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Lassonde School of Engineering
Annual Impact Report 2022-23

Explore how we empower creators to engineer innovative solutions and address global challenges

Voices of Lassonde


Reza Mirhadi

Undergraduate student (final year)
Mechanical Engineering

What I love most about Lassonde is how academic and extracurricular opportunities complement the School’s sustainable vision and help create well-rounded engineers. The stories and achievements in the 2022-2023 Impact Report are a testament to the way Lassonde supports students in their journey.

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Praise Ayorinde

Graduate, Bachelor of Computer Science and minor in Psychology (2019)
Software Development Manager, Amazon

I feel a sense of pride knowing my journey began at an upstanding University that is making a difference through community outreach, research advancement and interdisciplinary, inclusive initiatives.

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Dean Jane Goodyer, Lassonde School of Engineering

Jane Goodyer

Dean, Lassonde School of Engineering

The challenges we face in engineering and science are dynamic and complex. Yet, it is our unwavering commitment to innovation, discovery and progress that fuels our resolve to overcome these obstacles and create a better future.

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Times Higher Education 2024

  • 201-250 in Computer Science
    401-500 in Engineering
    401-500 in Physical Sciences

QS 2023

  • 251-300 in Computer Science & Information Systems
    451-500 in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    NEW! 451-500 in Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering
    401-500 in Natural Science
    501-530 in Engineering & Technology

ShanghaiRanking 2023

  • 101-150 in Telecommunications Engineering
    201-300 in Computer Science & Engineering
    201-300 in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    301-400 in Atmospheric Science
    NEW! 301-400 in Mechanical Engineering
    401-500 in Earth Science
    401-500 in Physical Sciences
    NEW! 401-500 in Environmental Science & Engineering

Maclean’s Ranking 2024

  • 18 in Computer Science
    (Ranking for Canadian Institutions Only)
  • Home to Canada’s only Space Engineering Program


  • 2,229 Lassonde students received $8M in awards, scholarships, and bursaries from York (These supported their success through funding and recognition of their achievements.)
  • 919 undergraduate students received over $2.3M in awards, scholarships, and bursaries from Lassonde (Financial support made a significant difference in their lives by reducing the cost of education and lightening the financial burden of student loans.)
  • $2.2M in new funding supporting students, research and programs
  • $58+M donated to Lassonde since its inception (This has opened doors to higher education access and completion, particularly for those from underserved communities.)
  • 14 Lassonde Scholars were chosen for their academic excellence, passion for extracurricular activities and dedication to making a positive social impact.