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

Calling all Architectural Technology Students...

Get ready for Arch Tech week 2019 running from October 1st - 4th.

Take the learning outside-of-the-classroom with this super fun week of hands-on activities. Attendance is still required as each activity is worth an in-class mark.

2019 Sec Tor Security Education Conference

SecTor 2019 is coming to Toronto October 7-10. We're pleased to announce that Sheridan's own Honours Bachelor of Applied Information Sciences (Information Systems Security) Program Coordinator, Nick Johnston, is slated to sit on the FAIL Panel on October 9th from 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

Taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s South Building in downtown Toronto, SecTor has keynote speakers from the most respected and trusted IT industry’s experts. SecTor is a must attend event for every IT Professional.

2019 World Skills - Jake Doan earns a Medallion for Excellence

Congratulations to Jake Doan, Sheridan's Industrial Mechanic Millwright competitor, at the WorldSkills Competition in Kazan, Russia. Jake earned a Medallion for Excellence for his outstanding effort and impressive results at WorldSkills. Jake, we are so proud of your success. Congrats!

2019 Summer placements for the Environmental Control Program

The Environmental Control Program (Post Graduate Diploma) student work placement component just wrapped up. To complete the program requirements, students had to fulfill a non-paid work placement with a consulting, municipality or institution on an environmental project or activity. Projects included information gathering, product or method development, report writing, inspections, laboratory work, marketing, troubleshooting, auditing, job shadowing, research, to name a few. Students had the opportunity to present what they learned during their work placements in front of many of the Industry supervisors in attendance. Students in this program are taking courses such as Water and Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Regulations, Occupational Health and Safety, Sampling and Analysis, Site Assessment, Environmental Auditing, Solid Waste Management, Air Pollution Control, and Environmental Laboratory.

Since this is a post graduate-diploma program, students in this program already possess a university degree or engineering technology diploma (in such areas as chemistry, biochemistry, engineering, biology, geology, environmental studies, and resource management).

Congratulations everyone! Great job on your work placements and a special think you to Dr. Marcia Wallace, Assistant Deputy Minister for Municipal Affairs and Housing, for joining us in celebration of our student’s accomplishments.

First cohort of Mechanical Engineering degree students

Welcome to Sheridan's first-ever Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) students pictured here with Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Associate Dean, Dr Amjed Majeed, and Program Coordinators Lewis Mununga and Amin Ghobeity.

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

Dr. Mardy Frazer, 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)



Oct 01

Architecture Week 2019

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