Aastha Goyal

2022 McCall MacBain Scholar

McGill Faculty of Engineering, MSc, Materials Engineering

McGill University (BEng’22)

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Aastha served as president of the Engineering Undergraduate Society at McGill, leading a team that oversees over 60 student clubs, committees, and teams. She started Engaged Learning in Engineering (ELINE), a committee that hosts events to help students improve their learning methods, and she led outreach for a student club seeking to improve the presence of women in engineering. Aastha also led an intramural volleyball team. She worked as a teaching assistant for four terms. Aastha began a Master of Science in Materials Engineering to research the design of new materials, which may be used for production of batteries, solar panels, and semiconductors to meet clean energy demands.