by Murtaza Bohra

Unmanned Systems Engineer | Quanser Consulting Inc.

For the past year, I've been developing the software and control architecture for drones as an Unmanned Systems Engineer at Quanser. When I started, I only had one concept down right - the mapping between the motors and the degrees...

by Heidi Wight

Electronics Engineer | Quanser

What is an engineer? What does it mean to design? How do you build a robot? The students in my daughter’s kindergarten class can tell you! Derek and I visited her class last week to share our passion for engineering....

by Simon Whitmell

Engineering Curriculum Specialist | Quanser

When I was a child, one of my favourite pass-times was to acquire a piece of electronic waste and take it apart into its component pieces. There is something fascinating about taking something complex like a computer or VCR and...

by Gilbert lai

Systems, Control & Software Engineer | Quanser

A couple of weeks ago, we invited a group of researchers from all across Canada to Quanser's Markham headquarters for a roundtable discussion on autonomous vehicles. While we gave them a sneak peek of our new (and by now already...

by Tom Lee

Chief Education Officer | Quanser

Over the past five decades, the engineering education community has explored and established effective techniques to teach design. In the emerging world of transformational technologies of IoT, sustainable energy, machine intelligence, etc., the question of whether the existing successes can...

by Simon Whitmell

Engineering Curriculum Specialist | Quanser

There was a time when electronics and computers were cutting edge. Integrated circuits were only in the most high-end products, and the idea of having a computer of your very own was a futurist dream. In those days electrical and...

by Zuzana Fabusova

Applications Marketing Specialist | Quanser

A visit to the Toronto Rehab Institute's Challenging Environment Assessment Laboratory (CEAL) is a special treat that comes with working at Quanser. I could hardly resist joining our software group when they decided to drop by and see how TRI's...

by Peter Martin

Engineering Curriculum Manager | Quanser Inc.

I could be wrong, but I don’t think that anyone really ever enjoyed slide shows. I realize that the 60s were a different time, and the options for entertainment were somewhat more limited than they are now, but I’m still...

by Murtaza Bohra

Unmanned Systems Engineer | Quanser Consulting Inc.

It all started in my grade 12 physics classroom. The birthplace of my doubt. I was hanging on by a thin rope connecting my desire to innovate and my parents’ desire for me to become a neurosurgeon. I questioned the...