Entries by Sindy Mahal

Lauren Folk, Civil Engineering graduate student, awarded the 2018 Guylène Proulx OC Scholarship for emergency evacuation research

We are pleased to announce that Civil Engineering MASc student Lauren Folk has been named the recipient of the Society of Fire Protection Engineering Foundation’s 2018 Guylène Proulx Scholarship. This is a very competitive and prestigious international award given annually to a top ranking research student studying Human Behaviour in Fire. Lauren was awarded this international […]

Civil Engineering program receives CEAB Accreditation

It is with great pride and joy we announce that the Civil Engineering undergraduate program at York University has been accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB). We have been granted 3 years of accreditation, which is the maximum that can be given to a new engineering program. We take this opportunity to thank […]

MASc student Mena Morcos receives an “Honourable Mention” for his paper at CSCE

Congratulations to Mena Morcos, an MASc student in Civil Engineering for receiving an Honourable Mention for his paper on “Numerical Modelling of Slender Superelastic-Shape Memory Alloy Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls.” at the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Annual Conference in Fredericton as a part of the 2018 Best Paper Competition.  Mena is supervised by […]

Professor Dan Palermo recipient of 2018 President’s University-Wide Teaching Award

Dan Palermo, a professor in the Civil Engineering Program in the Lassonde School of Engineering, will receive the President’s University-Wide Teaching Award in the Full-Time Senior Faculty category. Palermo was the first faculty member to join Lassonde’s Civil Engineering program when it was established in 2013. He was instrumental in setting up both the undergraduate […]

3rd Annual Graduate Research Day Winners

Long Presentation Winner – Kostas Tsiotsias Abstract Title: Bond strength of ultra high performance concrete under direct tension pullout 3-Minute Presentation Winner – Rodrigo Alcaino Olivares Abstract Title:  Fracturing of ancient bedrock surfaces due to climatic effects Congratulations to both our winners.