York U's Lassonde School hosts undergraduate research conference


From the creation of custom camera filters (think instagram), simulation of Electric Transit Buses, to algorithms for early detection of epilepsy seizures, undergraduate students at York University's Lassonde School of Engineering will showcase their research at the annual Undergraduate Research Conference hosted at York University’s Bergeron Centre, tomorrow.

The Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York

The Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence at York University

This full day event will show case the hard work of undergraduate researchers in the form of posters and oral presentations. During the event you will get a chance to talk to students, professors, and faculty about their research area.  56 undergraduate students from a diverse range of programs were matched with professors to collaborate on research and projects.  For the full list of projects, click here.

York University’s Dr. Lisa Philipps, Interim Vice-President Academic & Provost will welcome students, and Dr. Lucy Fromowitz, Vice-Provost Students will present awards during the event.

WHAT:    2017 Undergraduate Research Conference

WHEN:  Tuesday August 15, 2017 8:30-5:00pm

WHERE Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, 4700 Keele St, Toronto (#81 on the map)

INFO: Detailed agenda HERE

York University is known for championing new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Meaningful and sometimes unexpected careers result from cross-discipline programming, innovative course design and diverse experiential learning opportunities. York students and graduates push limits, achieve goals and find solutions to the world’s most pressing social challenges, empowered by a strong community that opens minds. York U is an internationally recognized research university – our 11 faculties and 26 research centres have partnerships with 200+ leading universities worldwide. Located in Toronto, York is the third largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 295,000 alumni. York U's fully bilingual Glendon campus is home to Southern Ontario's Centre of Excellence for French Language and Bilingual Postsecondary Education.

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