Sohail Nazari

Mr. Sohail Nazari, PhD, P.Eng. is the Director of Digital Transformation for ANDRITZ AUTOMATION and has designed and implemented asset condition monitoring analytics, remote monitoring architecture and advanced process control strategies for the mining, oil and gas and automobile industries. Mr. Nazari is responsible for Andritz Automation’s Business Development in the Mining Industry and was instrumental in winning first prize at Goldcorp’s 2019 #DisruptMining innovation competition. Mr. Nazari has been helping Industry lift automation to a higher level through “Digital Transformation”, including digital twins, advanced data analytics, artificial intelligent (AI) controls with integrated machine-learning and optimizing technologies. He is also a volunteer Presenter on Science and Technology for the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.


  • Sc., Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Controls Engineering), Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2006)
  • Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering (Controls Engineering), University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (2008)
  • D., Electrical and Computer Engineering (Controls system), University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (2013)