Category Archives: Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre

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 »

POSITION AVAILABLE: Electronics Research Assistant position available with our Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team

Electronics Engineering Research Assistant, Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre 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 improving … Continue reading POSITION AVAILABLE: Electronics Research Assistant position available with our Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre team »

Machinist credits WAMIC for essential knowledge

Brock Husak, a former Mechanical Engineering Technician and co-op student at R&I.

Brock Husak is a 2019 graduate of Niagara College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program. He did his co-op with the Research & Innovation Centre in 2017, followed by a contract as research associate until September 2020, when he assumed the role of interim research laboratory technologist. Brock is employed with GS Machine and Tool in St. Anne’s Ont., as a manufacturing technician.  Tell us about where … Continue reading Machinist credits WAMIC for essential knowledge »