About Us

The MIT Canadians club is a diverse group of MIT students, faculty and staff. We meet regularly to arrange social, professional, and cultural events. We are always looking for volunteers to help organize and run events. To get more involved in the club, send us an email! (canadians-owner :at: mit.edu)

Club leadership

Phillip Nadeau
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Phillip is a native of Whitby, Ontario. He obtained a B.A.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2009, and an S.M. from MIT in 2011 where he is currently a doctoral candidate working on bio-electrical interface circuits for medical diagnostics. He has held internship positions in electronics, circuit design, and software at Texas Instruments (Dallas) and Intel (Hillsboro), as well as Canadian entities Ontario Power Generation, Rogers Cable, the Sunnybrook Research Institute, the Department of National Defence Canada, and Digital Rapids Inc.
Website: http://web.mit.edu/pnadeau/
Kevin Cedrone
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Kevin was born in Toronto and raised in Mississauga, Ontario. He holds a B.A.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 2008, and an S.M. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 2010 and 2013 respectively. His postdoctoral research focuses on converting methane-rich gas to liquid hydrocarbon fuels in compact, low-cost reactors. His previous research examined combustion systems to reduce emissions and improve efficiency of automotive engines.
Website: http://web.mit.edu/kcedrone/
Chris Alexander
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Chris was born and raised in New Liskeard, Ontario. He is a dual MBA/MPA degree candidate at MIT and Harvard, focusing on finance, entrepreneurship and business policy. Before graduate school, he worked in AIG's Strategic Finance group in New York.
Keith Leung
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Keith was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. He earned a BCom from the UBC Sauder School of Business and is currently completing a Master’s of Science in the MIT Planning’s Center for Real Estate. Keith’s research focus at MIT is on the price discovery mechanism of securitized real estate investments.