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Student Profile: Reza Farzam
Sustainable Energy Engineering doctoral student in the Faculty of Applied Sciences
PhD student at the Vehicle and Engine Systems for Sustainable Transportation (VESST) research group under supervision of Prof. Gordon McTaggart-Cowan. I got my master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. For the PhD program, I am working with Hydra Energy Inc. on Hydrogen-diesel dual fuel engine modelling and evaluation of concepts to improve hydrogen utilization in commercial vehicles.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO COME TO SFU?
SFU is a well known international university with high reputation which provides fantastic supports for the students and also it has a friendly community which encourage the students to be involved in it. I believe that my study at SFU can help me to be an effective member for my society to reach my academic and personal goals.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR RESEARCH OR YOUR PROGRAM TO A FAMILY MEMBER?
My research field is about improving the sustainability of transportation systems such as engines, vehicles, etc. By doing so, we can help the environment by decreasing the CO2 production and other emission in the world, so that our planet would have a better future, environmentally.
WHAT ARE YOU PARTICULARLY ENJOYING ABOUT YOUR STUDIES/RESEARCH AT SFU?
1- Our friendly community 2- Perfect academic and non-academic support from the research group, department and university.