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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 […]

York IT research program will prepare students for smart infrastructure sector and more

York IT research program will prepare students for smart infrastructure sector and more

  A new program at York University will train students in leading technologies that enable almost anything with an embedded sensor – from the smallest personal accessory to the largest city infrastructure – to connect to the Internet. Professor Marin Litoiu The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council today announced $1.65 million in funding for […]

IBM Donates IaaS to Support Systems Administration Course

IBM Donates IaaS to Support Systems Administration Course

IBM offers Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) of $10K value to support new Systems Administration course. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is a form of cloud computing where a vendor provides users with access to computing resources such as servers, storage, and networking. Organizations use their own platforms and applications within a service provider's infrastructure, without the need […]