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Master Grads – Engineering Alumni Panel
February 9, 2021 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Engineering Alumni Panel with Khairul Anam, MEng ’19 and Ian Horseman MEng ’13
Guest speakers Khairul Anam and Ian Horseman are mastering their careers after graduating with their Master of Engineering from UBC’s Okanagan campus. Tune in to this Master Grads presentation on February 9th to hear how Khairul and Ian’s degrees prepared them for their career, what they wish they knew when they began their degree, fostering career growth as an Engineer and the transition from graduate student life to professional life.
‘Master Grads’ is a speaker series hosted by The College of Graduate Studies, in partnership with alumni UBC.
About the Speakers
|Ian Horseman is a 2013 M.Eng graduate from UBC-Okanagan. His degree was focused on electrical engineering projects: the future of wireless small cell networks, project lifecycle and management. He has been part of the TELUS network planning team for the past 12 years and has worked on network architecture plans for telephone network expansion, copper-based internet access overlays, small-cell mobility projects and the expansion of their fibre network to many homes in BC (now called the PureFibre network). In 2017 he took on the role of Planning and Engineering manager; and supports a team of specialists and engineers who create the technology roadmaps, architecture plans, and program budgets for TELUS’ wireline network expansions.
|Khairul Anam is a 2019 M.Eng graduate from UBC Okanagan with a specialization in Electrical Engineering. He has 7 years of experience in Operations and played a significant role in growing the factory footprint of one of the largest tobacco factories in the world. He was a part of several global manufacturing excellence projects and optimized the overall maintenance strategy of British American Tobacco Bangladesh. He has been working for Lantic Inc. (Rogers Sugar) since 2019 in Vancouver, BC. His primary focus is to improve equipment reliability, maximize resource utilization and support continuous improvement projects. He is working with his team to implement a data-driven preventive and an AI-based predictive maintenance strategy for the Vancouver refinery. He is currently pursuing his Professional MBA at Sauder Business School, UBC Vancouver.