Amir Manbachi: From EngSci undergrad to faculty position


EngSci graduate Amir Manbachi recently joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering as faculty research associate and director of innovations at the Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation at Johns Hopkins University. (Photo: Luke Ng / University of Toronto)

Dreaming of working in academic research one day?  EngSci alumnus Amir Manbachi (EngSci 0T8, IBBME MASc 1T0, PhD 1T5) recently joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University as a new research faculty member.

He shares some insights on his journey from eager EngSci undergraduate to a directorship at a prestigious institution, and the important role that mentors played along the way.  Read Amir’s story.

Looking for a mentor of your own?  Upper year EngSci students and EngSci alumni are invited to join EngSci Connect to tap into our extensive global network of graduates who are willing to help.