MitacsGlobalink–ShastriIndo-CanadianInstitute(SICI)ResearchAward

HarshParikh(19BIC036),astudentofB.Tech.(IC)attheInstituteofTechnologyreceivedtheMitacsGlobalink–ShastriIndo-CanadianInstitute(SICI)ResearchAward.HeshallbeworkingasanInternfortheprojecttitled‘Optimizingcropyieldthroughaddressingsoilandcropvariabilitychallenges’undertheguidanceofDr.AitazazFarooque,SchoolofSustainableDesignEngineering,UniversityofPrinceEdwardIslandCharlottetown,Canada.Around$6000shallbeprovidedastheawardmoney.

MitacsGlobalinkResearchInternshipisacompetitiveinitiativeforinternationalundergraduatesfromthefollowingcountriesandregions:Australia,Brazil,China,Colombia,France,Germany,HongKong,India,Mexico,Pakistan,Taiwan,Tunisia,Ukraine,UnitedKingdomandtheUnitedStates.FromMayeachyear,top-rankedapplicantsparticipateina12-weekresearchinternshipunderthesupervisionofCanadianuniversityfacultymembersinavarietyofacademicdisciplines,fromscience,engineering,andmathematicstothehumanitiesandsocialsciences.MitacsGlobalinkResearchInternshipsarecurrentlyavailableatover70universitiesacrossCanada.