Lassonde’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems Lab takes home four awards

Earlier this month, several awards were given to members of Lassonde’s Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Laboratory at this year’s ION GNSS+ conference where four York University Technical papers were presented. The ION GNSS+ is the world’s largest and most influential annual GNSS conference which brings together international leaders in GNSS and related fields to […]

Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Gordon G. Shepherd to deliver lecture, Nov. 1

Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus Gordon G. Shepherd will deliver the fall term lecture for the Association of Retired Faculty and Librarians (ARFL) at York University on Nov. 1. Gordon Shepherd Shepherd, of the Lassonde School of Engineering’s Department of Earth & Space Science & Engineering, presents the talk “Earth’s Aurora and Airglow as Seen from […]

Lassonde Scholarship, Apply Now

The Lassonde Scholarship At Lassonde we believe in the Renaissance Philosophy: educating engineers and scientists that have more than just technical skills, but passion, perspective and a creative spark, too. The Lassonde Scholarship is one of the most generous awards available to students who demonstrate the traits of a future Renaissance Engineer or Renaissance Scientist. […]

Lassonde Undergraduate Summer Student Research Conference narrows in on sustainability and inclusivity

The Lassonde School of Engineering at York University hosted its fourth annual Undergraduate Summer Student Research Conference on Aug. 15, with more than 70 students participating. Students showcased the diverse research projects they’ve been working on throughout the summer, with five oral presentations and 53 poster exhibits under various research awards, including the following: Natural […]

Study provides new clues to the source of methane gas on Mars

A team of researchers led by scientists at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering has modelled how methane changes on Mars throughout the day by using data from a satellite, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter and the Curiosity rover. In the past, each had measured significantly different amounts of methane on Mars. The new measurements provide […]

Lassonde research paper, earns front cover of ‘Journal of Geophysical Research’

Atmospheric science Professor Peter Taylor and grad student Soudeh Afsharian’s paper “On the Potential Impact of Lake Erie Wind Farms on Water Temperatures and Mixed‐Layer Depths: Some Preliminary 1‐D Modeling Using COHERENS” was featured on the front cover of the Journal of Geophysical Research’s March issue. Peter Taylor Their research article covers Lake Erie’s potential […]

Innovative, pan-University capstone classroom launches in September

A new, full-year capstone course is being pilot tested this fall at York University. C4: The Cross-Campus Capstone Classroom brings together third- and fourth-year students from different faculties into multidisciplinary teams focused on solving pressing, real-world challenges posed by organizations operating in both the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds. C4 partners include the Yonge Street Mission, […]

Lassonde postdoctoral researcher, Christina L. Smith, selected to join NASA mission to Jupiter

NASA has selected Christina L. Smith, a postdoctoral researcher at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering, to be a participating scientist on NASA’s Juno Mission to Jupiter. Congratulations, Christina !!. For more info, click here.

Lassonde Professor talks Ozone Layer on Irish Podcast

Lassonde School of Engineering Professor Emeritus Tom McElroy was recently featured in an interview on the radio show and subsequent podcast Kerry Today, with host Joe McGill, alongside the director of the Irish Meteorological Service (Met Eireann), Eoin Moran. The show took place in Ireland where McElroy was on location visiting the weather station in […]

Professor Peter Taylor’s Paper featured on front cover of Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans

Atmospheric Science Professor Peter Taylor and Grad student Soudeh Afsharian’s paper, On the Potential Impact of Lake Erie Wind Farms on Water Temperatures and Mixed‐Layer Depths: Some Preliminary 1‐D Modeling Using COHERENS was featured on the front cover of the Journal of Geophysical Research’s March issue. Their research article covers Lake Erie’s potential as a […]

Lassonde Student, Sogand Talebi, featured on CBC Panel to discuss Apollo 11 and its impact on Pop Culture

Lassonde’s own Space Engineering student Sogand Talebi was recently featured in a panel discussion on CBC The National in honour of Apollo 11 (the Moon Landing’s) 50th anniversary. Talebi chatted with the likes of Canadian Astronaut, Dave Williams and Entertainment reporter, Eli Glasner. The segment featured roundtable discussions from the trio on the future of […]

Geomatics Engineering Prof. Jianguo Wang, leads Chinese to English translation of well-known textbook

York University Geomatics Engineering Professor Jianguo Wang led the English edition of Error Theory and Foundation of Surveying Adjustment, a well-known university textbook in Chinese authored by faculty in the Teaching and Research Section of Surveying Adjustment at the School of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at Wuhan University, China. For more info, click here.

Mitchell Palmer, Lassonde grad awarded the Bergeron Medal

Each year, a top student graduating from the Lassonde School of Engineering is selected to receive the Bergeron Medal in recognition of their academic and entrepreneurial achievements in the Bergeron Entrepreneurs in Science and Technology (BEST) program at York University. Mitchell Palmer shows off his BEST award This year, the Bergeron Medal has been awarded to Mitchell Palmer […]

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

Third-year Earth and Space Science and Engineering PhD student Athina Peidou has been awarded with the International Association of Geodesy Young Authors Award for her work on the paper titled “On the feasibility of using satellite gravity observations for detecting large-scale solid mass transfer events,” published in the Journal of Geodesy.          Athina Peidou The […]

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

Dr. Ebrahim Ghaderpour: Received the Governor General Gold Medal for “Demonstrated superior academic accomplishments”. The award will be bestowed upon him at the June 14, 2019 Convocation Ceremony. Congratulations, Dr. Ebrahim !!.