Love Chair in Environmental Engineering

Dr. Satinder Kaur Brar is the newly appointed Love Chair in Environmental Engineering and Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering. The Love Chair in Environmental Engineering was established as a result of a generous $2.5 million donation from longtime York University supporters James and Joanne Love in support of environmental sustainability at York University.

Dr. Brar is a research leader in the field of environmental engineering. In her previous role, Dr. Brar lead the research group on the Bioprocessing and Nano-Enzyme Formulation Facility (BANEFF) at INRS-ETE,

Canada Research Chairs

 

 

 

 

The Lassonde School of Engineering currently has two Tier I and one Tier II Canada Research Chairs:

Tier I Canada Research Chair in Computer Vision Tier I Canada Research Chair in Computational Vision Tier II Canada Research Chair in Planetary Science

 

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Canada Research Chair in Computer Vision (Tier I)

Dr. Michael Brown

NSERC/Quanser Chair in Design Engineering for Innovation

 

 

The NSERC/Quanser Chair in Design Engineering for Innovation is transforming engineering education at York University by bringing real world, hands-on design problems into the classroom and giving students a deeper understanding of the issues that drive engineering design and innovation.

At the core of Lassonde’s Renaissance Engineering curriculum is a focus on thinking broadly, building with passion and learning from hands-on experience.

The Chair in Design Engineering’s goal is to equip all Lassonde students with knowledge of sound design principles, hands on experience and a breadth of design

iFlytek Endowed Chair

Dr. Hui Jiang is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Lassonde School of Engineering and the iFlytek Endowed Chair. The iFlytek Endowed Chair was established as a result of the generous $1.5 million donation from China-based software firm iFlytek in support of technology research at Lassonde. This funding will create the iFlytek Laboratory for Neural Computing and Machine Learning (iNCML) as well as a professorship position to lead research in this field at Lassonde.

Based in China’s Anhui Province, iFlytek is a speech-recognition software developer that offers voice-based

York Research Chairs

 

 

 

The Lassonde School of Engineering currently has four Tier I and two Tier II York Research Chairs (YRC):

Tier I YRC in Human and Computer Vision Tier I YRC in Computational Vision Tier I YRC in Advanced Robotics and Mechatronics Tier I YRC in Space Technology Tier II YRC in Stereoscopic Vision and Depth Perception Tier II YRC in Planetary Science

 

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Tier I YRC in Human and Computer Vision

Dr. James Elder