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Young Alumni Achievement Medal Recipients

Congratulations to the following Math alumni who have received the Young Alumni Achievement Medal since 2011. This distinguished group of math alumni have received this medal in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments, professional achievements, community service or academic excellence. The Young Alumni Achievement Medal is the highest honour that the Faculty of Mathematics bestows on its graduates.

2016 Medal Recipients

Joanna DuongJoanna Duong (BMath 2004),  Founder & CEO at Henkaa Inc.

is awarded the Faculty of Mathematics
Young Alumni Achievement Medal for Professional Achievement

wzWilliam Zhou (BMath 2015), Co-Founder and CEO at Chalk.com

is awarded the Faculty of Mathematics
Young Alumni Achievement Medal for Professional Achievement

In recognition for his entrepreneurial spirit, and creation of innovative solutions in the educational software market.

2015 Medal Recipients

raeesRaees Hussain-Aamir (BMath 2004), Vice President of Strategy and Business Management at the Bank of Montreal

is awarded the Faculty of Mathematics
Young Alumni Achievement Medal for Professional Achievement

In recognition for his innovative style of leadership and his dedicated commitment to mentoring young leaders and championing diversity initiative in the work place.

edErik Demaine (MMath 1996, PhD 2002), Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

is awarded the Faculty of Mathematics
Young Alumni Achievement Medal for Academic Excellence

2014 Medal Recipient

mzMatei Zaharia (BMath 2007), Chief Technology Officer at Databricks

is awarded the Faculty of Mathematics
Young Alumni Achievement Medal for Professional Achievement

In recognition for his academic leadership in the area of computer systems for large-scale data processing and for his entrepreneurial spirit that led to the development of widely used open source software including the Spark processing engine.

2013 Medal Recipient

hamoonHamoon Ekhtiari (BMath 2009, MACC 2009), Director, Studio Y at MaRS

is awarded the Faculty of Mathematics
Young Alumni Achievement Medal for Professional Achievement