ST. PAUL — A Pakistan native and Maple Grove resident has been selected a spring semester outstanding student at Metropolitan State University.
Yasir Muhammad was chosen outstanding M.B.A. student in the university’s College of Management. He was a member of Metropolitan State’s Student Parent Center and Walkabout group.
Muhammad is a principal engineer at Saint Jude Medical at the company’s Plymouth office. He previously performed engineering, quality and other professional duties for Boston Scientific, Ford Motor Company and Visteon Corporation. Muhammad has numerous professional certifications, including three from the American Society for Quality, where he is a member.
He serves on the board of the North West Islamic Community Center, Plymouth. He also volunteers for the Osseo-Maple Grove Hockey Association.
Muhammad earned a master’s degree in mechanical sengineering from the University of Detroit Mercy. He received a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar, Pakistan.
Future plans for the married father of two include pursuing a manager-level position.