Mitacs Elevate Award to Bassem Eid Mohamed


Bassem Eid Mohammed (Ph.D. 2014) will be supported as a postdoctoral fellow by the Mitacs Elevate program, beginning in February 2014. The award is for one year, in the amount of $57,000, under the supervision of Prof. Aaron Sprecher, co-supervised by Prof. Temy Tidafi of UdeM, and in collaboration with industry partner  Bone Structure. The project will explore the application of digital design tools and techniques towards the implementation of a computer-based mass customization platform for prefabricated housing.

The Mitacs Elevate program supports postdoctoral fellows and Canadian companies and partners to collaborate on cutting-edge research projects and to build capacity for the next generation of R&D management leaders.