Dr. Ali Asgary
Dr. Asgary is an associate professor and founding faculty member of the disaster and emergency management program at York University. He has been the executive director of York University's Advanced Disaster, Emergency and Rapid Response Simulation (ADERSIM). Dr Asgary is also the inaugural director of CIFAL York that was established at York University in an agreement with UNITAR in 2020. His research interests include disaster and emergency simulation and modeling, and geomatics, crowd disaster management, and post disaster recovery and reconstruction.