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December 21, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ford to open R&D facility in Kanata

Ford Motor Co. plans to open its most sophisticated research and development centre near Ottawa, creating more than 300 new specialty engineering jobs relating to developing autonomous and connected vehicles.  The Ontario and federal governments will contribute $102.4-million each to help…
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October 2, 2018 by Stephen Law

Intel opens GPU lab in Toronto

Global computing chip behemoth Intel, has opened an engineering lab in Toronto specifically for designing graphics processing units (GPUs). Occupying two floors of the firm’s North York (Toronto) facility, Intel’s overarching goal is to working towards a proprietary GPU by…
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September 13, 2018 by By Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Uber to open engineering hub in Toronto

Plans involve expansion of self-driving centre
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July 24, 2018 by Tom Fleischman, staff writer, Cornell Chronicle

Self-assembling 3D battery would charge in seconds

A rendering of the 3D battery architecture (top; not to scale) with interpenetrating anode (grey, with minus sign), separator (green), and cathode (blue, plus sign), each about 20 nanometers in size. Below are their respective molecular structures. The world is…
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June 15, 2018 by Ed Clark, business development manager, EMA Design Automation Inc.

Constraint Management—Rules-based design and verification to reduce design cycle time

In a time where deadlines are shortening and designs are becoming more complex, there is no room for error. Specifying rules and requirements upfront in the design process is one way to try and mitigate any future issues—even the simplest…
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April 14, 2018 by By Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press, Montreal

Canadian firms must work on reducing gender pay gap

U.K. report says some of Canada’s largest engineering firms among those to blame
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February 28, 2018 by Stephen Law

NeuronicWorks rides emergence of IoB designs

Convergence of wearables and IoT gives birth to Internet of Bodies device sector