UTM CSSC
Past Teams
2021 Fall
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Jessica Anderson
Executive Director

Jessica was accepted into UTM as an Accounting Student, but ended up wanting to do Computer Science, so she is ready to tackle any of your POSt questions. She always struggles to choose which courses are most important to take and she's ready to share her findings!

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Nameera Azim
Director of Communications

Nameera is a third-year student specializing in Computer Science and minoring in both Statistics and Business. On lazy days, you can probably find her reading, painting, fangirling over an MCU movie, watching the Premier League, or messing around with her ukulele! Feel free to reach out!

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Naaz Sibia
Director of Operations

Naaz likes preference learning and Human-Computer Interaction (with a CS-ed focus). She also likes talking about mental health, and courses she's TA'ed. When not looking into the mentioned topics, or working to finish her bachelor's degree, she likes having 3 am discussions with friends, drawing chibis, and eating Chinese food.

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Jarrod Servilla
Director of Technology

As the tech director, Jarrod creates initiatives to equip students with technical skills to help them find internships or make cool projects! He's an avid Kanye stan & plays lots of strategy games. Some accomplishments: Hit Diamond for every set in Teamfight Tactics, Top 4'd a Magic: The Gathering Standard PPTQ

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Michael Liut
Faculty Advisor

Michael is a Computer Science educator who prides himself in fostering an environment of educational excellence through active and experiential learning. In recent years he has assisted in the development and implementation of active learning materials/strategies in several Computer Science courses at UTM. Michael enjoys travelling, and is an avid scuba diver.

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Isha Kerpal
Communications Officer

Isha enjoys handling the social media accounts for CSSC, helping plan our promotion strategies, and responding to the questions we get on our platforms from students. She enjoys overseeing the planning of events and making sure the process is smooth for the entire CSSC team.

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Leila Uy
Communications Officer

In her free time, she enjoys going to unique food places with her friends. Whether it's taiyaki ice cream or 24-inch sliced pizza, she knows a place you can go together and she'll try anything at least once.

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Hayden Mak
Logistics Officer

Hayden is a CS Specialist who really enjoys photography. You can find him around campus photographing events, listening to music, or at the RAWC table tennis room!

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Nitya Srivastava
Finance Officer

Nitya is currently a part of the Business/Economics department. She enjoys connecting with people outside of her program and learning and contributing to the CS department. Being involved in the operations team provided her insight into the team and its goals in general. Whether you are a CS student or not feel free to connect if you would like to know more about our events!

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Akira Takaki
Logistics Officer

Akira is learning math and cs in university, but while he isn't beepboop-ing or looking at arcane runes, he loves to play strategy games with friends like Settlers of Catan or Age of Empires 3. He's a big foodie, having grown up in Toronto and been exposed to the multicultural mosaic!

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Sukhman Vig
Marketing Officer

Sukhman is studying Computer Science, Statistics and CCIT at UofT. She found her passion for supporting students while working as a Leadership and Mentorship Assistant at the Centre for Student Engagement. She enjoys conversations about student life, finding success as a woman in tech and mental health strategies.

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Kiara Callender
Social Media Coordinator

Second Year student at UTM studying Computer Science and Criminology. She enjoys anything anime and gaming related and she loves dogs!

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Elysia Monde Zhi Yong
Graphic Designer

Elysia is a CS Specialist and an avid drinker of pure black coffee. Why? For the energy to grind both CS projects, and digital drawings of course. Mostly the latter though.

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Ritvik Bhardwaj
Technology Officer

Ritvik is a CS specialist with a hunger to learn new and exciting technologies. He loves learning about new things related to computer science :D

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Yousef Bulbulia
Technology Officer

Yousef is a third year student double majoring in math and CS and minoring in statistics. As a technology officer, he's always up to helping out students with any technical questions they may have! When he's not busy, you can find him playing guitar, hanging out on UTM discord servers, or dying in Apex Legends.

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Maryam Gohargani
Technology Officer

Maryam is passionate about algorithms, low-level programming, and compilers. In her spare time, she hangs out on UTM's Discord communities and plays Legend of Zelda: BotW. Feel free to reach out to her for academic support or to give recommendations for ramen places in Toronto.

2020-2021
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Alexandra Thompson
General Manager

Alexandra found her passion for working with students in her time as an undergraduate Computer Science teaching assistant. She enjoys conversations on the ups and downs of student life and her experience as an undergraduate. Alexandra loves to share her tips on overcoming struggles in university.

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Chris Lim
Technical Director

Chris is our tech lead! He recently finished a CSC492 project where he created a tinder-like application for students to match with school clubs! If you need help with your personal projects or want to learn a new technology, he's your go to man!

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Jessica Anderson
Operations Director

Jessica was accepted into UTM as an Accounting Student, but ended up wanting to do Computer Science, so she is ready to tackle any of your POSt questions. She always struggles to choose which courses are most important to take and she's ready to share her findings!

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VyVy Ngo
Student Resource Curator

As the student resource curator, VyVy wants to create a welcoming computer science environment by providing students access to any information they need. She has a passion learning and grabs any information within her reach. In her spare time, she enjoys knitting and some Skyrim.

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Nameera Azim
Student Culture Coordinator

Nameera dedicates her time to connecting with the students within the Computer Science community to learn about what type of support they need and advocating for changes that improve their University experience. Feel free to shoot her message if you want to talk about anything - from internships to Earnest Hemmingway to new Marvel movies.

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Coco Liang
Management Associate

Coco is passionate about writing as well as computer science, notably writing about computer science. She likes using words to help bridge communication between students, staff, and the entire community. In her spare time, Coco likes to play RPGs with heavy emphasis on atmosphere.

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Hayden Mak
Marketing Coordinator

Hayden is a CS Specialist who enjoys everything photography. You can find him around campus taking pictures at different events.

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Isha Kerpal
Initiatives Coordinator

Isha enjoys handling the social media accounts for CSSC, helping plan our promotion strategies and responding to the questions we get on our platforms from students. Another thing that they like doing is overseeing the planning of events and making sure this process is smooth for the entire CSSC team.

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Nitya Srivastava
Internal Affairs Coordinator

Nitya is currently a part of the Business/Economics department, she enjoyed connecting with people outside of program and learning and contributing to the computer science department. Being involved in the operations team provided insight to the team and its goals in general. Whether you are a CS student or not feel free to connect if you would like to know more about our events!

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Milind Vishnoi
Technology Officer

Milind is one of the core developers of the UTM CSSC website. He is well versed in different technologies and would love to collaborate on any interesting projects. He enjoys playing 2k, travelling, and is a car & fitness enthusiast.

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Benson Su
Technology Officer

Benson is a hard worker, always willing to help you tackle any task you might be stuck on. Otherwise, Benson spends way too much time making Discord emojis from cute animals, and he once disguised himself as a pet turtle to enter a Hackathon 🐢

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Zain Kazmi
Technology Officer

Zain has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed publications in CS Education, HCI and Machine Learning. In 2021, he started working as a consultant to the Government of Ontario on transportation security initiatives. He is also part of an international working group focusing on mapping industry clouds skills to higher-education curriculums.

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Michael Liut
Faculty Advisor

Michael is a Computer Science educator who prides himself in fostering an environment of educational excellence through active and experiential learning. In recent years he has assisted in the development and implementation of active learning materials/strategies in several Computer Science courses at UTM. Michael enjoys travelling, and is an avid scuba diver.