Vimal Bhandari

Team mentor, Ted Harrison School in Calgary, Robotics

Vimal graduated from University of Calgary in 2017 and he holds a PhD in the field of Geomatics Engineering. He conducts research in areas such as GPS and navigation, indoor positioning, computer vision and Machine Learning (ML) algorithms. Currently, he works with a high-tech Startup, Takemetuit Inc., located in Calgary.

Beyond his work and research, Vimal has been actively involved in STEM programs through University of Calgary Robotics Association (UCRA) since 2014. He has been a FIRST Lego League (FLL) mentor, and took on various other volunteer roles as well. Currently he is a program coordinator and lead mentor for two UCRA programs: FIRST Lego League and Discover Electronics. This year Vimal has decided to also sign up as a geekStarter mentor and is excited for the opportunity.