Posts Categorized: DEEP Summer Instructor

Faizul Mohee

Faizul Mohee is a licensed professional engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario, a licensed project manager (PMP) and LEED GA. He completed his master’s degree in Civil Engineering from University of Toronto. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Prior to pursuing his PhD, Faizul worked in mining, nuclear, transmission/distribution… Read more »

Jian-Feng Shi

Jian-Feng Shi is currently pursuing a PhD in Aerospace Engineering. He is researching infrared vision algorithms, and guidance/control techniques at Carleton University.  Jian-Feng has more than 15 years of experience in the Aerospace industry; he specializes in guidance navigation and controls for spacecraft and robotic systems. He has worked on various space-related projects including: robotic… Read more »

Joel Loh Yi Yang

Joel Loh Yi Yang completed his master’s degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto, and is currently pursuing his PhD, focussing on renewable solar fuels and enhancing photonic absorption in photovoltaics. For his master’s thesis, he researched the design and fabrication of anti-reflective coatings on photovolatics to enhance photovoltaic power. In… Read more »

Tiffany Tong

Tiffany is a Master of Applied Science student in the Interactive Media Lab, part of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto. Her current research focuses on novel applications in healthcare targeted towards the elderly. Her work concentrates on decision support tools that assist in the detection of cognitive status… Read more »

Janice Song

Janice is currently a third year PhD student working on shape memory materials for biomedical and clinical applications. She did her bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering and her master’s in Biomedical Engineering, both at the University of Toronto. She is now utilizing the knowledge and skills she gained in materials science and biology… Read more »

Kasra Rezaee

Kasra was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. He completed his undergraduate and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of Tehran. He came to the University of Toronto in 2009 to pursue a PhD in Civil Engineering. He is currently working on freeway traffic control at the Intelligent Transportation Systems Centre and Testbed… Read more »

Sahar Pirooz Azad

Sahar was born and raised in Tehran, Iran. She completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering at University of Tehran. She came to the University of Toronto in 2009 to pursue a PhD in Electrical Engineering. She has recently graduated and is currently a post-doctoral fellow in the energy group. Her PhD thesis… Read more »

Kelsey Nilsen

Kelsey was born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She spent her first two years of university in Salt Lake City, Utah as part of the Westminster Varsity Alpine ski team. After being accepted into the Environmental Design Program at the University of British Columbia she moved to Vancouver, where she graduated with a Bachelor of… Read more »

Jeff Nijsse

Jeff is from Ancaster, Ontario. In 2012, he graduated with a Master of Applied Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto. He has also studied mechanical and automotive engineering and computer science. Jeff has always been inspired by the university environment and has attended three different universities in Canada and one in the… Read more »

Sean McCurdy

Sean participated in DEEP Summer Academy while in high school. He is currently pursuing his PhD at the University of Toronto, focusing on developing pharmaceutical strategies to block cancer initiation. While working in the lab, Sean continually hopes that one day he can eradicate cancer with one of his ideas. Sean completed his undergraduate degree… Read more »