Mechanical engineer with a background in telecommunication and medical technology
In her role as technical consultant, Maria merges her specialized skills as a mechanical engineer with the legal aspect of assessing the patentability of an invention.
Before joining Smart & Biggar, Maria was part of the engineering department of a large Canadian telecommunication company. There she worked on electromechanical projects from studying and analyzing cooling efficiencies in servers to participating in the design and implementation of data centers.
Her experience also extends to the field of biomedicine. She collaborated with the Montreal General Hospital for the development of a new laparoscope to facilitate minimal invasive surgery. This project required in depth knowledge of mechanical, electrical and biomedical engineering in order to best achieve the desired design.
Maria is fluent in English, French and Spanish.