Simulation & Testing Conference:
Focus on EMI/EMC & User Experience 

Day & Time:
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Georgian College

SimuTech Group & ANSYS


Peter B. Moore Advanced Technology Centre
(N-Building - 3rd floor)
1 Georgian Drive
Barrie, ON L4M 3X9


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Vista Eydatoula
AMD, Sr. Electronic Platform Architecture Design Engineer

Vista Eydatoula, P.Eng., has several years of practical experience in High-Speed design, simulation and measurement up to 28GHz Nyquist, with industry leaders such as AMD and Intel. She is currently the technical lead of dGPU Platform Architecture team at AMD, working on optimizing platforms and features that will be implemented in future products.
Vista graduated from McMaster University with an Electrical Engineering and Management degree.

Mira Ray, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Director, Research and Innovation, Georgian College

Dr. Ray joined Georgian College in 2014 to assist with key strategic initiatives, including a strategy to increase degree delivery in Simcoe County and surrounding regions. In her current role as Director, Research and Innovation, Dr. Ray is responsible for the co-ordination of all research, scholarship and innovation activities at Georgian College through strategic planning, business development, funding generation, financial management, project management and client liaison.

Dr. Ray worked as a consultant with McKinsey and Company, a top-tier management consulting firm, providing clients with guidance on major strategic decisions, from planning through to implementation. She has served clients across a wide range of sectors (manufacturing, finance, insurance, retail, oil and energy, health care) on a number of projects that involved the redesign of systems and processes, change management and capability building. She has also run the Project Management Office (PMO) for clients undergoing strategic, transformational change. Prior to joining McKinsey, Mira completed her Ph.D. (University of British Columbia) and a Post-Doctoral fellowship (Western University) where she studied molecular mechanisms of advanced prostate and breast cancer. Dr. Ray holds a Master of Business Administration from The Richard Ivey School of Business (Western University) and Master of Science (McGill University).

Mohsen Tayefeh
Regional Manager, SimuTech Group
ANSYS Technology Provider in Canada

Mohsen has consulted to various industries for the implementation of advanced technologies through partnership strategies. He is an expert in computer aided engineering, finite element analysis and simulation.Mohsen has extensive design and manufacturing experience with strong academic background.

Ibsan Castillo

Ibsan is electronics engineer who had worked in an ANSYS Channel Partner, in Mexico. He was the lead engineer for lowpower products team and contributed in research projects for global companies like Siemens, Prolec GE, and Yazaki, just to name a few. The projects involved increasing the efficiency of a line transformer and improving the response time of circuit breakers with magnetic materials and shielding for EMI. All projects were carried out using ANSYS Electronics Tools. In 2017, Ibsan decided to pursue the Master in Science degree in Electronics Engineering at the Celaya Institute of Technology, in Mexico. The thesis project focuses on transformers and coupled inductors. In 2018 he did an internship at the University of Ontario-Institute of Technology (UOIT), in Oshawa, ON, Canada, and was part of the STEER group, where he worked on magnetic designs for high-power wireless power transfer coils. He is a Student Member of the IEEE.

Phuoc Sang Huynh

Phuoc received his B.E. degree with Honors in Electrical Engineering from Can Tho University, Can Tho, Vietnam, in 2009, and the M.S. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 2014. He worked as a lecturer at the Department of Electrical Engineering of Can Tho University (May 2010 - Feb. 2012, Aug. 2014 – Sep. 2016). He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree as a member of Smart Transportation Electrification and Energy Research (STEER) group, at the University of Ontario-Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. His research interests are power electronic converters and control strategies for the applications of wireless charging and grid integration of renewable energy systems. He is a Student Member of the IEEE.

Deepa Vincent

Deepa received the Bachelor of Technology degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from University of Calicut, India, in 2006, and the Masters of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Mumbai, India, in 2012. She has over 8 years of experience in the higher education sector. She is currently pursuing Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with the Smart Transportation Electrification and Energy Research (STEER) group at University of Ontario-Institute of Technology (UOIT), Oshawa, ON, Canada. Her research interests include inductive and capacitive wireless power transfer systems for electric vehicle charging. She is a Student Member of the IEEE.  


Simulation & Testing Conference:
Focus on EMI/EMC & User Experience

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM


High-tech–industry product development teams routinely use Coupled Multi-Physics software to analyze the trade-offs such as Speed, Bandwidth, Signal Integrity, Power Integrity, Thermal Performance

Abdul Khan
SimuTech Group 
416-249-1471 x 246

Majid OstadRahimi
Georgian College
705.728.1968, ext. 1948 (N211F)

Detailed Agenda:

Welcome Notes
Bill Angelakos, Dean of Engineering and Environmental Studies

Applied Research and Innovation applications
Mira Ray, Director of Georgian Centre of Applied Research and Innovation

Digitalization of High-Tech Industry – Smart Factories

Internet of Things practical application: Challenges Facing Commercial Air Package Delivery Systems

Smart-Watch Full Design Process Challenges & Solutions – Product Development

EMI/EMC, Impact, Thermal & Mechanical issues

Optics analysis & Virtual Reality (Brand New ANSYS product for physics-based imaging, photonics and illumination simulation)

ANSYS Twin Builder: Build, Validate and Deploy Complete Systems Simulations
and Digital Twins OR Connecting the ANSYS Engineering Simulation Platform to an
IoT Platform - Digital Twin - Presentation

An overview on High-Speed design Simulation, Measurement and Correlation
Vista Eydatoula – AMD Corp.

Solutions for Autonomous Vehicles and Electric Vehicles

Focus on industrial, mining & Agricultural industries

Healthcare Simulation – Orthopedic, Carivascular, diagnosis & Personal Medicine,
Medical Equipment & Supplies

How to Capture 5G

Bill Angelakos, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Dean, Technology and Visual Arts

Bill Angelakos is the Dean, Technology and Visual Arts at Georgian College’s Barrie Campus in Ontario. This portfolio covers the academic areas of Engineering and Environmental Technologies, Computer Studies, Design and Visual Arts, Research Analyst, and Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship. In addition, Bill provides oversight to the Midland campus.

With 20 years of strategic, operational, and leadership experience in postsecondary education, some of Bill’s notable successes include securing funding for a new Centre of Technology and Innovation at Humber College as an integral member of Humber’s Strategic Investment Fund submission team, developing seamless internal and external diploma to degree pathways for students, and working with leaders from Humber and the University of Guelph-Humber towards the development of a college-wide framework for the institution’s Integrated Student Advising Strategy.

Majid OstadRahimi, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Professor, Georgian College

Majid OstadRahimi, received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB in 2011. He was a lead researcher (Post-Doctoral Fellow) at the Electromagnetic Imaging Laboratory (EIL), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Manitoba from 2011 to 2014. He joined the department of Electrical Engineering at Georgian College since 2014, where he is involved with teaching college-university courses and applied research.

Kevin Weaver, M.Sc
VP, Academic - Georgian College


Kevin Weaver is Vice President, Academic, accountable for the content and delivery of postsecondary full-time and part-time (credit and non-credit) programs and apprenticeship for domestic and international students. He also oversees corporate training and industry partnerships.
Since joining Georgian in 2014 as Dean, Technology and Visual Arts, Kevin has demonstrated highly strategic and effective leadership on a number of key college priorities.  Kevin’s ability to build new and strengthen existing partnerships will continue to contribute to Georgian’s success. His work with Toronto Hydro, Alectra (formerly PowerStream), Napoleon and others has helped develop new opportunities in contract training, curriculum development and enhancement, equipment and applied research. He remains connected to the communities and industries that Georgian serves through formal and informal committees and relationships. He played a key role in the successful fundraising and industry endorsement for the Marine Emergency Duties Training and Research Centre including the fire training facility in Owen Sound and the newly opened Peter B. Moore Advanced Technology Centre at the Barrie Campus.

Szymon Buhajczuk P.Eng., MASc  
Engineering Manager - SimuTech Group Inc.

ANSYS Technology Provider in Canada

Szymon is an Engineering Manager at SimuTech Group’s Toronto, Ontario office.  He graduated from Ryerson University’s Master of Applied Science program, specializing in Aerospace Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).  His current duties include managing one of the Toronto engineering teams as well as performing analysis in the fields of CFD and Fluid Structure Interaction. This includes consulting services projects and technical support done on the ANSYS CFX, FLUENT, AIM and IcePak line of products.  In his personal time Szymon pursues hobbies in animation, visual effects, and development of Virtual Reality experiences.

Vinicius Albanas Marcis

Vinicius received his B.E. degree with Honors in Electrical Engineering and Automation from the Technology Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil, in 2016. Currently, he is pursuing his Master’s degree from the University of Ontario-Institute of Technology, in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, where he is member the Smart Transportation Electrification and Energy Research (STEER) group. He worked as an R&D Electronics Engineer for Progress Rail and for Landis+Gyr for four years. His research interests are modeling and hardware-in-the-loop emulators for lithium battery cells, using power electronic converters and control strategies for nonlinear systems. He is a Student Member of the IEEE.

Francisco J. Perez-Pinal

Francisco (M’01) received the M.Sc. degree jointly from the University of Birmingham, Birmingham, U. K., and the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, U.K., in 2002 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico, in 2008, all in electrical engineering. He is a Professor with the Department of Electronic Engineering, Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya, Celaya, Mexico. He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. His research interests include power electronics, electric motor drives, renewable energy, smart grid, energy conversion systems, and transportation electrification. He is a Member of the IEEE

Sheldon S. Williamson

Sheldon received his Bachelors of Engineering (B.E.) degree in Electrical Engineering with high distinction from University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India, in 1999. He received the Masters of Science (M.S.) degree in 2002, and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree (with Honors) in 2006, both in Electrical Engineering, from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, specializing in automotive power electronics and motor drives, at the Grainger Power Electronics and Motor Drives Laboratory. From June 2006 to May 2011, Dr. Williamson held a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, at Concordia University, in Montreal, Canada. Also, from June 2011 to June 2014, Dr. Williamson held a tenured Associate Professor position at Concordia University. Currently, Dr. Williamson is a Professor at the Smart Transportation Electrification and Energy Research (STEER) group, within the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering, at the University of Ontario-Institute of Technology (UOIT), in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. He also holds the prestigious NSERC Canada Research Chair position in Electric Energy Storage Systems for Transportation Electrification. His main research interests include advanced power electronics and motor drives for transportation electrification, electric energy storage systems, and electric propulsion. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.