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SFU’s Faculty of Applied Sciences is for those who see problems as opportunities and are ready to discover their potential for shaping a better tomorrow. Home to the Schools of Computing Science, Engineering Science, Mechatronic Systems Engineering, and Sustainable Energy Engineering, we are shaping the next generation of leaders in technology and engineering. We offer rewarding areas of study complemented by unique learning experiences that foster innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Computing science alumnus Angelica Lim (now an SFU faculty member) designs robots that exhibit social intelligence and empathy. In 2018, Forbes Magazine included her in its list of five people building our AI future.
A team of mechatronics and business undergraduate students in our Technology Entrepreneurship program established Zennea Technologies to develop a wearable device that reduces chronic snoring.
As a computing science PhD student, Maryam Sadeghi developed MoleScope™, a smartphone attachment that can monitor signs of skin cancer. Now an alumnus, she has raised $8 million and expanded her company into the Australian market. In 2019, Sadeghi received one of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards.
Engineering and mechatronics graduates Lukas-Karim Merhi and Gautam Sadarangani developed the TENZR™ gesture-recognition wristband that can control mixed-reality environments and also help rehabilitate hand injuries.
Mechatronics alumnus Hassan Murad and student Vivek Vyas are the co-creators of Oscar, an AI-powered visual waste-sorting system. In 2018, Forbes Magazine named Murad as one of five entrepreneurs on the rise in AI.
Engineering science alumnus Isabel Ge Mahe is the vice-president and managing director of Apple’s Greater China team. In 2018, Fortune Magazine named Mahe the 10th most powerful woman in international business. (Photo courtesy of Apple)
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