CEO: Farid Golnaraghi, PhD, PEng, Professor and Director, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Burnaby Mountain Research Chair, SFU. Formerly Canada Research Chair in Mechatronic and Smart Material Systems at the University of Waterloo before joining SFU. Led a research team to conduct various pioneering studies. His expertise includes Dynamics and Vibration, Impact Dynamics, Mechatronics Design, Smart Materials, Intelligent Sensors and Diagnostics of Mechanical Systems and Machinery. He started three companies and has written a leading textbook in control engineering. He has supervised 124 HQPs (PDF, PhD, MASc, Research Associates, and Co-op Students) since 1988, and authored more than 100 Journal papers and 8 patents.
CTO : Daniel Abram,PhD, PEng
, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, SFU. He is a professional engineer (PEng) with expertise in design, testing, optimization, and product development. Daniel is an award winning researcher with over 25 publications including book chapter, patents, journals, and conferences. Daniel received his PhD in mechanical design and optimization from the University of New Brunswick in 2008. In the last sevenx years, he has played a key role in developing, testing, and manufacturing Shield-X membrane.
CSO, CFO: Gary Wang, PhD, PEng, Professor and Head of Product Design and Optimization Lab, Mechatronics Systems Engineering, SFU. Dr. Wang has expertise in Design, Optimization, and Advanced Manufacturing. Dr. Wang has won university-level as well as national research awards. He is currently a fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and serves as an associate editor for ASME Transactions, Journal of Mechanical Design, and an associate editor for the International Journal of Engineering Optimization, geographically representing North America.