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AVE Network - January Speaker Series

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Bank & Baron P.U.B

125 8 Avenue Southwest

Calgary, AB T2P 1B4

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We are excited to kick-off 2018 with a Speaker Series:

Tuesday January 30th @ 5pm

Bank and Baron Pub, Downtown Calgary


Our special guest speaker is Dr. Laleh Behjat, professor at the University of Calgary Schulich School of Engineering. Dr. Behjat is a very successful engineer and leader at the University of Calgary and has received many awards for her work in international symposiums as well as for her excellence in leadeship, outreach, and mentorship.

Dr. Behjat was the moderator at our 2017 International Women's Day Panel event, "Connect the Dots". We are excited to have Laleh join us once again, this time as a speaker, talking to a small group about leadership.



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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, 3rd place 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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125 8 Avenue Southwest

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