Hosted by Geomatics Engineering & Lassonde School of Engineering

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Webinar # 3

Dr. Mozhdeh Shahbazi received her BSc in civil/surveying engineering in 2009, and her MSc degree in geomatics/photogrammetry engineering in 2011. She was a survey engineer and project consultant in the pipeline industry from 2009 to 2011. Her Ph.D. research at the department of applied geomatics, Université de Sherbrooke, was focused on the development of unmanned aerial systems for precise three-dimensional modeling of the environment. In 2014, she joined the Geospatial Information and Communication Technology Lab at York University. She is an adjunct member of the graduate program in Earth and Space Science and Engineering at York University. She was a lecturer at the College of Chicoutimi, Canada, in 2015. She was also working as a geomatics researcher at Centre de géomatique du Québec, from 2014 to 2016.


Dr. Mozhdeh Shahbazi

Register for the webinar

The third GeoTalks Webinar will begin on December 9th, 2020 on from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

We will welcome the undergraduate and graduate students from York University as well as all levels of audiences who are interested in Geomatics Science and Engineering.

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Past Events

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Webinar # 1: Empowering the Workforce of the Future with Geospatial IoT and AI

Dr. Steve Liang is the founder and CTO of SensorUp, a NATO award-winning movement intelligence platform that interconnects the world's IoT data empowering the workforce of the future. Dr. Liang is a global influencer on the Internet of Things, and he is the working group chair of several international standard working groups of the Open Geospatial Consortium and UN’s ITU-T.

Dr. Liang is also a professor and research chair at the Department of Geomatics Engineering at the University of Calgary, and a lab scientist of the Creative Destruction Lab. Dr. Steve Liang was recently named the Rogers IoT Research Chair, a five-year research chair position sponsored by Rogers Communications. A recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Liang has received Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40, Killam Emerging Research Leader Award, and more. Dr. Liang received his PhD from York University in 2007.


Dr. Steve Liang

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

Webinar # 2

Dr. Kevin Lim is the founder and CEO of Lim Geomatics Inc. The company was founded in 2006 to commercialize Dr. Lim's Ph.D. research in airborne lidar and its application to forest inventory and has since grown to employ 20 staff across its two offices located in Ottawa and Calgary. Lim Geomatics was recently recognized as one of Canada's fastest growing companies with its inclusion on the Canadian Business 2020 Growth List.

With its focus on building geospatial software and data to help forestry companies be more efficient with their in-office and field operations, Lim Geomatics has emerged as an industry leader in the forestry market with how it leverages GIS, remote sensing, IoT and AI to increase the bottom line for its forestry customers in Canada, USA and South Africa.

Lim Geomatics remains a bootstrapped company to this day and in this talk, Dr. Lim will share his experiences with his entrepreneurship journey that has spanned over the last 15 years. Dr. Lim received his Ph.D. from Queen's University in 2006 and lives in Ottawa.


Dr. Kevin Lim