Executives & Directors

Photograph of Tristan Cool

Tristan Cool

Branch Chair
Email
tcool@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 4
Interests
Circuit design, robotics and automation, PCB etching, Android development.
Bio
When I’m not in the lab, you can find me playing guitar, practising aikido or on the lacrosse field playing for Concordia. Go ConU!
This year, I want to…
Bring change to the lab and put a strong emphasis on competition. Strengthen IEEE’s reputation as a social and helpful society.
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Nathaly Arraiz

Branch Vice-Chair
Email
narraiz@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 4
Interests
Electronics, MCUs, green energy, wearables, audio, photography, gardening, nail art, dance.
Bio
I’m an engineer(ing student) with an artist’s heart. I’m an easy-going, positive thinker who gets really excited about geeky girly or latin@ things.
This year, I want to…
Help guide the team to get more people involved and rewarded for doing electronics project. Keep our lab organized and well stocked.
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Amirali Shankaei

Branch Treasurer
Email
ashankaei@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 4
Interests
Electronics, multi-rotors.
Bio
I joined IEEE to help students working on projects. I worked on various electronic and some programming projects, and am personally interested in multi-rotors.
This year, I want to…
Work closely with the team to make sure we make the best use of funding we can.
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Mahmoud Dimassi

Branch Secretary
Email
mdimassi@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 4
Interests
Power distribution, renewable energy, power electronics, electromagnetism, circuit protection.
Bio
A man with sporadic energy spikes, I like pop culture (except pop music, totally into old-school music), trying new stuff and discussing with friends.
This year, I want to…
Get more involved with embedded systems, as well as finish a “green” wireless power station project I started at IEEE.
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Amit Desai

Director of Academics
Email
adesai@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 3
Interests
Anything technology-related, especially computers, whether big or small. Or medium.
Bio
I’m really easy to get along with and I enjoy meeting like-minded individuals. Once you get to know me, you will immediately regret getting to know me.
This year, I want to…
Get more people involved, especially first/second-year students. Having students join us will help our group of amazing people grow!
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Felix Adrian Lucaciu

Director of Competitions
Email
flucaciu@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Computer Eng., year 2
Interests
Programming, microcontrollers, music, League of Legends, physics
Bio
I am a student of life, passionate and curious about all the things as well as a positive thinker.
This year, I want to…
Be part of something bigger than myself and help contribute to world around me as much as possible.
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Ahmed Ibraheem

Director of Information Technology
Email
aibraheem@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Computer Eng., year 4
Interests
Python, Java, web development, marketing, entrepreneurship, psychology, fitness, soccer.
Bio
I love to talk and laugh. I also love to have fun by challenging and convincing people that I can beat them at anything they choose! Come and challenge me!
This year, I want to…
Update and maintain our website. Learn about networks and communications. Help students with any IT issues they might face.
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Paul Daccache

Director of Lab Services
Email
pdacc@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 2
Interests
Solving puzzles, gaming, practicing martial arts, working out.
Bio
I see myself as a future power or control system engineer working on renewable energy or electric cars.
This year, I want to…
Reorganize the laboratory and inventory every component to ease the search for everyone’s projects.
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Seva Kovtoun

Director of Marketing
Email
skov@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 2
Interests
Electronics, building barebone computers, riding motorcycles.
Bio
I ride a motorcycle, build electronics, and participate in extreme events like the Spartan race. I’m also an easy-going guy who’s always up for a beer!
This year, I want to…
Promote the use of IEEE badges for even the smallest achievements and make sure that everyone in ECE is aware of our events.
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Isaac Goldman

Director of Projects
Email
igoldman@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 4
Interests
Robotics & competitions, electronics design, NASCAR, Mountain Dew.
Bio
I discovered electronics in a Forrest Mims III book. Since then, I competed two years in CRC robotics, three in FIRST, and entered various other contests.
This year, I want to…
Design a memorable robotics project that will be admired for years to come.
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Michael Levan

Director of Social Activities
Email
mlevan@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
Electrical Eng., year 3
Interests
Electronics, power, LEDs.
Bio
I am a pretty easy-going guy. I am a semi-retired rugby player who loves electronic music and the occasional beer.
This year, I want to…
Be a more involved student leader, whether it be though social events or helping people out.
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Marc-Alexandre Chan

Chair of Operations, IT Administrator
Email
mchan@ieee.concordia.ca
Program
MASc, Elec. Eng., mixed-signal VLSI
Interests
Electronics, audio, sensors, biomedical devices, embedded systems, art music, history.
Bio
I’m forever a scholar of all disciplines: from science and engineering to art, music and humanities, I love gaining knowledge, sharing it and creating things.
This year, I want to…
Organise & inventory the lab. Document our operations for future teams. Get students involved with electronics as a hobby and passion.

Lab Supervisors

Need to contact one of our lab supervisors? You should send an email to labstaff@ieee.concordia.ca and mention your intended recipient’s name in the subject.

  • Cory Bonneau
  • Akashdeep Chauhan
  • Chris Maroday
  • Taufiq Mohammed

Volunteers

As of the 2014–2015 year, all official volunteers are listed on the Committees page.

Previous Years

Left to right: Top row: Tristan, Bedra, Alberto, Marc. Bottom row: Amirali, Nathaly, Gordon, Mahmoud. Absent: Eric.
Left to right: Top row: Tristan, Bedra, Alberto, Marc. Bottom row: Amirali, Nathaly, Gordon, Mahmoud. Absent: Eric.
Branch Chair Nathaly Arraiz Matute
Branch Vice-Chair Marc-Alexandre Chan
Branch Treasurer Alberto Artuza
Branch Secretary Gordon Bailey
Director of Competitions Tristan Cool
Director of Marketing Mahmoud Dimassi
Director of Social Activities Bedra Attabibi
Director of Academics Eric Tremblay
Director of Lab Services Amirali Shankaei
Senior Advisor Michael Segev
Lab Supervisors Paul Daccache
Isaac Goldman
Nicolas Fiévet
Gia-Tanh Lai (resigned)
Shuixi Li
Evan Livingstone (resigned – graduated)
Left to right: Ralph Chammah (resigned), Perry, Michael, Andrew, Evan, Ryan, Nathaly. Absent: Jignesh (resigned), Marc.
Left to right: Ralph Chammah (resigned), Perry, Michael, Andrew, Evan, Ryan, Nathaly. Absent: Jignesh (resigned), Marc.
Branch Chair Michael Segev
Branch Vice-Chair
Branch Treasurer Ryan Desgroseilliers
Branch Secretary Andrew Henry
Director of Competitions Perry Jones
Director of Marketing Jignesh Patel (Fall 2013 only)
Director of Social Activities Chelsea Pomerantz
Director of Academics Nathaly Arraiz
Director of Projects
Director of Lab Services Marc-Alexandre Chan (February 2014 onward)
Senior Advisor Lambert Le
Lab Supervisors Marc-Alexandre Chan
Sébastien Parent-Charette
Vincent Fusco
Evan Livingstone
Eric Chan
Volunteers Rabih El Zahr
Arshia Hirbod
Roger Zhang
Yiwei Ge
Left to right: Ralph, Michael Di Perna, Volodymyr, Lambert, Suvin, Sébastien, Evan, Michael Segev.
Left to right: Ralph, Michael Di Perna, Volodymyr, Lambert, Suvin, Sébastien, Evan, Michael Segev.
President Lambert Le
Vice-President Volodymyr Romanov
VP Finance Mike Diperna
Branch Secretary Suvin Alexander
VP Competition Evan Livingstone
VP Marketing Ralph Chammah
VP Social Michael Segev
VP Project Sébastien Parent-Charette
Representatives Corey Clayton
Eric Chan
Johnny Ouatik
Volunteers Perry Jones
Nathaly Arraiz
Ryan Desgroseilliers
Andrew Henry
Vincent Fusco
Rabih El Zahr
President Lambert Le
Vice-President Sébastien Parent-Charette
VP Finance Emilio Lutchman
Branch Secretary Volodymyr Romanov
VP External
VP Marketing Kapies Vallipuram
VP Social Anthony Farschi
Senior Advisor Michael Bianco
Representatives Corey Clayton
Eric Chan
Johnny Ouatik
President Marwan Hilmi
Vice-President Michael Bianco
VP Finance Lambert Le
Branch Secretary Mike Diperna
VP External Nathanael Occenad
VP Marketing Sébastien Parent-Charette
VP Social Carolyne Gagnon
VP Project Corey Clayton
President Chris Karaplis
Vice-President Ian Page
VP Finance Lambert Le
Branch Secretary Goaba Mogapi
VP External Peter Sheer
VP Marketing Jessica Nguyen
VP Social Michael Bianco