Two Civil students win APSC Entrepreneurial PhD Program prize

Friday, January 8, 2016 | By Lindsay Cashin

Amir Shoolestani and Behzad Shoolestani are two of seven aspiring entrepreneurs and Applied Science PhD candidates who have won full entry into the new Applied Science Entrepreneurial PhD (e-PhD) Program, an initiative which aims to equip participants with the necessary business, analytical and entrepreneurship skills to take inventive research ideas from the lab to the market. Starting January 2016, the winners will join the program and have access to various APSC Professional Program Master’s and PhD professional-development workshops and courses, and opportunities to participate in select entrepreneurship @ UBC (e @ UBC) projects.