“I wanted to seize the opportunity to contribute to research that could have a major impact. I felt that a Mitacs Globalink internship would be an enriching experience and make for a very interesting summer, and this has proven to be true.”
Urban participatory gardens feed the community both literally and metaphorically, and plant the seed to re-engage members of the community, both young and old, while providing those in need with supplementary food.
In the last decade, there has been a dramatic increase in innovative financing and delivery strategies to improve the state of health for people living in less-developed countries. However, not all of these efforts have been successful.
With this technology, users will be able to navigate their way through a large shopping mall, track down their lost cell phone, or even more accurately monitor their progress with a smartphone fitness app.
Shanshan’s insight enabled GABAE to offer their clients novel systems for producing nanoporous materials, which perform significantly better than conventional microporous materials available in the filtration market today.
I’ve always been impressed by the quality, knowledge and work ethic of the Mitacs Globalink students I’ve hosted, and it’s been very good to have a student come from another country who brings good ideas and a new perspective to the challenges in my lab.
Aydin developed a novel methodology to predict thermal transport in AMD’s high-end electronic devices – giving the company a competitive edge in product development and time to market – by studying how heat transfers in various electronic systems. Upon completion of his fellowship, he was hired on as a full-time employee at AMD Markham.
Greg developed a method of ranking building materials in terms of fire resistance and assembled pricing data on these materials. Ultimately, he compiled this and other relevant research into a comprehensive report that Halsall can now use to communicate exactly how they can offer safer and more economical building services than any of their competitors.
The person who can translate the needs of a client into a developed product holds the key to success. This process not only involves understanding the nuts and bolts of the technology, but also those of the business environment.