Scott Genin

  • Queen's University

Scott Genin is a Unionville native who completed his undergraduate degree at Queen’s University in Engineering Chemistry in 2011 and his Ph.D. at the University of Toronto in 2015 in Chemical Engineering. His technical background is in water treatment, bioreactor design, non-linear mathematics, process statistics, and quantum chemistry. Passionate about health and environmental issues, he has worked at Sanofi Pasteur and CCRM as a controls engineer, helping develop new way of producing medical products. While completing his Ph.D., he co-founded the Mother’s Milk Project and developed a novel low cost breast milk pasteurization machine for working mothers in the ready-made garment industry in Bangladesh, which sparked his interest in entrepreneurship. During his time at school, he was an active member in multiple martial arts clubs and the Engineering Society. Scott is an avid practitioner of martial arts and traveled to Korea to participate in the world Haedong Gumdo tournament. During his free time, Scott can be found brewing beer, practicing martial arts, reading books on physics or math, making truffles, or playing his saxophone.