Yufeng Tong

Mike McKay in lab at Great Lakes Institute for Environmental ResearchMike McKay, executive director of UWindsor’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, has received another $540,000 in funding for his research program that uses samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks. The funding is part of a $12 million investment by the province to support and expand the network of researchers analyzing wastewater across Ontario.

Provincial funding boosts research tracking COVID-19 through sewage

A UWindsor research team received $540,000 to test samples from wastewater treatment plants as an early warning system for COVID-19.

Professors Jalal Ahamed, Mitra Mirhassani, Simon Rondeau-Gagné, and Yufeng TongProfessors Jalal Ahamed, Mitra Mirhassani, Simon Rondeau-Gagné, and Yufeng Tong have received $50,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council to design a portable device to test for COVID-19, replacing the need for samples to be sent to a laboratory for analysis.

UWindsor research team designing new testing device for COVID-19

A team from the University of Windsor is designing a portable device to test for COVID-19.