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Dorothy Lui
Program Studied
University(s) / College(s) Attended:
University of Waterloo
Education / Degree(s):
Other Credentials:
Engineering in Training
Current Job Title:
Intermediate Scientific Developer
Current Employer:
Synaptive Medical

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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?

reliable, dedicated, organized, athletic, down to earth

Share one fun fact about yourself.

I took a pottery class last winter!

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

I want to do more traveling, work on more cool and helpful medical devices, get married and have kids.

The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?

The most inspiring engineer I know is my Dad because he introduced to the field by enrolling me into engineering camps as a child and provided a supportive environment to choose the career for me.

Profile Questions

Why did you choose to study engineering?

I chose engineering because I enjoyed how it offered so many different ways to solve the same problem. It also enabled me to work with great people who love to figure out how things work!

What are your best memories of your engineering education?

My best memories were spending time with friends: whether staying up all night to finish assignments, studying at the library together or working on our fourth year projects.

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

My engineering degree has helped me solve work problems analytically, considering all different facets of the problem and work with other colleagues.

What do you love most about your career?

I love that I get to work with new and upcoming technology and use this technology to help improve patient care.

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

A fun project I got to work on was a fun visualization demo using the Oculus headset.

What's next in your career?

I am working on getting my PEng!

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

Don't be afraid to tackle something new. Before you know it, you'll be an expert!