Welcome to the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering

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:

Canada’s only Space Engineering program

Ontario’s only Geomatics Engineering program

a renowned Atmospheric Science & Meteorology program

Our engineering programs are fully accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) and our world-class research strength spans planetary science, satellite systems, meteorology, Geographic Information Systems and global navigation.

Events

ESSE News

Lassonde PhD student, Athina Peidou, wins award for research paper

Third-year Earth and Space Science and Engineering PhD student…

Governor General Gold Medal, Dr. Ebrahim Ghaderpour for superior academic accomplishments

Dr. Ebrahim Ghaderpour: Received the Governor General Gold Medal…

Geomatics PhD Student, Sowmya Natesan, takes home Enbridge Graduate Student Award

Fourth Year PhD student, Sowmya Natesan, has been selected as…

Students from Lassonde head to Canadian Space Agency to design and build satellite

As part of the Canadian CubeSat Project, PhD student Chonggang…

Professor John Moores, announced as York Research Chair in Space Exploration

York University announces nine York Research Chair appointments Nine…

Third-year Geomatics student, Victoria Donko, wins new AOLS award in honour of Henriette Verhoef

A third-year geomatics engineering student from York University’s…

Lassonde Professor opens new lab focused on Autonomous systems research

Jinjun Shan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Earth &…

Lassonde Professor contributes to new book ‘Unmanned Vehicle Systems for Geomatics’

York University geomatics engineering Professor Costas Armenakis…

Megan Gran, Space Engineering Student, Fly a Rocket ! program

Megan Gran, Space Engineering student in the Lassonde School…