. Emily Moore, Director of Troost ILead, along with professors Baher Abdulhai (CivMin), Geoff Fernie (IBBME), Reza Iravani (ECE), and Charles Jia (ChemE), are among the CAE’s 52 new fellows for 2020. The CAE is a national institution through which Canada’s most distinguished and experienced engineers provide strategic advice on matters of critical importance to the country.
April 13, 2020 | Dr. Geoff Fernie is developing a wearable technology that reminds first-line responders to wash their hands despite their busy schedules. This technology could significantly reduce the spread of Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs) including COVID19.
September 12 2019 | Dr. Geoff Fernie received the Order of Canada at the end of 2017
January 10, 2018 | IBBME professor to lead research initiatives at one of Canada’s leading rehabilitation hospitals
December 29, 2017 | Professors Geoff Fernie, Michael Sefton and Molly Shoichet recognized for outstanding achievement and service to the nation.
October 24, 2017 | Professor Geoff Fernie and his team at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute are steering research into autonomous car safety.
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