Who inspired you to be an engineer? Shows like Mythbuster or MacGyver inspired me when I was a kid. I just thought it was so cool to see someone make something so incredible with just their imagination and some tools. Why did you choose to be an engineer? I always loved figuring out how things […]
Superheros are not just cartoons, they’re real people too! From rocket scientist to entrepreneur, our team interviewed some of the most incredible female engineers out there. Check out these engHEROES’ stories for some serious inspiration.
What is one thing you wish you knew about engineering when you were in high school? I wish I knew about the different engineering disciplines and research opportunities available within this field. Engineering was not something I knew a lot about in high school, so I did not consider applying to Engineering at Western. I thought […]
Elizabeth Norman has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Biomedical Engineering. What is one thing you wish you knew about engineering when you were in high school? One thing I found surprising in first year was the diversity of courses that I was required to take. Courses I […]
Markio Shimoda is in her final year of engineering at the University of Waterloo. Although she was a little nervous about how much studying she thought she would have to do, she knew she wanted to be an engineer and “Professional Problem-Solver”. What’s one thing you wish you knew about engineering back when you were […]
Sasha Gollish is a tremendous role model for her dedication to not only the world of engineering, but public speaking and athleticism. Her education started in 2003 at Western University when she began her degree in civil and environmental engineering. Today she is continuing her education to expand her horizons, by getting her PHD in […]
Stephanie Hill is a recent Ontario Tech University graduate in Mechanical Engineering with Mechatronics Specialization. She also recently won the capstone contest at Ontario Tech University. Tell us a little about your capstone project: My capstone project was a 3-axis CNC (computer numerical controlled) milling/engraving machine that was able to mill and engrave plastic, wood, […]