Internship Opportunity for ESSE Students

We are pleased to announce exciting “Part Time Surveyor Assistant Internship opportunity with Jay Dee Canada” on the  “North Tunnel Constructors ‐ Coxwell Bypass Tunnel Project” in Toronto, Ontario.  For more info, click here

Faculty Job Openings in Lassonde

Assistant Professor of Space Engineering The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE) invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Space Engineering. For more info, click here Lassonde School of Engineering, Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Engineering The Lassonde School of Engineering, York University […]

Dr. John Moores, ESSE Professor, elected to RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

Lassonde School of Engineering Professor John Moores, has been named a member of the RSC’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Dr. John Moores,  is an internationally recognized planetary scientist and space engineer whose research explores the atmospheres and surfaces of other worlds. His research group has been a member of the science and […]

ESSE Department-Welcomes 3 New Professors

This year, three new professors, Dr. Issac Smith, Dr. Neil Tandon and Dr. Ryan Orszulik  joined the ESSE Department. Dr. Issac Smith Dr. Isaac 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 […]

Professor Jinjun Shan and Dr. Ti Chen received the Cosber Best Paper in Automation Award at 2018 IEEE ICIA

Lassonde School of Engineering Professor Jinjun Shan and his Post Doctoral Fellow Dr. Ti Chen received the Cosber Best Paper in Automation Award at the 2018 IEEE Conference on Information and Automation for “Distributed Fixed-Time Control of Multi-agent Systems with Input Shaping”. The IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (ICIA) is the premier conference series presenting the state […]

Hunter Schofield, Lassonde Co-op/Internship Student of the Year Award

Space Engineering Student, Hunter Schofield, selected for the 2017 Co-op/Internship Students of the Year award (Sponsored by Nascent). The Lassonde Co-op/Internship Student of the Year Award committee recognized Hunter Schofield, for his contribution to his co-op/internship employer in 2017. He will receive a certificate, a $500.00 cash award from the Lassonde Co-op Program and be recognized at the L’Oscars […]

Professor Michael Daly receives Canadian Aeronautics & Space Institute award

Lassonde School of Engineering Professor Michael Daly has been awarded the 2018 CASI McCurdy Award from the Canadian Aeronautics & Space Institute. The award is presented for outstanding achievement in the science and creative aspects of engineering relating to aeronautics and space research. Daly received the award for his academic work, and for his role […]

Lassonde researchers are mapping Canada’s waterways, improving sea traffic

Two professors out of York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering are taking an innovative approach to map the waterways of northern Canada. Geomatics Engineering Professors Costas Armenakis and Mojgan Jadidi, in the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, have introducing crowd-sourced data collection in an effort to map the waterways. The mapping effort […]

Current Students @ York- Interested in a Lassonde Program?

Are you a current student @ York who is interested in a program within the Lassonde School of Engineering? Already a Lassonde student who wants to declare or change your major?   Find out how to apply or declare/change your major online at:   If you have additional questions, please email, call 416-650-8215 […]

Undergrad Students: Apply Now for NSERC USRA and LURA Awards

Undergraduate students can apply for awards via the NSERC USRA and LURA awards (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Undergraduate Student Research Awards and Lassonde Undergraduate Research Award). Deadline to apply is February 27. Details regarding the application process can be found online at: Information Sessions will be held on: January 23, […]

Funded MSc Positions: Crowdsource Bathymetric Data Management Platform and Web-Based Visual Analytics

Geomatics Engineering Program at York University, Toronto, are offering two funded MSc positions for graduate studies in early January 2018 or in May 2018. Interested applicants, please email: and For more info, click here.

JOB POSTING: Elections Ontario- PREO GIS Data Technologist

Job Opportunity with Elections Ontario PREO GIS Data Technologist Temporary Assignment January 2, 2018– December 31, 2018 Posting Date:  November 22, 2017 How to apply Please submit your resume and cover letter as one attachment quoting File # EO-2017-124 to  no later than November 28, 2017. Full Detailed Job Posting can be found online […]

Geomatics Program featured in AOLS Magazine

The latest issue of the AOLS magazine features several articles related to our Geomatics program. The magazine can be found online at:

NASA Group Achievement Award

As pictured above, five Lassonde researchers from the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE) were presented with certificates by NASA “For exceptional technical innovations and execution of rover surface operations leading to numerous, profound new discoveries about the ancient climate and habitability of Mars.” From left to right these are Casey A. […]

Geomatica Award 2017 – Prix Geomatica 2017

The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) is delighted to announce the first recipient of its new prestigious award, “Geomatica”: Dr. Costas Armenakis, Associate Professor, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, at York University. The Geomatica award is presented to someone who has contributed to the advancement of geomatics in […]