University of Calgary

Bruce M. Gao

Sir Winston Churchill High School
Nominated by: 
Wayne Tuff
Nominated in: 
2012
Program: 
Science
Calgary, AB
Blog posts: 

Neuroscience is fascinating.

Winter 2014

"If the brain were so simple we could understand it, we would be so simple we couldn't." - Unknown

– by Bruce M. Gao • Schulich Leader at University of Calgary
Bruce Gao

Life is about harnessing our uncommon energy

Spring 2013

Life is about harnessing our uncommon energy, the passion that gives us the ambition to tackle big ideas and create new things.

– by Bruce M. Gao • Schulich Leader at University of Calgary

Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.

Fall 2012

Innovation is my passion. To me, the surrounding world represents a robust and untapped storehouse of exciting ideas.

– by Bruce M. Gao • Schulich Leader at University of Calgary

Q&A with
Bruce M.
:

What STEM area are you studying starting in Fall 2012?

Science (specifically Neuroscience)

What is your favourite inspirational quote?

"The worst hell I can think of is that when you die, the person you became meets the person you could have become."  - Anonymous

What is a little known fact about yourself?

 I learn best through making analogies and interdisciplinary connections

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader?

I utilize my passions in computer science and innovation in order to turn my ideas into tangible realities to help others.