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Dustin Dunwell

Dustin received his B.Sc and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario in 2004 and 2006 respectively and his Ph.D. degree in high-speed wireline electronics from the University of Toronto in 2012.  Since that time he has worked as a project lead at …

Dr. Muhammad Jaseemuddin

Muhammad Jaseemuddin (M ’98) received B.E. from N.E.D. University, Pakistan, M.S. from The University of Texas at Arlington, and Ph.D. from University of Toronto. He worked in Advanced IP group and Wireless Technology Lab (WTL) at Nortel Networks. He is Professor and Program Director of …

Dr. Salah Sharieh

Dr. Salah Sharieh is a senior technical Innovator with extensive experience in business, technology, and digital transformation. Salah delivered high-profile solutions and provided vision and leadership to several industries, including financial, telecommunication, and high tech, as well as mentored professionals and students.
Working at RBC, he …

Inmar Givoni

For the time being, I am still involved in a variety of professional activities such as mentoring new ventures, supporting women in tech, sitting on advisory boards, AI consulting, and organizing events for the tech community.
I also still give presentations about machine learning, algorithms, big …

Kathy Nicolay

Kathy Nicolay is originally from Vancouver, Canada. She received a B.A. in cultural anthropology at Simon Fraser University in 1999 and has studied and worked abroad in Thailand, the Czech Republic, and India. In 2003, she completed a postgraduate  certificate in international project management.
In 2014, …

Xavier N. Fernando

XAVIER N. FERNANDO was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1965. He received B. Sc.  Eng. (First Class Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1992 and Master’s degree in Telecommunications at the Asian Institute of Technology, …

Bruno Di Stefano

Bruno Di Stefano is a Professional Engineer (PEO), Life Senior Member of IEEE, Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, Fellow of Engineers Canada, with more than 45 years of professional experience. He practiced in electronics, computer, and software engineering, in product development and management …

Dr. Maryam Davoudpour

Dr. Maryam Davoudpour received the MASc and PhD degrees from the Moscow State Technical University of Bauman in Information Technology and Control Complex Systems. She also completed a NSERC post-doctoral fellowship. She is a member of the DMZ (Digital Media Zone) at Ryerson University. Dr. …

Sahar Rahmani

Senior Director JSOC Analytics, Global Cyber Security, RBC

I am Sahar Rahmani, a PhD in science, an immigrant, a wife and a parent.  Currently, I am the Director of a Data Science team at the Global Cyber Security (GCS) group at RBC. My role involves leading a team …

Mehrdad Rostami

Managing Editor IEEE Smart Grid Newsletter

Mehrdad Rostami, has more than 30 years of engineering experience in utility and industry. He authored or co-authored more than 70 papers in engineering journals and conferences. As a senior member of IEEE and holding Ph.D. in electrical engineering, Mehrdad …