The Masters in Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship program brings together some of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors to connect, teach and develop our students. Our faculty members have a deep and extensive understanding of the entrepreneurship ecosystem and specialize in various areas such as; emerging technology, energy and sustainable innovation and biomedical engineering.
Dr. Yaser Dahman
Director, Masters of Engineering, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Dr. Tarek Sadek
Director of Entrepreneurial Education Programs
Dr. Lotfi Belkhir
Assistant Professor, Eco-Entrepreneurship Vertical
Dr. Rafik Loutfy
Director, Centre for Engineering, Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Dr. Dan McGillivray
Director, Centre of Urban Energy
Managing Partner, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Executive-in-Residence, Innovation Factory Hamilton Location
Chief Executive Officer, Carlyle Capital
Fund Manager of the Royal Bank of Canada Generator
Dr. Deborah de Lange
Assistant Professor, Ted Rogers School of Management
Dr. Kaamran Raahemifar
Professor & Senior Member of IEEE
In addition to the core faculty and lecturer participation, the MEIE program has a Technical subject matter expert Mentor for each team of students. The CEIE Mentorship Program is a face-to-face mentoring program, whereby mentors and entrepreneurs are matched to establish an ongoing technical mentorship relationship throughout the duration of the student’s Project Development.
The role of the Business Mentor is to provide specialist assistance, especially with respect to the business aspect of the student project. The business mentor may also be a critical person for the student to consult in terms of market opportunities for the product/company.
Are made available to MEIE students only and are a mandatory component of the project development. The role of the technical mentor is to guide the student through the technical knowledge component of the project. The mentor is the main point of contact whilst dealing with technical questions throughout.
In addition to the above, the following is a list of current Ryerson Engineering faculty members who are interest in being involved as project supervisors/technical mentor for the MEIE program: