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

Dr. Ebrahim Ghaderpour: Received the Governor General Gold Medal https://gradstudies.yorku.ca/current-students/student-finances/funding-awards/governor-generals/ for “Demonstrated superior academic accomplishments”. The award will be bestowed upon him at the June 14, 2019 Convocation Ceremony. Congratulations, Dr. Ebrahim !!.

IAG Young Authors Award, Athina Peidou, PhD student

Ms. Athina Peidou has been awarded with the International Association of Geodesy Young Authors Award (IAG Young Authors Award) for our paper in the Journal of Geodesy (JoGE; title: On the feasibility of using satellite gravity observations for detecting large-scale solid mass transfer events). The ceremony will take place during the International Union of Geodesy […]

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

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 […]