Rahim’s role as Senior Program Development Officer focuses on the development and scale up of our Strengthening Engineering Education and Research (SEER) program.

Dr. Rahim Rezaie co-founded and coordinated a number of development-focused research initiatives at the UofT’s Centre for Global Engineering; most recently the Engineering Education for Sustainable Cities in Africa (EESC-A) program. He has conducted post-doctoral fellowships at the UofT’s Rotman School of Management and the Munk School of Global Affairs and completed a post-graduate research fellowship at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

Rahim’s core interest is in stimulating innovations in science, technology and education aimed at low-resource settings. He has extensive international experience with a PhD in Global Health and a Master of Biotechnology degree, both from the University of Toronto.