Ahmed Mahmoud

Program Manager, Centre for Global Engineering and Lecturer, University of Toronto

University of Toronto

Ahmed Mahmoud is the Program Manager for the Centre for Global Engineering (CGEN) at the University of Toronto and a lecturer on engineering and its role in global development. At CGEN, he works closely with engineering faculty to define research initiatives which tackle major global challenges, such as food insecurity, water scarcity, and energy poverty, and he helps connect those faculty with changemakers on the ground. In addition, he helps administer and oversee CGEN’s student engagement opportunities, including the Global Engineering Capstone program, as well as the annual CGEN Fellowship, which places a recent engineering graduate with a social enterprise in the Global South. His research interests include engineering innovation in aquaculture, agriculture, remote monitoring and impact assessment.