Tag Archives: Lassonde School of Eng

York U scholars map carbon dioxide glaciers and use modelling to show they are flowing at Mars’ south pole

Groundbreaking study solves a longstanding mystery about the composition of Mars’ famous polar formations TORONTO, April 26, 2022 — Scientists have long known that a large expanse of ice at Mars’ south pole contains a mix of frozen water and carbon dioxide. But only in recent years have they started to discover just how much ice […]

The ‘Ghost in the Machine’: a public debate on the future of technology in society

TORONTO, ON, Wednesday, January 24, 2018- Will artificial intelligence soon become more intelligent than its creator? As technology continues to play a bigger role in all aspects of our society, it’s more important now than ever to consider the organizing principles behind how it structures our digital lives. This is just one of the many questions experts, […]

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. This full day event will show case […]

York University, Partners, Develop Innovative Math and Science Mobile Teaching App Content

App content aims to inspire students to continue education in STEM subjects TORONTO, March 28, 2017 –- With growing opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), Professor Sushanta Mitra and his team at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering have partnered with the public and private sector to create learning modules built on Quanser’s […]

Media Advisory: York University hosts National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

TORONTO, December 2, 2016 – York University in collaboration with the Lassonde School of Engineering will observe a National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016.  This year, the York Federation of Students, with the support of York President & Vice-Chancellor Mamdouh Shoukri, initiated a 14-panelled mural of remembrance, […]

York U researchers find “sweet” solution to kill E. coli in drinking water

TORONTO, November 14, 2016 – Paper strips laced with sugar could be the sweetest solution so far, literally, to kill E. coli in contaminated water. York University researcher Sushanta Mitra says the “DipTreat” discovery will be key to developing a new generation of inexpensive and portable water treatment devices, with human health benefits in Canada […]