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Ming Yuan Chen and Omar Abuobidalla

Predicting rail disasters with math
Posted on July 10, 2017

The research of Ming Yuan Chen, professor, and Oman Abuobidalla, PhD student in the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering, was featured in a Canadian Press article. The duo developed a mathermatical model that could help prevent rail disasters such as the one that occured four years ago in Lac Mégantic.

The story has been picked up by several news media including Montreal Gazette, (Montreal), (Montreal), Radio-Canada.caL'actualitéThe Globe and MailNational Post, The Halifax Chronicle Herald, The Toronto, Thompson Citizen, Lethbridge Herald, The Chronicle Journal (Thunder Bay), Winnipeg Free Press (behind a paywall), Victoria Times Colonist, The Daily Courier (Kelowna), Medicine Hat News,  Humboldt Journal, Journal MétroMetro, Red Deer News Now, Guelph TodayBarrie TodayBay TodaySooTodayCFJC TodayNanaimo News Now, Daily Commercial News, Long Beach City College Viking Huffington Post QuébecCJAD.comNational Observer, LifeInQué, Materials Management and Distribution and OIA News.

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