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 »

Ante Lausic

Ante was born and raised in the Toronto area. He received his BASc from the Engineering Science program in 2010 at the University of Toronto, majoring in Nanoengineering. Ante now continues his work as a PhD candidate in the Materials Science & Engineering Department at the University of Toronto. His thesis centres on using nanomaterials… Read more »

Albert Huynh

Albert Huynh is an engineering education and integrative design enthusiast. Currently, he is a Master of Applied Science candidate in U of T’s Industrial Engineering. In 2013, Albert completed his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Toronto. Inspired by his belief that true innovation lies at the intersection of traditional domains, his… Read more »

Billy Graydon

Billy Graydon is studying Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto.  His studies include conducting research with the Connected Vehicles and Smart Transportation project, being a teaching assistant for university-level courses and teaching with DEEP. Billy is very involved in U of T’s engineering community, including two musical ensembles, the campus response team… Read more »

Sakina Essajee

Sakina was born and raised in the suburbs of Toronto. In 2011, she came to the University of Toronto to pursue an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering, and will be completing her degree in the spring of 2014. Her favourite courses included Construction Management, Steel Structural Design and Building Science. Sakina intends to enter the… Read more »

Jongsok Choi

Jongsok Choi is a PhD candidate in the Electrical & Computer Engineering department at the University of Toronto. He received his BASc degree (with distinction) from the Honours Electrical Engineering Co-op Program at the University of Waterloo in 2009 and his MASc degree the from Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at the University of Toronto… Read more »

Isaac Chang

Isaac began his Master of Applied Science at the University of Toronto in 2010 and is currently pursuing a PhD in Biomedical Engineering. His research focuses on the development of a smart floor tile that can measure vital signs of an elderly person in an unobtrusive and non-invasive manner. The smart floor tile collects physiological… Read more »

Braiden Brousseau

Braiden is currently a 3rd year PhD candidate at the University of Toronto, where he also received his BASc and MASc in computer engineering. His expertise encompasses both mobile software and hardware, from digital hardware design and embedded systems design to heterogeneous computing and computer vision. His PhD topic encompasses the acceleration and optimization of… Read more »