Lee Rippon

 
Advanced Process Control and Analytics
Slave Lake
Canada
Killam Doctoral Scholarships
 

Why did you decide to pursue a graduate degree?

As a challenge to myself intellectually and to pursue interests and develop tangible skills in process control, applied mathematics, programming, and data analytics.

Why did you decide to study at UBC?

My choice to continue studies at UBC was based primarily on the intriguing research vision of my supervisor Bhushan Gopaluni.

What is it specifically, that your program offers, that attracted you?

The ability to collaborate closely with industry on important industrially relevant problems.

What was the best surprise about UBC or life in Vancouver?

The variety of outdoor activities in Vancouver is great. So is the sushi.

What do you like to do for fun or relaxation?

Skiing, hiking and playing hockey.

What advice do you have for new graduate students?

Start drafting your thesis early and stay organized throughout your studies.