A graduation first for SFU Mechatronics

SURREY – Ali and Soheil Mahinpoor are the first siblings to graduate together from Simon Fraser University’s Mechatronic Systems Engineering (MSE) undergraduate program. Born in Iran three years apart, the brothers and their family celebrated convocation on June 9. Ali is looking to a career in space robotics, while Soheil hopes to work in integrated engineering.Surrey RCMP Staff Sgt. Celso DeLemos has been promoted to Inspector in the position of Senior Investigator. In this new role, Inspector DeLemos will oversee Surrey Detachment’s Property Crime Section and Drug Section. Insp. DeLemos has been with the RCMP for 18 years and has spent the last six years of his service in Surrey, where he has lived with his family since 1997.. Three Surrey residents were honoured recently with British Columbia Community Achievement Awards. Per Gjerde, Karen Pruim and Greg Timm were all honoured at the ceremony in Victoria. A full list of the recipients and a brief summary of their achievements can be found on the foundation’s website at bcachievement.comAre there people you know who should be in the news? Send your submissions for our People column to bsimpson@thenownewspaper.com.

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