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Four York professors receive awards from Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund

Matthew Perras, assistant professor, Department of Civil Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering is the principal investigator on the project “Using machine learning to understand ancient climatic influences on the stability of cliffs and tombs in the Theban Necropolis of Egypt.” Working with an international research team that includes his colleague Usman Khan, also an assistant […]

Lassonde professor combats microplastic contamination in Lake Ontario

Lassonde professor combats microplastic contamination in Lake Ontario – YFile Shooka Karimpour, a professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering at York University, is working to tackle the spread of plastics in aquatic systems where the decomposition of plastics is having a major impact on aquatic health.. Karimpour has […]

Standford’s List of the World’s Top Researchers — Two Named from Civil Engineering

17 researchers from Lassonde named in Standford’s list of the World’s top researchers From the department of Civil Engineering the following professors were recognized (top recognized subfield in brackets): Stavroula Pantazopoulou (Civil Engineering) and Satinder Brar (Biotechnology). To read the full article about York University’s at https://esse.lassonde.yorku.ca/news/17-researchers-from-lassonde-named-in-standfords-list-of-the-worlds-top-researchers/chievements on the list of top researchers visit YFile. To see the full list of 80+ […]

Female researchers sweep 2021 Lassonde Innovation Awards

The Lassonde School of Engineering at York University has released the results of its 2021 Lassonde Innovation Awards, which included two innovation awards, one graduate mentorship award and the inaugural awarding of the media outreach award. Faculty members from the Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanical Engineering were honoured this year. Innovation Award – Early […]

YU Better Together Link and FAQs

Below is a comprehensive list of updates, information and resources as it relates to the Path Forward for 2020/21 – Phased Return to Campus. While we have provided some context and relevant links below, all updates can be found at the https://yubettertogether.info.yorku.ca/ micro-site, updated regularly by York University. 2020/2021 School Year – what to expect YU Better […]

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 […]