Farid Golnaraghi, professor and director, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering
Golnaraghi is the founding director of SFU’s School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering. He holds 17 patents and his research is the foundation of four companies, including Surrey-based anti-concussion start-up, Shield-X Technologies. His work addresses challenges in such diverse fields as wearable technologies, fuel cells, intelligent sensor systems for cars, assistive devices for people with visual impairment and breast cancer detection. Golnaraghi has written several textbooks and published hundreds of journal and conference papers over his career.