Name: Nathalie Chan King Choy
Program: Engineering Science
University(s) / College(s) Attended: University of Toronto
Education / Degree(s): BASc,MASc UBC ECE
Current Job Title: President
Current Employer: Kestrel Omnitech Inc.
Fun Facts About Me
Share one fun fact about yourself: Flew on a trapeze
The most inspiring engineer I know is ....... Because ........ ?: Vidya was the Vice President of a processing systems engineering team that I was once part of. She is a very friendly and down-to-earth executive who fosters great teamwork, has amazing negotiation skills, maintains sharp technical knowledge, and who is not afraid of rolling up her sleeves to test out the hardware hands-on.
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 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.