Zahra Toony



Toony, Zahra – Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group Chapter- Treasurer

Education: Zahra is a Ph.D candidate in Electrical Engineering program in University of Laval. She received her MAS.c and B.Eng in 2010 and 2008, respectively.

Memberships: she is a student member of IEEE, WIE and the Management Committee of the REPARTI Strategic Network in Laval University.

Areas of interest: 3D processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and, Medical Imaging.

Recognitions and awards:

– MITACS Accelerate Scholarship for Internship with MCG-3D on 3D modelling of heritage sites (Monastère des Ursulines de Québec), June 2014.

-Doctoral Research Scholarship for International Students FRQNT (Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies), May 2013. Scholarship from the Government of Québec, awarded to eight foreign students in sciences and engineering across Québec province.

– 3rd prize for the poster competition at research day of Faculty of Science and Engineering, Laval University, March 2013.

– Accepted as one of the members of “National Scientific Community of Talent”,2007 and 2008.