Alumni Profiles

U of T MSE alumni continue their Alma Mater's tradition of excellence wherever they go.

Meet some of our most innovative materials engineers, educators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and industry leaders below.


Helander, Michael G.

Michael G. Helander | MSE PhD 1T2
President, OTI Lumionics


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Shawn Xiaohua Qu | MMS PhD 9T5
Chairman, President & CEO, Canadian Solar Inc

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Ibraheem Khan | MSE 0T5
President & CEO, Smarter Alloys


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Palumbo, Gino

Gino Palumbo | MMS 8T3, MASc 8T5, PhD 8T9
President & CEO, Integran Technologies Inc

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Materials Processing, Metallurgy & Mining


Kirk Holz 


Senior Process Engineer Vale Canada

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Evelyn Ng-New

Evelyn K. Ng | 0T4 + PEY, MASc 0T6, PhD 1T2
Subject Matter Expert, Materials & Corrosion Group Engineer, Callidus Group

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Betty Lin | MSE 0T3, MASc 0T5
Lead Engineer & Project Manager, Backfill Systems Group, Hatch

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Nathan Stubina- Alumni

Nathan Stubina | MMS PhD 8T8
VP Technology, Sherrit International Corporation


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Adam Roop | MSE 0T1+PEY
President & General Manager, H. C. Starck Canada

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Bruce Baker

Bruce Barker | MMS 8T3, MASc 8T5
Director, Global Resource Recovery, Harsco Environmental

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Sadoway, Donald R.

Donald R. Sadoway  | MMS MASc 7T3, PhD 7T7
John F. Elliot Professor of Materials Chemistry, MIT

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David S. Wilkinson | MMS MASc 7T4
Provost & Vice-President, Academic, McMaster University

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Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin | MMS 7T9
Sr. Director, Corporate Ratings Group (Utilities),
Standard & Poor's

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Przybylowski, Jackie

Jacqueline Przybylowski | MSE 0T1, MEng 0T5
VP and Metals & Mining Analyst, Desjardins Capital Markets

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Graff, Matthew

Matthew Graff | MMS 0T0
Associate, Patent & Trademark Agent,
Bereskin & Parr LLP

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Robert B. Storey | MMS 7T7
Managing Partner, Bereskin & Parr LLPs

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Jacqueline Lim | MSE 0T7

OEM Sales Engineer, NSK Limited

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Ante Lausic | EngSci 1T0 and MSE PhD 1T6
Sr. Process Engineer, General Motors (GM)

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Diana Mollicone | MSE 1T0
Applications Engineer, IPEX USA LLCs

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Colleen Fenrich | MSE 1T2
R&D Engineer, PsiQuantum


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Prakash, Varuna

Varuna Prakash | MSE 0T8
Doctor of Medicine (MD) student, UofT

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Clean Technologies

Ryan Gilliam

Ryan Gilliam | MSE 0T4, PhD 0T8
Chief Executive Officer, Chemetry & Calera Corporation

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Phil De Luna | PhD 1T8
Director, National Research Council, Materials for Clean Fuels Challenge Program

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Electronic Materials

Shirley, Dwayne R.

Dwayne R. Shirley | MSE 0T1, MASc 0T3, PhD 0T9
Senior Engineer, Advanced Packaging, Qualcomm

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Barbato, Josie

Josie Barbato | MSE MASc 0T9
Technical Engineer, Ontario Power Generation (OPG)

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Alex Di llio | MSE BASc 1T2+PEYProject Advisor, Application Policy & Conservation, Applications, Ontario Energy Board

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Harish Iyer | MSE 1T1
Product Manager, Seal For Life Industries

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Data Analytics and AI

Multi-talented engineering student and artist Andrew Forde was inspired by Glenn Gould’s 1967 CBC radio broadcast 'The Idea of North' to compose a contemporary piece that reflects Canadian diversity. (Credit: Markus Staley)

Andrew Forde | MSE 1T1, IndE PhD 2T0
Partner & Global Lead, Strategy & Data Science, CGI Inc.

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Jaquelyn Mccoon

Jacquelyn MacCoon | MSE 1T2T1+PEY, MEng 1T4
Senior Project Manager, Standards Council of Canada (SCC)

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