Ivey MBA Student Blog, CrowdFeeding Project

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Check out my post on the Ivey MBA Student blog here. Check out some more photos and content for our New Venture Project here: http://crowdfeed.ca/ Taking a stroll on a workday on the edges of London, ON.       At Beertown with our favorite (and only) Entrepreneur-in-residence, Jon Rothschild!    

Richard Bartrem – How WestJet Competes with Culture

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On August 11th, Richard Bartrem speaks to Ivey MBA students about how WestJet’s culture of responsibility and cooperation is used in the highly competitive airline industry as a source of competitive advantage. Check out the blog post for the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership here.

Panoramic Photos – Ivey Building

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Take a look at these panoramic photos of the new The Richard Ivey Building at Ivey Business School.

24 Hour Report – Leadership

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As a part of the Ivey MBA program, we work in teams to prepare “24-hour reports”.  See some footage from the report for Leading People and Organizations here:

Lessons from Rik Ganderton – Leading Organizational Transformation

Lessons from Rik Ganderton – Leading Organizational Transformation

Check out another blog for the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at Ivey Business School: Lessons from Rik Ganderton – Leading Organizational Transformation

Ivey MBA Leadership Day

Ivey MBA Leadership Day

Check out my second post for the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership covering the Ivey MBA Leadership Day here.

Managing Personal Drive and the Fear of Failure – Lessons from Nick Leeson, the Rogue Trade...

Managing Personal Drive and the Fear of Failure – Lessons from Nick Leeson, the Rogue Trader who brought down Barings Bank

With an impressive lineup of speakers this summer, I decided to start blogging for the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership at Ivey Business School. Check out my first post on Nick Leeson’s session here: Lessons from Nick Leeson The Full Blog Post

Heatwave Volleyball Tournament

Heatwave Volleyball Tournament

I have been fortunate to play with my RWDI colleagues at the SickKids Charity Tournament for the last 3 years. We always have an amazing time. 2013: ================================================== 2014: ================================================== 2015:

A day at the Bunkie

A day at the Bunkie

A view of the bunkie from the screened in porch – Lake Mazinaw 2015 Medium: a thin sharpie and watercolors

Color Your Imagination

Color Your Imagination

A journey into the Enchanted Forest in three mediums: oil | pencil | pen coloring in oil – stage 1 coloring in oil – complete

A Culinary Adventure

A Culinary Adventure

A spin on Portugese Custard Tarts Chocolate+Candy Cane Covered Pretzels Shortbread Cookies (with coffee?) Herbal Chicken Soup

Donning at New College

Donning at New College

being a Don at New College was an amazing experience. my awesome house: and we painted a mural!

Thesis: Search and Manipulation of Microcontrollers

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For my thesis project, I developed an algorithm to automate the micropipette setup procedure for Robotic ICSI.   These fragile tools are as thin as 5 or 10 microns wide at their tips and are often indistinguishable to the human eye.  They cannot be seen under a microscope unless it is in focus in the […]

Capstone Project: Structural Assessment of Small Bore Feeder Pipes

Capstone Project: Structural Assessment of Small Bore Feeder Pipes

For our 4th year project, my group worked with CANDU Energy to create numerical simulations of Coolant feeders under structural loading. Much of the model was coded in ANSYS and MATLAB

Flash Mob at MIE Dinner Dance

Flash Mob at MIE Dinner Dance

Show your GRADitude! Graditude is an awesome campaign, and it’s been a pleasure to be a part of it. Graditude is a way for students who are graduating from UofT Engineering to make small donations back to the faculty to express thanks for their experiences at Skule. For me, this initiative is perfect because the […]

Stippling

Stippling

my latest painting :)

Link Optimization Lab and Competition (MIE320)

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For the final lab in MIE320 (Mechanics of Solids II), we worked in pairs to construct an optimized link for a class competition. The goal is to create the link with the largest load to weight ratio. We started with a 1/4 in thick 6″ x 6″ piece of PMMA plastic and machined the link […]

Rethinking Our Streets – The Cannon Oct-2010

Rethinking Our Streets – The Cannon Oct-2010

My second column of the school year is out as of last week! Take a look if you are interested in urban design, if you are a cyclist, or if you think maybe Toronto’s approach to transportation could be reassessed. Rethinking Our Streets Engineering, Politics, and All That Jazz The Cannon – The Official Newspaper […]

[Event Review] Rethinking Our Streets Symposium

[Event Review] Rethinking Our Streets Symposium

I attended the event a few weeks ago. I was extremely impressed with the presentations and discussions. Some of the speakers’ presentations were very insightful. Throughout the day, we talked about the potential of our streets, as well as our some of the difficulties we currently face trying to fulfill that potential. The presenters pointed […]

Skule Orchestra Promotions

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In second year of university (2008-2009), I took on the role of Promotions Director of Skule Orchestra. I learned a lot from the other orchestra executives and designed all the promotional material for the group that season. Visit the Skule Music website and see some of my designs: posters for club fairs, open rehearsal poster, […]

CAD course Egg Drop Soup Competition

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This is an essay from my first polisci course…

Topic: The Minister of Foreign Affairs has asked you (a policy intern): Which is the greater threat to the future of international cooperation, the vast inequality between rich and poor countries, or the possibility of terrorist attacks by non-state actors?