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MAR 27: IEEE WIE Presents an Engineer’s Journey through War, Cancer and Life

Title: An Engineer’s Journey through war, cancer and life

Speaker: Dr. Sanja Boskovic

Date: Tuesday March 27, 2012

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM


Room 1525

515 West Hastings Street (SFU Harbour Centre, Downtown Vancouver) Vancouver, BC V6B 5K3



The event is open to public and attendance is free of charge.

The space is limited so please RSVP by visiting:



The Sustainable Power Engineer, Dr. Sanja Boskovic is not a typical power engineer. Raised in Yugoslavia and educated in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Sarajevo, Sanja was one of the few women practicing in power and process engineering in her country. But that was just the beginning. In this talk Sanja will share her amazing journey through the Bosnian war, family life, graduate school, fighting cancer and finally her successful career as chief instructor at BCIT.


Dr. Sanja Boskovic is Chief instructor and the lead Virtual Classroom Thermodynamics and Applied Mechanics instructor for BCIT’s Power Engineering innovative distance education methodologies. She launches successful on site programs and ensure successful completion for all students. She has been pivotal in establishing quality instruction for clients like Norske Canada and Celgar Pulp Mill. She was the 2011 recipient of the BCIT Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award.

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