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


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


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

Palumbo, Gino

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



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James Sawyer | BASc, MBA
Co-Founder, Borealis Clean Energy



Materials Processing, Metallurgy & Mining


Kirk Holz | MSE 0T5+PEY

Senior Process Engineer Vale Canada

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

Nathan Stubina- Alumni

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


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

Bruce Baker

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


Sadoway, Donald R.

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



Devika B. Chithrani  |  MASc 9T8, PhD 2T4
Associate Professor, University of Victoria



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



Bosco Yu | MSE1T0, MASc 1T2
Assistant Professor (CLA) at McMaster University

Forensic Engineering


André M. Delhaise | 1T2 + PEY, 1T8 PhD

Project Consultant, Envista Forensics

Alejandro Mejia

Alejandro Mejia | MSE1T4 + PEY

Forensic Engineer, CEP Forensics Inc.

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Chris Tranquada | MSE1T1

Project Engineer, MEA Forensic Engineers and Scientists


Nicole Martin

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


Przybylowski, Jackie

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



Graff, Matthew

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



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




Jacqueline Lim | MSE 0T7

OEM Sales Engineer, NSK Limited



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


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



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


Lawrence Zhu

Lawrence Zhu | MSE 1T2
Head of R&D, Oetiker Group


Flavio Campagnaro

Flavio  Campagnaro | MSE M.Eng 1T8
VP Commercialization



Prakash, Varuna

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

Clean Technologies

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


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

Electronic Materials

Shirley, Dwayne R.

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


Barbato, Josie

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

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



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

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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Jacquelyn MacCoon | MSE 1T2+PEY, MEng 1T4
Senior Project Manager, Standards Council of Canada (SCC)

Inspection & Testing 

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Vinoth Tharmakulasingam | MSE 1T3, P. Eng., PMP
Directeur des Opérations/Operations Manager, Nucleom Inc.