Come join the AVE team in welcoming our Guest Speaker Laleh Behjat. This month's casual Pub Series event involves a Q&A Session and discussion on Leadership.
Dr. Laleh Behjat is a professor at the University of Calgary in Alberta Canada. Her research focuses on developing mathematical techniques and software tools for automating the design of digital circuits. She has won several awards for her work including the 1st and 2nd places in International Symposium on Physical Design Placement contests in 2014 and 2015, 3rdplace in the Design Automation Perspective Challenge in 2015 and Schulich School of
Engineering Research Productivity Award.
Dr. Behjat is passionate about increasing the statues of women in Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Her team has been collaborating with researchers in arts and education on developing to teach innovation and creativity in post-secondary education. Dr. Behjat was the recipient of 2015 Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) Women in Engineering Champion Award, Association of Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group in Design Automation Service Award in 2014 and 2017 and 2017 Killam Graduate Student Supervision and Mentorship Award. Her team, Schulich Engineering Outreach Team, was also the recipient of the ASTech Leadership Excellence in Science and Technology Public Awareness Award in 2017.
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