Experiences of a Young Engineer at Pratt & Whitney Canada – Monday March 30th

On Monday March 30th, Dr. Mavriplis will host a Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute event, featuring:

Imane El karafi, M. Eng., PW800 Controls Systems, Pratt & Whitney Canada

Experiences of a Young Engineer at Pratt & Whitney Canada 

Location: 161 Louis Pasteur, Colonel By Building – Room A707

5:30 – 6:00 pm: Meet and Greet for CASI Members and Invitees 

Drinks and snacks will be served.

6:00 – 7:00 pm: Presentation

7:00 – 7:30 pm: Question and Answer Session


Imane has been working at Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) since 2010. Her experience has provided skills in engineering for engine assembly preparation and certification, engine testing on the ground and in flight, project management and sustainable development. Starting in 2015, Imane embraces a new role in Controls Systems within the revolutionary turbofan engine family PW800.

Academically, Imane graduated in 2010 with a double major in Mechanical and Information Technology from the University of Ottawa. In September 2014, Imane started an Executive Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Sherbrooke Campus of Longueuil.

As part of the CASI talk, Imane will be presenting the exciting opportunities she experienced at P&WC in the engineering disciplines and the challenges”young engineer” faces in the professional function of today.

The brand new PW800 engine was just certified in February for flight on a new Gulfstream aircraft.


All students welcome!

RSVP to Catherine Mavriplis at Catherine.Mavriplis@uottawa.ca


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