JULY 2014 - JUNE 2015
Prof. Yuhong He received an Early Researcher Award to support a 5-year (from 2015-2020) project aiming to develop a long-term, unmanned aerial vehicle-based monitoring system to track the ash-borer invasion that might also be applicable to other invasive species management initiatives.
Justin Murfitt won a CRSS-SCT Travel grant of $1000 for supporting his travel to present the results of our EAB project in the 36th Canadian Remote Sensing Symposium in St-John’s NL. The title of Justin's presentation is Ash Decline Assessment in Emerald Ash Borer Infested Forests using High Spatial Remote Sensing Technologies.
Amy Mui was a recipient of the “NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Awards,” which are supported by NASA and Michigan State University to assist some outstanding students in attending the IALE World Congress on Landscape Ecology, in Portland, Oregon, from July 5-10, 2015.
Justin Murfitt won a full-time summer research intern position with the Centre for Global Change Science at the University of Toronto under Dr. Laura Brown and Dr. Yuhong He's supervision (May-August, 2015).
Siddharth Mishra won a full-time summer research intern position with the Centre for Global Change Science at the University of Toronto under Dr. Yuhong He's supervision (May-August, 2015).
Prof. Yuhong He was awarded the NSERC Early Career Researcher Supplement for the years of 2014 and 2015.
Alexander Tong successfully defended his MSc thesis.
Summer fieldwork training day for undergrad research assistants.
Left to right: Greg Ramospitta (ROP and Science without Border Student), Harnit Dhesi (ROP), Justyna Strzelczyk (ROP), Siddharth Mishra (CGCS Intern), Justin Murfitt (CGCS Intern), Max Sierra (ROP), Steven Pham (ROP)