K2I Academy at Lassonde Engages Girl Guides,Krystel Reyes and Neena Govindhan, in a Virtual Badge Day!

We are proud to share the exciting news of our students Neena Govindhan and Krystel Reyes, who developed and ran the Girl Guides Badge Day  and published an article in AOLS Fall 2020 publication. https://www.aols.org/site_files/content/pages/about/media/ops-magazine/fall-2020.pdf The article can be found on Page 28. Congratulations Krystel and Neena !!.

Jobs Event via zoom on Nov. 5th, 12:00 -1:00 pm by Lassonde Alumni

The Commuter Representatives for the Bethune College Council at York University have a jobs event scheduled from Nov 3rd-5th. In this event, Bethune and Lassonde Alumni will give talks about their careers. All Students are invited to check out the below page and feel free to share it with your friends. https://www.bethunedragons.ca/dragonjobs.html   Note: There […]

NG-14 launch on Oct 2nd!!

Exciting News !! We will assume the launch on Oct 2., zoom room will open at 8.15pm, with NASA coverage starting at 8.45 for a possible launch at 9.16pm.    

Lassonde hosts 16 students for 2020 Helen Carswell STEAM Program for Women

The Lassonde School of Engineering welcomed 16 female high school students to participate in the Helen Carswell STEAM Program for Women. This year the program ran over a two-week period in a completely virtual format. The program offered participants a paid research opportunity as lab assistants doing meaningful work in science, technology, engineering, arts and […]

Lassonde students finalists in NASA SpaceApps global hackathon for developing COVID-19 solution

A team of five Lassonde School of Engineering students was selected as one of 40 finalists in the global hackathon SpaceApps, run by NASA, and was chosen for its work in developing a COVID-19 Preparedness Index Calculator to limit fatalities and mitigate economic fallout. Out of the 40 teams, the Lassonde team went on to become […]

Lassonde PhD Student, Maryam Jameela, presents AI research at Marine Technology Society Webinar

Second year PhD student, Maryam Jameela, was recently invited by the Marine Technology Society to present her research in partnership with Teledyne CARIS. Her online talk was titled: Leveraging AI Technology on The Cloud for The Future of Ocean Mapping for Marine Technology and took place on August 5th. Jameela has been working under the supervision of Dr.Gunho Sohn on removing atmospheric […]

C4: Groundbreaking, interdisciplinary experiential education initiative enters second year

After a successful pilot test, an international award-winning capstone course will begin its second year this September at York University. C4: The Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom, which meets Mondays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. between September and April, is open to all York students at the end of their degrees, and enables students from different faculties […]

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CBEPS Accreditation and Exemptions Committee accredits the Hydrography course offered by the Geomatics Engineering Program, Lassonde School of Engineering

The Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors (CBEPS) establishes, assesses and certifies the academic qualifications of individuals who apply to become land surveyors and/or geomatics professionals in Canada, except for Quebec. The undergraduate course, ESSE4650 “Hydrography”, offered in Geomatics Engineering Curriculum has been approved for an exemption from the CBEPS C12 Hydrographic Surveying (syllabus) […]

Athina Peidou, Lassonde grad student to work at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Lassonde PhD student Athina Peidou is heading off to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California where she will be doing innovative work on the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) and GRACE Follow-on missions. NASA’s GRACE launched in March of 2002. The mission studies gravity variations in Earth such as changes to surface and bottom […]

NSERC awards grants totalling more than $9.1M to York researchers

Professors at York University have been awarded more than $9.1 million in funding from the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through the Discovery Grants Program and the Discovery Accelerator Supplement Awards. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather […]

Dr. Issac Smith, Lassonde Professor, inducted into the International Astronomical Union

Dr. Isaac Smith, Lassonde Professor inducted into the International Astronomical Union. Dr. Smith joined York University as an Assistant Professor, CRC Tier II in Planetary Science on July 1, 2018. Dr. Smith is a planetary scientist that concentrates on atmospheric, surface, and subsurface processes on Mars, especially related to ice. He is a co-investigator on […]

Athina Peidou, ESSE PhD student earns Governor General’s Gold Medal award for academic excellence

Three graduate students earn Governor General’s Gold Medal awards for academic excellence July 2, 2020 Three York University graduates are this year’s recipients of a Governor General’s Gold Medal, awarded for achieving the highest academic standing. The medals are the most prestigious recognition presented to graduate students. This year’s recipients are Siobhan Angus, Athina Peidou […]

York University announces 12 York Research Chair appointments

Eight emerging and four established researchers across the University will join the York Research Chairs (YRC) program, York University’s internal counterpart to the national Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program, which recognizes outstanding researchers. Two of these appointments are renewals. These YRCs belong to the seventh cohort of researchers to be appointed since the establishment of […]