Engineering professors have developed a smartwatch to aid in contact tracing that is more accurate than current tracing applications.
COVID-19 U of G Features
The president of the Univeristy of Guelph has posted an update on how the winter semster will be running in-person classes.
Guelph engineers are among the team of U of G researchers testing wastewater for elevated levels of COVID-19.
Computer Science professor Minglun Gong and team developed an algorithm to virtually monitors crowd density.
Dr. Andrew Hamilton-Wright, School of Computer Science, and team created a hand-held thermal camera-based tool to improve screening protocols.
A study led by computer science Prof. Rozita Dara found that tracking tweets can help gauge vaccine sentiment among the public.
As part of Pride Month, U of G will host a panel discussion June 29 about experiences of LGBTQ2IA+ students during COVID-19.
Engineering professor Dr. Ed McBean found that more than one-third of COVID-19 cases in Ontario children are asymptomatic.
A U of G research team, including Prof. Ed McBean, is using wastewater monitoring technology to search for variants.