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6th Annual Graduate Research Day Winners

1st Place Winner – Abdul Basit Abstract Title:  Impact of Climate Change on Thermal Behaviour of Pavement Structures in Ontario 2nd Place Winner – Eyad Abu Rish Abstract Title:  Development of an International Roughness Index (IRI) Model for the province of Alberta

Lassonde PhD student earns Best Student Paper Award at Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference

Congratulations to Arefeh Shamskhany for the Best Student Paper Award at Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference! Arefeh Shamskhany, a PhD student in civil engineering at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering, was awarded the Hydrotechnical Specialty Conference 2021 First Place Best Student Paper Award at the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference […]

2021 TA Excellence Award Winner

Congratulations to Zoi Ralli who is recipient of the 2021 TA Excellence Award! The adjudication committee was impressed with the support letters that spoke of Zoi’s positive personality and ability to develop personal connections with students. In addition to this, the letters spoke positively about Zoi’s ability to convey difficult concepts in a clear and […]

Civil Engineering students win top prizes in Lassonde Research Photo competition

Cutting-Edge Research Captured in the Inaugural Lassonde Research Photo Competition. Congratulations to First place and People’s Choice winner Arefeh Shamskhany (supervised by Dr. Karimpour) for her photo submission entitled Le Diable Bleu. Congratulations to Second place winner Preet Patel (supervised by Dr. Karimpour & Dr. Krol) for his photo submission entitled Galaxies of Plastic Waste. […]

5th Annual Graduate Research Day Winners

1st Place Winner – Everett Snieder Abstract Title:  Improved real-time SWMM flow forecasts using two machine learning approaches 2nd Place Winner – Bronwyn Chorlton Abstract Title:  Performance of Fire Rated Gypsum Board on Timber to Real Fire Exposures

2020 TA Excellence Award Winner

  Congratulations to Bronwyn Chorlton who is recipient of the 2020 TA Excellence Award! This award recognizes excellence in and commitment to teaching in the department. The adjudication committee was especially impressed with the supporting letters that highlighted Bronwyn’s commitment to student success, organized and informative lab sessions, and the support she offered her fellow […]

2019 TA Excellence Award Winner

Congratulations to Adrien Sparling who is recipient of the 2019 TA Excellence Award! This award recognizes excellence in and commitment to teaching in the department. The adjudication committee was especially impressed with the supporting letters that highlighted Adrien’s eagerness to support and motivate students, preparation, and attention to detail. Adrien’s efforts have helped create a […]

4th Annual Graduate Research Day Winners

Long Presentation Winner – Josephine Morgenroth Abstract Title:  Probabilistic Modelling vs. Machine Learning for Streamlining Geomechanical Data 3-Minute Presentation Winner – Ahmad Mohammadi   Abstract Title: A Real-Time Threat Analysis Tool to Improve the Roadway Safety for First Responders Congratulations to both our winners!