High School and University Students who live and breathe STEM learning.
Meet the Western Mechatronics Team.
Ian Wang is a 2nd-year student studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He has always had an insatiable knack for building and inventing new designs. As the lead builder, designer, and driver for the Provincial Champion team 210Y, Ian looks to expand his talents and mentor the youth about robotics and engineering.
Jonathan Zhou is a 2nd-year student studying Mechatronics at the University of Waterloo. He's the Lead Programmer for team 210Y. Jonathan is outgoing, hardworking, and enjoys helping others. He also plays volleyball and was the libero for his high school's team.
Justin Zhou is a 2nd-year master’s student studying Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. As a pioneer in VEX Robotics in Alberta and former team captain of team 6659C, Justin is a trailblazer for hands-on STEM learning. This year, Justin is evolving his VEX career by hosting Canada’s first Signature Event and promoting robotics to students of all ages.
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Ning Yu Huang is a recent graduate of the Master of Engineering program in Control Systems at the University of Alberta. He hopes he can learn more about robotics design as well as share his knowledge and passion in STEM with the youth at Western Mechatronics.
Samuel Liu is a 4th-year student studying Electrical Engineering at the University of British Columbia. He is experienced in creating and programing basic robots using circuit elements. He hopes to expand his knowledge on robotics with WestMech and his team.
Douglas Yau is a 2nd-year master's student studying Software Engineering at the University of Calgary. He previously studied Mechanical Engineering and mechatronics. He is passionate about teaching STEM to younger audiences, training their problem-solving skills early on.
Melissa Xiao is a grade 12 student at Western Canada High School. She helps run the robotics club at her school and is passionate about creating opportunities for young students to engage with STEM.