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Passings: Professor Luiz Cysneiros

Passings: Professor Luiz Cysneiros

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our dear colleague, Luiz Marcio Cysneiros. Professor Cysneiros passed away on Thursday, March 30. He was an Associate Professor at the School of Information Technology, having served for over twenty years. He was one of the earliest members of our School and played a […]

Prof. Arash Habibi Lashkari receives the 2023 York University Research Award

Prof. Arash Habibi Lashkari receives the 2023 York University Research Award

Prof. Arash Habibi Lashkari, Canada Research Chair and Associate Professor of School of Information Technology, has been awarded the 2023 York University Research Award. Prof. Arash Habibi Lashkari is a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Cybersecurity. He is a Senior member of IEEE and an Associate Professor at York University. His research focuses on cyber […]

Prof. Enamul Hoque Prince receives the Dean’s Award for Distinction in Research

Prof. Enamul Hoque Prince receives the Dean’s Award for Distinction in Research

Dr. Enamul Hoque Prince, Director and Assistant Professor of School of Information Technology has been awarded the 2021-22 Dean’s Award for Distinction in Research, Creativity or Scholarship in the Emerging Researcher category. This award acknowledges excellence in research within the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies and celebrates the strengths and reputation of its […]

The School of IT welcomes Prof. Arik Senderovich

The School of IT welcomes Prof. Arik Senderovich

The School of Information Technology is privileged to welcome Prof. Arik Senderovich as a new full-time faculty member with the School. Prof. Senderovich’s research can be broadly positioned in the field of process mining having intersections with machine learning, optimization, and queueing theory. His recent interests include (but not limited to) automated simulation and queue […]

Prof. Ling Jiang joins the School of IT!

Prof. Ling Jiang joins the School of IT!

The School of Information Technology is excited to welcome Prof. Ling Jiang as a new full-time faculty member of the School. Prof. Jiang’s area is in information systems, specializing in the study of user motivations and behaviors in online labor markets.  “We are very lucky to have been joined by Dr. Jiang”, said Sotirios Liaskos, […]

Prof. Marin Litoiu inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Prof. Marin Litoiu inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Marin Litoiu, Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science within the Lassonde School of Engineering and the School of Information Technology within the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LA&PS) at York University, has been inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) works in […]

Are you ready for a career in IT? ICTC forecasts 88,000 new jobs in Ontario by 2021

Are you ready for a career in IT? ICTC forecasts 88,000 new jobs in Ontario by 2021

The demand for IT professionals continues to rise, according to the latest report “Navigating the Digital Shift – Outlook 2021” from the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC). Of a potential 216,000 new ICT jobs across Canada by 2021, 88,000 are projected for Ontario. This new era of industrialization is fuelled by peer-to-peer consumerism and […]

ITEC welcomes Professor Manar Jammal

ITEC welcomes Professor Manar Jammal

The School of Information Technology is pleased to welcome Professor Manar Jammal to the department. Professor Jammal specializes in the study of distributed systems, cloud computing, machine learning, and network automation. “We are very fortunate to have Professor Jammal,” said Sotirios Liaskos, director of the School of Information Technology. “She brings a strong expertise in the […]

Imran Abdulselam alongside Professor Stephen Chen among 2019 DARE recipients

Imran Abdulselam alongside Professor Stephen Chen among 2019 DARE recipients

The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS) celebrated the second year of the Dean’s Award for Research Excellence (DARE), a program that provides undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in research directly supervised by professors. This year, 40 student researchers received the DARE award, which includes $5,000 in funding to work collaboratively with […]