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COVID-19 presents unique challenges for engineering technology instruction at polytechnics

For polytechnics whose education of engineering technology students often relies on hands-on instruction, COVID-19 has presented an array of challenges. 

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Former engineering technology students make music magic with laser harp

A global pandemic didn’t succeed in muting the efforts of a team of former SAIT electronic engineering technology students from producing an award-winning technology project, the laser harp. 

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Provincial engineering technology professional associations unite in quest for legislated practice rights

The recent expansion of Technology Professionals Canada (TPC) from a partnership of four Canadian provinces to nine is likely to yield benefits for engineering technology professionals across the province and the Albertans whose safety they serve and protect.

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Sticks and stones may break but not a new lacrosse stick invented by former Lethbridge College students

How to build a better lacrosse stick? A former team of Lethbridge College engineering design and drafting technology students has found the answer. 

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Capstone Award winner’s Smart Cane boosts confidence and safety for the visually impaired

A team from NAIT won the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta (ASET) 2020 Capstone Project of the Year Award for building a better white cane for the visually impaired: the VISAIDE Smart Cane.  

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Capstone Award finalist project offers food for thought during COVID-19 pandemic

When former NAIT students Sebastian Potoniec and Noah Neiman chose the automation of an indoor farm as their qualifying project for the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta’s (ASET) 2020 Capstone Project of the Year Award, they had no idea of the significance it would hold when a global pandemic descended on the world, possibly threatening local supply chains.

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Alberta woman’s career in male-dominated profession inspired by father

The expression, like father, like daughter, rings true for Emilee Kaupp. Thanks to her father’s guidance and encouragement, she chose a career path similar to his within a traditionally male-dominated profession.

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Proud to serve: one of the unsung heroes behind the scenes of COVID-19

While healthcare workers continue to heroically sacrifice their own personal safety to treat patients amidst the COVID-19 crisis, biomedical engineering technology professionals are facing similar risks as they work quietly behind the scenes to ensure that vital medical devices function properly when urgently needed.

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Calgary couple marry art with technology

Art and technology, sometimes viewed as the two solitudes in the professional arena, have made a successful marriage thanks to the ingenuity of Kathryn and Ryan Blair.

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Philippine-born engineering technologist realizes American dream in Canada

Like many immigrants before him, Mark Lopez came to Canada from Batangas City, Philippines in 2009 with the hope of building a better future for himself. 

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