Yash Manivannan

University of Saskatchewan Canada

Short Bio:

Yash Manivannan is the founder and CEO of Watts and Joules Inc. Watts and Joules Inc. specializes in customized organic solar panels and smart batteries/ inverters. He founded the company in January 2018 and oversees the R&D and Operations. He is also a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Canada based in Vancouver. He has been a part of the Microsoft Student Partner program since 2013, working with students and faculty teaching them about various Microsoft Technologies.

College Info:

The University of Saskatchewan is a Canadian public research university, founded on March 19, 1907, and located on the east side of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. An “Act to establish and incorporate a University for the Province of Saskatchewan” was passed by the provincial legislature in 1907. It established the provincial university on March 19, 1907 “for the purpose of providing facilities for higher education in all its branches and enabling all persons without regard to race, creed or religion to take the fullest advantage”. The University of Saskatchewan is the largest education institution in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The University of Saskatchewan is one of Canada’s top research universities (based on the number of Canada Research Chairs) and is a member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities (the 15 most research-intensive universities in Canada).

Course info:

Computer engineering involves the design and application of computer hardware and computer software. Computer hardware consists of the physical components that implement a computer system: processor and memory chips, circuit boards, and peripheral devices. Computer software consists of computer programs that accomplish a specific task using sequences of simple, programmable steps.Computers have become an integral part of many large systems that require sophisticated control, including automobiles, medical instrumentation, telecommunication systems, and factory automation.