Rafat is the Co-founder and CEO of Innowind. He is also a Professional Engineer and currently doing his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the Wind Energy Group at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. His previous education (BSc, MSc) in mechanical engineering was completed at the University of Alberta. Rafat’s work experience is primarily focused on aerospace and turbomachinery, with over 4 years of work experience as a research engineer. His thesis work focuses mainly on the implementation of active flow control systems on large scale wind turbines and improving computational techniques to aid engineering design.
Hasan is the Co-founder and CFO of Innowind. He is currently pursuing his MS in Technology Commercialization at the University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. He is a proud graduate of the BComm in Law & Business with a minor in Finance from Toronto Metropolitan University. During his studies at TMU, Hasan’s market research expertise was recognized when he emerged victorious in the 2022 $25K Slaight New Venture Competition for the in-depth market research he conducted across Canada and the EU. Hasan's entrepreneurial drive extends beyond academics, as he has gained valuable practical experience by successfully owning and operating multiple family businesses in the past.
David is the CTO of Innowind. He is a graduate of both an BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. His research primarily focused on the aerodynamics of ducted propellers. David has spent 5 years working as a reliability engineer in the field dealing with turbomachinery, heat exchangers, and process equipment. He is now pursuing his second MSc in Space Engineering at the International Space University at Strasbourg, France. He is currently completing an internship at the Max Planck Institute in Heidelberg, Germany where he is gaining experience in photonics and satellite systems.
Drew is a Project Manager at Innowind. Drew is a graduate with a BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. He has experience in photonic systems, aerodynamics, helicopter mechanics and automation from his education and his experience as an engineer. Drew has previously worked in a scale-up organization in which he worked closely with the engineering lead to complete design projects in a timely manner for both clients and funding acquisition. Currently, Drew is also working as an automation engineer designing tooling for inspecting for nuclear reactors.
Lead Content and Media Production
Omer is a graphic design student at the Toronto Film School, he is especially talented in media production, sales and business development with over 5 years of experience perfecting his craft.
Strategy and UX Design
Jack has a multidisciplinary background with experience in business strategy and UX design. Drawing upon these diverse experiences allows him to view problems from multiple perspectives, ask the right questions, and develop creative and effective solutions.
Ab is a Research Engineer at Innowind. Ab has completed his BSc in Engineering Physics at Carleton University, after he transferred from Mathematics and Physics during his first 2 years. Ab has worked in a research group focusing on biophotonics. For the last 5 years, he has worked as a communication systems engineer for a company that is launching a satellite constellation. Ab is starting his MSc at the University of Victoria in Canada with a focus on wireless systems and machine learning techniques.