CUBE Exec Family 2019-2020

Netra Unni Rajesh

Co-President

Netra Unni Rajesh

Goals through CUBE:
Create a strong undergraduate biomedical engineering community throughout UofT where students can explore all that the field has to offer!

Interested Area in BME:
Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials, Nano/Microsystems

Khadija Rana

Co-President

Khadija Rana

Goals through CUBE:
Foster a culture of collaboration and support in the CUBE team to help unify our executive structure, encourage value-driven club participation, and increase general member involvement in the long term!

Interested Area in BME:
Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials, Neuro Sensory/ Rehab Engineering

Minnie Menezes

BMEC Director

Minnie Menezes

Goals through CUBE:
Provide a link between undergraduate students and biomedical engineering opportunities, from within and outside the walls of U of T, while expanding their minds (and my own as well) on what falls under biomedical engineering.

Interested Area in BME:
Biomaterials in Regenerative Medicine and Neuro Sensory in Rehab Engineering

Email:minnie.menezes@mail.utoronto.ca

Jenny Wei

BMEC Director

Jenny Wei

Goals through CUBE:
To help students discover a passion for biomedical engineering
and engage in opportunities in the field

Interested Area in IBBME:
Neuro sensory/rehab engineering

Jacob Salem

IBBME Liaison

Jacob Salem

Goals through CUBE:
Develop long-lasting relations between CUBE and IBBME, so that CUBE is known as THE place to go for students interested in biomedical engineering, and the place to go for profs in the field looking for students/to advertise positions.

Interested Area in BME:
Systems/Synthetic Biology, Sensors/Nano/Microsystems

Joseph Choy

Industry Outreach Officer

Joseph Choy

Goals through CUBE:
Make amazing impressions on industry partners and offer more PEY opportunities

Interested Area in BME:
Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials

Bipasha Goyal

Head of Academic Outreach

Bipasha Goyal

Goals through CUBE:
Foster strong and lasting relationships with professors from the biomedical field whether at IBBME or elsewhere to organize successful and informative events and hopefully mentorship programs with them

Interested Area in BME:
Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials, Neuro Sensory Engineering, Nano/Microsystems

Ellys Ilagan

Director of Operations

Ellys Ilagan

Goals through CUBE:
I would like to expand the influence of CUBE as a strong and effective link between undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical field and resources that can help them reach their goals. My goal is to conduct events and provide support to the undergraduate biomedical engineering community so as to increase awareness and knowledge in our growing field.

Interested Area in BME:
Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials, Neuro Sensory/Rehab Engineering

Suzy He

IT Officer

Suzy He

Goal through CUBE:
Creating an organized, timely and effective platform that allows CUBE events to blossom

Interested Area in BME:
Neuro Sensory/Rehab Engineering, Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials

Judy Xia

Head of Workshop Development

Judy Xia

Goals through CUBE:
Allow 1st and 2nd-year students to gain comprehensive hands-on experience on some of the labs that they will be doing if they choose a BME major/minor in their 3rd year. Foster students’ interests in both wet/dry labs, while delivering the theories behind the protocol.

Interested Area in BME:
Regenerative Medicine, Cell & Tissue Engineering, Neuro/Sensory

Purushoth Thavendran

Alumni Outreach Officer

Purushoth Thavendran

Goals through CUBE:
Establish and improve strong relations with external parties including alumnis and mentors for CUBE and connect CUBE members to such partners to increase outreach for both sides and help those interested in biomedical engineering to reach their goals in the field more easily while increasing the awareness of biomedical engineering and the work done in it in both academic and industrial sectors.

Interested Area in BME:
Systems/Synthetic Biology, Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials

Matthew Li

Archives Manager

Matthew Li

Goal through CUBE:
Set the requirements for the new role of “Archives Manager” and produce meaningful event reports to look back on

Interested Area in BME:
Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials

Ally Cheung

Media Associate

Ally Cheung

Goal Through CUBE:
Create interactive media to promote CUBE events and the quintessence of biomedical engineering and bring prospective biomedical engineering students into the CUBE family!

Interested Area in BME:
Medical Imaging, Surgical Instruments and Medical Devices

Kevin Jin

Financial Officer

Kevin Jin

Goal Through CUBE:
Spread awareness about opportunities in biomedical engineering and ensure CUBE’s events (have the financial resources to) run smoothly and effectively.

Interested Area in BME:
Systems/Synthetic Biology, Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials