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ESSE student, Chifuniro (Chifu) Ngalande, receives 2023 York University Esri Canada GIS Scholarship

Esri Canada recognizes Canadian post-secondary institutions that deliver strong, multidisciplinary GIS courses and programs through the GIS Scholarships program. The GIS Scholarships program provides recipients with great networking opportunities, funding and access to extensive GIS resources including Esri software, books and training to develop their GIS skills and knowledge.

This year, the recipient of the 2023 Esri Canada YorkU GIS Scholarship is Chifuniro (Chifu) Ngalande. Chifu is a Graduate student in the Earth and Science Master’s graduate program, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, working with Professor Costas Armenakis.

Chifu was nominated for her work entitled “An environmentally-driven maritime route selection based on fuzzy reasoning.” where she applied a multi-criteria decision-making approach and minimized the uncertainty through fuzzy reasoning to identify optimal vessel routes considering environmental conservation, using the ArcGIS Pro GIS system. 

Congratulations to Chifuniro (Chifu) Ngalande!

York University is one of the Esri Canada GIS Centres of Excellence across Canada and is recognized by Esri Canada for its strong, multidisciplinary focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS).