Posts Categorized: DEEP Summer Instructor 2018

Tony Mayadunne

Anthony Mayadunne is a lecturer in Finance at Rotman School of Management at U of T, and the Schulich School of business at York University. He also teaches Engineering Economics at U of T’s Faculty of Engineering and at University of Waterloo. Tony is passionate about teaching students how to learn in different environments on… Read more »

Nikhil Narayanan

Nikhil is a graduate student at the Institute for Aerospace Studies. He is passionate about teaching, the aviation industry and aircraft in general. Nikhil enjoys music, comedy and reading in his spare time. Courses DEEP Spring Seminar Series Driving Forces in Modern Aircraft Design DEEP Summer Academy Driving Forces in Modern Aircraft Design Back to… Read more »

Nik Kuzmic

Nikola Kuzmic received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ryerson University. During his undergraduate studies he worked on numerical modelling of heat transfer in underground source heat pump systems. Currently, he is integrating math with experimental biology to build a computational model of tumour-induced blood vessel growth. He is excited to be part of… Read more »

Shawn Xiong

Shawn is currently completing his Ph.D. study in Biochemistry, in which he uses X-rays to visualize protein structures and investigate the structure-function duality of the biology. He is passionate about teaching and Higher Education. In this capacity, Shawn has taught and TAed several biochemistry undergraduate courses and one graduate learning module. In addition, he also… Read more »

Noosheen Walji

Noosheen is currently a PhD candidate in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto. In 2013, she completed her undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering at U of T, and in 2015 she finished her Master of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Noosheen is driven… Read more »

Negar Balaghi

Negar is currently an Engineering Science student at University of Toronto, specializing in Biomedical Systems and Regenerative Medicine. Her studies include conducting research on embryonic morphogenesis using Drosophila as a model organism. In her spare time, she enjoys reading graphic novels, knitting, and jigsaw puzzles. Courses DEEP Spring Seminar Series Techniques in Cell Biology Research… Read more »

Mike McKie

Michael is a senior Ph.D. candidate with the Drinking Water Research Group at the University of Toronto. During his time at U of T he has been a teaching assistant for many upper year and graduate level civil engineering courses, and was co-lecturer for the 3rd year water and wastewater treatment course. He is a… Read more »

Joel Loh

Joel did his MaSc in Electrical Engineering in University of Toronto in 2011 with a focus on optical films that eliminate reflection. He is currently a PhD candidate working on a variety of projects ; from plasmonic gratings to solar control coatings to artificial photosynthesis. Courses DEEP Summer Academy Applying Engineering Principles in Manufacturing Solar… Read more »

Jasty Singh

Jasty Singh completed her undergrad in Immunology and her PhD in Developmental Biology and Immunology at the University of Toronto. Her interests lay in studying the intricacies of immune cell development, with hopes of engineering immune cells for immunotherapeutic potential in regenerative medicine. She is now pursuing a research fellowship in the stem cell bioengineering… Read more »

Jason Tam

Jason is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Engineering at University of Toronto. His research interest is in bio-mimicry, specifically reproducing the water repelling properties observed in natural superhydrophobic leaves such as the lotus leaf on engineered materials. He is also highly experienced in electron microscopy; from observing the surface structure of… Read more »