Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering

Alumni Spotlight: George Wilcox

Dylan Foote

Posted: May 10, 2021

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“It is satisfying to solve client problems with out-of-the-box solutions and some of the most advanced technologies available.” George Wilcox, a 2010 graduate, has been able to travel worldwide with his UNB GGE education and experience. Wilcox explains it has “brought me to places in Canada that most people rarely get to see, from northern Baffin Island, Yukon, Newfoundland,...

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Thesis oral examination

Lydia Noble

Posted: Apr 29, 2021

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Master of Science in Engineering | Nasrin Eshraghi Ivari The thesis titled, "Data Stream Affinity Propagation for Clustering Indoor Space Localization Data" will be defended by Nasrin Eshraghi Ivari on Wednesday, May 5 at 10 a.m. via Teams. Join the presentation. Faculty members and graduate students are invited to attend this presentation. Abstract In the age of Internet of Things, the ability...

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Alumni Spotlight: Roberta Holtner

Dylan Foote

Posted: Apr 26, 2021

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Roberta Holtner (centre) with two students she helped supervise over the summer of 2019. Located in the Métis community of Fort Vermilion, AB, both are law students in the joint degree program in Canadian Common Law and Indigenous Legal Orders at the University of Victoria. Introducing our next Spotlight, Roberta Holtner! Alumna, Roberta Holtner graduated in 2009 and was recently involved...

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Engineering Design Symposium 2021

Dr. Peter Dare

Posted: Apr 21, 2021

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On 8 April 2021, the University of New Brunswick’s annual Engineering Design Symposium took place. This 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 online for the second year due to COVID requirements, the symposium featured nine presentations by teams of...

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Professor Emeritus Angus Hamilton's 99th Birthday

Dr. John McLaughlin

Posted: Apr 16, 2021

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A Toast to Angus Hamilton Angus receiving a birthday toast from Dr. John McLaughlin On the occasion of his ninety-ninth birthday on April 18, it is my privilege and pleasure to propose this toast to Angus Hamilton, Professor Emeritus. Since its founding in 1960, the Department of Surveying Engineering (now the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering) recruited a group of world class...

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Alumni Spotlight: Scott Warren

Dylan Foote

Posted: Apr 12, 2021

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Scott Warren on top of Freedom Tower, New York City “…These sites would all prove to have unique challenges in laser scanning and surveying, giving me the opportunity to use the skills gained at UNB to repeatedly succeed in project execution. There was little room for error when working on these projects, and the foresight gained by working with the faculty in GGE helped navigate...

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Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering Design Symposium

Peter Dare

Posted: Mar 31, 2021

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On Thursday, April 8, 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 virtually. We invite you to register and take part. The symposium will showcase the design work of approximately 300 final-year engineering students in the product...

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Alumni Spotlight: Adegoke Lawal

Dylan Foote

Posted: Mar 29, 2021

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“My time at GGE really changed my life in a very positive way in the sense that the experiences I learnt from while I was at GGE helped reshape my career.” Introducing Lawal Adegoke, our next Alumni Spotlight! Lawal graduated in 2013 and speaks highly of the family atmosphere within our department. The Geomatics Undergraduate Engineering Student Society (GUESS) plays a key role in...

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Dr. Yun Zhang Delivers an Invited Talk at Western University, Ontario, Canada

Greg Smith

Posted: Mar 17, 2021

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GGE professor Dr. Yun Zhang was invited by the Department of Geography and Environment of the Western University, Ontario, Canada, to deliver a talk at the department’s Speaker Series event on March 5. The title of Dr. Zhang’s talk was "Big Technology Waves and New GIS and Online Mapping Technologies." The talk was delivered through Zoom to the department’s faculty members...

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Alumni Spotlight: Clark Beattie

Dylan Foote

Posted: Mar 15, 2021

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Before joining the UNB Surveying Engineering (SE) program, Beattie was an undergraduate engineering student studying at Mount Allison. During this time Beattie was employed by the Geodetic Survey of Canada for two summers, where he travelled extensively and applied what he had learned thus far. In this role, Beattie was an “observer” in Northern Quebec, Ungava Peninsula, doing first...

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