Full Name
Dr. Farzad Rayegani, P.Eng. FEC
Job Title
Senior Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences & Technology
Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Speaker Bio
Dedicated to engineering education and creating new pathways through collaborative partnerships that enhance student success, Dr. Rayegani has a wealth of experience in the fields of teaching, research, innovation and development. His career in higher education spans more than 20 years and includes time as a faculty member, researcher, manager, director and associate dean. He holds a Master of Science in Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering Systems from the University of Miskolc in Hungary. The recipient of numerous leadership awards, Dr. Rayegani is designated an Engineers Canada Fellow by Engineers Canada. This prestigious award is presented in recognition of exceptional contributions to the engineering profession in Canada.

Dr. Rayegani is credited with encouraging interdisciplinary teams of faculty, students, industry and community partners to collaborate and develop applied research programs and project-based learning activities that solve complex and real-world problems. Committed to higher education, Dr. Rayegani continues to develop curriculum based on a new engineering education philosophy. This framework educates students to Conceive, Design, Implement and Operate complex, value-added engineering products, processes, and systems in a modern, team-based, global environment. Under Dr. Rayegani’s leadership, Humber FAST launched three new engineering degrees fall, 2021: Information Systems Engineering, Mechatronics and The Built Environment. These new engineering degrees blend classroom theory with project-based learning providing students with the critical-thinking and practical training needed to prepare the next generation of engineering leaders.
Dr. Farzad Rayegani, P.Eng. FEC