Past Events - 2023 FAS 3MT


SFU 3MT Final

Sustainable Energy Engineering MASc student, Yameena Naqvi placed as runner-up at the SFU 3MT Final on April 5, 2023. 

FAS 3MT Winners

First Place - Hengameh Delbari
Runner Up - Yameena Naqvi
People's Choice Award - Parsa Rajabi

The top two winners determined by the judge's scoring advanced to the SFU Final to compete for $1000 and the chance to represent SFU at the Western Regional and National Competitions.

Read the news story here.

2023 Graduate Student Contestants

Bardia Azizian - Engineering Science PhD Student

Privacy-Preserving Visual Coding for Machines

Henar Mike Canilang - Mechatronic Systems Engineering PhD Student

Powering the Future: Electrical Energy + AI

Peyman Firoozy - Mechatronic Systems Engineering PhD Student

Highly-sensitive and stable buckling-based MEMS gravimeter for lunar exploration

Md Eliasinul Islam - Sustainable Energy Engineering MASc Student

Combined Modelling for Policy Support

Runner-Up (FAS 3MT and SFU 3MT Final)

Yameena Naqvi - Sustainable Energy Engineering MASc Student

Ionic Liquid Systems for Hydrogen Compression in Refueling Stations

FAS 3MT People's Choice

Parsa Rajabi - Computing Science MSc Student

Impact of an Intro Computer Science Course on Computational Thinking

Beatrice Agyapong - Sustainable Energy Engineering MASc Student

Wheel/Rail Profile Pre-processing

FAS 3MT First Place Winner

Hengameh Delbari - Sustainable Energy Engineering MASc Student 

Injection and Ignition Characteristics of Gaseous Fuel Jets for Low emission Engines

Milad S. Haghighi -  Mechatronic Systems Engineering PhD Student

Integrated Multi-Axis MEMS Gravimeter/Seismometer for Lunar Explorations

S. Mahdi H. Miangoleh - Computing Science PhD Student

Boosting Monocular Depth Estimation to High Resolution

Syedvali Pinjari - Sustainable Energy Engineering PhD Student

Hydrogen storage in the fuel cell cars

Vahideh Shirmohammadli - Mechatronic Systems Engineering PhD Student

Plastic Intelligence

Sayma Supti - Sustainable Energy Engineering PhD Student

Hybrid EV Charging Station Powered by Solar Photovoltaic & Biogas Generator: A Casestudy for BC Remote Communities


Dr. Diana Cukierman 

University Lecturer, School of Computing Science
Faculty Teaching Fellow, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Diana Cukierman is a university lecturer at SFU’s School of Computing Science and the Faculty Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. She received both her MSc and PhD in computing science at SFU. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in computing science and programming, and computer design. Her research interests include learning strategies tailored to CS and STEM disciplines, pedagogy, and artificial intelligence. In 2021, Cukierman received the SFU Excellence in Teaching Award.

Dr. Atousa Hajshirmohammadi

University Lecturer, School of Engineering Science

Atousa Hajshirmohammadi is a university lecturer at SFU’s School of Engineering Science. Prior to joining SFU, she was a senior design engineer at LSI Logic Inc. in California. She received her MSc in electrical and computer engineering from the Isfahan University of Technology and her PhD in communications engineering from the University of Waterloo. Her research interests are in digital communications with focus on multimedia communications, cognitive radio networks, unequal error protection and engineering pedagogy.

Dr. Ramtin Raksha

Lecturer, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering

Ramtin Rakhsha is a lecturer at SFU’s Mechatronic Systems Engineering. He received his MSc at the University of Tehran and his PhD in mechanical engineering at the University of Victoria. His research interests are in haptics, nonlinear passivity-based control and underwater robotics. His teaching interests include robotics and control, computer aided designs and vibrations.

Dr. Mina Xu

Lecturer, School of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Mina Xu is a lecturer at SFU’s School of Sustainable Energy Engineering, with a vision of cultivating responsible engineers in promoting sustainability in our society. She earned her PhD in chemical and materials engineering from the University of Alberta and postdoctoral training from the University of British Columbia. She teaches undergraduate courses in engineering ethics and engineering economics. She also co-teaches graduate seminar courses where students are always encouraged to participate in the 3MT competition each year.

Please note that the judging panel will be required to report any conflicts of interest and not score presentations of students they are supervising.