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
Engineering Ski Trip to Snow Valley
March 3, 2017
On February 21st, Lassonde Engineering Society in collaboration with the ESS Graduate Student Association has organized a ski trip to Snow Valley Resort, Barrie. Both undergraduate and graduate students had a chance to take a break from studying and spend...
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Geomatics Career Fair 2017
March 3, 2017
On February 3rd, Geomatics students had an opportunity to meet with potential employers at the 6th Annual Geomatics Career Fair, which was organized by the Geomatics Club at York. Participating companies included J.D. Barnes Limited, EXP Geomatics Inc., Association of...
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ESSE Teaching Retreat
March 3, 2017
On Wednesday, February 22nd, a number of ESSE faculty members as well as staff and one grad student attended ESSE's annual teaching retreat. It was again held in the Victoria room at Black Creek Pioneer Village. As they arrived in...
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Student Open Feedback Forum
March 3, 2017
A series of Student Open Feedback Forums has been held for undergraduate programs in ESSE Department: Geomatics Engineering on February 15th, Space Engineering on February 16th, and Earth and Atmospheric Science on February 27th. Students met with the Chair of...
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An Interview: Dr. John Moores
March 3, 2017
What is your educational background? I did my undergrad in Engineering Science at University of Toronto, and then a PhD in Planetary Science at University of Arizona. What is your most memorable project? My most memorable project is the Huygens...
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Graduate Studies Open House
February 6, 2017
ESSE Department took part in the Lassonde School of Engineering's inaugural Graduate Studies Open House on Tuesday, January 24th. Undergraduate and Master's-level students had an opportunity to learn how Lassonde research is changing the world and how they can be...
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