Winners of the SFU 2017 ESRI Canada Higher Education Scholarship Award

April 10, 2017

Congratulations to Ruslan Rydvanskiy (BA student Geography) and Marco Jorge (PhD student Geography), the winners of the SFU 2017 Esri Canada Higher Education Scholarship Award. Ruslan's submission was related to the GIS analytical tools to site municipal solid waste facilities while Marco used GIS to extract geological features from digital terrain models. The scholarship award recognizes excellent achievement in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) through the design and implementation of an original and individual project related to the advancement of methods or applications in the discipline. Esri Canada is a Canadian company that provides world-class solutions for GIS software and enterprise development. The award applications were evaluated by a team of reviewers associated with GIS at SFU and from the SFU's Esri Canada Centre of Excellence (ECCE).