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Gaining career insight one step at a timeJunjie came to Canada four years ago (via China and then the Netherlands) to complete his PhD in geomatics engineering because he wanted to become part of Canada’s geomatics community. What he didn’t expect while completing his PhD abroad was the vital business and professional skills training he’s received through Mitacs Step.
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Optimizing software securityThrough this research project, we were able to determine where our company stands regarding [HTML5]. Yaser’s research outcome also greatly improved the foundation of our technologies and what he developed is being looked into as a new product feature that we could offer in the near future.
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Award Winner Interview: Liang FengDuring my internship, I was able to make a significant and original discovery regarding the behavior of electrons in the materials used to make solar cells... My discovery will significantly aid the development of highly efficient and affordable solar cells.
Award Winner Interview: Adam MetherelOne of the truly unique aspects of the Mitacs Elevate program is the availability of professional development workshops. As a career student, I had rarely been exposed to a formal work environment and these courses have been truly beneficial to my development as a researcher.