After finishing a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering specialized in energy from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, Soheil started a fully funded M.Sc. position in 2009 at the University of Saskatchewan. After finishing his M.Sc. in mechanical engineering, he founded a business in automotive industry, in Saskatoon, SK. These 6+ years as a small business owner and operator gave him an opportunity to learn how to manage time, budget, and employees. His passion in automotive allowed him to acquire a wide range of theoretical and practical skills and knowledge that are now a transferable treasure for his future endeavors. In early 2018 he decided to go back to applied research and with help from his friend, they wrote a winning proposal that was awarded by Mitacs to start developing a system that is called UCTUPUS. He is happily married and has two children.