MOHANDES    Since 1988Canadian Society of Iranian Engineers and Architects


Mohandes has monthly gathering on first Wednesday of each month except July, August and January at:

600 Highway 7 East, Richmond Hill, ON L4B1B2

Beside these regular events, we have three big family events, Yalda Night, Summer Cruise and Picnic. Occasionally we have garden trip, ski and other social events which will be announced on due time. We encourage you and your friends to participate and enjoy the friendly environment.

Notes: When registering, "Number of Guests" means how many persons you are coming with (excluding you).

Upcoming Events

    • Saturday, September 15, 2018
    • 9:15 AM
    • Saturday, December 15, 2018
    • 11:30 AM
    • A.Y. Jackson Secondary School Gymnasium - 50 Francine Dr, Toronto, ON M2H 2G6

    Dear Members,

    Mohandes weekly recreational volleyball in the new season Sep-Dec 2018 is set to be on Saturdays, 9:15 am- 11:30 am.


    Payments will be collected through PayPal/Credit Card on Mohandes website: Please pay the related fee by following the registration tab on the left.

    Fees for 30 hours play in 14 sessions:

    $75: Mohandes paid-members 

    $110: Mohandes Non-paid Members

    If there is any space, guests are welcome for $10 per session (Paid Members: $7.5).

    You are also invited to join our Volleyball telegram group where the weekly list is built up:


    Important notes:

    • Please RSVP through telegram as the registration is mandatory
    • This event is based on first registered, first served rule.
    • Please be there at 9:15 am and proceed to entrance #4 from the parking lot (East side of the building). We'll do a group warm up to start the game from 9:30 am.
    • No boot or outdoor shoes are allowed inside the court, so please change them into appropriate gymnasium footwear in the hallway outside the gym.  
    • If someone registers but shows up after 9:30 am and or shows up without registration, there is no guarantee to have chance to play!
    • Please encourage your friends to become a member at Mohandes as the games are discounted for paid members. For membership application, please visit membership page here. 


    By registering for this volleyball event organized by "Mohandes", I hereby waive, release and discharge all claims for damages for death, personal injury, or property damage which may occur as a result of my participation in the volleyball game or any activity incident thereto. This release discharges in advance Mohandes, its board of directors and organizers from liability even though that liability may arise out of Mohandes active or passive negligence or carelessness. I acknowledge that some recreational activities, including volleyball, involve an element of risk or danger of accidents, injury and even death, and knowing those risks, I freely and voluntarily assume the risk of injury and/or death and I pledge not to sue or exercise any legal right to seek damages from Mohandes. By this Agreement, I also intend to waive, release and discharge all claims for personal injury, death or property damage caused by the condition of the volleyball court or any equipment thereon including poles, nets, balls.

    • Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Committee Room #1, #3 and #4: North York Civic Centre

    Dear friends, 

    You are cordially invited to join us in another meeting of the series:

    Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting :

    Civil Group, Architecture Group, 

    Elec-Com (Electrical, Computer) Group

    M.M.C. (Materials, Mining, Chemical) Group 

    Agri-Enviro (Agriculture, Environmental) Group

    M.I.A. (Mechanical, Industrial, Aerospace) Group

    Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    Committee Room #1, #3 and #4, North York Civic Center

    Agenda of the Meeting 

    6:00 PM - 6:50 PM    Networking

    6:50 PM - 7:00 PM  welcome message by Dr. Behnam Amini the Director of SIC.

    7:00 PM - 7:30 PM: Speech by Mr. Amir Behbahani

    7:30 PM - 7:40 PM: Q&A.

    7:40 PM - 8:00 PM: Civil Engineering group experiences

    8:00 PM - 9:00 PM: SIC Group's meetings.


    Stakeholders expectation management is an essential concern of all performance based organizations including yet not limited to Startup's looking for sustainable business growth & development.

    This requires staff members to becoming professional performers creating unique experience for their clients & customers as a coherent team to keep up with their competitive advantage

    Soft skills are the most important pillar of all competency models besides technical & business skills for upgrading staff to professional performers and preparing them for managerial positions in modern agile and learning organizations.

    In this presentation we will explore what are these soft skills and why & how they have gained such a crucial position in productivity and business success.

    About the speaker Mr. Amir Behbahani:

    • Organization & Business Development Advisory / Consulting  
    • Personal & Capacity Development / Coaching & Learning Experience
    • Developing Communities of Interest, Communities of Practice / Commitment with external & internal stakeholders(Human, Org.& Brand assets development)



    ·         University of Iowa, USA, M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Systems & Energy), 1980. 

    ·         Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1978

    ·         Don Bosco College, Tehran, Mathematics Diploma, 1973.

    ·         Selected National Expert for The Survey on Restructuring & Reengineering at Corporate Level in Iran, in the context of an Asian-wide survey for the Asian Productivity Organization (APO), through six case studies of selected organizations, published by APO in 1998.

    ·         Certificate of Solving Human & Organization Problems (SHOP) with outstanding results of the one month international program in Japan in 2005

    Founder of Nobaang Andisheh Group, a knowledge base, experience oriented and human centered group with an agile and fluid organizational structure.

    Senior Business Development Manager with the Australian Trade Commission-Austrade from 1992 to 2003 during rebirth of the organization led by McKinsey consultants.

    He is currently running series of workshops on core competencies & attitudes required to master workplace soft skills for a selected audience of 25 people active in a performance based organization in Toronto.

    He has also facilitated series of events for a SME active in building industry in Toronto, creating a community of shared interest with selected suppliers and customers for a win-win-win relationship.

      "Alone we can do so little; Together we can do so much."

      For more information about SIC Committee, please visit

      Useful links:

      Kanoon Mohandes


      Mohandes Official Telegram Channel:


      Best regards

      Mohandes SIC Committee

      • Saturday, December 22, 2018
      • 6:00 PM
      • Sunday, December 23, 2018
      • 1:00 AM
      • AVANI Event Centre - 8400 Jane Street, Vaughan ON L4K 4L8


      Dear Friends,

      You are cordially invited to join us in celebration of Yalda 2018 with your family and friends on Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

      This event is organized by “MOHANDES" , "Fanni-Ontario" &

      Sharif University of Technology Association (SUTA)".


      When: Saturday December 22nd, 2018.  6.00 pm – Midnight

      Where: AVANI Event Centre8400 Jane St, Concord, ON L4K 4L8


      You will enjoy:

      • Appetizers and beverages at the Reception  
      • Appetizer & Dinner: Bruschetta, Malaysian Salad, Chicken Supreme, Filet of Sole & European Pastry Platter. 
      • 2 bottles of wine on each table 
      • Door prizes
      • DJ Dynamite
      • Music, Dance & lots of fun.

      How to Register for this event & purchase ticket(s):

      Ticket price for limited time:

      1.    Paid Member up to 2 tickets: $95:00/each

      2.    Non-member: $105.00

      2.   Kids 6 to 12-year-old: $50.00 

      3.   Table Package: 10 seats: $1,000.00 (registration & payment by one name)



      Method of Payment:

      1.   E-money transfer:     password: yalda2018. On the message box please mention your first/last name, email address, number of guests.



        1. To give all our guests the opportunity to have a good time without having to worry about little eyes and ears we politely request no children under 6.
        2. Limited sponsorship opportunities are available. please email us to register: A)GOLD: $1,000.00 (included 2 tickets). B)SILVER: $600.00 (includes 1 ticket).
        3. If you want to have a seat with your group of friends, you may email us a name list of 10 people by December 12th.  we recommend purchasing a Table package by your representative to save $$$ too.
        4. Each table fits 10 people.

          If there's any questions, please email us at


          Looking forward to seeing you & your family.

          MOHANDES 31st Board of Directors

        Past Events

        Wednesday, December 05, 2018 MOHANDES Monthly Seminar Wednesday December 5: Power Quality
        Wednesday, November 07, 2018 MOHANDES Monthly Seminar Wednesday November 7, 2018 with Two professional Speakers
        Wednesday, October 03, 2018 MOHANDES Monthly Seminar Wednesday October 3rd 2018 Title: Nano Antibodies as Therapeutics for Animal and Human Health
        Thursday, September 20, 2018 An Introduction to Structural Design & Analysis for PEO exam preperation courses
        Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Mohandes Seminar: P.Eng. Licensure and Benefits
        Saturday, September 08, 2018 Mohandes Annual Summer Picnic 2018 joint with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
        Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Mohandes Special General Meeting to Elect Board of Trustees + Monthly Seminar: The Era of Engineering Entrepreneurship
        Sunday, August 12, 2018 A Family Visit to Royal Botanical Garden بازدید تابستانه از باغ گیاه شناسی رویال
        Wednesday, June 06, 2018 Mohandes Monthly Gathering in June: A few notes on COSMOLOGY + Open discussion with members
        Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in May (All Groups)
        Wednesday, May 02, 2018 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2018
        Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in April (All Groups)
        Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Mohandes Fundraising Cocktail Party 2018
        Wednesday, March 28, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in March (All Groups)
        Saturday, March 24, 2018 Mohandes Nowruz 2018 Gala Organized by SUTA and Fanni in colaboration with MOHANDES
        Saturday, March 24, 2018 🏐 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball: Spring Season [March 24th-June 16th]
        Wednesday, March 07, 2018 The Representation of Women in Persian Poetry and Iranian Cinema
        Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Honda of Canada Manufacturing Plant Tour
        Monday, February 26, 2018 Mohandes Mentoring Program: P.Eng. Licensure Best Practices
        Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in February (All Groups)
        Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Mohandes Monthly Seminar: Diversity in IT: The Case of Women in Technology
        Sunday, January 21, 2018 Mohandes New Year 2018 Family Brunch Gathering
        Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Mohandes SIC Committee Meeting in Jan 2018 (All Groups)
        Saturday, January 13, 2018 🏐 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball: Winter Season [Jan 13th - March 17th]
        Friday, December 15, 2017 Mohandes Yalda Night 2017 Gala & Celebration of Mohandes 30th Anniversary
        Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Mohandes Dec Seminar: Build Healthy Relationships using Emotional Intelligence
        Thursday, November 02, 2017 Mohandes Tour to Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada
        Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Mohandes Nov Seminar: Nanotechnology and Biophotonics in Biomedical Engineering
        Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Landscape of Research and Innovation in Ontario: By Minister Moridi
        Wednesday, September 27, 2017 همایش بزرگ هیات مدیره های تمام ادوار کانون مهندس
        Saturday, September 16, 2017 🏐 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball: Fall Season [Sep 16th - Dec 16th]
        Sunday, September 10, 2017 Mohandes Annual Summer Picnic 2017 joint with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
        Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Mohandes Sep Seminar: Design and Construction of Transit Facilities
        Thursday, August 31, 2017 A Memorial Ceremony for Maryam Mirzakhani at U of T
        Saturday, August 26, 2017 A Family Visit to Niagara Botanical Garden بازدید تابستانه از باغ گیاه شناسی نیاگارا
        Saturday, July 29, 2017 The First Iranian-Canadian Women's Leadership Conference
        Saturday, July 15, 2017 Mohandes Summer 2017 Cruise on Lake Ontario in Celebration of Canada 150
        Saturday, June 17, 2017 Weekly 🏐 Volleyball on Saturdays (Corec): Registration through Telegram
        Saturday, June 10, 2017 EXHIBITORS REGISTRATION AT MOHANDES EXPO 2017
        Saturday, June 10, 2017 MOHANDES ENGINEERING PRODUCTS & SERVICES EXPO 2017
        Wednesday, June 07, 2017 Mohandes June Seminar: How do you build a sacred space? [in English]
        Monday, May 22, 2017 A Family Visit to Royal Botanical Garden بازدید بهاره از باغ گیاه شناسی رویال
        Saturday, May 20, 2017 Mohandes mentoring program: Preparing Newcomers/Engineers for Canadian Job Market
        Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Mohandes May Professional (Majors) Committees Meeting
        Friday, May 12, 2017 Hafiz and his Poetry - A Presentation by Prof. Nasser Kanani (in English)
        Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2017
        Tuesday, April 18, 2017 Mohandes April Professional (Majors) Committees Meeting
        Sunday, April 09, 2017 Mohandes Mentoring Program: P.Eng. Licensure and Benefits
        Wednesday, April 05, 2017 Why Business Needs Engineers? (in English)
        Saturday, March 18, 2017 Nowruz 2017 Gala Organized by Fanni Ontario in affiliationn with MOHANDES and SUTA
        Thursday, March 16, 2017 Mohandes March Professional (Majors) Committees Meeting
        Wednesday, March 01, 2017 Mohandes Monthly Seminar: (1) Mesoscopic Traffic Simulation Model for GTA (2) Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Rebar for Concrete Structures
        Thursday, February 16, 2017 IEEE Meets Mohandes ⚙ Feb Majors Committees Meeting
        Wednesday, February 01, 2017 تحولات صنعت هواپیمایی در ایران و جهان: گذشته، حال و آینده
        Wednesday, January 18, 2017 January Meeting ⚙ Mohandes Majors Committees [Open to all Engineers]
        Saturday, January 07, 2017 New Year Gathering (Brunch) hosted by MOHANDES Sports Committee
        Wednesday, December 21, 2016 December Meeting ⚙ Mohandes Majors Committees [Open to all Engineers]
        Saturday, December 17, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Friday, December 16, 2016 Mohandes Yalda Night 2016 Celebration Jointly Organized with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
        Saturday, December 10, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Wednesday, December 07, 2016 Engineering the Internet of Things
        Saturday, December 03, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Saturday, November 26, 2016 🏐 Volleyball Tournament تورنمنت والیبال بین دانشگاهی در تورنتو
        Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Path to becoming an Architect in Canada focused on Ontario rules and regulation
        Saturday, November 19, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Mohandes Monthly Majors Committees Meeting [Open to all Engineers]
        Saturday, November 12, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Saturday, November 05, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Wednesday, November 02, 2016 Non Destructive Testing (NDT) and Monitoring of Smelting Furnaces
        Saturday, October 29, 2016 🏐 Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Sunday, October 23, 2016 ⚽️ Mohandes Sundays Morning Outdoor Soccer
        Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ⚙ Mohandes Monthly Majors Committees Meeting [Open to all Engineers]
        Wednesday, October 05, 2016 آسیب شناسی روانی مهاجرت و تاثیر آن بر نظام خانواده
        Sunday, September 25, 2016 ⚽️ Mohandes Sundays Morning Outdoor Soccer
        Saturday, September 24, 2016 🏐 New Season: Mohandes Saturdays Morning Volleyball (Corec)
        Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Mohandes Monthly Majors Committees Meeting [Open to all members]
        Wednesday, September 07, 2016 A Panel Discussion by Iranian Canadian Female Professors in Ontario
        Saturday, September 03, 2016 Sep 3rd Mohandes Outdoor Soccer (If we have at-least 18 registrants)
        Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Mohandes Majors Committees Meeting
        Saturday, August 06, 2016 Mohandes Joint Summer Picnic (RSVP Required on Eventbrite site)
        Saturday, July 16, 2016 Mohandes Summer Outdoor Soccer (Corec: Men/Women)
        Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Networking and Opening Session for Majors Committees
        Saturday, July 09, 2016 Mohandes Summer Outdoor Soccer (Corec: Men/Women)
        Saturday, June 18, 2016 Last Game of the Summer Season: Mohandes Weekly Recreational Volleyball (Corec)
        Saturday, June 11, 2016 Mohandes Weekly Recreational Volleyball (Corec)
        Wednesday, June 01, 2016 Mohandes Monthly Gathering: An Open Discussion
        Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2016
        Monday, April 18, 2016 Mohandes mentoring program: Preparing Newcomers/Engineers for Canadian Job Market
        Wednesday, April 06, 2016 Change is in the Air: A discussion around un-manned commercial flight
        Saturday, March 19, 2016 Nowruz 2016 Gala Organized jointly by SUTA, MOHANDES and Fanni Ontario
        Wednesday, March 02, 2016 Intelligent Energy Management Systems (IEMS)
        Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Advanced Materials and Methods in Structural Engineering
        Friday, December 18, 2015 Mohandes Yalda Night Celebration Jointly Organized with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
        Wednesday, December 02, 2015 How to plan for Retirement
        Saturday, November 14, 2015 Mohandes Weekly Volleyball (Corec: Men & Women)
        Wednesday, November 04, 2015 A New Paradigm for Urban Vehicles Design
        Wednesday, October 07, 2015 Iran and P5+1 agreement, where do we go from here? Including a discussion on the legal rights of Iran under NPT for enrichment
        Saturday, September 12, 2015 Mohandes Career Development Mentoring Program in coordination with My Academy
        Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Canadian Mining Industry in 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities
        Saturday, August 08, 2015 Mohandes Annual Summer Picnic 2015 joint with SUTA and Fanni Ontario
        Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Mohandes mentoring program: Preparing Newcomers/Engineers for Canadian Job Market
        Wednesday, June 03, 2015 Panel Discussion: Mohandes Successful Past & Making A Better Future - featuring some of long standing and previous BOD members
        Wednesday, May 06, 2015 Mohandes Annual General Meeting - AGM 2015
        Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Status of Science in Canada and New Frontiers of Science in Society
        Wednesday, March 04, 2015 Cloud Computing and its benefits for small and medium businesses
        Wednesday, February 25, 2015 P.Eng. Licensure and Benefits, By Mr Changiz Sadr, P.Eng., FEC
        Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Machinery Condition Monitoring
        Sunday, December 14, 2014 Celebration of Yalda Night and 25th Anniversary of MOHANDES
        Wednesday, December 03, 2014 نگاهی به شعر سنتی معاصر در محضر پروفسور فضل‌الله رضا
        Wednesday, November 05, 2014 Review of Provincial Groundwater Monitoring Network in Ontario
        Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Movie Screen and Speech on Foundation of Tehran Polytechnic (Amir Kabir) University
        Saturday, August 09, 2014 MOHANDES ANNUAL PICNIC
        Wednesday, June 04, 2014 3D Diffusive Imaging for Medical & Scientific Application
        Sunday, June 01, 2014 Summit on "Design, Diversity, and Innovation"
        Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Optics and Photonics in Engineering Innovation: Canadian Opportunities
        Wednesday, May 07, 2014 2014 May AGM
        Thursday, April 17, 2014 Newcomers Mentoring Program (2nd Round)
        Thursday, April 03, 2014 Professional Development Seminar
        Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Mohandes Monthly session topics : 1. High-speed Electronics 2. Sustainable use of a self-management support system
        Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Mohandes engineering Business introduction program
        Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Optics and Photonics in Engineering Innovation: Canadian Opportunities
        Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Time Management: Making Time Work for You.
        Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Color and Lighting in Hospital Design
        Tuesday, November 26, 2013 "Mohandes" Newcommers Mentoring programme
        Wednesday, November 06, 2013 Modern Machine Tools
        Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Canadian Aerospace Industry
        Saturday, September 28, 2013 How to build your career in Project Management
        Wednesday, September 04, 2013 New 2017-2025 Environmental Standards and Challenges facing Canada's Automotive Suppliers
        Saturday, August 03, 2013 Mohandes Annual Picnic
        Saturday, July 20, 2013 ARE WE ALONE? (a Public Lecture by Dr. Firouz Naderi)
        Wednesday, June 05, 2013 Nickel Industry overview in Canada
        Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Mohandes AGM
        Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Automotive Industry in Ontario
        Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Nouruz 1392 in Toronto سال تحویل و چهارشنبه سوری در یک شب
        Wednesday, March 06, 2013 Multidisciplinary Design Optimization of Complex Engineering
        Friday, February 22, 2013 A Seminar About project management professional PMP
        Wednesday, February 06, 2013 Design, scale and improvement tools for architectural development
        Wednesday, December 05, 2012 Internet Security: Past, Present and the Future
        Friday, November 16, 2012 Licensing Procedure - The benefit of a P.Eng Licence
        Wednesday, November 07, 2012 Codes and Standards in Canadian Industries
        Wednesday, October 03, 2012 A Guide to Entering the Canadian Workforce for Iranian Engineers
        Wednesday, September 05, 2012 User Experience &Usability Strategist - How to design products that create a more sustainable user experiences.
        Wednesday, June 06, 2012 June 6th Monthly Gathering At Sheraton
        Wednesday, May 02, 2012 Mohandes AGM
        Wednesday, April 04, 2012 Mohandes April Event
        Wednesday, March 07, 2012 MOHANDES MARCH 2012 EVENT
        Wednesday, February 01, 2012 Feb. 1st meeting At Sheraton
        Sunday, December 18, 2011 Mohandes Yalda 2011
        Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Technology related Applied Electromagnetic
        Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Dec. 7th meeting At Sheraton
        Wednesday, November 02, 2011 Mohandes monthly gathering November 2nd
        Friday, October 07, 2011 مراسم بزرگداشت مولانا جلال الدين رومي
        Wednesday, October 05, 2011 Oct 5th meeting At Sheraton
        Sunday, September 11, 2011 last picnic of the summer 2011
        Wednesday, September 07, 2011 Sept meeting At Sheraton
        Friday, August 12, 2011 Camping and Water Rafting
        Sunday, July 31, 2011 Summer Picnic with Fanni group
        Saturday, July 09, 2011 Mohandes Summer Cruise
        Wednesday, June 01, 2011 June Gathering at Sheraton
        Wednesday, May 04, 2011 Mohandes AGM on May 4th 2011
        Friday, April 08, 2011 Canadian Industrial Engineering and Management Experts.
        Wednesday, April 06, 2011 April Gathering At Sheraton
        Wednesday, March 02, 2011 Mohandes Monthly Gathering
        Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Mohandes Monthly Gathering
        Saturday, December 18, 2010 Yalda Night with Mohandes

        CONTACT US
        Tel: (905) 771-7147


        P.O.Box #217, 6021 Yonge St., 

        North York, ON, Canada   M2N3W2

        MOHANDES®    Since 1988

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