Wai Yeung Yan

Postdoctoral Fellow at Ryerson University, Yan’s doctoral research is bringing increased precision and accuracy to a remote sensing laser technology that scans large topographic areas and has wide-ranging impact on a number of industries from forestry assessment and 3D-city modelling to topographic mapping and disaster management. During his doctoral course work, Yan’s outstanding record of scholarship and research garnered him the prestigious Governor General of Canada’s Gold Medal.