Breakthrough Breakfast 2022 | College of Engineering and Design

Have fun Worldwide Ladies’s Week with Carleton College!

Thursday, March 3, 2022
9:00-10:00 a.m.

Start your day with a spark of inspiration! Be a part of us as we study concerning the modern work of graduate-level ladies researchers from Carleton College’s College of Engineering and Design, adopted by a moderated dialogue on Ladies in STEM with our presenters and host, led by the College’s Affiliate Dean (Analysis).

Don’t miss this nice alternative to have fun trailblazing ladies PhD researchers with an inside have a look at a number of the superb tech advances taking form at Carleton – paired with significant dialog on Ladies in STEM from the undergraduate, graduate and school perspective – all in honour of Worldwide Ladies’s Day and Worldwide Ladies’s Week in Ottawa!

This occasion will likely be hosted on-line through Zoom Webinar.
(Login particulars will likely be offered to registered attendees.)

Anastassia Gharib

Anastassia Gharib is a PhD Candidate within the Sensor Methods and Web of Issues Lab at Carleton College. Her PhD thesis focuses on information-centric sensor networks’ administration utilizing graph-powered optimization and machine studying methods for enhanced person safety satisfaction within the Web of Issues. She is a Technical Actions Board Consultant and a Voting Member within the IEEE Ladies in Engineering Committee (WIEC). She is the primary particular person to obtain the IEEE WIEC Excellent Volunteer of the 12 months Award. Beforehand, she has been a Chair of IEEE Ladies In Engineering (WIE) Ottawa, which beneath her management obtained the worldwide IEEE WIE Affinity Group of the 12 months Award, IEEE WIE Canada Group of the 12 months Award for Giant Sections, and IEEE Ottawa Excellent Affinity Group Award for the primary time within the historical past, all in 2020.

Shahrzad Khajavi

Shahrzad Khajavi is at the moment pursuing a PhD in Electrical and Laptop Engineering at Carleton College, Canada. Her background features a Grasp in Electrical Engineering from Iran College of Science and Know-how, 2019 and a Bachelor in Electrical Engineering from Bu-Ali Sina College, Iran, 2016. Her analysis pursuits are Silicon Photonics and high-speed photonic built-in circuit design. Her thesis focus is on the novel designs of optical phased array design, a key ingredient in optical satellite tv for pc communication, in addition to Lidars for autonomous autos. As a global pupil, she was the recipient of the extremely aggressive merit-based Ontario Provincial Graduate Scholarship (OGS), 2020.

Ladies in STEM Dialogue Moderator:

Dr. Audrey Girouard

Dr. Audrey Girouard is an Affiliate Professor within the College of Info Know-how and the Affiliate Dean (Analysis) for the College of Engineering and Design at Carleton College. She leads the Artistic Interactions Lab, a multidisciplinary analysis group in human pc interplay that considers how folks use tangible units and wearable applied sciences, understands their purposes, with a give attention to accessibility. Her lab co-designs with folks with disabilities to create and consider new units that supply new enter capabilities. She obtained the CS-Can|Data-Can Excellent Early-Profession Laptop Science Researcher Award and the Carleton Excellent College Graduate Mentor Award.

Erin Lui-Hing

Erin Lui-Hing is a second yr undergraduate Biomedical and Electrical Engineering pupil at Carleton. She’s a passionate chief who enjoys circuits and coding. She takes satisfaction in being the Vice-President of Communications for the Engineering Pupil Societies Council of Ontario and is keen about well being and wellness for ladies in STEM.

Door Prizes Accessible to be Received!

All occasion attendees will likely be entered right into a randomized draw for an opportunity to win one in all 5 Carleton College crew-neck sweaters!

*Door prize winners will likely be introduced following the occasion.

Celebrating Worldwide Ladies’s Week

This occasion is happening in partnership with Worldwide Ladies’s Week within the Nation’s Capital, spearheaded by Make investments Ottawa. From February 28 – March 11, the Ottawa neighborhood will come collectively to encourage, empower and equip ladies in management throughout tech, entrepreneurship, trade, authorities, academia, innovation, and non-profits.

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