Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

About the Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Sheridan’s Faculty of Applied Science and Technology (FAST) provides a purposeful and nimble post secondary education.

At FAST, we provide practical, hands-on learning opportunities that can be carried from the classroom to the workforce. Our high-intensity and industry-renowned programs equip you with relevant knowledge and real-world problem solving skills.

From computing to engineering, architectural technology to chemistry and skilled trades, as a FAST graduate, you’ll have more opportunities in a rapidly changing world.

  • Programs 35
  • Students 7,000
  • 2013-14 Applied Computing Research projects 20+
  • 2013-14 CAMDT/MEET Research Projects 40+

Faculty Highlights

Next stop... Johns Hopkins University

As a graduate from Applied Computing, Nicholas Dass was a student in the first ever cohort to earn a Bachelor of Applied Computer Science Mobile Computing degree from Sheridan.

Nicholas, and the depth of his knowledge in mobile and augmented reality-based applications which use disruptive technologies, has been further acknowledged by his acceptance into a Master's of Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence at The Johns Hopkins University. Acceptance into a Master's program at Johns Hopkins University is extremely competitive as it is one of the highest ranked institutions in the world. Acceptance into a Master's at Johns Hopkins is an outstanding accomplishment and speaks to Nicholas' exceptional capabilities in mobile computing.

Congratulations Nicholas. We are so proud of the work you did while at Sheridan and we wish you limitless success at Johns Hopkins.

Publication of Dr. Ghobeity and Dr. Aghamiri's Applied Research

Congratulations to Dr. Amin Ghobeity and Dr. Foad Aghamiri on the recent publication of their research article, 'Nickel carbonyl formation in a fluidized bed reactor: experimental investigation and modeling'. Their research article was accepted for publication in the Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, an inter-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal. The work presented in this article is a follow up work Dr Ghobeity's applied research projects funded by NSERC through two grants (Engage 2015 and ARD 2016-2019).

Congratulations to Dr. Ghobeity and Dr. Aghamiri for all their hard work.

Making a difference in the Community

John Wang, from the School of Applied Computing, is doing what he can to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. John has taken the initiative to organize a small group, in Brantford, to put their sewing skills to work making cloth masks for health-care and essential service workers, and for those who are immuno-compromised and in quarantined households.

Thank you, John, for doing what you can to support not only your students, but your community.

If anyone is interested in joining the initiative, or donating materials or elastics, please contact John Wang.

Faculty Administrators

Vertha Coligan, Dean
Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Dave Wackerlin, Associate Dean
School of Architectural Technology,
School of Applied Chemical and Environmental Sciences

Mark Orlando, Associate Dean
School of Applied Computing, Davis

Pat Burns, Associate Dean
School of Applied Computing, Trafalgar

Dr. Amjed Majeed, Associate Dean

School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology

Daniel Liao, Associate Dean
School of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship

Dr. Michelle Chrétien, Director
Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT)



Mar 18

Remote Learning 2020

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May 14

2020 IMM Grad Showcase Online

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