Western Engineering student selected as president of the AUTO21 HQP Advisory Committee

The AUTO21 Highly Qualified People Advisory Committee (HQPAC) executive has announced Mehdi Farrokhnejad, a Mechanical & Materials Engineering PhD student at The University of Western Ontario, will assume the role of president of the HQP Advisory Committee.

Following a successful term as the HQPAC’s first president, Jafar Albinmousa recently announced his resignation from the role. To select a new president, the HQPAC executive held an internal vote and Farrokhnejad was offered the position.

 Farrokhnejad is pursuing his PhD at Western and contributes to the AUTO21 Magnesium Casting III project in Theme C: Materials and Manufacturing.

To learn more about Farrokhnejad’s research please read the Western News article, Finding mistakes to set them right.

To learn more about HQP programming at AUTO21, visit the HQP section at http://www.auto21.ca.

Mehdi Farrokhnejad

Mechanical & Material Engineering PhD student Mehdi Farrokhnejad is generating research on magnesium alloys and its potential benefits in the auto sector. 

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