Shamez Walji

Materials Engineering, University of Alberta 2017

Shamez understands business, coding and design. If he doesn’t, he knows where to go to get answers. As a Co-Founder of Unumbria Technologies, Shamez has had to solve problems from different disciplines in order to deliver a virtual reality based application to train the vision of athletes.  

Currently, he is obtaining his degree in Nano and Functional Materials at the University of Alberta and he is a student in the Peter Lougheed Leadership College at the University of Alberta. Shamez has worked on a variety of projects ranging from research to industry. For example, he has carried out research on the effects of nanoparticles on the mechanical properties of coatings. Also, beyond research, he has worked on many multi-million dollar projects as an intern with AltaSteel and Canadian Natural Resources Limited.