Our Team

Chair – Ana Laura Gonzalez-Rios
Ana Laura Gonzalez-Rios received her B.S. in Electronic and Computer Engineering from Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Puebla, Mexico in 2013.

During her years as student in Tecnologico de Monterrey, Campus Puebla, Ana Laura was an active member of the Students Society and was a key organizer of the First Electronic Technologies Congress. She also promoted and collaborated during the IEEE Students Branch reactivation. Ana Laura is an active IEEE Young Professionals volunteer; and member of IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and IEEE Circuits and Systems Society.

Currently, she works as a GE Lighting Controls Applications Engineer in Vancouver, BC for Chipkin Automation Systems, Inc. More information can be found at: https://ca.linkedin.com/in/analauragonzalezrios
Vice Chair – Maryam Kashi
Maryam Kashi studied Materials Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, before graduating with a BASc in Electrical Engineering from University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2014.

Initially interested in green energy, she was one of the founding members of UBC Electric Car Club. She later changed interest to RF and wireless communication.

She has worked in 5G mm-wave channel modeling, mainly involved in measurement platform and campagnes, as well as coordinating and training volunteers. She is currently prototyping a VHF satellite antenna.

Maryam is an active member of IEEE YP. Other IEEE Societies she is a member of include Com, EMC, Robotics and Automation, and Signal Processing.

In addition to science and technology, she is interested in social sciences, arts, sports and community development.
Secretary – Cecilia Garcia Marra
Cecilia Garcia Marra received her degree in Chemical Engineering (6-year program) from Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2014.

During her years as student in UBA, Cecilia was an active member of the Students Commission of Chemical Engineering and represented it at the Advisory Council of Chemical Engineering. She also was part of the Tutoring Program for freshman students. She also developed her career as Adjunct Instructor in UBA.

Cecilia is an active IEEE Young Professionals volunteer.

Cecilia has experience working as Process Engineer Engineer and Consultant in the Water Treatment Industry. Currently, she works as Linguistic Quality Assurance Reviewer for Globalme Localization Inc. More information can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gmcecilia/