Category Archives: Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre

R&I welcomes SONAMI Communications Lead

Elina Ojanen, SONAMI Communications Lead

We are pleased to welcome Elina Ojanen to Niagara College in the position of Communications Lead with SONAMI. As the Communication Lead, Elina heads a full range of communications services for the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI), within the Research & Innovation (R&I) division at Niagara College, and implements communication plans to support projects, events, publications, and media relations. Elina’s role is … Continue reading R&I welcomes SONAMI Communications Lead »

WAMIC helps fill 3D printing gap for Bluicity

WAMIC and Bluicity collaboration

Food insecurity and 3D printing don’t seem to have a natural connection to one another at first thought. But if we examine a recent project that came out of the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) working with a company called Bluicity, you might just see that one fits with the other. Sam Alesio is the senior vice-president at Bluicity, a company whose goal is … Continue reading WAMIC helps fill 3D printing gap for Bluicity »

NOW HIRING: Electronics Research Assistant with our WAMIC Team

Electronics Engineering Research Assistant, Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) The Electronics Engineering Technology Research Assistant will have a comprehensive skill set to work with Research Leads, Research Project Manager, and Industry Partners in the development of electronic systems. The Research Assistant will report to the Research Project Manager. Some duties will include assisting in the design, building and testing of electronics systems, troubleshooting and … Continue reading NOW HIRING: Electronics Research Assistant with our WAMIC Team »

NOW HIRING: Software Developer Research Associate with our WAMIC team

Software Developer Research Associate, Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team The successful candidate will work with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team. Work includes programming, testing and troubleshooting of interface software for product development of advanced manufacturing research projects. The position could involve development of web/cloud/IoT services, and helping to develop cloud technology. You will work with senior team members in Advanced Manufacturing developing … Continue reading NOW HIRING: Software Developer Research Associate with our WAMIC team »

Program manager’s expertise embodied by versatility

Amal Driouich

It doesn’t say it on any of her degrees or professional credentials, but Amal Driouich is a versatile engineer. In title, she’s technically an industrial engineer who recently earned her Professional Engineer (P.Eng) designation. But to be an industrial engineer, Driouich had to take courses in civil, electrical, chemical, software and mechanical engineering. She also had to study accounting, finance and project management – all … Continue reading Program manager’s expertise embodied by versatility »

HandyScan lives up to its name testing both new and older parts

It looks like something a gamer would keep in their repertoire to edge out the competition in a hard-fought, virtual battle. But while the Creaform HandyScan won’t help anyone rid the video game world of bad guys, it certainly gives Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) and its industry partners a leg up over others. The HandyScan is much like its name suggests. … Continue reading HandyScan lives up to its name testing both new and older parts »