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First-of-its-kind engineering program readies SFU students for emerging green industries

Sustainable Energy Engineering

Second-year engineering student Danielle Arciaga faces a tough decision once she graduates from Simon Fraser University—which emerging green industry should she choose: clean tech or smart cities?

By: Justin Wong 342 reads | 0 comments
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From Tech-E@SFU to Chinese Hardware Accelerator

Technology & Innovation

Mechatronic Systems Engineering student, Ryan Threlfall travelled across the world to build a sleep-wearable that will help millions of habitual snorers. 

By: Ryan Threlfall 815 reads | 0 comments
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A Series of Fortunate Events

Co-op Reflections

Mechatronic Systems Engineering student Guninder Malhi, shares how experience gained  through an SFU research position allowed him to build the skills necessary to kick start a career. 

By: Guninder Malhi 938 reads | 0 comments
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How I Landed a Co-op at Tesla

Professional Development

It is not hard to produce a perfect car. The difficulty lies in manufacturing 100,000 cars exactly alike. Read about the challenge of manufacturing modern luxury vehicles at Tesla Inc. 

By: Ryan Fielding 1797 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Research: The Value of Trying New Things

Co-op

Of the many career paths to try, research is an opportunity to apply lessons learned in the classroom to the real world. Matthew Malinab shares how a co-op with FAISAL opened his eyes to new career possibilities. 

By: Matthew Malinab 931 reads | 0 comments
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A Startup Journey: Addressing Water Scarcity through Tech

Technology & Innovation

From concept to implementation, launching a start-up can be both exhilarating and demanding. Mechatronic System Engineering students, Hitesh and Devpreet share their start-up journey with Venture Connections and TechE@SFU. 

By: Hitesh Advani & Devpreet Bhullar 1289 reads | 0 comments
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Career Paths Are Never a Straight Line

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Mechatronic Systems Engineering student Sheldon Maciel shares his story of braving rejection and uncertainty before finding his path. 

By: Sheldon Maciel 562 reads | 0 comments
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Learning by Doing: How Co-op puts Theory into Practice

Verathon

Puneet Sran shares her experience from her most recent co-op with Verathon: "As someone who never imagined being an engineer, I have been extremely fortunate to work in such a technical field, among highly intelligent individuals". 

By: Puneet Sran 2431 reads | 0 comments
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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

Diversity & Inclusion

We must acknowledge autonomy for Indigenous Students in an academic setting, we are not in your classes to teach them, and we are not able to speak on behalf of every Indigenous community.

By: mattpro 3127 reads | 0 comments
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A Short Guide to Finding your Passion

Co-op

Veteran co-op student, Mouataz Kaddoura, shares valuable lessons learned from co-op terms with Avigilon, MENRVA, Biomedical Research Lab, and Shield-X Technology. 

By: Mouataz Kaddoura 2195 reads | 0 comments
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