Latest News and Announcements

JULY 2023 - Now

April 2024
Our laboratory celebrates a season of outstanding achievements, with several students receiving prestigious awards in the GGE’s 2023-24 award ceremony:

  • PhD candidate Hwang Lee has received the First Paper Award.
  • Our undergraduate summer research assistant and incoming MSc student, Ryan Siu,  has been awarded the Janet Campbell-Booth Scholarship.
  • PhD candidate Haoran Cheng is the recipient of the Teaching Assistant Award.
  • Undergraduate thesis student Sana Hashim has been distinguished with the Best Undergraduate Thesis Award and the Ferenc (Ferko) Csillag Memorial Award.

In addition, our MSc student, Carolyne Qiang, has been awarded the NSERC CGS M Scholarship for the upcoming year. Congratulations to all our students for their exceptional contributions and achievements!

​December 2023
Our lab member Carolyne Qiang has been awarded the B. Harper Bull Scholarship Award from TRCA ( and an OGS scholarship, while Shuhao Xu received the Climate Positive Energy Graduate Scholarship ( These awards are instrumental in supporting their proposed MSc research projects. Congratulations to both!

November 2023
Mid-term group activities serve as valuable opportunities for team building, enjoyment, and stress relief. Thanks to our dedicated lab manager, Haoran, for arranging this enjoyable event. Additionally, we extend our best wishes as we part ways with Yanyu, who has been a visiting PhD from Zhejiang University in our lab for the past year. Wishing Yanyu all the best in his future endeavors.

September 2023
Congratulations to our lab member Daniel Nelson who successfully defended his MSc thesis entitled "Advancing Wildfire Research Through Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Image Processing Algorithms". Thanks to the examination committee: Professor Andrea Oliver, Professor Kent Moore, and Professor Trevor Porter. 

August 2023
Our summer undergraduate researchers presented their summer work at UTM's SURF 2023!

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