UTIAS News

Paying it forward with the influential work of alumnus H.S. Ribner

Students wishing to attend the U of T Institute for Aerospace Studies will see their graduate careers off to a flying start with the creation of a newly endowed award to support research in the field of aero-acoustics and aerospace…. Read more »

UTWind places first at the International Small Wind Turbine Contest

In their first-ever competition, UTWind — a team of undergraduate and graduate students from U of T Engineering — has taken the top prize in an international challenge to design and build a small-scale wind turbine. “While we always strived to be… Read more »

Professor Hugh T. Liu elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Eight members of the U of T Engineering community have been elected as 2022 fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Professors Hugh Liu (UTIAS), Alison McGuigan (ChemE, BME) and Craig Simmons (MIE, BME), along with alumni Gregory Kopp (MechE PhD 9T5), Hanif Ladak (ElecE 9T1), Ted Mao (ChemE MASc. 9T3,… Read more »

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Decision Analytics for Computational Engineering
Scalable machine learning algorithms for massive spatio-temporal datasets

Professor Prasanth Nair

Decision Analytics for Computational Engineering Lab

Research Focus

  1. Development of scalable algorithms for probabilistic data-driven and physics-based predictive modeling and robust optimization of complex systems

Current Projects

  1. Ongoing projects include scalable Bayesian learning algorithms, robust optimization, numerical methods for stochastic partial differential equations, and low-rank tensor decomposition schemes for high-dimensional problems

Decision Analytics for Computational Engineering Lab

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