Mina Hoorfar

Mina Hoorfar, PhD, PEng, FCSME

Following a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Dr. Mina Hoorfar has progressed rapidly through academic ranks, notably as Director of Engineering programs at UBC Okanagan, and currently as Dean of Engineering and Computer Science at UVic.
Dr. Hoorfar is an accomplished academic leader and engineer known for her inspired teaching, research, advocacy of equity, diversity and inclusion, community outreach, and leadership as President, and Fellow, of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering of the Engineering Institute of Canada.

Mina’s commitment to engineering students’ success has been recognized with the EGBC Teaching Excellence Award amongst many teaching, research and innovation awards.

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