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Emanuel Istrate

Emanuel Istrate

Director, Academic Program

Emanuel received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto in 2005. After a brief post-doctoral fellowship working on the nonlinear optical properties of quantum dots he joined the Institute for Optical Sciences as the Academic Programs Coordinator where he set up a number of courses and training programs for students studying optics at all levels of the University, including a popular holography course. More recently, he has contributed to the IOS’ and Impact Centre’s entrepreneurship and industry collaboration programs, as well as the VicOne program at Victoria College. He has delivered a number of projects for industrial collaborators, using his expertise in optical and electronic systems.

Emanuel is an active senior member of the IEEE, where he serves as the past chair of the IEEE Toronto Section.

Email: eistrate@imc.utoronto.ca