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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 283 reads | 0 comments
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From Tech-E@SFU to Chinese Hardware Accelerator

Mechatronic Systems Engineering [SRY]

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 750 reads | 0 comments
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A Series of Fortunate Events

Applied Sciences

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 863 reads | 0 comments
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How I Landed a Co-op at Tesla

Co-operative Education

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 1627 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op in Research: The Value of Trying New Things

Engineering

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 894 reads | 0 comments
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A Startup Journey: Addressing Water Scarcity through Tech

Applied Sciences

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 1250 reads | 0 comments
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Career Paths Are Never a Straight Line

OLC Blog

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

By: Sheldon Maciel 512 reads | 0 comments
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Learning by Doing: How Co-op puts Theory into Practice

Mechatronic Systems Engineering [SRY]

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 2370 reads | 0 comments
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How Creating Space for Indigenous Students Benefits You and Me

SFU Indigenous

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 3022 reads | 0 comments
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A Short Guide to Finding your Passion

Co-operative Education

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 2120 reads | 0 comments
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