Postcard from India: Graduate student studies how 400,000 rural fishers adapt to climate changeMy research showed that this particular village is being negatively affected by factors like lack of fishing space, reduction in daily income, conflict with a nearby village, and lack of communication between fisher villages.
Mitacs Award winner interview: Professor Alan Fung, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson UniversityProfessor Alan Fung, a professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Ryerson University, was the recipient of the 2014 Mitacs Professor Award for Outstanding Leadership.
César Maldonado Monter fuels a dream in CanadaHailing from Mexico, where he studies Chemical Engineering at Tecnológico de Monterrey, César was introduced to Mitacs through a friend and former research intern. Upon seeing his friend’s photos and hearing stories of the research, he simply said, “I need to go to Canada!”
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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.
Fueling a greener tomorrowResearch on biofuels has taught me many different techniques that will make a huge difference in my research when I return to Brazil... This is not only because of the research itself, but also because of Canada’s cultural focus on environmental sustainability.