Motion Metrics International supports graduate scholarships, research at UBC

Motion Metrics International recently created a graduate scholarship at the Institute for Computing, Information, and Cognitive Systems (ICICS) at UBC. The $5,000 annual award will be granted to a students who has demonstrated excellence in multi-disciplinary, application-oriented research.

President and CEO of Motion Metrics, Shahram Tafazoli (Electrical and Computer Engineering alum and adjunct professor), completed his PhD under Electrical and Computer Engineering professor emeritus Peter Lawrence and Mechanical Engineering professor Clarence de Silva. His work there was the germination of Motion Metrics’ first product, LoadMetrics, a dynamic payload measurement system for hydraulic mining shovels.

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