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Congratulations Professors Amirfazli and O’Brien

Professors at York University’s Lassonde School of Engineering have been awarded more than $2.2 million in Discovery Grants from the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). The funds will help the researchers to further the knowledge of their respective fields for a period of five years. In the 2017 competition, 100 per cent of the […]

Engineering students learn about social aspects of engineering!

In the “Mechanical Engineering as a Profession” class taught by Prof. Amirfazli, 2nd year students have came up with creative ways of not only completing their coursework, but also have a broader impact outside of the classroom.  In one project students to reduce the stress in the work/study environment designed and promoted Yoga classes, which […]

Attention mechanical engineering students!

Oct 5, 2017 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM BERG 125 Registration Deadline: Oct 5, 2017 11:30 AM Ecosystem will be on campus on October 5, 2017 recruiting mechanical engineering students.  Come to this session to learn more about Ecosystem, the types of projects they work on, the work environment, how they’ll support your career development, […]

Professor Zhang elected as Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellow

Lassonde professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Dan Zhang has been elected as a Fellow to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE). Dr. Zhang is an educator and an internationally-renowned expert in the areas of parallel robotic machines and their applications in manufacturing systems. His influential scientific contributions have led to […]

Four to be honoured with teaching awards at Spring Convocation

Four exceptional faculty members will be presented with teaching awards during York University’s Spring Convocation ceremonies. The recipients have demonstrated exceptional and innovative teaching methods will be honoured with the annual President’s University-Wide Teaching Awards. Award recipients Sabina Mirza, Andrea Davis, Alex Czekanski and Véronique Tomaszewski were selected by the Senate Committee on Awards for […]

Seven of York’s graduate researchers awarded thesis prizes

Seven York graduate students celebrated the receipt of their Thesis & Dissertation Prizes with faculty colleagues and program directors at a recent luncheon honouring their research contributions. “This is one of those great opportunities where we get to celebrate the excellent work of our students,” said Fahim Quadir, interim dean of the Faculty of Graduate […]


  Dr. Phillip Choi, Ph.D., P.Eng., Professor University of Alberta, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Edmonton, Alberta Phillip Choi is Professor of the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering at the University of Alberta and is a registered professional engineer in the province of Alberta and a Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada. […]

Professor Nima Tabatabaei Develops clinical device for early detection of dental caries

Development and clinical translation of a high-resolution photothermal coherence tomography clinical device for detection and 3-D mapping of early dental caries. Professor Nima Tabatabaei from the Department of Mechanical Engineering has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to partner with Quantum […]