Executive Team

IEEE Ryerson is comprised of highly dedicated and enthusiastic Computer, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering students with the goal of helping their fellow peers. We take responsibility in our duties to make successful events happen year round across Ryerson University!


Sadeed Bari


Sadeed is in his final year of Electrical Engineering at Ryerson University. He is thrilled to be leading the IEEE Ryerson Branch this year to it’s next stage and making his visions for IEEE come to life.

Sadeed loves mountain biking, hiking, really anything outdoors! He loves helping and connecting with new people, and working on hobby electronic projects. His goal this year is to help as many people as he can in his team with personal development and an extraordinary experience with IEEE. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: sadeed.bari@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  www.linkedin.com/in/sadeedbari

IEEE Email: sadeed.bari.ca@ieee.org

Dhyey Patel

Dhyey Patel


Dhyey is a 4th year Electrical Engineering student at Ryerson University. He is eager to serve the IEEE members & student body to provide opportunities for better professional development. His goal is to interconnect academia and industry while making sure students have a spectacular experience being involved and help them develop meaningful relationships on and off campus.

Dhyey loves swimming, biking and exploring the outdoors.  He seeks to research/ work on the engineering aspects of computer architecture, Power and Energy systems and vehicular technology especially electric vehicles. He is very passionate about what he studies and loves meeting new people and inspiring them about Engineering and what IEEE has to offer to them. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: dhyey.patel@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  www.linkedin.com/in/dhyeypatel

IEEE Email: dhyey.patel@ieee.org


Suha Rabbani

Vice Chair

Suha is a 4th year biomedical engineering student at Ryerson University. She has been a part of IEEE since her 2nd year at Ryerson and is very passionate about the organisation. She is excited to help her team execute innovative events this year.

Suha is always eager to learn more about Computer Vision and Image Processing. In her spare time she’s looks for unique food places to explore. She loves food and can talk about chocolate alone for an hour if she isn’t stopped! Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: syeda.rabbani@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  www.linkedin.com/in/suharabbani


Yanani Saciharan

Vice President Academic

Yanani is a 4th year Computer Engineering student at Ryerson University. She has a great passion for web development and she never hesitates to learn new things.

Yanani loves to meet new people and interact with others. She was part of lots of student group at Ryerson and this is her second year working with IEEE Ryerson. On weekends, she teaches Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Java and Lego Mindstorms for age 5-17. She spends her free time by making song covers. Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: ysaciharan@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/yanani23

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Asrar Kaiser

Vice President Finance

Asrar finished his 3rd year Electrical Engineering studies at Ryerson University. He was the volunteer coordinator previously and is thrilled to be back to serve the team. He is very curious about software development, especially the AI aspect of it, and wants to learn more.

In his leisure time, he enjoys reading books, watching sports and exploring the city to find new restaurants. He is also a very friendly person and loves to expand his social circle, so if you see him around campus, feel free to say hi or contact him anytime.

Email: asrar.kaiser@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  www.linkedin.com/in/asrar-k-25640790

IEEE Email: asrarkaiser@ieee.org


Omair Sandhu

VP Internal

Omair is in his third year of Electrical Engineering at Ryerson University. He is passionate about contributing to the engineering scene at Ryerson and beyond. He is always looking for more opportunities to get involved. Interests include entrepreneurship, video games, soccer, and all you can eat restaurants.

Email: omair.sandhu@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/omairsandhu/

Areeba Hussaini

Areeba Hussaini

VP Technical Advancements

Areeba is a 3rd year electrical engineering student at Ryerson University and was previously our Junior Electrical Officer at IEEE.

Areeba is also a part of IEEE REC and encourages Ryerson Engineering students to attend REC’s workshops as they prepare you for your engineering career. Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: areeba.hussaini@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/areebahussaini

IEEE Email: areeba.h@ieee.org


Rubaiyat Ashna


Rubaiyat is in her PEY year of Computer Engineering. She is returning as the Website Administrator for the third year with IEEE Ryerson. Rubaiyat will be maintaining the official IEEE Ryerson Website and representing IEEE’s Women in Engineering.

Rubaiyat is interested in software development, UX and UI design, VR, AR, and AI. Rubaiyat loves being creative and new learning skills. She is open to discussing multi disciplinary projects and helping anyone that needs some help! Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: rashna@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/rubaiyat-ashna


Rinay Shah


Rinay is a 2nd Year Computer Engineering student. Rinay will be the Webmaster for IEEE Ryerson. Rinay will be maintaining the official IEEE Ryerson Student Chapter website and IEEE Ryerson Electronics Chapter website.

Rinay is interested in computer networks, software development, VR, AR, and IoT. He is a research assistant who works at Ryerson Multimedia Research Laboratory on several VR and AR projects. He loves learn, work on projects, and participate in hackathons. He loves meeting new people and networking. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: rinay.shah@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/rinays

Website: http://rinayshah.me


Arunan Bavananthan


Arunan is a 4th year Electrical engineering student at Ryerson University. He has been actively participating with the group for the past couple of years and is a person who is always willing to help in different ways possible.

Arunan is a student who is passionate about the field of multimedia and control systems; as he takes academic courses within those two areas of electrical engineering. He enjoys learning new ways to work with current technology and is always happy when he has the chance to gain new knowledge. His hobbies include spending time with his family and friends, reading books, and playing video games. Arunan wishes to help expand the network of the IEEE branch with both the faculty and students and be able to provide more opportunities for everyone. In the future, Arunan wishes to be able to make a meaningful impact on the engineering society. Feel free to contact him anytime.

E-mail: abavananthan@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arunan-bavananthan-368348ab

IEEE Email: abavananthan1@ieee.org


Prasanthy Loganaathan

Senior Biomedical Officer

As a student who is currently pursuing an education in biomedical engineering, Prasanthy Loganaathan’s academic interests stem from her passion for medical technology innovation.


She strives to foster relationships amongst Ryerson engineering students and healthcare professionals. Prasanthy hopes to inspire/encourage students to gain exposure, mentorship and practical experience from IEEE networking summits and conferences. She enjoys photography, hiking and exploring new places to eat!

Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: ploganaathan@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/prasanthyloganaathan


Taha Abbasi-Hashemi

Junior Biomedical Officer

Taha is a 3rd year Biomedical Engineering student at Ryerson University. This is his first year working with IEEE ryerson, and is very pleased to be here.

He has been part of the development of three prosthetics and exoskeletons. He loves superheros, and spends most of his free time reading comic books or watching movies of the heros he adores. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: taha.abbasihashemi@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tahaabbasi-hashemi

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Vijithan Mangaleswaran

Junior Biomedical Officer

Vijithan is a 2nd Year Biomedical Engineering student at Ryerson University. Currently, he holds the position as the Junior Biomedical Director and will oversee the biomedical branch of IEEE.

Future goals include working with AI technology and seeking various ways where technology can help the human being to develop and stay healthy. As a past time, Vijithan enjoys watching basketball and playing chess. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: vmangaleswaran@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vijithan-mangaleswaran-8a2551158

Danny Salman

Danny Salman

Senior Computer Officer

Danny is a 3rd year Computer Engineering student at Ryerson University. He has many career/research interests such as big data and computer architecture. Danny seeks to promote events that foster the interests and desires of all students. He loves learning new things and looks forward to meeting new people.

Danny loves sports, especially soccer. He has many interests outside of computer engineering and is a great person to talk to. He also likes to explore and is adventurous. His favourite show is Mr. Robot. Do not hesitate to contact Danny about anything! Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: danny.salman@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/danny-salman-652934129

IEEE Email: danny.salman@ieee.org


Erum Hasan

Junior Computer Officer

Erum is a  2nd year Computer Engineering student at Ryerson University. She values continuous learning, collaboration and innovation, she is passionate about promoting digital literacy.

As a Junior Computer Officer she enjoys meeting new students and informing them about IEEE Chapter. She is excited to work alongside a great team and networking with professionals in the industry and keeping up with the ever-changing trends in technology. Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: erum.hasan@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  www.linkedin.com/in/erum-hasan

IEEE Email: erum.hasan@ieee.org

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Mehali Modi

Junior Computer Officer

Mehali is currently in her second year of Computer Engineering at Ryerson University. As a junior officer, she takes initiative in empowering more women to pursue engineering as their career.

Mehali enjoys thrill-seeking activities such as bungee jumping, scuba diving, skydiving and the list never ends! Currently, her interests include using AI, AR and VR  to enhance the process of data collection and data storage. Her goal this year is to provide a rich, comprehensive networking platform for current students with industrialists from renowned companies to enable them with a wider selection in job opportunities. She also takes joy in just being at scenic, naturalistic places. Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: mamodi@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/mehali-modi


Krishant Subramaniam

Senior Electrical Officer

Krishant is currently in his fourth year of electrical engineering at Ryerson University. Krishant has interest in going into Power Stream in his discipline and loves to do diagnostic and testing with electrical components.

Krishant love to play any sports, go hiking and biking. He also loves to be active and talk/networking with others so any time you feel sad or lonely you could always talk to him for any advice or to lighten the mood. Krishant wants to do research/work with engineering applications of power electronics in many of our daily tools we use such as automotive, house appliances, etc. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: ksubramaniam@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/krishantsubramaniam

IEEE Email: ksubramaniam@ieee.org


Davor Vrbic

Senior Electrical Officer

Davor is a third year Electrical Engineering student at Ryerson University. He has many interests within his engineering field such as power and electronics. Davor seeks to support fellow students in need of help in school work and by promoting events.

Davor has many interests that are not just limited to school, this includes mainly sports such as soccer. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: dvrbic@ryerson.ca

Sarfaraaz Khan

Sarfaraaz Khan

Junior Electrical Officer

Sarfaraaz is a 2nd year electrical engineering student at Ryerson University. Sarfaraaz volunteered for various IEEE events in his 1st year and now he is really looking forward to helping the team as an executive member. Sarfaraaz is also an executive member for IEEE Ryerson Electronics Chapter.

As a hobby he loves to build circuits and also play various musical instruments. Attend the weekly REC workshops to catch him build circuits live in action. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: sarfaraaz.khan@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarfaraazkhan


Nabila Abraham

Graduate Officer

Nabila is a second year MASc student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She completed her BEng in Biomedical Engineering from Ryerson University in 2017. During her undergrad, Nabila has worked in a variety of challenging intern and research assistant positions at Toronto Hydro, St. Michael’s Hospital, Ryerson University and the Brookfield Institute for Engineering and Entrepreneurship.

Her current research interests include using AI to improve medical imaging diagnostics. As the graduate rep, Nabila is interested in spreading the AI wealth amongst interested researchers. Feel free to contact her anytime.

Email: nabila.abraham@ryerson.ca

Linkedin:  www.linkedin.com/in/nabilaabraham

Omid Karimpour

Omid Karimpour

Graduate Officer

Omid is a 2nd year M.Eng student in Electrical & Computer Engineering. He completed his B.A.Sc at Shahid Beheshti University. He has a broad range of professional experience such as leadership, Circuit Design, and  Smart joint monitoring.

Omid‘s research interests are related to Mobile Robot which inevitably have something to do with Machine Learning, Localization and mapping. His ultimate goal is to build a collaborative team of industry professionals and research and development so he could mentor young professionals along the way. If there is a spark in your head and a burning desire, let’s talk to see where to start. You can start a conversation with vinyl, especially 1968 Rock, playing tennis, even watercolour paintings. Feel free to contact him anytime.

Email: okarimpour@ryerson.ca

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/omidkarimpour

IEEE Email: okarimpour@ieee.org