PEC students bags the Mitacs Globalink Research internship in Canada

Dharampal Singh (Electrical Engineering Department) and Lokesh Bansal (Aerospace Engineering Department) from Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh has been selected for the prestigious Research Internship from Canadian government in collaboration with MHRD through The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship. The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from Australia, Brazil, China, France, India, Germany, Mexico, Tunisia, and Ukraine. From May to October of each year, top-ranked applicants participate in a 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences. Lokesh will be at Ecole de Technologie Superiere, Montreal, Canada conducting research on ‘High safety guidance platform for autonomous drones’, whereas Dharampal will be working on Renewable energy at UQO, Montreal, Canada. Both the students will be getting a sanction of 15,000 Canadian dollars (11,000 from Canadian government and 4,000 from MHRD) for their project work. Both the students were felicitated today by Prof. Dheeraj Sanghi, Director of Punjab Engineering College for their pathbreaking success in field of engineering and technology. “It is a joyous moment to see students from PEC working with pioneers of their field and striving for excellence”, said Prof. Sanghi. He also added that students should participate more and more and represent PEC in every possible direction showcasing their immense talent and knowledge.

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