Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering

GGE celebrates Professor Richard Langley's 40 years at UNB

GGE

Posted: Dec 21, 2021

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2021 marked a special milestone for one of GGE's most distinguished Professors. Dr. Langley, whose impressive career has spanned four decades at UNB, was recognized by his department with a small gathering of current and former department faculty, staff, and special guests. Hyun Ho Rho, Wolfgang Faig, Marcelo Santos, David Coleman, Angus Hamilton, Michelle Ryan, Nasrin Eshraghi Ivari, Stefan...

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Angus Hamilton: GGE’s World War II Vet

GGE

Posted: Nov 25, 2021

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Emeritus Professor Angus Hamilton, a former chairman of the Department of Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering (formerly known as Surveying Engineering), participated in the Golden Club's remembrance meeting on 10 November, the day before Remembrance Day. At 99, Professor Hamilton is one of the oldest veterans from World War II. He served with the Canadian and Royal Air Forces as a radar technician...

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Alumni Spotlight: Greg Rodger

Josh Van Dijk

Posted: Nov 15, 2021

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Greg Rodger came to UNB’s GGE to complete a Bachelor of Science in Engineering already having a previous history degree. He wanted a career where he would be able to work outside and avoid sitting in an office all day. So geomatics seemed like a perfect fit for him. The variety of work he would be tackling was what he loved about the profession: from surveying in the field, studying how...

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Notice of Thesis Defence

GGE

Posted: Nov 3, 2021

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We are pleased to announce that Mitchell Krafczek will be defending his M.Sc.E. thesis on Friday, Nov. 5 at 2:30 pm ADT. Mitchell worked under the supervision of Prof. Shabnam Jabari (GGE, UNB). All faculty members and graduate students are invited to attend. Contact Lisa Valenta (l.valenta@unb.ca) to request a link to this virtual event. The thesis is titled Level of Detail 2, 3D City Model...

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Alumni Spotlight: Paul Ellegood

Dylan Foote

Posted: Oct 18, 2021

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“There were only five in our graduating class of 1966 and three of us, Arnold Russell, Stewart Colburne, and myself spent the final two years studying together back in our classroom in the evenings and have remained life long friends.” Introducing our next Alumni Spotlight, Paul Ellegood! Paul graduated from the Surveying Engineering program in 1966, well before it became the...

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Notice of Thesis Defence

GGE

Posted: Oct 15, 2021

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We are pleased to announce that René Richard will be defending his M.Sc.E. thesis on Tuesday, Oct. 19 at 9 a.m. ADT. René worked under the supervision of Prof Ian Church (GGE, UNB) and Prof Monica Wachowicz (Civil Eng., UNB / Geospatial Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne). All faculty members and graduate students are invited to attend. Contact Lisa Valenta (l.valenta@unb.ca) to...

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Recent research highlights from GGE

GGE

Posted: Sep 24, 2021

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UNB's department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering (GGE) has recently been featured by UNB Research for exciting new research projects.    Learn more about work being done by Dr. Ian Church, of UNB's Ocean Mapping group, on the Arctic Seafloor Mapping Data Processing and Dissemination project and the Hydrospark three-dimensional visualization project.   GGE is proud...

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Alumni Spotlight: Tomas Beran

Dylan Foote

Posted: Aug 10, 2021

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GNSS Reference Station on the Mediterranean coast in Northern Italy in 2019. “The Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering impacted my life in many positive ways.” Tomas Beran, a 2008 Ph.D. graduate who worked with Prof. Richard Langley, writes “the networks I created during my Ph.D. studies helped me find more than one job and many of them are still lasting for more...

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Alumni Spotlight: Olivia Cormier

Dylan Foote

Posted: Jul 12, 2021

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“The offshore life is difficult, especially as a female. It took hard work to gain respect from others and adapt to the lifestyle of being away for extended periods of time. In the end, it is all worth it, as I look back and see what I've achieved, the lifelong friends I made, and knowing that my work is making a difference in the world.” Olivia Cormier, a recent 2019 GGE graduate,...

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Alumni Spotlight: Robin Steeves

Dylan Foote

Posted: Jun 21, 2021

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Robin Steeves (on the right) with a typical class of surveyors he taught. Our undergraduate programs open a wide range of doors and opportunities. This is perfectly showcased by our next Alumni Spotlight, Robin Steeves! Steeves created the popular geodetic network least-squares adjustment program he named GeoLab. Robin completed his undergraduate studies in our department in 1976 and his...

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