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April 9, 2024:
In a recently published paper, Professor Usman Khan and Rahma Khalid proposed a promising new model for flood susceptibility mapping (FSM) that incorporates artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning (ML) methods. Read More

April 8, 2024:
Dr. Ali Asgary, Dr. Jianhong Wu, and Dr. Jude Kong, members of Y-EMERGE, published their paper titled "The Determinants of Under-Estimation of COVID-19 Cases Across Africa" on SSRN. Read More

April 8, 2024:
Professor Mark Winfield was quoted in Hakai Magazine, discussing the potential of green hydrogen production to revive oceanic dead zones. Read More

April 6, 2024:
Professor Mark Winfield was cited on CTVNews discussing a Federal minister's statement regarding nuclear power's role in the expansion of renewable energy. Read More

April 3, 2024:
An op-ed titled 'Niagara pre-emptively declares a state of emergency in anticipation of massive solar eclipse crowds.' by Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky was published in the Conversation. Read More

On April 1, 2024:
Professor Eric Kennedy and his colleagues released a paper titled "Examining Human Behavior in Wildfire Evacuations" in the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. Read More


August 25, 2023

Archived News


  • April 1, 2024:Op-Ed Co-Written by Professor Mark Winfield Warns of 'Nuclear Dinosaurs' in New Brunswick and Ontario Amid Impending 'Jurassic' Partnership, as Published in EnergyMix. Read More
  • March 31, 2024: As featured in The Globe and Mail, Professor Nirupama Agrawal, a Y-EMERGE member, supports Niagara's pre-emptive emergency declaration ahead of the solar eclipse. Read More
  • March 31, 2024: Professor Wu and his colleagues' paper titled 'An Advanced Deep Learning Framework for Simulating Information Propagation Dynamics' has been published on SSRN. Read More 
  • March 29, 2024, marked the publication of a paper by Dr. Ali Asgary and his colleagues. The paper, titled "A novel flood/water extraction index (FWEI) for identifying water and flooded areas using Sentinel-2 visible and near-infrared spectral bands," appeared in the Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment journal. Read More 
  • March 28, 2024: Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky's recent article, 'A Human, Environmental, and Economic Emergency Response to the Baltimore Key Bridge Collapse,' was published in The Conversation. Read More 
  • March 26, 2024: Professor Cary Wu, a member of Y-EMERGE, published an article on PHYS.ORG News investigating why women are cited less frequently than men. The article delves into various approaches, explanations, and implications. Read More
  • March 19, 2024: Professor Wu, a Distinguished Research Professor at York University's Faculty of Science, was highlighted in a professional feature in the Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics publication DSWeb Magazine. Read More
  • March 19, 2024: The Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council website published an interview with Professor Stephen Gaetz, a Y-EMERGE member, about the state of homelessness in Canada and his related research. Read More
  • March 13, 2024: Mark Winfield, a member of Y-EMERGE and professor at York University, was cited in CBC News. Read More 
  • March 10, 2024: An op-ed by York University Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky was published in the Conversation. Read More
  • March 6, 2024: York Academics, including Dr. Jianhong Wu, a University Distinguished Research Professor, is recognized among the top two percent of researchers. Read More 
  • March 4, 2024: Professor Jane Heffernan, co-director of the Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling, was quoted in the National Post. Read More
  • March 4, 2024: York University Professor Yvonne Su Affirms: Mutual Aid is a Lifeline, as Quoted in Chatelaine. Read More
  • On March 2, 2024, a paper authored by Professor Ali Asgary and his colleagues, titled "A Survey of the Use of Modeling, Simulation, Visualization, and Mapping in Public Health Emergency Operations Centers during the COVID-19 Pandemic," was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Read More
  • February 24, 2024: Professor Yvonne Su has been invited to the University of Oxford to give a presentation on climate mitigation. Read More
  • February 20, 2024: The Y-EMERGE Member, Professor Iain Moyles, was recognized with the Excellence in Graduate Mentorship Award. Read More
  • February 6, 2024: Mark Winfield, Professor of Environmental and Urban Change at York University, Publishes Op-Ed in The Globe and Mail. Read More 
  • February 12, 2024: Professor Jimmy Huang, a Y-EMERGE member, co-authors a groundbreaking study on Dependent Task Scheduling Using Parallel Deep Neural Networks in Mobile Edge Computing. Read More
  • February 1, 2024, Professor Mark Winfield, Co-Chair of the Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI) at York University, was quoted in the Energy Mix. Read More 
  • January 24, 2024: YEMERGE Director Professor Jianhong Wu, along with five other York faculty members, were elected to the Royal Society of Canada. Read More
  • January 27, 2024: Dr. Yvonne Su Sheds Light on the Perils of Sinking Pacific Islands in Her New Article: 'Dangerous Shoals and Rescue Efforts. Read More
  • January 24, 2023: Professor Jack Rozdilsky, an associate professor of disaster and emergency management, wrote in The Conversation about what the Doomsday Clock’s new setting means. Read More 
  • January 24, 2024: Dr. Yvonne, YEMERGE member, Explores: The Australia-Tuvalu deal shows why we need a global framework for climate relocations. Read More
  • January 20, 2024: Dr. Cary Wu's Study on Political Polarization and the Dynamics between Actual Income and Perceived Income Inequality in the United States, 1987 to 2021, was published in the American Sociological Association Journal. Read More
  • January 19, 2024: In a recent interview with the National Post, Ehsanullah Amiri talked with Professor Jack Rozdilsky, an associate professor at York University and a member of Y-EMERGE. Read More
  • January 18, 2024: York postdoctoral fellow Martin Grunnill and an academic-industrial collaborative team, including YEMERGE director Dr. Jianhong Wu, paper on Modelling disease mitigation at mass gatherings: A case study of COVID-19 at the 2022 FIFA World Cup was published. Read More
  • January 18, 2024: FIFA World Cup ends with a win for Argentina and COVID-19, new research finds. Read More
  • January 12, 2024: Y-EMERGE Luminary, Professor Hassan Qudrat-Ullah, achieves a remarkable publishing feat: Unveiling Three Groundbreaking Books in the Past November: Spanning Systems Thinking, Supply Chain Mastery, and Sustainable Development. Read More
  • January 8, 2024: YEMERGE Associate Director Dr. Eric Kennedy Discusses York University's Global Campuses and Future Changemakers. Read More