Geomatics Engineering Grad Students- First Runner-Up – 2020 ECCE App Challenge National competition

CONGRATULATIONS to our Geomatics Engineering grad students Xuyang, Aman and Amir!!!

They are the First Runner-Up team in the 2020 Esri Canada App Challenge national competition.

The Esri Canada GIS Centres of Excellence (ECCE) initiative is aimed at encouraging innovation in GIS research and promoting teaching excellence in spatial data management and analysis in higher education across Canada. Represented by the Geomatics Engineering program, Lassonde School of Engineering and York University is one of the ECCE schools across the country.

ESRI Canada Centre of Excellence (ECCE) organizes the annual App Challenge in which teams across Canada from ECCE schools take part. Each individual team starts the App Challenge with the date chosen for their school, and the theme of the current year is revealed to the team with given one week to complete their project. The theme chosen for the App Challenge 2020 was Health. In total, 17 teams took part in this challenge across Canada over two months duration, and final results were just announced on May 6th, 2020.

Well done!!! We are all very proud of you!!!