Research grants programs:






  • 2 US patents
  • 4 US patent applications
  • 1 Canadian patent application
  • 1 International patent application


Technology Transfers

6 technology transfers to world-leading companies since 2001, including:

  • PCI Geomatics Inc.
  • DigitalGlobe Inc.
  • Intermap Technologies Inc.
  • A US company for national security and intelligence solutions
  • SceneSharp Technologies Inc.






  • May 23, 2012, UNB professor Yun Zhang won a 1.9 million research grant, CBC Radio News, Information Morning, 7:15 AM.
  • May 22, 2012, UNB professor develops new camera technology, CBC TV News, at 6:00 PM.
  • March 3, 2012, UNB Professor wins national innovation award, The Daily Gleaner, Page A3.
  • February 27, 2012, Governor General of Canada Honours Top Science and Engineering Achievements, NSERC News, Ottawa
  • March 3, 2011, SceneSharp – Watching and Locating, CBC Television News, March 3, 6:30 – 7:00 PM News, by CBC Reporter Catharine Butler.
  • March 3, 2011, New Company wants to bring satellite technology down to earth, The Daily Gleaner, Page C1 Business News, by Stephen Llewellyn.
  • March 7, 2011, UNB prof, students team up to pitch new, sharper surveillance technology, The Telegraph Journal, News, March 7, 2011, By Jennifer Gavin.
  • December 2008, UNB's Contribution to the Development of Google Earth, News Report, Rogers TV, December 5th, 5:00 PM, by Shawn DeLong.
  • June 2008: "APEGNB member Yun Zhang, P.Eng., improves quality of far-off images", APEGNB News Letter, June 24, 2008.
  • June 2005, "Optoelectronics World News: Image Fusion Trips Resolution of Color Sensors", Laser Focus World (The magazine for the photonics & optoelectronics industry), pp. 15-16, by Gail Overton.
  • June 2005, "Website Brings Together Academia and Business", the Daily Gleaner, page D1, by Joel O'Kane.
  • June 2004, "UNB Professor Designs Unique Satellite Imagery", the Daily Gleaner, page B4.
  • February 2003, "Web sites offer satellite imagery of Fredericton", the Daily Gleaner, page A4, by Richard Duplain.
  • August 2001, "Inventor seeks market for 3D Innovation: New 3D imaging technology produces easy-to-use photographic maps", Telegraph Journal, by Tali Folkins.
  • August 2001, "Cover Story: Invent This, New Brunswick Scientists Know no Limit", Atlantic Business Regional Magazine, Aug/Sept, Vol. 12, No.4, by Sandra Phinney.