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, …Continue reading »

Manufacturers’ R&D needs met by SONAMI

Did you know October is Manufacturing Month in Canada? Here in southern Ontario, manufacturing is a major economic driver and is a leading sector in terms of investment in R&D. SONAMI (the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing,) supports innovative R&D by collaborating with manufacturers across southern Ontario – especially small- to medium-sized businesses (SMEs). …Continue reading »

Recalibrating a precision robot onsite

I-Cubed Industry Innovators is a manufacturer of a broad range of industrial automation tools and custom-designed robotic machinery. But the Stoney Creek-based company faced a time-sensitive challenge they couldn’t solve alone. The firm had a client that manufactures stone countertops and the pieces need to match up tightly, requiring accurate cutting. However, their water-jet cutting …Continue reading »

NOW HIRING: Computer Programmer Research Assistant position with our AETIC team

Computer Programmer Research Assistant, Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre   The successful candidate will work with the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre team. The work includes programming, testing and troubleshooting of agricultural data management and mapping web software. The position could involve development of web/cloud/IoT services, and helping to develop robotics technology. You …Continue reading »

Niagara College undergoing landmark cannabis-infused edibles research for agri-food sector

Food scientist Zhengtao Zhao, PhD, (foreground) and research assistant Umar Sher, inside the labs at the CFWI Innovation Centre working on standard operations procedures for the Electrosprayer, used to encapsulate CBD and THC for stability purposes.   Supporting product development and advancing scientific knowledge around cannabis edibles Niagara College is once again at the forefront …Continue reading »