Other Research Directions

Other Research Directions

Mine traffic optimization

The project aims at optimizing traffic in open pit mines, and is a collaborative endeavour between University of Toronto, Queen’s University, and Barrick Gold Corporation. Two topics that are of particular interest to the University of Toronto team include the interactions between the haul truck operator and the partially automated dispatch system, as well as haul truck operator fatigue and distraction.Project in conjunction with Profs. Greg Jamieson (University of Toronto), Laeeque Daneshmend (Queen’s University), Josh Marshall (Queen’s University).

Sponsor(s): Barrick Gold, MITACS (Accelerate Internship Cluster)

Usability, pilot testing, and evaluation of B*Focused system

B*Focused is a system that is designed by Kangaroo Design to increase productivity in collaborative work environments. This project will evaluate B*Focused system.

In conjunction with Dr. Beth Savan (Sustainability Office, University of Toronto).

Sponsor(s): FedDev (ARC), Kangaroo Design