Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 8:30AM – 10:00AM

2nd Floor Grand Scheme Ballroom, Brookstreet Hotel

525 Legget Dr., Kanata, ON K2K 2W2

Begin your day with a spark of inspiration! Join us as we learn about the innovative worlds of four graduate-level women researchers from Carleton University’s Faculty of Engineering and Design. Don’t miss this great opportunity for an inside look at tech advances taking shape at Carleton while celebrating some trailblazing women PhD and Postdoctoral researchers – all in honour of International Women’s Day!

Attendees can look forward to a hot breakfast and networking opportunity while Carleton’s invited guest speakers present brief overviews of their cutting-edge research.


Irem Bor, PhD candidate, Digital and Wireless Communications

Irem’s research areas include 5G wireless communications,digital signal processors, and UAV base stations for wireless networks


Cristina Ruiz-Martin, Postdoctoral Researcher, Systems and Computer Engineering

Cristina’s research areas include organizational resilience, discrete-event modeling and simulation, agent-based modeling and network theory

Aditi Singh, MASc candidate in Human-Computer Interaction

Aditi’s research looks at shape-changing devices for people with repetitive stress injury

Francesca Tsimiklis, MASc candidate in Mechanical Engineering

Francesca’s research looks at the biomechanics of injuries for musicians – specifically pianists – to create solutions for injury-free performance

This event is taking place in partnership with International Women’s Week in the Nation’s Capital, spearheaded by Invest Ottawa. From March 4 to 8, the Ottawa community will come together to inspire, empower and equip women in leadership across tech, entrepreneurship, industry, government, academia, innovation, and non-profits.