Project Opportunities


Volunteering/Dean’s Research Awards position (Remote)

Project: Design and prototype an adaptor for a virtual reality tracker

Time commitment: 4 hours/week

Start date: February 1, 2022

End date: April 29, 2022

Application Deadline: January 26, 2022

Student background: Engineering (Preferably Mechanical/Biomedical)

If interested, please send your CV to:

Dr. Ahmed Shehata at shehata@ualberta.ca with a subject line BLINC V/DRA project


Undergraduate Research Assistant position (Summer/co-op EE)

Project: Design and prototype a prosthesis control circuit board

Time commitment: Full-time (16 weeks)

Start date: May 2, 2022

End date: August 22, 2022

Application Deadline: January 26, 2022

Student background: Electrical Engineering + experience with soldering and circuit design and printing

If interested, please send a cover letter and your CV to:

Dr. Ahmed Shehata at shehata@ualberta.ca with a subject line BLINC URA EE project


Undergraduate Research Assistant position (Summer/co-op MecE)

Project: Model/adapt and import robotic hands in a virtual reality environment

Time commitment: Full-time (16 weeks)

Start date: May 2, 2022

End date: August 22, 2022

Application Deadline: January 26, 2022

Student background: Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering + experience with SolidWorks (experience with Unity game environment is an asset)

If interested, please send a cover letter and your CV to:

Dr. Ahmed Shehata at shehata@ualberta.ca with a subject line BLINC URA MecE project