Entries by Gillian Moore

Research on global environmental safety earns Professor Satinder Brar international award

York University’s James & Joanne Love Chair in Environmental Engineering, Satinder Brar, first became interested in research and the environment at a young age in India thanks to her grandfather, a farmer, who taught her the values of environmental sustainability. Satinder Kaur Brar Since then, the civil engineering professor’s distinguished accomplishments in the fields of […]

Professor Dan Palermo receives Outstanding Associate Editor award

In addition to busy days as a professor and Chair in the Civil Engineering Department, Dan Palermo was recently recognized as one of the 2018 Outstanding Associate Editors for the Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering. The accolade recognizes the efforts and commitment of exceptional members of the journal’s editorial board. The journal depends on its […]

Professor Satinder Brar – Eddy Principles/Processes Wastewater Medal Winner

Congratulations to Dr. Satinder Brar for being this year’s Eddy Principles/Processes Wastewater Medal Winner, selected by the Water Environment Federation. The honour is bestowed for research that makes vital contributions to the existing knowledge of the fundamental principles of wastewater treatment. Professor Brar, and her co-authors, have been awarded the medal for their paper entitled: “Acute […]

Capstone Design Group Finished in the Top Six at CSCE Competition

York Students Syed Husain and Jordan Santorsola did an excellent job representing the Civil Engineering Department and York University at the CSCE Capstone Competition held at the Sheraton Laval and Convention Centre from June 12-15, 2019.  Of the 18 teams in the competition, Jordan and Syed finished just outside of the top 3 and were […]

Transportation Planning Professional of the Year Award

York University adjunct professor, Dr. Sabbir Saiyed, has been awarded the Transportation Planning Professional of the Year at the Ontario Traffic Council’s (OTC) 2019 annual conference. The award takes into account Dr. Saiyed’s significant contribution to the transportation planning profession and the initiatives undertaken with OTC and other professional organizations. Dr. Saiyed was instrumental in […]

Dr. Liam Butler’s Collaborative Paper Wins Prestigious ASCE Award

A paper co-authored by Prof. Liam Butler and former University of Cambridge colleagues has been awarded the 2019 James Croes Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).   Titled “Structural Performance Monitoring Using a Dynamic Data-Driven BIM Environment”, and published in the Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering in May 2018, the research paper explores […]