Professor Hornsey is a Professor of Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, having joined York University in 2001 from the University of Waterloo as one of the first Engineering faculty members. He earned his MA, MSc and PhD degrees in Engineering Science from Oxford University in England, and is a licensed Professional Engineer.
In 2011-12, Professor Hornsey was one of a small team developing the Lassonde School of Engineering. Since then, as Vice-Dean of Lassonde, he has led the Faculty’s governance and quality assurance processes and the establishment of the School’s co-op option. He was also a member of the core project team that designed the new home of Engineering on campus, the Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence.