Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering

William Liu's MScE defence

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Posted: Aug 23, 2022

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We are excited to announce that Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering (GGE) student William Liu's MScE defence will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. Atlantic time. The title of William's dissertation is: Improving Forward Mapping and Disocclusion Inpainting Algorithms for Depth-Image-Based Rendering and Mapping and his work is supervised by Dr. Yun Zhang. Dr. Shabnam Jabarai will chair the...

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Spotlight Story: Dylan Foote

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Posted: May 27, 2022

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Former Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering student Dylan Foote has seen some spectacular places, thanks to his career at Challenger Geomatics Ltd. Dylan notes: “I have been fortunate enough to travel all across Nunavut and Northwest Territories. I have had many amazing experiences, learned so much and met many great people.” His experiences include meaningful projects, including...

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8th annual UNB Engineering Design Symposium

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Posted: Apr 26, 2022

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On 7 April 2022, the University of New Brunswick’s annual Engineering Design Symposium took place. The symposium is the culmination of two terms of work for undergraduate Engineering students in their capstone design course typically taken in the last year of their studies. Held in a hybrid format at the Wu Conference Centre, this year’s symposium featured work from each Engineering...

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Fatemeh Fathollahikalanpa’s PhD defence

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Posted: Apr 22, 2022

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We are excited to announce that GGE student Fatemeh Fathollahikalanpa’s PhD defence will be held on Wednesday April 27 at 2 p.m. Atlantic time. The title of Fatemeh's dissertation is Improving Spatial Quality of Terrestrial and Satellite Images by Demosaicking and Fusion and her work is supervised by Prof. Yun Zhang. Dr. Patricia Evans, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, will chair the...

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Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Design Symposium

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Posted: Mar 30, 2022

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On Thursday, April 7, we invite you to join us for the annual Engineering Design Symposium. A culmination of two-terms’ work for the students in their capstone design courses including GGE 4700, the symposium will be held both in person at the Wu Conference Center and virtually. We invite you to register and take part. The symposium will showcase the design work of approximately 300...

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GGE: More than Surveying

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Posted: Mar 28, 2022

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Sponsored by International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre, the annual Data Challenge event encourages UNB students, in a competition setting, to test their analytical and processing skills, working with a set of real-world data. Last fall, 12 teams participated in the data analytics competition to select one of six global burden of disease data sets and arrive at a correct interpretation...

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Alumni Spotlight: Nicole Caissie

Josh Van Dijk

Posted: Mar 28, 2022

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Nicole Caissie grew up in the small rural New Brunswick town of Chipman. After graduating from high school with her 23 fellow classmates, she came to UNB’s engineering faculty with no clue about what she wanted to do for the rest of her life. This changed soon after she discovered GGE and immediately fell in love with the program. She knew it would allow her to work anywhere in the world...

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GGE celebrates Professor Richard Langley's 40 years at UNB

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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

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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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