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Mitacs-Accelerate Professor Profile: Dr. Afzal SulemanOne research project led to another and another and now we have a Center for Aerospace Research and we are participating in a major initiative such as the Composite Research Network, a consortium of universities and industry looking to grow the composite manufacturing industry across Western Canada by sharing knowledge.
Mitacs-Accelerate on display for British Columbia’s technology industryTen BC graduate student interns and their partner companies came together to exhibit the results of their Mitacs-Accelerate internships to the CEOs and venture capitalists of British Columbia’s technology community.
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Starting a research career through Mitacs Elevate PDFAydin 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.
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Globalink Professor Profile: Dr. Pierre Sullivan from UTorontoI’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.
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Fighting fires before they startGreg 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.