Category Archives: Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre

POSITION AVAILABLE: Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant with our WAMIC team

Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant (Co-op) The Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant will have a comprehensive skill set to work with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team, Faculty Leads and Industry Partners on a variety of time-sensitive projects. The successful candidate may work on research projects or technical services in Additive manufacturing, Product Design & Development, Product Testing, Reverse Engineering and Lean Manufacturing Assessment. Hours completed … Continue reading POSITION AVAILABLE: Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant with our WAMIC team »

Al Spence: Taking on the applied research rodeo

Seek first to understand and then to be understood is a truism popularized by the late leadership guru Stephen R. Covey. Ask Allan Spence, PhD, however, and he’ll tell you this mantra was published even earlier in the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. Knowing that makes Spence, a research scientist at Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC), a candidate for ringer on … Continue reading Al Spence: Taking on the applied research rodeo »

Driving the lane on basketball training technology

Basketball coaches Serge Langis and Michael MacDougall noticed something about the players they worked with in their home province of New Brunswick; there were major gaps in the development of those playing at the university level. That is, when athletes went home for the summer between their school seasons, they were on their own with training, and experienced the athletic equivalent of the summer slide … Continue reading Driving the lane on basketball training technology »

WAMIC leaders earn provincial award

When it comes to Ontario spirit and leadership, Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) shines in the spotlight. Niagara College staff members have won two Awards of Excellence from the Minister of Colleges and Universities, including a team from the College’s Research & Innovation division, who was presented with an award in the Everyday Heroes category, for making a difference during the pandemic. … Continue reading WAMIC leaders earn provincial award »

NOW HIRING: Software Programmer Research Assistant with our WAMIC team

Software Programmer Research Assistant, Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre   The successful candidate will be a current student of Niagara College Computer Programmer (Co-op) or Computer Programmer – Analyst programs and will work with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team (Welland Campus). Working closely with the WAMIC team to develop or upgrade projects, work will include: programming, testing and troubleshooting of software applications and … Continue reading NOW HIRING: Software Programmer Research Assistant with our WAMIC team »

NOW HIRING: Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant (Co-op) position with our WAMIC team

Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant (Co-op) The Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant will have a comprehensive skill set to work with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team, Faculty Leads and Industry Partners on a variety of time-sensitive projects. The successful candidate may work on research projects or technical services in Additive manufacturing, Product Design & Development, Product Testing, Reality/Spatial Capture, Reverse Engineering and Lean Manufacturing Assessment. … Continue reading NOW HIRING: Mechanical Engineering Research Assistant (Co-op) position with our WAMIC team »