Chirag Variawa

Chirag Variawa is the director of first-year curriculum in the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto.  His multi-disciplinary and international research uses principles from artificial intelligence and computational linguistics to detect and mitigate barriers to learning for diverse populations.  He received his PhD from the U of T’s Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, specializing in engineering education, and his BASc in materials science engineering, also from the U of T.