Entries by Gillian Moore

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 […]

Dr. Magdalena Krol Receives Funding to Study Long-Term Stability of Used Nuclear Fuel Containers for Deep Underground Repositories

https://lassonde.yorku.ca/articles/assistant-professor-receives-funding-study-long-term-stability-used-nuclear-fuel-containers Assistant Professor Magdalena Krol, from the Lassonde School of Engineering’s Civil Department, has received funding from the Ontario Research Fund to study the long-term stability of used nuclear fuel containers for deep underground repositories. The $4-million grant has been awarded to four universities, including Western University (leading organization), York University, University of Waterloo and […]