Entries by Sindy Mahal

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.  

2nd Annual Graduate Research Day Winners

Presentation Winner – Adrien Sparling Abstract Title: Out-of-Plane Performance of Concrete Masonry Walls with Near-Surface Mounted Reinforcement Poster Winner – Parnian Izadi Abstract Title:  Enhancement of anaerobic digestion process using Biostreme and vitamins as additives Congratulations to both our winners.  

Civil students excel in their first ever Troitsky Bridge Building Competition

The winners of the Lassonde Bridge Building competition, which took place last November, were sent this March to compete in the Troitsky Bridge Building Competition in Concordia University in Montreal. This is an annual competition where engineering students design and build model bridges out of popsicle sticks, toothpicks, white glue and dental floss. The competition tests the […]