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Personal Information

Name:
Nathalie Chan King Choy
Program Studied
University(s) / College(s) Attended:
University of Toronto
Education / Degree(s):
BASc
Other Credentials:
MASc UBC ECE
Current Job Title:
Software Engineer
Current Employer:
Xilinx
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Fun Facts About Me

If your best friend had to describe you in 10 words or less, what would they say?

Energetic, organized, nerdy, world traveller

Share one fun fact about yourself.

Flew on a trapeze

What do you want to accomplish in the next 10 years?

Become both a strong manager and technical contributor

Profile Questions

Why did you choose to study engineering?

It involves my favourite subjects (math, science) and requires very little memorization

What are your best memories of your engineering education?

University of Toronto SKULE spirit events

How do you apply your engineering degree to your current career?

Critical thinking, understanding systems from the high level down to the deep details

What do you love most about your career?

Getting to work on challenging projects with cool new technology

What was the most enjoyable project you've been involved with?

System-level testing of the Zynq All-programmable SoC, which was a ground-breaking product in its industry

What's next in your career?

Making the leap from HW to SW

What advice would you give to someone hoping to pursue a career in engineering?

Engineering is amazing because you get to be involved in creating technologies that can change the world. Remember that it's very cool and very fun, but does take hard work. Work hard & play hard.