Scientists turned Engineers



Absolutely! “If you have a good science education then the world is your oyster, and you can do almost anything.” – Tanja Beshear, physicist working in industry ‘Turning Science into Things People Need,’ is a project exploring scientists who chose a career in industry instead of the ‘traditional’ academic path. […]

Can a Scientist Find a Rewarding Career in Industry?


Ashok Balakrishnan is the Director of Product Development at Enablence Technologies in Kanata, Ontario.  Ashok was a co-founder of Enablence Inc., and is a co-inventor on the key patents that define Enablence’s proprietary technology. He has extensive product development and commercialization expertise spanning several markets, including spectroscopy, telecommunications, and biophotonics.  […]

Ashok Balakrishnan, Director of Product Development at Enablence Technologies