by Zuzana Fabusova

Applications Marketing Specialist | Quanser

The holidays are around the corner, and you may find yourself locked out of your office or classroom for a couple of days. What are you going to do with all that free time? Some of you may be lucky...

by Simon Whitmell

Engineering Curriculum Specialist | Quanser

Last week I took part in an engineering curriculum workshop by Engineering for Us All or E4USA. The workshop aimed at designing a pilot program for engineering education at the secondary level. Spearheaded by the University of Maryland and propelled...

by Heidi Wight

Electronics Engineer | Quanser

For the past three months, I coached a FIRST Lego League team. In this competition kids aged 9 to 14 design, build, and program an autonomous Lego Mindstorms robot, then compete on a table-top playing field at a tournament. Teams also...

by Michel Levis

Application Engineer | Quanser Inc.

Some of the most frequently asked questions we get when introducing Quanser systems are “can the user modify the controller?” and “can I access the motor?” The answer to both of them is YES. One of the main advantages of...

by Zuzana Fabusova

Applications Marketing Specialist | Quanser

With IoT, AI, machine learning and other highly technical terms entering the mainstream vocabulary, engineering careers become more and more attractive for the new generation. The challenge for the engineering schools and departments now is to motivate these young students...

by Michel Levis

Application Engineer | Quanser Inc.

In the first post of our series we focused on structural dynamics and earthquake engineering. We shared examples of how our Shake Table systems are used in teaching and research labs around the world. In this post, let's look closer...

by Murtaza Bohra

Unmanned Systems Engineer | Quanser Consulting Inc.

One of the best parts of my job as an R&D engineer at Quanser is meeting with our customers and learning how they use our systems in their teaching labs or for their research. Recently, I visited the Autonomous Vehicles...

by Michel Levis

Application Engineer | Quanser Inc.

In the previous "intermediate control" blog post series, we highlighted the Ball and Beam and Magnetic Levitation systems as a great way to introduce the advanced control concepts without requiring students to use state-space techniques. Another great plant to use...

by Zuzana Fabusova

Applications Marketing Specialist | Quanser

For some twenty years, Quanser Shake Tables are helping civil engineering students grasp complex concepts of structural dynamics and earthquake engineering more quickly and thoroughly. Engaging, hands-on experiments allow them to leap past dry theory and 'experience' an earthquake in...