Sidhant Vaidyanathan

M.A.Sc. Student

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of British Columbia
Vancouver BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
Tel: (604) 822-9036


Sidhant is from Mumbai, which is the financial capital of India. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune. He was team Captain of the Formula Student team of his undergrad institute in 2018, during which the team ranked 5th among 120 teams in the Formula SAE India competition. After finishing his undergrad, he worked as a Design Engineer in the process tooling division of Atlas Copco’s Engineering center in India, hence gaining experience in industrial tool design methods.

Sidhant is currently working on a non-invasive method to measure residual stresses in metal objects using Digital Image Correlation.

Sidhant loves music and plays the Tabla (percussion instrument) in his free time. He also likes running, cycling, hiking, and camping. While at UBC, he aims to enjoy what the campus has to offer, meet new people, and explore the beautiful city of Vancouver.