Vicki Komisar

Vicki was born and raised in Calgary, Canada, and moved to Toronto in 2005 to major in Biomedical Engineering through the University of Toronto’s Engineering Science program. After completing her degree in 2009, she moved to London, United Kingdom to pursue master’s studies in Biomedical Engineering and Neurotechnology at Imperial College London, where her research focussed… Read more »

David Tollefson

David Tollefson graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Computational Science with a Physics Specialization. He is the founder of the Ontario Academy of Technology, a private high school in Toronto that focuses on STEM. For more than seven years, David has been teaching math and science classes and… Read more »

David Jeong

Dave Junho is currently pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto. His research is in the area of integrated photonics creating opto-electronic devices for high-performance communication and computing systems. Dave completed his master’s degree and bachelor’s degree at the University of Toronto in Electrical Engineering (Photonics) and Engineering Science (Physics Option),… Read more »

Kyle Maynard

Kyle is a recent graduate of the University of Toronto’s Engineering Science Infrastructure program, and a Master of Applied Sciences student at the University of Toronto in the Civil Engineering department. He is currently researching networking and lag compensation techniques for geographically distributed real-time hybrid simulation. He leads tutorials in introductory civil engineering and design,… Read more »

Sinisa Colic

Sinisa Colic is currently a PhD candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. His research involves using machine learning and digital signal processing techniques to find ways to treat neurological disorders. Sinisa has been a DEEP robotics instructor for the past eight years and a MIE course instructor for the past… Read more »

Josh Dian

Josh is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering. His research focuses on the application of signal processing and control techniques to bioengineering problems. He is currently working in the exciting field of optogenetics, combining electrical, optical and physiological tools to tackle outstanding problems in epilepsy research. He has taught… Read more »

Patricia Sheridan

Patricia Sheridan is a DEEP alum, and FIRST Robotics enthusiast. She completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2009 and 2011 respectively, specializing in mechanical design and multi-robot systems. She is now pursuing her PhD in Engineering Leadership Education, investigating new methods of teaching effective teamwork and… Read more »

Nika Shakiba

Nika Shakiba followed her passion for biology and mathematics into the Engineering Science program at the University of Toronto. Graduating as a biomedical engineer in 2010, Nika is now pursuing a PhD in the stem cell field, a cutting-edge research area that has taken her to research labs overseas. Having been a student in a… Read more »