Welcome to the department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE) at 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.

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News
Paola’s Retirement Party — November 11th
November 30, 2016
On Friday, November 11th, colleagues, friends, and  family of Paola Panaro got together to wish her happy retirement. As Administrative Assistant at the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering for many years, Paola has always been a source...
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GIS Day — November 16th
November 30, 2016
GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day is an annual event first held on November 19, 1999 by the National Geographical Society (NGS), the Association of American Geographers (AAG), and ESRI. Since then, GIS Day is held on the third Wednesday of...
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Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea seminar
November 30, 2016
As part of his role as an International Association of Geodesy (IAG) member of the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS), Sunil helped organize and attend the Board’s annual meeting and seminar, this year held in Seoul,...
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Government of Canada GNSS workshop
November 30, 2016
Sunil was invited to speak and chair a panel discussion on Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) innovation for the federal government.  The meeting, entitled “GNSS Vulnerabilities, Innovation, and Policy (VIP) Workshop” was organized by the GNSS Coordinate Office at Industry...
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The Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) Visited the Geomatics Engineering Program at ESSE on November 18th-19th 2016
November 30, 2016
Our Geomatics Engineering Program is being assessed towards accreditation by The Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS). CBEPS establishes, assesses and certifies the academic qualifications of individuals who apply to become land surveyors and/or geomatics professionals in Canada,...
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Julien Li-Chee-Ming Awards the 2nd Place in Student Papers Competition
November 30, 2016
Unmanned Systems Canada awards were presented at the 14th annual Unmanned Systems Conference held in Edmonton AB on November 1st-3rd, 2016. York University graduate student Julien Li-Chee-Ming has received the well-deserved 2nd place in the Student Papers Competition. Couple years...
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