Tag Archives: Lassonde School of Engineering

York professor and postdoc present big data research at Parliament Hill

Faculty of Science mathematics Professor Jianhong Wu and Postdoctoral Fellow Yawen Xu were invited to participate in the Research Matters Parliament Hill Pop-Up Research Park, which took place May 18. Wu and Xu presented research from a collaborative project led by several scientists at York University. In addition to Wu and Xu, the project involves […]

Lassonde research team selected by NASA to provide support to the Curiosity mission

Lassonde Professor John Moores and his research team have been selected by NASA to provide scientific and operations support to the Mars Science Laboratory Mission (Curiosity). The team is comprised of Moores, MSc student Jake Kloos, Postdoctoral Fellow Christina Smith and PhD Student Casey Moore. The Lassonde team will be part of the mission through […]

York U-led laser instrument to help bring home asteroid sample by NASA mission

Michael Daly, a York University researcher, is the lead scientist on a laser altimeter that will map the surface and create a 3D model of the asteroid Bennu during a NASA mission launching in 2016. The instrument will also help to guide the spacecraft on the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission to a safe spot, […]

Associate Vice-President Research Sushanta Mitra named AAAS Fellow

York University’s Associate Vice-President Research Sushanta Mitra has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Mitra was given the honour in recognition of his contributions to the field of micro-nanofluidics, particularly for development of tools and techniques for energy exploration, environment monitoring and applications in bio-systems. “Warmest congratulations […]

Is there a robot in your future? Find out at Research Matters event April 9

York University is taking part in Research Matters, a campaign hosted by the Council of Ontario Universities a collaboration among Ontario’s 21 universities, which finds new ways to tell stories about how research is changing lives. As part of the initiative, Professor Michael Jenkin in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science in the […]