Research & Innovation (R&I) is pleased to welcome Saeed Assarzadeh, PhD, to the Niagara College team. He is the new Advanced Manufacturing Scientist, Product Innovation and Manufacturing Research, for the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC).
Saeed will be leading and supporting our technical team in the various applied research projects and technical services through which we enable industry innovation.
Saeed is a mechanical engineer with extensive knowledge in engineering software and comes to us with more than 10 years of experience, having taught mechanical engineering, engaged in private and post-secondary research environments, and most recently in private sector aerospace engineering and design consulting.
As a licensed Professional Engineer of Ontario (PEng), Saeed holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, an MSc in Manufacturing Engineering from K.N. Toosi University of Technology, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from K.N. Toosi University of Technology.
“My experience with Research & Innovation has been great so far. WAMIC is involved in a wide range of projects, and we have a strong, dynamic, and experienced team capable of handling different projects in various fields to serve the needs of industry.”
During Saeed’s onboarding, he’s enjoyed WAMIC’s strong focus on teamwork. “My experience with Research & Innovation has been great so far. WAMIC is involved in a wide range of projects, and we have a strong, dynamic, and experienced team capable of handling different projects in various fields to serve the needs of industry,” he says.
“I found Niagara College to be a great workplace, giving me more opportunities to obtain invaluable experience by applying my knowledge and expertise on different applied industrial projects, which also helps promote the reputation of the College in industrial sectors,” says Saeed. “It also provides me the chance to share my experience with students and new graduates helping them acquire the skills to land good careers in today’s challenging job market.”
In his personal time, Saeed enjoys taking trips to the countryside, going to national parks, having picnics, hiking, and biking with my family and friends, especially during the summer.
For more information on the Saeed’s role or to get involved with WAMIC, you can contact Saeed via email at [email protected], or by phone at 905-735-2211, ext. 7058.