Just last spring, Alisha Bhanji (BASc 2020) was working with her Capstone Design team to finalize the liquid crystal technology behind their fourth-year design project. Now, as Co-Founder & Chief Engineering Officer of Scope Photonics, Alisha and her colleagues are taking it to market via their startup company.
Their camera lenses can instantly, and without digital cropping or physical movement, adjust their optical behaviour to take the perfect photo in any condition. With a potential market that stretches far beyond smartphones, their technology shows great promise. They’ve accomplished a rapid series of exciting achievements, including several big-name awards and unique opportunities, that have them poised for success.
In this profile, Alisha shares why she chose UWaterloo, some of the influential experiences she had while she was here and her top four tips for students: NE Alumni Profile: Alisha Bhanji, Class of 2020.
For more in this series that highlights some of our outstanding graduates, their reasons for studying nanotechnology and the interesting career paths they have taken since graduating, visit NE Alumni Profiles.