Welcome to the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE)

at the Lassonde School of Engineering

The ESSE Department is home to nearly 30 faculty members, 300 undergraduate and over 100 graduate students.

 We are one of the founding members of the Lassonde School of Engineering, offering several unique and world-class graduate and undergraduate programs, including Canada’s only space engineering program, Ontario’s only Geomatics engineering program as well as renowned Atmospheric Science & Meteorology program. Our engineering programs are fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB), and Geomatics engineering program also prepares graduates for Ontario Land Surveyors (OLS) designation upon graduation. Our research strength lies within multidisciplinary, innovative, world-class research activities spanning from planetary science to satellite technologies, atmospheric studies, GIS and satellite navigation.



Current Students @ York- Interested in a Lassonde Program?

Are you a current student @ York who is interested in a program…

Undergrad Students: Apply Now for NSERC USRA and LURA Awards

Undergraduate students can apply for awards via the NSERC USRA…

Funded MSc Positions: Crowdsource Bathymetric Data Management Platform and Web-Based Visual Analytics

Geomatics Engineering Program at York University, Toronto, are…

Geomatics Program featured in AOLS Magazine

The latest issue of the AOLS magazine features several articles…

NASA Group Achievement Award

As pictured above, five Lassonde researchers from the Department…

Geomatica Award 2017 - Prix Geomatica 2017

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) is delighted to announce…

ESSE Summer BBQ 2017

On July 12th, 2017, ESSE faculty, staff, and graduate students…