Currently in his fourth year of study, Cheng comes from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, which is based in Chengdu, the hometown of China’s national symbol: the giant panda. A Globalink internship at Ryerson University in Toronto, Cheng felt, was an excellent way to expand his horizons while gaining practical, engineering experience in another country.
For Cyborg Trading Systems (CTS) – a financial technology services company that serves an international network of banks, brokers and professional traders – keeping ahead of competition is absolutely essential. Battling huge enterprises like Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs would seem an almost impossible task for a Canadian SME. With the cost of infrastructure, technology and global employees rising by the second, Lukez is always looking for any and all opportunities to innovate.
As a PhD student in Western University's department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Gurjeev’s research focuses on uncovering molecular mechanisms that predispose low birth weight babies to increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases in adult life.
The research resulted in the creation of a strain of E-coli that can utilize sugars simultaneously to efficiently produce Biofuel. Below is an exclusive interview with Mr. Goel, who won the Mitacs Undergraduate Award for Outstanding Research Achievement, as presented by the Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway at the 2nd Annual Mitacs Awards Reception, held November 28th in Ottawa.
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The research led to a 78% reduction in CT image noise which facilitates a corresponding decrease in the patient radiation exposure required for high quality CT images, saving patients from the potentially harmful effects of X-ray dose radiation. Below is an exclusive interview with Mr. Hashemi, who won the Mitacs Award for Novelty in Application, as presented by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of National Revenue at the 2nd Annual Mitacs Awards Reception, held November 28th in Ottawa.
The research led to the completion of a motorized incubator device that now enables researchers to observe live cells for days at a time as they are stretched under the microscope. His work may help to cure a devastating skin blistering disease called epidermolysis bullosa simplex. Below is an exclusive interview with Mr.
The research led to the rebranding and further development of a former product which is now marketable to every elementary and secondary school in North America. Below is an exclusive interview with Ms. Collimore, who won the Mitacs-IRAP Award for Commercialization, presented by the Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology and Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario at the 2nd Annual Mitacs Awards Reception, held November 28th in Ottawa.
It was Dr. Janice Singer, an IRAP-Industry Technology Advisor, who awarded Rafael the 1st prize in the poster competition and saw the great potential in Rafael’s and Larus' mutual interest in wireless sensors and robot networks.
After finishing a diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology from Sheridan College, Gurpreet was keen to put his skills and education to use. However, with limited job experience, landing a full-time position proved difficult. After learning about Mitacs Enterprise, Gurpreet partnered with Mississauga-based Avnan Electro, a global supplier of electrical components. The six-month internship was instrumental in providing him with the industry connections and experience he was looking for.
The third-year electronics and communications engineering student from the Indian School of Mines will be contributing to more energy efficient heating and air conditioning systems in commercial buildings. The goal of this Mitacs Globalink project will be to implement a wireless sensor network of devices which will communicate with each other to monitor environment conditions such as temperature and pressure, turning on or going to sleep on-command.