Yassir Rizwan recieved his BASc degree in Mechatronics Engineering (with Honours) from the Unversity of Waterloo in 2009. Yassir has worked at Hatch, Prodomax Automation, Husky Injection Molding Systems and Raytheon Canada during his co-op terms as an undergraduate student. He has experience working with autonomous aircraft including systems integration, sensor design and nonlinear control systems. Yassir's research interests include high performance UAVs and onboard real-time systems.
In his spare time he enjoys fishing, camping, golf and squash. He is also the current President of the Waterloo Aerial Robotics Group, a student design team that focuses on the development of UAVs for local and international competitions.