A Globalink Research Internship leads to graduate studies in Canada for the founder of NuPort Robotics, the country’s first autonomous trucking company that uses eco-friendly, self-driving electric trucks for short-haul drives.
Mitacs interns have teamed up with iMD Research to create a Bluetooth bracelet that uses artificial intelligence to predict the likelihood that a COVID-19 patient will need to be hospitalized based on their vital signs.
Researchers based at the University of British Columbia work with Indigenous partners to create an app to help translate children’s stories published in global sites into Indigenous languages of Mexico.
As an engineering student at the National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology in Tunisia, Semah combined his desire to learn with his passion for contributing to something that will benefit society.
Mireya developed a clever way to attach fibres to a film made from a very large molecule found in many tissues. This allows for better control of the shape of the biomaterial and therefore the growth of cells.
Ouarda, a senior undergraduate student studying data science at Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris, France, is working with Dr. Forgeot d’Arc this summer to understand the autistic person’s perspective and provide a numerical assessment of the severity of their condition.
Although an earthquake can devastate in a few short seconds, restoration and reconstruction can take years to complete. So, Professor Lydell Wiebe and Mitacs Globalink Research Intern, Soundarya Govindaraj from partner university, NIT Tiruchirappalli, India, have been researching building materials suited to withstand earthquakes. Wood is the chosen material.
Like a Marvel character’s super power, summer intern Yutian Zhang has been learning how to see through tissue. However, unlike a comic-book hero, Yutian is working with a research team to develop a laser-based optical system and a special camera to see through tissue. The desired result would be improved medical technology for tissue imaging.