Prof awarded funding for rail safety research project

Friday, June 3, 2022

A professor at Waterloo Engineering has been granted almost $91,000 for a research project under a federal program to improve rail safety.

The proposal by Liping Fu, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, was one of 147 projects across the country announced today by Transport Canada.

Awarded through the Rail Safety Improvement Program, the one-year project is called Development of GradeX Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) Module for Evaluating Grade Crossing Safety Improvement Projects.