Sam Sadeghi’s career seems to be on a trajectory that only goes up. The electrical engineer has been working full-time in his field since graduating with a bachelor’s degree from Ryerson University in 2004. He continued to work full-time while pursuing a master’s in power electronics, which he earned from Ryerson in 2008. The only time he didn’t work was when he took a four-month leave in 2009 to take core courses for his master’s in business administration at Wilfrid Laurier University.
McGill Prof Vedat Verter discusses a new train safety report.
Watch full video: CTV Montreal
"Matching Patient and Physician Preferences in Designing a Primary Care Facility Network," Journal of the Operational Research Society
Authors: Güneş, Evrim Didem; Yaman, Hande; Çekyay, Bora; Verter, Vedat
Publication: Journal of the Operational Research Society, April 2014
Authors: Strumpf, Erin; Faraj, Samer; Verter, Vedat
Professor Vedat Verter was interviewed by Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today – CHQR NEWS TALK 770 radio. The interview focused on the protective directive issued by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt requiring rail companies to inform municipalities about the volume and type of hazardous materials being shipped through their jurisdiction.
Listen to full interview (choose November 20, 5:00 PM, 47:00): CHQR 770, November 20, 2013
Professor Vedat Verter talks to CHQR News Talk 770 Radio about crude oil shipments from the US to Canada.
Listen to full interview (select August 12, 2013 - 10:00 am, scroll to minute 35:00): CHQR News Talk 770 Radio, August 12, 2013
La catastrophe de Lac-Mégantic a ravivé les inquiétudes liées au projet canado-américain de transport d'uranium sous forme liquide. Devant les craintes soulevées, le gouvernement Harper réplique que l'entente vise à " réduire la menace que pose le terrorisme international". Mais il ne dit mot des conséquences possibles, un silence radioactif qui ne rassure pas les experts, étant donné les carences de Transports Canada en matière de transport des marchandises dangereuses.
Professor Vedat Verter analyzes the latest instructions from Transport Canada.
Watch full interview: CTV News, July 30, 2013
Authors: Galbreth, Michael; Boyaci, Tamer; Verter, Vedat
Publication: Production and Operations Management, 2013
Professor Vedat Verter was awarded the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund grant in the amount of $ 146,583 for his project titled “Real Time Location Systems: An Opportunity for Improving Operational Decisions in Acute Care.” With a matching cash contribution from the Quebec government as well as in-kind contributions from vendors, the total project budget amounts to $366,456.