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Research Vision

The Lassonde School of Engineering is developing a dynamic, innovative, leading-edge research and collaboration that captivates, engages, empowers and impacts the world at large.

Our research vision for Lassonde focuses on:
 
• Creation of research culture that fosters the cross-pollination of ideas and disciplines.

• Extensive networking and partnerships, through integrated networking.

• Creation of a critical mass of stakeholders in strategic priority areas.

• Intensification of our presence in and engagement of the community to raise research awareness and improve the recognition and competitiveness of our programs.  

Engineering students using a 3D printer

$14 M Average annual external research funding

250 Active research grants

600 Average publications per year

14 Research Chairs

61 Active Industry Partners

3 Research Centres

58% Increase in graduate student
enrolment over 5 years

30% Annual increase in
post-doctoral fellow
enrollment

7 Royal Society of
Canada members

5 Canadian Academy of
Engineering Fellows

6 Engineering Institute
of Canada Fellows

People in lab

Meet our Researchers

Our researchers come from all over the world and bring expertise in a wide variety of disciplines including:

  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Space Exploration
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Resilience and Sustainability
  • Intelligence and Interactive Systems
  • Bioengineering

Contact

For more information about research at Lassonde, send us an email at resday@yorku.ca.