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 !!.

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

Fourth Year PhD student, Sowmya Natesan, has been selected as the recipient of York University’s Enbridge Graduate Student Award for her research on tree species identification. The Enbridge Graduate Student Award supports students at York University pursuing research in sustainability and the environment. After completing her masters in Remote Sensing at the prestigious Indian Institute […]

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

As part of the Canadian CubeSat Project, PhD student Chonggang Du, master’s student Vidushi Jain and David Dobrzanski, a fourth-year undergraduate student from the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University, visited the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) from May 6 to 10 to take part in training workshops to learn about designing a miniature satellite, known […]

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

York University announces nine York Research Chair appointments Nine emerging and 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. The newly appointed YRCs belong to the sixth cohort of researchers to be appointed since […]

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 School of Engineering is the first recipient of the newest student award from the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS) – the AOLS Educational Foundation Henriette Verhoef Award. Victoria Donko Victoria Donko was announced the winner during a luncheon event with AOLS and Lassonde in March. The award is […]

Lassonde Professor opens new lab focused on Autonomous systems research

Jinjun Shan, Professor and Chair of the Department of Earth & Space Science at the Lassonde School of Engineering, is among one of the researchers across Canada to earn a prestigious Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) grant and Ontario Research Fund grant to pursue groundbreaking research that focuses on autonomous systems.                 Jinjun Shan Shan […]

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

York University geomatics engineering Professor Costas Armenakis adds textbook editor and author to his resumé with the release of the book Unmanned Vehicle Systems for Geomatics: Towards Robotic Mapping. Along with Petros Patias, Armenakis contributed as a co-editor and chapter author to the text, published by Whittles Publishing. The book contributes to the transformative and revolutionary […]

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

Megan Gran, Space Engineering student in the Lassonde School of Engineering, launching her dreams in April. Gran is one of 24 students in the world who has been selected to participate in the Fly a Rocket! program offered by the European Space Agency at the Andøya Space Center in Norway. For more info, click here

FAST funding – Three Lassonde Professors

The Canadian Space Agency’s Flights and Fieldwork for the Advancement of Science and Technology (FAST) funding initiative supports space research in Canadian post-secondary institutions. For more info, click here