Meet a Student and Discover Your SFU Story

Are you a prospective student wanting to discover the Faculty of Applied Sciences' story? Whether you're a Grade 11 student wanting to learn more about Applied Sciences or an applicant to SFU wanting to learn about student life, our Faculty of Applied Sciences' Student Ambassadors will work with you and help support your journey. Email your questions to

  • Free coffee or tea during your visit!
  • Discover the program options in Applied Sciences,
  • Learn about the supportive community in Applied Sciences,
  • Meet with one of the Student Ambassadors below:

School of Engineering Science

Siri Dhillon, Engineering Science

Hello everyone! My name is Sirpreet Kaur Dhillon but mostly I go by the nickname, Siri. I first moved to Vancouver in September of 2016 from India to pursue higher education in Engineering Science at SFU. From then till now, I have been involved at SFU through volunteer opportunities such as outreach and through clubs like Women in Engineering (WiE), Engineers Without Borders (EWB), Vex Robotics, etc. FAS SFU has given me the precious network of students, faculty, and profs. along with the opportunity to explore. And now I would love to help you explore Faculty of Applied Science at SFU by sharing my experience and network by chatting and answering your questions!


AJ Eskikurt, Computer Engineering

Greeting everyone! My name is Ece Eskikurt and the pronunciation of my name is similar to AJ. I am a FIC transfer student studying Computer Engineering in SFU. This is my third year in Engineering and I am currently doing my research coop. As being Student Ambassador, I have also involved in almost all FIC volunteering programs and been in executive positions in SFU clubs. I am currently the Director of Spirit in Engineering Science Student Society and will be happy to chat with you about my experience and SFU FAS and how to make your time during your studies the best !!


Natalia Ospina Echeverry, Biomedical Engineering

Hi! My name is Natalia Ospina. I’m currently in my 4th year of biomedical engineering at SFU. My first co-op was a research co-op at SFU, where I was able to test the knowledge had gained in class over the years in a real life situation. My goal as a student ambassador is to give you a personalized insight of the Faculty of Applied Sciences by sharing  my experiences with you and answers any questions you may have!

School of Computing Science

Maddy Soleimanian, Bioinformatics

Hello, I’m a fourth-year student in the Bioinformatics program, which is a joint major between computing science, molecular biology and biochemistry. SFU has helped me understand what it takes to become a successful developer and I have had ample opportunities to share my expereinces through various student clubs. Furthermore, I have gained a real life insight through a 8-month co-op at ICBC. I’m looking forward to share my experiences with you and answer any questions you might have.


Shayna Grose, Computing Science

Hi! My name is Shayna Grose and I am a 2nd year Computing Science student at SFU. I particularly love math, and am hoping to get a Mathematics and Computing Science Joint Major. The Faculty of Applied Science at SFU has many different options available; there is a program for everyone! I hope that as a Student Ambassador I able to encourage and inspire students of all backgrounds to explore the applied sciences. I would love to share about my experiences and answer any questions you have!


Zully Comas, Computing Science

Hi Everyone! My name is Zully Comas and I’m a 2nd year Computing Science student at SFU. In my short time in the program I have seen a lot of opportunities to engage and gain positive experiences. I have participated in hackathons hosted at SFU, volunteered for the faculty and I am currently exploring the vast Co-op opportunities available for my program. Being that a lot of this knowledge is very fresh I am happy to help with any doubts!


School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Hanieh Zahiremami, Mechatronics

Hello, my name is Hanieh Zahiremami and I am currently studying Mechatronic Systems Engineering at SFU. As a second year undergrad student, I am involved in various clubs and personal projects such as SFU’s Formula1 SAE club and developing mobile applications. My goal is to support and encourage more female students to join the faculty of Applied Sciences. I will be happy to share my experiences and answer any questions you might have prior to entering university. 

Sydney Shortt, Mechatronics

Hello! My name is Sydney Shortt and I am a 3rd year Mechatronic Systems Engineering student here at SFU. I I'm currently on an 8 month coop, where I get to develop the skills I have learned throughout this program in an industry setting. Additionally I play on the the SFU Women's field hockey team as well as help with some of their administration. As an engineering student I am really passionate about design and through this program I have had many opportunities to develop this skill. I cant wait to share some of my experiences and am looking forward to talking more about my time here at SFU!

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